West Richland, Washington

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Population in 2017: 14,596 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +74.1%
Males: 7,439  (51.0%)
Females: 7,157  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

36.5 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 99353.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $87,161 (it was $57,750 in 2000)
West Richland:

$87,161
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $34,851 (it was $22,499 in 2000)

West Richland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $261,876 (it was $111,000 in 2000)
West Richland:

$261,876
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $268,767; detached houses: $286,079; townhouses or other attached units: $294,971; in 2-unit structures: $147,621; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $517,307; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $207,226; mobile homes: $120,225; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $85,745

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,297.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Richland: 94.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.5%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.4% for Black residents, 33.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.9% for other race residents, 1.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in West Richland, WA (2017)
    • 11,52180.8%White alone
    • 1,69511.9%Hispanic
    • 4233.0%Two or more races
    • 2101.5%Asian alone
    • 1421.0%Black alone
    • 1140.8%American Indian alone
    • 290.2%Other race alone
    • 50.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in West Richland 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 West Richland, Washington as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in West Richland is 2,769 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in West Richland by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(20.7)
2
(19.8)
2
(19.1)
2
(18.7)
1
(9.0)
4
(33.8)
4
(33.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(15.5)
5
(37.7)
4
(29.2)
4
(28.3)
4
(27.4)
3
(20.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(8.1)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.8)
1
(6.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(72.6)
5
(49.6)
2
(19.1)
3
(28.1)
7
(62.7)
8
(67.6)
15
(125.0)
13
(105.7)
12
(93.0)
10
(75.3)
7
(51.0)
8
(56.6)
8
(54.8)
6
(40.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
41
(425.4)
39
(387.0)
43
(410.4)
30
(280.7)
26
(232.9)
22
(185.8)
52
(433.5)
41
(333.3)
34
(263.5)
55
(414.4)
31
(226.0)
30
(212.4)
54
(369.8)
21
(139.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
114
(1,183)
132
(1,310)
65
(620.4)
98
(916.8)
144
(1,290)
134
(1,132)
108
(900.3)
97
(788.4)
98
(759.4)
154
(1,160)
115
(838.4)
100
(707.9)
111
(760.1)
95
(632.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(145.2)
6
(59.5)
9
(85.9)
3
(28.1)
11
(98.5)
6
(50.7)
6
(50.0)
2
(16.3)
6
(46.5)
7
(52.7)
4
(29.2)
3
(21.2)
6
(41.1)
9
(60.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(20.7)
3
(29.8)
2
(19.1)
1
(9.4)
1
(9.0)
1
(8.4)
1
(8.3)
1
(8.1)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)119.8116.079.579.195.5107.9122.079.785.9124.887.478.994.579.2

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City-data.com crime index in West Richland, WA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 23 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: American (22.6%), German (11.3%), English (11.1%), Irish (4.7%), Norwegian (4.4%), European (4.2%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1955

Elevation: 420 feet

Land area: 21.7 square miles.

Population density: 672 people per square mile   (low).

West Richland, Washington map

657 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 1.0% Asia, 0.9% Europe).

This city:

4.6%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,508 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,088 (1.0%)

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 )

Latitude: 46.29 N, Longitude: 119.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,105 (-35.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 556 (8.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Distribution of median household income in West Richland, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in West Richland, WA in 2017
West Richland satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.4%
Washington:

5.2%
Historical population in West Richland, WA
Historical housing units in West Richland, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +4,348 (+107.7%).
Most common industries in West Richland, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (20.9%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (23.6%)
  • Construction (11.8%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (17.5%)
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Social assistance (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
Most common occupations in West Richland, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Engineers (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Engineers (11.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Life and physical scientists (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.8%)
  • Child care workers (3.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.4%)

Average climate in West Richland, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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West Richland, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 89.1. This is worse than average.

