Walla Walla, WA Profile: Facts & Data


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Walla Walla, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Walla Walla had a population of 33,202 as of July 1, 2018. 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 46.0646 and longitude -118.343 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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 33,202
Population in Households 29,516
Population in Familes 22,340
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,686
Population Density2 2,594
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $47,030
Average Household Income $63,325
Per Capita Income $23,827


Total Housing Units 13,152 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,198 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,834 (36.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,120 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $208,546
Average Home Value $254,298


Total Households 12,032
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 7,110
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.55% 0.57%
Households 0.51% 0.58%
Families 0.48% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

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, 2018 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 # 39 94th
Population Density # 121 81st
Diversity Index # 122 81st
Median Household Income # 478 24th
Per Capita Income # 501 20th

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