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Population in 2012: 3,142 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.7%
 

Males: 1,541  (49.1%)
Females: 1,601  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  32.8 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 99320.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $45,227 (it was $33,636 in 2000)
Benton City:

$45,227
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,731

Benton City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $114,846 (it was $75,700 in 2000)
Benton City:

$114,846
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $110,272; Detached houses: $131,600; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $214,571; Mobile homes: $67,294; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $31,106

Median gross rent in 2012: $757.

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Benton City races chart
  • White alone - 1,962 (65.7%)
  • Hispanic - 933 (31.2%)
  • Two or more races - 27 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 24 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 21 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 14 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.2%)

Races in Benton City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Benton City: 93.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.0%), United States (10.6%), Irish (9.0%), English (8.8%), French (3.6%), Dutch (2.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1945

Elevation: 494 feet

Land area: 1.74 square miles.

Population density: 1,805 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Benton City:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Benton City city:

  • Never married: 30.3%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

546 residents are foreign born

This city:  17.9%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Benton City, Washington as of September 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Benton City to the number of sex offenders is 286 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,537 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $593 (2.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (16.4 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (160.2 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (844.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: West Richland, WA (2.6 miles ), Richland, WA (3.2 miles ), Northwest Benton, WA (3.6 miles) , Prosser, WA (3.7 miles ), West Pasco, WA (3.8 miles ), Kennewick, WA (4.0 miles ), Pasco, WA (4.3 miles ), South Benton, WA (4.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $53,500
  • 2002: 20 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $98,900
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $88,500
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $187,900
  • 2010: 15 buildings, average cost: $170,600
  • 2011: 19 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $188,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 46.27 N, Longitude: 119.49 W

Area code: 509

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Benton City, Washington accommodation, waste management, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +834 (+46.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Benton City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 3% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/28/1991 at 01:08:58, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.0 ML, 4.3 MD, Depth: 5.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/14/1992 at 20:01:51, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 ML, 4.1 MD, Depth: 7.2 mi) earthquake occurred 59.6 miles away from Benton City center
On 8/7/1992 at 17:23:17, a magnitude 3.9 (3.7 ML, 3.9 MD, Depth: 0.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 28.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1998 at 16:43:08, a magnitude 4.0 (3.7 MB, 4.0 MD, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 58.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/30/2000 at 19:10:23, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MD) earthquake occurred 80.2 miles away from Benton City center
On 5/18/2008 at 22:19:55, a magnitude 3.7 (3.3 MW, 3.7 MD, Depth: 12.5 mi) earthquake occurred 7.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Benton County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Mudslides: 2, Fires: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Benton City:

  • KADLEC REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 10 miles away; RICHLAND, WA)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF RICHLAND (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; RICHLAND, WA)
  • CHINOOK KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; RICHLAND, WA)

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Amtrak stations near Benton City:

  • 8 miles: WEST RICHLAND (GENIE TOURS BUS STOP, 4083 W. VAN GIESEN) - Bus Station
  • 11 miles: RICHLAND (DENNY'S REST., G. WASH. WAY AT WILLIAMS) - Bus Station . Services: public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities.
  • 20 miles: PASCO (CLARK & TACOMA STS.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Operable nuclear power plant near Benton City:

  • 10 miles: WNP 2 in Richland, WA.

Local government website: ci.benton-city.wa.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Benton City:

  • Columbia Basin College (about 18 miles; Pasco, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,351)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 55 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 2,757)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 60 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 2,727)
  • Central Washington University (about 72 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 9,652)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 90 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,169)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 94 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 2,178)
  • Washington State University (about 115 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 21,748)

Public high schools in Benton City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Benton City:

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Notable location: Benton County Fire District 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Benton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 18.1. This is significantly better than average.
City:

18.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 6.95. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.95
U.S.:

12.40

Drinking water stations with addresses in Benton City and their reported violations in the past:

BENTON CITY WATER (Population served: 2175, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-31-1999), St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-31-1998), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-1998), St BCA signed (NOV-22-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-30-1998), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-1998), St BCA signed (NOV-22-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-28-1998), St Public Notif requested (FEB-28-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-28-1998), St BCA signed (NOV-22-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-31-1997), St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-31-1997), St BCA signed (NOV-22-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-30-1997), St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-1997), St BCA signed (NOV-22-1998)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-31-1997), St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-1997), St BCA signed (NOV-22-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JAN-12-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-12-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and OCT-08-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-08-2003)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-22-1998)
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
COXVILLE WATER ASSN #1 (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-2006 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 138 regular monitoring violations
ELM GROVE RV PARK (Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-20-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-20-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-20-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-20-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.6%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 9.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.2% for American Indian residents, 5.3% for other race residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.0%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.9%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Benton City, WA

Benton City compared to Washington state average:

Benton City, Washington environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Benton City (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Benton City Branch at 514 9th Street, branch established on 1958/06/05. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Benton City travel time to work - commute


Benton City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (91%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Benton City city (based on Benton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.42%
Here40.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents31.4%18.0%8.4%5.5%5.4%
Congregations3.6%20.1%6.5%7.2%3.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Conservative Baptist Association of AmericaLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents4.2%3.9%2.7%2.5%18.0%
Congregations6.5%2.2%2.9%5.8%41.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
Benton County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Benton County:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Benton County:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Here:

