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Total population: 77,421 (Urban population: 54,686, Rural population: 404 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 30,222 (28,558 occupied: 18,444 owner occupied, 10,114 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

35%
State:

38%

Housing density: 1,318 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $218,513.

Median contract rent in 2016: $478 (lower quartile is $378, upper quartile is $586)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,031


Median gross rent in Kennewick, WA in 2016: $541

Housing units in Kennewick with a mortgage: 11,652 (375 second mortgage, 250 home equity loan, 124 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,792

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $85,656

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $53,202

Median monthly housing costs: $892


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Kennewick, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $194,900 (it was $106,300 in 2000)
Kennewick:

$194,900
Washington:

$306,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $145,000 - $270,400

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $221,597
Here:

$221,597
State:

$404,096

Townhouses or other attached units: $153,694
Here:

$153,694
State:

$385,704

In 2-unit structures: $141,499
Here:

$141,499
State:

$303,123

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $323,440
Here:

$323,440
State:

$347,873

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $92,558
Here:

$92,558
State:

$370,648

Mobile homes: $55,066
Here:

$55,066
State:

$116,190

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $13,748
Here:

$13,748
State:

$133,868
Median year house/condo built: 1986

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 80,469
  • In family households: 65,356 (8,521 male householders, 9,613 female householders)
    12,703 spouses, 29,107 children (26,954 natural, 252 adopted, 1,901 stepchildren), 1,307 grandchildren, 149 brothers or sisters, 1,550 parents, 732 other relatives, 1,674 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 13,841 (5,042 male householders (3,245 living alone)), 5,382 female householders (4,592 living alone)), 3,417 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,272

Size of family households: 7,544 2-persons, 4,077 3-persons, 2,803 4-persons, 1,983 5-persons, 1,247 6-persons, 480 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,837 1-person, 2,257 2-persons, 261 3-persons, 69 4-persons.

13,884 married couples with children.
7,989 single-parent households (1,162 men, 6,827 women).

75.8% of residents of Kennewick speak English at home.
18.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (58% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (29% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other language at home (61% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 11,994 (14.9%)
(21.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.6
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Kennewick, Washington:

  • 77no bedroom
  • 7651 bedroom
  • 2,4232 bedrooms
  • 9,1953 bedrooms
  • 4,3914 bedrooms
  • 1,5935+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kennewick population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kennewick, Washington:

  • 432no bedroom
  • 3,1991 bedroom
  • 3,5802 bedrooms
  • 2,2873 bedrooms
  • 5064 bedrooms
  • 1105+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kennewick population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Kennewick in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 543no vehicle
  • 3,7641 vehicle
  • 7,8062 vehicles
  • 3,7223 vehicles
  • 2,0394 vehicles
  • 5705+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kennewick population

Cars and other vehicles available in Kennewick in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,163no vehicle
  • 5,1531 vehicle
  • 2,8412 vehicles
  • 6763 vehicles
  • 1984 vehicles
  • 835+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kennewick population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kennewick, Washington:

  • 771 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 7593 rooms
  • 1,2294 rooms
  • 2,9145 rooms
  • 3,9646 rooms
  • 3,1817 rooms
  • 3,0358 rooms
  • 3,2859+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kennewick population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kennewick, Washington:

  • 3331 room
  • 1,0402 rooms
  • 2,3433 rooms
  • 1,7644 rooms
  • 2,7265 rooms
  • 1,4216 rooms
  • 3297 rooms
  • 798 rooms
  • 799+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kennewick population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Kennewick, WA household income distribution

