Walla Walla County WA Information


Walla Walla County Subdivisions

Walla Walla County WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 61,215
Population in Households 56,343
Population in Familes 44,545
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,872
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 22,494
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 14,570
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 24,516 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,988 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,506 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,022 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $205,068
Average Home Value $256,536


Median Household Income $48,823
Average Household Income $66,787
Per Capita Income $25,463
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.65% 0.54%
Households 0.56% 0.56%
Families 0.49% 0.52%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Walla Walla County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walla Walla County to the other 39 counties and county equivalents in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 21 49th
Population Density1 # 17 59th
Diversity Index2 # 11 74th
Median Household Income # 19 54th
Per Capita Income # 20 51st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.