College Place is a city located in Walla Walla County, Washington. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 7,818.
College Place is the home of Walla Walla College a Seventh-day Adventist college.
College Place was officially incorporated on January 19, 1946.
College Place is located at 46°2'42" North, 118°22'57" West (46.045127, -118.382425).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.3 km² (2.4 mi²). 6.3 km² (2.4 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.
As of the census2 of 2000, there are 7,818 people, 2,909 households, and 1,870 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,247.3/km² (3,232.2/mi²). There are 3,134 housing units at an average density of 500.0/km² (1,295.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 86.83% White, 1.55% African American, 0.46% Native American, 1.75% Asian, 0.52% Pacific Islander, 6.28% from other races, and 2.61% from two or more races. 12.74% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 2,909 households out of which 28.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.5% are married couples living together, 10.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% are non-families. 29.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.36 and the average family size is 2.93.
In the city the population is spread out with 21.1% under the age of 18, 21.4% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 16.6% from 45 to 64, and 17.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 31 years. For every 100 females there are 91.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $30,330, and the median income for a family is $40,833. Males have a median income of $34,167 versus $25,871 for females. The per capita income for the city is $14,493. 16.0% of the population and 11.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 17.8% of those under the age of 18 and 7.6% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.