Washington Information

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

General Washington Information

State: Louisiana

County: St Landry Parish

Close cities: Opelousas, LA, Grand Coteau, LA, Washington, LA, Leonville, LA, Palmetto, LA, Ville Platte, LA, Port Barre, LA, Lawtell, LA, Lebeau, LA, Bunkie, LA

Washington Population (census data)
Total 1,052 (-2.0% since 2000)
Male 469 (44.6%)
Female 583 (55.4%)

Population Density: 1,222 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 89.6 (US Avg is 100)

Washington Elevation: 63 feet above sea level

Land Area: 0.86 square miles

Median Household Income: $13,999

Zip Codes: 70589.

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Washington Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (56.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (42.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
Ancestry Information:
  • French (10.3%)
  • French Canadian (7.5%)
  • United States (5.8%)
  • English (3.5%)
  • German (2.5%)

Local Washington Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Houston Texans, New Orleans Saints
NBA Basketball: New Orleans Hornets, Houston Rockets
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: University of Louisiana,

Washington School Information

High Schools
North Central High School (6579 Highway 10, Washington, LA, 70589 - Saint Landry Parish School Board District)
Elementary Schools
Grand Prairie Elementary School (669 Highway 363, Washington, LA, 70589 - Saint Landry Parish School Board District)
Washington Elementary School (1530 Highway 10, Washington, LA, 70589 - Saint Landry Parish School Board District)

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