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Pullman is the largest city in Whitman County, located in southeastern Washington state within the Palouse
Palouse
region of the Pacific Northwest. The population was 29,799 at the 2010 census, and estimated to have reached 31,682 in 2014.[5] Originally incorporated as Three Forks, the city was renamed after industrialist George Pullman. Pullman is noted as a vastly fertile agricultural area known for its many miles of rolling hills and the production of wheat and legumes. It is home to Washington State University, a public research land-grant university, and the international headquarters of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories. Pullman is eight miles (13 km) from Moscow, Idaho, home to the University of Idaho, and is served by the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport. In 2011, Bloomberg Businessweek selected Pullman as the "Best Place to Raise Kids" in Washington. Factors included affordability, safety, a family-friendly lifestyle, the quality of Pullman High School, the presence of Washington State University, and the natural environment of the area.[6]

Contents

1 History 2 Neighborhoods

2.1 Schools 2.2 Washington State University

3 Geography and climate

3.1 Climate

4 Demographics

4.1 2010 census 4.2 2000 census

5 Transportation 6 Additional information 7 Notable people 8 References 9 External links

History[edit] About five years after European-American settlers established Whitman County on November 29, 1871, Bolin Farr arrived here, camping in 1876 at the confluence of Dry Flat Creek and Missouri Flat Creek, on the bank of the Palouse
Palouse
River. Within the year, Dan McKenzie and William Ellsworth arrived to stake claims for adjoining land. They named the first post office here as Three Forks. In the spring of 1881, Orville Stewart opened a general store and Bolin Farr platted about 10 acres (40,000 m2) of his land for a town. Pullman was incorporated 132 years ago in 1886 with a population of about 200 people. It was originally named Three Forks, after the three small rivers that converge there: Missouri Flat Creek, Dry Fork, and the South Fork of the Palouse
Palouse
River. In 1884, Dan McKenzie and Charles Moore (of Moscow) replatted the site and named it for American industrialist George Pullman. On March 28, 1890, the Washington State Legislature
Washington State Legislature
established the state's land grant college, but did not designate a location. Pullman leaders were determined to secure the new college and offered 160 acres (0.65 km2) of land for its campus. Idaho Territory
Idaho Territory
had established its land grant college in 1889; the University of Idaho was to be in neighboring Moscow. On April 18, 1891, the site selection commission appointed by Washington's governor chose Pullman.[7] On January 13, 1892, the institution opened with 59 students under the name Washington Agricultural College and School of Science. It was renamed the State College of Washington in 1905, more commonly known as "Washington State College," and became Washington State University in 1959.[8][9][10] In 1961, Pullman became a non-chartered code city under the Mayor-Council form of government. The city has an elected mayor with an elected seven-member council and an appointed administrative officer, the city supervisor. Neighborhoods[edit] Pullman is situated across four major hills which divide the city into nearly equal quarters: these are Military Hill, north of the Palouse River and west of North Grand Avenue; Pioneer Hill, south of Main Street and the downtown area, and east of South Grand Avenue; Sunnyside Hill, south of Davis Way and west of South Grand Avenue; and College Hill, north of Main Street and east of North Grand Avenue. The WSU campus is on College Hill, and part of the area is a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The historic character of College Hill is manifest in its many early-twentieth century craftsman-style bungalows and two streets which retain their original red brick paving. See Red Brick Roads of Pullman, Washington
Pullman, Washington
(NE Palouse
Palouse
St./NE Maple St.).[11] Companies associated with an expanding high-tech industry are at the city's north end, anchored by Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL). The lab company was founded by Edmund Schweitzer, a Ph.D. graduate of WSU. SEL and other firms are within the 107-acre (0.43 km2) Pullman Industrial Park, run by the Port of Whitman County. Schools[edit] The Pullman School District consists of the following:[12]

Franklin Elementary school Jefferson Elementary school Sunnyside Elementary school Lincoln Middle School Pullman High School

The city's only public high school, Pullman High School
Pullman High School
(PHS) has about 700 students. It is on Military Hill. Its mascot for its athletic teams is the greyhound. PHS offers honors and advanced placement courses, along with Running Start course work through WSU and area community colleges, such as Spokane Falls Community College.[which?] Washington State University[edit] Main article: Washington State University Pullman is the site of the largest and original campus of Washington State University (WSU), a member of the Pac-12 Conference
Pac-12 Conference
(Pac-12) in NCAA
NCAA
Division I. WSU is well known for its veterinary medicine, business, architecture, engineering, agriculture, pharmacy, and communications schools. Geography and climate[edit]

Surrounding Palouse
Palouse
hills

Pullman is at 46°43′59″N 117°10′19″W / 46.733°N 117.172°W / 46.733; -117.172 (46.733, -117.172).[13] at an elevation of 2,352 ft (717 m) above sea level. According to the United States Census
Census
Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.88 square miles (25.59 km2), all of it land.[1] The water supply is a natural aquifer. The surrounding region, called the Palouse
Palouse
prairie, or simply the Palouse, is noteworthy for its fertile rolling hills where winter and spring wheat, barley, lentils, and peas are grown. Climate[edit] Pullman's climate is classified as dry-summer humid continental (Köppen Dsb), using the 0° threshold for mean coldest winter month; it nearly qualifies as having a warm-summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen Csb). This climate is typified by warm, dry summers followed by cold, snowy winters with short transitional seasons in between. Owing to the protective nature of the Cascade Range
Cascade Range
to its west, clear skies occur regularly throughout the year and rainfall is drastically less frequent in comparison to cities west of the mountains. Clouds of any variety are especially scant between June and September, which contributes to a diurnal temperature variation that is much higher during the summer compared to winter. Pullman averages 21 inches (530 mm) of precipitation throughout the year. The warmest month is August with an average daily high of 82 degrees (27.8 °C), while January is the coldest month with an average daily high of 35 degrees (1.67 °C). Precipitation
Precipitation
is highly seasonal. Virtually no precipitation occurs between June and September, while the period of mid November through mid March commonly receives snowfall. Rain, though sporadic, is mostly recorded during the transitional seasons. December and January are the snowiest months, respectively, averaging 7.80 inches and 7.09 inches each. Areas of snowpack accumulate every winter and frequently last into March before melting entirely. Snowfall can also occur in the transitional months of October and April, though it is uncommon and usually melts within a day.

Climate data for Pullman, Washington

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year

Record high °F (°C) 57 (14) 66 (19) 73 (23) 88 (31) 97 (36) 104 (40) 104 (40) 110 (43) 100 (38) 90 (32) 71 (22) 59 (15) 110 (43)

Average high °F (°C) 37 (3) 41 (5) 49 (9) 57 (14) 65 (18) 72 (22) 83 (28) 84 (29) 74 (23) 60 (16) 44 (7) 35 (2) 58.4 (14.7)

Average low °F (°C) 26 (−3) 27 (−3) 32 (0) 36 (2) 42 (6) 47 (8) 50 (10) 50 (10) 44 (7) 36 (2) 31 (−1) 24 (−4) 37.1 (2.8)

Record low °F (°C) −29 (−34) −24 (−31) −4 (−20) 13 (−11) 21 (−6) 30 (−1) 32 (0) 30 (−1) 20 (−7) 7 (−14) −14 (−26) −32 (−36) −32 (−36)

Average precipitation inches (mm) 2.46 (62.5) 2.10 (53.3) 2.01 (51.1) 1.72 (43.7) 1.77 (45) 1.30 (33) 0.79 (20.1) 0.89 (22.6) 0.88 (22.4) 1.48 (37.6) 2.83 (71.9) 2.78 (70.6) 21.01 (533.7)

Average snowfall inches (cm) 7.09 (18.01) 4.43 (11.25) 3.57 (9.07) 1.63 (4.14) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) .49 (1.24) 3.48 (8.84) 7.80 (19.81) 28.49 (72.36)

Source: The Weather Channel[14]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population

Census Pop.

1890 868

1900 1,308

50.7%

1910 2,602

98.9%

1920 2,440

−6.2%

1930 3,322

36.1%

1940 4,417

33.0%

1950 12,022

172.2%

1960 12,957

7.8%

1970 20,509

58.3%

1980 23,579

15.0%

1990 23,478

−0.4%

2000 24,675

5.1%

2010 29,799

20.8%

Est. 2016 33,282 [15] 11.7%

U.S. Decennial Census[16] 2015 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit] As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 29,799 people, 11,029 households, and 3,898 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,016.1 inhabitants per square mile (1,164.5/km2). There were 11,966 housing units at an average density of 1,211.1 per square mile (467.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 79.3% White, 2.3% African American, 0.7% Native American, 11.2% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 1.9% from other races, and 4.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.4% of the population. There were 11,029 households of which 17.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.5% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 64.7% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.88. The median age in the city was 22.3 years. 11.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 51.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.7% were from 25 to 44; 10.5% were from 45 to 64; and 4.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.3% male and 48.7% female. 2000 census[edit] As of the census of 2000, there were 24,675 people, 8,828 households, and 3,601 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,740.8 people per square mile (1,058.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was:

83.10% White 8.48% Asian 3.40% from two or more races 2.40% African American 1.58% from other races 0.67% Native American 0.38% Pacific Islander

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.86% of the population. The 2000 Census
Census
found 9,398 housing units at an average density of 1,043.9 per square mile (403.2/km2). There were 8,828 households out of which:

59.2% were non-families 33.0% were married couples living together 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older (included in the 31.1% of households made up of individuals)

The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.87. In the city, the population was spread out as follows:

13.1% under the age of 18 49.4% from 18 to 24 22.8% from 25 to 44 10.3% from 45 to 64 4.5% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females there are 104.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.7 males. The median income for a household in the city was $20,652, and the median income for a family was $46,165. Males had a median income of $36,743 versus $29,192 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,448. About 15.3% of families and 37.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport

Transportation[edit] Pullman is served by the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport
Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport
2 miles (3.2 km) east of Pullman and 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Moscow. Horizon Air offers four flights daily from Pullman-Moscow to Seattle
Seattle
and four flights daily from Seattle
Seattle
to Pullman-Moscow. Shuttle service to Spokane International Airport
Spokane International Airport
is available. Major bus routes, including Greyhound, pass through Pullman. Pullman is also served by Pullman Transit which provides service for many residents and students of the university who do not live on campus. WSU students can get on the bus by showing their student ID card, as all students pay a fee for use of the bus system which is included in their fees when attending WSU. Additional information[edit] Bloomberg Businessweek chose Pullman in 2011 as the "Best Place to Raise Kids" in Washington. Factors include affordability, a family-friendly lifestyle, the quality of Pullman High School, the presence of Washington State University, and the natural environment of the area. Neighboring Moscow in Idaho received the same recognition for that state.[6] Since 1989, Pullman has been home to the National Lentil
Lentil
Festival, a major community event celebrating the lentil legume grown in the surrounding Palouse
Palouse
region. The festival includes a lentil cook-off, Friday night street fair, Saturday parade and music in the park, and more. It is held on the August weekend before fall semester classes start at WSU.[17] Pullman is the sister city of Kasai, Hyōgo, Japan.[18] Notable people[edit]

Philip Abelson, physicist and long-time editor of Science, studied at WSU William La Follette, U.S. Congressman, lived in Pullman Tamara Grigsby, Wisconsin legislator John M. Fabian, former NASA
NASA
astronaut, graduated from Pullman High School and WSU John Elway, NFL quarterback for the Denver Broncos, was a resident for four years and attended Pullman High School
Pullman High School
as a freshman Ryan Leaf, former NFL quarterback for the San Diego Chargers, and second overall pick in 1998 NFL Draft Pat Beach, former professional American football tight end in the National Football League for eleven seasons for the Baltimore Colts, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles, and Arizona Cardinals Timm Rosenbach, NFL quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals
Arizona Cardinals
and the New Orleans Saints, played at Pullman High School
Pullman High School
and Washington State James Mattis, Former USMC General and the 26th Secretary of Defense Sherman Alexie, author, poet, director, studied at Washington State University Ron C. Mittelhammer, former director of the School of Economic Sciences and former president of the American Agricultural Economics Association Kirk Triplett, three-time winner on the PGA Tour
PGA Tour
and member of the 2000 President's Cup team, 1980 graduate of Pullman High School Steve Gleason, NFL safety for the New Orleans Saints, WSU linebacker Henry Townley Heald, alumnus of Washington State University
Washington State University
(1923 B.S. in civil engineering), and former president of the Ford Foundation, New York University, Illinois Institute of Technology, and American Society for Engineering Education. Klay Thompson, current NBA guard for the Golden State Warriors (drafted in 2011), played for 3 seasons with WSU.

