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Demographics Analysis

The people of Benton County, Washington give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Benton County, Washington)

Male:

Under 5 years : 7,068

5 to 9 years : 5,969

10 to 14 years : 8,163

15 to 17 years : 4,241

18 and 19 years : 2,401

20 years : 1,533

21 years : 1,032

22 to 24 years : 3,682

25 to 29 years : 6,109

30 to 34 years : 6,116

35 to 39 years : 5,461

40 to 44 years : 5,822

45 to 49 years : 5,867

50 to 54 years : 6,374

55 to 59 years : 5,676

60 and 61 years : 2,800

62 to 64 years : 3,010

65 and 66 years : 1,669

67 to 69 years : 1,778

70 to 74 years : 3,243

75 to 79 years : 1,604

80 to 84 years : 1,326

85 years and over : 854

Female:

Under 5 years : 6,455

5 to 9 years : 6,449

10 to 14 years : 6,827

15 to 17 years : 3,825

18 and 19 years : 2,238

20 years : 1,496

21 years : 814

22 to 24 years : 3,511

25 to 29 years : 6,073

30 to 34 years : 5,882

35 to 39 years : 5,860

40 to 44 years : 5,241

45 to 49 years : 5,940

50 to 54 years : 6,486

55 to 59 years : 6,124

60 and 61 years : 2,043

62 to 64 years : 3,098

65 and 66 years : 1,380

67 to 69 years : 2,611

70 to 74 years : 2,701

75 to 79 years : 2,069

80 to 84 years : 1,596

85 years and over : 1,943


(updated 2013)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Benton County, Washington)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 163,693

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 205

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 1,284

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 7,038

Not a U.S. citizen : 10,240


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Benton County, Washington)

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 11,826

5 to 17 years : 26,668

18 to 24 years : 11,115

25 to 34 years : 11,990

35 to 44 years : 9,203

45 to 54 years : 8,909

55 to 59 years : 4,287

60 and 61 years : 2,035

62 to 64 years : 2,478

65 to 74 years : 3,041

75 years and over : 2,090

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 1,325

5 to 17 years : 7,314

18 to 24 years : 3,849

25 to 34 years : 8,699

35 to 44 years : 8,873

45 to 54 years : 12,083

55 to 59 years : 6,640

60 and 61 years : 2,512

62 to 64 years : 3,127

65 to 74 years : 8,948

75 years and over : 6,681

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 209

5 to 17 years : 69

18 to 24 years : 186

25 to 34 years : 149

35 to 44 years : 149

45 to 54 years : 437

55 to 59 years : 86

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 15

65 to 74 years : 111

75 years and over : 65

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 163

5 to 17 years : 1,423

18 to 24 years : 1,557

25 to 34 years : 3,342

35 to 44 years : 4,159

45 to 54 years : 3,238

55 to 59 years : 787

60 and 61 years : 283

62 to 64 years : 488

65 to 74 years : 1,282

75 years and over : 556


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Benton County, Washington)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 23,755

Now married, except separated : 27,666

Divorced : 6,286

Separated : 1,125

Widowed : 1,852

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 11,684

Now married, except separated : 35,959

Divorced : 9,235

Separated : 1,458

Widowed : 5,046

Native; born outside the United States:

Never married : 450

Now married, except separated : 588

Divorced : 89

Separated : 114

Widowed : 22

Foreign born:

Never married : 3,630

Now married, except separated : 10,693

Divorced : 994

Separated : 200

Widowed : 683


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Individual Income
(Benton County, Washington)

Born in state of residence:

No income : 10,836

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 10,173

$10,000 to $14,999 : 4,928

$15,000 to $24,999 : 7,645

$25,000 to $34,999 : 6,038

$35,000 to $49,999 : 6,873

$50,000 to $64,999 : 5,298

$65,000 to $74,999 : 2,340

$75,000 or more : 6,553

Born in other state in the United States:

No income : 6,437

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 8,987

$10,000 to $14,999 : 4,791

$15,000 to $24,999 : 9,332

$25,000 to $34,999 : 6,223

$35,000 to $49,999 : 7,802

$50,000 to $64,999 : 5,431

$65,000 to $74,999 : 2,554

$75,000 or more : 11,825

Native; born outside the United States:

No income : 240

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 311

$10,000 to $14,999 : 109

$15,000 to $24,999 : 55

$25,000 to $34,999 : 43

$35,000 to $49,999 : 139

$50,000 to $64,999 : 140

$65,000 to $74,999 : 41

$75,000 or more : 185

Foreign born:

No income : 3,002

With income:

$1 to $9,999 or loss : 2,469

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,930

$15,000 to $24,999 : 3,003

$25,000 to $34,999 : 2,060

$35,000 to $49,999 : 1,471

$50,000 to $64,999 : 585

$65,000 to $74,999 : 272

$75,000 or more : 1,408


(updated 2013)



Median Income By Place Of Birth
(Benton County, Washington)

