West Richland, Washington

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Population in 2013: 13,003 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +55.1%
Males: 6,479  (49.8%)
Females: 6,524  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  37.3 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 99353.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $80,810 (it was $57,750 in 2000)
West Richland:

$80,810
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,786 (it was $22,499 in 2000)

West Richland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $192,682 (it was $111,000 in 2000)
West Richland:

$192,682
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: $828.

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  • Races in West Richland, WA (2013)

    West Richland races chart
    • 10,56383.3%White alone
    • 1,45811.5%Hispanic
    • 3192.5%Two or more races
    • 1090.9%American Indian alone
    • 1200.9%Asian alone
    • 320.3%Black alone
    • 100.08%Other race alone
    • 30.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in West Richland: 92.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.6%), English (11.8%), Irish (11.2%), United States (5.6%), Norwegian (4.7%), Scottish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1955

Elevation: 420 feet

Land area: 21.7 square miles.

Population density: 599 people per square mile   (low).

West Richland,WA real estate house value index trend

West Richland, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in West Richland:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Richland city:

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 64.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

503 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

4.0%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,142 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,597 (1.0%)

West Richland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kennewick, WA (11.2 miles , pop. 54,693).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (161.3 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (845.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Richland, WA (1.9 miles ), Benton City, WA (2.6 miles ), West Pasco, WA (2.9 miles ), Kennewick, WA (3.3 miles ), Pasco, WA (3.5 miles ), Highland, WA (3.8 miles ), Finley, WA (4.0 miles ), Burbank, WA (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 112 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 1999: 103 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2000: 81 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2001: 83 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2002: 86 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2003: 91 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2004: 184 buildings, average cost: $159,600
  • 2005: 145 buildings, average cost: $168,700
  • 2006: 131 buildings, average cost: $166,700
  • 2007: 141 buildings, average cost: $185,500
  • 2008: 150 buildings, average cost: $184,100
  • 2009: 137 buildings, average cost: $175,100
  • 2010: 135 buildings, average cost: $199,800
  • 2011: 118 buildings, average cost: $244,300
  • 2012: 141 buildings, average cost: $233,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.29 N, Longitude: 119.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,330 (-34.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 643 (11.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

West Richland household income distribution West Richland home values distribution

Crime rates in West Richland by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 211022221440
per 100,000 23.511.610.90.020.719.819.118.79.033.833.30.0
Robberies 200102000201
per 100,000 23.50.00.010.60.019.80.00.00.016.90.08.1
Assaults 5112297523781513
per 100,000 58.7127.4240.195.772.649.619.128.162.767.6125.0105.7
Burglaries 282641494139433026225241
per 100,000 328.7301.1447.4521.3425.4387.0410.4280.7232.9185.8433.5333.3
Thefts 797586104114132659814413410897
per 100,000 927.3868.7938.51,106.41,182.71,309.9620.4916.81,290.11,131.8900.3788.4
Auto thefts 94681469311662
per 100,000 105.646.365.585.1145.259.585.928.198.550.750.016.3
Arson 000023211111
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.020.729.819.19.49.08.48.38.1
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.0) 115.1102.3142.0119.2130.0125.986.385.9103.6117.1132.486.5

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Crime rate in West Richland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.08
Washington average:

1.49
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,348 (+107.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (20%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in West Richland, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

West Richland-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 156% 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 163.1 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 162.7 miles away from West Richland center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 157.8 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 310.9 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 411.3 miles away from West Richland center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 438.6 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).
West Richland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near West Richland:

  • KADLEC REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; RICHLAND, WA)
  • LOURDES COUNSELING CENTER (Hospital, about 4 miles away; RICHLAND, WA)
  • RICHLAND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; RICHLAND, WA)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF RICHLAND (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; RICHLAND, WA)
  • CHINOOK KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; RICHLAND, WA)
  • TRI-CITIES HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; KENNEWICK, WA)
  • FMC COLUMBIA BASIN (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; KENNEWICK, WA)

Amtrak station:

WEST RICHLAND (GENIE TOURS BUS STOP, 4083 W. VAN GIESEN) - Bus Station

Operable nuclear power plant near West Richland:

  • 4 miles: WNP 2 in Richland, WA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Richland:

  • Columbia Basin College (about 12 miles; Pasco, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,111)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 54 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 60 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Central Washington University (about 75 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 91 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 92 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,951)
  • Washington State University (about 109 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)

Public elementary/middle schools in West Richland:

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Notable locations in West Richland: Ledbeder Substation (A), West Richland Municipal Golf Course (B), Benton County Fire Protection District 4 Station 410 (C), Benton County Fire Protection District 4 (D). Display/hide their locations 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 7.8 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 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.95
U.S.:

9.14

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

COLUMBIA VIEW WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 350, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-01-2010 to APR-01-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-01-2010 to APR-01-2010)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Nitrate
  • 35 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 20 regular monitoring violations
INGALLS CREEK ENRICHMENT CENTER (Population served: 34, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2014)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HORN RAPIDS PARK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 20, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.5%
(4.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.7% for American Indian residents, 36.6% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.5%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
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
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

West Richland, Washington environmental map by EPA

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West Richland compared to Washington state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Washington average:

11.4

West Richland travel time to work - commute West Richland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (88%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for West Richland city (based on Benton County data)

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

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 19
Benton County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Benton County:

27.5%
Washington:

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

9.9%
State:

13.9%
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 6$26,944$53,8880$0
Other Government Administration 1$5,925$71,1008$3,400
Police Protection - Officers 15$87,123$69,6980$0
Police - Other 2$7,678$46,0680$0
Streets and Highways 2$9,075$54,4500$0
Sewerage 4$18,363$55,0892$3,045
Parks and Recreation 2$9,981$59,8863$2,686
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$28,206$67,6941$1,794
Water Supply 5$23,039$55,2941$2,139
Other and Unallocable 5$29,274$70,2581$1,225
Totals for Government 47$245,608$62,70816$14,289

