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     Population
Washington   Orange County  Vermont 
Total Population, 2010   1039   28936   625741
 ...that is Under 18 Years of Age   190   6049   129233
 ...that is 65 Years of Age and Over   126   4276   91078
 ...that is Female   506   14515   317535
 ...that is Male   533   14421   308206
Median Age, 2000   39   39   38
Population Density (Persons per Sq. Mi.), 2000   27   41   66
Total Population in Urban Areas, 2000   0   602   232448
Total Population in Group Quarters, 2000   0   646   20760
Absolute Population Change, 1990-2000   110   2077   46060
Percent Population Change, 1990-2000   12%   8%   8%
Natural Increase, 1990-2000   33   990   23071
Annual Births, 2006   11   279   6510
Annual Deaths, 2006   9   225   5043
Total Population 5 Years and Older, 2000   1010   26627   574842
  ...Lived in a different house in the U.S. five years ago   251   8576   227850
        ...in Different Town or City five years ago   251   8419   199432
            ...in Different County five years ago   166   4958   105857
                ...in Different State five years ago   21   2512   69748
 ...Lived Outside U.S. five years ago   4   148   7393
 ...Net (domestic) Migration, 1995-2000   12   -69   2254

     Race/Ethnicity/Nativity
Washington   Orange County  Vermont 
Total Population, 2000
 ...(of all races) that is Hispanic / Latino   7   165   5504
 ...that is White Only   1018   27666   589208
 ...that is Black / African American Only   5   68   3063
 ...that is Asian Only   2   99   5217
 ...that is American Indian / Alaska Native Only   0   76   2420
 ...that is Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Only   0   10   141
 ...that is Some Other Race Only   3   38   1443
 ...that is Multi-Racial   19   269   7335
Total Claims, 2000
  ...of White Racial Background   1037   27923   596079
  ...of Black / African American Racial Background   5   100   4492
  ...of Asian Racial Background   4   152   6622
  ...of American Indian / Alaska Native Racial Background   7   224   6396
  ...of Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Racial Background   0   16   308
  ...of Some Other Racial Background   13   88   2727
Native to US, 2000   1032   27724   585582
 ...Native to Vermont   719   13154   330528
 ...Native to Other State   300   14355   250395
Foreign Born, 2000   15   502   23245
 ...Entered Area within previous five years   8   130   8217

     Civics & Planning
  Washington
Year Town Incorporated or Chartered 1781
Type of Entity Municipality - Town
County Orange County
Regional Planning Commission Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission
Incorporated Villages --
Municipal Plan Yes
  ...approved by Regional Planning Commission Yes
Zoning Ordinance Yes
Subdivision Ordinance No
Development Review Board No
Development Category 3 - Outlying Town

     Housing
Washington   Orange County  Vermont 
Total Households, 2000   406   10936   240634
Average Household Size, 2000   3   3   2
Total Number of Families, 2000   292   7614   157763
Average Family Size, 2000   3   3   3
Total Housing Units, 2000   528   13386   294382
  ...Owner Occupied   357   8559   169784
  ...Renter Occupied   49   2377   70850
  ...Vacant   122   2450   53748
        ...for Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use   105   1850   43060
Median Housing Unit Value, 2000   $89700   $98600   $111200
Median Monthly Ownership Costs, 2000
  ...with Mortgage   $813   $879   $1021
 ...without Mortgage   $373   $339   $378
  ...as a Percentage of Household Income, 1999   18%   20%   20%
Median Gross Rent, 2000   $467   $511   $553
  ...as a % of Household Income, 1999   25%   23%   26%
Housing Units by Heat Source, 2000
  ...Heated with Utility Gas   5   69   29234
 ...Heated with Bottled / Tank / LP Gas   55   1878   34715
 ...Heated with Electricity   5   218   11363
 ...Heated with Fuel Oil / Kerosene   240   6617   141041
 ...Heated with Coal / Coke   0   14   427
 ...Heated with Wood   101   2084   22616
 ...Heated with Solar Energy   0   6   90
 ...Heated with Other Type of Fuel   0   12   817
 ...That Are not Heated   0   38   331
Extended Orange County Housing Data Profile at www.housingdata.org

     Economy
Washington
 
Orange County
 
Vermont
 
Median Household Income, 1999   43125   39855   40856
Median Family Income, 1999   50500   45771   48625
Per Capita Income, 1999   18439   18784   20625
Median Adjusted Gross Income per Family, 2007   47199   52158   57433
Average Adjusted Gross Income per Person, 2007   22138   22582   24210
Annual Average Wage, 2008   25943   32012   38317
Median Earnings, 1999   23831   21231   21497
  ...Male   26108   25485   26445
  ...Female   20500   17393   17092
Total Retail Receipts (Taxable), Fiscal Year 2008   543669   --   5193157571
Civilian Labor Force, 2008   680   16400   355400
   ...Employed   650   15650   338500
   ...Unemployed   30   750   16900
   ...Unemployment Rate   5   4   5
Persons for Whom Poverty Status was Considered, 2000   1047   27538   588053
   ...in Poverty, 1999   64   2513   55506
     ...under 5 years old   0   178   4476
     ...5 to 11 years old   10   371   7013
     ...12 to 17 years old   2   291   5106
     ...18 to 64 years old   41   1364   32694
     ...65 to 74 years old   9   130   2785
     ...75 Years and Over   2   179   3432
Families for Whom Poverty Status was Considered, 2000   290   7704   158684
   ...in Poverty, 1999   9   467   9925
     ...with Related Children Under 18, 1999   4   373   7788
Total Persons in Reach-Up Program (formerly ANFC), 2005   16   373   11410
Families in Reach-Up Program (formerly ANFC), 2005   7   154   4573
Total Persons Receiving Food Stamps, 2005   65   2025   46416
Households Receiving Food Stamps, 2005   32   944   23080
Households for whom public assistance income was considered, 2000   399   10979   240744
  ...with Public Assistance Income, 1999   21   479   11610