Born in state of residence : 28,839

Born in other state of the United States : 32,836

Native; born outside the United States : 33,839

Foreign born : 22,909


(updated 2013)



Population Under 18 Years By Age
(Benton County, Washington)

Under 3 years : 7,975

3 and 4 years : 5,548

5 years : 3,057

6 to 8 years : 7,019

9 to 11 years : 7,733

12 to 14 years : 9,597

15 to 17 years : 8,038


(updated 2013)



Household Income
(Benton County, Washington)

Less than $10,000 : 3,533

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2,701

$15,000 to $19,999 : 2,936

$20,000 to $24,999 : 3,636

$25,000 to $29,999 : 2,739

$30,000 to $34,999 : 2,864

$35,000 to $39,999 : 3,372

$40,000 to $44,999 : 2,934

$45,000 to $49,999 : 2,915

$50,000 to $59,999 : 5,869

$60,000 to $74,999 : 6,529

$75,000 to $99,999 : 9,099

$100,000 to $124,999 : 6,236

$125,000 to $149,999 : 4,455

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3,764

$200,000 or more : 2,961


(updated 2013)





Total Population In Benton County, Washington is 182,460



(updated 2013)



Male Population in Benton County, Washington: 91,798
Female Population in Benton County, Washington: 90,662


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Benton County, Washington: 34.6
Median Female Resident Age in Benton County, Washington: 36.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Washington is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Benton County, Washington


White


Both sexes

38.8

Male

37.8

Female

39.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

28.3

Male

28.9

Female

27.4

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.9

Male

31.9

Female

33.8

Asian


Both sexes

37.9

Male

37.6

Female

38.2

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

24.9

Male

28.1

Female

21.7

Other


Both sexes

22.7

Male

22.7

Female

22.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.1

Male

16.5

Female

17.9

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.7

Male

21.7

Female

21.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.0

Male

40.0

Female

41.9


(updated 2010)



Health Insurance Coverage Status By Sex By Age
(Benton County, Washington)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 8,204

No health insurance coverage : 393

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 15,230

No health insurance coverage : 1,588

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,508

No health insurance coverage : 3,064

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 7,886

No health insurance coverage : 3,904

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 8,248

No health insurance coverage : 2,719

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 9,831

No health insurance coverage : 2,290

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 9,923

No health insurance coverage : 1,543

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,626

No health insurance coverage : 0

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 3,728

No health insurance coverage : 0

Female:

Under 6 years:

With health insurance coverage : 7,651

No health insurance coverage : 332

6 to 17 years:

With health insurance coverage : 14,346

No health insurance coverage : 1,227

18 to 24 years:

With health insurance coverage : 5,202

No health insurance coverage : 2,768

25 to 34 years:

With health insurance coverage : 9,227

No health insurance coverage : 2,671

35 to 44 years:

With health insurance coverage : 8,528

No health insurance coverage : 2,505

45 to 54 years:

With health insurance coverage : 10,421

No health insurance coverage : 1,988

55 to 64 years:

With health insurance coverage : 10,209

No health insurance coverage : 1,020

65 to 74 years:

With health insurance coverage : 6,645

No health insurance coverage : 0

75 years and over:

With health insurance coverage : 5,360

No health insurance coverage : 58


(updated 2013)



Employer-Based Health Insurance By Sex By Age
(Benton County, Washington)

Male:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,906

No employer-based health insurance : 4,691

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 9,892

No employer-based health insurance : 6,926

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,179

No employer-based health insurance : 4,393

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 6,508

No employer-based health insurance : 5,282

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 7,085

No employer-based health insurance : 3,882

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 8,556

No employer-based health insurance : 3,565

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 8,263

No employer-based health insurance : 3,203

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,068

No employer-based health insurance : 3,558

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 1,993

No employer-based health insurance : 1,735

Female:

Under 6 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 4,396

No employer-based health insurance : 3,587

6 to 17 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 7,715

No employer-based health insurance : 7,858

18 to 24 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 3,710

No employer-based health insurance : 4,260

25 to 34 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 6,943

No employer-based health insurance : 4,955

35 to 44 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 7,259

No employer-based health insurance : 3,774

45 to 54 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 8,918

No employer-based health insurance : 3,491

55 to 64 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 8,007

No employer-based health insurance : 3,222

65 to 74 years:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,684

No employer-based health insurance : 3,961

75 years and over:

With employer-based health insurance : 2,249

No employer-based health insurance : 3,169


(updated 2013)



Place Of Birth By Nativity
(Benton County, Washington)

Native:

Born in state of residence : 93,642

Born in other state in the United States : 70,051

Born outside the United States:

Puerto Rico : 89

U.S. Island Areas or born abroad of American parent(s) : 1,400

Foreign born : 17,278


(updated 2013)



Languages Spoken At Home
(Benton County, Washington)

