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Whitman County
  • County in Washington

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Housing
    grade C
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
  4. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  5. Diversity
    grade B
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade B+
  8. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  11. Commute
    grade A+

editorial

Whitman County is located in Washington with a population of 47,141. Whitman County is one of the best places to live in Washington. In Whitman County, most residents rent their homes. In Whitman County there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals live in Whitman County and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Whitman County are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$298,500
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$959
National
$1,268
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    55%
  • Own
    45%
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Whitman County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    23.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    41.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    256.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,236.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    29.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    33%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    7%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    24%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    national  11%

Working in Whitman County

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$49,345
National
$75,149

Whitman County Reviews

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