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Washington is a township in Macomb County, in the Detroit metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Washington. For links to other places called Washington, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Washington is 42.724N. The longitude is -83.036W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 781 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 19,080.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Washington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Macomb County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Detroit area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48096 ZIP code.
23% 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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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Washington was $30,740, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Washington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Washington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $519. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,363.
Libraries in Washington include Graubner Library ... View libraries
Macomb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Washington political report.
The average commute time for Washington workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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