  • Kennewick, WA household income distribution
  • 2,016Less than $10,000
  • 1,401$10,000 to $14,999
  • 955$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,942$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,021$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,601$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,460$35,000 to $39,999
  • 985$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,419$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,477$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,898$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,738$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2,626$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,430$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,614$150,000 to $199,999
  • 975$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Kennewick, WA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Kennewick, WA
  • 408Less than $10,000
  • 63$10,000 to $14,999
  • 101$15,000 to $19,999
  • 65$20,000 to $24,999
  • 268$25,000 to $29,999
  • 35$30,000 to $34,999
  • 198$35,000 to $39,999
  • 26$40,000 to $49,999
  • 138$50,000 to $59,999
  • 242$60,000 to $69,999
  • 444$70,000 to $79,999
  • 302$80,000 to $89,999
  • 239$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,015$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,679$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,500$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,351$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,860$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,995$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,618$300,000 to $399,999
  • 505$400,000 to $499,999
  • 324$500,000 to $749,999
  • 45$750,000 to $999,999
  • 7$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 10$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Kennewick, WA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Kennewick, WA
  • 45Less than $100
  • 120$100 to $149
  • 113$150 to $199
  • 180$200 to $249
  • 61$250 to $299
  • 64$300 to $349
  • 188$350 to $399
  • 91$400 to $449
  • 92$450 to $499
  • 341$500 to $549
  • 554$550 to $599
  • 775$600 to $649
  • 998$650 to $699
  • 1,210$700 to $749
  • 1,061$750 to $799
  • 1,781$800 to $899
  • 819$900 to $999
  • 657$1,000 to $1,249
  • 429$1,250 to $1,499
  • 314$1,500 to $1,999
  • 41$2,000 to $2,499
  • 32$2,500 to $2,999
  • 11$3,000 to $3,499
  • 100$3,500 or more
  • 308No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,4192010 or later
  • 2,6942000 to 2009
  • 3,0531990 to 1999
  • 1,3691980 to 1989
  • 6911970 to 1979
  • 476Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Kennewick population
Kennewick commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,177
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,832
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,123
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 8,213
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 5,848
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,371
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,160
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 217
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 541
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,064
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,538
  • 90 or more minutes: 596
Kennewick, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 66.3%
Number of people working at home: 1,005 (2.9% of all workers)

Kennewick mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 27,388 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 1,856 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 339 (1%)
  • Taxi: 351 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 19 (0%)
  • Walked: 643 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,005 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 5,372
 German: 3,457
 English: 2,122
 Irish: 1,107
 Norwegian: 1,030
 European: 844
 Italian: 630
 Ukrainian: 623
 Scottish: 435
 Swedish: 374
 Afghan: 329
 Yugoslavian: 304
 Nigerian: 262
 Scotch-Irish: 242
 French (except Basque): 186
 British: 176
 French Canadian: 176
 Dutch: 165
 Polish: 155
 Welsh: 151
 Sudanese: 146
 Iraqi: 145
 Northern European: 117
 Scandinavian: 105
 Russian: 101
 Danish: 97
 Portuguese: 90
 Finnish: 82
 Czechoslovakian: 73
 Greek: 67
 Swiss: 55
 Croatian: 46
 Czech: 37
 Hungarian: 23
 Serbian: 22
 Pennsylvania German: 19
 Canadian: 17
 Celtic: 16
 African: 15
 Romanian: 12
 Moroccan: 10
 Bulgarian: 10
 Belgian: 9
 Brazilian: 8
 Palestinian: 7

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 53%Mexico
  • 7%Iraq
  • 5%El Salvador
  • 4%Ukraine
  • 3%Burma
  • 3%Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 3%Canada

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 42,472
  • Other state: 25,716
  • Northeast: 2,297
  • Midwest: 5,018
  • South: 4,189
  • West: 14,212

87% of Kennewick residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 38% lived in Washington.

Kennewick:

87.2%
State average:

82.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 197
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 409
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,070
  • 7th and 8th grade: 66
  • 9th grade: 253
  • 10th grade: 299
  • 11th grade: 132
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 369
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,638
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,139
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,570
  • Associate degree: 1,490
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,440
  • Master's degree: 1,840
  • Professional school degree: 659
  • Doctorate degree: 36

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 876
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 624
  • 5th and 6th grade: 387
  • 7th and 8th grade: 589
  • 9th grade: 327
  • 10th grade: 507
  • 11th grade: 234
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 335
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,521
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,242
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 5,595
  • Associate degree: 2,698
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,314
  • Master's degree: 1,969
  • Professional school degree: 295
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 6.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 12.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 20.2%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 15.4%Males
  • 8.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 4.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 10.6%Males
  • 12.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.1%Males
  • 8.2%Females
Kennewick marital status for males
Kennewick marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 18,411
  • One, attached: 887
  • Two: 813
  • 3 or 4: 1,216
  • 5 to 9: 2,725
  • 10 to 19: 1,927
  • 20 to 49: 811
  • 50 or more: 878
  • Mobile homes: 2,011
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 543

Median worth of mobile homes: $28,300

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Kennewick:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kennewick
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (75.4%)
  • Utility gas (23.9%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Electricity (94.6%)
  • Utility gas (4.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 655
Here:

5.6%
Washington:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 876
Here:

18.2%
Washington:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

1.6%
Washington:

16.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)