Fort Washington, California

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Fort Washington
census-designated place
Fort Washington is located in California
Fort Washington
Fort Washington
Position in California.
Coordinates: 36°52′45″N 119°45′41″W / 36.87917°N 119.76139°W / 36.87917; -119.76139Coordinates: 36°52′45″N 119°45′41″W / 36.87917°N 119.76139°W / 36.87917; -119.76139
Country  United States
State  California
County Fresno
 • Total 0.124 sq mi (0.321 km2)
 • Land 0.124 sq mi (0.321 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 367 ft (112 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 233
 • Density 1,900/sq mi (730/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 2583015
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fort Washington, California

Fort Washington is a census-designated place in Fresno County, California. Fort Washington sits at an elevation of 249 feet (76 m). The 2010 United States census reported Fort Washington's population was 233.


The 2010 United States Census[3] reported that Fort Washington had a population of 233. The population density was 1,879.0 people per square mile (725.5/km²). The racial makeup of Fort Washington was 209 (89.7%) White, 4 (1.7%) African American, 1 (0.4%) Native American, 7 (3.0%) Asian, 0 (0.0%) Pacific Islander, 1 (0.4%) from other races, and 11 (4.7%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 26 persons (11.2%).

The Census reported that 233 people (100% of the population) lived in households, 0 (0%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 97 households, out of which 18 (18.6%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 73 (75.3%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 3 (3.1%) had a female householder with no husband present, 5 (5.2%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 1 (1.0%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 0 (0%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 15 households (15.5%) were made up of individuals and 10 (10.3%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40. There were 81 families (83.5% of all households); the average family size was 2.67.

The population was spread out with 33 people (14.2%) under the age of 18, 14 people (6.0%) aged 18 to 24, 25 people (10.7%) aged 25 to 44, 75 people (32.2%) aged 45 to 64, and 86 people (36.9%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 57.8 years. For every 100 females there were 104.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 106.2 males.

There were 101 housing units at an average density of 814.5 per square mile (314.5/km²), of which 88 (90.7%) were owner-occupied, and 9 (9.3%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%; the rental vacancy rate was 0%. 213 people (91.4% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 20 people (8.6%) lived in rental housing units.


  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fort Washington, California
  3. ^ All data are derived from the United States Census Bureau reports from the 2010 United States Census, and are accessible on-line here. The data on unmarried partnerships and same-sex married couples are from the Census report DEC_10_SF1_PCT15. All other housing and population data are from Census report DEC_10_DP_DPDP1. Both reports are viewable online or downloadable in a zip file containing a comma-delimited data file. The area data, from which densities are calculated, are available on-line here. Percentage totals may not add to 100% due to rounding. The Census Bureau defines families as a household containing one or more people related to the householder by birth, opposite-sex marriage, or adoption. People living in group quarters are tabulated by the Census Bureau as neither owners nor renters. For further details, see the text files accompanying the data files containing the Census reports mentioned above.