This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Walla Walla has a very low population density. Walla Walla is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Walla Walla, WA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 8/10 and an overall value of 7/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Walla Walla has a population density of 2,782, with 30,088 current residents.
Out of the 30,088 current residents, 52% are male and 48% are female. 56% of the residents are married and 44% are single.
- 52% Sun
- 17% Rain
- 19% Snow
58°F average temperature
- 52 years Median home age
- $199,980 Median home price
- 20.37% Home appreciation rate
- 11.9% Annual property tax
As for living in Walla Walla, the air quality is 87% and the weather, on average, is 52% sunny, 17% rainy, and 19% snowy. The average temperature is 58°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Walla Walla, you should know that 54.5% of homes are owned while 37.5% of homes are rented, and 8% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $199,980, the median age of homes is 52 years, the annual home appreciation is 20.37% and the annual property tax is 11.90%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)5
When looking at the community of Walla Walla, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Walla Walla’s crime rate is 5 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Walla Walla is 34 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 40.77% Democratic, 57.35% Republican, and 1.88% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:37
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
79%High school diploma
9%Some college or associates degree
8%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Walla Walla, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 5.40% of residents are unemployed in Walla Walla (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Walla Walla residents: 9.5% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 25.70% are in the arts and sciences field, 20.8% are in the customer service field, 24.1% are in the sales field, 2.93% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 7.2% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 9.8% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:37. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 79.33%, 8.91% of residents have an associate’s degree, 13.66% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 8.13% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Walla Walla, you should be aware that the average commute time is 15 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Walla Walla have a few different options. 70% of commuters use their own cars, 14% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 4% of residents work from home.