Washington County Information

Washington in Georgia occupies 684 square miles and has a 2006 population of 20,723, a change from a 2000 population of 21,176 and 19,112 in 1990. 14.4% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.2% percent is 25-35, and 14.6% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 88 acts of violent crime reported in Washington in 2004, a change from 84 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 490 people: 5.9% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 4.6%.

Read more about Washington, Georgia in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyWashington 
StateGeorgia 
Land Area684 sq. milesRanked 1,479 of 3,140
Population 200620,723Ranked 1,776 of 3,140
Population 200519,998 
Population 200021,176Ranked 1,727 of 3,140
Population 199019,112Ranked 1,726 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion46.1% 
African American53.3% 
Asian American.3% 
Native American.2% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.5% 
Population 5 to 1414.1% 
Population 15 to 2414.4% 
Population 25 to 3412.2% 
Population 35 to 4414.6% 
Population 45 to 5414.7% 
Population 55 to 6410.1% 
Population 65 to 747.1% 
Population 75 and up6.4% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes8884
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes3 
Robberies23 
Aggravated Assaults62 
Total Property Crimes648613
Burglaries114 
Larceny Thefts492 
Motor Vehicle Thefts42 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population8,3478,600
Unemployed Population490396
Unemployment Rate5.9%4.6%

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