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Washington is a city in Washington County, in the Iowa City metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the county, which was named for George Washington

The latitude of Washington is 41.299N. The longitude is -91.692W.

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

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,253.


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Median household income
Local
$36,067
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Washington demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 35. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 4.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Washington County Fair - July 15-20, 2007
Dates often change. Check Washington web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Darling State Park
Historic sites and museums: Conger House Museum, DAR 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 52353 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

32% of Washington residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $18,145, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

17% of Washington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Washington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $343.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $761.


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Libraries in Washington include Washington Free Public Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Washington include Washington Evening Journal

TV stations in Washington include K13MN.

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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 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Washington include Super 8.

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