College Place, Washington

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Population in 2013: 8,970 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.7%
 
Males: 4,330  (48.3%)
Females: 4,640  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  31.7 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 99324, 99362.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,679 (it was $30,330 in 2000)
College Place:

$40,679
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,765 (it was $14,493 in 2000)

College Place city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $168,603 (it was $105,300 in 2000)
College Place:

$168,603
WA:

$250,800

Median gross rent in 2013: $716.

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  • Races in College Place, WA (2010)

    College Place races chart
    • 6,60675.4%White alone
    • 1,61818.5%Hispanic
    • 1812.1%Two or more races
    • 1541.8%Asian alone
    • 1281.5%Black alone
    • 510.6%American Indian alone
    • 220.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.06%Other race alone

Races in College Place detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in College Place: 85.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.4%), English (10.8%), Irish (8.8%), United States (5.5%), Swedish (5.5%), Norwegian (4.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1946

Elevation: 790 feet

Land area: 2.42 square miles.

Population density: 3,708 people per square mile   (average).

College Place,WA real estate house value index trend

College Place, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in College Place:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in College Place city:

  • Never married: 38.5%
  • Now married: 43.6%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

1,063 residents are foreign born (4.9% Latin America, 4.1% Europe, 1.4% North America).

This city:

11.8%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in College Place, Washington as of August 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in College Place to the number of sex offenders is 2,961 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,906 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,456 (1.0%)

College Place satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (38.8 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (208.5 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (827.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Garrett, WA (1.1 miles ), Walla Walla, WA (1.7 miles ), Walla Walla East, WA (2.0 miles ), Umapine, OR (2.6 miles ), Milton-Freewater, OR (2.7 miles ), Northeast Umatilla, OR (3.3 miles ), Dixie, WA (3.6 miles ), Touchet, WA (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 49 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 1998: 46 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 1999: 69 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2000: 74 buildings, average cost: $130,500
  • 2001: 51 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2002: 69 buildings, average cost: $147,600
  • 2003: 91 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2004: 93 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2005: 40 buildings, average cost: $153,100
  • 2006: 41 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $152,900
  • 2008: 27 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2009: 33 buildings, average cost: $141,500
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $185,400
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $181,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.05 N, Longitude: 118.38 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,866 (-20.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,197 (26.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

College Place household income distribution College Place home values distribution

Crime rates in College Place by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 1000000000000
per 100,000 12.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 3534233212332
per 100,000 37.862.135.946.822.533.032.821.811.021.833.733.422.4
Robberies 0010001001111
per 100,000 0.00.012.00.00.00.010.90.00.010.911.211.111.2
Assaults 7366414111965
per 100,000 88.137.371.970.245.011.043.710.911.010.9101.166.956.1
Burglaries 3636201516834284829283165
per 100,000 453.3447.2239.5175.5179.887.9371.7305.7527.1315.7314.5345.4729.3
Thefts 137137159150138124210175195160154166196
per 100,000 1,725.01,701.91,904.41,755.21,550.91,362.82,295.61,910.72,141.41,741.81,729.81,849.62,199.0
Auto thefts 5871593710466152
per 100,000 63.099.483.8175.5101.133.076.5109.243.965.367.4167.122.4
Arson 0001301000111
per 100,000 0.00.00.011.733.70.010.90.00.00.011.211.111.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 191.1175.8156.4158.2117.298.2173.4134.9146.5128.1157.2165.6185.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in College Place detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 14 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Washington average:

1.49
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,393 (+21.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in College Place: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in College Place, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

College Place-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 149% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 261.9 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 212.5 miles away from College Place center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 389.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 212.3 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 386.1 miles away from College Place center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 207.0 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walla Walla County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Storm: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
College Place topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in College Place:

  • REGENCY AT THE PARK (420 SOUTHEAST MYRA ROAD)
  • SUNBRIDGE CARE AND REHAB FOR WAL (1200 SE TWELFTH STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near College Place:

  • PARK MANOR REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE ST MARY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • ST MARY MEDICAL CENTER T.C.U. (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE ST MARY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • QUALICENTERS - WALLA WALLA LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • WASHINGTON ODD FELLOWS HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)

Airports located in College Place:

College/University in College Place:

  • Walla Walla University (Full-time enrollment: 1,871; Location: 204 S College Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.wallawalla.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to College Place:

  • Walla Walla Community College (about 6 miles; Walla Walla, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,263)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 39 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 53 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 70 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Washington State University (about 76 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • University of Idaho (about 81 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 107 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)

Private high school in College Place:

  • WALLA WALLA VALLEY ACADEMY (Students: 231; Location: 300 SW ACADEMY WAY; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in College Place:

Private elementary/middle school in College Place:

