Washington is a medium-sized city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 24,299 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Washington is the 36th largest community in Utah. Washington has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Washington, where the median household income is $52,885.00.
Unlike some cities, Washington isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Washington are a mix 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 sales jobs (17.95%), office and administrative support (16.20%), and management occupations (8.52%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.67 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Washington does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of people in Washington who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.62% of adults in Washington have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Washington in 2010 was $23,499, which is upper middle income relative to Utah, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $93,996 for a family of four. However, Washington contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Washington is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Washington home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Washington residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Washington include German, Danish, Irish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Washington is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.