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Northwest Benton, WA (Washington) Houses and Residents

Total population: 13,232 (Urban population: 5,563 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 6,313 (1,180 farm, 5,133 nonfarm))

Houses: 5,317 (5,073 occupied: 3,734 owner occupied, 1,345 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

26%
State:

38%

Housing density: 15 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $183,726.

Median contract rent in 2016: $476 (lower quartile is $362, upper quartile is $539)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $806


Median gross rent in Northwest Benton, WA in 2016: $520

Housing units in Northwest Benton with a mortgage: 1,090 (221 second mortgage, 104 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 475



Northwest Benton, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $190,901 (it was $102,800 in 2000)
Northwest Benton:

$190,901
Washington:

$306,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $141,881 - $270,439

Household type by relationship:

Households: 173,751
  • In family households: 149,464 (33,782 male householders, 11,917 female householders)
    35,115 spouses, 54,588 children (50,101 natural, 1,307 adopted, 3,180 stepchildren), 3,467 grandchildren, 1,412 brothers or sisters, 1,200 parents, 2,096 other relatives, 4,757 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 24,287 (9,924 male householders (7,642 living alone)), 9,681 female householders (8,230 living alone)), 4,682 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,426 (1,128 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: -1 1-person, -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

30,135 married couples with children.
9,151 single-parent households (2,416 men, 6,735 women).

67.6% of residents of Northwest Benton speak English at home.
30.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (43% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 18% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 3,514 (21.8%)
(30.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Northwest Benton, Washington:

  • 47no bedroom
  • 1891 bedroom
  • 4742 bedrooms
  • 1,4653 bedrooms
  • 4564 bedrooms
  • 1435+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Northwest Benton population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Northwest Benton, Washington:

  • 43no bedroom
  • 2471 bedroom
  • 4702 bedrooms
  • 2313 bedrooms
  • 294 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Northwest Benton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 85no vehicle
  • 5201 vehicle
  • 1,0962 vehicles
  • 7513 vehicles
  • 2254 vehicles
  • 975+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Northwest Benton population

Cars and other vehicles available in Northwest Benton in renter-occupied apartments

  • 76no vehicle
  • 4421 vehicle
  • 3232 vehicles
  • 1083 vehicles
  • 564 vehicles
  • 295+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Northwest Benton population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Northwest Benton, Washington:

  • 251 room
  • 1092 rooms
  • 2073 rooms
  • 1684 rooms
  • 5465 rooms
  • 5666 rooms
  • 4587 rooms
  • 3568 rooms
  • 3399+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Northwest Benton population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Northwest Benton, Washington:

  • 131 room
  • 1472 rooms
  • 1823 rooms
  • 2994 rooms
  • 1415 rooms
  • 1006 rooms
  • 1257 rooms
  • 278 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Northwest Benton population

Year house built

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Northwest Benton, WA household income distribution

  • 360Less than $10,000
  • 205$10,000 to $14,999
  • 240$15,000 to $19,999
  • 312$20,000 to $24,999
  • 275$25,000 to $29,999
  • 178$30,000 to $34,999
  • 305$35,000 to $39,999
  • 166$40,000 to $44,999
  • 249$45,000 to $49,999
  • 480$50,000 to $59,999
  • 494$60,000 to $74,999
  • 480$75,000 to $99,999
  • 209$100,000 to $124,999
  • 239$125,000 to $149,999
  • 203$150,000 to $199,999
  • 153$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4041995 to March 2000
  • 3781990 to 1994
  • 4051985 to 1989
  • 3351980 to 1984
  • 2371975 to 1979
  • 721970 to 1974
  • 171965 to 1969
  • 191Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Northwest Benton population
Northwest Benton commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 361
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 987
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 693
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 630
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 469
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 169
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 498
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 38
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 198
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 328
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 112
  • 90 or more minutes: 76
Northwest Benton, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 64.8%
Number of people working at home: 184 (3.0% of all workers)

Northwest Benton mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,616 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 747 (16%)
  • Motorcycle: 19 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0%)
  • Walked: 118 (2%)
  • Other means: 44 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 203 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 4,191
 Unclassified or not reported: 2,297
 German: 1,316
 United States or American: 923
 English: 729
 Irish: 470
 Norwegian: 311
 Dutch: 260
 French (except Basque): 179
 Swedish: 172
 Italian: 150
 Scottish: 134
 European: 121
 Scotch-Irish: 92
 British: 59
 Hungarian: 57
 Swiss: 50
 French Canadian: 46
 Danish: 41
 Welsh: 38
 Yugoslavian: 33
 Basque: 28
 Scandinavian: 22
 Czech: 22
 Lithuanian: 19
 Romanian: 15
 Russian: 15
 Ukrainian: 14
 Northern European: 14
 Finnish: 12
 Polish: 12
 Belgian: 8
 Czechoslovakian: 7
 Icelander: 7
 African: 6
 Canadian: 6

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

  • 91%Mexico
  • 4%Guatemala
  • 1%Germany
  • 1%Korea
  • 1%Ireland
  • 1%Other Western Europe
  • 1%Hungary

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

  • This state: 6,535
  • Other state: 3,208
  • Northeast: 90
  • Midwest: 879
  • South: 632
  • West: 1,607

62% of Northwest Benton residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in Washington.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 244
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 152
  • 5th and 6th grade: 209
  • 7th and 8th grade: 157
  • 9th grade: 105
  • 10th grade: 156
  • 11th grade: 84
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 148
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 839
  • Less than 1 year of college: 196
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 323
  • Associate degree: 194
  • Bachelor's degree: 354
  • Master's degree: 139
  • Professional school degree: 42
  • Doctorate degree: 39

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 138
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 62
  • 5th and 6th grade: 189
  • 7th and 8th grade: 180
  • 9th grade: 92
  • 10th grade: 189
  • 11th grade: 172
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 124
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 967
  • Less than 1 year of college: 209
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 550
  • Associate degree: 191
  • Bachelor's degree: 252
  • Master's degree: 100
  • Professional school degree: 30
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

Northwest Benton marital status for males
Northwest Benton marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,518
  • One, attached: 41
  • Two: 65
  • 3 or 4: 97
  • 5 to 9: 69
  • 10 to 19: 56
  • 20 to 49: 78
  • 50 or more: 16
  • Mobile homes: 1,060
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 24

Median worth of mobile homes: $89,154

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0.6%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Northwest Benton:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Northwest Benton
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (80.1%)
  • Wood (7.0%)
  • Utility gas (6.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • Electricity (85.7%)
  • Wood (5.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.1%)
  • Utility gas (2.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 36
Here:

2.1%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 15
Here:

1.4%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 41
Here:

17.2%
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)