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Washington is a city in Washington County.

It is the county seat. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Washington. For links to other places called Washington, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Washington is 39.818N. The longitude is -97.05W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,325 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,168.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$30,529
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Washington demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Washington County Fair - Aug. 1-4, 2007
  • Washington County Rodeo - June 8-9, 2007
  • Fall Fest - Sept. 15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Washington web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Washington County Museum & Log Cabin
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Washington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washington County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 66968 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

38% of Washington residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Washington ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Washington was $15,760, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of Washington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Washington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $208.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $536.


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Politics

Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Washington political report.

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The average commute time for Washington workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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LOCAL GUIDES

More info about Washington:

DUPLICATE NAMES
Other KS communities named Washington:
  �Chautauqua County township
  �Crawford County township
  �Anderson County township
  �Saline County township
  �Wabaunsee County township
  �Jackson County township
  �Sherman County township
  �Brown County township
  �Jewell County township
  �Doniphan County township
  �Washington County township
  �Smith County township
  �Republic County township
  �Nemaha County township

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