Prosser, Washington

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Population in 2019: 6,380 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +31.9%
 
Males: 3,023  (47.4%)
Females: 3,357  (52.6%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 99350.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,389 (it was $39,185 in 2000)
Prosser:

$52,389
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,172 (it was $16,302 in 2000)

Prosser city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $213,926 (it was $96,200 in 2000)
Prosser:

$213,926
WA:

$387,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $247,153; detached houses: $277,274; mobile homes: $61,212

Median gross rent in 2019: $873.

March 2019 cost of living index in Prosser: 94.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.1%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Black residents, 29.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.1% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Prosser, WA (2019)
    • 3,10448.4%Hispanic
    • 3,06847.8%White alone
    • 1322.1%American Indian alone
    • 1272.0%Asian alone
    • 480.7%Black alone
    • 110.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Prosser, Washington as of April 15, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Prosser is 1,210 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Prosser by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(19.1)
1
(19.4)
1
(19.6)
3
(58.3)
2
(37.7)
5
(86.1)
1
(16.8)
1
(17.2)
1
(17.2)
1
(17.2)
1
(17.0)
1
(16.4)
1
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
1
(19.6)
1
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(51.7)
2
(33.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.2)
1
(17.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(76.5)
3
(58.3)
5
(98.1)
2
(38.9)
2
(37.7)
11
(189.5)
10
(168.0)
8
(137.5)
19
(327.1)
5
(86.0)
14
(237.5)
18
(295.5)
11
(173.4)
5
(78.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
37
(707.7)
39
(757.3)
47
(922.1)
31
(602.2)
36
(678.9)
48
(827.0)
26
(436.8)
18
(309.4)
24
(413.2)
18
(309.4)
24
(407.1)
43
(706.0)
49
(772.6)
38
(594.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
151
(2,888)
143
(2,777)
141
(2,766)
102
(1,981)
112
(2,112)
98
(1,688)
108
(1,815)
74
(1,272)
94
(1,618)
77
(1,324)
79
(1,340)
89
(1,461)
110
(1,734)
76
(1,190)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(325.2)
16
(310.7)
19
(372.8)
10
(194.3)
13
(245.1)
15
(258.4)
21
(352.8)
16
(275.1)
17
(292.6)
11
(189.1)
5
(84.8)
16
(262.7)
17
(268.1)
10
(156.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.8)
1
(19.6)
2
(38.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.5)
1
(16.8)
1
(17.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(31.3)
City-Data.com crime index221.7221.9246.2197.2227.0268.4188.5135.8201.4125.8150.0206.0192.2126.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Prosser, WA

Crime rate in Prosser detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 15 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Washington average:

1.44
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Ancestries: English (7.3%), American (3.7%), German (3.7%), Irish (3.2%), Dutch (2.2%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1899

Elevation: 665 feet

Land area: 4.30 square miles.

Population density: 1,484 people per square mile   (low).

Prosser, Washington map

1,025 residents are foreign born (14.3% Latin America).

This city:

16.0%
Washington:

14.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,887 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,797 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (29.0 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (146.3 miles , pop. 529,121).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (841.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Northwest Benton, WA (2.0 miles ),
Grandview, WA (2.8 miles ),
Mabton, WA (3.3 miles ),
Benton City, WA (3.7 miles ),
Sunnyside, WA (3.8 miles ),
Satus, WA (4.1 miles ),
Outlook, WA (4.2 miles ),
West Richland, WA (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 46.21 N, Longitude: 119.77 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +402 (+6.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 949 (39.4%)

Area code: 509

Distribution of median household income in Prosser, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Prosser, WA in 2019
Prosser satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.1%
Washington:

5.9%
Historical population in Prosser, WA
Historical housing units in Prosser, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +308 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in Prosser, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.6%)
  • Food (10.2%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (21.4%)
  • Food (10.3%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.6%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Food (10.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Prosser, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (11.8%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Engineers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.9%)
  • Child care workers (4.8%)

Average climate in Prosser, Washington

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Prosser, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 95.2. This is worse than average.

City:

95.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Prosser-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1367% 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 148.4 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 146.9 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 154.9 miles away from Prosser center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 143.8 miles away from Prosser 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 326.0 miles away from Prosser 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 410.8 miles away from Prosser center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Benton County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers in Prosser:

  • PROSSER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 723 MEMORIAL STREET)
  • PROSSER MEMORIAL HOME HEALTH (1239 MEADE AVENUE)
  • PROSSER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (723 MEMORIAL STREET)

Airports located in Prosser:

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Amtrak station near Prosser:

  • 13 miles: SUNNYSIDE (OUTPOST TEXACO, EXIT 69, I-82) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prosser:

  • Columbia Basin College (about 32 miles; Pasco, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,111)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 45 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Central Washington University (about 67 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 72 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 89 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,951)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 102 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Washington State University (about 130 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)

Public high schools in Prosser:

Public elementary/middle schools in Prosser:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of Dan Gore - football player, Boise State
  • I wanted to let you know that your listing "Attractions" with "Wineries" does not list C R Sandidge Wines located at 2880 Lee Road Suite "A". All the other wineries are listed except them.

