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Washington

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    grade B
    Overall Niche Grade
    1. Public Schools
      grade B+
    2. Crime & Safety
      grade B minus
    3. Housing
      grade C+
    4. Nightlife
      grade B minus
    5. Good for Families
      grade B
    6. Diversity
      grade B
    7. Jobs
      grade A
    8. Weather
      grade A minus
    9. Cost of Living
      grade C
    10. Health & Fitness
      grade A
    11. Outdoor Activities
      grade A minus
    12. Commute
      grade A minus

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    Washington is a with a population of 28,192. 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.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $330,700
    National
    $229,800
    Median Rent
    $1,168
    National
    $1,096
    Area Feel
    Suburban Rural Mix
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      29%
    • Own
      71%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      71.8
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      3.3
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      26.1
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      3.3
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      130.6
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      1,182.2
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      104.5
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade B
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      17%
    • 10-17 years
      12%
    • 18-24 years
      7%
    • 25-34 years
      14%
    • 35-44 years
      15%
    • 45-54 years
      10%
    • 55-64 years
      8%
    • 65+ years
      17%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      12%
      national  13%
    • Bachelor's degree
      21%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      41%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      20%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      6%
      national  11%

    Working in Washington

    Jobs
    grade A
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $75,389
    National
    $64,994

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