Washington Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Ville Platte, LA

    Keep the Nation moving forward in the Army National Guard. In the Guard, the Truck Driver is the Soldier who makes sure other Soldiers and their supplies get where they need to...

    from Army National Guard - 9 hours ago
  • General Dentist Louisiana - Any Location

    Kool Smiles - Opelousas, LA

    FT OPPORTUNITIES IN LOUISIANA - Offering Sign-on Bonus + Relocation Make a difference and make a great living. Kool Smiles is a growing dental practice with a mission of...

    from Kool Smiles - 1 day ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Washington, LA

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 11 days ago
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Washington, Louisiana

Washington is a town in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, United States. The population was 1,082 at the 2000 census. It was the birthplace of Louisiana Governor Oramel H. Simpson, who served from 1926 until his defeat by the legendary Huey Pierce Long, Jr. in the 1928 Democratic gubernatorial primary.

Washington Careers

Among the most common occupations in Washington are Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%; Sales and office occupations, 24%; and Service occupations, 16%. Approximately 64 percent of workers in Washington, Louisiana work for companies, 18 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Washington Industries

The leading industries in Washington, Louisiana are Educational, health and social services, 22%; Retail trade, 9%; and Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 8%. Simply Hired's Washington job listings indicate that the following industries in Washington are hiring the most workers:

Washington Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Washington, Louisiana is $25,364, and the median income of households in Washington was $12,177.
 

Average Salaries in Washington, LA

Washington, LA

$25,000
 

According to our Washington Trends data, the number of Washington, Louisiana jobs has decreased by 84% since August 2013.
Washington job trends

Washington Employment Statistics

Population of Washington
Total population 1,082
Male 44.64%
Female 55.36%
Median age 35.3
  
Washington Housing
Owner-occupied homes 58.2%
Median cost of a home $56,900
Median mortgage payment $491
Renter-occupied homes 41.8%
Vacant housing 14.2%
Median monthly rent $238
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $36,250
Median for all female full-time $14,479
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 44%
$10,000 to $14,999 13%
$15,000 to $24,999 13%
$25,000 to $34,999 7%
$35,000 to $49,999 10%
$50,000 to $74,999 7%
$75,000 to $99,999 2%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 21%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 19%
High school graduate 35%
Some college, no degree 14%
Associate's degree 0%
Bachelor's degree 7%
Graduate degree 3%
  
Marital Status
Never married 29%
Currently married 45%
Separated 4%
Widowed 11%
Divorced 11%
  
Race
White 43%
Black or African American 56%
Asian 0%
Other 0%
  
Washington Commute
Carpool 17.6%
Public transportation 1.0%
Average travel time 21 minutes
  

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