References[edit] Notes

^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-12-19.  ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-19.  ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Archived from the original on October 19, 2016. Retrieved June 18, 2016.  ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  ^ "American FactFinder".  ^ a b Bloomberg Businessweek, December 14, 2010 ^ Early History of Pullman, Washington ^ "New name for WSC near O.K." Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. February 4, 1959. p. 2.  ^ "New name near for State College". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. August 5, 1959. p. 18.  ^ WSU History Highlights by Decade ^ "Lori Cofer's Blog: Pullman, WA - A Bit of Paradise on the Palouse". Pullman WA Real Estate. 2008-11-17. Retrieved 2012-03-15.  ^ "Pullman Public School District #267 / Homepage". Psd267.org. 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2012-03-15.  ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.  ^ "Monthly Averages for Pullman, Washington". Weather.com. 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-16.  ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.  ^ United States Census
Census
Bureau. " Census
Census
of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 3, 2013.  ^ "Home".  ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 1, 2006. Retrieved 2008-04-17. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

Further reading

MacGibbon, Elma (1904). " Columbia River
Columbia River
and Pullman". Leaves of knowledge (DJVU). Washington State Library's Classics in Washington History collection. Shaw & Borden. 

External links[edit]

Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Pullman.

Official website Pullman Chamber of Commerce Pullman, Washington
Pullman, Washington
at Curlie (based on DMOZ) Census
Census
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Pullman is the largest city in Whitman County, located in southeastern Washington state within the Palouse
Palouse
region of the Pacific Northwest. The population was 29,799 at the 2010 census, and estimated to have reached 31,682 in 2014.[5] Originally incorporated as Three Forks, the city was renamed after industrialist George Pullman. Pullman is noted as a vastly fertile agricultural area known for its many miles of rolling hills and the production of wheat and legumes. It is home to Washington State University, a public research land-grant university, and the international headquarters of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories. Pullman is eight miles (13 km) from Moscow, Idaho, home to the University of Idaho, and is served by the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport. In 2011, Bloomberg Businessweek selected Pullman as the "Best Place to Raise Kids" in Washington. Factors included affordability, safety, a family-friendly lifestyle, the quality of Pullman High School, the presence of Washington State University, and the natural environment of the area.[6]

Contents

1 History 2 Neighborhoods

2.1 Schools 2.2 Washington State University

3 Geography and climate

3.1 Climate

4 Demographics

4.1 2010 census 4.2 2000 census

5 Transportation 6 Additional information 7 Notable people 8 References 9 External links

History[edit] About five years after European-American settlers established Whitman County on November 29, 1871, Bolin Farr arrived here, camping in 1876 at the confluence of Dry Flat Creek and Missouri Flat Creek, on the bank of the Palouse
Palouse
River. Within the year, Dan McKenzie and William Ellsworth arrived to stake claims for adjoining land. They named the first post office here as Three Forks. In the spring of 1881, Orville Stewart opened a general store and Bolin Farr platted about 10 acres (40,000 m2) of his land for a town. Pullman was incorporated 132 years ago in 1886 with a population of about 200 people. It was originally named Three Forks, after the three small rivers that converge there: Missouri Flat Creek, Dry Fork, and the South Fork of the Palouse
Palouse
River. In 1884, Dan McKenzie and Charles Moore (of Moscow) replatted the site and named it for American industrialist George Pullman. On March 28, 1890, the Washington State Legislature
Washington State Legislature
established the state's land grant college, but did not designate a location. Pullman leaders were determined to secure the new college and offered 160 acres (0.65 km2) of land for its campus. Idaho Territory
Idaho Territory
had established its land grant college in 1889; the University of Idaho was to be in neighboring Moscow. On April 18, 1891, the site selection commission appointed by Washington's governor chose Pullman.[7] On January 13, 1892, the institution opened with 59 students under the name Washington Agricultural College and School of Science. It was renamed the State College of Washington in 1905, more commonly known as "Washington State College," and became Washington State University in 1959.[8][9][10] In 1961, Pullman became a non-chartered code city under the Mayor-Council form of government. The city has an elected mayor with an elected seven-member council and an appointed administrative officer, the city supervisor. Neighborhoods[edit] Pullman is situated across four major hills which divide the city into nearly equal quarters: these are Military Hill, north of the Palouse River and west of North Grand Avenue; Pioneer Hill, south of Main Street and the downtown area, and east of South Grand Avenue; Sunnyside Hill, south of Davis Way and west of South Grand Avenue; and College Hill, north of Main Street and east of North Grand Avenue. The WSU campus is on College Hill, and part of the area is a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The historic character of College Hill is manifest in its many early-twentieth century craftsman-style bungalows and two streets which retain their original red brick paving. See Red Brick Roads of Pullman, Washington
Pullman, Washington
(NE Palouse
Palouse
St./NE Maple St.).[11] Companies associated with an expanding high-tech industry are at the city's north end, anchored by Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL). The lab company was founded by Edmund Schweitzer, a Ph.D. graduate of WSU. SEL and other firms are within the 107-acre (0.43 km2) Pullman Industrial Park, run by the Port of Whitman County. Schools[edit] The Pullman School District consists of the following:[12]

Franklin Elementary school Jefferson Elementary school Sunnyside Elementary school Lincoln Middle School Pullman High School

The city's only public high school, Pullman High School
Pullman High School
(PHS) has about 700 students. It is on Military Hill. Its mascot for its athletic teams is the greyhound. PHS offers honors and advanced placement courses, along with Running Start course work through WSU and area community colleges, such as Spokane Falls Community College.[which?] Washington State University[edit] Main article: Washington State University Pullman is the site of the largest and original campus of Washington State University (WSU), a member of the Pac-12 Conference
Pac-12 Conference
(Pac-12) in NCAA
NCAA
Division I. WSU is well known for its veterinary medicine, business, architecture, engineering, agriculture, pharmacy, and communications schools. Geography and climate[edit]

Surrounding Palouse
Palouse
hills

Pullman is at 46°43′59″N 117°10′19″W / 46.733°N 117.172°W / 46.733; -117.172 (46.733, -117.172).[13] at an elevation of 2,352 ft (717 m) above sea level. According to the United States Census
Census
Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.88 square miles (25.59 km2), all of it land.[1] The water supply is a natural aquifer. The surrounding region, called the Palouse
Palouse
prairie, or simply the Palouse, is noteworthy for its fertile rolling hills where winter and spring wheat, barley, lentils, and peas are grown. Climate[edit] Pullman's climate is classified as dry-summer humid continental (Köppen Dsb), using the 0° threshold for mean coldest winter month; it nearly qualifies as having a warm-summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen Csb). This climate is typified by warm, dry summers followed by cold, snowy winters with short transitional seasons in between. Owing to the protective nature of the Cascade Range
Cascade Range
to its west, clear skies occur regularly throughout the year and rainfall is drastically less frequent in comparison to cities west of the mountains. Clouds of any variety are especially scant between June and September, which contributes to a diurnal temperature variation that is much higher during the summer compared to winter. Pullman averages 21 inches (530 mm) of precipitation throughout the year. The warmest month is August with an average daily high of 82 degrees (27.8 °C), while January is the coldest month with an average daily high of 35 degrees (1.67 °C). Precipitation
Precipitation
is highly seasonal. Virtually no precipitation occurs between June and September, while the period of mid November through mid March commonly receives snowfall. Rain, though sporadic, is mostly recorded during the transitional seasons. December and January are the snowiest months, respectively, averaging 7.80 inches and 7.09 inches each. Areas of snowpack accumulate every winter and frequently last into March before melting entirely. Snowfall can also occur in the transitional months of October and April, though it is uncommon and usually melts within a day.

Climate data for Pullman, Washington

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year

Record high °F (°C) 57 (14) 66 (19) 73 (23) 88 (31) 97 (36) 104 (40) 104 (40) 110 (43) 100 (38) 90 (32) 71 (22) 59 (15) 110 (43)

Average high °F (°C) 37 (3) 41 (5) 49 (9) 57 (14) 65 (18) 72 (22) 83 (28) 84 (29) 74 (23) 60 (16) 44 (7) 35 (2) 58.4 (14.7)

Average low °F (°C) 26 (−3) 27 (−3) 32 (0) 36 (2) 42 (6) 47 (8) 50 (10) 50 (10) 44 (7) 36 (2) 31 (−1) 24 (−4) 37.1 (2.8)

Record low °F (°C) −29 (−34) −24 (−31) −4 (−20) 13 (−11) 21 (−6) 30 (−1) 32 (0) 30 (−1) 20 (−7) 7 (−14) −14 (−26) −32 (−36) −32 (−36)

Average precipitation inches (mm) 2.46 (62.5) 2.10 (53.3) 2.01 (51.1) 1.72 (43.7) 1.77 (45) 1.30 (33) 0.79 (20.1) 0.89 (22.6) 0.88 (22.4) 1.48 (37.6) 2.83 (71.9) 2.78 (70.6) 21.01 (533.7)

Average snowfall inches (cm) 7.09 (18.01) 4.43 (11.25) 3.57 (9.07) 1.63 (4.14) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) .49 (1.24) 3.48 (8.84) 7.80 (19.81) 28.49 (72.36)

Source: The Weather Channel[14]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population

Census Pop.

1890 868

1900 1,308

50.7%

1910 2,602

98.9%

1920 2,440

−6.2%

1930 3,322

36.1%

1940 4,417

33.0%

1950 12,022

172.2%

1960 12,957

7.8%

1970 20,509

58.3%

1980 23,579

15.0%

1990 23,478

−0.4%

2000 24,675

5.1%

2010 29,799

20.8%

Est. 2016 33,282 [15] 11.7%

U.S. Decennial Census[16] 2015 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit] As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 29,799 people, 11,029 households, and 3,898 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,016.1 inhabitants per square mile (1,164.5/km2). There were 11,966 housing units at an average density of 1,211.1 per square mile (467.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 79.3% White, 2.3% African American, 0.7% Native American, 11.2% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 1.9% from other races, and 4.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.4% of the population. There were 11,029 households of which 17.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.5% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 64.7% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.88. The median age in the city was 22.3 years. 11.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 51.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.7% were from 25 to 44; 10.5% were from 45 to 64; and 4.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.3% male and 48.7% female. 2000 census[edit] As of the census of 2000, there were 24,675 people, 8,828 households, and 3,601 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,740.8 people per square mile (1,058.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was:

83.10% White 8.48% Asian 3.40% from two or more races 2.40% African American 1.58% from other races 0.67% Native American 0.38% Pacific Islander

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.86% of the population. The 2000 Census
Census
found 9,398 housing units at an average density of 1,043.9 per square mile (403.2/km2). There were 8,828 households out of which:

59.2% were non-families 33.0% were married couples living together 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older (included in the 31.1% of households made up of individuals)

The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.87. In the city, the population was spread out as follows:

13.1% under the age of 18 49.4% from 18 to 24 22.8% from 25 to 44 10.3% from 45 to 64 4.5% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females there are 104.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.7 males. The median income for a household in the city was $20,652, and the median income for a family was $46,165. Males had a median income of $36,743 versus $29,192 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,448. About 15.3% of families and 37.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport

Transportation[edit] Pullman is served by the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport
Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport
2 miles (3.2 km) east of Pullman and 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Moscow. Horizon Air offers four flights daily from Pullman-Moscow to Seattle
Seattle
and four flights daily from Seattle
Seattle
to Pullman-Moscow. Shuttle service to Spokane International Airport
Spokane International Airport
is available. Major bus routes, including Greyhound, pass through Pullman. Pullman is also served by Pullman Transit which provides service for many residents and students of the university who do not live on campus. WSU students can get on the bus by showing their student ID card, as all students pay a fee for use of the bus system which is included in their fees when attending WSU. Additional information[edit] Bloomberg Businessweek chose Pullman in 2011 as the "Best Place to Raise Kids" in Washington. Factors include affordability, a family-friendly lifestyle, the quality of Pullman High School, the presence of Washington State University, and the natural environment of the area. Neighboring Moscow in Idaho received the same recognition for that state.[6] Since 1989, Pullman has been home to the National Lentil
Lentil
Festival, a major community event celebrating the lentil legume grown in the surrounding Palouse
Palouse
region. The festival includes a lentil cook-off, Friday night street fair, Saturday parade and music in the park, and more. It is held on the August weekend before fall semester classes start at WSU.[17] Pullman is the sister city of Kasai, Hyōgo, Japan.[18] Notable people[edit]

Philip Abelson, physicist and long-time editor of Science, studied at WSU William La Follette, U.S. Congressman, lived in Pullman Tamara Grigsby, Wisconsin legislator John M. Fabian, former NASA
NASA
astronaut, graduated from Pullman High School and WSU John Elway, NFL quarterback for the Denver Broncos, was a resident for four years and attended Pullman High School
Pullman High School
as a freshman Ryan Leaf, former NFL quarterback for the San Diego Chargers, and second overall pick in 1998 NFL Draft Pat Beach, former professional American football tight end in the National Football League for eleven seasons for the Baltimore Colts, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles, and Arizona Cardinals Timm Rosenbach, NFL quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals
Arizona Cardinals
and the New Orleans Saints, played at Pullman High School
Pullman High School
and Washington State James Mattis, Former USMC General and the 26th Secretary of Defense Sherman Alexie, author, poet, director, studied at Washington State University Ron C. Mittelhammer, former director of the School of Economic Sciences and former president of the American Agricultural Economics Association Kirk Triplett, three-time winner on the PGA Tour
PGA Tour
and member of the 2000 President's Cup team, 1980 graduate of Pullman High School Steve Gleason, NFL safety for the New Orleans Saints, WSU linebacker Henry Townley Heald, alumnus of Washington State University
Washington State University
(1923 B.S. in civil engineering), and former president of the Ford Foundation, New York University, Illinois Institute of Technology, and American Society for Engineering Education. Klay Thompson, current NBA guard for the Golden State Warriors (drafted in 2011), played for 3 seasons with WSU.

