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Population in 2012: 31,864 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.3%
 

Males: 16,756  (52.6%)
Females: 15,108  (47.4%)

Median resident age:  34.4 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 99362.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,757 (it was $31,855 in 2000)
Walla Walla:

$40,757
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,871

Walla Walla city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $168,738 (it was $97,100 in 2000)
Walla Walla:

$168,738
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $195,264; Detached houses: $205,734; Townhouses or other attached units: $217,071; In 2-unit structures: $169,606; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $128,691; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $148,830; Mobile homes: $79,008; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $70,191

Median gross rent in 2012: $692.

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  • White alone - 22,349 (70.7%)
  • Hispanic - 6,775 (21.4%)
  • Black alone - 743 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 763 (2.4%)
  • Asian alone - 449 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 412 (1.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 104 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Walla Walla: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (15.4%), Irish (11.1%), English (9.3%), United States (6.2%), French (3.4%), Norwegian (3.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1862

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 10.8 square miles.

Population density: 2,946 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Walla Walla:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Walla Walla city:

  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

3,548 residents are foreign born

This city:  11.2%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Walla Walla, Washington as of November 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Walla Walla to the number of sex offenders is 1,593 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,847 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,693 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (40.9 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (211.2 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (828.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Walla Walla East, WA (1.1 miles ), Garrett, WA (1.6 miles ), College Place, WA (1.7 miles ), Milton-Freewater, OR (3.1 miles ), Umapine, OR (3.1 miles) , Dixie, WA (3.2 miles ), Northeast Umatilla, OR (3.4 miles) , Prescott, WA (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 23 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $184,100
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2000: 33 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2001: 55 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2002: 55 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2006: 71 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2007: 55 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2008: 36 buildings, average cost: $163,900
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $162,200
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $167,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 46.07 N, Longitude: 118.33 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,875 (+18.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,370 (81.5%)

Area code: 509

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Crime rates in Walla Walla by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000001010030
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.03.20.03.20.00.09.30.0
Rapes 44353630336435303134192216
per 100,000 148.9116.1117.899.6108.2208.6111.096.8100.6110.960.868.349.3
Robberies 22222219211313121216232018
per 100,000 74.472.972.063.168.942.441.238.738.952.273.662.155.4
Assaults 109896973749883709060758579
per 100,000 368.8295.1225.7242.3242.7319.4263.3225.8291.9195.7239.9263.7243.4
Burglaries 311283271319236237201285264302229244274
per 100,000 1052.3938.4886.61058.9774.0772.4637.7919.3856.3985.1732.4757.1844.0
Thefts 1,3031,3171,2311,3351,0701,0641,1491,1951,0521,0651,0051,1041,101
per 100,000 4409.04366.94027.24431.53509.33467.83645.23854.63412.33473.83214.53425.53391.6
Auto thefts 86796275946955687254573571
per 100,000 291.0261.9202.8249.0308.3224.9174.5219.3233.5176.1182.3108.6218.7
Arson 50328179720111161111
per 100,000 16.90.09.892.955.829.322.264.535.735.919.234.133.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 496.8442.4407.1425.4381.3461.9370.8376.5378.4371.7318.4349.1322.3

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

Crime rate in Walla Walla detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 69 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Washington average:

1.47

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Walla Walla, Washington accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,368 (+8.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Walla Walla-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 48% 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 5.2 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 5.1 miles away from Walla Walla 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 62.2 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 75.9 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 58.9 miles away from Walla Walla center
On 12/20/2006 at 09:43:26, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 MD, Depth: 8.5 mi) earthquake occurred 9.0 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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Birthplace of: Adam West - (born 1928), actor, Jonathan M. Wainwright (general) - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Walt Minnick - Politician, Bill Schelly - Writer, Burl Barer - Historian, Connor Trinneer - Stage, Dudley Wright Knox - Soilder, Eric O'Flaherty - Baseball player, Ferris Webster - Film editor, Hamza Yusuf - Islamic scholar.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Walla Walla: Jonathan M. Wainwright.

Main business address for: BANNER CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED), KEY TECHNOLOGY INC (SPECIAL INDUSTRY MACHINERY (NO METALWORKING MACHINERY)).


