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The Washington Census Designated Place had a population of 185 as of July 1, 2017. 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 39.3592 and longitude -120.7905 in Nevada County. The formal boundaries for the Washington Census Designated Place (see map below) 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.

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: Indiana Camp.

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


Total Population 185
Daytime Population: Workers 78
Daytime Population: Residents 63
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 141
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 177
Population in Familes 102
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 97
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $49,230
Average Household Income $75,464
Per Capita Income $37,399


Total Housing Units 131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (46.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (32.1%)
Median Home Value $412,500
Average Home Value $366,532


Total Households 89
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.0% 0.11%
Households -0.15% 0.22%
Families 2.55% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.82%

Washington, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California 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 # 1347 11th
Population Density # 1280 16th
Diversity Index # 1479 2nd
Median Household Income # 975 36th
Per Capita Income # 429 72nd

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