Walla Walla, WA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Setting
    Small City
  • Population
    31,772
  • Population Density
    2,476 people/sq.mi.
  • Size
    13 sq.mi.
  • Reviews
    35 3.4
Walla Walla is a small city in Washington with 31,772 residents. It has average home values, average rent costs, and average unemployment levels. Its citizens generally have average education levels and low income levels.

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 35 reviews
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    • 3
    Crime & Safety at Walla Walla: I have heard there's some gang violence, but not in the area that I live in.
    • 3
    Overall Experience at Walla Walla: It's a little boring at times.
    • 3
    Crime & Safety at Walla Walla: crime has increased, but everyone is safe.
    • 4
    Overall Experience at Walla Walla: I will live here my whole life, it's a cozy town.
    • 3
    Overall Experience at Walla Walla: I chose okay because although Walla Walla is safe and very pretty, it is very small and not a lot of places to go to. Not much to do in town. I do like living here and I could see myself living here or a place like here when I am older and retired.

Nearby Towns

Niche Grade Name Population
4.00 Walla Walla-College Place Township 49,245
3.33 Garrett 1,429
3.00 College Place 8,828
3.66 Waitsburg Township 2,645

ZIP Codes

Niche Grade Name Population
3.33 99362 41,513

Top School Districts

Niche Grade Name Total Schools
College Place School District 3
3.00 Walla Walla Public Schools 13

Top Public Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
3.00 Prospect Point Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
3.33 Walla Walla High School Public 9-12 High
Lincoln High School Public, Alternative 6-12 Middle, High
3.00 Green Park Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
Lincoln High School Alternative Education Program Public, Alternative 9-12 High
2.66 Blue Ridge Elementary School Public PK, K-5 Pre-K, Elementary
3.00 Berney Elementary School Public K-8 Elementary, Middle
2.66 Sharpstein Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
2.66 Garrison Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.66 Pioneer Middle School Public 6-8 Middle
2.66 Edison Elementary School Public K-5 Elementary
2.66 Davis Elementary School Public PK, K-4 Pre-K, Elementary
2.66 John Sager Middle School Public 5-8 Middle
Lincoln High School Homelink Public, Alternative K-12 Elementary, Middle, High

Top Private Schools

Niche Grade Name Type Grades Grade Level
3.00 DeSales Catholic High School Private, Religious 9-12 High
2.33 Walla Walla Valley Academy Private, Religious 9-12 High
Rogers Adventist School Private, Religious K-8 Elementary, Middle
Assumption School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Milton Stateline Seventh-day Adventist School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
Liberty Christian School Private, Religious PK, K-8 Pre-K, Elementary, Middle
St. Basil Academy of Classical Studies Private, Religious K-8 Elementary, Middle

Top Colleges

Niche Grade Name
Whitman College
Walla Walla University
Walla Walla Community College

Around Walla Walla

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Demographics

Racial Diversity

Walla Walla, WA United States Washington
White 68.10% 63.25% 71.92%
Hispanic 22.99% 16.62% 11.49%
Multiracial 2.82% 2.05% 3.94%
African American 2.42% 12.23% 3.46%
Asian 2.00% 4.83% 7.26%
Native American 1.22% 0.66% 1.21%
Pacific Islander 0.46% 0.16% 0.58%
Other 0% 0.19% 0.15%

Age

Walla Walla, WA United States Washington
9 years and under 11% 13% 13%
10 to 17 years 9% 11% 10%
18 to 24 years 14% 10% 10%
25 to 34 years 13% 13% 14%
35 to 44 years 13% 13% 13%
45 to 54 years 13% 14% 14%
55 to 64 years 11% 12% 13%
65 and over 15% 13% 13%

Education Levels

Walla Walla, WA United States Washington
Less than a high school diploma 13% 14% 10%
High school diploma or equivalent 25% 28% 24%
Some college or associate degree 41% 29% 35%
Bachelor's degree 14% 18% 20%
Master's degree or higher 8% 11% 11%

Gender

Walla Walla, WA United States Washington
Male 52.5% 49.2% 49.9%
Female 47.5% 50.8% 50.1%

Housing

Rent vs. Own

Walla Walla, WA United States Washington
Rent 42.9% 35.1% 36.8%
Own 57.1% 64.9% 63.2%

Income

Weather

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. High Avg. Low
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Precipitation
2.5"
1.8"
2.3"
1.9"
2.1"
1.3"
0.6"
0.6"
0.8"
1.7"
2.9"
2.5"
Snowfall
1.9"
3.1"
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0.1"
1.2"
4.4"

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    Avg. High Avg. Low

  • 41°
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    Precipitation

  • 2.5"
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  • 0.6"
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    Snowfall

  • 1.9"
  • 3.1"
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    Avg. Temps

  • 41°
    30°
  • 46°
    32°
  • 55°
    37°
  • 62°
    42°
  • 70°
    48°
  • 79°
    54°
  • 89°
    61°
  • 88°
    60°
  • 78°
    53°
  • 64°
    43°
  • 48°
    35°
  • 38°
    28°

    Precipitation

  • 2.5"
  • 1.8"
  • 2.3"
  • 1.9"
  • 2.1"
  • 1.3"
  • 0.6"
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  • 0.8"
  • 1.7"
  • 2.9"
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    Snowfall

  • 1.9"
  • 3.1"
  • 1"
  • 0"
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  • 0"
  • 0"
  • 0.1"
  • 1.2"
  • 4.4"

Resident Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still choose to live in this area?     Based on 5 responses

  • 80% Yes
  • 20% Not sure
  • 0% No

In which direction are these things in this area generally going?     Based on 7 responses

Getting worse
Getting better
  • Schools/education
  • Crime/safety
  • Employment/jobs
  • Home values
  • Local government
  • New residents moving in
  • New businesses/restaurants opening
  • Overall quality of life

Rate the public services in this area:     Based on 7 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Police protection
  • Fire protection
  • Emergency medical services
  • Animal control services
  • Street repair/maintenance
  • Trash/recycling collection
  • Snow removal
  • Public transportation
  • Public recreation facilities
  • Park maintenance
  • Public libraries
  • Community education

How safe do you feel in this area?     Based on 8 responses

  • 25% Very safe. There is really no crime to speak of.
  • 75% Pretty safe. There is some crime, but it doesn't impact me much.
  • 0% Somewhat safe. There is noticeable crime, and there are times I don't feel safe.
  • 0% Not safe. There is a lot of crime, and I regularly don't feel safe.

What is your overall opinion of this area?     Based on 6 responses

  • 0% I love everything about it.
  • 100% I like mostly everything about this area, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 0% This area is okay. There are a lot of things I wish were different.
  • 0% I hate this area.

Rate the quality and ease of access to the following attractions in this area:     Based on 6 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Museums
  • Art galleries
  • Performance venues
  • Professional sport venues
  • Movie theaters
  • Zoos
  • Amusement parks
  • Parks and natural attractions
  • Historical landmarks/monuments