Ethnically the population is composed of almost every nation and nationalities of Ethiopia. Because of its economic and political importance Woliso is becoming the center of different governmental and private investment sectors. Currently the town is serving as being the capital city of south west shoa zone of Oromia region. More over the availability of different infrastructures has made Woliso a strategic place for living and investment.
The vital factor that makes Woliso an ideal town is the life style its population. Regardless of ethnic and religious diversity, the population lives in harmony and tolerance. Industriousness and hospitality are the basic assets of people of Woliso, which makes the town unforgettable by anyone who spends a while in Woliso.