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Fort Washington is in Prince George's County, in the Washington-Arlington metro area.
The latitude of Fort Washington is 38.707N. The longitude is -77.023W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 105 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 23,845.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fort Washington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Prince George's County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Washington area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 20745 ZIP code.
4% of Fort Washington residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fort Washington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fort Washington was $30,871, compared with $21,587 nationally.
36% of Fort Washington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fort Washington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $732. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,599.
Newspapers in Fort Washington include Fort Washington Gazette
Prince George's County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fort Washington political report.
The average commute time for Fort Washington workers is 41 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 7 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Fort Washington between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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