Hospitals/medical centers in Walla Walla:

  • QUALICENTERS - WALLA WALLA LLC (Dialysis Facility, 301 W POPLAR STE 120)
  • ADVENTIST HEALTH HOME CARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, 830 SOUTH SECOND AVENUE)
  • PROVIDENCE ST MARY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 380 CHASE AVENUE)
  • PROVIDENCE ST MARY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 401 W POPLAR ST)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY HOSPICE (Hospital, 1067 E ISAACS, BOX 2026)
  • WALLA WALLA GENERAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, 1025 S SECOND AVE)
  • WALLA WALLA VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital,Acute Care - Veterans Administration,Government Federal, 77 WAINWRIGHT DRIVE)
  • EVERGREEN WALLA WALLA HEALTH (Nursing Home, 1865 EAST ALDER)
  • PARK MANOR REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, 1710 PLAZA WAY)
  • ST MARY MEDICAL CENTER T.C.U. (Nursing Home, 401 WEST POPLAR STREET)
  • WASHINGTON ODD FELLOWS HOME (Nursing Home, 534 BOYER AVENUE)

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Local government website: www.ci.walla-walla.wa.us

Colleges/Universities in Walla Walla:

  • Walla Walla Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,727; Location: 500 Tausick Way; Public; Website: www.wallawalla.cc)
  • Whitman College (FT enrollment: 1,483; Location: 345 Boyer Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.whitman.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Walla Walla:

  • Columbia Basin College (about 40 miles; Pasco, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,351)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 59 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 2,178)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 67 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • Washington State University (about 72 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 21,748)
  • University of Idaho (about 78 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 9,625)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 105 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 9,533)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 112 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 2,757)

Private high school in Walla Walla:

  • DESALES CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: 919 E SUMACH ST; Grades: 9 - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Walla Walla:

  • ASSUMPTION SCHOOL (Students: 311; Location: 2066 EALDER; Grades: PK - 8)
  • R-KIDZ EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION (Students: 144; Location: 410 S WILBUR AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LIBERTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 66; Location: 3172 PEPPERS BRIDGE RD; Grades: PK - 8)
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Libraries in Walla Walla:

  • WALLA WALLA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,125,215; Location: 238 E. ALDER STREET; 110,710 books; 5,601 audio materials; 4,502 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 201 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)
  • WALLA WALLA COUNTY RURAL LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,062,563; Location: 37 JADE AVE.; 62,830 books; 1,787 audio materials; 3,651 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 76 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Walla Walla: Walla Walla Country Club (A), Green Park Playground (B), Walla Walla Ranger Station (C), Washington State Penitentiary (D), Walla Walla County Fire District 4 Station 43 (E), Walla Walla Fire Department and Ambulance (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Eastgate Shopping Center (1), Southgate Shopping Center (2), Plaza Shopping Center (3), Eastgate Mall (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fort Walla Walla Military Cemetery (1), Mountain View Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Bryant Creek (A), Titus Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Walla Walla include: Wildwood Park (1), Fort Walla Walla Park (2), Jefferson Park (3), Lions Park (4), Borleske Stadium (5), Tietan Park (6), Pioneer Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Childrens Museum of Walla Walla (77 Wainwright Drive) (1), Kirkman House Museum (214 North Colville Street) (2), Historical Architecture Development Inc (Museums; 214 North Colville Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: A & H Motel (2599 East Isaacs Avenue) (1), Inn at Blackberry Creek (1126 Pleasant Street) (2), McFeely Hotel (129 West Alder Street) (3), La Quinta Inn Walla Walla (520 North 2nd Avenue) (4), Best Western Walla Walla (7 East Oak Street) (5), Budget Inn (305 North 2nd Avenue) (6), Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center (6 East Rose Street) (7), Howard Johnson (325 E Main Street) (8), City Center Motel (627 West Main Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate 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

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

BLALOCK ORCHARD DIST 10 (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-31-1998), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-1998), St BCA signed (NOV-17-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-31-1998), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-1998), St BCA signed (NOV-17-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1999 and JAN-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2000)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-1998), St BCA signed (NOV-17-1998)
  • 36 regular monitoring violations
ARTESIAN WATER DISTRICT 8 (Population served: 231, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1999 and OCT-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2000)
BLALOCK ORCHARDS DIST 12 (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-31-1997), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-31-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1998 and JAN-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2000)
KLICKER WATER SYSTEM 1 (Population served: 134, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
COTTONWOOD GLEN WATER ASSN (Address: 3351 Ranch Rd , Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-31-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between OCT-01-1997 and JAN-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2000)
  • 35 regular monitoring violations
KOOSKOOSKIE CABIN OWNERS ASSN (Population served: 49, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2000), St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2000)
THREE RIVERS WINERY (Address: 5641 W HWY 12 , Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • WHITMAN MISSION NATIONAL HISTORIC (Population served: 452, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROOKS PARK WATER (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MILL CREEK PROJECT OFFICE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.4%
(15.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.1% for Black residents, 36.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.6% for American Indian residents, 80.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 46.7% for other race residents, 22.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.0%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Walla Walla, WA