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Notable locations in Prosser: Prosser Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Services (A), Prosser Fire District 3 Station 310 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Prosser: Farrand Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Benton County Historical Museum (1000 Paterson Road), Prosser's Family Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 602 7th Street).

Hotels: Inn at Horse Heaven (225 Merlot Drive), Best Western Prosser Inn (225 Merlot Drive), Prosser Motel (1206 Wine Country Road), Hinzerling Winery (1520 Sheridan Avenue), Barn Restaurant (490 Wine Country Road).

Birthplace of: Kellen Moore - Football player, Mel Stottlemyre, Jr. - Baseball player and coach, Alex Kirk - College basketball player (Washington State Cougars), Brian Prior - Episcopal priest, Kelly Blair LaBounty - Olympic heptathalete.

Benton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

ALDERDALE WATER ASSN (Population served: 103, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 19 regular monitoring violations

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

  • MC CORKLES MARKET (Population served: 106, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.0%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.7%
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: 0.1% of all households
30 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
17 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
33 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Prosser (2011 data):

  • AmericanWest Bank: Prosser Financial Center at 1115 Mead Avenue, branch established on 1989/02/08. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $2,274.6 mil, Deposits: $1,889.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Skbhc Holdings Llc
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Prosser Branch at 1022 Meade Avenue, branch established on 1935/12/16. 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
  • Yakima Federal Savings and Loan Association: Prosser Branch at 601 Market Street, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,754.4 mil, Deposits: $1,384.6 mil, headquarters in Yakima, WA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 10 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Prosser:

Marital status in Prosser, WA
  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

For population 25 years and over in Prosser:

  • High school or higher: 81.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.3
Washington average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Prosser
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Prosser, WA (based on Benton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Benton County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

6.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Benton County:

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Benton County:

27.5%
State:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Benton County:

9.9%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Prosser:

46.4%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Prosser:

43.5%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Prosser:

24.0%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.4%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Prosser:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.7%
State:

32.6%

General health condition:
Prosser:

52.9%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.9%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Prosser, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$76,561$65,6244$5,152
Sewerage 6$47,688$95,3760$0
Water Supply 5$20,179$48,4300$0
Other Government Administration 4$24,372$73,11611$2,137
Financial Administration 4$16,534$49,6022$6,680
Streets and Highways 4$18,248$54,7440$0
Other and Unallocable 2$9,200$55,2000$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 3$1,002
Totals for Government 39$212,782$65,47120$14,970

Prosser government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $157,000 ($24.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000 ($9.72)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,973,000 ($309.25)
    Police Protection: $1,641,000 ($257.21)
    Water Utilities: $1,484,000 ($232.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,182,000 ($185.27)
    Regular Highways: $768,000 ($120.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $682,000 ($106.90)
    Central Staff Services: $520,000 ($81.50)
    Financial Administration: $489,000 ($76.65)
    Natural Resources - Other: $446,000 ($69.91)
    Health - Other: $257,000 ($40.28)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $205,000 ($32.13)
    General Public Buildings: $148,000 ($23.20)
    General - Other: $107,000 ($16.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $73,000 ($11.44)
    Libraries: $28,000 ($4.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $157,000 ($24.61)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $175,000 ($27.43)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $112,000 ($17.55)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $100,000 ($15.67)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $88,000 ($13.79)
    Other - Police Protection: $37,000 ($5.80)
    Other - Financial Administration: $21,000 ($3.29)
    Other - Regular Highways: $15,000 ($2.35)
    Other - General - Other: $14,000 ($2.19)
    Other - Water Utilities: $8,000 ($1.25)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($1.25)
    Other - Sewerage: $8,000 ($1.25)
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $8,000 ($1.25)
    Other - Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.31)
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $109,000 ($17.08)
    Police Protection: $104,000 ($16.30)
    Water Utilities: $75,000 ($11.76)
    Solid Waste Management: $44,000 ($6.90)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($2.66)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,127,000 ($490.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $273,000 ($42.79)

Prosser government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,656,000 ($416.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,117,000 ($175.08)
    Natural Resources - Other: $350,000 ($54.86)
    Other: $169,000 ($26.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $144,000 ($22.57)
    Regular Highways: $100,000 ($15.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $115,000 ($18.03)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $9,000 ($1.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $141,000 ($22.10)
    General Revenue - Other: $62,000 ($9.72)
    Rents: $52,000 ($8.15)
    Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($1.25)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($0.47)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,099,000 ($329.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $234,000 ($36.68)
    Highways: $197,000 ($30.88)
    Health and Hospitals: $154,000 ($24.14)
    General Local Government Support: $79,000 ($12.38)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $2,007,000 ($314.58)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,906,000 ($298.75)
    Property: $1,177,000 ($184.48)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $140,000 ($21.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $127,000 ($19.91)
    Other License: $85,000 ($13.32)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $57,000 ($8.93)

