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Washington, New Jersey

Washington is a borough located in Warren County, New Jersey. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 6,712.

Geography Washington is located at 40°45'38" North, 74°58'45" West (40.760532, -74.979231)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 5.1 km² (2.0 mi²). 5.1 km² (2.0 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 6,712 people, 2,724 households, and 1,686 families residing in the borough. The population density is 1,322.2/km² (3,429.9/mi²). There are 2,876 housing units at an average density of 566.5/km² (1,469.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 91.45% White, 3.89% African American, 0.12% Native American, 1.45% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.61% from other races, and 1.47% from two or more races. 4.17% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,724 households out of which 33.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% are married couples living together, 12.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 38.1% are non-families. 31.6% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.46 and the average family size is 3.15.

In the borough the population is spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 33.8% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 99.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.0 males.

The median income for a household in the borough is $47,000, and the median income for a family is $61,379. Males have a median income of $41,436 versus $31,880 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $23,166. 5.6% of the population and 5.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 7.5% are under the age of 18 and 3.3% are 65 or older.

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