People in group quarters in Walla Walla in 2010:

  • 2,300 people in state prisons
  • 911 people in college/university student housing
  • 190 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 110 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 61 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 29 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Walla Walla in 2000:

  • 2,364 people in state prisons
  • 875 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 373 people in nursing homes
  • 104 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 85 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Walla Walla compared to Washington state average:

Walla Walla, Washington environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Walla Walla (2011 data):

  • Baker-Boyer National Bank: Wheatland Village Branch, The Plaza Branch, Eastgate Branch, Walla Walla Valley Mobile Branch, at Second And Main Streets. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $502.0 mil, Deposits: $437.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Baker Boyer Bancorp
  • Banner Bank: Walla Walla - Eastgate Branch, Walla Walla Main Branch, Walla Walla - Ninth Avenue Branch, at 10 South First Street. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $4,048.2 mil, Deposits: $3,348.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 87 total offices, Holding Company: Banner Corporation
  • AmericanWest Bank: Walla Walla Downtown Financial Cente at 30 West Main, branch established on 2001/07/01; Walla Walla Eastgate Financial Cente at 1850 E Isaacs Avenue, branch established on 1981/09/14. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $2,274.6 mil, Deposits: $1,889.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Skbhc Holdings Llc
  • Community Bank: Walla Walla Branch at 28 East Alder, branch established on 2002/12/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $360.5 mil, Deposits: $317.3 mil, headquarters in Joseph, OR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Walla Walla at 101 W Alder St, branch established on 1990/02/23. 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.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Walla Walla Branch at 22 East Alder, branch established on 1961/11/24. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Walla Walla Branch at 2 East Main Street, branch established on 1981/01/01. 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
  • Bank of America, National Association: Walla Walla Valley Branch at 111 West Main Street, branch established on 1939/09/20. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Columbia State Bank: Walla Walla Branch at 500 W Main Street, branch established on 2004/12/27. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Walla Walla, Washington:

  • La Quinta Inn, 520 N Second Ave, Walla Walla, WA 99362 , Phone: (509) 525-2522, Fax: (509) 522-2565
  • Walla Walla Super 8 Motel, 2315 Eastgate St N, Walla Walla, WA 99362 , Phone: (509) 525-8800, Fax: (509) 525-8832
  • Red Lion Inn & Suites, 325 E Main St, Walla Walla, WA 99362 , Phone: (509) 529-4360, Fax: (509) 529-7463
  • Best Western Inn, 7 E Oak St, Walla Walla, WA 99362 , Phone: (509) 525-4700, Fax: (509) 525-2457
  • Hampton Inn & Suites - Walla Walla, 1531 Kelly Pl, Walla Walla, WA 99362 , Phone: (509) 525-1398, Fax: (509) 525-1498
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 1419 Pine St, Walla Walla, WA 99362 , Phone: (509) 522-3500, Fax: (509) 522-3501
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1433 W Pine St, Walla Walla, WA 99362 , Phone: (509) 525-6200, Fax: (509) 525-6210
  • Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center, Six West Rose, Walla Walla, WA 99362 , Phone: (509) 525-2200, Fax: (509) 529-9282
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Walla Walla, Washington

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Walla Walla travel time to work - commute


Walla Walla mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Walla Walla city (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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 19$89,715$56,6620$0
Other Government Administration 27$112,935$50,1931$1,692
Judicial and Legal 4$24,034$72,1020$0
Police Protection - Officers 44$270,288$73,7150$0
Police - Other 29$113,362$46,9081$2,738
Firefighters 47$330,181$84,3020$0
Fire - Other 3$10,305$41,2201$2,151
Streets and Highways 22$106,919$58,3190$0
Solid Waste Management 21$81,950$46,8291$2,002
Sewerage 6$21,850$43,7000$0
Parks and Recreation 16$59,325$44,4943$3,501
Water Supply 16$64,469$48,3520$0
Local Libraries 11$48,928$53,3762$1,433
Other and Unallocable 9$34,054$45,4050$0
Totals for Government 274$1,368,315$59,9269$13,517

