Pullman, WA Profile: Facts & Data


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Pullman, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Pullman had a population of 33,623 as of July 1, 2018. Pullman ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pullman is located at latitude 46.7327 and longitude -117.1635 in Whitman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pullman (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Whitman County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,352 feet.

The City of Pullman (GNIS ID: 2411502) 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 Pullman is located within Pullman Division of Whitman County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pullman: Three Forks.

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Pullman, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 33,623
Population in Households 27,448
Population in Familes 13,259
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,175
Population Density2 3,402
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $29,667
Average Household Income $55,073
Per Capita Income $21,966


Total Housing Units 13,321 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,386 (25.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,174 (68.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 760 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $237,872
Average Home Value $267,826


Total Households 12,561
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 4,554
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 1.47% 1.37%
Households 1.59% 1.63%
Families 1.9% 1.65%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.57%

Pullman, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pullman 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 # 37 94th
Population Density # 65 90th
Diversity Index # 197 69th
Median Household Income # 623 1st
Per Capita Income # 545 13th

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