Washington, Georgia

Population 4,097

Washington is located in Wilkes County, GA. The population is 4,097, making Washington the largest city in Wilkes County.

There are 4 public schools in Washington with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Washington is very low , and there are 32 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Washington is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Washington property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Washington include Tignall, Rayle and Sharon.

Washington Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 20.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 65.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 13.5%

Crime Rate

4.99% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 157
  • Violent Crimes: 732
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 575
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 889

Registered Offenders

79.72% Higher than national avg.
  • 32 offenders in Washington
  • 78.11 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

67 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 11
  • Registered Polluters: 4
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 50


Moderate 4.8%
  • Georgia unemployment average: 4.4%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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4 Public Schools view public schools

There are 4 K-12 public schools in Washington, GA and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Washington's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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32 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Washington, GA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$174,000 compared to August 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

3 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Washington, GA issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 3 permits, 1 were issued for single family homes and 2 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Washington, GA issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $511
  • 1 Bedroom: $515
  • 2 Bedrooms: $678
  • 3 Bedrooms: $863
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,040

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Environmental Hazards

67 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/215)
    Washington, GA has 99.53% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Washington, GA is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.81 Average
    Washington, GA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 43.38°
  • February 46.57°
  • March 54.4°
  • April 62.68°
  • May 70.41°
  • June 78.97°
  • July 81°
  • August 80.44°
  • September 73.85°
  • October 62.25°
  • November 52.45°
  • December 44.53°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Washington, GA

Washington, GA has a low risk of earthquakes.
Washington, GA has no risk of hurricanes.
Washington, GA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Washington, GA has a moderate risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Washington, GA: $29,340


Unemployment in Washington is 4.8%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 4.4% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 59.38%
White Collar - 40.62%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Nathan Deal
  • Sen. Johnny Isakson
  • Sen. David Perdue

City Representatives

  • Jody Hice

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

Nearest Major Airports

16 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

2 Police Stations view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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