Speak only English : 137,675

Spanish or Spanish Creole : 23,677

French (including Patois, Creole, Cajun) : 571

German or other West Germanic languages : 688

Slavic languages : 1,379

Other Indo-European languages : 1,248

Korean : 38

Chinese : 713

Vietnamese : 523

Tagalog : 460

Other Asian and Pacific Island languages : 1,312

Other and unspecified languages : 653


(updated 2013)



Medicare Coverage By Sex By Age
(Benton County, Washington)

Male:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 132

No Medicare coverage : 25,283

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 1,518

No Medicare coverage : 53,398

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 10,054

No Medicare coverage : 300

Female:

Under 18 years:

With Medicare coverage : 283

No Medicare coverage : 23,273

18 to 64 years:

With Medicare coverage : 1,953

No Medicare coverage : 52,586

65 years and over:

With Medicare coverage : 11,847

No Medicare coverage : 216


(updated 2013)



Races in Benton County, Washington


  • White: 146,088
  • African American: 2,877
  • American Indian: 1,387
  • Asian: 5,019
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 220
  • Some Other Race: 20,808
  • Two or More Races: 6,061



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Benton County, Washington citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Benton County, Washington

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 34   (5.47%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (1.13%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 56   (9%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 26   (4.18%)
  • 9th Grade: 1   (0.16%)
  • 10th Grade: 1   (0.16%)
  • 11th Grade: 2   (0.32%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 47   (7.56%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 150   (24.12%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 38   (6.11%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 98   (15.76%)
  • Associate Degree: 47   (7.56%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 82   (13.18%)
  • Master's Degree: 20   (3.22%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 13   (2.09%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 16   (3.07%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (1.34%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 20   (3.83%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 10   (1.92%)
  • 9th Grade: 10   (1.92%)
  • 10th Grade: 5   (0.96%)
  • 11th Grade: 31   (5.94%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 6   (1.15%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 168   (32.18%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 62   (11.88%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 66   (12.64%)
  • Associate Degree: 30   (5.75%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 61   (11.69%)
  • Master's Degree: 30   (5.75%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





School Enrollment By Age
(Benton County, Washington)

Enrolled in public school:

3 and 4 years : 1,087

5 to 9 years : 9,966

10 to 14 years : 13,892

15 to 17 years : 7,470

18 and 19 years : 3,034

20 to 24 years : 3,091

25 to 34 years : 2,189

35 years and over : 1,720

Enrolled in private school:

3 and 4 years : 805

5 to 9 years : 1,604

10 to 14 years : 750

15 to 17 years : 200

18 and 19 years : 94

20 to 24 years : 316

25 to 34 years : 374

35 years and over : 409

Not enrolled in school:

3 and 4 years : 3,656

5 to 9 years : 848

10 to 14 years : 348

15 to 17 years : 396

18 and 19 years : 1,511

20 to 24 years : 8,661

25 to 34 years : 21,617

35 years and over : 90,447


(updated 2013)



Largest School Agency's In Benton County, Washington

  • Kennewick Sch Dist 17


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 524 S Auburn St, Kennewick, WA 99336, Phone: (509) 585-3020, Students: 14,963 )

  • Richland School Dist 400


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 615 Snow Ave, Richland, WA 99352, Phone: (509) 942-2400, Students: 10,203 )

  • Prosser School Dist 116


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 823 Park Ave, Prosser, WA 99350, Phone: (509) 786-3323, Students: 2,866 )

  • Kiona-benton Sch Dist 52


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 1107 Grace, Benton City, WA 99320, Phone: (509) 588-3717, Students: 1,589 )

  • Finley School Dist 53


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 224606 E Game Farm Rd, Kennewick, WA 99337, Phone: (509) 586-3217, Students: 987 )

  • Paterson Sch Dist 50


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: W Prior Ave, Paterson, WA 99345, Phone: (509) 875-2601, Students: 111 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Benton County, Washington

  • Horse Heaven Hills Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 3500 South Vancouver Street, Kennewick, WA 99337, Phone: (509) 585-3260, Students: 889 )

  • Desert Hills Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 6011 West 10th Place, Kennewick, WA 99338, Phone: (509) 734-3550, Students: 881 )

  • Carmichael Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 620 Thayer Drive, Richland, WA 99352, Phone: (509) 942-2468, Students: 830 )

  • Highlands Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 425 South Tweedt Street, Kennewick, WA 99336, Phone: (509) 734-3670, Students: 822 )

  • Enterprise Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 300 Hanford Street, Richland, WA 99352, Phone: (509) 371-2644, Students: 813 )

  • Park Middle School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 1011 West 10th Avenue, Kennewick, WA 99336, Phone: (509) 585-3290, Students: 762 )

  • Badger Mountain Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1515 Elementary Street, Richland, WA 99352, Phone: (509) 628-2700, Students: 701 )

  • Housel Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 2001 Highland Drive, Prosser, WA 99350, Phone: (509) 786-1732, Students: 683 )

  • Kiona-benton City Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 1107 Grace Avenue, Benton City, WA 99320, Phone: (509) 588-3217, Students: 678 )

