Walla Walla, WA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 29,686. Estimated population in July 2020: 30,989 (+4.4% change)
Males: 15,439 (52.0%), Females: 14,247 (48.0%)

Walla Walla County

Zip code: 99362

Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $31,855
Median house value: $101,100

Races in Walla Walla:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.7%)
  • Hispanic (17.4%)
  • Other race (8.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Black (2.6%)
  • American Indian (2.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (19.2%), English (12.0%), Irish (10.4%), United States (4.4%), Italian (4.0%), French (3.7%).

Elevation: 1000 feet

Land area: 10.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Walla Walla

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Walla Walla city

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

9.4% Foreign born (7.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,368 (+8.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Walla Walla:

  • ST MARY MEDICAL CENTER (401 W POPLAR ST/PO BOX 1477)
  • WALLA WALLA GENERAL HOSPITAL (1025 S SECOND AVE/PO BOX 1398)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Walla Walla:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Walla Walla:

  • WALLA WALLA REGIONAL (about 4 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Abbreviation: ALW)
  • EASTERN OREGON REGIONAL AT PENDLETON (about 44 miles; PENDLETON, OR; Abbreviation: PDT)
  • TRI-CITIES (about 56 miles; PASCO, WA; Abbreviation: PSC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Walla Walla:

  • MARTIN FIELD (about 7 miles; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; Abbreviation: S95)
  • LOWER MONUMENTAL STATE (about 37 miles; KAHLOTUS, WA; Abbreviation: W09)
  • LITTLE GOOSE LOCK AND DAM (about 42 miles; STARBUCK, WA; Abbreviation: 16W)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Walla Walla:

  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,812; Location: 500 TAUSICK WAY; Public; Website: www.ww.cc.wa.us)
  • WHITMAN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,398; Location: 345 BOYER AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.whitman.edu)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Walla Walla:

  • EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; LA GRANDE, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,192)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 55 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 72 miles; PULLMAN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 18,110)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 96 miles; LEWISTON, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,213)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 109 miles; CHENEY, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,852)
  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 123 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,284)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 126 miles; MOSCOW, ID; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)

Schools

Public high schools in Walla Walla:

  • WALLA WALLA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,941; Location: 800 ABBOTT RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM (Students: 153; Location: 919 S. 2ND; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • PAINE CAMPUS AEP (Students: 113; Location: 421 S. 4TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WALLA WALLA COUNTY JUVENILE DETENTION (Students: 13; Location: 455 W. ROSE STREET; Grades: 07 – 12)
Private high school in Walla Walla:

  • DESALES MIDDLE AND SENIOR HIGH (Students: 223; Location: 919 EAST SUMACH; Grades: 6 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Walla Walla:

  • PIONEER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 652; Location: 450 BRIDGE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • GARRISON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 624; Location: 906 CHASE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PROSPECT POINT ELEMENTARY (Students: 540; Location: 55 RESER RD; Grades: KG – 05)
  • BERNEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 446; Location: 1718 PLEASANT ST; Grades: KG – 08)
  • GREEN PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 432; Location: 1105 E ISAACS AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • SHARPSTEIN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 426; Location: 410 HOWARD ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • EDISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 288; Location: 1315 E ALDER ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BLUE RIDGE ELEMENTARY (Students: 283; Location: 1150 W CHESTNUT ST; Grades: KG – 05)
  • WALLA WALLA PUBLIC CHILD DEV CTR (Students: 186; Location: 1150 W CHESTNUT; Grades: PK – PK)
  • PAINE CAMPUS (Students: 98; Location: 421 S. 4TH AVE; Grades: 06 – 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Walla Walla:

  • ASSUMPTION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 259; Location: 2066 EAST ALDER; Grades: PK – 5)
  • LIBERTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 107; Location: ROUTE 1 BOX 353; Grades: KG – 8)
  • DISCOVERY CENTER (Students: 8; Location: 343 SOUTH 3RD STREET; Grades: 3 – 6)

Libraries

Libraries in Walla Walla:

  • WALLA WALLA PUBLIC (Operating income: $892,000; Location: 238 E. ALDER STREET; 109,174 books; 4,008 audio materials; 2,215 video materials; 232 serial subscriptions)
  • WALLA WALLA COUNTY RURAL LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $843,541; Location: 37 JADE AVE.; 41,323 books; 804 audio materials; 983 video materials; 29 serial subscriptions)