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Walla Walla County

Population in 2010: 1,419. Population change since 2000: +38.8%
Males: 703  (49.5%)
Females: 716  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  44.2 years
Washington median age:  46.6 years

Zip codes: 99362.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $38,985 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Garrett:

$38,985
Washington:

$56,835
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $21,000

Garrett CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $226,435 (it was $126,600 in 2000)
Garrett:

$226,435
Washington:

$256,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $231,126; Detached houses: $236,463; Townhouses or other attached units: $143,332; Mobile homes: $181,473

Median gross rent in 2011: $494.

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  • White alone - 1,225 (86.3%)
  • Hispanic - 145 (10.2%)
  • Black alone - 16 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Garrett: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (19.5%), German (16.1%), United States (6.7%), Italian (6.1%), Irish (5.4%), French (4.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 765 feet

Land area: 2.12 square miles.

Population density: 670 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Garrett:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Garrett CDP:

  • Never married: 16.6%
  • Now married: 71.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

70 residents are foreign born (4.8% Latin America).

This place:  4.8%
Washington:  12.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,339 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,136 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (38.4 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (208.6 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (828.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: College Place, WA (1.1 miles ), Walla Walla, WA (1.6 miles ), Walla Walla East, WA (1.9 miles ), Umapine, OR (2.7 miles ), Milton-Freewater, OR (3.0 miles ), Northeast Umatilla, OR (3.5 miles ), Dixie, WA (3.5 miles ), Touchet, WA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 46.06 N, Longitude: 118.38 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.8%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Finance and insurance (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other financial specialists (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (18%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)

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Earthquake activity:

Garrett-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 46% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1991 at 01:08:58, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.0 ML, 4.3 MD, Depth: 5.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 6.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/14/1992 at 20:01:51, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 ML, 4.1 MD, Depth: 7.2 mi) earthquake occurred 6.0 miles away from Garrett center
On 8/7/1992 at 17:23:17, a magnitude 3.9 (3.7 ML, 3.9 MD, Depth: 0.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 59.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/18/2008 at 22:19:55, a magnitude 3.7 (3.3 MW, 3.7 MD, Depth: 12.5 mi) earthquake occurred 56.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1998 at 07:35:32, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MD, 3.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 78.3 miles away from Garrett center
On 12/20/2006 at 09:43:26, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 MD, Depth: 8.5 mi) earthquake occurred 6.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), 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: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Garrett:

  • PROVIDENCE ST MARY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 16 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • WALLA WALLA GENERAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 16 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)
  • WALLA WALLA VA MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care - Veterans Administration, Government Federal, about 16 miles away; WALLA WALLA, WA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Garrett:

  • Walla Walla Community College (about 5 miles; Walla Walla, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,727)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 38 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 3,351)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 59 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 2,178)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 70 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • Washington State University (about 74 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 21,748)
  • University of Idaho (about 80 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 9,625)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 106 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 9,533)

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Notable location: Walla Walla County Fire District 4 Station 42 (A). Display/hide its location 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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.7%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for Black residents, 26.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.6%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Garrett, WA

3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Garrett compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Garrett travel time to work - commute


Garrett mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Garrett (based on Walla Walla County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.80%
Here39.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents28.8%27.0%7.6%5.2%4.5%
Congregations6.7%13.3%8.3%6.7%6.7%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents4.3%3.3%2.8%2.5%13.9%
Congregations3.3%3.3%1.7%3.3%46.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

7.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,761 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($286 average AGI)
Walla Walla County:

0.16%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Umatilla County, OR  0.83% ($33,132 average AGI)
from Benton County, WA  0.62% ($35,496)
from King County, WA  0.44% ($42,425)


7.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,950 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.57%
Washington average:

7.07%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Umatilla County, OR  0.88% ($29,198 average AGI)
to Benton County, WA  0.79% ($32,910)
to Franklin County, WA  0.53% ($32,092)

Strongest AM radio stations in Garrett:

  • KUJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KTEL (1490 AM; 1 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: WW2, L.L.C.)
  • KGDC (1320 AM; 1 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: BRIDGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Garrett:

  • 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)
  • KZHR (92.5 FM; DAYTON, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KLRF (88.5 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • KWHT (103.5 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: KSRV, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KEYW (98.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIOK (94.9 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KUMA-FM (107.7 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • K261CG (100.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST CHICANO RADIO NETWORK)
  • KWCW (90.5 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ASWC RADIO COMMITTEE)
  • KFAE-FM (89.1 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Garrett:

  • K28FT (Channel 28; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: BLUE MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • K36EW (Channel 36; COLLEGE PLACE, 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.)

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