References[edit] Notes

^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-12-19.  ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-19.  ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Archived from the original on October 19, 2016. Retrieved June 18, 2016.  ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  ^ "American FactFinder".  ^ a b Bloomberg Businessweek, December 14, 2010 ^ Early History of Pullman, Washington ^ "New name for WSC near O.K." Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. February 4, 1959. p. 2.  ^ "New name near for State College". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. August 5, 1959. p. 18.  ^ WSU History Highlights by Decade ^ "Lori Cofer's Blog: Pullman, WA - A Bit of Paradise on the Palouse". Pullman WA Real Estate. 2008-11-17. Retrieved 2012-03-15.  ^ "Pullman Public School District #267 / Homepage". Psd267.org. 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2012-03-15.  ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.  ^ "Monthly Averages for Pullman, Washington". Weather.com. 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-16.  ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.  ^ United States Census
Census
Bureau. " Census
Census
of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 3, 2013.  ^ "Home".  ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 1, 2006. Retrieved 2008-04-17. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

Further reading

MacGibbon, Elma (1904). " Columbia River
Columbia River
and Pullman". Leaves of knowledge (DJVU). Washington State Library's Classics in Washington History collection. Shaw & Borden. 

External links[edit]

Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Pullman.

Official website Pullman Chamber of Commerce Pullman, Washington
Pullman, Washington
at Curlie (based on DMOZ) Census
Census
2010: Washington › Pullman

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Pullman is the largest city in Whitman County, located in southeastern Washington state within the Palouse
Palouse
region of the Pacific Northwest. The population was 29,799 at the 2010 census, and estimated to have reached 31,682 in 2014.[5] Originally incorporated as Three Forks, the city was renamed after industrialist George Pullman. Pullman is noted as a vastly fertile agricultural area known for its many miles of rolling hills and the production of wheat and legumes. It is home to Washington State University, a public research land-grant university, and the international headquarters of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories. Pullman is eight miles (13 km) from Moscow, Idaho, home to the University of Idaho, and is served by the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport. In 2011, Bloomberg Businessweek selected Pullman as the "Best Place to Raise Kids" in Washington. Factors included affordability, safety, a family-friendly lifestyle, the quality of Pullman High School, the presence of Washington State University, and the natural environment of the area.[6]

Contents

1 History 2 Neighborhoods

2.1 Schools 2.2 Washington State University

3 Geography and climate

3.1 Climate

4 Demographics

4.1 2010 census 4.2 2000 census

5 Transportation 6 Additional information 7 Notable people 8 References 9 External links

History[edit] About five years after European-American settlers established Whitman County on November 29, 1871, Bolin Farr arrived here, camping in 1876 at the confluence of Dry Flat Creek and Missouri Flat Creek, on the bank of the Palouse
Palouse
River. Within the year, Dan McKenzie and William Ellsworth arrived to stake claims for adjoining land. They named the first post office here as Three Forks. In the spring of 1881, Orville Stewart opened a general store and Bolin Farr platted about 10 acres (40,000 m2) of his land for a town. Pullman was incorporated 132 years ago in 1886 with a population of about 200 people. It was originally named Three Forks, after the three small rivers that converge there: Missouri Flat Creek, Dry Fork, and the South Fork of the Palouse
Palouse
River. In 1884, Dan McKenzie and Charles Moore (of Moscow) replatted the site and named it for American industrialist George Pullman. On March 28, 1890, the Washington State Legislature
Washington State Legislature
established the state's land grant college, but did not designate a location. Pullman leaders were determined to secure the new college and offered 160 acres (0.65 km2) of land for its campus. Idaho Territory
Idaho Territory
had established its land grant college in 1889; the University of Idaho was to be in neighboring Moscow. On April 18, 1891, the site selection commission appointed by Washington's governor chose Pullman.[7] On January 13, 1892, the institution opened with 59 students under the name Washington Agricultural College and School of Science. It was renamed the State College of Washington in 1905, more commonly known as "Washington State College," and became Washington State University in 1959.[8][9][10] In 1961, Pullman became a non-chartered code city under the Mayor-Council form of government. The city has an elected mayor with an elected seven-member council and an appointed administrative officer, the city supervisor. Neighborhoods[edit] Pullman is situated across four major hills which divide the city into nearly equal quarters: these are Military Hill, north of the Palouse River and west of North Grand Avenue; Pioneer Hill, south of Main Street and the downtown area, and east of South Grand Avenue; Sunnyside Hill, south of Davis Way and west of South Grand Avenue; and College Hill, north of Main Street and east of North Grand Avenue. The WSU campus is on College Hill, and part of the area is a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The historic character of College Hill is manifest in its many early-twentieth century craftsman-style bungalows and two streets which retain their original red brick paving. See Red Brick Roads of Pullman, Washington
Pullman, Washington
(NE Palouse
Palouse
St./NE Maple St.).[11] Companies associated with an expanding high-tech industry are at the city's north end, anchored by Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL). The lab company was founded by Edmund Schweitzer, a Ph.D. graduate of WSU. SEL and other firms are within the 107-acre (0.43 km2) Pullman Industrial Park, run by the Port of Whitman County. Schools[edit] The Pullman School District consists of the following:[12]

Franklin Elementary school Jefferson Elementary school Sunnyside Elementary school Lincoln Middle School Pullman High School

The city's only public high school, Pullman High School
Pullman High School
(PHS) has about 700 students. It is on Military Hill. Its mascot for its athletic teams is the greyhound. PHS offers honors and advanced placement courses, along with Running Start course work through WSU and area community colleges, such as Spokane Falls Community College.[which?] Washington State University[edit] Main article: Washington State University Pullman is the site of the largest and original campus of Washington State University (WSU), a member of the Pac-12 Conference
Pac-12 Conference
(Pac-12) in NCAA
NCAA
Division I. WSU is well known for its veterinary medicine, business, architecture, engineering, agriculture, pharmacy, and communications schools. Geography and climate[edit]

Surrounding Palouse
Palouse
hills

Pullman is at 46°43′59″N 117°10′19″W / 46.733°N 117.172°W / 46.733; -117.172 (46.733, -117.172).[13] at an elevation of 2,352 ft (717 m) above sea level. According to the United States Census
Census
Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.88 square miles (25.59 km2), all of it land.[1] The water supply is a natural aquifer. The surrounding region, called the Palouse
Palouse
prairie, or simply the Palouse, is noteworthy for its fertile rolling hills where winter and spring wheat, barley, lentils, and peas are grown. Climate[edit] Pullman's climate is classified as dry-summer humid continental (Köppen Dsb), using the 0° threshold for mean coldest winter month; it nearly qualifies as having a warm-summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen Csb). This climate is typified by warm, dry summers followed by cold, snowy winters with short transitional seasons in between. Owing to the protective nature of the Cascade Range
Cascade Range
to its west, clear skies occur regularly throughout the year and rainfall is drastically less frequent in comparison to cities west of the mountains. Clouds of any variety are especially scant between June and September, which contributes to a diurnal temperature variation that is much higher during the summer compared to winter. Pullman averages 21 inches (530 mm) of precipitation throughout the year. The warmest month is August with an average daily high of 82 degrees (27.8 °C), while January is the coldest month with an average daily high of 35 degrees (1.67 °C). Precipitation
Precipitation
is highly seasonal. Virtually no precipitation occurs between June and September, while the period of mid November through mid March commonly receives snowfall. Rain, though sporadic, is mostly recorded during the transitional seasons. December and January are the snowiest months, respectively, averaging 7.80 inches and 7.09 inches each. Areas of snowpack accumulate every winter and frequently last into March before melting entirely. Snowfall can also occur in the transitional months of October and April, though it is uncommon and usually melts within a day.

Climate data for Pullman, Washington

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year

Record high °F (°C) 57 (14) 66 (19) 73 (23) 88 (31) 97 (36) 104 (40) 104 (40) 110 (43) 100 (38) 90 (32) 71 (22) 59 (15) 110 (43)

Average high °F (°C) 37 (3) 41 (5) 49 (9) 57 (14) 65 (18) 72 (22) 83 (28) 84 (29) 74 (23) 60 (16) 44 (7) 35 (2) 58.4 (14.7)

Average low °F (°C) 26 (−3) 27 (−3) 32 (0) 36 (2) 42 (6) 47 (8) 50 (10) 50 (10) 44 (7) 36 (2) 31 (−1) 24 (−4) 37.1 (2.8)

Record low °F (°C) −29 (−34) −24 (−31) −4 (−20) 13 (−11) 21 (−6) 30 (−1) 32 (0) 30 (−1) 20 (−7) 7 (−14) −14 (−26) −32 (−36) −32 (−36)

Average precipitation inches (mm) 2.46 (62.5) 2.10 (53.3) 2.01 (51.1) 1.72 (43.7) 1.77 (45) 1.30 (33) 0.79 (20.1) 0.89 (22.6) 0.88 (22.4) 1.48 (37.6) 2.83 (71.9) 2.78 (70.6) 21.01 (533.7)

Average snowfall inches (cm) 7.09 (18.01) 4.43 (11.25) 3.57 (9.07) 1.63 (4.14) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) .49 (1.24) 3.48 (8.84) 7.80 (19.81) 28.49 (72.36)

Source: The Weather Channel[14]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population

Census Pop.

1890 868

1900 1,308

50.7%

1910 2,602

98.9%

1920 2,440

−6.2%

1930 3,322

36.1%

1940 4,417

33.0%

1950 12,022

172.2%

1960 12,957

7.8%

1970 20,509

58.3%

1980 23,579

15.0%

1990 23,478

−0.4%

2000 24,675

5.1%

2010 29,799

20.8%

Est. 2016 33,282 [15] 11.7%

U.S. Decennial Census[16] 2015 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit] As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 29,799 people, 11,029 households, and 3,898 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,016.1 inhabitants per square mile (1,164.5/km2). There were 11,966 housing units at an average density of 1,211.1 per square mile (467.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 79.3% White, 2.3% African American, 0.7% Native American, 11.2% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 1.9% from other races, and 4.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.4% of the population. There were 11,029 households of which 17.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.5% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 64.7% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.88. The median age in the city was 22.3 years. 11.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 51.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.7% were from 25 to 44; 10.5% were from 45 to 64; and 4.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.3% male and 48.7% female. 2000 census[edit] As of the census of 2000, there were 24,675 people, 8,828 households, and 3,601 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,740.8 people per square mile (1,058.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was:

83.10% White 8.48% Asian 3.40% from two or more races 2.40% African American 1.58% from other races 0.67% Native American 0.38% Pacific Islander

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.86% of the population. The 2000 Census
Census
found 9,398 housing units at an average density of 1,043.9 per square mile (403.2/km2). There were 8,828 households out of which:

59.2% were non-families 33.0% were married couples living together 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older (included in the 31.1% of households made up of individuals)

The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.87. In the city, the population was spread out as follows:

13.1% under the age of 18 49.4% from 18 to 24 22.8% from 25 to 44 10.3% from 45 to 64 4.5% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females there are 104.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.7 males. The median income for a household in the city was $20,652, and the median income for a family was $46,165. Males had a median income of $36,743 versus $29,192 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,448. About 15.3% of families and 37.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport

