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The Washington Census Designated Place had a population of 189 as of July 1, 2019. Washington ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Washington is located at latitude 39.3593 and longitude -120.7991 in Nevada County. The formal boundaries for the Washington Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nevada County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,641 feet.

The Washington Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628797) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Washington Census Designated Place is located within Nevada City CCD of Nevada County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Washington: Indiana Camp.

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Washington, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 189
Population in Households 182
Population in Familes 105
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 99
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $52,722
Average Household Income $71,833
Per Capita Income $35,301


Total Housing Units 133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (30.8%)
Median Home Value $245,455
Average Home Value $321,711


Total Households 92
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 43
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.23% 0.21%
Households 0.24% 0.43%
Families 2.25% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   4.98%

Washington, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1346 12th
Population Density # 1281 16th
Diversity Index # 1482 3rd
Median Household Income # 1022 33rd
Per Capita Income # 613 60th

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