Washington City PUMA, PA

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Population

144,343

0.3% decline

Median Age

44.6


Median Household Income

$64,012

2.97% growth

Poverty Rate

7.9%


Number of Employees

67,003

0.37% growth

Median Property Value

$181,800

2.77% growth

About

In 2017, Washington City PUMA, PA had a population of 144k people with a median age of 44.6 and a median household income of $64,012. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Washington City PUMA, PA declined from 144,778 to 144,343, a -0.3% decrease and its median household income grew from $62,165 to $64,012, a 2.97% increase.

The population of Washington City PUMA, PA is 92.3% White Alone, 3.1% Black or African American Alone, and 1.78% Two or More Races. 3.34% of the people in Washington City PUMA, PA speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Washington City PUMA, PA are Washington & Jefferson College (347 degrees awarded in 2016), Penn Commercial Business/Technical School (125 degrees), and Western Area Career & Technology Center (35 degrees).

The median property value in Washington City PUMA, PA is $181,800, and the homeownership rate is 76.7%. Most people in Washington City PUMA, PA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25 minutes. The average car ownership in Washington City PUMA, PA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Washington City PUMA, PA employs 67k people. The largest industries in Washington City PUMA, PA are Construction (4,625 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,668 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,576 people), and the highest paying industries are Paint, coating, & adhesive manufacturing ($135,318), Construction, & mining & oil & gas field machinery manufacturing ($126,608), and Glass & glass product manufacturing ($126,186).

Median household income in Washington City PUMA, PA is $64,012. Males in Washington City PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.53 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,853. The income inequality in Washington City PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.475, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$64,012

2017 value

± $1,674

2.97%

1 Year Growth

± 3.46%

Households in Washington City PUMA, PA have a median annual income of $64,012, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $62,165 in 2016, which represents a 2.97% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$76,420

Average Male Salary

± $10,146

$49,853

Average Female Salary

± $7,596

In 2017, full-time male employees in Washington City PUMA, PA made 1.53 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $80,493 ± $90,808

  2. White

    $55,409 ± $5,992

  3. Two or More Races

    $41,223 ± $29,660

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Washington City PUMA, PA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.45 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.475

2017 Wage GINI

0.468

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Washington City PUMA, PA was 0.475 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.55% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Washington City PUMA, PA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Washington City PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Washington City PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $107,007, followed by Bucks County (Central) PUMA, PA and King of Prussia & Ardmore (East) PUMA, PA, with respective values of $104,302 and $103,802.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Washington City PUMA, PA (11.2k out of 141k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    9,788 ± 597

  2. Black

    780 ± 192

  3. Hispanic

    317 ± 126

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Washington City PUMA, PA is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

67k

2017 Value

0.37%

1 Year growth

± 0.37%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Washington City PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.37%, from 66.8k employees to 67k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Washington City PUMA, PA, are Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,045 people), Miscellaneous managers (1,937 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,749 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Washington City PUMA, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Washington City PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,045 people), Miscellaneous managers (1,937 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,749 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Washington City PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers (14.6 times higher than expected), Chiropractors (7.81 times), and Miscellaneous plant & system operators (7.29 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Washington City PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($280,101), Chief executives & legislators ($231,584), and Personal financial advisors ($193,578).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

67k

2017 Value

0.37%

1 Year growth

± 0.37%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Washington City PUMA, PA grew at a rate of 0.37%, from 66.8k employees to 67k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Washington City PUMA, PA, are Construction (4,625 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,668 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,576 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Washington City PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Washington City PUMA, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Washington City PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Construction (4,625 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,668 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,576 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Washington City PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of Coal mining (24.8 times higher than expected), Nonferrous metal (except aluminum) production & processing (8.88 times), and Oil & gas extraction (7.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Washington City PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Paint, coating, & adhesive manufacturing ($135,318), Construction, & mining & oil & gas field machinery manufacturing ($126,608), and Glass & glass product manufacturing ($126,186).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $83B

  2. $50.6B

  3. $49.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $83B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($50.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($49.7B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$618B

2015 Value

$954B

Projected 2045 Value

54.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $618B. This is expected to increase 54.4% to $954B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $61B

  2. $57.7B

  3. $33.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $61B, followed by New Jersey with $57.7B and Ohio and $33.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Washington City PUMA, PA has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Washington City PUMA, PA was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Washington City PUMA, PA see 1232 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1228 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1481 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 559 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16%). Additionally, Clearfield County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,232 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,232 patients per year. This represents a 0.326% increase from the previous year (1,228 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$9,258

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,634

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,407

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,243

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Washington City PUMA, PA N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16% prevalence

  2. 13.4% prevalence

  3. 13.2% prevalence

Fayette County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 16%.

