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Kennewick, WA (Washington) Houses and Residents

Kennewick,WA index of house prices

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

Houses: 22,043 (20,869 occupied: 16,884 owner occupied, 10,965 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

39%
State:

38%

Housing density: 961 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $238,206.

Median contract rent in 2015: $478 (lower quartile is $378, upper quartile is $586)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,211


Median gross rent in Kennewick, WA in 2015: $541

Housing units in Kennewick with a mortgage: 7,868 (880 second mortgage, 674 home equity loan, 34 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,339

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $83,810

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $51,969

Median monthly housing costs: $881


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Kennewick, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $181,900 (it was $106,300 in 2000)
Kennewick:

$181,900
Washington:

$284,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $137,500 - $246,200

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $197,102
Here:

$197,102
State:

$372,342

Townhouses or other attached units: $101,283
Here:

$101,283
State:

$328,576

In 2-unit structures: $121,477
Here:

$121,477
State:

$284,354

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $104,672
Here:

$104,672
State:

$289,976

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $112,002
Here:

$112,002
State:

$305,496

Mobile homes: $61,673
Here:

$61,673
State:

$110,572

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $3,479
Here:

$3,479
State:

$127,350
Median year house/condo built: 1986

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 54,497
  • In family households: 46,466 (10,868 male householders, 3,385 female householders)
    10,765 spouses, 17,842 children (16,217 natural, 563 adopted, 1,062 stepchildren), 831 grandchildren, 490 brothers or sisters, 309 parents, 572 other relatives, 1,404 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 8,031 (3,052 male householders (2,334 living alone)), 3,460 female householders (2,962 living alone)), 1,519 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 593 (498 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,589 2-persons, 3,228 3-persons, 3,022 4-persons, 1,424 5-persons, 596 6-persons, 394 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,296 1-person, 979 2-persons, 165 3-persons, 69 4-persons, 3 5-persons.

10,607 married couples with children.
4,271 single-parent households (1,034 men, 3,237 women).

83.6% of residents of Kennewick speak English at home.
12.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (16% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 24% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 5,306 (9.6%)
(29.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 83no bedroom
  • 5161 bedroom
  • 2,1722 bedrooms
  • 6,2833 bedrooms
  • 2,7544 bedrooms
  • 6405+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kennewick population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kennewick, Washington:

  • 690no bedroom
  • 2,7371 bedroom
  • 3,2002 bedrooms
  • 1,4743 bedrooms
  • 2524 bedrooms
  • 685+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Kennewick population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 315no vehicle
  • 2,7441 vehicle
  • 5,3942 vehicles
  • 2,8743 vehicles
  • 7794 vehicles
  • 3425+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kennewick population

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

  • 1,088no vehicle
  • 4,0301 vehicle
  • 2,5442 vehicles
  • 5643 vehicles
  • 1014 vehicles
  • 945+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Kennewick population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kennewick, Washington:

  • 241 room
  • 1682 rooms
  • 5803 rooms
  • 8704 rooms
  • 2,1135 rooms
  • 2,5886 rooms
  • 2,5677 rooms
  • 1,8458 rooms
  • 1,6939+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kennewick population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kennewick, Washington:

  • 5481 room
  • 1,1612 rooms
  • 1,7293 rooms
  • 2,3504 rooms
  • 1,5015 rooms
  • 6416 rooms
  • 2677 rooms
  • 1468 rooms
  • 789+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Kennewick population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 1,442Less than $10,000
  • 1,400$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1,313$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,684$20,000 to $24,999
  • 1,274$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,641$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,268$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,183$40,000 to $44,999
  • 915$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,924$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,177$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,638$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,014$100,000 to $124,999
  • 367$125,000 to $149,999
  • 274$150,000 to $199,999
  • 251$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Kennewick, WA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Kennewick, WA
  • 223$15,000 to $19,999
  • 34$20,000 to $24,999
  • 69$30,000 to $34,999
  • 82$40,000 to $49,999
  • 274$50,000 to $59,999
  • 362$70,000 to $79,999
  • 414$80,000 to $89,999
  • 121$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,615$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,058$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,484$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,549$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,576$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,916$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,335$300,000 to $399,999
  • 357$400,000 to $499,999
  • 257$500,000 to $749,999
  • 43$750,000 to $999,999
  • 87$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 28$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Kennewick, WA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Kennewick, WA
  • 171Less than $100
  • 138$100 to $149
  • 542$150 to $199
  • 164$200 to $249
  • 149$250 to $299
  • 156$300 to $349
  • 167$350 to $399
  • 165$400 to $449
  • 196$450 to $499
  • 472$500 to $549
  • 909$550 to $599
  • 783$600 to $649
  • 1,237$650 to $699
  • 1,200$700 to $749
  • 1,074$750 to $799
  • 1,219$800 to $899
  • 631$900 to $999
  • 923$1,000 to $1,249
  • 357$1,250 to $1,499
  • 62$1,500 to $1,999
  • 207$2,000 to $2,499
  • 31$2,500 to $2,999
  • 14$3,000 to $3,499
  • 27$3,500 or more
  • 263No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,5701995 to March 2000
  • 1,2001990 to 1994
  • 8571985 to 1989
  • 5121980 to 1984
  • 4231975 to 1979
  • 2681970 to 1974
  • 1131965 to 1969
  • 363Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Kennewick population
Kennewick commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 915
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 3,830
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4,740
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4,678
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 3,345
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,157
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,052
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 384
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 478
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,554
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 927
  • 90 or more minutes: 516
Kennewick, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 76.2%
Number of people working at home: 904 (3.5% of all workers)

