Washington Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Washington, IL

General Washington Information

State: Illinois

County: Tazewell County

Close cities: Goodfield, IL, Spring Bay, IL, Groveland, IL, Metamora, IL, East Peoria, IL, Peoria Heights, IL, Deer Creek, IL, Eureka, IL, Germantown Hills, IL, Morton, IL

Washington Population (census data)
Total 13,764 (+22.8% since 2000)
Male 6,717 (48.8%)
Female 7,047 (51.2%)

Population Density: 1,841 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 77.0 (US Avg is 100)

Washington Elevation: 710 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1878

Land Area: 7.48 square miles

Median Household Income: $60,381

Zip Codes: 61571.

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Washington Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (98.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (39.9%)
  • English (15.8%)
  • Irish (14.9%)
  • United States (7.3%)
  • Italian (5.5%)
  • French (3.9%)

Local Washington Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: Chicago Blackhawks, St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: Bradley University, Illinois State University

Washington School Information

High Schools
Washington Community High School (115 Bondurant Street, Washington, IL, 61571 - Washington Community High School District 308 District)
Middle Schools
Washington Middle School (105 South Spruce Street, Washington, IL, 61571 - Washington School District 52 District)
Elementary Schools
Beverly Manor Elementary School (1014 School Street, Washington, IL, 61571 - District 50 Schools District)
Central Elementary School (1301 Eagle Avenue, Washington, IL, 61571 - Central School District 51 District)
J L Hensey Elementary School (304 E Almond Drive, Washington, IL, 61571 - District 50 Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Lincoln Grade School (303 Jackson Street, Washington, IL, 61571 - Washington School District 52 District)

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