  • ROGERS ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 328; Location: 200 ACADEMY WAY; Grades: KG - 8)
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Notable locations in College Place: Tausick Swimming Pool (A), Village Square (B), College Place Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Big Y Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in College Place include: Kiwanis Park (1), Martin Field (2), Lyons City Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Walla Walla County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 32.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 23.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 7.07. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.07
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in College Place and their reported violations in the past:

COLLEGE PLACE WATER DEPT (Population served: 7,818, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
ARTESIAN WATER DISTRICT 8 (Population served: 302, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
BROETJE ORCHARDS (Population served: 68, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-01-2009 to OCT-01-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-01-2009 to OCT-01-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in College Place that have no violations reported:

  • CONSOLIDATED IRRIGATION DIST 14 (Population served: 1,482, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.5%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.9% for Black residents, 29.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.8% for other race residents, 27.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in College Place in 2010:

  • 660 people in college/university student housing
  • 93 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in College Place in 2000:

  • 759 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 145 people in nursing homes
  • 51 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in other group homes

College Place, Washington environmental map by EPA

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College Place compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Banks with branches in College Place (2011 data):

  • Sterling Savings Bank: College Place Branch at 401 South College Avenue, branch established on 1998/06/15. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: College Place Banking Center Branch at 1715 Se Meadowbrook Boulevard, branch established on 2010/11/02. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Baker-Boyer National Bank: College Place Branch at 603 South College Avenue, branch established on 1994/10/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $502.0 mil, Deposits: $437.2 mil, headquarters in Walla Walla, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Baker Boyer Bancorp
  • Banner Bank: College Place Branch at 1125 N.E. C Street, branch established on 1993/09/01. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $4,048.2 mil, Deposits: $3,348.4 mil, headquarters in Walla Walla, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 87 total offices, Holding Company: Banner Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Washington average:

11.4

College Place travel time to work - commute College Place mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for College Place city (based on Walla Walla County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,03644
Catholic6,6305
Mainline Protestant3,10912
Other2,76112
Orthodox1601
Black Protestant721
None35,013-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Walla Walla County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Walla Walla County:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Walla Walla County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

5.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Walla Walla County:

24.8%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.8%
State:

13.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$14,360$57,4400$0
Other Government Administration 2$14,690$88,1408$3,475
Judicial and Legal 1$3,281$39,3720$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$33,960$58,2174$1,360
Police - Other 6$28,254$56,5080$0
Firefighters 3$15,214$60,8560$0
Streets and Highways 5$21,520$51,6480$0
Welfare 1$3,510$42,12010$2,746
Sewerage 6$26,713$53,4260$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,379$40,5480$0
Water Supply 3$12,362$49,4480$0
Other and Unallocable 7$38,052$65,2320$0
Totals for Government 45$215,295$57,41222$7,581

College Place government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $464,000 ($51.73)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($1.00)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,061,000 ($118.28)
    Police Protection: $1,003,000 ($111.82)
    Water Utilities: $509,000 ($56.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $289,000 ($32.22)
    Central Staff Services: $289,000 ($32.22)
    Financial Administration: $251,000 ($27.98)
    Health - Other: $214,000 ($23.86)
    Regular Highways: $194,000 ($21.63)
    Transit Utilities: $157,000 ($17.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $130,000 ($14.49)
    General - Other: $112,000 ($12.49)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $111,000 ($12.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $79,000 ($8.81)
    Natural Resources - Other: $25,000 ($2.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($0.89)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $154,000 ($17.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $140,000 ($15.61)
    Sewerage: $101,000 ($11.26)
    General - Other: $90,000 ($10.03)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($3.90)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($2.34)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,000 ($0.45)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.22)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.11)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.11)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,583,000 ($287.96)

College Place government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,920,000 ($214.05)
    All Other: $34,000 ($3.79)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $91,000 ($10.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $175,000 ($19.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $98,000 ($10.93)
    General Revenue, NEC: $73,000 ($8.14)
    Fines and Forfeits: $60,000 ($6.69)
    Rents: $27,000 ($3.01)
    Donations From Private Sources: $24,000 ($2.68)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $794,000 ($88.52)
    Transit Utilities: $183,000 ($20.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $194,000 ($21.63)
    All Other: $139,000 ($15.50)
    General Local Government Support: $102,000 ($11.37)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Tax - Property: $1,007,000 ($112.26)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $947,000 ($105.57)
    Public Utilities Sales: $602,000 ($67.11)
    Other License: $225,000 ($25.08)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $96,000 ($10.70)

College Place government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,822,000 ($1317.95)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,574,000 ($1290.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $843,000 ($93.98)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $595,000 ($66.33)

College Place government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,204,000 ($468.67)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,000 ($0.78)

