Wallula, Washington

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Population in 2010: 179. Population change since 2000: -9.1%
Males: 89  (50.0%)
Females: 90  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  37.5 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip code: 99363

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,229 (it was $26,071 in 2000)
Wallula:

$33,229
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,585 (it was $10,831 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $116,933 (it was $68,300 in 2000)
Wallula:

$116,933
WA:

$250,800
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    • 13474.9%White alone
    • 4525.1%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Wallula: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (16.2%), Norwegian (15.7%), German (10.2%), Swedish (5.6%), Scottish (3.6%), Russian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 0.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,798 people per square mile   (low).

Wallula, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Wallula:

  • High school or higher: 50.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wallula CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Wallula CDP:  1.7% ($1,175)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)

Wallula satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (14.7 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (184.2 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (830.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Burbank, WA (3.0 miles ), Finley, WA (3.1 miles ), Highland, WA (3.4 miles ), Touchet, WA (3.4 miles ), Pasco, WA (3.8 miles ), Kennewick, WA (3.8 miles ), West Pasco, WA (4.2 miles ), Helix, OR (4.5 miles) .

Latitude: 46.08 N, Longitude: 118.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Wallula household income distribution Wallula home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Wallula, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Wallula-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 154% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 188.6 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 285.3 miles away from Wallula center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 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 187.9 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 183.5 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 392.7 miles away from Wallula center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 414.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 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).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Wallula:

  • KENNEWICK GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; KENNEWICK, WA)
  • KENNEWICK GENERAL HOSP HH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; KENNEWICK, WA)
  • CANYON LAKES RESTORATIVE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; KENNEWICK, WA)
  • TRI-CITIES CHAPLAINCY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; KENNEWICK, WA)
  • AVALON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER - PASCO (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; PASCO, WA)
  • VISTAVUE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; KENNEWICK, WA)

Amtrak station near Wallula:

  • 14 miles: PASCO (CLARK & TACOMA STS.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wallula:

  • Columbia Basin College (about 16 miles; Pasco, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,111)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 30 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 66 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 85 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 93 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Washington State University (about 95 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • University of Idaho (about 101 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)

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Notable location: Walla Walla County Fire District 5 Station 52 (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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 136. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

136
U.S.:

75

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 7.16. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.16
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.22. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.22
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2008 was 26.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 6.97. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.97
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.7%
Whole state:  7.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

44.4
Washington average:

11.4

Wallula travel time to work - commute Wallula mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wallula CDP (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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.0%
State:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.6%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.6%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Wallula:

11.1%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

30.1%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Wallula:

52.3%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Wallula:

83.1%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wallula, WA Residents

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 Wallula:

  • KONA (610 AM; 5 kW; KENNEWICK-RICHLAND-P, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KALE (960 AM; 5 kW; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KUJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KOHU (1360 AM; 4 kW; HERMISTON, OR; Owner: WESTEND RADIO, LLC)
  • KUMA (1290 AM; 5 kW; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • KLWJ (1090 AM; daytime; 3 kW; UMATILLA, OR; Owner: UMATILLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCR (1340 AM; 1 kW; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KZTS (1210 AM; 10 kW; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wallula:

  • KONA-FM (105.3 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KEYW (98.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K261CG (100.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST CHICANO RADIO NETWORK)
  • KIOK (94.9 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KXRX (97.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUJ-FM (99.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KOLU (90.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: RIVERVIEW BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • KBLD (91.7 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KFAE-FM (89.1 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KGSG (93.7 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: GOSPEL MUSIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KORD-FM (102.7 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K204CZ (88.7 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KEGX (106.5 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KGDN (101.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: WEST PASCO FINE ARTS RADIO)
  • KOLW (97.9 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KWWS (89.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KGTS (91.3 FM; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Wallula:

  • KEPR-TV (Channel 19; PASCO, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - WASHINGTON TV, L.L.C.)
  • KNDU (Channel 25; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • KVEW (Channel 42; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTNW (Channel 31; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 6606 W Old Hwy 12 (Lat: 46.050278 Lon: -118.475556), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: KNKN489, Licensee ID: L00930041
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 12/07/2020, Certifier: Gregory A MarasRegistrant: Inland Cellular LLC
  • Wallula Cell Site: 3661 Hatch Grade Rd (Lat: 46.032056 Lon: -118.859139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 20.1 m, Call Sign: KNKN489, Licensee ID: L00930041
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 12/07/2020, Certifier: Gregory A MarasRegistrant: Inland Cellular LLC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • KELLYE E ABERNATHY, Sec 35, Township 07, Walla Walla County (Lat: 46.040833 Lon: -118.891667), Type: 74.3, Overall height: 74.3 m, Registrant: 4692297422, Kellye.E.Abernathy@cingular.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • David C Jatlow, Sec 35, Township 07, Walla Walla County (Lat: 46.040833 Lon: -118.891667), Type: 74.3, Overall height: 74.3 m, Registrant: 2022239222, Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, 4TH FL
  • David C Jatlow, Sec 35, Township 07, Walla Walla County (Lat: 46.040833 Lon: -118.891667), Type: 74.3, Overall height: 74.3 m, Registrant: 2022239222, Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, 4TH FL
  • DAVID C JATLOW, Sec 35, Township 07, Walla Walla County (Lat: 46.040833 Lon: -118.891667), Type: 74.3, Overall height: 74.3 m, Registrant: 9727332092, Kellye.E.Abernathy, 17330 PRESTON ROAD, SUITE 100A
  • Sec 35, Township 07, Walla Walla County (Lat: 46.040833 Lon: -118.891667), Type: 74.3, Overall height: 74.3 m, Registrant: 2022239222, Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, 1150 CONNECTICUT AVENUE, NW, 4TH FL

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 46.123472 Lon: -118.838611, Call Sign: WPQC866
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.850 MHz, 468.775 MHzGrant Date: 05/24/2000, Expiration Date: 05/24/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/30/2005, Certifier: Chep R GaunttRegistrant: Lindsay Manufacturing Co, Lindsay, NE 68644, Phone: (402) 428-7231, Fax: (402) 428-7341
  • Lat: 46.021611 Lon: -118.856111, Call Sign: WPTL521
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.275 MHz, 456.275 MHz, 456.375 MHzGrant Date: 10/08/2011, Expiration Date: 10/25/2021, Certifier: Rick Y LynnRegistrant: Florida Power & Light Co., 9250 West Flagler St., Miami, FL 33174, Phone: (305) 552-4041, Fax: (305) 552-3733, Email:
  • ITS VMS WB US12 MP 3, Its099 Vms Wb Us12 (Lat: 46.054556 Lon: -118.892417), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQMN955
    Assigned Frequencies: 4950.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/07/2010, Expiration Date: 10/07/2020, Certifier: Tim McdowellRegistrant: Washington State Department Of Transportation, 7345 Linderson Way Sw / Tumwater, Wa, Olympia, WA 98504-7359, Phone: (360) 705-7001, Fax: (360) 705-6873, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: NY7Z, Previous Call Sign: KK7NA, Grant Date: 07/09/1999, Expiration Date: 07/09/2009, Cancellation Date: 07/12/2011, Registrant: Thomas A Bauder, Wallula, WA 99363

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Wallula

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wallula, WA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (93%)
  • Wood (8%)

Wallula compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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