Walla Walla, WA Income and Economy

Walla Walla Unemployment

City unemployment is displayed in the following table. The unemployment rate city wide is 9.1%. This rate is worse than the 7.9% national average.

Unemployment City State USA
Unemployment Rate
9.1%
7.6%
7.9%
National Average
Hispanic
21.8%
9.9%
9.6%
National Average
Two or more races
19.1%
12.5%
12.2%
National Average
Asian
8.5%
5.7%
6.4%
National Average
White
7.4%
7.0%
6.8%
National Average
Black or African American
6.0%
13.0%
14.0%
National Average
American Indian and Alaska Native
5.9%
16.4%
13.9%
National Average
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
0.0%
14.2%
10.5%
National Average

Walla Walla Median Income by Race

Median income by race is displayed below. Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander people make $35,250 on average, this is the highest paid group. The Black or African American segment is paid the least, getting $10,875 on average.

Race City State USA
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
$35,250
$25,695
$26,563
National Average
White
$21,956
$33,399
$31,133
National Average
American Indian and Alaska Native
$20,077
$24,196
$21,510
National Average
Asian
$17,804
$33,223
$34,418
National Average
Two or more races
$16,379
$24,180
$22,664
National Average
Hispanic
$13,426
$20,741
$21,505
National Average
Black or African American
$10,875
$26,886
$25,062
National Average

Walla Walla Median Household Income by Age

The following table continues the city's median income by age. The age range that has the highest income in Walla Walla, WA is < 25.

Age City State USA
< 25
$26,304
$30,652
$26,465
National Average
25 - 44
$46,577
$62,137
$57,132
National Average
45 - 64
$43,295
$69,546
$63,398
National Average
> 64
$31,367
$38,523
$33,906
National Average

Walla Walla Median Worker Income

Individual median worker income is displayed in the following table. The city's median individual worker income is $20,336. This income level is worse than the $29,701 national average.

Worker Type City State USA
Male
$22,680
$39,886
$35,201
National Average
Female
$16,913
$25,223
$24,139
National Average
Median Household Income
$39,397
$57,244
$51,914
National Average

Walla Walla Household Income Other than Earnings

The following table has information for Walla Walla, WA household income, other than earnings. The highest other earnings is Retirement Income, which is $19,420. For the city, social security is $15,031 of an household's other annually income.

Income Type City State USA
Retirement Income
$19,420
$22,006
$21,489
National Average
Social Security Income
$15,031
$15,978
$15,495
National Average
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income
$14,872
$15,271
$15,308
National Average
Public Assistance Income
$2,200
$3,663
$3,553
National Average

Top Walla Walla Occupations

Browse the table below to see popular occupations in Walla Walla, WA. The largest occupations are listed first.

Occupation City State USA
Service occupations
27.3%
16.6%
17.1%
National Average
Sales and office occupations
21.4%
24.0%
25.4%
National Average
Education, legal, community service, arts, and media occupations
10.9%
10.2%
10.6%
National Average
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
10.6%
10.3%
9.8%
National Average
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
10.1%
11.2%
12.4%
National Average
Management, business, and financial occupations
9.6%
15.5%
14.3%
National Average
Healthcare practitioners and technical occupations
5.3%
4.9%
5.2%
National Average
Computer, engineering, and science occupations
4.9%
7.3%
5.2%
National Average
Notes
  • City rating based on comparing Walla Walla to other Washington cities.
  • State rating based on comparing Washington to other U.S. states.
  • All ratings are segmented into quintiles (very low, low, average, high, very high).
  • Data provided by the 2010 U.S. Census.
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