  • Chief Joseph Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 504 Wilson, Richland, WA 99352, Phone: (509) 943-7665, Students: 653 )

  • Jason Lee Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1702 Van Giesen, Richland, WA 99352, Phone: (509) 942-2555, Students: 650 )

  • Sunset View Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 711 North Center Parkway, Kennewick, WA 99336, Phone: (509) 734-3630, Students: 591 )

  • Wiley Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 2820 S Highlands Blvd, West Richland, WA 99353, Phone: (509) 967-4141, Students: 588 )

  • Southgate Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 3121 West 19th Avenue, Kennewick, WA 99337, Phone: (509) 585-3380, Students: 587 )

  • Washington Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 105 West 21st Avenue, Kennewick, WA 99337, Phone: (509) 585-3320, Students: 565 )

  • Eastgate Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 910 East 10th Avebue, Kennewick, WA 99336, Phone: (509) 585-3360, Students: 512 )

  • Tapteal Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 705 N 62nd Ave, West Richland, WA 99353, Phone: (509) 967-4100, Students: 509 )

  • Cascade Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 505 South Highland Drive, Kennewick, WA 99337, Phone: (509) 585-3400, Students: 504 )

  • Keene-riverview Elementary


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 832 Park Ave., Prosser, WA 99350, Phone: (509) 786-2020, Students: 502 )

  • Ridge View Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 7001 West 13th Avenue, Kennewick, WA 99338, Phone: (509) 734-3650, Students: 500 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Benton County, Washington

  • Richland High School


    ( Grades: 8-12, Location: 930 Long Ave, Richland, WA 99352, Phone: (509) 942-2500, Students: 2,020 )

  • Kamiakin High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 600 North Arthur Street, Kennewick, WA 99336, Phone: (509) 734-3500, Students: 1,607 )

  • Kennewick High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 500 South Dayton Street, Kennewick, WA 99336, Phone: (509) 585-3212, Students: 1,585 )

  • Southridge High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 3320 South Union Loop, Kennewick, WA 99338, Phone: (509) 734-3800, Students: 1,422 )

  • Hanford High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 450 Hanford Street, Richland, WA 99352, Phone: (509) 371-2600, Students: 1,304 )

  • Prosser High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1203 Prosser Ave., Prosser, WA 99350, Phone: (509) 786-1224, Students: 871 )

  • Kiona-benton City High


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1107 Grace Avenue, Benton City, WA 99320, Phone: (509) 588-3310, Students: 518 )

  • River View High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 36509 S Lemon Dr, Kennewick, WA 99337, Phone: (509) 582-2158, Students: 345 )

  • Rivers Edge High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 975 Gillespie, Richland, WA 99352, Phone: (509) 942-2595, Students: 216 )

  • Prosser Falls Education Center


    ( Grades: 11-12, Location: 1500 Grant Ave., Prosser, WA 99350, Phone: (509) 786-1820, Students: 78 )

  • Tri-tech Skills Center


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 5929 West Metaline Avenue, Kennewick, WA 99336, Phone: (509) 734-3600, )

Largest Schools (Private) In Benton County, Washington

  • Liberty Christian School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 2200 Williams Blvd, Richland, WA 99354, Phone: (509) 946-0602, Students: 514 )

  • Christ The King School


    ( Grades: 1-8, Location: 1122 Long Avenue, Richland, WA 99354, Phone: (509) 946-6158, Students: 384 )

  • St Joseph's Catholic School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 901 W 4th Avenue, Kennewick, WA 99336, Phone: (509) 586-0481, Students: 289 )

  • Bethlehem Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 1409 S Garfield Street, Kennewick, WA 99337, Phone: (509) 582-5624, Students: 115 )

  • Calvary Christian School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 412 S Vancouver Street, Kennewick, WA 99336, Phone: (509) 586-8902, Students: 49 )

  • Franklin Academy


    ( Grades: K-11, Location: 283 E Reata Road, Kennewick, WA 99338, Phone: (509) 628-9265, Students: 43 )

  • Children's Garden Montessori


    ( Grades: 1-2, Location: 2440 Garlick Drive, Richland, WA 99354, Phone: (509) 375-1638, Students: 23 )

  • Heritage Preschool & Kindergarten


    ( Grades: K-1, Location: 1350 S Rainier Street, Kennewick, WA 99337, Phone: (509) 582-5608, Students: 18 )

  • Sagebrush Montessori School


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 304 Thayer Drive, Richland, WA 99352, Phone: (509) 946-0778, Students: 17 )

  • Oasis School


    ( Grades: 3-8, Location: 1917 Jadwin Avenue, Richland, WA 99354, Phone: (509) 375-4761, Students: 12 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Benton County, Washington

