Washington has the 2108th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 2.9% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Washington is part of the Pittsburgh metro area. Unemployment in the Pittsburgh area is 5%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting worse. Pittsburgh has the 23rd largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Washington is below average at $46,270, and the median cost of a home in Washington is $93,500, which is below the national average. 16% of workers in Washington hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 85% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Washington. 80% of Washington workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Washington spend an average of 18 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.