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Washington, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The City of Washington had a population of 177 as of July 1, 2017. Washington ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Washington is located at latitude 33.773 and longitude -93.6834 in Hempstead County. The formal boundaries for the City of Washington (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hempstead County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 446 feet.

The City of Washington (GNIS ID: 2405680) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Washington is located within Township of Ozan, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hempstead County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Washington population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Washington: Hempstead Court House, Old Washington.

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Washington, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 177
Daytime Population: Workers 399
Daytime Population: Residents 94
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 493
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.79
Population in Households 177
Population in Familes 146
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 176
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $37,334
Average Household Income $50,482
Per Capita Income $20,757


Total Housing Units 90 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 58 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $104,825


Total Households 75
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.23% -0.57%
Households 0.0% -0.54%
Families 1.74% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Washington, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 436 19th
Population Density # 433 20th
Diversity Index # 41 92nd
Median Household Income # 282 48th
Per Capita Income # 268 51st

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