Transportation[edit] Pullman is served by the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport
Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport
2 miles (3.2 km) east of Pullman and 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Moscow. Horizon Air offers four flights daily from Pullman-Moscow to Seattle
Seattle
and four flights daily from Seattle
Seattle
to Pullman-Moscow. Shuttle service to Spokane International Airport
Spokane International Airport
is available. Major bus routes, including Greyhound, pass through Pullman. Pullman is also served by Pullman Transit which provides service for many residents and students of the university who do not live on campus. WSU students can get on the bus by showing their student ID card, as all students pay a fee for use of the bus system which is included in their fees when attending WSU. Additional information[edit] Bloomberg Businessweek chose Pullman in 2011 as the "Best Place to Raise Kids" in Washington. Factors include affordability, a family-friendly lifestyle, the quality of Pullman High School, the presence of Washington State University, and the natural environment of the area. Neighboring Moscow in Idaho received the same recognition for that state.[6] Since 1989, Pullman has been home to the National Lentil
Lentil
Festival, a major community event celebrating the lentil legume grown in the surrounding Palouse
Palouse
region. The festival includes a lentil cook-off, Friday night street fair, Saturday parade and music in the park, and more. It is held on the August weekend before fall semester classes start at WSU.[17] Pullman is the sister city of Kasai, Hyōgo, Japan.[18] Notable people[edit]

Philip Abelson, physicist and long-time editor of Science, studied at WSU William La Follette, U.S. Congressman, lived in Pullman Tamara Grigsby, Wisconsin legislator John M. Fabian, former NASA
NASA
astronaut, graduated from Pullman High School and WSU John Elway, NFL quarterback for the Denver Broncos, was a resident for four years and attended Pullman High School
Pullman High School
as a freshman Ryan Leaf, former NFL quarterback for the San Diego Chargers, and second overall pick in 1998 NFL Draft Pat Beach, former professional American football tight end in the National Football League for eleven seasons for the Baltimore Colts, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles, and Arizona Cardinals Timm Rosenbach, NFL quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals
Arizona Cardinals
and the New Orleans Saints, played at Pullman High School
Pullman High School
and Washington State James Mattis, Former USMC General and the 26th Secretary of Defense Sherman Alexie, author, poet, director, studied at Washington State University Ron C. Mittelhammer, former director of the School of Economic Sciences and former president of the American Agricultural Economics Association Kirk Triplett, three-time winner on the PGA Tour
PGA Tour
and member of the 2000 President's Cup team, 1980 graduate of Pullman High School Steve Gleason, NFL safety for the New Orleans Saints, WSU linebacker Henry Townley Heald, alumnus of Washington State University
Washington State University
(1923 B.S. in civil engineering), and former president of the Ford Foundation, New York University, Illinois Institute of Technology, and American Society for Engineering Education. Klay Thompson, current NBA guard for the Golden State Warriors (drafted in 2011), played for 3 seasons with WSU.

References[edit] Notes

^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-12-19.  ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-19.  ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Archived from the original on October 19, 2016. Retrieved June 18, 2016.  ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  ^ "American FactFinder".  ^ a b Bloomberg Businessweek, December 14, 2010 ^ Early History of Pullman, Washington ^ "New name for WSC near O.K." Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. February 4, 1959. p. 2.  ^ "New name near for State College". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. August 5, 1959. p. 18.  ^ WSU History Highlights by Decade ^ "Lori Cofer's Blog: Pullman, WA - A Bit of Paradise on the Palouse". Pullman WA Real Estate. 2008-11-17. Retrieved 2012-03-15.  ^ "Pullman Public School District #267 / Homepage". Psd267.org. 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2012-03-15.  ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.  ^ "Monthly Averages for Pullman, Washington". Weather.com. 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-16.  ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.  ^ United States Census
Census
Bureau. " Census
Census
of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 3, 2013.  ^ "Home".  ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 1, 2006. Retrieved 2008-04-17. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

Further reading

MacGibbon, Elma (1904). " Columbia River
Columbia River
and Pullman". Leaves of knowledge (DJVU). Washington State Library's Classics in Washington History collection. Shaw & Borden. 

External links[edit]

Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Pullman.

Official website Pullman Chamber of Commerce Pullman, Washington
Pullman, Washington
at Curlie (based on DMOZ) Census
Census
2010: Washington › Pullman

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County seat: Colfax

Cities

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Towns

Albion Colton Endicott Farmington Garfield La Crosse Lamont Malden Oakesdale Rosalia St. John Uniontown

CDP

Steptoe

Other unincorporated communities

Belmont Dusty Ewan Fletcher Glenwood Hay Hooper Johnson Juno Kitzmiller Pandora Revere Sunshine Thornton Whelan Whitlow

Ghost towns

Almota Bishop Canyon Elberton Interior Riparia Wilcox

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Regions

Western

Kitsap Peninsula Long Beach Peninsula Olympic Peninsula Puget Sound San Juan Islands Skagit Valley

Eastern/Inland

Central Washington Columbia Plateau Methow Valley Okanogan Country Palouse Yakima Valley

Shared

Cascade Range Columbia Gorge Columbia River

Largest cities

Seattle Spokane Tacoma Vancouver Bellevue Kent Everett Renton Yakima Federal Way Spokane Valley Kirkland Bellingham Kennewick Auburn Pasco Marysville Lakewood Redmond Shoreline Richland

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Pullman is the largest city in Whitman County, located in southeastern Washington state within the Palouse
Palouse
region of the Pacific Northwest. The population was 29,799 at the 2010 census, and estimated to have reached 31,682 in 2014.[5] Originally incorporated as Three Forks, the city was renamed after industrialist George Pullman. Pullman is noted as a vastly fertile agricultural area known for its many miles of rolling hills and the production of wheat and legumes. It is home to Washington State University, a public research land-grant university, and the international headquarters of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories. Pullman is eight miles (13 km) from Moscow, Idaho, home to the University of Idaho, and is served by the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport. In 2011, Bloomberg Businessweek selected Pullman as the "Best Place to Raise Kids" in Washington. Factors included affordability, safety, a family-friendly lifestyle, the quality of Pullman High School, the presence of Washington State University, and the natural environment of the area.[6]

Contents

1 History 2 Neighborhoods

2.1 Schools 2.2 Washington State University

3 Geography and climate

3.1 Climate

4 Demographics

4.1 2010 census 4.2 2000 census

5 Transportation 6 Additional information 7 Notable people 8 References 9 External links

History[edit] About five years after European-American settlers established Whitman County on November 29, 1871, Bolin Farr arrived here, camping in 1876 at the confluence of Dry Flat Creek and Missouri Flat Creek, on the bank of the Palouse
Palouse
River. Within the year, Dan McKenzie and William Ellsworth arrived to stake claims for adjoining land. They named the first post office here as Three Forks. In the spring of 1881, Orville Stewart opened a general store and Bolin Farr platted about 10 acres (40,000 m2) of his land for a town. Pullman was incorporated 132 years ago in 1886 with a population of about 200 people. It was originally named Three Forks, after the three small rivers that converge there: Missouri Flat Creek, Dry Fork, and the South Fork of the Palouse
Palouse
River. In 1884, Dan McKenzie and Charles Moore (of Moscow) replatted the site and named it for American industrialist George Pullman. On March 28, 1890, the Washington State Legislature
Washington State Legislature
established the state's land grant college, but did not designate a location. Pullman leaders were determined to secure the new college and offered 160 acres (0.65 km2) of land for its campus. Idaho Territory
Idaho Territory
had established its land grant college in 1889; the University of Idaho was to be in neighboring Moscow. On April 18, 1891, the site selection commission appointed by Washington's governor chose Pullman.[7] On January 13, 1892, the institution opened with 59 students under the name Washington Agricultural College and School of Science. It was renamed the State College of Washington in 1905, more commonly known as "Washington State College," and became Washington State University in 1959.[8][9][10] In 1961, Pullman became a non-chartered code city under the Mayor-Council form of government. The city has an elected mayor with an elected seven-member council and an appointed administrative officer, the city supervisor. Neighborhoods[edit] Pullman is situated across four major hills which divide the city into nearly equal quarters: these are Military Hill, north of the Palouse River and west of North Grand Avenue; Pioneer Hill, south of Main Street and the downtown area, and east of South Grand Avenue; Sunnyside Hill, south of Davis Way and west of South Grand Avenue; and College Hill, north of Main Street and east of North Grand Avenue. The WSU campus is on College Hill, and part of the area is a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The historic character of College Hill is manifest in its many early-twentieth century craftsman-style bungalows and two streets which retain their original red brick paving. See Red Brick Roads of Pullman, Washington
Pullman, Washington
(NE Palouse
Palouse
St./NE Maple St.).[11] Companies associated with an expanding high-tech industry are at the city's north end, anchored by Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL). The lab company was founded by Edmund Schweitzer, a Ph.D. graduate of WSU. SEL and other firms are within the 107-acre (0.43 km2) Pullman Industrial Park, run by the Port of Whitman County. Schools[edit] The Pullman School District consists of the following:[12]

Franklin Elementary school Jefferson Elementary school Sunnyside Elementary school Lincoln Middle School Pullman High School

The city's only public high school, Pullman High School
Pullman High School
(PHS) has about 700 students. It is on Military Hill. Its mascot for its athletic teams is the greyhound. PHS offers honors and advanced placement courses, along with Running Start course work through WSU and area community colleges, such as Spokane Falls Community College.[which?] Washington State University[edit] Main article: Washington State University Pullman is the site of the largest and original campus of Washington State University (WSU), a member of the Pac-12 Conference
Pac-12 Conference
(Pac-12) in NCAA
NCAA
Division I. WSU is well known for its veterinary medicine, business, architecture, engineering, agriculture, pharmacy, and communications schools. Geography and climate[edit]

Surrounding Palouse
Palouse
hills

Pullman is at 46°43′59″N 117°10′19″W / 46.733°N 117.172°W / 46.733; -117.172 (46.733, -117.172).[13] at an elevation of 2,352 ft (717 m) above sea level. According to the United States Census
Census
Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.88 square miles (25.59 km2), all of it land.[1] The water supply is a natural aquifer. The surrounding region, called the Palouse
Palouse
prairie, or simply the Palouse, is noteworthy for its fertile rolling hills where winter and spring wheat, barley, lentils, and peas are grown. Climate[edit] Pullman's climate is classified as dry-summer humid continental (Köppen Dsb), using the 0° threshold for mean coldest winter month; it nearly qualifies as having a warm-summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen Csb). This climate is typified by warm, dry summers followed by cold, snowy winters with short transitional seasons in between. Owing to the protective nature of the Cascade Range
Cascade Range
to its west, clear skies occur regularly throughout the year and rainfall is drastically less frequent in comparison to cities west of the mountains. Clouds of any variety are especially scant between June and September, which contributes to a diurnal temperature variation that is much higher during the summer compared to winter. Pullman averages 21 inches (530 mm) of precipitation throughout the year. The warmest month is August with an average daily high of 82 degrees (27.8 °C), while January is the coldest month with an average daily high of 35 degrees (1.67 °C). Precipitation
Precipitation
is highly seasonal. Virtually no precipitation occurs between June and September, while the period of mid November through mid March commonly receives snowfall. Rain, though sporadic, is mostly recorded during the transitional seasons. December and January are the snowiest months, respectively, averaging 7.80 inches and 7.09 inches each. Areas of snowpack accumulate every winter and frequently last into March before melting entirely. Snowfall can also occur in the transitional months of October and April, though it is uncommon and usually melts within a day.

Climate data for Pullman, Washington

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year

Record high °F (°C) 57 (14) 66 (19) 73 (23) 88 (31) 97 (36) 104 (40) 104 (40) 110 (43) 100 (38) 90 (32) 71 (22) 59 (15) 110 (43)

Average high °F (°C) 37 (3) 41 (5) 49 (9) 57 (14) 65 (18) 72 (22) 83 (28) 84 (29) 74 (23) 60 (16) 44 (7) 35 (2) 58.4 (14.7)

Average low °F (°C) 26 (−3) 27 (−3) 32 (0) 36 (2) 42 (6) 47 (8) 50 (10) 50 (10) 44 (7) 36 (2) 31 (−1) 24 (−4) 37.1 (2.8)

Record low °F (°C) −29 (−34) −24 (−31) −4 (−20) 13 (−11) 21 (−6) 30 (−1) 32 (0) 30 (−1) 20 (−7) 7 (−14) −14 (−26) −32 (−36) −32 (−36)

Average precipitation inches (mm) 2.46 (62.5) 2.10 (53.3) 2.01 (51.1) 1.72 (43.7) 1.77 (45) 1.30 (33) 0.79 (20.1) 0.89 (22.6) 0.88 (22.4) 1.48 (37.6) 2.83 (71.9) 2.78 (70.6) 21.01 (533.7)

Average snowfall inches (cm) 7.09 (18.01) 4.43 (11.25) 3.57 (9.07) 1.63 (4.14) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) .49 (1.24) 3.48 (8.84) 7.80 (19.81) 28.49 (72.36)

Source: The Weather Channel[14]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population

Census Pop.