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Diversity

Washington City PUMA, PA is home to a population of 144k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Washington City PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Washington City PUMA, PA is composed of 133k White Alone residents (92.3%), 4.47k Black or African American Alone residents (3.1%), 2.57k Two or More Races residents (1.78%), 2.24k Hispanic or Latino residents (1.55%), 1.61k Asian Alone residents (1.12%), 147 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.102%), 76 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0527%), and 22 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0152%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Washington City PUMA, PA are Spanish (1,248 speakers), German (390 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (354 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

45

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Washington City PUMA, PA was 44.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Washington City PUMA, PA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Washington City PUMA, PA residents was 45.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

2.39%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

3.46k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Washington City PUMA, PA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Washington City PUMA, PA was 2.39%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Germany

    356 ± 463 people

  2. India

    289 ± 417 people

  3. China

    275 ± 407 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Washington City PUMA, PA was Germany, the natal country of 356 Washington City PUMA, PA residents, followed by India with 289 and China with 275.

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Citizenship

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

98.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Washington City PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Washington City PUMA, PA was 98.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    133k ± 580

  2. Black or African American Alone

    4.47k ± 395

  3. Two or More Races

    2.57k ± 363

In 2017, there were 29.8 times more White Alone residents (133k people) in Washington City PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.47k Black or African American Alone and 2.57k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    1,248 speakers (0.913%)

  2. German

    390 speakers (0.285%)

  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)

    354 speakers (0.259%)

3.34% of Washington City PUMA, PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Washington City PUMA, PA was Spanish. 0.913% of the overall population of Washington City PUMA, PA are native Spanish speakers. 0.285% speak German and 0.259% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,971 ± 319

  2. Korea

    1,287 ± 190

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,258 ± 203

Washington City PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.09 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Washington City PUMA, PA awarded 541 degrees. The student population of Washington City PUMA, PA is skewed towards women, with 819 male students and 1,018 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Washington City PUMA, PA are White (465 and 86.1%), followed by Black or African American (23 and 4.26%), Two or More Races (15 and 2.78%), and Hispanic or Latino (14 and 2.59%).

The largest universities in Washington City PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are Washington & Jefferson College (347 and 64.1%), Penn Commercial Business/Technical School (125 and 23.1%), and Western Area Career & Technology Center (35 and 6.47%).

The most popular majors in Washington City PUMA, PA are General Business (59 and 10.9%), Accounting (37 and 6.84%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (35 and 6.47%).

The median tuition costs in Washington City PUMA, PA are $44,320 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 59 degrees awarded

  2. 37 degrees awarded

  3. 33 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Washington City PUMA, PA was General Business with 59 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Washington City PUMA, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 347 degrees awarded

  2. 125 degrees awarded

  3. 35 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$44,320

Median Private

In 2016, the Washington City PUMA, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Washington & Jefferson College with 347 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

243

Degrees Awarded to Men

298

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 243 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Washington City PUMA, PA, which is 0.815 times less than the 298 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    465 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    23 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    15 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Washington City PUMA, PA were to White students. These 465 degrees mean that there were 20.2 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 23 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Washington City PUMA, PA was $181,800 in 2017, which is 0.835 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $176,900 to $181,800, a 2.77% increase. The homeownership rate in Washington City PUMA, PA is 76.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Washington City PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 25 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Washington City PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$64,012

Median Household Income

± $1,674

57.8k

Number of Households

± 1,394

In 2017, the median household income of the 57.8k households in Washington City PUMA, PA grew to $64,012 from the previous year's value of $62,165.

The following chart displays the households in Washington City PUMA, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$181,800

2017 Median

± $3,418

$176,900

2016 Median

± $3,743

In 2017, the median property value in Washington City PUMA, PA grew to to $181,800 from the previous year's value of $176,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Washington City PUMA, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Washington City PUMA, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Washington City PUMA, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Washington City PUMA, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

76.7%

2017 Homeownership

76.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.7% of the housing units in Washington City PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Washington City PUMA, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Washington City PUMA, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Washington City PUMA, PA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

25 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Washington City PUMA, PA have a shorter commute time (25 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.75% of the workforce in Washington City PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.7%

  2. Carpooled

    7.86%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.91%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Washington City PUMA, PA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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