Walla Walla, Washington

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Population in 2017: 32,854 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +10.7%
 
Males: 16,896  (51.4%)
Females: 15,958  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

35.3 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 99362.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,037 (it was $31,855 in 2000)
Walla Walla:

$50,037
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,184 (it was $15,792 in 2000)

Walla Walla city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $211,343 (it was $97,100 in 2000)
Walla Walla:

$211,343
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $262,756; detached houses: $276,371; townhouses or other attached units: $330,540; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $244,262; mobile homes: $49,429

Median gross rent in 2017: $933.

March 2019 cost of living index in Walla Walla: 89.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.7%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.5% for Black residents, 19.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.0% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for other race residents, 17.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Walla Walla, WA (2017)
    • 22,00565.4%White alone
    • 8,55025.4%Hispanic
    • 1,4284.2%Two or more races
    • 7622.3%Asian alone
    • 6882.0%Black alone
    • 1690.5%American Indian alone
    • 670.2%Other race alone
    • 190.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 33 registered sex offenders living in Walla Walla, Washington as of November 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Walla Walla is 998 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Walla Walla by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.1)
4
(12.5)
2
(6.2)
1
(3.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
64
(208.6)
35
(111.0)
30
(96.8)
31
(100.6)
34
(110.9)
19
(60.8)
22
(68.3)
16
(49.3)
21
(66.0)
18
(56.4)
23
(71.2)
31
(96.3)
25
(76.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(42.4)
13
(41.2)
12
(38.7)
12
(38.9)
16
(52.2)
23
(73.6)
20
(62.1)
18
(55.4)
12
(37.7)
23
(72.0)
17
(52.6)
24
(74.6)
12
(36.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
98
(319.4)
83
(263.3)
70
(225.8)
90
(291.9)
60
(195.7)
75
(239.9)
85
(263.7)
79
(243.4)
70
(219.9)
130
(407.0)
80
(247.5)
84
(261.0)
91
(276.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
237
(772.4)
201
(637.7)
285
(919.3)
264
(856.3)
302
(985.1)
229
(732.4)
244
(757.1)
274
(844.0)
268
(841.9)
249
(779.6)
233
(720.8)
148
(459.8)
162
(492.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,064
(3,468)
1,149
(3,645)
1,195
(3,855)
1,052
(3,412)
1,065
(3,474)
1,005
(3,214)
1,104
(3,425)
1,101
(3,392)
1,198
(3,763)
1,182
(3,701)
1,041
(3,220)
917
(2,849)
972
(2,954)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
69
(224.9)
55
(174.5)
68
(219.3)
72
(233.5)
54
(176.1)
57
(182.3)
35
(108.6)
71
(218.7)
94
(295.3)
95
(297.4)
98
(303.2)
66
(205.0)
60
(182.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(29.3)
7
(22.2)
20
(64.5)
11
(35.7)
11
(35.9)
6
(19.2)
11
(34.1)
11
(33.9)
19
(59.7)
17
(53.2)
17
(52.6)
11
(34.2)
15
(45.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)454.2364.6370.3372.1365.5313.1343.3317.0347.4399.5338.1320.4294.2

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City-data.com crime index in Walla Walla, WA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 77 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: German (10.8%), American (6.6%), English (5.9%), Irish (4.4%), European (3.4%), Italian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1862

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 10.8 square miles.

Population density: 3,038 people per square mile   (average).

Walla Walla, Washington map

3,910 residents are foreign born (8.7% Latin America).

This city:

11.6%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,135 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,214 (1.1%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (210.8 miles , pop. 480,100).

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 )

Latitude: 46.07 N, Longitude: 118.33 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,941 (+17.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,989 (78.4%)

Area code: 509

Distribution of median household income in Walla Walla, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Walla Walla, WA in 2017
Walla Walla satellite photo by USGS

Walla Walla tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.7%
Washington:

5.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Walla Walla, WA
Historical housing units in Walla Walla, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +2,368 (+8.7%).
Most common industries in Walla Walla, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.8%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
  • Food (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.0%)
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Walla Walla, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)

Average climate in Walla Walla, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Walla Walla, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 69.1. This is about average.

