Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA

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Population

109,741

0.851% growth

Median Age

35.5


Median Household Income

$56,918

6.14% growth

Poverty Rate

13.7%


Number of Employees

44,426

3.18% growth

Median Property Value

$196,300

3.42% growth

About

In 2017, Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA had a population of 110k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $56,918. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA grew from 108,815 to 109,741, a 0.851% increase and its median household income grew from $53,625 to $56,918, a 6.14% increase.

The population of Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA is 66.4% White Alone, 27.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.49% Two or More Races. 24.8% of the people in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA speak a non-English language, and 91.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA are Walla Walla Community College (1,923 degrees awarded in 2016), Walla Walla University (473 degrees), and Whitman College (406 degrees).

The median property value in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA is $196,300, and the homeownership rate is 67.8%. Most people in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA employs 44.4k people. The largest industries in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA are Farming (3,782 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,359 people), and Construction (2,981 people), and the highest paying industries are Scientific research & development services ($103,561), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($96,166), and Offices of physicians ($96,131).

Median household income in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA is $56,918. Males in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,757. The income inequality in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.444, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$56,918

2017 value

± $2,065

6.14%

1 Year Growth

± 4.92%

Households in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA have a median annual income of $56,918, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $53,625 in 2016, which represents a 6.14% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$58,661

Average Male Salary

± $8,919

$43,757

Average Female Salary

± $7,433

In 2017, full-time male employees in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. American Indian

    $69,352 ± $73,329

  2. Asian

    $49,634 ± $50,736

  3. White

    $47,823 ± $6,459

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.4 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.444

2017 Wage GINI

0.449

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.04% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $143,164, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $137,460 and $121,687.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA (14k out of 103k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 18 - 24.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    10,440 ± 790

  2. Hispanic

    5,670 ± 652

  3. Asian

    158 ± 120

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

44.4k

2017 Value

3.18%

1 Year growth

± 3.18%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 3.18%, from 43.1k employees to 44.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA, are Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (2,926 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,167 people), and Miscellaneous managers (1,123 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (2,926 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,167 people), and Miscellaneous managers (1,123 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of residents working as Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers (22.8 times higher than expected), Chemical processing machine setters, operators, & tenders (15.1 times), and Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (11.8 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($288,080), Chief executives & legislators ($241,350), and Insurance sales agents ($143,563).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

44.4k

2017 Value

3.18%

1 Year growth

± 3.18%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 3.18%, from 43.1k employees to 44.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA, are Farming (3,782 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,359 people), and Construction (2,981 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA, though some of these residents may live in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Farming (3,782 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,359 people), and Construction (2,981 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of Farming (13.9 times higher than expected), Fruit & vegetable preserving & specialty food manufacturing (12.9 times), and Beverage manufacturing (10.9 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Scientific research & development services ($103,561), Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($96,166), and Offices of physicians ($96,131).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $38.6B

  2. $37.2B

  3. $28.3B

In 2015, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $38.6B, followed by Mixed freight ($37.2B) and Gasoline ($28.3B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$296B

2015 Value

$444B

Projected 2045 Value

50.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Washington trade was $296B. This is expected to increase 50.1% to $444B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $26.3B

  2. $14.2B

  3. $9.45B

In 2015, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $26.3B, followed by California with $14.2B and Tennessee and $9.45B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA see 1202 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.839% increase from the previous year (1192 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1254 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 335 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14%). Additionally, Adams County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (36.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,202 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,202 patients per year. This represents a 0.839% increase from the previous year (1,192 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,913

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,328

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,851

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$8,997

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Washington (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,609 to $7,913.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14% prevalence

  2. 13.6% prevalence

  3. 13.4% prevalence

Garfield County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Washington, at 14%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Washington by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA is home to a population of 110k people, from which 91.1% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA is composed of 72.8k White Alone residents (66.4%), 30.3k Hispanic or Latino residents (27.6%), 2.73k Two or More Races residents (2.49%), 1.55k Asian Alone residents (1.41%), 1.37k Black or African American Alone residents (1.24%), 786 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.716%), 120 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.109%), and 67 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0611%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA are Spanish (22,692 speakers), Russian (587 speakers), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (366 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

34

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.6

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA was 35.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 34, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

12.8%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

13.9k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA was 12.8%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    10,555 ± 2,398 people

  2. Canada

    314 ± 434 people

  3. Laos

    311 ± 432 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA was Mexico, the natal country of 10,555 Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA residents, followed by Canada with 314 and Laos with 311.

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Citizenship

91.1%

2017 Citizenship

91%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 91.1% of Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA was 91%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    72.8k ± 1.28k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    30.3k ± 2.39k

  3. Two or More Races

    2.73k ± 414

In 2017, there were 2.4 times more White Alone residents (72.8k people) in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 30.3k Hispanic or Latino and 2.73k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    22,692 speakers (22.1%)

  2. Russian

    587 speakers (0.572%)

  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)

    366 speakers (0.357%)

24.8% of Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA was Spanish. 22.1% of the overall population of Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA are native Spanish speakers. 0.572% speak Russian and 0.357% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,842 ± 314

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,319 ± 256

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,042 ± 202

Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA awarded 2,802 degrees. The student population of Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA is skewed towards men, with 4,004 male students and 3,710 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA are White (1,956 and 70.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (373 and 13.4%), Unknown (139 and 5%), and Two or More Races (100 and 3.6%).

The largest universities in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are Walla Walla Community College (1,923 and 68.6%), Walla Walla University (473 and 16.9%), and Whitman College (406 and 14.5%).

The most popular majors in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (367 and 13.1%), Registered Nursing (178 and 6.35%), and Welding Technology (153 and 5.46%).

The median tuition costs in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA are $36,795 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 117 degrees awarded

  2. 29 degrees awarded

  3. 367 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA was Registered Nursing with 117 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,923 degrees awarded

  2. 473 degrees awarded

  3. 406 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$36,795

Median Private

In 2016, the Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Walla Walla Community College with 1,923 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,464

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,338

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,464 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA, which is 1.09 times more than the 1,338 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,956 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    373 degrees awarded

  3. Unknown

    139 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA were to White students. These 1,956 degrees mean that there were 5.24 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 373 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA was $196,300 in 2017, which is 0.902 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $189,800 to $196,300, a 3.42% increase. The homeownership rate in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA is 67.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 17.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$56,918

Median Household Income

± $2,065

38.3k

Number of Households

± 1,309

In 2017, the median household income of the 38.3k households in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA grew to $56,918 from the previous year's value of $53,625.

The following chart displays the households in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$196,300

2017 Median

± $5,042

$189,800

2016 Median

± $5,210

In 2017, the median property value in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA grew to to $196,300 from the previous year's value of $189,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

67.8%

2017 Homeownership

67.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 67.8% of the housing units in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

17.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA have a shorter commute time (17.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.29% of the workforce in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.8%

  2. Carpooled

    11%

  3. Walked

    5.79%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Walla Walla, Benton (Outer) & Franklin (Outer) Counties PUMA, WA was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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