Washington is a very small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 1,087 people and just one neighborhood, Washington is the 179th largest community in Kansas.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Washington is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Washington is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Washington who work in office and administrative support (13.98%), sales jobs (10.75%) and management occupations (7.22%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Washington is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
One of the benefits of Washington is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.64 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Washington doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.