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Washington Court House, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Washington Court House is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fayette County at latitude 39.5389 and longitude -83.4279. Fayette County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 978 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Washington Court House, but most people and references simply refer to it as Washington Court House, Ohio.

The P1 Census Class Code for Washington Court House indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Washington Court House (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Washington Court House: Washington, Washington Courthouse.

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Washington Court House, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 14,231
Population in Households 13,700
Population in Familes 10,554
Population in Group Qrtrs 531
Population Density1 1,629
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 5,799
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 3,649
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,493 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,096 (47.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,704 (41.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 694 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $107,029
Average Home Value $127,237


Median Household Income $35,859
Average Household Income $46,656
Per Capita Income $19,035
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.06% 0.03%
Households 0.15% 0.05%
Families 0.14% -0.2%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.68%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Washington Court House, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Washington Court House to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 123 90th
Population Density1 # 399 67th
Diversity Index2 # 362 70th
Median Household Income # 1050 13th
Per Capita Income # 1000 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.