Pasco, Washington

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Population in 2014: 68,648 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +114.1%
Males: 35,593  (51.8%)
Females: 33,055  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  28.8 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 99301.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,844 (it was $34,540 in 2000)
Pasco:

$55,844
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,211 (it was $13,404 in 2000)

Pasco city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $162,500 (it was $86,500 in 2000)
Pasco:

$162,500
WA:

$250,800

Median gross rent in 2013: $837.

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  • Races in Pasco, WA (2013)

    Pasco races chart
    • 38,77255.1%Hispanic
    • 26,88238.2%White alone
    • 1,8292.6%Asian alone
    • 1,5672.2%Two or more races
    • 9241.3%Black alone
    • 3710.5%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pasco: 93.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (8.9%), Irish (5.9%), English (5.3%), United States (4.2%), Norwegian (1.9%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1891

Elevation: 383 feet

Land area: 28.1 square miles.

Population density: 2,445 people per square mile   (low).

Pasco,WA real estate house value index trend

Pasco, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Pasco:

  • High school or higher: 70.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 12.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pasco city:

  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

16,566 residents are foreign born (21.0% Latin America).

This city:

23.5%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Pasco, Washington as of May 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Pasco to the number of sex offenders is 3,114 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,108 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,615 (1.1%)

Pasco satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (3.4 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (173.0 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (841.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Kennewick, WA (1.9 miles ), West Pasco, WA (1.9 miles ), Finley, WA (2.2 miles ), Highland, WA (2.3 miles ), Burbank, WA (2.4 miles ), Richland, WA (3.0 miles ), West Richland, WA (3.5 miles ), Wallula, WA (3.8 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 217 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 1998: 160 buildings, average cost: $92,400
  • 1999: 194 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 2000: 228 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2001: 380 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2002: 738 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2003: 871 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2004: 1031 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2005: 1008 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2006: 729 buildings, average cost: $182,500
  • 2007: 518 buildings, average cost: $194,600
  • 2008: 398 buildings, average cost: $195,600
  • 2009: 467 buildings, average cost: $347,100
  • 2010: 530 buildings, average cost: $209,900
  • 2011: 483 buildings, average cost: $218,200
  • 2012: 314 buildings, average cost: $231,000
  • 2013: 205 buildings, average cost: $244,400
  • 2014: 219 buildings, average cost: $246,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.24 N, Longitude: 119.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -9,138 (-13.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,343 (32.6%)

Area code: 509

Pasco household income distribution Pasco home values distribution

Crime rates in Pasco by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Murders 20303
per 100,000 6.10.07.80.06.3
Rapes 1620121919
per 100,000 48.555.931.044.340.2
Robberies 3120362934
per 100,000 93.955.993.167.771.9
Assaults 102659150103
per 100,000 308.9181.6235.2116.7217.8
Burglaries 262237334413388
per 100,000 793.5662.3863.4963.6820.4
Thefts 1,1491,1601,2291,3891,199
per 100,000 3,480.03,241.73,177.03,240.62,535.3
Auto thefts 134116143213194
per 100,000 405.9324.2369.7496.9410.2
Arson 065615
per 100,000 0.016.812.914.031.7
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 318.1) 380.9310.2344.0327.0312.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Pasco detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 82 (69 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.00
Washington average:

1.47

Pasco tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +8,359 (+35.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Pasco, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Pasco-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 154% 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 175.3 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 175.0 miles away from Pasco 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 298.8 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 170.0 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 405.0 miles away from Pasco center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 426.3 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 Franklin County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pasco topographic map

Birthplace of: Chuck Palahniuk - Novelist, Ron Silliman - Poet, Brian Urlacher - 2005 NFL player (Chicago Bears, born: May 25, 1978), Bruce Kison - Baseball player and coach, Ray Washburn - Baseball player, Michael Jackson (linebacker) - Football player, Jeannie Russell - Actor, Kathy Brock - Television personality, Maris Wrixon - Actor, Rich Beck - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Pasco:

  • LOURDES MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 520 N FOURTH AVENUE)
  • AVALON HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER - PASCO (2004 N 22ND AVENUE)
  • OUR LADY OF LOURDES LTCU (520 NORTH FOURTH)
  • MID-COLUMBIA KIDNEY CENTER (6825 BURDEN BLVD STE A)

Airports and heliports located in Pasco:

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Amtrak station:

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 Pasco:

  • 9 miles: WNP 2 in Richland, WA.

