Benton City, Washington

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Population in 2014: 3,191 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.6%
 
Males: 1,597  (50.1%)
Females: 1,594  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  32.6 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 99320.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,008 (it was $33,636 in 2000)
Benton City:

$47,008
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,055 (it was $13,971 in 2000)

Benton City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $107,878 (it was $75,700 in 2000)
Benton City:

$107,878
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $208,026; Detached houses: $227,436; Townhouses or other attached units: $258,801; In 2-unit structures: $151,163; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $207,581; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $151,090; Mobile homes: $81,515; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,844

Median gross rent in 2013: $721.

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  • Races in Benton City, WA (2010)

    Benton City races chart
    • 2,05767.7%White alone
    • 86528.5%Hispanic
    • 591.9%Two or more races
    • 280.9%American Indian alone
    • 120.4%Black alone
    • 90.3%Asian alone
    • 50.2%Other race alone
    • 30.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Benton City: 92.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.4%), United States (9.6%), English (7.0%), Irish (6.6%), French (3.4%), Swedish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1945

Elevation: 494 feet

Land area: 1.74 square miles.

Population density: 1,834 people per square mile   (low).

Benton City,WA real estate house value index trend

Benton City, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Benton City:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Benton City city:

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

622 residents are foreign born (15.3% Latin America).

This city:

19.6%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,559 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $829 (3.3%)

Benton City satellite photo by USGS

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (157.1 miles , pop. 480,100).

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
  • 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
  • 2013: 17 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $200,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.27 N, Longitude: 119.49 W

Area code: 509

Benton City household income distribution Benton City home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +834 (+46.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Benton City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Benton City, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Benton City-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 157% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 158.0 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 157.3 miles away from Benton City center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 153.0 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 315.9 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 411.2 miles away from Benton City center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 444.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), 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: 8, Storms: 5, Fires: 2, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Benton City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Benton City:

  • KADLEC REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (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)
  • LOURDES COUNSELING CENTER (Hospital, about 10 miles away; RICHLAND, WA)
  • RICHLAND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; RICHLAND, WA)
  • TRI-CITIES HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; KENNEWICK, WA)
  • FMC COLUMBIA BASIN (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; KENNEWICK, WA)

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.

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

  • Columbia Basin College (about 18 miles; Pasco, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,111)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 55 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 60 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Central Washington University (about 72 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 90 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,951)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 94 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Washington State University (about 116 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)

Public high school 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 130. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

130
U.S.:

75

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

20.0

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

City:

6.95
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.5%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.3% for American Indian residents, 13.4% for other race residents, 19.4% 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

Benton City, Washington environmental map by EPA

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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.2
Washington average:

11.4

Benton City travel time to work - commute Benton City mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic26,5005
Evangelical Protestant20,94386
Other16,14543
Mainline Protestant10,21728
None101,372-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.8%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.0%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Benton City:

24.1%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.5%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Benton City:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.1%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
This city:

53.2%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Benton City, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$10,676$42,7040$0
Other Government Administration 6$1,500$3,0000$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,550$42,6000$0
Streets and Highways 2$7,002$42,0120$0
Sewerage 1$5,680$68,1600$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,934$47,2080$0
Totals for Government 14$32,342$27,7220$0

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $158,000 ($49.51)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $748,000 ($234.41)
    General - Other: $290,000 ($90.88)
    Police Protection: $247,000 ($77.41)
    Housing & Community Development: $133,000 ($41.68)
    Financial Administration: $79,000 ($24.76)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $39,000 ($12.22)
    General Public Buildings: $26,000 ($8.15)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($6.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($6.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $18,000 ($5.64)
    Health Services - Other: $4,000 ($1.25)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($1.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $36,000 ($11.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $93,000 ($29.14)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,000 ($0.63)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $203,000 ($63.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $588,000 ($184.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $21,000 ($6.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $191,000 ($59.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $41,000 ($12.85)
    General Revenue, NEC: $11,000 ($3.45)
    Rents: $4,000 ($1.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $831,000 ($260.42)
    All Other: $23,000 ($7.21)
    General Support: $22,000 ($6.89)
    Housing & Community Development: $15,000 ($4.70)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $179,000 ($56.10)
    Public Utilities: $156,000 ($48.89)
    Property: $98,000 ($30.71)
    NEC: $34,000 ($10.65)
    Other Selective Sales: $9,000 ($2.82)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $661,000 ($207.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $629,000 ($197.12)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $32,000 ($10.03)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,386,000 ($434.35)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $71,000 ($22.25)

8.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.19%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($339 average AGI)
Benton County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Franklin County, WA  1.78% ($38,754 average AGI)
from Yakima County, WA  0.57% ($36,501)
from King County, WA  0.39% ($46,344)


6.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($490 average AGI)
Benton County:

0.06%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Franklin County, WA  2.08% ($41,079 average AGI)
to Yakima County, WA  0.45% ($30,285)
to King County, WA  0.40% ($42,916)

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)
Benton City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


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
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 9,472Total average daily traffic
  • 947Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,508Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
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

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

BENTON CITY WATER (Population served: 3,740, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1998, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (NOV-22-1998), Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-30-2009)
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
ELM GROVE RV PARK (Population served: 148, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
COXVILLE WATER ASSN #1 (Population served: 52, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 1564 regular monitoring violations
BAR 80 RANCHETTES (Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

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

Incident types - Benton City

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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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (93%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Businesses in Benton City, WA

  • True Value: 1

Benton City compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 15 pilots and 17 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Raymond S. Addleman (8)
  • Glenn J. Grant (7)
  • Gordon A. Anderson (5)
  • Christian Robert Lentz (4)
  • Glenn Grant (3)
  • Kristin Mills (3)
  • Jeffrey Schneider (3)
  • Walter R. Park (2)
  • John T. Munley (2)
  • Ronald Gilbert (2)

Total of 52 patent applications in 2008-2016.