Washington has the 1287th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 29.5% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Washington is part of the St. George metro area. Unemployment in the St. George area is 3%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting worse. St. George has the 330th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Washington is below average at $35,900, and the median cost of a home in Washington is $220,000, which is above the national average. 27% of workers in Washington hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 94% 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, 0% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Washington spend an average of 19 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.