Finley, Washington

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Population in 2010: 6,012. Population change since 2000: +4.2%
Males: 2,931  (48.8%)
Females: 3,081  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  37.7 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 99337.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,175 (it was $42,820 in 2000)
Finley:

$59,175
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,139 (it was $17,282 in 2000)

Finley CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $148,132 (it was $97,500 in 2000)
Finley:

$148,132
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: $943.

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  • Races in Finley, WA (2010)

    Finley races chart
    • 4,55875.8%White alone
    • 1,23120.5%Hispanic
    • 871.4%Two or more races
    • 741.2%American Indian alone
    • 350.6%Asian alone
    • 150.2%Black alone
    • 70.1%Other race alone
    • 50.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Finley: 93.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.8%), Irish (8.8%), English (8.3%), United States (5.7%), Norwegian (3.5%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 352 feet

Land area: 11.5 square miles.

Population density: 522 people per square mile   (low).

Finley,WA real estate house value index trend

Finley, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Finley:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Finley CDP:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 61.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

414 residents are foreign born (5.4% Latin America).

This place:

6.2%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,527 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,773 (1.1%)

Finley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (5.2 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (177.5 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (837.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Highland, WA (1.7 miles ), Burbank, WA (1.7 miles ), Pasco, WA (2.2 miles ), Kennewick, WA (2.3 miles ), West Pasco, WA (2.8 miles ), Wallula, WA (3.1 miles) , Richland, WA (3.6 miles ), West Richland, WA (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 46.18 N, Longitude: 119.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Finley household income distribution Finley home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Finley, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Finley-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 155% 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 179.4 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 178.8 miles away from Finley center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 294.6 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 174.1 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 400.3 miles away from Finley center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 423.0 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).
Finley topographic map

Birthplace of: Chad Ward - 2005 NFL player (San Diego Chargers, born: Jan 12, 1977).

Hospitals and medical centers near Finley:

  • KENNEWICK GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; KENNEWICK, WA)
  • KENNEWICK GENERAL HOSP HH (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; KENNEWICK, WA)
  • CANYON LAKES RESTORATIVE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; KENNEWICK, WA)
  • TRI-CITIES CHAPLAINCY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; KENNEWICK, WA)
  • AVALON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER - PASCO (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PASCO, WA)
  • VISTAVUE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; KENNEWICK, WA)
  • FMC COLUMBIA BASIN (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; KENNEWICK, WA)

Amtrak stations near Finley:

  • 5 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.
  • 13 miles: RICHLAND (DENNY'S REST., G. WASH. WAY AT WILLIAMS) - Bus Station . Services: public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities.
  • 16 miles: WEST RICHLAND (GENIE TOURS BUS STOP, 4083 W. VAN GIESEN) - Bus Station

Operable nuclear power plant near Finley:

  • 13 miles: WNP 2 in Richland, WA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Finley:

  • Columbia Basin College (about 7 miles; Pasco, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,111)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 38 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 76 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 76 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Central Washington University (about 91 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Washington State University (about 99 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 99 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)

Public high schools in Finley:

Public elementary/middle schools in Finley:

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Notable location: Benton County Fire District 1 Station 120 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Finley: Two Rivers Park (1). 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 2012 was 64.2. This is about average.

City:

64.2
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 6.95. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.95
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 3.8%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.3%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.5%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Finley, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Finley compared to Washington state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Washington average:

11.4

Finley travel time to work - commute Finley mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (90%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Finley CDP (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%

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 Finley:

  • KONA (610 AM; 5 kW; KENNEWICK-RICHLAND-P, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KALE (960 AM; 5 kW; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KTCR (1340 AM; 1 kW; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KOHU (1360 AM; 4 kW; HERMISTON, OR; Owner: WESTEND RADIO, LLC)
  • KLWJ (1090 AM; daytime; 3 kW; UMATILLA, OR; Owner: UMATILLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZTS (1210 AM; 10 kW; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KUJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KZXR (1310 AM; 5 kW; PROSSER, WA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PROSSER LLC)
  • KUMA (1290 AM; 5 kW; PENDLETON, OR; Owner: ROUND-UP RADIO, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Finley:

  • KIOK (94.9 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KXRX (97.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KONA-FM (105.3 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KEYW (98.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K261CG (100.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST CHICANO RADIO NETWORK)
  • KFAE-FM (89.1 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KORD-FM (102.7 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOLU (90.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: RIVERVIEW BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • KEGX (106.5 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KBLD (91.7 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KGSG (93.7 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: GOSPEL MUSIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KGDN (101.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: WEST PASCO FINE ARTS RADIO)
  • K204CZ (88.7 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KUJ-FM (99.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KOLW (97.9 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K204DH (88.7 FM; HANFORD, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KHSS (100.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: TWO HEARTS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KRKL (93.3 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KRCW (96.3 FM; ROYAL CITY, WA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KNLT (95.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Finley:

  • KNDU (Channel 25; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • KEPR-TV (Channel 19; PASCO, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - WASHINGTON TV, L.L.C.)
  • KVEW (Channel 42; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTNW (Channel 31; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KBWU-LP (Channel 66; RICHLAND, ET AL, WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K62EM (Channel 62; KENNEWICK & PASCO, WA; Owner: RON BEVINS)
  • KRLB-LP (Channel 49; RICHLAND, ETC., WA; Owner: RADIANT LIGHT BROADCASTING)
  • KVVK-CA (Channel 60; KENNEWICK, ETC., WA; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
  • K76CQ (Channel 76; PASCO, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSIGTY)
  • K54DU (Channel 54; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K57HF (Channel 57; KENNEWICK, ETC., WA; Owner: RON BEVINS)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $5,210,000Total costs
  • 999Total average daily traffic
  • 259Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,399Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Finley)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • JOE BUTTE, 5.7 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 46.103444 Lon: -119.128889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQCT643
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.356 MHz, 941.356 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/23/2005, Expiration Date: 05/23/2015, Certifier: Brad G Zielie
    Registrant: Union Pacific Railroad Company, 1400 Douglas St. Stop 0650, Omaha, NE 68179, Phone: (402) 544-1777, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:
  • HEDGES, Approx. 0.7 Mi Ese Of The Intersetion Of S Finley Rd And E Chochran Rd (Lat: 46.158583 Lon: -119.019556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 35.1 m, Call Sign: WQPT732
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/14/2012, Expiration Date: 08/14/2022, Certifier: Steven T Campbell
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$147,58811$204,22067$170,8065$80,4241$105,96035$132,962
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$279,3100$06$185,9332$111,3950$01$127,160
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$182,9432$151,88028$134,4535$42,9281$107,5908$116,966
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$218,6641$145,63027$155,6944$135,4431$80,9709$133,858
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$101,7241$59,7700$01$63,580

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0115.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$218,9902$189,1050$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$73,3601$148,8901$73,360
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$150,5201$87,4900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$89,6600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0115.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
  • Service Call: 1
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