  • Benton City Branch Library


    810 Horne Road, Benton City, WA 99320

  • Keewaydin Park Branch Library


    405 S. Dayton, Kennewick, WA 99336

  • Kennewick Branch Library


    1620 S. Union, Kennewick, WA 99338

  • Prosser Branch Library


    902 Seventh Street, Prosser, WA 99350

  • West Richland Branch Library


    3803 W. Van Giesen, West Richland, WA 99353

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Benton County, Washington

  • Richland Public Library


    955 Northgate Dr, Richland, WA 99352

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Benton County, Washington


  • Arkansas Nautical Museum Inc


    Po Box 1214, Rogers, AR 72758

  • Arkansas Reenactor Educational Association Area Inc


    12674 Gooseberry Spur, Bentonville, AR 72712

  • Avery House Nature Center


    1200 Sw Avery Park Dr, Corvallis, OR 97333

  • B Reactor Museum Association


    Po Box 1531, Richland, WA 99352
    http://www.b-reactor.org

  • Bella Vista Historical Society


    1885 Bella Vista Way, Bella Vista, AR 72714
    http://www.bellavistamuseum.org

  • Belle Plaine Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 151, Belle Plaine, IA 52208

  • Benton County Cemetery Preservation Group


    Po Box 1234, Bentonville, AR 72712

  • Benton County Historical Museum


    1101 Main Street, Philomath, OR 97370

  • Benton County Historical Soc


    218 1st St N, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379

  • Benton County Historical Society


    Po Box 1034, Bentonville, AR 72712
    http://www.bentoncountyarhistoricalwsociety

