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Pullman is a city in Whitman County.

The community was named after G.M. Pullman, railcar manufacturer.

The latitude of Pullman is 46.731N. The longitude is -117.178W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,352 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 25,237.


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Median household income
Local
$20,652
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Pullman demographic reports
Pullman is on the Palouse River.
Former and merged names include:
· Three Forks
Settled by homesteaders in the 1870s
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 36. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.4 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • National Lentil Festival - Aug. 17-18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Pullman web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Three Forks Pioneer Village Museum
Colleges and universities: Washington State University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

20% of Pullman residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Pullman ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Pullman was $13,448, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

65% of Pullman residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Pullman, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $452.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,099.


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Libraries in Pullman include Pullman (Neill) Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Pullman include Moscow-Pullman Daily News

TV stations in Pullman include KQUP, KWSU.

National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KWSU.

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Whitman County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Pullman political report.

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The average commute time for Pullman workers is 12 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Pullman include Express Hotel & Suites Pullman, Hawthorn Inn and Suites, Holiday Inn.

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