City:

89.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.12
U.S.:

8.46

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 West Richland 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 (13).
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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Points of interest:

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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

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
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

For population 15 years and over in West Richland:

Marital status in West Richland, WA
  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in West Richland:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Washington average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - West Richland
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Richland, 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
Here:

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.
Washington:

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

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

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.5%
Washington:

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

9.9%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West Richland:

49.0%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West Richland:

47.1%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West Richland:

8.8%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
West Richland:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.4%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
West Richland:

57.3%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.1%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of West Richland, 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
Police Protection - Officers 15$87,123$69,6980$0
Financial Administration 6$26,944$53,8880$0
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
Sewerage 4$18,363$55,0892$3,045
Police - Other 2$7,678$46,0680$0
Streets and Highways 2$9,075$54,4500$0
Parks and Recreation 2$9,981$59,8863$2,686
Other Government Administration 1$5,925$71,1008$3,400
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 47$245,608$62,70816$14,289

West Richland government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $558,000 ($38.23)
    Water Utilities: $40,000 ($2.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($0.69)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,945,000 ($133.26)
    Water Utilities: $1,176,000 ($80.57)
    Sewerage: $1,062,000 ($72.76)
    Central Staff Services: $1,024,000 ($70.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $779,000 ($53.37)
    General - Other: $390,000 ($26.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $387,000 ($26.51)
    Financial Administration: $327,000 ($22.40)
    Regular Highways: $325,000 ($22.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $91,000 ($6.23)
    Health - Other: $30,000 ($2.06)
    Libraries: $25,000 ($1.71)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($1.37)
    Natural Resources - Other: $7,000 ($0.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $110,000 ($7.54)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $307,000 ($21.03)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $123,000 ($8.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $475,000 ($32.54)
    Sewerage: $291,000 ($19.94)
    Police Protection: $49,000 ($3.36)
    General - Other: $47,000 ($3.22)
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000 ($0.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,144,000 ($215.40)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $34,000 ($2.33)

West Richland government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,274,000 ($155.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,007,000 ($68.99)
    Other: $309,000 ($21.17)
    Natural Resources - Other: $63,000 ($4.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($0.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $261,000 ($17.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $711,000 ($48.71)
    General Revenue - Other: $168,000 ($11.51)
    Fines and Forfeits: $136,000 ($9.32)
    Interest Earnings: $113,000 ($7.74)
    Rents: $51,000 ($3.49)
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000 ($1.16)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($0.14)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,734,000 ($187.31)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $249,000 ($17.06)
    General Local Government Support: $151,000 ($10.35)
    Other: $148,000 ($10.14)
  • Tax - Property: $1,265,000 ($86.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,188,000 ($81.39)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $907,000 ($62.14)
    Other License: $429,000 ($29.39)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $308,000 ($21.10)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $24,000 ($1.64)
    Amusements Sales: $11,000 ($0.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($0.27)

West Richland government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,336,000 ($913.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,050,000 ($825.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,286,000 ($88.11)

West Richland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,206,000 ($630.72)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,434,000 ($98.25)

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 West Richland, WA
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Quiznos1
H&R Block1Subway1
Nike2U-Haul1

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of West Richland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 128ft / 39.0mTotal length
  • $23,447,000Total costs
  • 93,827Total average daily traffic
  • 11,690Total average daily truck traffic
  • 93,124Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in West Richland, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 61990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for West Richland, WA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast 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:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

24 (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 in West Richland, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Richland, 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 48. The highest number of fire incidents - 89 took place in 2015, and the least - 5 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in West Richland, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (49.9%), and Structure Fires (36.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in West Richland, WA
    • 40949.9%Outside Fires
    • 29536.0%Structure Fires
    • 8210.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 344.1%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Richland, WA
  • 86.2%Electricity
  • 10.5%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Richland, WA
  • 94.3%Electricity
  • 4.8%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel


West Richland compared to Washington state average:

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

West Richland on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: life, physical, and social science occupations (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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