1890 868

1900 1,308

50.7%

1910 2,602

98.9%

1920 2,440

−6.2%

1930 3,322

36.1%

1940 4,417

33.0%

1950 12,022

172.2%

1960 12,957

7.8%

1970 20,509

58.3%

1980 23,579

15.0%

1990 23,478

−0.4%

2000 24,675

5.1%

2010 29,799

20.8%

Est. 2016 33,282 [15] 11.7%

U.S. Decennial Census[16] 2015 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit] As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 29,799 people, 11,029 households, and 3,898 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,016.1 inhabitants per square mile (1,164.5/km2). There were 11,966 housing units at an average density of 1,211.1 per square mile (467.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 79.3% White, 2.3% African American, 0.7% Native American, 11.2% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 1.9% from other races, and 4.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.4% of the population. There were 11,029 households of which 17.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.5% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 64.7% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.88. The median age in the city was 22.3 years. 11.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 51.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.7% were from 25 to 44; 10.5% were from 45 to 64; and 4.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.3% male and 48.7% female. 2000 census[edit] As of the census of 2000, there were 24,675 people, 8,828 households, and 3,601 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,740.8 people per square mile (1,058.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was:

83.10% White 8.48% Asian 3.40% from two or more races 2.40% African American 1.58% from other races 0.67% Native American 0.38% Pacific Islander

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.86% of the population. The 2000 Census
Census
found 9,398 housing units at an average density of 1,043.9 per square mile (403.2/km2). There were 8,828 households out of which:

59.2% were non-families 33.0% were married couples living together 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older (included in the 31.1% of households made up of individuals)

The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.87. In the city, the population was spread out as follows:

13.1% under the age of 18 49.4% from 18 to 24 22.8% from 25 to 44 10.3% from 45 to 64 4.5% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females there are 104.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.7 males. The median income for a household in the city was $20,652, and the median income for a family was $46,165. Males had a median income of $36,743 versus $29,192 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,448. About 15.3% of families and 37.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport

Transportation[edit] Pullman is served by the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport
Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport
2 miles (3.2 km) east of Pullman and 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Moscow. Horizon Air offers four flights daily from Pullman-Moscow to Seattle
Seattle
and four flights daily from Seattle
Seattle
to Pullman-Moscow. Shuttle service to Spokane International Airport
Spokane International Airport
is available. Major bus routes, including Greyhound, pass through Pullman. Pullman is also served by Pullman Transit which provides service for many residents and students of the university who do not live on campus. WSU students can get on the bus by showing their student ID card, as all students pay a fee for use of the bus system which is included in their fees when attending WSU. Additional information[edit] Bloomberg Businessweek chose Pullman in 2011 as the "Best Place to Raise Kids" in Washington. Factors include affordability, a family-friendly lifestyle, the quality of Pullman High School, the presence of Washington State University, and the natural environment of the area. Neighboring Moscow in Idaho received the same recognition for that state.[6] Since 1989, Pullman has been home to the National Lentil
Lentil
Festival, a major community event celebrating the lentil legume grown in the surrounding Palouse
Palouse
region. The festival includes a lentil cook-off, Friday night street fair, Saturday parade and music in the park, and more. It is held on the August weekend before fall semester classes start at WSU.[17] Pullman is the sister city of Kasai, Hyōgo, Japan.[18] Notable people[edit]

Philip Abelson, physicist and long-time editor of Science, studied at WSU William La Follette, U.S. Congressman, lived in Pullman Tamara Grigsby, Wisconsin legislator John M. Fabian, former NASA
NASA
astronaut, graduated from Pullman High School and WSU John Elway, NFL quarterback for the Denver Broncos, was a resident for four years and attended Pullman High School
Pullman High School
as a freshman Ryan Leaf, former NFL quarterback for the San Diego Chargers, and second overall pick in 1998 NFL Draft Pat Beach, former professional American football tight end in the National Football League for eleven seasons for the Baltimore Colts, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles, and Arizona Cardinals Timm Rosenbach, NFL quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals
Arizona Cardinals
and the New Orleans Saints, played at Pullman High School
Pullman High School
and Washington State James Mattis, Former USMC General and the 26th Secretary of Defense Sherman Alexie, author, poet, director, studied at Washington State University Ron C. Mittelhammer, former director of the School of Economic Sciences and former president of the American Agricultural Economics Association Kirk Triplett, three-time winner on the PGA Tour
PGA Tour
and member of the 2000 President's Cup team, 1980 graduate of Pullman High School Steve Gleason, NFL safety for the New Orleans Saints, WSU linebacker Henry Townley Heald, alumnus of Washington State University
Washington State University
(1923 B.S. in civil engineering), and former president of the Ford Foundation, New York University, Illinois Institute of Technology, and American Society for Engineering Education. Klay Thompson, current NBA guard for the Golden State Warriors (drafted in 2011), played for 3 seasons with WSU.

References[edit] Notes

^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-12-19.  ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-19.  ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Archived from the original on October 19, 2016. Retrieved June 18, 2016.  ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  ^ "American FactFinder".  ^ a b Bloomberg Businessweek, December 14, 2010 ^ Early History of Pullman, Washington ^ "New name for WSC near O.K." Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. February 4, 1959. p. 2.  ^ "New name near for State College". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. August 5, 1959. p. 18.  ^ WSU History Highlights by Decade ^ "Lori Cofer's Blog: Pullman, WA - A Bit of Paradise on the Palouse". Pullman WA Real Estate. 2008-11-17. Retrieved 2012-03-15.  ^ "Pullman Public School District #267 / Homepage". Psd267.org. 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2012-03-15.  ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.  ^ "Monthly Averages for Pullman, Washington". Weather.com. 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-16.  ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.  ^ United States Census
Census
Bureau. " Census
Census
of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 3, 2013.  ^ "Home".  ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 1, 2006. Retrieved 2008-04-17. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

Further reading

MacGibbon, Elma (1904). " Columbia River
Columbia River
and Pullman". Leaves of knowledge (DJVU). Washington State Library's Classics in Washington History collection. Shaw & Borden. 

External links[edit]

Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Pullman.

Official website Pullman Chamber of Commerce Pullman, Washington
Pullman, Washington
at Curlie (based on DMOZ) Census
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Pullman, Washington


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Pullman is the largest city in Whitman County, located in southeastern Washington state within the Palouse
Palouse
region of the Pacific Northwest. The population was 29,799 at the 2010 census, and estimated to have reached 31,682 in 2014.[5] Originally incorporated as Three Forks, the city was renamed after industrialist George Pullman. Pullman is noted as a vastly fertile agricultural area known for its many miles of rolling hills and the production of wheat and legumes. It is home to Washington State University, a public research land-grant university, and the international headquarters of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories. Pullman is eight miles (13 km) from Moscow, Idaho, home to the University of Idaho, and is served by the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport. In 2011, Bloomberg Businessweek selected Pullman as the "Best Place to Raise Kids" in Washington. Factors included affordability, safety, a family-friendly lifestyle, the quality of Pullman High School, the presence of Washington State University, and the natural environment of the area.[6]

Contents

1 History 2 Neighborhoods

2.1 Schools 2.2 Washington State University

3 Geography and climate

3.1 Climate

4 Demographics

4.1 2010 census 4.2 2000 census

5 Transportation 6 Additional information 7 Notable people 8 References 9 External links

History[edit] About five years after European-American settlers established Whitman County on November 29, 1871, Bolin Farr arrived here, camping in 1876 at the confluence of Dry Flat Creek and Missouri Flat Creek, on the bank of the Palouse
Palouse
River. Within the year, Dan McKenzie and William Ellsworth arrived to stake claims for adjoining land. They named the first post office here as Three Forks. In the spring of 1881, Orville Stewart opened a general store and Bolin Farr platted about 10 acres (40,000 m2) of his land for a town. Pullman was incorporated 132 years ago in 1886 with a population of about 200 people. It was originally named Three Forks, after the three small rivers that converge there: Missouri Flat Creek, Dry Fork, and the South Fork of the Palouse
Palouse
River. In 1884, Dan McKenzie and Charles Moore (of Moscow) replatted the site and named it for American industrialist George Pullman. On March 28, 1890, the Washington State Legislature
Washington State Legislature
established the state's land grant college, but did not designate a location. Pullman leaders were determined to secure the new college and offered 160 acres (0.65 km2) of land for its campus. Idaho Territory
Idaho Territory
had established its land grant college in 1889; the University of Idaho was to be in neighboring Moscow. On April 18, 1891, the site selection commission appointed by Washington's governor chose Pullman.[7] On January 13, 1892, the institution opened with 59 students under the name Washington Agricultural College and School of Science. It was renamed the State College of Washington in 1905, more commonly known as "Washington State College," and became Washington State University in 1959.[8][9][10] In 1961, Pullman became a non-chartered code city under the Mayor-Council form of government. The city has an elected mayor with an elected seven-member council and an appointed administrative officer, the city supervisor. Neighborhoods[edit] Pullman is situated across four major hills which divide the city into nearly equal quarters: these are Military Hill, north of the Palouse River and west of North Grand Avenue; Pioneer Hill, south of Main Street and the downtown area, and east of South Grand Avenue; Sunnyside Hill, south of Davis Way and west of South Grand Avenue; and College Hill, north of Main Street and east of North Grand Avenue. The WSU campus is on College Hill, and part of the area is a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The historic character of College Hill is manifest in its many early-twentieth century craftsman-style bungalows and two streets which retain their original red brick paving. See Red Brick Roads of Pullman, Washington
Pullman, Washington
(NE Palouse
Palouse
St./NE Maple St.).[11] Companies associated with an expanding high-tech industry are at the city's north end, anchored by Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL). The lab company was founded by Edmund Schweitzer, a Ph.D. graduate of WSU. SEL and other firms are within the 107-acre (0.43 km2) Pullman Industrial Park, run by the Port of Whitman County. Schools[edit] The Pullman School District consists of the following:[12]

Franklin Elementary school Jefferson Elementary school Sunnyside Elementary school Lincoln Middle School Pullman High School

The city's only public high school, Pullman High School
Pullman High School
(PHS) has about 700 students. It is on Military Hill. Its mascot for its athletic teams is the greyhound. PHS offers honors and advanced placement courses, along with Running Start course work through WSU and area community colleges, such as Spokane Falls Community College.[which?] Washington State University[edit] Main article: Washington State University Pullman is the site of the largest and original campus of Washington State University (WSU), a member of the Pac-12 Conference
Pac-12 Conference
(Pac-12) in NCAA
NCAA
Division I. WSU is well known for its veterinary medicine, business, architecture, engineering, agriculture, pharmacy, and communications schools. Geography and climate[edit]

Surrounding Palouse
Palouse
hills

Pullman is at 46°43′59″N 117°10′19″W / 46.733°N 117.172°W / 46.733; -117.172 (46.733, -117.172).[13] at an elevation of 2,352 ft (717 m) above sea level. According to the United States Census
Census
Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.88 square miles (25.59 km2), all of it land.[1] The water supply is a natural aquifer. The surrounding region, called the Palouse
Palouse
prairie, or simply the Palouse, is noteworthy for its fertile rolling hills where winter and spring wheat, barley, lentils, and peas are grown. Climate[edit] Pullman's climate is classified as dry-summer humid continental (Köppen Dsb), using the 0° threshold for mean coldest winter month; it nearly qualifies as having a warm-summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen Csb). This climate is typified by warm, dry summers followed by cold, snowy winters with short transitional seasons in between. Owing to the protective nature of the Cascade Range
Cascade Range
to its west, clear skies occur regularly throughout the year and rainfall is drastically less frequent in comparison to cities west of the mountains. Clouds of any variety are especially scant between June and September, which contributes to a diurnal temperature variation that is much higher during the summer compared to winter. Pullman averages 21 inches (530 mm) of precipitation throughout the year. The warmest month is August with an average daily high of 82 degrees (27.8 °C), while January is the coldest month with an average daily high of 35 degrees (1.67 °C). Precipitation
Precipitation
is highly seasonal. Virtually no precipitation occurs between June and September, while the period of mid November through mid March commonly receives snowfall. Rain, though sporadic, is mostly recorded during the transitional seasons. December and January are the snowiest months, respectively, averaging 7.80 inches and 7.09 inches each. Areas of snowpack accumulate every winter and frequently last into March before melting entirely. Snowfall can also occur in the transitional months of October and April, though it is uncommon and usually melts within a day.

