Walla Walla, Washington Population 2021

32,914
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Walla Walla is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 32,914, it is the 38th largest city in Washington and the 1195th largest city in the United States. Walla Walla is currently growing at a rate of 0.02% annually and its population has increased by 3.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,731 in 2010. Walla Walla reached it's highest population of 32,914 in 2021. Spanning over 14 miles, Walla Walla has a population density of 2,400 people per square mile.

The average household income in Walla Walla is $66,136 with a poverty rate of 15.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $962 per month, and the median house value is $203,500. The median age in Walla Walla is 35.7 years, 33.8 years for males, and 38.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.7 males.

Walla Walla Demographics

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

  • White: 82.22%
  • Other race: 7.50%
  • Two or more races: 5.17%
  • Asian: 2.30%
  • Black or African American: 2.01%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.16%
The current population of Walla Walla, Washington is 32,914, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 32,893.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 31,731.

Walla Walla, Washington Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

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

Walla Walla Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,96282.22%
Some Other Race2,4597.50%
Two or More Races1,6955.17%
Asian7552.30%
Black or African American6582.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native2120.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander520.16%
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Walla Walla Population by Race

Walla Walla Population Pyramid 2021

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Walla Walla Median Age

35.7


Total

33.8


Male

38.4


Female

Walla Walla Adults

There are 26,238 adults, (5,549 of whom are seniors) in Walla Walla.

Walla Walla Age Dependency

58.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Walla Walla Sex Ratio

Female

15,865

48.38%

Male

16,928

51.62%

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
Married78.6%21.4%
Male64.4%35.6%
All58.7%41.3%
Female47%53%
Non Family42.4%57.6%

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walla Walla Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,3772.3258.7
Non Family5,1931.2742.4
Married5,0593.0278.6
Female1,6203.1447
Male5053.3964.4

2.95

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Walla Walla Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0775.03%
9th to 12th Grade1,4326.68%
High School Graduate4,62221.57%
Some College5,70626.62%
Associates Degree2,82113.16%
Bachelors Degree3,34615.61%
Graduate Degree2,42711.32%
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Walla Walla Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walla Walla Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,72214,8794,984
Hispanic3,8862,536431
Other Race1,361939148
Multiple Races88872189
Black57343329
Asian429429272
Native American1841471
Islander1810

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.40%.

Walla Walla Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,702$37,793$32,781
Less Than High School$22,455$23,491$19,681
High School Grad$28,268$35,915$17,705
Some College$33,461$35,656$31,482
Bachelors Degree$45,529$56,480$38,654
Graduate Degree$61,111$59,013$65,407

$35,702

Average Earnings

$37,793

Average Male

$32,781

Average Female

Walla Walla Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walla Walla Language by Age

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Walla Walla Language

79.05% of Walla Walla residents speak only English, while 20.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.29% of the population.

Walla Walla Language

Walla Walla Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,2362,79213.80%
Hispanic6,8681,30719.03%
Other2,18044020.18%
Multiple1,04815714.98%
Asian51514127.38%
Black2248537.95%
Native1792111.73%

15.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.75%

Male Poverty Rate

17.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walla Walla

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walla Walla is Black, with 37.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walla Walla is Native, with 11.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.59%.

Walla Walla Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School17.80%
Less Than High School17.34%
Some College11.86%
Bachelors or Greater5.72%

Walla Walla Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.91%
Male Unemployed33.57%
Female Employed12.06%
Male Employed5.94%

Walla Walla Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walla Walla Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,550$66,136
Families$67,796$82,019
Married Families$80,139-
Non Families$29,170$40,741
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Income by Household Type

Walla Walla Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.9%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

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 45-54.

Walla Walla Marital Status by Race

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Walla Walla Marital Status

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2,496

Number of Veterans

2,127

Male Veterans

369

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam878
Second Gulf War626
First Gulf War587
Korea153
World War II148

Walla Walla Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74591
35 to 54538
55 to 64525
75+475
18 to 34367

Walla Walla Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,25010.41%
Hispanic1983.79%
Other1025.47%
Black6510.42%
2 or More514.27%
Indian136.47%
Hawaiian1019.23%
Asian50.76%

Walla Walla Veterans by Race

Walla Walla Veterans by Education

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6.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walla Walla Veterans by Education

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54%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

4.7%

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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52.01%

Born in Washington

89.57%

Native Born

10.43%

Foreign Born

6.41%

Non Citizen

4.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.57% of Walla Walla residents were born in the United States, with 52.01% having been born in Washington. 6.41% 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

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

Walla Walla Population by Year