People gather around a giant bowl of chili during the National Lentil Festival in Pullman.

Courtesy of the Pullman Chamber of Commerce

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How We Calculate Our Data
Civics 59
Demographics 38
Economy 54
Education 79
Health 68
Housing 45
Infrastructure 64

#91. Pullman, WA

Best known as home to Washington State University, residents in the college community of Pullman have a median age of less than 23 years old. Amenities include a highly regarded parks system, and the city is served by Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport as well as Pullman Regional Hospital. One of the main employers in Pullman is international power-industry giant Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, and Pullman also has a strong agricultural sector and hosts a popular annual National Lentil Festival.

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