  • Benton County Historical Society


    Po Box 341, Fowler, IN 47944

  • Benton County Historical Society


    Po Box 640, Vinton, IA 52349

  • Benton County Historical Society


    Po Box 426, Sauk Rapids, MN 56379

  • Benton County Historical Society


    Po Box 1082, Warsaw, MO 65355

  • Benton County Historical Society


    1101 Main St, Philomath, OR 97370
    http://www.bentoncountymuseum.org

  • Benton County Museum


    700 Benton St, Warsaw, MO 65355

  • Benton County Museum And Historical Society


    Po Box 1407, Prosser, WA 99350

  • Benton-franklin River Heritage Foundation


    1880 Fowler, Richland, WA 99352

  • Bentonville Historical Museum Inc


    1307 Nw K Street, Bentonville, AR 72712

  • Childrens Museum Of Northwestarkansas


    902 A S Walton Blvd Suite 1, Bentonville, AR 72712

  • Cole Camp Area Historical Society


    Po Box 151, Cole Camp, MO 65325

  • Cole Camp Community Betterment Association


    Po Box 94, Cole Camp, MO 65325

  • Cole Camp Museum Association


    Po Box 22, Cole Camp, MO 65325

  • College Of Philomath Community Corporation


    Po Box 1033, Philomath, OR 97370

  • Columbia River Exhibition Of History, Science & Technology


    95 Lee Boulevard, Richland, WA 99352

  • Corvallis Environmental Center


    214 Nw Monroe Ave, Corvallis, OR 97331
    http://www.corvallisenvironmentalcenter.org/

  • Corvallis Historic Auto Club


    Po Box 254, Corvallis, OR 97330
    http://corvallishistoricautoclub.com

  • Crehst Museum


    95 Lee Blvd, Richland, WA 99352
    http://www.crehst.org

  • Crystal Bridges Museum Of American Art Inc


    600 Museum Way, Bentonville, AR 72712

  • Daisy Airgun Museum


    202 W Walnut St, Rogers, AR 72756

  • Dc-3 Aviation Museum


    3301 Nw Walnut Blvd, Corvallis, OR 97330

  • East Benton County Historical Society


    205 Keewaydin Dr, Kennewick, WA 99336
    http://www.ebchs.org

  • Enhancement Association Of Prosser


    1230 Bennett Avenue, Prosser, WA 99350

  • Environmental Science & Technology Foundation


    95 Lee Blvd, Richland, WA 99352
    http://www.crehst.org

  • Equine Ambassadors Inc


    Po Box 3099, Richland, WA 99352

  • Friends Of The Rogers Historical Museum


    322 South Second Street, Rogers, AR 72756
    http://www.rogersarkansas.com/museum

  • Glade Community Historical Society Inc


    20916 Slate Gap Rd E, Garfield, AR 72732

  • Gravette Historical Museum


    503 Charlotte St Se, Gravette, AR 72736

  • Hanford Reach Interpretive Center


    Po Box 1160, Richland, WA 99352
    http://www.visitthereach.org

  • Iowa Baseball Museum Of Norway Inc


    112 East Railroad St, Norway, IA 52318
    http://www.norwaybaseballmuseum.com

  • Jskwic Foundation


    4600 Collins Rd, West Richland, WA 99353

  • Museum Of Native American History Inc


    202 Sw 0 St, Bentonville, AR 72712
    http://www.monah.us

  • Northwest Arkansas Genealogical Society Inc


    405 S Main St, Bentonville, AR 72712

  • Northwest Arkansas Historical Education Association Inc


    1801 Beth Dr, Rogers, AR 72758

  • Oak Grove Heritage House Inc


    Po Box 261, Oxford, IN 47971

  • Old Paths Historical Library Inc


    3207 Nw Avignon Way, Bentonville, AR 72712

  • Oregon State Button Society


    25061 Decker Rd, Corvallis, OR 97333

  • Osage Valley Heritage Association Inc


    Po Box 352, Warsaw, MO 65355

  • Pea Ridge Historical Society Inc


    344 Halleck Ln, Pea Ridge, AR 72751

  • Pea Ridge National Military Park Foundation


    Po Box 925, Pea Ridge, AR 72751

  • Peel House Foundation


    400 S Walton Blvd, Bentonville, AR 72712
    http://peelcompton.org/peel

  • Philomath Downtown Association Inc


    Po Box 864, Philomath, OR 97370

  • Poor Richard's Art


    116 S 1st St, Rogers, AR 72756
    http://www.poorrichardsart.com

  • Prairie Preservation Guild Ltd


    Po Box 125, Fowler, IN 47944

  • Rabbit Hill School Charitable Foundation


    C/o Stephen J Neshyba 777 Nw 9th St, Corvallis, OR 97330

  • Rocky Branch School Preservation Associates Inc


    21063 Low Gap Lane, Rogers, AR 72756

  • Siloam Springs Museum Society


    Po Box 1164, Siloam Springs, AR 72761

  • South Benton Communities Historical Association


    Po Box 177, Monroe, OR 97456

  • South Benton Community Museum


    140 S 5th St, Monroe, OR 97456

  • Sugar Creek Model Railroad & Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 5452, Bella Vista, AR 72714
    http://railroadclubsugarcreek.org


* There are 7 more museums in Benton County, Washington not display here.

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Benton County, Washington affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Benton County, Washington.

Area Features of Benton County, Washington


Airport


(1) Columbia Crest Winery Airport   (2) Kennewick General Hospital Heliport   (3) Mc Whorter Ranch Airport   (4) Mercer Ranch Airport   (5) Richland Airport   (6) Tri-cities Airport   (7) Vista Field Airport   (8) Wnp-2 Plant Support Facility Heliport  

Area


(1) Pacific Northwest Region - 2-digit Hydrologic Unit Code - 17   (2) Rattlesnake Hills Research Natural Area  

Basin


(1) Snively Basin  

Bridge


(1) Twin Bridges  

Building


(1) American Medical Response   (2) Amon Pumping Station   (3) Benton County Fire District 1 Office   (4) Benton County Fire District 1 Station 110   (5) Benton County Fire District 1 Station 130   (6) Benton County Fire District 1 Station 140   (7) Benton County Fire District 1 Station 150   (8) Benton County Fire District 2   (9) Benton County Fire District 6   (10) Benton County Fire Protection District 4   (11) Benton County Fire Protection District 4 Station 410   (12) Benton County Fire Protection District 5 Station 510   (13) Benton County Fire Protection District 5 Station 520   (14) Benton County Fire Protection District 5 Station 530   (15) Benton County Fire Protection District 5 Station 540   (16) Benton County Sheriff S Office   (17) Department Of Energy Hanford Site - Hanford Fire Department Station 93   (18) Department Of Energy Hanford Site - Hanford Fire Department Station 94   (19) Department Of Engery Hanford Site - Hanford Fire Department Station 92   (20) Fast Flux Test Facility   (21) Franklin County Fire District 3 Station 32   (22) Franklin County Fire District 3 Station 33   (23) Franklin County Fire District 3 Station 34 Main   (24) Franklin County Fire District 3 Station 35   (25) Franklin County Fire District 3 Station 36   (26) Franklin County Sheriff S Office   (27) Kennewick Fire Department Station 1   (28) Kennewick Fire Department Station 2   (29) Kennewick Fire Department Station 3   (30) Kennewick Fire Department Station 4   (31) Kennewick Police Department   (32) Klickitat County Fire District 10   (33) Pasco Fire Department Ambulance Service Station 81   (34) Pasco Fire Department Ambulance Service Station 82 Airport   (35) Pasco Fire Department Ambulance Service Station 83   (36) Pasco Police Department   (37) Prosser Fire District 3 Station 320   (38) Richland Fire And Emergency Services Station 71   (39) Richland Fire Dept Station 72   (40) Richland Fire Dept Station 73   (41) Tri Cities Vocational Center   (42) West Richland Police Department  

Canal


(1) A P Canal   (2) A P Lateral   (3) Amon Wasteway   (4) Chandler Canal   (5) Columbia Canal   (6) Columbia Canal Number 1   (7) Columbia Canal Number 2   (8) Columbia Canal Number 3   (9) Division Four Canal   (10) East Badger Lateral   (11) Esquatzel Diversion Channel   (12) Franklin County Irrigation Canal   (13) Highland Feeder Canal   (14) Highlift Canal   (15) Horn Rapids Canal   (16) Horn Rapids Ditch   (17) Kennewick Main Canal   (18) Kiona Canal   (19) Lateral Number 1 8 Historical   (20) Mcwhorter Canal   (21) Pasco Pump Lateral Canal   (22) West Badger Lateral  