Kennewick mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 20,241 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 3,338 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 324 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 9 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 10 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 49 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 42 (0%)
  • Walked: 437 (2%)
  • Other means: 126 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 904 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 12,036
 German: 8,012
 English: 4,224
 Irish: 3,747
 United States or American: 3,721
 Norwegian: 1,978
 French (except Basque): 1,173
 Scottish: 920
 Italian: 882
 Scotch-Irish: 840
 Swedish: 798
 Dutch: 699
 European: 661
 Polish: 462
 Danish: 415
 French Canadian: 401
 Canadian: 309
 British: 292
 Russian: 251
 Scandinavian: 246
 Yugoslavian: 239
 Welsh: 228
 Ukrainian: 203
 Subsaharan African:: 130
 Swiss: 122
 African: 98
 Finnish: 92
 Northern European: 90
 Portuguese: 89
 Serbian: 80
 Greek: 76
 Czech: 61
 Albanian: 54
 Hungarian: 52
 Celtic: 51
 Austrian: 39
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 33
 South African: 32
 Czechoslovakian: 31
 Armenian: 31
 Croatian: 29
 Arab:: 28
 Romanian: 26
 Eastern European: 23
 Jamaican: 22
 Basque: 18
 Lithuanian: 18
 Slavic: 15
 Belgian: 14
 Syrian: 13
 Belizean: 11
 Iraqi: 9
 Latvian: 9
 Estonian: 8
 Alsatian: 7
 Turkish: 7
 Moroccan: 6
 Icelander: 6

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

  • 59%Mexico
  • 6%Canada
  • 4%Vietnam
  • 3%Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • 3%United Kingdom
  • 3%Yugoslavia
  • 2%El Salvador

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

  • This state: 25,940
  • Northeast: 1,942
  • Midwest: 5,233
  • South: 3,622
  • West: 12,591

48% of Kennewick residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in Washington.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 330
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 75
  • 5th and 6th grade: 305
  • 7th and 8th grade: 371
  • 9th grade: 285
  • 10th grade: 382
  • 11th grade: 521
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 461
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,562
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,273
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,841
  • Associate degree: 1,576
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,736
  • Master's degree: 904
  • Professional school degree: 203
  • Doctorate degree: 272

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 225
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 128
  • 5th and 6th grade: 254
  • 7th and 8th grade: 474
  • 9th grade: 230
  • 10th grade: 458
  • 11th grade: 404
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 590
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,680
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,516
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,971
  • Associate degree: 1,770
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,125
  • Master's degree: 851
  • Professional school degree: 178
  • Doctorate degree: 33

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.4%Males
  • 4.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 12.2%Males
  • 5.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 25.7%Males
  • 24.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.6%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.1%Males
  • 13.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 19.6%Males
  • 3.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.5%Males
  • 10.8%Females
Kennewick marital status for males
Kennewick marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,747
  • One, attached: 680
  • Two: 902
  • 3 or 4: 1,378
  • 5 to 9: 1,254
  • 10 to 19: 1,377
  • 20 to 49: 584
  • 50 or more: 2,047
  • Mobile homes: 1,958
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 116

Median worth of mobile homes: $101,000

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Kennewick:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 80.3%Electricity
  • 14.9%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 94.8%Electricity
  • 3.2%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 557
Here:

7.8%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 87
Here:

2.3%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 98
Here:

5.4%
Washington:

15.7%

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)