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B+
Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    A
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Washington is a town in Utah with a population of 24,231. Washington is in Washington County. Living in Washington offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Washington there are a lot of parks. Many families, young professionals, and retirees live in Washington and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Washington are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$240,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,141
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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Washington Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    82.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    33.8
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    251.7
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,427.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    78.9
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    20%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    9%
    13%

Working in Washington

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,697
National
$55,322

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Washington Reviews

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A quiet neighborhood. Friendly, lots of parking, great community feel. Wish there were more local food options, but otherwise I loved living there!
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I really love where we live. St. George, UT was recently voted the best city in Utah. I completely understand why. I love the red rocks, the blue sky, and the simple easy going way of life here. This area is currently growing like crazy! It seems like new developments are starting up every week. When I was a kid living in Orange County, California, my family would travel to St. George every year to spend Spring Break here. We would ride dirt bikes, go to the lake, and just enjoy the heat. If I could do it all over again I would come to St. George, UT in a heart beat. I have no regrets about choosing to attend college here in Southern Utah and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a wonderful experience.
I really love Washington City. I may be biased, because I grew up here, but it's really one of the best little towns you could ever live in. You're just out of the city enough to feel like you're still in with the St. George vibe, but you don't have to be in the thick of St. George's busy streets all the time. Not only that, but those few miles from downtown out you just that much closer to enjoying some of the world class nature that resides here in Washington County.