Cape


(1) Columbia Point  

Cemetery


(1) City View Cemetery   (2) Columbia Memorial Gardens   (3) Desert Lawn Memorial Park   (4) Evergreen Cemetery   (5) Resthaven Cemetery   (6) Riverview Heights Cemetery   (7) Sunset Memorial Gardens  

Census


(1) Finley Census Designated Place   (2) Highland Census Designated Place   (3) West Pasco Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) North Channel Columbia River   (2) South Channel Columbia River  

Church


(1) Iglesia Bautista De Riverview   (2) Sunset View Baptist Church   (3) West Side Church  

Civil


(1) Benton City Division   (2) Benton County   (3) City Of Benton City   (4) City Of Kennewick   (5) City Of Pasco   (6) City Of Richland   (7) City Of West Richland   (8) Hanford Site Division   (9) Northwest Benton Division   (10) Pasco Division   (11) Richland-kennewick Division   (12) South Benton Division  

Dam


(1) Blair Reservoir Dam   (2) Burlingame Dam   (3) Coffin Sheep Dam   (4) Coffin Sheep Dam Number Three   (5) Columbia Park Dam   (6) Horn Rapids Dam   (7) Meadow Springs Dam   (8) Pat Owens Dam   (9) Sandpiper Farms Leveling Pond Dam  

Flat


(1) Iowa Flats  

Gap


(1) Goose Gap   (2) The Gap  

Gut


(1) Paterson Slough  

Hospital


(1) Kadlec Medical Center   (2) Kennewick General Hospital   (3) Lourdes Counseling Center   (4) Lourdes Medical Center  

Island


(1) Bateman Island   (2) Big Blalock Island   (3) Blalock Island   (4) Blalock Islands   (5) Clover Island   (6) Cooks Island Historical   (7) Coyote Islands Historical   (8) Fox Island   (9) Indian Island   (10) Island Number 18 Historical   (11) Johnson Island   (12) Little Blalock Island   (13) Monument Island   (14) Nelson Island   (15) Number 18 Island Historical   (16) Rock Island   (17) Sand Island   (18) Songbird Island   (19) Telegraph Island   (20) The Island   (21) Van Skinner Island   (22) Wade Island   (23) Whitcomb Island   (24) Wooded Island  

Lake


(1) Badlands Lakes   (2) Lost Lake  

Locale


(1) Anderson Ranch   (2) Barger   (3) Bennett Ranch   (4) Benson Ranch   (5) Berrian   (6) Biggam   (7) Buckskin Golf Club   (8) Canyon Lakes Golf Course   (9) Chandler   (10) Chandler Power And Pumping Plant   (11) Columbia Park Golf Course   (12) Columbia Point Golf Course   (13) Columbia Shopping Center   (14) Columbia Square   (15) Court Street Plaza   (16) Davis Ranch   (17) Erie   (18) Griggs Shopping Center   (19) Grosscup   (20) Hanford Road Barricade   (21) Hanford Site   (22) Hodges Ranch   (23) Horn Rapids Desert Style Golf Course   (24) Kennewick Plaza   (25) Ledbeder Substation   (26) Lenzie Ranch   (27) Mcwhorter Ranch   (28) Midtown Plaza   (29) Mottinger   (30) Port Of Pasco   (31) Port Of Pasco Industrial Park   (32) Prior Ranch   (33) Sage   (34) Sham-na-pum Golf Course   (35) Snively Ranch   (36) The Badlands   (37) The Highlands Center   (38) Three Hundred North Radioactive Waste Dump   (39) Tri-cities Center   (40) Tri-city Golf Course   (41) West Richland Municipal Golf Course   (42) West Side Shopping Center   (43) Westgate Shopping Center   (44) Wye Barricade   (45) Youngs Ranch  

Military


(1) Naval Air Station Pasco Historical  

Park


(1) Chamna Natural Preserve   (2) Chiawana Park   (3) Columbia Park Historical   (4) Columbia Point Marina Park   (5) Crow Butte State Park   (6) Edgar Brown Memorial Stadium   (7) Fruitland Park   (8) Hatfield Park   (9) Horn Rapids County Park   (10) Howard Amon Park   (11) James J Lawless Park   (12) Jefferson Park   (13) John Day Park   (14) John Day Wildlife Management Area   (15) Keewaydin Park   (16) Lawrence Scott Park   (17) Layton Park   (18) Leslie Groves Park   (19) Martin Luther King Jr Community Center   (20) Paul Liddell Park   (21) Plymouth Park   (22) Rattlesnake Slope State Wildlife Recreation Area   (23) Riverview Natural Preserve   (24) Sanders Field   (25) Sylvester Park   (26) Two Rivers Park   (27) Umatilla National Wildlife Refuge   (28) Underwood Park   (29) W E Johnson Park   (30) Westwood Park  

