Washington Hempstead County, Arkansas

Washington: City in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States

About

Washington is a city located in the county of Hempstead in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its population at the 2010 census was 180 and a population density of 69 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 165 inhabitants.

The city was created 198 years ago in 1824.

Washington Quick Facts

Population : 165 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Arkansas (United States)
County : Hempstead County
Different from : Washington County
Postal code : 71862
Phone Area Codes : 870
Area : 2.61 km2
Official name : City of Washington
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Continent : North America
Named for : George Washington
Altitude : 446 feet / 136 meters
Establishment : February 02, 1824 (198 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 15:14:59 (27th September 2022)
Density : 63 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -9.09% (2010-2020)
Washington locator map
Location of Washington on Arkansas map.
Old Washington image
Old Washington
Old Washington image

Geography

Washington is located at 33°46'26"N 93°40'58"W (33.7740100, -93.6826800).

Washington map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Washington decreased by 9.09% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 180 - census
2011 177 -1.69% estimation process
2012 175 -1.14% estimation process
2013 176 0.57% estimation process
2014 175 -0.57% estimation process
2015 173 -1.16% estimation process
2016 172 -0.58% estimation process
2017 170 -1.18% estimation process
2018 169 -0.59% estimation process
2019 168 -0.6% estimation process
2020 165 -1.82% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,358
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 4,076
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 31.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,052
April 1, 2010 Population : 4,067
People under 5 years old, percentage : 10.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 31.3%
People over 65 (%) : 4.0%
Female persons, % : 52.5%
White only, percent : 91.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.8%
Asians alone % : 1.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 88.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 203
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 58.3%

Washington zip code is 71862. County name: Hempstead, County fips: 05057

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 58.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $117,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,034
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $349
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,010
2015-2019 Households : 1,703
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.97
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 89.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.6%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 10.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 66.1%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,222
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 10,023
2012 total retail sales per capita : $2,298
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 35.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $59,931
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,325
Percentage of people living in poverty : 11.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 431
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 146
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 252
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 424
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 406
2010 population per square mile : 981.5
2010 land area in square miles : 4.14

People born in Washington (5)

People born in Washington, including artist Jimmie Durham, politician Albert G. Simms, painter Jenny Eakin Delony, .

List

  • A. C. Bilbrew (American poet) she was born in 01/01/1888
  • Floyd Joseph Calvin (American journalist) he was born in 13/07/1902

Schools in Washington

College & universities near Washington, AR

Code Name City ZIP
107725 University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana Hope (AR) 71801

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Washington, AR

Code Name Address Type
HOP Hope 100 East Division Street RAIL
TXA Texarkana 100 East Front Street RAIL
ARK Arkadelphia station 798 South 5th St. RAIL
MVN Malvern station 200 East First St. RAIL

Post offices near Washington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Washington Post Office Washington (AR) 71862

Other places with the same name (30)

Other cities in Hempstead County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hempstead County , AR.

City Name Population Title
Hope 9,438 City in Arkansas, United States
Evening Shade 442 Human settlement in Sharp County, Arkansas, United States of America
Blevins 299 City in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States
Perrytown 257 City in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States
Fulton 191 Human settlement in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States of America
McCaskill 95 City in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States
Ozan 79 City in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States
McNab 63 Human settlement in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States of America
Oakhaven 58 City in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States
Patmos 58 Human settlement in Hempstead County, Arkansas, United States of America