Climate data for Pullman, Washington

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year

Record high °F (°C) 57 (14) 66 (19) 73 (23) 88 (31) 97 (36) 104 (40) 104 (40) 110 (43) 100 (38) 90 (32) 71 (22) 59 (15) 110 (43)

Average high °F (°C) 37 (3) 41 (5) 49 (9) 57 (14) 65 (18) 72 (22) 83 (28) 84 (29) 74 (23) 60 (16) 44 (7) 35 (2) 58.4 (14.7)

Average low °F (°C) 26 (−3) 27 (−3) 32 (0) 36 (2) 42 (6) 47 (8) 50 (10) 50 (10) 44 (7) 36 (2) 31 (−1) 24 (−4) 37.1 (2.8)

Record low °F (°C) −29 (−34) −24 (−31) −4 (−20) 13 (−11) 21 (−6) 30 (−1) 32 (0) 30 (−1) 20 (−7) 7 (−14) −14 (−26) −32 (−36) −32 (−36)

Average precipitation inches (mm) 2.46 (62.5) 2.10 (53.3) 2.01 (51.1) 1.72 (43.7) 1.77 (45) 1.30 (33) 0.79 (20.1) 0.89 (22.6) 0.88 (22.4) 1.48 (37.6) 2.83 (71.9) 2.78 (70.6) 21.01 (533.7)

Average snowfall inches (cm) 7.09 (18.01) 4.43 (11.25) 3.57 (9.07) 1.63 (4.14) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) .49 (1.24) 3.48 (8.84) 7.80 (19.81) 28.49 (72.36)

Source: The Weather Channel[14]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population

Census Pop.

1890 868

1900 1,308

50.7%

1910 2,602

98.9%

1920 2,440

−6.2%

1930 3,322

36.1%

1940 4,417

33.0%

1950 12,022

172.2%

1960 12,957

7.8%

1970 20,509

58.3%

1980 23,579

15.0%

1990 23,478

−0.4%

2000 24,675

5.1%

2010 29,799

20.8%

Est. 2016 33,282 [15] 11.7%

U.S. Decennial Census[16] 2015 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit] As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 29,799 people, 11,029 households, and 3,898 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,016.1 inhabitants per square mile (1,164.5/km2). There were 11,966 housing units at an average density of 1,211.1 per square mile (467.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 79.3% White, 2.3% African American, 0.7% Native American, 11.2% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 1.9% from other races, and 4.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.4% of the population. There were 11,029 households of which 17.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.5% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 64.7% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.88. The median age in the city was 22.3 years. 11.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 51.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.7% were from 25 to 44; 10.5% were from 45 to 64; and 4.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.3% male and 48.7% female. 2000 census[edit] As of the census of 2000, there were 24,675 people, 8,828 households, and 3,601 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,740.8 people per square mile (1,058.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was:

83.10% White 8.48% Asian 3.40% from two or more races 2.40% African American 1.58% from other races 0.67% Native American 0.38% Pacific Islander

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.86% of the population. The 2000 Census
Census
found 9,398 housing units at an average density of 1,043.9 per square mile (403.2/km2). There were 8,828 households out of which:

59.2% were non-families 33.0% were married couples living together 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older (included in the 31.1% of households made up of individuals)

The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.87. In the city, the population was spread out as follows:

13.1% under the age of 18 49.4% from 18 to 24 22.8% from 25 to 44 10.3% from 45 to 64 4.5% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females there are 104.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.7 males. The median income for a household in the city was $20,652, and the median income for a family was $46,165. Males had a median income of $36,743 versus $29,192 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,448. About 15.3% of families and 37.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport

Transportation[edit] Pullman is served by the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport
Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport
2 miles (3.2 km) east of Pullman and 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Moscow. Horizon Air offers four flights daily from Pullman-Moscow to Seattle
Seattle
and four flights daily from Seattle
Seattle
to Pullman-Moscow. Shuttle service to Spokane International Airport
Spokane International Airport
is available. Major bus routes, including Greyhound, pass through Pullman. Pullman is also served by Pullman Transit which provides service for many residents and students of the university who do not live on campus. WSU students can get on the bus by showing their student ID card, as all students pay a fee for use of the bus system which is included in their fees when attending WSU. Additional information[edit] Bloomberg Businessweek chose Pullman in 2011 as the "Best Place to Raise Kids" in Washington. Factors include affordability, a family-friendly lifestyle, the quality of Pullman High School, the presence of Washington State University, and the natural environment of the area. Neighboring Moscow in Idaho received the same recognition for that state.[6] Since 1989, Pullman has been home to the National Lentil
Lentil
Festival, a major community event celebrating the lentil legume grown in the surrounding Palouse
Palouse
region. The festival includes a lentil cook-off, Friday night street fair, Saturday parade and music in the park, and more. It is held on the August weekend before fall semester classes start at WSU.[17] Pullman is the sister city of Kasai, Hyōgo, Japan.[18] Notable people[edit]

Philip Abelson, physicist and long-time editor of Science, studied at WSU William La Follette, U.S. Congressman, lived in Pullman Tamara Grigsby, Wisconsin legislator John M. Fabian, former NASA
NASA
astronaut, graduated from Pullman High School and WSU John Elway, NFL quarterback for the Denver Broncos, was a resident for four years and attended Pullman High School
Pullman High School
as a freshman Ryan Leaf, former NFL quarterback for the San Diego Chargers, and second overall pick in 1998 NFL Draft Pat Beach, former professional American football tight end in the National Football League for eleven seasons for the Baltimore Colts, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles, and Arizona Cardinals Timm Rosenbach, NFL quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals
Arizona Cardinals
and the New Orleans Saints, played at Pullman High School
Pullman High School
and Washington State James Mattis, Former USMC General and the 26th Secretary of Defense Sherman Alexie, author, poet, director, studied at Washington State University Ron C. Mittelhammer, former director of the School of Economic Sciences and former president of the American Agricultural Economics Association Kirk Triplett, three-time winner on the PGA Tour
PGA Tour
and member of the 2000 President's Cup team, 1980 graduate of Pullman High School Steve Gleason, NFL safety for the New Orleans Saints, WSU linebacker Henry Townley Heald, alumnus of Washington State University
Washington State University
(1923 B.S. in civil engineering), and former president of the Ford Foundation, New York University, Illinois Institute of Technology, and American Society for Engineering Education. Klay Thompson, current NBA guard for the Golden State Warriors (drafted in 2011), played for 3 seasons with WSU.

References[edit] Notes

^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-12-19.  ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-19.  ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Archived from the original on October 19, 2016. Retrieved June 18, 2016.  ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  ^ "American FactFinder".  ^ a b Bloomberg Businessweek, December 14, 2010 ^ Early History of Pullman, Washington ^ "New name for WSC near O.K." Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. February 4, 1959. p. 2.  ^ "New name near for State College". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. August 5, 1959. p. 18.  ^ WSU History Highlights by Decade ^ "Lori Cofer's Blog: Pullman, WA - A Bit of Paradise on the Palouse". Pullman WA Real Estate. 2008-11-17. Retrieved 2012-03-15.  ^ "Pullman Public School District #267 / Homepage". Psd267.org. 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2012-03-15.  ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.  ^ "Monthly Averages for Pullman, Washington". Weather.com. 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-16.  ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.  ^ United States Census
Census
Bureau. " Census
Census
of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 3, 2013.  ^ "Home".  ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 1, 2006. Retrieved 2008-04-17. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

Further reading

MacGibbon, Elma (1904). " Columbia River
Columbia River
and Pullman". Leaves of knowledge (DJVU). Washington State Library's Classics in Washington History collection. Shaw & Borden. 

External links[edit]

Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Pullman.

Official website Pullman Chamber of Commerce Pullman, Washington
Pullman, Washington
at Curlie (based on DMOZ) Census
Census
2010: Washington › Pullman

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Pullman, Washington


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Pullman is the largest city in Whitman County, located in southeastern Washington state within the Palouse
Palouse
region of the Pacific Northwest. The population was 29,799 at the 2010 census, and estimated to have reached 31,682 in 2014.[5] Originally incorporated as Three Forks, the city was renamed after industrialist George Pullman. Pullman is noted as a vastly fertile agricultural area known for its many miles of rolling hills and the production of wheat and legumes. It is home to Washington State University, a public research land-grant university, and the international headquarters of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories. Pullman is eight miles (13 km) from Moscow, Idaho, home to the University of Idaho, and is served by the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport. In 2011, Bloomberg Businessweek selected Pullman as the "Best Place to Raise Kids" in Washington. Factors included affordability, safety, a family-friendly lifestyle, the quality of Pullman High School, the presence of Washington State University, and the natural environment of the area.[6]

Contents

1 History 2 Neighborhoods

2.1 Schools 2.2 Washington State University

3 Geography and climate

3.1 Climate

4 Demographics

4.1 2010 census 4.2 2000 census

5 Transportation 6 Additional information 7 Notable people 8 References 9 External links

History[edit] About five years after European-American settlers established Whitman County on November 29, 1871, Bolin Farr arrived here, camping in 1876 at the confluence of Dry Flat Creek and Missouri Flat Creek, on the bank of the Palouse
Palouse
River. Within the year, Dan McKenzie and William Ellsworth arrived to stake claims for adjoining land. They named the first post office here as Three Forks. In the spring of 1881, Orville Stewart opened a general store and Bolin Farr platted about 10 acres (40,000 m2) of his land for a town. Pullman was incorporated 132 years ago in 1886 with a population of about 200 people. It was originally named Three Forks, after the three small rivers that converge there: Missouri Flat Creek, Dry Fork, and the South Fork of the Palouse
Palouse
River. In 1884, Dan McKenzie and Charles Moore (of Moscow) replatted the site and named it for American industrialist George Pullman. On March 28, 1890, the Washington State Legislature
Washington State Legislature
established the state's land grant college, but did not designate a location. Pullman leaders were determined to secure the new college and offered 160 acres (0.65 km2) of land for its campus. Idaho Territory
Idaho Territory
had established its land grant college in 1889; the University of Idaho was to be in neighboring Moscow. On April 18, 1891, the site selection commission appointed by Washington's governor chose Pullman.[7] On January 13, 1892, the institution opened with 59 students under the name Washington Agricultural College and School of Science. It was renamed the State College of Washington in 1905, more commonly known as "Washington State College," and became Washington State University in 1959.[8][9][10] In 1961, Pullman became a non-chartered code city under the Mayor-Council form of government. The city has an elected mayor with an elected seven-member council and an appointed administrative officer, the city supervisor. Neighborhoods[edit] Pullman is situated across four major hills which divide the city into nearly equal quarters: these are Military Hill, north of the Palouse River and west of North Grand Avenue; Pioneer Hill, south of Main Street and the downtown area, and east of South Grand Avenue; Sunnyside Hill, south of Davis Way and west of South Grand Avenue; and College Hill, north of Main Street and east of North Grand Avenue. The WSU campus is on College Hill, and part of the area is a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The historic character of College Hill is manifest in its many early-twentieth century craftsman-style bungalows and two streets which retain their original red brick paving. See Red Brick Roads of Pullman, Washington
Pullman, Washington
(NE Palouse
Palouse
St./NE Maple St.).[11] Companies associated with an expanding high-tech industry are at the city's north end, anchored by Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL). The lab company was founded by Edmund Schweitzer, a Ph.D. graduate of WSU. SEL and other firms are within the 107-acre (0.43 km2) Pullman Industrial Park, run by the Port of Whitman County. Schools[edit] The Pullman School District consists of the following:[12]

Franklin Elementary school Jefferson Elementary school Sunnyside Elementary school Lincoln Middle School Pullman High School

The city's only public high school, Pullman High School
Pullman High School
(PHS) has about 700 students. It is on Military Hill. Its mascot for its athletic teams is the greyhound. PHS offers honors and advanced placement courses, along with Running Start course work through WSU and area community colleges, such as Spokane Falls Community College.[which?] Washington State University[edit] Main article: Washington State University Pullman is the site of the largest and original campus of Washington State University (WSU), a member of the Pac-12 Conference
Pac-12 Conference
(Pac-12) in NCAA
NCAA
Division I. WSU is well known for its veterinary medicine, business, architecture, engineering, agriculture, pharmacy, and communications schools. Geography and climate[edit]

Surrounding Palouse
Palouse
hills

Pullman is at 46°43′59″N 117°10′19″W / 46.733°N 117.172°W / 46.733; -117.172 (46.733, -117.172).[13] at an elevation of 2,352 ft (717 m) above sea level. According to the United States Census
Census
Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.88 square miles (25.59 km2), all of it land.[1] The water supply is a natural aquifer. The surrounding region, called the Palouse
Palouse
prairie, or simply the Palouse, is noteworthy for its fertile rolling hills where winter and spring wheat, barley, lentils, and peas are grown. Climate[edit] Pullman's climate is classified as dry-summer humid continental (Köppen Dsb), using the 0° threshold for mean coldest winter month; it nearly qualifies as having a warm-summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen Csb). This climate is typified by warm, dry summers followed by cold, snowy winters with short transitional seasons in between. Owing to the protective nature of the Cascade Range
Cascade Range
to its west, clear skies occur regularly throughout the year and rainfall is drastically less frequent in comparison to cities west of the mountains. Clouds of any variety are especially scant between June and September, which contributes to a diurnal temperature variation that is much higher during the summer compared to winter. Pullman averages 21 inches (530 mm) of precipitation throughout the year. The warmest month is August with an average daily high of 82 degrees (27.8 °C), while January is the coldest month with an average daily high of 35 degrees (1.67 °C). Precipitation
Precipitation
is highly seasonal. Virtually no precipitation occurs between June and September, while the period of mid November through mid March commonly receives snowfall. Rain, though sporadic, is mostly recorded during the transitional seasons. December and January are the snowiest months, respectively, averaging 7.80 inches and 7.09 inches each. Areas of snowpack accumulate every winter and frequently last into March before melting entirely. Snowfall can also occur in the transitional months of October and April, though it is uncommon and usually melts within a day.

