Walla Walla, Washington Population 2020

33,472

Walla Walla is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 33,472, it is the 38th largest city in Washington and the 1173rd largest city in the United States. Walla Walla is currently growing at a rate of 0.73% annually and its population has increased by 5.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,731 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Walla Walla has a population density of 2,440 people per square mile.

The average household income in Walla Walla is $62,087 with a poverty rate of 17.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $919 per month, and the median house value is $190,000. The median age in Walla Walla is 35.1 years, 33.7 years for males, and 36.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 105.4 males.

Walla Walla Demographics

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

  • White: 81.86%
  • Other race: 7.63%
  • Two or more races: 4.88%
  • Asian: 2.34%
  • Black or African American: 2.32%
  • Native American: 0.87%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Walla Walla, Washington is 33,472, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 32,986.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 31,731.

Walla Walla, Washington Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202065,5933060.47%
201965,2873060.47%
201864,9813060.47%
201764,6756030.93%
201664,0721350.21%
201563,9374170.65%
201463,5201400.22%
201363,380630.10%
201263,317-131-0.21%
201163,4484340.68%
201063,0140.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,79481.86%
Some Other Race2,4997.63%
Two or More Races1,5984.88%
Asian7652.34%
Black or African American7602.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native2860.87%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander290.09%

Walla Walla Population Pyramid 2020

Walla Walla Median Age

35.1


Total

33.7


Male

36.4


Female

Walla Walla Adults

There are 26,152 adults, (5,412 of whom are seniors) in Walla Walla.

Walla Walla Age Dependency

57.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Walla Walla Sex Ratio

Female

15,933

48.68%

Male

16,798

51.32%

Walla Walla Households and Families

Walla Walla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Walla Walla Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.5%21.5%
Male58.6%41.4%
All58.2%41.8%
Female51.7%48.3%
Non Family41.8%58.2%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,1442.3558.2
Non Family5,2561.2841.8
Married4,7683.1278.5
Female1,6353.2551.7
Male4853.3758.6

3.06

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Walla Walla Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3136.18%
9th to 12th Grade1,4897.01%
High School Graduate4,66221.93%
Some College5,45125.65%
Associates Degree2,83713.35%
Bachelors Degree3,35615.79%
Graduate Degree2,14610.10%

Walla Walla Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,35414,3754,674
Hispanic4,0502,561449
Other Race1,382889221
Multiple Races903720110
Black69049739
Asian369366214
Native American2141718
Islander136

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 99.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.99%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,924$35,729$29,879
Less Than High School$24,475$24,986$22,143
High School Grad$25,833$35,105$14,765
Some College$30,549$31,500$28,078
Bachelors Degree$44,141$52,237$40,337
Graduate Degree$54,870$56,222$51,484

$32,924

Average Earnings

$35,729

Average Male

$29,879

Average Female

Walla Walla Language

Walla Walla Language by Age

Walla Walla Language

78.15% of Walla Walla residents speak only English, while 21.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.84% of the population.

Walla Walla Poverty

Walla Walla Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,9043,10215.58%
Hispanic7,0551,25217.75%
Other2,30337216.15%
Asian59619833.22%
Multiple99217317.44%
Native24412952.87%
Black2235725.56%

17.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.14%

Male Poverty Rate

18.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walla Walla

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walla Walla is Native, with 52.87% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walla Walla is White, with 15.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.20%.

Name Poverty
High School19.66%
Less Than High School17.19%
Some College11.86%
Bachelors or Greater6.20%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.65%
Male Unemployed27.18%
Female Employed13.69%
Male Employed7.25%

Walla Walla Income

Walla Walla Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,678$62,087
Families$65,179$75,697
Married Families$75,128-
Non Families$30,754$40,932

Walla Walla Marital Status

Walla Walla Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Walla Walla Married by Age and Sex

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

Walla Walla Veterans

2,467

Number of Veterans

2,115

Male Veterans

352

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam857
Second Gulf War560
First Gulf War539
World War II195
Korea152
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,19710.26%
Hispanic2093.96%
Black9112.47%
Other814.35%
2 or More695.59%
Asian142.15%
Indian94.09%
Hawaiian620.69%

$Walla Walla Veterans by Education

6.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walla Walla Employment Status

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Walla Walla Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

50.69%

Born in Washington

89.08%

Native Born

10.92%

Foreign Born

7.04%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.08% of Walla Walla residents were born in the United States, with 50.69% having been born in Washington. 7.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202033,4722430.73%
201933,2292430.74%
201832,986850.26%
201732,9012430.74%
201632,658-58-0.18%
201532,7162930.90%
201432,423190.06%
201332,404-116-0.36%
201232,520-128-0.39%
201132,6481470.45%
201032,5012,8150.91%
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%