     Transportation
Washington   Orange County  Vermont 
Class 1 Highway Mileage, 2004   0   2   135
Class 2 Highway Mileage, 2004   14   209   2716
Class 3 Highway Mileage, 2004   37   736   8509
Class 4 Highway Mileage, 2004   33   222   1534
State Highway Mileage, 2004   7   230   2704
Lane Highway Mileage, 2004   0   0   24
Scenic Highway Mileage, 2004   0   0   54
Number of Households with 1 Vehicle, 2000   107   3276   80892
Number of Households with 2 Vehicles, 2000   183   4939   103737
Number of Households with 3 or more Vehicles, 2000   108   2186   39544
Number of Households with no Vehicles, 2000   8   535   16461
Average Number of Vehicles per Household, 2000   2   2   2
   ...in owner-occupied housing units   2   2   2
   ...in renter-occupied housing units   2   1   1
Total workers 16 years of age and over, 2000   594   14424   311839
   ...who Drove to Work Alone   472   10752   234388
   ...who Carpooled to Work   55   1903   37191
   ...who Commuted via Public Transportation   0   43   2208
   ...who Commuted via Motorcycle   0   2   136
   ...who Commuted via Bicycle   0   13   977
   ...who Walked to Work   12   569   17554
   ...who Commuted via Another Means   10   111   1734
   ...who worked at Home   45   1031   17651
   ...who worked outside town or city of residence   511   10170   202707
   ...who worked outside county of residence   412   7690   66901
   ...who worked outside Vermont   22   2823   21346
Aggregate Travel Time to Work (in minutes), 2000   16260   339330   6367500
Average Travel Time to Work (in minutes), 2000   30   25   22
Total Number of Automobile Accidents, 2001   --   51   3260
   ...Involving Fatalities   --   3   83
   ...Involving Injuries (not Fatalities)   --   35   1661
   ...Involving Property Damage Only   --   13   1514

     Education
Washington   Orange County  Vermont 
EDUCATIONAL ENROLLMENT
Total Population 3 Years and Over, 2000   1021   27341   588931
  ...Enrolled in preprimary school
      ...Public School   26   592   12265
      ...Private School   5   231   4991
  ...Enrolled in elementary school
      ...Public School   102   3145   65574
      ...Private School   25   354   5106
  ...Enrolled in high school
      ...Public School   74   1623   32174
      ...Private School   3   172   3728
  ...Enrolled in college (undergraduate)
      ...Public School   28   881   20669
      ...Private School   3   174   12499
  ...Enrolled in graduate or professional school
      ...Public School   0   69   3684
      ...Private School   0   108   3466
  ...Not enrolled in school   755   19992   424775
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Total Population 18 Years and Older, 2000   783   20997   461248
  ...Less than 9th Grade Education   52   1057   21253
  ...9-12th Grade Education, no Diploma   89   2393   43325
  ...High School or Equivalency   397   7912   147980
  ...Some College, no Degree   93   3382   90833
  ...Associateís Degree   43   1618   33510
  ...Bachelorís Degree   80   2853   79255
  ...Graduate or Professional Degree   29   1782   45092
Washington # School Report Data, 2008

 Property Taxation
Washington   Orange County  Vermont 
Municipal Tax Rate (plus LAR & Highway) (per $100), fiscal year 2009   0.48   --   --
Educational Tax Rate for Homesteads (per $100), fiscal year 2009   1.0133   --   --
Educational Tax Rate for Non-Residential (per $100), fiscal year 2009   1.2772   --   --
Common Level of Appraisal Ratio, fiscal year 2010   0.9945   --   --
Extended Property Valuation Data

     Public Safety
Washington   Orange County  Vermont 
Total Instances of Crime, 2008   22   736   30033
  ...Against People   3   104   3623
  ...Against Property   19   595   23506
  ...Against Society     37   2904

     Natural Resources
Washington   Orange County  Vermont 
Area of Land, Acres, 2000   24870   440960   5920640
Area of Water, Acres, 2000   6   4000   261200
Total Private & Public Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   1013   21305   1148249
Percent Private & Public Conserved Lands, 1999   4%   --   --
Federal Administered Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   0   0   435009
State Administered Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   663   9663   378563

     Forestry & Agriculture
   
2007 Census of Agriculture
Census of Agriculture Website
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Vermont Forest Resource Harvest Reports
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Data tables derived from Vermont Indicators Online