Prosser government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,706,000 ($3088.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,159,000 ($2846.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,611,000 ($252.51)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,000 ($10.03)

8.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,298 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.35% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,625 average AGI)
Benton County:

0.35%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Franklin County, WA  2.07% ($45,665 average AGI)
from Yakima County, WA  0.68% ($53,971)
from King County, WA  0.35% ($58,000)


7.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($57,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.06%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,050 average AGI)
Benton County:

0.07%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Franklin County, WA  1.99% ($46,518 average AGI)
to Yakima County, WA  0.44% ($39,710)
to King County, WA  0.41% ($58,655)
Businesses in Prosser, WA
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1H&R Block1
Best Western1KFC1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Starbucks1
Curves1Subway1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1True Value1

Strongest AM radio stations in Prosser:

  • KZXR (1310 AM; 5 kW; PROSSER, WA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PROSSER LLC)
  • KZTS (1210 AM; 10 kW; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFLD (870 AM; 10 kW; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KONA (610 AM; 5 kW; KENNEWICK-RICHLAND-P, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KALE (960 AM; 5 kW; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KYAK (930 AM; 10 kW; YAKIMA, WA)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KOHU (1360 AM; 4 kW; HERMISTON, OR; Owner: WESTEND RADIO, LLC)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYXE (1020 AM; 5 kW; SELAH, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Prosser:

  • KMNA (101.7 FM; PROSSER, WA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PROSSER LLC)
  • K204DH (88.7 FM; HANFORD, 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)
  • KZTB (96.7 FM; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KONA-FM (105.3 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • KXRX (97.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAE-FM (89.1 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KIOK (94.9 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KXDD (104.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KGDN (101.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: WEST PASCO FINE ARTS RADIO)
  • K261CG (100.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST CHICANO RADIO NETWORK)
  • KRCW (96.3 FM; ROYAL CITY, WA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KOLU (90.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: RIVERVIEW BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS)
  • KBLD (91.7 FM; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KFFM (107.3 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGSG (93.7 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: GOSPEL MUSIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Prosser:

  • K08LU (Channel 8; SUNNYSIDE-GRANDVIEW, WA; Owner: RON BEVINS)
  • K13WP (Channel 13; SUNNYSIDE, ETC., WA; Owner: RON BEVINS)
  • K05JO (Channel 5; SUNNYSIDE & PROSSER, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K10NQ (Channel 10; PROSSER, ETC., WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
Prosser fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Prosser fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 39Number of bridges
  • 571ft / 174mTotal length
  • $61,970,000Total costs
  • 174,779Total average daily traffic
  • 26,230Total average daily truck traffic
  • 141,538Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Prosser, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 91950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 161970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Prosser, WA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Prosser)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 133 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Prosser, WA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 120 (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: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Prosser)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 47 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Prosser)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
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 ORIGINATED11$146,89411$146,27941$150,1376$81,5704$95,2904$97,545
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$132,1001$67,3405$139,0622$107,6150$01$43,820
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$194,9302$60,89518$134,0713$70,8833$100,6332$86,350
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$85,7101$351,84011$124,3111$29,0000$01$150,470
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$66,7003$142,8430$01$112,4500$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0117.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 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 ORIGINATED2$164,4853$264,2030$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$194,9300$01$92,790
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$138,5500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0117.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Prosser, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Prosser, WA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 64. The highest number of fire incidents - 173 took place in 2002, and the least - 19 in 2010. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Prosser, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (57.0%), and Structure Fires (25.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Prosser, WA
    • 61857.0%Outside Fires
    • 27525.4%Structure Fires
    • 12711.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 645.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Prosser, WA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Prosser, Washington:

  • Best Western The Inn At Horse Heaven, 259 Merlot Dr, Prosser, Washington 99350 , Phone: (509) 786-7977, Fax: (509) 786-7236
  • Holiday Inn Express, 680 Wine Country Rd, Prosser, Washington 99350 , Phone: (877) 320-8454, Fax: (509) 786-1015
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Prosser, Washington
Most common first names in Prosser, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6075.5 years
William3977.9 years
Robert3871.0 years
Mary3482.3 years
James3473.0 years
Frank2375.0 years
Dorothy2279.2 years
Walter1971.9 years
Charles1974.1 years
George1977.4 years
Most common last names in Prosser, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis1771.5 years
Jones1677.1 years
Anderson1581.9 years
Smith1570.6 years
Wilson1477.4 years
Williams1470.1 years
Martin1380.9 years
Johnson1181.3 years
Evans1176.7 years
Clark1174.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Prosser, WA
  • 73.1%Electricity
  • 24.8%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Prosser, WA
  • 89.3%Electricity
  • 8.6%Utility gas
  • 2.1%No fuel used


Prosser compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Prosser on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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