Waitsburg, WA Population

Population: 1,212. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,224 (+1.0% change)
Males: 598 (49.3%), Females: 614 (50.7%)

Walla Walla County

Zip code: 99361

Median resident age: 38.8 years
Median household income: $33,527
Median house value: $91,500

Races in Waitsburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
  • Other race (1.2%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (20.4%), English (16.1%), Irish (11.1%), United States (11.1%), Norwegian (6.4%), Swedish (3.9%).

Elevation: 1260 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Waitsburg

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waitsburg city

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 55.4%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +228 (+23.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Waitsburg:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Waitsburg:

  • WALLA WALLA REGIONAL (about 16 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Abbreviation: ALW)
  • EASTERN OREGON REGIONAL AT PENDLETON (about 62 miles; PENDLETON, OR; Abbreviation: PDT)
  • TRI-CITIES (about 67 miles; PASCO, WA; Abbreviation: PSC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Waitsburg:

  • LITTLE GOOSE LOCK AND DAM (about 24 miles; STARBUCK, WA; Abbreviation: 16W)
  • MARTIN FIELD (about 25 miles; COLLEGE PLACE, WA; Abbreviation: S95)
  • LOWER MONUMENTAL STATE (about 33 miles; KAHLOTUS, WA; Abbreviation: W09)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waitsburg:

  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,812)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; PULLMAN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 18,110)
  • EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; LA GRANDE, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,192)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 66 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 82 miles; LEWISTON, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,213)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 91 miles; CHENEY, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,852)
  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 105 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,284)

Schools

Public high school in Waitsburg:

  • WAITSBURG HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 126; Location: 421 COPPEI AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Waitsburg:

  • WAITSBURG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 142; Location: 184 ACADEMY; Grades: KG – 06)
  • PRESTON HALL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 97; Location: 605 MAIN STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Waitsburg:

  • WAITSBURG (WELLER) (Operating income: $9,975; Location: 212 MAIN; 1,100 books; 75 audio materials; 25 video materials; 3 serial subscriptions)