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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B+
Palouse is a town in Washington with a population of 955. Palouse is in Whitman County and is one of the best places to live in Washington. Living in Palouse offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Palouse and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Palouse are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$160,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$548
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    19%
  • Own
    81%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    194.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    291.8
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    7%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    21%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    0%
    13%

Working in Palouse

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$62,083
National
$55,322
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Palouse Reviews

1 review
Amazing town and really great people. Palouse has a lot of shops located their and a few places to eat and drink. Palouse is beautiful and a great place to raise your kids.
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