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College Place, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of College Place had a population of 8,985 as of July 1, 2016. College Place ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for College Place is located at latitude 46.043 and longitude -118.387 in Walla Walla County. The formal boundaries for the City of College Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Walla Walla County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 794 feet.

The City of College Place (GNIS ID: 2410192) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of College Place is located within Walla Walla-College Place Division of Walla Walla County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with College Place population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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College Place, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,985
Population in Households 8,155
Population in Familes 6,158
Population in Group Qrtrs 830
Population Density1 3,360
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 3,588
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 2,165
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,836 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,956 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,633 (42.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 248 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $187,796
Average Home Value $229,614


Median Household Income $43,558
Average Household Income $58,740
Per Capita Income $24,885
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.35%
Households 0.28% 0.37%
Families 0.51% 0.29%
Median Household Income   0.13%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

College Place, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares College Place to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 129 80th
Population Density1 # 61 90th
Diversity Index2 # 149 76th
Median Household Income # 460 27th
Per Capita Income # 390 38th

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