City:

69.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.13
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Walla Walla-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 148% 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 260.4 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 214.2 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 387.3 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 214.1 miles away from Walla Walla 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 387.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 208.7 miles away from Walla Walla 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 (13).
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).
Walla Walla topographic map

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

Hospitals in Walla Walla:

  • PROVIDENCE ST MARY MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 401 W POPLAR ST)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY HOSPICE (1067 E ISAACS, BOX 2026)
  • WALLA WALLA GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 1025 S SECOND AVE)
  • WALLA WALLA VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, 77 WAINWRIGHT DRIVE)

Nursing Homes in Walla Walla:

  • EVERGREEN WALLA WALLA HEALTH (1865 EAST ALDER)
  • PARK MANOR REHABILITATION CTR (1710 PLAZA WAY)
  • ST MARY MEDICAL CENTER T.C.U. (401 WEST POPLAR STREET)
  • WASHINGTON ODD FELLOWS HOME (534 BOYER AVENUE)

Dialysis Facilities in Walla Walla:

  • QUALICENTERS - WALLA WALLA LLC (301 W POPLAR STE 120)

Home Health Centers in Walla Walla:

  • ADVENTIST HEALTH HOME CARE SERVICES (830 SOUTH SECOND AVENUE)
  • PROVIDENCE ST MARY HOME HEALTH (380 CHASE AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Walla Walla:

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Colleges/Universities in Walla Walla:

  • Walla Walla Community College (Full-time enrollment: 4,263; Location: 500 Tausick Way; Public; Website: www.wwcc.edu/)
  • Whitman College (Full-time enrollment: 1,579; 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: 5,111)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 53 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 67 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Washington State University (about 73 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • University of Idaho (about 78 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 105 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 112 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)

Public high schools in Walla Walla:

Private high school in Walla Walla:

  • DESALES CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 114, Location: 919 E SUMACH ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Walla Walla:

Private elementary/middle schools in Walla Walla:

  • ASSUMPTION SCHOOL (Students: 265, Location: 2066 E ALDER ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • LIBERTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 87, Location: 3172 PEPPERS BRIDGE RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST BASIL ACADEMY OF CLASSICAL STUDIES (Students: 34, Location: 2346 S WILBUR AVE, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Walla Walla

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)

Points of interest:

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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

Main business address in Walla Walla include: BANNER CORP (A), KEY TECHNOLOGY INC (B). 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

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.

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 monitoring violations:
  • 26 regular monitoring violations
DIXIE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 240, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
BLALOCK ORCHARDS DIST 12 (Address: 1076 Newtown Road , Population served: 205, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
KPS GAS & GROCER (Population served: 104, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
COTTONWOOD GLEN WATER ASSN (Address: 3351 Ranch Rd , Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006)
OASIS, THE (Serves OR, Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
HIWAY TRAILER COURT (Population served: 18, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 52 regular monitoring violations

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

  • MILL CREEK PROJECT OFFICE (Address: 3211 Reservoir Rd , Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

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

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.

For population 15 years and over in Walla Walla:

Marital status in Walla Walla, WA
  • Never married: 38.5%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

For population 25 years and over in Walla Walla:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Washington average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Walla Walla
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Religion statistics for Walla Walla, WA (based on Walla Walla County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

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
This county:

5.95 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.8%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.8%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Walla Walla:

48.1%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.4%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Walla Walla:

28.4
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Walla Walla:

21.7%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.6%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Walla Walla:

31.9%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
This city:

55.3%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Walla Walla, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 44$304,967$83,1730$0
Police Protection - Officers 41$293,538$85,9140$0
Police - Other 25$108,563$52,1103$9,047
Streets and Highways 23$123,524$64,4471$5,217
Financial Administration 22$115,126$62,7960$0
Solid Waste Management 18$74,884$49,9232$5,736
Other Government Administration 13$53,520$49,4030$0
Water Supply 13$52,471$48,4350$0
Other and Unallocable 11$43,422$47,3691$1,853
Parks and Recreation 10$43,617$52,3401$1,589
Local Libraries 6$25,350$50,7008$13,679
Judicial and Legal 5$33,602$80,6450$0
Sewerage 4$15,119$45,3570$0
Fire - Other 2$7,477$44,8620$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 237$1,295,180$65,57916$37,121

Walla Walla government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $5,941,000 ($180.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $759,000 ($23.10)
    Libraries: $370,000 ($11.26)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,909,000 ($240.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,191,000 ($218.88)
    General - Other: $4,454,000 ($135.57)
    Water Utilities: $4,443,000 ($135.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,391,000 ($133.65)
    Sewerage: $4,104,000 ($124.92)
    Health - Other: $3,775,000 ($114.90)
    Financial Administration: $2,722,000 ($82.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,493,000 ($75.88)
    Regular Highways: $2,432,000 ($74.02)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,843,000 ($56.10)
    Central Staff Services: $1,080,000 ($32.87)
    Libraries: $1,063,000 ($32.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $888,000 ($27.03)
    General Public Buildings: $573,000 ($17.44)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $461,000 ($14.03)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $379,000 ($11.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,403,000 ($73.14)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $2,167,000 ($65.96)
    Other - Sewerage: $1,572,000 ($47.85)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $1,369,000 ($41.67)
    Other - Regular Highways: $1,270,000 ($38.66)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $307,000 ($9.34)
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $239,000 ($7.27)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $196,000 ($5.97)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $100,000 ($3.04)
    Other - Health - Other: $64,000 ($1.95)
    Other - Police Protection: $6,000 ($0.18)
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($0.12)
    Other - General - Other: $4,000 ($0.12)
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $2,448,000 ($74.51)
    Sewerage: $1,605,000 ($48.85)
    General - Other: $619,000 ($18.84)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $558,000 ($16.98)
    Libraries: $102,000 ($3.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000 ($2.22)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($0.52)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($0.30)
    Health - Other: $9,000 ($0.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,808,000 ($602.91)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $239,000 ($7.27)

