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Washington is a city in Tazewell County, in the Peoria metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Washington. For links to other places called Washington, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Washington is 40.703N. The longitude is -89.407W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 761 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 12,040.


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Median household income
Local
$52,210
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Washington demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Cherry Festival - May 30-June 2, 2007
Dates often change. Check Washington web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with 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 Tazewell County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Peoria-Pekin area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61571 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

35% of Washington residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $24,231, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

31% 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 $460.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $972.


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Libraries in Washington include Sunnyland Branch, Washington District Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Tazewell 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 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Washington include Super 8.

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DUPLICATE NAMES
Other IL communities named Washington:
  �Carroll County township
  �Tazewell County township
  �Will County township

IL communities formerly known as Washington:
  �Macomb, McDonough County

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