Walla Walla government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parking Facilities: $382,000 ($11.99)
    Parks and Recreation: $214,000 ($6.72)
    Regular Highways: $158,000 ($4.96)
    General - Other: $55,000 ($1.73)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,467,000 ($140.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,813,000 ($119.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,762,000 ($86.68)
    General - Other: $2,603,000 ($81.69)
    Water Utilities: $2,208,000 ($69.29)
    Sewerage: $2,133,000 ($66.94)
    Health - Other: $1,594,000 ($50.03)
    Financial Administration: $1,541,000 ($48.36)
    Central Staff Services: $1,356,000 ($42.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,015,000 ($31.85)
    Libraries: $922,000 ($28.94)
    Regular Highways: $894,000 ($28.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $467,000 ($14.66)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $422,000 ($13.24)
    General Public Buildings: $356,000 ($11.17)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $314,000 ($9.85)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $902,000 ($28.31)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $825,000 ($25.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $702,000 ($22.03)
    Water Utilities: $286,000 ($8.98)
    Health - Other: $141,000 ($4.43)
    General - Other: $95,000 ($2.98)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($0.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,937,000 ($468.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,553,000 ($48.74)

Walla Walla government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,444,000 ($202.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,568,000 ($174.74)
    All Other: $2,720,000 ($85.36)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $272,000 ($8.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $130,000 ($4.08)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($1.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($0.19)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $219,000 ($6.87)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,255,000 ($39.39)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $931,000 ($29.22)
    Donations From Private Sources: $876,000 ($27.49)
    General Revenue, NEC: $252,000 ($7.91)
    Fines and Forfeits: $190,000 ($5.96)
    Special Assessments: $125,000 ($3.92)
    Rents: $103,000 ($3.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,071,000 ($221.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $761,000 ($23.88)
    All Other: $641,000 ($20.12)
    General Local Government Support: $364,000 ($11.42)
    Health and Hospitals: $139,000 ($4.36)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,148,000 ($161.56)
    Property: $3,985,000 ($125.06)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,773,000 ($87.03)
    Other License: $898,000 ($28.18)
    Other Selective Sales: $453,000 ($14.22)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $411,000 ($12.90)
    Amusements Sales: $289,000 ($9.07)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $40,000 ($1.26)

Walla Walla government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,310,000 ($1673.05)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,380,000 ($1643.86)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,340,000 ($104.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,410,000 ($75.63)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,062,000 ($64.71)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,207,000 ($948.00)

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 Walla Walla:

  • 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.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALE (960 AM; 5 kW; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • 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 Walla Walla:

  • KHSS (100.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: TWO HEARTS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KWCW (90.5 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ASWC RADIO COMMITTEE)
  • 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)
  • KRKL (93.3 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • 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)
  • KUMA-FM (107.7 FM; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • KIOK (94.9 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KEYW (98.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K261CG (100.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST CHICANO RADIO NETWORK)
  • KFAE-FM (89.1 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Walla Walla:

  • 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)
  • K33EJ (Channel 33; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K14HT (Channel 14; WALLA WALLA, ETC., WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KORX-CA (Channel 16; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Walla Walla fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 32
Total length: 110 meters (361ft)
Total costs: $138,721,000
Total average daily traffic: 225,700
Total average daily truck traffic: 19,167

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 3
  • 1910-1919: 4
  • 1920-1929: 6
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 9
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Walla Walla, WA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Walla Walla)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 102 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Walla Walla, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 292 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Walla Walla)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Walla Walla)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 105 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 149
  • Hazardous Condition: 129
  • Service Call: 27
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Walla Walla


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Walla Walla, WA
Businesses in Walla Walla, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Macy's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Albertsons1McDonald's2
Applebee's1Motherhood Maternity1
Arby's1Nike6
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Baskin-Robbins2Quiznos1
Bed Bath & Beyond1RadioShack1
Best Western1Rite Aid1
Budget Car Rental1Safeway2
Burger King1Sears1
Comfort Inn1Sprint Nextel1
Curves1Staples1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks5
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx4T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell2
Goodwill6Travelodge1
H&R Block2True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Jones New York2UPS7
KFC1Vons2
Kmart1Wendy's1
La Quinta1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Walla Walla, WA

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