Climate data for Pullman, Washington

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year

Record high °F (°C) 57 (14) 66 (19) 73 (23) 88 (31) 97 (36) 104 (40) 104 (40) 110 (43) 100 (38) 90 (32) 71 (22) 59 (15) 110 (43)

Average high °F (°C) 37 (3) 41 (5) 49 (9) 57 (14) 65 (18) 72 (22) 83 (28) 84 (29) 74 (23) 60 (16) 44 (7) 35 (2) 58.4 (14.7)

Average low °F (°C) 26 (−3) 27 (−3) 32 (0) 36 (2) 42 (6) 47 (8) 50 (10) 50 (10) 44 (7) 36 (2) 31 (−1) 24 (−4) 37.1 (2.8)

Record low °F (°C) −29 (−34) −24 (−31) −4 (−20) 13 (−11) 21 (−6) 30 (−1) 32 (0) 30 (−1) 20 (−7) 7 (−14) −14 (−26) −32 (−36) −32 (−36)

Average precipitation inches (mm) 2.46 (62.5) 2.10 (53.3) 2.01 (51.1) 1.72 (43.7) 1.77 (45) 1.30 (33) 0.79 (20.1) 0.89 (22.6) 0.88 (22.4) 1.48 (37.6) 2.83 (71.9) 2.78 (70.6) 21.01 (533.7)

Average snowfall inches (cm) 7.09 (18.01) 4.43 (11.25) 3.57 (9.07) 1.63 (4.14) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) .49 (1.24) 3.48 (8.84) 7.80 (19.81) 28.49 (72.36)

Source: The Weather Channel[14]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population

Census Pop.

1890 868

1900 1,308

50.7%

1910 2,602

98.9%

1920 2,440

−6.2%

1930 3,322

36.1%

1940 4,417

33.0%

1950 12,022

172.2%

1960 12,957

7.8%

1970 20,509

58.3%

1980 23,579

15.0%

1990 23,478

−0.4%

2000 24,675

5.1%

2010 29,799

20.8%

Est. 2016 33,282 [15] 11.7%

U.S. Decennial Census[16] 2015 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit] As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 29,799 people, 11,029 households, and 3,898 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,016.1 inhabitants per square mile (1,164.5/km2). There were 11,966 housing units at an average density of 1,211.1 per square mile (467.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 79.3% White, 2.3% African American, 0.7% Native American, 11.2% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 1.9% from other races, and 4.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.4% of the population. There were 11,029 households of which 17.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.5% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 64.7% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.88. The median age in the city was 22.3 years. 11.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 51.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.7% were from 25 to 44; 10.5% were from 45 to 64; and 4.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.3% male and 48.7% female. 2000 census[edit] As of the census of 2000, there were 24,675 people, 8,828 households, and 3,601 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,740.8 people per square mile (1,058.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was:

83.10% White 8.48% Asian 3.40% from two or more races 2.40% African American 1.58% from other races 0.67% Native American 0.38% Pacific Islander

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.86% of the population. The 2000 Census
Census
found 9,398 housing units at an average density of 1,043.9 per square mile (403.2/km2). There were 8,828 households out of which:

59.2% were non-families 33.0% were married couples living together 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older (included in the 31.1% of households made up of individuals)

The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.87. In the city, the population was spread out as follows:

13.1% under the age of 18 49.4% from 18 to 24 22.8% from 25 to 44 10.3% from 45 to 64 4.5% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females there are 104.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.7 males. The median income for a household in the city was $20,652, and the median income for a family was $46,165. Males had a median income of $36,743 versus $29,192 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,448. About 15.3% of families and 37.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport

Transportation[edit] Pullman is served by the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport
Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport
2 miles (3.2 km) east of Pullman and 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Moscow. Horizon Air offers four flights daily from Pullman-Moscow to Seattle
Seattle
and four flights daily from Seattle
Seattle
to Pullman-Moscow. Shuttle service to Spokane International Airport
Spokane International Airport
is available. Major bus routes, including Greyhound, pass through Pullman. Pullman is also served by Pullman Transit which provides service for many residents and students of the university who do not live on campus. WSU students can get on the bus by showing their student ID card, as all students pay a fee for use of the bus system which is included in their fees when attending WSU. Additional information[edit] Bloomberg Businessweek chose Pullman in 2011 as the "Best Place to Raise Kids" in Washington. Factors include affordability, a family-friendly lifestyle, the quality of Pullman High School, the presence of Washington State University, and the natural environment of the area. Neighboring Moscow in Idaho received the same recognition for that state.[6] Since 1989, Pullman has been home to the National Lentil
Lentil
Festival, a major community event celebrating the lentil legume grown in the surrounding Palouse
Palouse
region. The festival includes a lentil cook-off, Friday night street fair, Saturday parade and music in the park, and more. It is held on the August weekend before fall semester classes start at WSU.[17] Pullman is the sister city of Kasai, Hyōgo, Japan.[18] Notable people[edit]

Philip Abelson, physicist and long-time editor of Science, studied at WSU William La Follette, U.S. Congressman, lived in Pullman Tamara Grigsby, Wisconsin legislator John M. Fabian, former NASA
NASA
astronaut, graduated from Pullman High School and WSU John Elway, NFL quarterback for the Denver Broncos, was a resident for four years and attended Pullman High School
Pullman High School
as a freshman Ryan Leaf, former NFL quarterback for the San Diego Chargers, and second overall pick in 1998 NFL Draft Pat Beach, former professional American football tight end in the National Football League for eleven seasons for the Baltimore Colts, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles, and Arizona Cardinals Timm Rosenbach, NFL quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals
Arizona Cardinals
and the New Orleans Saints, played at Pullman High School
Pullman High School
and Washington State James Mattis, Former USMC General and the 26th Secretary of Defense Sherman Alexie, author, poet, director, studied at Washington State University Ron C. Mittelhammer, former director of the School of Economic Sciences and former president of the American Agricultural Economics Association Kirk Triplett, three-time winner on the PGA Tour
PGA Tour
and member of the 2000 President's Cup team, 1980 graduate of Pullman High School Steve Gleason, NFL safety for the New Orleans Saints, WSU linebacker Henry Townley Heald, alumnus of Washington State University
Washington State University
(1923 B.S. in civil engineering), and former president of the Ford Foundation, New York University, Illinois Institute of Technology, and American Society for Engineering Education. Klay Thompson, current NBA guard for the Golden State Warriors (drafted in 2011), played for 3 seasons with WSU.

References[edit] Notes

^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-12-19.  ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-19.  ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Archived from the original on October 19, 2016. Retrieved June 18, 2016.  ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  ^ "American FactFinder".  ^ a b Bloomberg Businessweek, December 14, 2010 ^ Early History of Pullman, Washington ^ "New name for WSC near O.K." Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. February 4, 1959. p. 2.  ^ "New name near for State College". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. August 5, 1959. p. 18.  ^ WSU History Highlights by Decade ^ "Lori Cofer's Blog: Pullman, WA - A Bit of Paradise on the Palouse". Pullman WA Real Estate. 2008-11-17. Retrieved 2012-03-15.  ^ "Pullman Public School District #267 / Homepage". Psd267.org. 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2012-03-15.  ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.  ^ "Monthly Averages for Pullman, Washington". Weather.com. 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-16.  ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.  ^ United States Census
Census
Bureau. " Census
Census
of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 3, 2013.  ^ "Home".  ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 1, 2006. Retrieved 2008-04-17. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

Further reading

MacGibbon, Elma (1904). " Columbia River
Columbia River
and Pullman". Leaves of knowledge (DJVU). Washington State Library's Classics in Washington History collection. Shaw & Borden. 

External links[edit]

Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Pullman.

Official website Pullman Chamber of Commerce Pullman, Washington
Pullman, Washington
at Curlie (based on DMOZ) Census
Census
2010: Washington › Pullman

v t e

Municipalities and communities of Whitman County, Washington, United States

County seat: Colfax

Cities

Colfax Palouse Pullman Tekoa

Towns

Albion Colton Endicott Farmington Garfield La Crosse Lamont Malden Oakesdale Rosalia St. John Uniontown

CDP

Steptoe

Other unincorporated communities

Belmont Dusty Ewan Fletcher Glenwood Hay Hooper Johnson Juno Kitzmiller Pandora Revere Sunshine Thornton Whelan Whitlow

Ghost towns

Almota Bishop Canyon Elberton Interior Riparia Wilcox

v t e

 State of Washington

Olympia (capital)

Topics

Cities Towns Census-designated places Federal lands

Indian reservations

History Geography Earthquakes People Music Parks Highways Symbols Tourist attractions

Society

Cannabis Culture Crime Demographics Economy Education Politics

Politics

Government

Law Governors Legislature Legislative districts Senate House Legislative initiatives Popular initiatives Congressional delegation Congressional districts City governments

State agencies

Agriculture Archaeology and Historic Preservation Commerce Corrections Early Learning Ecology Employment Security Enterprise Services Financial Institutions Fish and Wildlife Health Information Services Labor and Industries Licensing Liquor and Cannabis Board Military Natural Resources Parks Institute for Public Policy Public Stadium Authority Public Disclosure Commission Retirement Systems Revenue Services for the Blind Social and Health Services Student Achievement Council Transportation Utilities and Transportation

Regions

Western

Kitsap Peninsula Long Beach Peninsula Olympic Peninsula Puget Sound San Juan Islands Skagit Valley

Eastern/Inland

Central Washington Columbia Plateau Methow Valley Okanogan Country Palouse Yakima Valley

Shared

Cascade Range Columbia Gorge Columbia River

Largest cities

Seattle Spokane Tacoma Vancouver Bellevue Kent Everett Renton Yakima Federal Way Spokane Valley Kirkland Bellingham Kennewick Auburn Pasco Marysville Lakewood Redmond Shoreline Richland

Metropolitan areas

Greater Seattle Greater Spokane Tri-Cities Wenatchee metropolitan area Greater Portland and Vancouver

Counties

Adams Asotin Benton Chelan Clallam Clark Columbia Cowlitz Douglas Ferry Franklin Garfield Grant Grays Harbor Island Jefferson King Kitsap Kittitas Klickitat Lewis Lincoln Mason Okanogan Pacific Pend Oreille Pierce San Juan Skagit Skamania Snohomish Spokane Stevens Thurston Wahkiakum Walla Walla What

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Pullman is the largest city in Whitman County, located in southeastern Washington state within the Palouse
Palouse
region of the Pacific Northwest. The population was 29,799 at the 2010 census, and estimated to have reached 31,682 in 2014.[5] Originally incorporated as Three Forks, the city was renamed after industrialist George Pullman. Pullman is noted as a vastly fertile agricultural area known for its many miles of rolling hills and the production of wheat and legumes. It is home to Washington State University, a public research land-grant university, and the international headquarters of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories. Pullman is eight miles (13 km) from Moscow, Idaho, home to the University of Idaho, and is served by the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport. In 2011, Bloomberg Businessweek selected Pullman as the "Best Place to Raise Kids" in Washington. Factors included affordability, safety, a family-friendly lifestyle, the quality of Pullman High School, the presence of Washington State University, and the natural environment of the area.[6]