6.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Benton County:

27.5%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.9%
State:

13.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$12,670$50,6801$859
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,390
Health 1$3,873$46,4760$0
Sewerage 2$10,298$61,7880$0
Water Supply 2$8,996$53,9760$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,626$43,5120$0
Totals for Government 9$39,463$52,6177$2,249

Benton City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $158,000 ($50.29)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $748,000 ($238.06)
    General - Other: $290,000 ($92.30)
    Police Protection: $247,000 ($78.61)
    Housing & Community Development: $133,000 ($42.33)
    Financial Administration: $79,000 ($25.14)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $39,000 ($12.41)
    General Public Buildings: $26,000 ($8.27)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($7.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($6.37)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($5.73)
    Health Services - Other: $4,000 ($1.27)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($1.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($11.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $93,000 ($29.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.64)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.32)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $203,000 ($64.61)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Benton City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $588,000 ($187.14)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $21,000 ($6.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $191,000 ($60.79)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $41,000 ($13.05)
    General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($3.50)
    Rents: $4,000 ($1.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $831,000 ($264.48)
    All Other: $23,000 ($7.32)
    General Support: $22,000 ($7.00)
    Housing & Community Development: $15,000 ($4.77)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $179,000 ($56.97)
    Public Utilities: $156,000 ($49.65)
    Property: $98,000 ($31.19)
    NEC: $34,000 ($10.82)
    Other Selective Sales: $9,000 ($2.86)

Benton City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $661,000 ($210.38)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $629,000 ($200.19)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $32,000 ($10.18)

Benton City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,386,000 ($441.12)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $71,000 ($22.60)

8.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,090 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.09%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($296 average AGI)
Benton County:

0.07%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Franklin County, WA  1.68% ($34,415 average AGI)
from Yakima County, WA  0.67% ($31,588)
from King County, WA  0.40% ($47,844)


8.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,365 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.56%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($583 average AGI)
Benton County:

0.09%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Franklin County, WA  2.28% ($37,829 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.52% ($34,905)
to Yakima County, WA  0.46% ($32,261)

Strongest AM radio stations in Benton City:

  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KALE (960 AM; 5 kW; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KONA (610 AM; 5 kW; KENNEWICK-RICHLAND-P, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KZXR (1310 AM; 5 kW; PROSSER, WA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PROSSER LLC)
  • KZTS (1210 AM; 10 kW; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KOHU (1360 AM; 4 kW; HERMISTON, OR; Owner: WESTEND RADIO, LLC)
  • KYAK (930 AM; 10 kW; YAKIMA, WA)
  • KTCR (1340 AM; 1 kW; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KLWJ (1090 AM; daytime; 3 kW; UMATILLA, OR; Owner: UMATILLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Benton City:

  • K204DH (88.7 FM; HANFORD, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KXRX (97.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIOK (94.9 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KMNA (101.7 FM; PROSSER, WA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PROSSER LLC)
  • KONA-FM (105.3 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KFAE-FM (89.1 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KORD-FM (102.7 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEGX (106.5 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KEYW (98.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGDN (101.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: WEST PASCO FINE ARTS RADIO)
  • K261CG (100.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST CHICANO RADIO NETWORK)
  • KOLU (90.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: RIVERVIEW BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • KBLD (91.7 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KGSG (93.7 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: GOSPEL MUSIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K204CZ (88.7 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KLES (98.7 FM; MABTON, WA; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KARY-FM (100.9 FM; GRANDVIEW, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KRCW (96.3 FM; ROYAL CITY, WA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KZTB (96.7 FM; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXDD (104.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Benton City:

  • KBWU-LP (Channel 66; RICHLAND, ET AL, WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRLB-LP (Channel 49; RICHLAND, ETC., WA; Owner: RADIANT LIGHT BROADCASTING)
  • KEPR-TV (Channel 19; PASCO, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - WASHINGTON TV, L.L.C.)
  • KVVK-CA (Channel 60; KENNEWICK, ETC., WA; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
  • K54DU (Channel 54; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K04OI (Channel 4; PASCO-KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: RON BEVINS)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Benton City, Washington:
  • Fatal accident count: 2
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 2
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Washington average:
  • Fatal accident count: 119
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 53
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 300
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19

Benton City fatal accident list:

Apr 14, 1991 02:20 PM, 93170, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 10, 1981 08:30 PM, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $3,872,000
Total average daily traffic: 9,660
Total average daily truck traffic: 966
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 13,524



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$167,3703$130,9071$182,390
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$116,8551$50,380
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$110,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0119.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$121,200
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2004 2003 2002 2001 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0119.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 74
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Benton City


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Benton City, WA

Most common first names in Benton City, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert2671.9 years
William2566.4 years
John2377.0 years
James1772.3 years
Mary1778.8 years
Helen1577.9 years
George1372.5 years
Charles1168.1 years
Kenneth1069.7 years
Donald970.3 years
Most common last names in Benton City, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson971.1 years
Wilson968.8 years
Jones781.8 years
Williams785.4 years
Davis673.2 years
Morgan672.3 years
Nelson676.3 years
Thompson673.3 years
Smith677.0 years
Kendall577.4 years

Businesses in Benton City, WA

  • True Value: 1

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  • Glenn Grant (2)
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Total of 39 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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