Walla Walla County, Washington Population 2021

Walla Walla County, Washington's estimated population is 61,050 with a growth rate of 0.24% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Walla Walla County, Washington is the 22nd largest county in Washington. The 2010 Population was 58,915 and has seen a growth of 3.62% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202161,0501450.24%
202060,9051450.24%
201960,7601450.24%
201860,6151030.17%
201760,5125040.84%
201660,008760.13%
201559,9324220.71%
201459,5101490.25%
201359,361320.05%
201259,329-115-0.19%
201159,4445290.90%
201058,91510,47621.63%
199048,4391,0042.12%
198047,4355,25912.47%
197042,176-19-0.05%
196042,1952,0605.13%
195040,1359,58831.39%
194030,5472,1067.40%
193028,4419023.28%
192027,539-4,392-13.75%
191031,93113,25170.94%
190018,6806,45652.81%
189012,2243,50840.25%
18808,7163,41664.45%
18705,3003,982302.12%
18601,3180.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.24%
County Website
Founded
April 25, 1854
County Seat
2010 Population
58,915
Growth (since 2010)
3.62%
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Walla Walla County, Washington Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White50,53483.71%
Some Other Race4,4997.45%
Two or More Races2,7674.58%
Black or African American1,0741.78%
Asian9991.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native3930.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander990.16%
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Walla Walla County, Washington Population by Race

Walla Walla County, Washington Population Pyramid 2021

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Walla Walla County, Washington Median Age

37.5


Total

35.8


Male

39.6


Female

Walla Walla County, Washington Adults

There are 47,598 adults, (10,636 of whom are seniors) in Walla Walla County, Washington.

Walla Walla County, Washington Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Walla Walla County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

29,461

48.80%

Male

30,904

51.20%

Walla Walla County, Washington Population by Age

Walla Walla County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Walla Walla County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All64.8%35.2%
Male50.8%49.2%
Female49.2%50.8%
Non Family47.2%52.8%

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walla Walla County, Washington Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,6462.4464.8
Married11,4473.0581.3
Non Family7,9681.2747.2
Female2,4323.0849.2
Male7993.350.8

2.99

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Walla Walla County, Washington Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1155.32%
9th to 12th Grade2,5436.40%
High School Graduate7,87419.82%
Some College10,32926.00%
Associates Degree5,02412.65%
Bachelors Degree7,19618.11%
Graduate Degree4,64711.70%
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Walla Walla County, Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walla Walla County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,94829,10110,547
Hispanic6,3483,952700
Other Race2,4351,364227
Multiple Races1,174973180
Black786595115
Asian579568324
Native American28624612
Islander393121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 98.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.96%.

Walla Walla County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,497$45,721$30,410
Less Than High School$24,042$27,223$18,049
High School Grad$32,037$43,621$21,164
Some College$33,127$40,812$28,404
Bachelors Degree$47,136$58,183$35,521
Graduate Degree$65,610$68,640$65,036

$37,497

Average Earnings

$45,721

Average Male

$30,410

Average Female

Walla Walla County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walla Walla County, Washington Language by Age

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Walla Walla County, Washington Language

80.58% of Walla Walla County, Washington residents speak only English, while 19.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.38% of the population.

Walla Walla County, Washington Language

Walla Walla County, Washington Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White40,5544,48611.06%
Hispanic11,9442,26618.97%
Other4,1721,11526.73%
Multiple2,03531515.48%
Asian68319027.82%
Black60213622.59%
Native352246.82%

13.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.23%

Male Poverty Rate

14.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walla Walla County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walla Walla County, Washington is Asian, with 27.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walla Walla County, Washington is Native, with 6.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.11%.

Walla Walla County, Washington Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.44%
High School12.90%
Some College9.61%
Bachelors or Greater4.61%

Walla Walla County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.00%
Male Unemployed21.04%
Female Employed10.31%
Male Employed5.93%

Walla Walla County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walla Walla County, Washington Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,858$76,351
Families$72,479$91,575
Married Families$83,210$104,248
Non Families$31,944$45,064
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Income by Household Type

Walla Walla County, Washington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Walla Walla County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

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Walla Walla County, Washington 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 County, Washington Marital Status by Race

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Walla Walla County, Washington Marital Status

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4,590

Number of Veterans

3,978

Male Veterans

612

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,649
Second Gulf War932
First Gulf War857
Korea352
World War II248

Walla Walla County, Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,204
75+1,034
35 to 54902
55 to 64896
18 to 34554

Walla Walla County, Washington Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,24710.51%
Hispanic2923.52%
Other1143.59%
2 or More1005.65%
Black859.29%
Hawaiian2626.26%
Indian134.18%
Asian50.57%

Walla Walla County, Washington Veterans by Race

Walla Walla County, Washington Veterans by Education

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7.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walla Walla County, Washington Veterans by Education

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Walla Walla County, Washington Employment by Age

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Walla Walla County, Washington Employment by Race

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Walla Walla County, Washington 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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50.98%

Born in Washington

89.93%

Native Born

10.07%

Foreign Born

6.46%

Non Citizen

3.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.93% of Walla Walla County, Washington residents were born in the United States, with 50.98% having been born in Washington. 6.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Walla Walla County, Washington Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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