Walla Walla government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,291,000 ($374.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,441,000 ($317.80)
    Other: $5,833,000 ($177.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $397,000 ($12.08)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $325,000 ($9.89)
    Regular Highways: $273,000 ($8.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $558,000 ($16.98)
    Other: $26,000 ($0.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,817,000 ($55.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,451,000 ($44.17)
    Donations From Private Sources: $275,000 ($8.37)
    General Revenue - Other: $210,000 ($6.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $188,000 ($5.72)
    Rents: $172,000 ($5.24)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,315,000 ($374.84)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,874,000 ($87.48)
    Highways: $1,161,000 ($35.34)
    General Local Government Support: $422,000 ($12.84)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,387,000 ($255.28)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,355,000 ($223.87)
    Property: $6,074,000 ($184.88)
    Other License: $995,000 ($30.29)
    Other Selective Sales: $888,000 ($27.03)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $346,000 ($10.53)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $308,000 ($9.37)

Walla Walla government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,030,000 ($2009.80)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,179,000 ($1983.90)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,483,000 ($532.14)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,631,000 ($506.21)

6.67% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,265 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
Washington average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Umatilla County, OR  0.76% ($35,663 average AGI)
from Benton County, WA  0.55% ($41,224)
from King County, WA  0.51% ($52,667)


6.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,697 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
Washington average:

6.40%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Benton County, WA  0.72% ($43,961 average AGI)
to Umatilla County, OR  0.66% ($34,978)
to Spokane County, WA  0.45% ($35,632)
Businesses in Walla Walla, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Macy's1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Albertsons1McDonald's2
Applebee's1Motherhood Maternity1
Arby's1Nike6
AutoZone1Nissan1
Baskin-Robbins2Pizza Hut1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Quiznos1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Budget Car Rental1Rite Aid1
Burger King1Safeway2
Chevrolet1Sears1
Circle K1Sprint Nextel1
Comfort Inn1Staples1
Curves1Starbucks5
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
FedEx4Taco Bell2
GNC1Toyota1
Goodwill6Travelodge1
H&R Block2True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Jones New York2UPS7
KFC1Vons2
Kmart1Wendy's1
La Quinta1YMCA1

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.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

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

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Walla Walla fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 49Number of bridges
  • 417ft / 127mTotal length
  • $149,366,000Total costs
  • 217,258Total average daily traffic
  • 20,516Total average daily truck traffic
  • 463,520Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Walla Walla, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31900-1909
  • 41910-1919
  • 71920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 92000-2009
  • 12010-2018
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: 156 (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: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 59 (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: 342 (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: 77 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 130. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 222 took place in 2015, and the least - 55 in 2013. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Walla Walla, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.0%), and Structure Fires (37.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Walla Walla, WA
    • 95143.0%Outside Fires
    • 83437.7%Structure Fires
    • 34115.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 843.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Walla Walla, WA

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

  • Quality Inn & Suites, 520 N Second Ave, Walla Walla, Washington 99362 , Phone: (509) 525-2522, Fax: (509) 522-2565
  • Red Lion Inn & Suites, 325 E Main St, Walla Walla, Washington 99362 , Phone: (509) 529-4360, Fax: (509) 529-7463
  • Hampton Inn & Suites - Walla Walla, 1531 Kelly Pl, Walla Walla, Washington 99362 , Phone: (509) 525-1398, Fax: (509) 525-1498
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 1419 Pine St, Walla Walla, Washington 99362 , Phone: (509) 522-3500, Fax: (509) 522-3501
  • Walla Walla Hospitality, LLC Dba Courtyard By Marriot Walla Walla, 550 W Rose, Walla Walla, Washington 99362 , Phone: (509) 876-8100, Fax: (509) 876-8101
  • Nageshwar Motel, Inc dba La Quinta Inn & Suites, 776 Silverstone Dr, Walla walla, Washington 99362 , Phone: (509) 394-8815
  • comfort Inn & suites, 1419 W Pine St, Walla walla, Washington 99362 , Phone: (509) 522-3500, Fax: (509) 522-3501
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1433 W Pine St, Walla Walla, Washington 99362 , Phone: (509) 525-6200, Fax: (509) 525-6210
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Walla Walla, Washington
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Walla Walla, WA
  • 61.4%Utility gas
  • 32.9%Electricity
  • 2.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Walla Walla, WA
  • 70.9%Electricity
  • 24.0%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Coal or coke


Walla Walla compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
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