College/University in Pasco:

  • Columbia Basin College (Full-time enrollment: 5,111; Location: 2600 N 20th Ave; Public; Website: www.columbiabasin.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Pasco:

  • Walla Walla Community College (about 42 miles; Walla Walla, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,263)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 72 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 81 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Central Washington University (about 87 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Washington State University (about 99 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 101 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 101 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,951)

Public high schools in Pasco:

Private high schools in Pasco:

  • TRI-CITY JUNIOR ACADEMY (Students: 179, Location: 4115 W HENRY ST, Grades: PK-10)
  • KINGSPOINT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 174, Location: 7900 W COURT ST, Grades: KG-12)
  • TRI-CITIES PREP (Students: 162, Location: 9612 SAINT THOMAS DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • RIVERVIEW BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 145, Location: 4921 W WERNETT RD, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Pasco:

Private elementary/middle school in Pasco:

  • ST PATRICK'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 256, Location: 106 N 14TH AVE, Grades: PK-8)
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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birth place of Washington State Benchpress Champion Chad Anderson

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Notable locations in Pasco: Port of Pasco (A), Port of Pasco Industrial Park (B), Court Street Plaza (C), American Medical Response (D), Pasco Fire Department / Ambulance Service Station 82 Airport (E), Pasco Fire Department / Ambulance Service Station 83 (F), Franklin County Fire District 3 Station 32 (G), Pasco Fire Department / Ambulance Service Station 81 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: West Side Shopping Center (1), Griggs Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: City View Cemetery (1), Columbia Memorial Gardens (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pasco include: Martin Luther King Jr Community Center (1), Edgar Brown Memorial Stadium (2), Sylvester Park (3), Sacajawea State Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Franklin County Historical Museum (305 North 4th Avenue) (1), Pasco City - Public Works Department- Water Treatment Plant (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1306 West B) (2), Jenkins Carriage (4212 W Roberta Rd) (3), Adventure Tours (Tours & Charters; 5381 Columbia River Road) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: AMC Internet Consultants (912 West Margaret) (1), Amerisuites Pasco at Trac (4525 Convention Place) (2), Tahitian Motor Inn (2724 West Lewis Street) (3), Airport Motel & Restaurant (2532 North 4th Avenue) (4), King City Truck Stop - Motel Mart (2100 East Hillsboro Street) (5), Doubletree Hotel (2525 North 20th Avenue) (6), Budget Inn (1520 North Oregon Avenue) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Congress - Representatives- Washington- Hastings Doc (2715 Saint Andrews Loop Suite D) (1), Franklin County - District Court (1016 North 4th Avenue) (2), Pasco City - Municipal Court County Courthouse (1015 North 5th Avenue) (3), Franklin County - Superior Court Clerk- Jury Call In (1016 North 4th Avenue) (4), Franklin County - Superior Court Judges (1016 North 4th Avenue) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Franklin 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 4.8 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 4.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.95
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.4%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% for Black residents, 28.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.9% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 38.4% for other race residents, 17.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.3 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  77.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Pasco in 2010:

  • 178 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 98 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 55 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Pasco in 2000:

  • 134 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 116 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 34 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 9 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Pasco, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Pasco (2011 data):

  • Bank Reale: at 5205 Road 68, branch established on 2006/09/18; Courier Branch at 5205 Road 68, branch established on 2006/10/13. Info updated 2010/02/23: Bank assets: $47.1 mil, Deposits: $42.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Westside Branch at 1840 West Court, branch established on 1964/05/14; Pasco Branch at 215 North 10th Avenue, branch established on 1962/04/16. 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
  • Bank of the West: Pasco Branch at 1115 West Clark Street, branch established on 1954/01/01; Riverview Branch at 3525 West Court Street, branch established on 1979/12/27. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Pasco Branch at 1204 North 20th, branch established on 1977/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • Banner Bank: Pasco Branch at 3211 W. Court St., branch established on 2002/08/05. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $4,048.2 mil, Deposits: $3,348.4 mil, headquarters in Walla Walla, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 87 total offices, Holding Company: Banner Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Pasco Branch at 350 West Lewis Street, branch established on 1937/10/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Community First Bank: West Pasco Branch at 4720 Broadmoor Blvd., branch established on 2008/07/25. Info updated 2007/05/31: Bank assets: $199.8 mil, Deposits: $179.7 mil, headquarters in Kennewick, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Community First Bancorporation, Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Pasco Branch at 2701 West Court Street Suite B, branch established on 1996/09/11. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Columbia State Bank: Pasco Branch at 4725 Road 68, branch established on 2006/05/08. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

20.1
Washington average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pasco city (based on Franklin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,93844
Catholic7,4783
Other7,46523
Mainline Protestant1,25910
Black Protestant2071
Orthodox1621
None50,654-
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: 12
Franklin County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Franklin County:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Franklin County:

3.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 31
Here:

4.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

26.7%
Washington:

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

18.4%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.2%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pasco:

44.3%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.7%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pasco:

9.4%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Pasco:

6.7
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pasco:

29.1%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Here:

53.9%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Pasco:

80.2%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pasco, 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 17$76,432$53,9522$5,907
Other Government Administration 11$71,581$78,0887$7,459
Judicial and Legal 14$56,444$48,3812$8,519
Police Protection - Officers 65$430,455$79,4690$0
Police - Other 12$52,598$52,5980$0
Firefighters 50$349,670$83,9211$1,594
Fire - Other 1$3,759$45,1080$0
Streets and Highways 29$119,073$49,2721$2,168
Sewerage 20$120,971$72,5831$1,594
Parks and Recreation 17$90,869$64,14321$14,004
Housing and Community Development(Local) 15$72,577$58,0621$987
Water Supply 21$109,560$62,6060$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,789$57,4680$0
Totals for Government 273$1,558,778$68,51836$42,232

Pasco government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $1,229,000 ($17.90)
    Regular Highways: $555,000 ($8.08)
    General - Other: $146,000 ($2.13)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,513,000 ($80.31)
    General - Other: $3,307,000 ($48.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,457,000 ($35.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,384,000 ($34.73)
    Sewerage: $2,230,000 ($32.48)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,517,000 ($22.10)
    Water Utilities: $1,500,000 ($21.85)
    Health - Other: $1,404,000 ($20.45)
    Financial Administration: $1,223,000 ($17.82)
    Central Staff Services: $1,075,000 ($15.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,035,000 ($15.08)
    Regular Highways: $820,000 ($11.94)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $819,000 ($11.93)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $151,000 ($2.20)
    Corrections - Other: $116,000 ($1.69)
    Housing and Community Development: $93,000 ($1.35)
    Libraries: $46,000 ($0.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,161,000 ($31.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $4,507,000 ($65.65)
    Regular Highways: $4,285,000 ($62.42)
    General - Other: $2,644,000 ($38.52)
    Sewerage: $2,362,000 ($34.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,027,000 ($14.96)
    Health - Other: $221,000 ($3.22)
    Housing and Community Development: $124,000 ($1.81)
    Police Protection: $39,000 ($0.57)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.03)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.03)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,310,000 ($208.45)

Pasco government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,355,000 ($136.27)
    All Other: $2,565,000 ($37.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $432,000 ($6.29)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $201,000 ($2.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $54,000 ($0.79)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $629,000 ($9.16)
    All Other: $225,000 ($3.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $236,000 ($3.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,169,000 ($17.03)
    Rents: $884,000 ($12.88)
    Fines and Forfeits: $694,000 ($10.11)
    Special Assessments: $685,000 ($9.98)
    Donations From Private Sources: $567,000 ($8.26)
    General Revenue, NEC: $373,000 ($5.43)
    Sale of Property: $41,000 ($0.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $6,226,000 ($90.69)
    Electric Utilities: $15,000 ($0.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,433,000 ($20.87)
    All Other: $522,000 ($7.60)
    General Local Government Support: $463,000 ($6.74)
    Health and Hospitals: $18,000 ($0.26)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,857,000 ($114.45)
    Public Utilities Sales: $7,314,000 ($106.54)
    Property: $4,883,000 ($71.13)
    Other License: $1,959,000 ($28.54)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $848,000 ($12.35)
    Other Selective Sales: $658,000 ($9.59)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $271,000 ($3.95)
    Amusements Sales: $49,000 ($0.71)

Pasco government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $56,484,000 ($822.81)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $55,468,000 ($808.01)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,400,000 ($64.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,384,000 ($49.29)

Pasco government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,130,000 ($366.07)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,248,000 ($47.31)

10.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,954 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.48%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($237 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.04%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Benton County, WA  4.99% ($41,079 average AGI)
from Yakima County, WA  0.45% ($35,546)
from Walla Walla County, WA  0.30% ($39,795)


8.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.35%
Washington average:

6.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Benton County, WA  4.44% ($38,754 average AGI)
to Walla Walla County, WA  0.34% ($37,136)
to Yakima County, WA  0.23% ($24,200)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pasco:

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KZTS (1210 AM; 10 kW; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZXR (1310 AM; 5 kW; PROSSER, WA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PROSSER LLC)
  • KLWJ (1090 AM; daytime; 3 kW; UMATILLA, OR; Owner: UMATILLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUJ (1420 AM; 5 kW; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pasco:

  • KXRX (97.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIOK (94.9 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KEGX (106.5 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KGDN (101.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: WEST PASCO FINE ARTS RADIO)
  • 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.)
  • K204DH (88.7 FM; HANFORD, 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)
  • KHSS (100.7 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: TWO HEARTS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KRCW (96.3 FM; ROYAL CITY, WA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KRKL (93.3 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KMNA (101.7 FM; PROSSER, WA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PROSSER LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Pasco:

  • KEPR-TV (Channel 19; PASCO, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - WASHINGTON TV, L.L.C.)
  • KNDU (Channel 25; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • 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.)
  • KRLB-LP (Channel 49; RICHLAND, ETC., WA; Owner: RADIANT LIGHT BROADCASTING)
  • KVVK-CA (Channel 60; KENNEWICK, ETC., WA; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
  • K54DU (Channel 54; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Pasco fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 38Number of bridges
  • 361m1,184ftTotal length
  • $140,944,000Total costs
  • 747,232Total average daily traffic
  • 69,010Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 131980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Pasco, WA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pasco)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 216 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Pasco, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 78 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 240 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pasco)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Pasco)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 105 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED495$145,768216$150,840667$141,52837$84,7061$1,238,00046$103,29637$83,772
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED22$144,36216$132,474101$134,98711$69,5940$05$78,5024$67,438
APPLICATIONS DENIED66$129,39130$119,291357$127,29036$56,9801$11,488,00020$117,56518$73,350
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN40$143,35824$128,745230$135,68315$82,1250$010$128,1547$86,751
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$144,8684$150,03859$127,0103$61,7530$05$125,5822$115,940

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.00, 0203.00, 0204.00, 0205.02, 0206.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED59$169,49181$167,7693$150,043
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$150,86619$177,7452$126,970
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$142,31310$140,9331$145,230
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$316,8204$225,3101$145,230
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$303,5101$151,8701$159,670

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.00, 0203.00, 0204.00, 0205.02, 0206.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

GENERAL STORE (Population served: 1,104, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
BURBANK IRRIGATION DISTRICT 4 (Population served: 527, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
CANYON VILLAGE WATER SYSTEM INC (Population served: 310, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2005)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 104 regular monitoring violations
CLARK ADDITION WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 189, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
CONAGRA FOODS LAMB WESTON - FARM (Population served: 107, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 43 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pasco that have no violations reported:

  • BURBANK HEIGHTS (Population served: 177, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CLEARWATER DOMESTIC WATER ASSN (Population served: 78, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 248
  • Hazardous Condition: 49
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Pasco

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pasco, Washington:

  • Sleep Inn, 9930 Bedford St, Pasco, Washington 99301 , Phone: (509) 545-9554, Fax: (509) 544-9548
  • Thunderbird Motel, 414 W Columbia St, Pasco, Washington 99301 , Phone: (509) 547-9506
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Pasco/Tri Citie, 4525 Convention Pl, Pasco, Washington 99301 , Phone: (509) 543-7000, Fax: (509) 542-9315
  • Best Western Pasco Inn And Suites, 2811 N 20th Ave, Pasco, Washington 99301 , Phone: (509) 543-7722, Fax: (509) 547-1144
  • Loyalty Inn, 1801 W Lewis St, Pasco, Washington 99301 , Phone: (509) 547-0791, Fax: (509) 547-8632
  • My Place Hotel, 6830 Rodeo Dr, Pasco, Washington 99301 , Phone: (509) 545-2186
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pasco, Washington
Most common first names in Pasco, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John15173.7 years
William13274.6 years
Mary13078.7 years
James11871.6 years
Robert11471.5 years
George9475.1 years
Charles8072.6 years
Dorothy6077.9 years
Helen5974.4 years
Donald5870.3 years
Most common last names in Pasco, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6172.8 years
Johnson5373.7 years
Brown4673.7 years
Miller4377.2 years
Jones3274.2 years
Davis3172.2 years
Anderson3177.2 years
Clark2574.2 years
Thompson2475.1 years
Williams2376.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Pasco, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2KFC1
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Albertsons1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Applebee's1Mazda1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Motel 61
Baskin-Robbins1Nike4
Best Western1Nissan1
Blockbuster1Panda Express1
Budget Car Rental1Payless1
Burger King2Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K5Quiznos1
ColorTyme1Rite Aid2
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Sleep Inn1
Discount Tire1Sprint Nextel2
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks1
DressBarn1Subaru1
Dressbarn1Subway4
FedEx5Super 81
Firestone Complete Auto Care1T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell2
GNC3U-Haul3
GameStop1U.S. Cellular2
Goodwill1UPS3
H&R Block2Walgreens3
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
IHOP1Wendy's1
Jack In The Box2

Pasco compared to Washington state average:

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

Pasco on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the highest increase in household income from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest precipitation differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 (population 50,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest percentage of elementary and middle school students in private schools (5,000+ students)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average yearly precipitation (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 100 low-educated but high-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest minimum monthly sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most cars per house, population 50,000+"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
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