Contents

1 History 2 Neighborhoods

2.1 Schools 2.2 Washington State University

3 Geography and climate

3.1 Climate

4 Demographics

4.1 2010 census 4.2 2000 census

5 Transportation 6 Additional information 7 Notable people 8 References 9 External links

History[edit] About five years after European-American settlers established Whitman County on November 29, 1871, Bolin Farr arrived here, camping in 1876 at the confluence of Dry Flat Creek and Missouri Flat Creek, on the bank of the Palouse
Palouse
River. Within the year, Dan McKenzie and William Ellsworth arrived to stake claims for adjoining land. They named the first post office here as Three Forks. In the spring of 1881, Orville Stewart opened a general store and Bolin Farr platted about 10 acres (40,000 m2) of his land for a town. Pullman was incorporated 132 years ago in 1886 with a population of about 200 people. It was originally named Three Forks, after the three small rivers that converge there: Missouri Flat Creek, Dry Fork, and the South Fork of the Palouse
Palouse
River. In 1884, Dan McKenzie and Charles Moore (of Moscow) replatted the site and named it for American industrialist George Pullman. On March 28, 1890, the Washington State Legislature
Washington State Legislature
established the state's land grant college, but did not designate a location. Pullman leaders were determined to secure the new college and offered 160 acres (0.65 km2) of land for its campus. Idaho Territory
Idaho Territory
had established its land grant college in 1889; the University of Idaho was to be in neighboring Moscow. On April 18, 1891, the site selection commission appointed by Washington's governor chose Pullman.[7] On January 13, 1892, the institution opened with 59 students under the name Washington Agricultural College and School of Science. It was renamed the State College of Washington in 1905, more commonly known as "Washington State College," and became Washington State University in 1959.[8][9][10] In 1961, Pullman became a non-chartered code city under the Mayor-Council form of government. The city has an elected mayor with an elected seven-member council and an appointed administrative officer, the city supervisor. Neighborhoods[edit] Pullman is situated across four major hills which divide the city into nearly equal quarters: these are Military Hill, north of the Palouse River and west of North Grand Avenue; Pioneer Hill, south of Main Street and the downtown area, and east of South Grand Avenue; Sunnyside Hill, south of Davis Way and west of South Grand Avenue; and College Hill, north of Main Street and east of North Grand Avenue. The WSU campus is on College Hill, and part of the area is a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The historic character of College Hill is manifest in its many early-twentieth century craftsman-style bungalows and two streets which retain their original red brick paving. See Red Brick Roads of Pullman, Washington
Pullman, Washington
(NE Palouse
Palouse
St./NE Maple St.).[11] Companies associated with an expanding high-tech industry are at the city's north end, anchored by Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL). The lab company was founded by Edmund Schweitzer, a Ph.D. graduate of WSU. SEL and other firms are within the 107-acre (0.43 km2) Pullman Industrial Park, run by the Port of Whitman County. Schools[edit] The Pullman School District consists of the following:[12]

Franklin Elementary school Jefferson Elementary school Sunnyside Elementary school Lincoln Middle School Pullman High School

The city's only public high school, Pullman High School
Pullman High School
(PHS) has about 700 students. It is on Military Hill. Its mascot for its athletic teams is the greyhound. PHS offers honors and advanced placement courses, along with Running Start course work through WSU and area community colleges, such as Spokane Falls Community College.[which?] Washington State University[edit] Main article: Washington State University Pullman is the site of the largest and original campus of Washington State University (WSU), a member of the Pac-12 Conference
Pac-12 Conference
(Pac-12) in NCAA
NCAA
Division I. WSU is well known for its veterinary medicine, business, architecture, engineering, agriculture, pharmacy, and communications schools. Geography and climate[edit]

Surrounding Palouse
Palouse
hills

Pullman is at 46°43′59″N 117°10′19″W / 46.733°N 117.172°W / 46.733; -117.172 (46.733, -117.172).[13] at an elevation of 2,352 ft (717 m) above sea level. According to the United States Census
Census
Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.88 square miles (25.59 km2), all of it land.[1] The water supply is a natural aquifer. The surrounding region, called the Palouse
Palouse
prairie, or simply the Palouse, is noteworthy for its fertile rolling hills where winter and spring wheat, barley, lentils, and peas are grown. Climate[edit] Pullman's climate is classified as dry-summer humid continental (Köppen Dsb), using the 0° threshold for mean coldest winter month; it nearly qualifies as having a warm-summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen Csb). This climate is typified by warm, dry summers followed by cold, snowy winters with short transitional seasons in between. Owing to the protective nature of the Cascade Range
Cascade Range
to its west, clear skies occur regularly throughout the year and rainfall is drastically less frequent in comparison to cities west of the mountains. Clouds of any variety are especially scant between June and September, which contributes to a diurnal temperature variation that is much higher during the summer compared to winter. Pullman averages 21 inches (530 mm) of precipitation throughout the year. The warmest month is August with an average daily high of 82 degrees (27.8 °C), while January is the coldest month with an average daily high of 35 degrees (1.67 °C). Precipitation
Precipitation
is highly seasonal. Virtually no precipitation occurs between June and September, while the period of mid November through mid March commonly receives snowfall. Rain, though sporadic, is mostly recorded during the transitional seasons. December and January are the snowiest months, respectively, averaging 7.80 inches and 7.09 inches each. Areas of snowpack accumulate every winter and frequently last into March before melting entirely. Snowfall can also occur in the transitional months of October and April, though it is uncommon and usually melts within a day.

Climate data for Pullman, Washington

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year

Record high °F (°C) 57 (14) 66 (19) 73 (23) 88 (31) 97 (36) 104 (40) 104 (40) 110 (43) 100 (38) 90 (32) 71 (22) 59 (15) 110 (43)

Average high °F (°C) 37 (3) 41 (5) 49 (9) 57 (14) 65 (18) 72 (22) 83 (28) 84 (29) 74 (23) 60 (16) 44 (7) 35 (2) 58.4 (14.7)

Average low °F (°C) 26 (−3) 27 (−3) 32 (0) 36 (2) 42 (6) 47 (8) 50 (10) 50 (10) 44 (7) 36 (2) 31 (−1) 24 (−4) 37.1 (2.8)

Record low °F (°C) −29 (−34) −24 (−31) −4 (−20) 13 (−11) 21 (−6) 30 (−1) 32 (0) 30 (−1) 20 (−7) 7 (−14) −14 (−26) −32 (−36) −32 (−36)

Average precipitation inches (mm) 2.46 (62.5) 2.10 (53.3) 2.01 (51.1) 1.72 (43.7) 1.77 (45) 1.30 (33) 0.79 (20.1) 0.89 (22.6) 0.88 (22.4) 1.48 (37.6) 2.83 (71.9) 2.78 (70.6) 21.01 (533.7)

Average snowfall inches (cm) 7.09 (18.01) 4.43 (11.25) 3.57 (9.07) 1.63 (4.14) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) .49 (1.24) 3.48 (8.84) 7.80 (19.81) 28.49 (72.36)

Source: The Weather Channel[14]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population

Census Pop.

1890 868

1900 1,308

50.7%

1910 2,602

98.9%

1920 2,440

−6.2%

1930 3,322

36.1%

1940 4,417

33.0%

1950 12,022

172.2%

1960 12,957

7.8%

1970 20,509

58.3%

1980 23,579

15.0%

1990 23,478

−0.4%

2000 24,675

5.1%

2010 29,799

20.8%

Est. 2016 33,282 [15] 11.7%

U.S. Decennial Census[16] 2015 Estimate[3]

2010 census[edit] As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 29,799 people, 11,029 households, and 3,898 families residing in the city. The population density was 3,016.1 inhabitants per square mile (1,164.5/km2). There were 11,966 housing units at an average density of 1,211.1 per square mile (467.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 79.3% White, 2.3% African American, 0.7% Native American, 11.2% Asian, 0.3% Pacific Islander, 1.9% from other races, and 4.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.4% of the population. There were 11,029 households of which 17.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.5% were married couples living together, 4.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 64.7% were non-families. 34.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.18 and the average family size was 2.88. The median age in the city was 22.3 years. 11.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 51.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.7% were from 25 to 44; 10.5% were from 45 to 64; and 4.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.3% male and 48.7% female. 2000 census[edit] As of the census of 2000, there were 24,675 people, 8,828 households, and 3,601 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,740.8 people per square mile (1,058.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was:

83.10% White 8.48% Asian 3.40% from two or more races 2.40% African American 1.58% from other races 0.67% Native American 0.38% Pacific Islander

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.86% of the population. The 2000 Census
Census
found 9,398 housing units at an average density of 1,043.9 per square mile (403.2/km2). There were 8,828 households out of which:

59.2% were non-families 33.0% were married couples living together 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older (included in the 31.1% of households made up of individuals)

The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.87. In the city, the population was spread out as follows:

13.1% under the age of 18 49.4% from 18 to 24 22.8% from 25 to 44 10.3% from 45 to 64 4.5% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 22 years. For every 100 females there are 104.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.7 males. The median income for a household in the city was $20,652, and the median income for a family was $46,165. Males had a median income of $36,743 versus $29,192 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,448. About 15.3% of families and 37.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport

Transportation[edit] Pullman is served by the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport
Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport
2 miles (3.2 km) east of Pullman and 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Moscow. Horizon Air offers four flights daily from Pullman-Moscow to Seattle
Seattle
and four flights daily from Seattle
Seattle
to Pullman-Moscow. Shuttle service to Spokane International Airport
Spokane International Airport
is available. Major bus routes, including Greyhound, pass through Pullman. Pullman is also served by Pullman Transit which provides service for many residents and students of the university who do not live on campus. WSU students can get on the bus by showing their student ID card, as all students pay a fee for use of the bus system which is included in their fees when attending WSU. Additional information[edit] Bloomberg Businessweek chose Pullman in 2011 as the "Best Place to Raise Kids" in Washington. Factors include affordability, a family-friendly lifestyle, the quality of Pullman High School, the presence of Washington State University, and the natural environment of the area. Neighboring Moscow in Idaho received the same recognition for that state.[6] Since 1989, Pullman has been home to the National Lentil
Lentil
Festival, a major community event celebrating the lentil legume grown in the surrounding Palouse
Palouse
region. The festival includes a lentil cook-off, Friday night street fair, Saturday parade and music in the park, and more. It is held on the August weekend before fall semester classes start at WSU.[17] Pullman is the sister city of Kasai, Hyōgo, Japan.[18] Notable people[edit]

Philip Abelson, physicist and long-time editor of Science, studied at WSU William La Follette, U.S. Congressman, lived in Pullman Tamara Grigsby, Wisconsin legislator John M. Fabian, former NASA
NASA
astronaut, graduated from Pullman High School and WSU John Elway, NFL quarterback for the Denver Broncos, was a resident for four years and attended Pullman High School
Pullman High School
as a freshman Ryan Leaf, former NFL quarterback for the San Diego Chargers, and second overall pick in 1998 NFL Draft Pat Beach, former professional American football tight end in the National Football League for eleven seasons for the Baltimore Colts, Indianapolis Colts, Philadelphia Eagles, and Arizona Cardinals Timm Rosenbach, NFL quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals
Arizona Cardinals
and the New Orleans Saints, played at Pullman High School
Pullman High School
and Washington State James Mattis, Former USMC General and the 26th Secretary of Defense Sherman Alexie, author, poet, director, studied at Washington State University Ron C. Mittelhammer, former director of the School of Economic Sciences and former president of the American Agricultural Economics Association Kirk Triplett, three-time winner on the PGA Tour
PGA Tour
and member of the 2000 President's Cup team, 1980 graduate of Pullman High School Steve Gleason, NFL safety for the New Orleans Saints, WSU linebacker Henry Townley Heald, alumnus of Washington State University
Washington State University
(1923 B.S. in civil engineering), and former president of the Ford Foundation, New York University, Illinois Institute of Technology, and American Society for Engineering Education. Klay Thompson, current NBA guard for the Golden State Warriors (drafted in 2011), played for 3 seasons with WSU.

References[edit] Notes

^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2012-12-19.  ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-19.  ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census
Census
Bureau. Archived from the original on October 19, 2016. Retrieved June 18, 2016.  ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  ^ "American FactFinder".  ^ a b Bloomberg Businessweek, December 14, 2010 ^ Early History of Pullman, Washington ^ "New name for WSC near O.K." Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. February 4, 1959. p. 2.  ^ "New name near for State College". Spokane Daily Chronicle. Washington. August 5, 1959. p. 18.  ^ WSU History Highlights by Decade ^ "Lori Cofer's Blog: Pullman, WA - A Bit of Paradise on the Palouse". Pullman WA Real Estate. 2008-11-17. Retrieved 2012-03-15.  ^ "Pullman Public School District #267 / Homepage". Psd267.org. 2011-07-19. Retrieved 2012-03-15.  ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.  ^ "Monthly Averages for Pullman, Washington". Weather.com. 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-16.  ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.  ^ United States Census
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Bureau. " Census
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of Population and Housing". Retrieved October 3, 2013.  ^ "Home".  ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 1, 2006. Retrieved 2008-04-17. CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)

Further reading

MacGibbon, Elma (1904). " Columbia River
Columbia River
and Pullman". Leaves of knowledge (DJVU). Washington State Library's Classics in Washington History collection. Shaw & Borden. 

External links[edit]

Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Pullman.

Official website Pullman Chamber of Commerce Pullman, Washington
Pullman, Washington
at Curlie (based on DMOZ) Census
Census
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