West Richland government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $284,000 ($21.84)
    Regular Highways: $29,000 ($2.23)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($0.46)
    General: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,088,000 ($83.67)
    Water Utilities: $654,000 ($50.30)
    Central Staff Services: $442,000 ($33.99)
    Sewerage: $437,000 ($33.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $429,000 ($32.99)
    Financial Administration: $247,000 ($19.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $180,000 ($13.84)
    Regular Highways: $127,000 ($9.77)
    General - Other: $123,000 ($9.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $94,000 ($7.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $257,000 ($19.76)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $242,000 ($18.61)
    Regular Highways: $219,000 ($16.84)
    Parks & Recreation: $137,000 ($10.54)
    Police Protection: $99,000 ($7.61)
    Sewerage: $35,000 ($2.69)
    Financial Administration: $23,000 ($1.77)
    Central Staff: $6,000 ($0.46)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,738,000 ($133.66)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $35,000 ($2.69)

West Richland government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $896,000 ($68.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $476,000 ($36.61)
    All Other: $203,000 ($15.61)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $744,000 ($57.22)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $249,000 ($19.15)
    Interest Earnings: $141,000 ($10.84)
    Special Assessments: $88,000 ($6.77)
    Rents: $49,000 ($3.77)
    Property Sale Other: $3,000 ($0.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,116,000 ($85.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $283,000 ($21.76)
    All Other: $106,000 ($8.15)
    General Support: $73,000 ($5.61)
  • Tax - Property: $668,000 ($51.37)
    Public Utilities: $365,000 ($28.07)
    Total General Sales: $342,000 ($26.30)
    Other Selective Sales: $233,000 ($17.92)
    NEC: $172,000 ($13.23)

West Richland government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $581,000 ($44.68)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,970,000 ($382.22)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $70,000 ($5.38)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,645,000 ($126.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $3,096,000 ($238.10)
    Water Utilities: $529,000 ($40.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $299,000 ($22.99)
    Water Utilities: $52,000 ($4.00)

West Richland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,350,000 ($180.73)

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 West Richland:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in West Richland:

  • 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)
  • KFAE-FM (89.1 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KORD-FM (102.7 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYW (98.3 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEGX (106.5 FM; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • K204DH (88.7 FM; HANFORD, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K261CG (100.1 FM; PASCO, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST CHICANO RADIO NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • KMNA (101.7 FM; PROSSER, WA; Owner: MOON BROADCASTING PROSSER LLC)
  • KRCW (96.3 FM; ROYAL CITY, WA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KLES (98.7 FM; MABTON, WA; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)
  • KARY-FM (100.9 FM; GRANDVIEW, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KUJ-FM (99.1 FM; WALLA WALLA, WA; Owner: ALEXANDRA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KOLW (97.9 FM; MILTON-FREEWATER, OR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around West Richland:

  • 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)
  • KEPR-TV (Channel 19; PASCO, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - WASHINGTON TV, L.L.C.)
  • K04OI (Channel 4; PASCO-KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: RON BEVINS)
  • KNDU (Channel 25; RICHLAND, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • KVEW (Channel 42; KENNEWICK, WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
West Richland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)


West Richland fatal accident list:

Jan 23, 2011 11:10 AM, Keene Rd, S Highland Blvd, Lat: 46.26914, Lon: -119.35892, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 12, 2011 04:35 PM, Kennedy Rd, Lat: 46.25909, Lon: -119.34341, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jun 5, 2004 02:51 PM, Sr-224, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 7, 2001 07:13 PM, Ruppertrd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 25, 1990 10:36 AM, 224, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 25m82ftTotal length
  • $35,507,000Total costs
  • 42,451Total average daily traffic
  • 3,724Total average daily truck traffic
  • 56,596Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in West Richland)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 6095 W Van Giesen (Lat: 46.302944 Lon: -119.365194), Type: Upole, Structure height: 12.1 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQON849, Licensee ID: L00111783
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.530 MHz, 158.145 MHz, 158.145 MHz, 159.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/02/2011, Expiration Date: 12/02/2021, Certifier: Jeff Bastow
    Registrant: Benton Rural Electric Association, Prosser, WA 99350, Phone: (509) 786-2913

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

86 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in West Richland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in West Richland)
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
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 ORIGINATED73$180,93869$194,864257$172,75720$88,0450$08$171,92425$122,404
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$131,7176$153,47026$196,4403$44,6971$145,7703$377,0305$94,470
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$160,7509$170,09068$155,5676$43,6800$04$79,48813$87,593
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$165,9988$184,81357$181,5885$71,3101$70,6003$84,4806$131,885
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$138,6601$187,92011$161,7431$25,4000$00$01$144,240

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$193,71921$208,1901$53,330
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$220,8105$198,7920$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$306,5205$213,3180$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$211,2901$231,0900$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0107.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - West Richland

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for West Richland, WA
Most common first names in West Richland, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1576.4 years
William1476.1 years
James1274.7 years
Robert1273.1 years
Charles1072.9 years
Richard1072.7 years
Betty980.3 years
Dorothy983.0 years
John877.8 years
Patricia870.9 years
Most common last names in West Richland, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson579.4 years
Jones480.5 years
Martin472.0 years
Miller475.3 years
Phillips486.3 years
Williams477.0 years
Holloway374.3 years
Howard379.7 years
Edwards377.7 years
Carrigan364.0 years
Businesses in West Richland, WA
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Quiznos1
H&R Block1Subway1
Nike2U-Haul1
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