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Population (year 2000): 23,845
Males: 11,402 (47.8%), Females: 12,443 (52.2%)

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Median resident age: 40.6 years
Median household income: $81,177 (year 2000)
Median house value: $172,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Fort Washington:

  • Black (67.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (17.8%)
  • Filipino (8.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Other race (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (4.0%), English (3.4%), Subsaharan African (3.4%), Irish (3.3%), Italian (2.2%), United States (2.0%).Washington, Maryland

Elevation: 176 feet

Land area: 13.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Fort Washington

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 36.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 40.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Washington CDP

  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

12.4% Foreign born (7.5% Asia, 2.3% Latin America).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: VA Alexandria, (6.5 miles pop. 128,283).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: DC Washington, (11.8 miles pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (154.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: MD (2.5 miles Friendly, Hunt, VA (3.4 miles Fort Haven, VA (4.2 miles Belle Valley, VA (4.6 miles Hybla Hill-Glassmanor, MD (4.7 miles Oxon Heights, MD (4.8 miles Forest MD (5.0 miles Accokeek, VA Huntington, (5.4 miles

Latitude: 38.74 N, Longitude: 77.01 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 757


Industries providing employment: Public administration (19.9%), Educational,health and social services (19.8%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (14.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,984 (-37.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,085 (8.6%)

Average climate in Fort Washington, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fort Washington-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the Fort Washington city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

On 9/5/1979, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Jarrett Jack - NBA player (Portland Trail Blazers, born: Oct 28, 1983), Leon Joe - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: Oct 26, 1981), Waine Bacon - 2005 NFL player (Indianapolis Colts, born: Apr 11, 1979), DeMario Anderson - College basketball player (Central Conn. Blue Devils), Jesse Sapp - College basketball player (Georgetown Hoyas), Rashaud Nixon - College basketball player (Loyola MD Greyhounds), Taurean Marshall - College basketball player (Marshall Thundering Herd), Theodore Terrell - College basketball player (Morgan State Golden Bears), Tony Bethel - College basketball player (N.C. State Wolfpack), Trevan Jackson - College basketball player (Towson Tigers).


Hospital/medical center in Fort Washington:
  • FT WASHINGTON MEDICAL CENTER (11711 LIVINGSTON ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Fort Washington:
  • MT VERNON HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; ALEXANDRIA, VA)
  • GREATER SOUTHEAST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • HADLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; WASHINGTON, DC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Washington:
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 8 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 11 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 34 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: IAD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Washington:
  • POTOMAC AIRFIELD (about 5 miles; FRIENDLY, MD; ID: VKX)
  • WASHINGTON EXECUTIVE/HYDE FIELD (about 7 miles; CLINTON, MD; ID: W32)
  • SOUTH CAPITOL STREET (about 9 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: 09W)

Amtrak stations near Fort Washington:
  • 6 miles: ALEXANDRIA (110 CALLAHAN DR.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: WASHINGTON (50 MASSACHUSETTS AVE. N.E.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities and snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: LORTON (AUTO-TRAIN) (LORTON, 8006 LORTON RD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Washington:
  • GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Full-time enrollment: 11,674)
  • HOWARD UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 9,297)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-COLLEGE PARK (about 12 miles; COLLEGE PARK, MD; FT enrollment: 29,298)
  • GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 16,045)
  • CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA (about 14 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 4,472)
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (about 14 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; FT enrollment: 3,223)
  • MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY (about 14 miles; ARLINGTON, VA; FT enrollment: 2,479)
Public high school in Fort Washington:
  • FRIENDLY HIGH (Students: 1,604; Location: 10000 ALLENTOWN RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fort Washington:
  • INDIAN QUEEN ELEMENTARY (Students: 600; Location: 9551 FORT FOOTE RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • APPLE GROVE ELEMENTARY (Students: 588; Location: 7400 BELLEFIELD AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • FORT FOOTE ELEMENTARY (Students: 519; Location: 8300 OXON HILL RD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • POTOMAC LANDING ELEMENTARY (Students: 499; Location: 12500 FORT WASHINGTON RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • AVALON ELEMENTARY (Students: 449; Location: 7302 WEBSTER LN; Grades: KG - 06)
  • TAYAC ELEMENTARY (Students: 421; Location: 8600 ALLENTOWN RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • FORT WASHINGTON FOREST ELEMENTARY (Students: 403; Location: 1300 FILLMORE RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ROSE VALLEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 394; Location: 9800 JACQUELINE DR; Grades: KG - 06)

Notable locations in Fort Washington: Prince Georges Yacht Club (A), Tantallon Country Club (B), Tantallon Marina (C), Fort Washington Marina (D), Notley Hall (E).

Shopping Centers: Potomac Shopping Center (1), Forest Plaza Shopping Center (2), Olde Forte Village Shopping Center (3), Fort Washington Shopping Center (4), Livingston Square Shopping Center (5).

Churches in Fort Washington include: Saint Johns Church (A), Grace Church (B), Fort Foote Baptist Church (C), Fort Washington Church (D), Fort Washington United Methodist Church (E).

Cemetery: Lyles Family Cemetery (1).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Henson Creek (A), Hunters Mill Branch (B).

Parks in Fort Washington include: Potomac Landing Park (1), National Capital Parks-East (2), Potomac Vista Recreation Area (3), Potomac River Waterfront Park (4), Tantallon North Neighborhood Park (5), Tantallon Park (6), Franklin Square Park (7), Fort Foote Park (8), Fort Washington National Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Fort Washington compared to Maryland state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Washington:
  • WKDL (730 AM; 8 kW; ALEXANDRIA, VA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALEXANDRIA LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WABS (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WFAX (1220 AM; 5 kW; FALLS CHURCH, VA; Owner: NEWCOMB BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMAL (630 AM; 5 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Washington:
  • WWZZ (104.1 FM; WALDORF, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WHFS (99.1 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WETA (90.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WGTS (91.9 FM; TAKOMA PARK, MD; Owner: COLUMBIA UNION COLLEGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WAVA (105.1 FM; ARLINGTON, VA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF VIRGINIA, INC.)
  • WJFK-FM (106.7 FM; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WGMS-FM (103.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WJZW (105.9 FM; WOODBRIDGE, VA; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WAMU (88.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE EXEC. COMM. OF THE BD. OF TRUSTEES OF AMERICAN UNIV.)
  • WMZQ-FM (98.7 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
TV broadcast stations around Fort Washington:
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNVC (Channel 56; FAIRFAX, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • WMDO-CA (Channel 30; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WPXW (Channel 66; MANASSAS, VA; Owner: PAXSON WASHINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WNVT (Channel 53; GOLDVEIN, VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRP-LP (Channel 42; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: CAPITAL MEDIA, LLC)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)

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