Walla Walla, Washington Population 2022

32,921
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Walla Walla is a city located in Walla Walla County Washington. Walla Walla has a 2020 population of 32,921. It is also the county seat of Walla Walla County. Walla Walla is currently growing at a rate of 0.02% annually and its population has increased by 1.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,505 in 2010.

The average household income in Walla Walla is $66,136 with a poverty rate of 14.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $994 per month, and the median house value is $225,700. The median age in Walla Walla is 35.7 years, 33.8 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Walla Walla Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Walla Wallawas:

  • White: 80.40%
  • Other race: 7.65%
  • Two or more races: 6.12%
  • Asian: 2.69%
  • Black or African American: 2.19%
  • Native American: 0.71%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
The current population of Walla Walla, Washington is 32,921 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 32,921.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 32,505.

Walla Walla, Washington Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201058,9150.00%
201159,4445290.89%
201259,329-115-0.19%
201359,361320.05%
201459,5101490.25%
201559,9324220.70%
201660,008760.13%
201760,5125040.83%
201860,6151030.17%
201960,7601450.24%
202060,9051450.24%
202161,0501450.24%

Walla Walla Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,49180.40%
Black or African American7212.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native2330.71%
Asian8872.69%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander790.24%
Some Other Race2,5227.65%
Two or More Races2,0186.12%
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Walla Walla Population by Race

Walla Walla Population Pyramid 2022

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Walla Walla Median Age

35.7


Total

33.9


Male

38.3


Female

Walla Walla Adults

There are 26,425 adults, (5,802 of whom are seniors) in Walla Walla.

Walla Walla Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Walla Walla Sex Ratio

Female

15,621

47.41%

Male

17,330

52.59%

Walla Walla Population by Age

Walla Walla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Walla Walla Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.8%20.2%
All57.9%42.1%
Male56.7%43.3%
Female51.1%48.9%
Non Family38.3%61.7%

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walla Walla Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,4142.3357.9
Married5,1742.9979.8
Male5703.2156.7
Female1,4363.2551.1
Non Family5,2341.3238.3

2.94

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Walla Walla Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0184.73%
9th to 12th Grade1,6387.61%
High School Graduate4,79722.28%
Some College5,94527.61%
Associates Degree2,58812.02%
Bachelors Degree3,09314.37%
Graduate Degree2,45111.38%
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Walla Walla Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walla Walla Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian471470241
White15,95614,9734,830
2+ Races940811108
Hispanic3,7632,413381
Other Race1,424991103
Black55038326
Native American2071521
Islander3627

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 99.79%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.17%.

Walla Walla Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,018$40,253$35,449
Less Than 9th Grade$27,194$25,620$39,688
High School Graduate$30,258$37,328$18,736
Some College$34,477$35,613$33,298
Bachelors Degree$44,891$58,409$36,472
Graduate Degree$61,782$55,057$66,307

$37,018

Average Earnings

$40,253

Average Male

$35,449

Average Female

Walla Walla Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walla Walla Language by Age

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Walla Walla Language

80.04% of Walla Walla residents speak only English, while 19.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.36% of the population.

Walla Walla Language

Walla Walla Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black28710034.84%
Native1864323.12%
Asian64712919.94%
Hispanic6,6191,24418.79%
White20,6262,49212.08%
Other518NaN%
Multiple1,36018413.53%

14.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.85%

Male Poverty Rate

16.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walla Walla

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walla Walla is Black, with 34.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walla Walla is Multiple, with 13.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.39%.

Walla Walla Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.76%
High School16.97%
Some College9.65%
Bachelors or Greater6.29%

Walla Walla Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.68%
Male Unemployed23.61%
Female Employed11.73%
Female Unemployed46.79%

Walla Walla Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walla Walla Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,412$68,344
Families$71,431$85,388
Married Families$81,136-
Non Families$32,739$41,857
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Income by Household Type

Walla Walla Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.2%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Walla Walla Married by Age and Sex

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Walla Walla Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Walla Walla Marital Status by Race

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Walla Walla Marital Status

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2,424

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War519
First Gulf War573
Vietnam762
Korea228
World War II117

Walla Walla Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34287
35 to 54654
55 to 64384
65 to 74610
75+489

Walla Walla Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1339.98%
Black609.06%
Native American229.87%
Other Race1587.74%
2+ Races513.98%
Hispanic2234.36%

Walla Walla Veterans by Race

Walla Walla Veterans by Education

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9.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walla Walla Veterans by Education

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53.9%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Walla Walla Employment by Age

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Walla Walla Employment by Race

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Walla Walla Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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50.59%

Born in Walla Walla

91.59%

Native Born

8.41%

Foreign Born

4.30%

Non Citizen

4.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.59% of Walla Walla residents were born in the United States, with 50.59% having been born in Washington. 4.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Walla Walla Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18803,5880.00%
18904,7091,1212.76%
190010,0495,3407.87%
191019,3649,3156.78%
192015,503-3,861-2.20%
193015,9764730.30%
194018,1092,1331.26%
195024,1025,9932.90%
196024,5364340.18%
197023,619-917-0.38%
198025,6181,9990.82%
199026,4788600.33%
200029,6863,2081.15%
201032,5052,8190.91%
201132,6561510.46%
201232,523-133-0.41%
201332,407-116-0.36%
201432,421140.04%
201532,7062850.88%
201632,628-78-0.24%
201732,8422140.66%
201832,893510.16%
201932,90070.02%
202032,90770.02%
202132,91470.02%
202232,92170.02%

Walla Walla Population by Year