6.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,815 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($565 average AGI)
Walla Walla County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Umatilla County, OR  0.84% ($29,609 average AGI)
from Benton County, WA  0.45% ($33,189)
from Franklin County, WA  0.44% ($37,136)


6.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,356 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.46%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($659 average AGI)
Walla Walla County:

0.13%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Umatilla County, OR  0.72% ($28,368 average AGI)
to Benton County, WA  0.63% ($38,976)
to Franklin County, WA  0.39% ($39,795)

Strongest AM radio stations in College Place:

  • KUJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KGDC (1320 AM; 1 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: BRIDGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTEL (1490 AM; 1 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: WW2, L.L.C.)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KONA (610 AM; 5 kW; KENNEWICK-RICHLAND-P, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KUMA (1290 AM; 5 kW; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • KALE (960 AM; 5 kW; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in College Place:

  • KHSS (100.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: TWO HEARTS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KRKL (93.3 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KNLT (95.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KGTS (91.3 FM; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)
  • KWWS (89.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KOLW (97.9 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUJ-FM (99.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KZZM (101.9 FM; WESTON, OR; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWHT (103.5 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: KSRV, INC.)
  • KLRF (88.5 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • KZHR (92.5 FM; DAYTON, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KUBQ (98.7 FM; LA GRANDE, OR; Owner: GRANDE RADIO, INC.)
  • KONA-FM (105.3 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KXRX (97.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUMA-FM (107.7 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • KEYW (98.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIOK (94.9 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • K261CG (100.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST CHICANO RADIO NETWORK)
  • KFAE-FM (89.1 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KORD-FM (102.7 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around College Place:

  • K36EW (Channel 36; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; Owner: BLUE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • K28FT (Channel 28; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: BLUE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KAZW-TV (Channel 9; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: CASA OF WASHINGTON, LLC)
  • K14HT (Channel 14; WALLA WALLA, ETC., WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K33EJ (Channel 33; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
College Place fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


College Place fatal accident list:

Oct 23, 1989 03:50 PM, 125, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in College Place)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • City Hall 625 S College Ave (Lat: 46.047361 Lon: -118.389972), Call Sign: KDK731, Licensee ID: L00094564
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.8200 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/20/1998, Expiration Date: 08/04/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/27/2001
    Registrant: City Of College Place, 625 S College Ave, College Place, WA 99324, Phone: (509) 529-1200
  • CITY POLICE STATION, 625 S College Avenue (Lat: 46.047361 Lon: -118.389972), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: KRG778
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.490 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/08/2010, Expiration Date: 01/02/2021
    Registrant: Adcomm Engineering Company, 3929 184th Place Se, Bothell, WA 98012-8827, Phone: (425) 310-0880, Fax: (425) 488-3952, Email:
  • 1775 S College Ave (Lat: 46.030000 Lon: -118.386389), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 20 m, Call Sign: WNWV907
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.655 MHz, 151.655 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2011, Expiration Date: 07/24/2021
    Registrant: College Park School District, 1755 South College Avenue, College Place, WA 99324, Phone: (509) 525-4827, Email:
  • .5 Mi S Mojonnier Rd .5 Mi W College Ave (Lat: 46.029028 Lon: -118.399417), Call Sign: WRQ469, Licensee ID: L00091945
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.005 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/10/2004, Expiration Date: 01/31/2015
    Registrant: L A Christensen, 141 Christensen Ln., Walla Walla, WA 99362, Phone: (509) 525-5531
  • Lat: 46.053889 Lon: -118.354722, Call Sign: WPSL275
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.525 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/05/2011, Expiration Date: 06/07/2021, Certifier: James P Roe
    Registrant: Blue Mountain Broadcasting Association, 1200 Se 12th Street, Suite 2, College Place, WA 99324, Phone: (509) 529-9149, Fax: (509) 529-0661, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

160 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in College Place)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

29 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in College Place)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 33
  • Hazardous Condition: 31
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - College Place

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for College Place, WA
Most common first names in College Place, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William4181.3 years
John3980.7 years
George2980.4 years
Mary2884.3 years
Robert2777.0 years
Anna2288.0 years
James2280.8 years
Ruth2177.9 years
Helen1981.6 years
Richard1978.4 years
Most common last names in College Place, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2083.0 years
Smith1883.7 years
Davis1579.7 years
Allen1384.8 years
Nelson1385.4 years
Brown1282.3 years
Jones1280.2 years
Williams986.0 years
Miller982.2 years
Peterson879.3 years
Businesses in College Place, WA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
FedEx1Panda Express1
GNC1Sprint Nextel1
GameStop1Verizon Wireless1
Home Depot1Walmart1

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  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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