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Walla Walla, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Walla Walla had a population of 33,097 as of July 1, 2017. Walla Walla 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 Walla Walla is located at latitude 46.0682 and longitude -118.3364 in Walla Walla County. The formal boundaries for the City of Walla Walla (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Walla Walla County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 942 feet.

The City of Walla Walla (GNIS ID: 2412168) 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 Walla Walla is located within Walla Walla-College Place Division of Walla Walla County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Walla Walla population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Walla Walla: Steptoe City, Steptoeville, Walla Walla City.


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Walla Walla, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 33,097
Daytime Population: Workers 19,128
Daytime Population: Residents 17,238
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 36,366
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 29,256
Population in Familes 21,955
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,841
Population Density2 2,586
Diversity Index3 60
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,497
Average Household Income $60,466
Per Capita Income $22,817

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 13,070 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,626 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,320 (40.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,125 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $194,916
Average Home Value $231,802
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 11,945
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 7,073
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.58% 0.53%
Households 0.48% 0.54%
Families 0.48% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.4%

Walla Walla, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walla Walla to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 38 94th
Population Density # 117 81st
Diversity Index # 118 81st
Median Household Income # 489 22nd
Per Capita Income # 505 20th

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