Populated Place


(1) Badger   (2) Benton City   (3) Berrian   (4) Chaffee   (5) Gibbon   (6) Glade   (7) Highland   (8) Horse Heaven   (9) Island View   (10) Kennewick   (11) Kiona   (12) Longview Historical   (13) North Mcnary   (14) Pasco   (15) Pasco West   (16) Paterson   (17) Plymouth   (18) Port Of Kennewick   (19) Richland   (20) Richland Junction   (21) Richland Y   (22) Riverview   (23) Ruby   (24) South Highlands   (25) Vista   (26) West Highlands   (27) West Pasco   (28) West Richland   (29) Whitcomb   (30) Whitstran  

Rapids


(1) Horn Rapids   (2) Umatilla Rapids Historical  

Reserve


(1) Crow Butte Treaty Fishing Access Site  

Reservoir


(1) Ben Blair Pond   (2) Lake Wallula   (3) Meadow Springs Reservoir   (4) Sandpiper Farms Leveling Pond  

Ridge


(1) Canoe Ridge   (2) Paterson Ridge   (3) Sagebrush Ridge  

School


(1) Bethlehem Luthern School   (2) Canyon View Elementary School   (3) Captain Gray Elementary School   (4) Carmichael Junior High School   (5) Cascade Elementary School   (6) Chief Joseph Junior High School   (7) Christ The King School   (8) Columbia Basin Community College   (9) Desert Hills Middle School   (10) Eastgate Elementary School   (11) Edison Elementary School   (12) Emerson Elementary School   (13) Erikson Home School   (14) Fruitland School   (15) Hanford Secondary School   (16) Hawthorne Elementary School   (17) Highlands Middle School   (18) Housel Middle School   (19) James W Mcgee Elementary School   (20) Jason Lee School   (21) Jefferson School   (22) Kamiakin High School   (23) Kennewick High School   (24) Kiona-benton City Elementary School   (25) Lewis And Clark School   (26) Lincoln Elementary School   (27) Lincoln School   (28) Longfellow Elementary School   (29) Mark Twain Elementary School   (30) Mark Twain School   (31) Mcloughlin Junior High School   (32) Mcloughlin Middle School   (33) New Horizon High School   (34) Park Middle School   (35) Pasco Kindergarten   (36) Pasco Senior High School   (37) Paterson Elementary School   (38) Plymouth Elementary School   (39) Richland High School   (40) Robert Frost Elementary School   (41) Ruth Livingston Elementary School   (42) Sacajawea School   (43) Saint Josephs School   (44) Saint Patrick School   (45) Southgate Elementary School   (46) Spalding School   (47) Stevens Junior High School   (48) Sunset View Elementary School   (49) Sunset View School   (50) Tri City Area Vocational Skills Center   (51) Tri-city Junior Academy   (52) Vista Elementary School   (53) Vista School   (54) Washington Elementary School   (55) Washington State University Experimental Station   (56) Westgate Elementary School   (57) Whitman School   (58) Whittier School  

Spring


(1) Badger Spring   (2) Bennett Spring   (3) Benson Spring   (4) Bowden Springs   (5) Coyote Springs   (6) Doke Spring   (7) Katie Fleck Spring   (8) Lonesome Spring   (9) Lower Snively Spring   (10) Matney Spring   (11) Mckinley Springs   (12) Olson Spring   (13) Rattlesnake Spring   (14) Sam White Spring   (15) Section 9 Spring   (16) Snively Spring   (17) Upper Snively Spring   (18) Virgil O Mcwhorter Spring  

Stream


(1) Cold Creek   (2) Corral Creek   (3) Dry Creek   (4) East Branch Glade Creek   (5) Glade Creek   (6) Rattlesnake Creek   (7) Snipes Creek   (8) Spring Creek   (9) Yakima River  

Summit


(1) Badger Mountain   (2) Candy Mountain   (3) Chandler Butte   (4) Crow Butte   (5) Flat Top Hill   (6) Goose Egg Hill   (7) Goose Hill   (8) Johnson Butte   (9) Jump Off Joe   (10) Lookout   (11) Phinny Hill   (12) Quarry Butte   (13) Rattlesnake Mountain   (14) Red Mountain   (15) Royer Hill   (16) Sillusi Butte   (17) The Horn  

Tower


(1) Kale-am Richland   (2) Kepr-tv Pasco   (3) Keyw-fm Pasco   (4) Kfae-fm Richland   (5) Kgdn-fm Pasco   (6) Kiok-fm Richland   (7) Kndu-tv Richland   (8) Kolu-fm Pasco   (9) Kona-am Kennewick-richland-pasco   (10) Kona-fm Kennewick   (11) Kord-am Pasco   (12) Kord-fm Richland   (13) Koty-fm Richland   (14) Ktcr-am Kennewick   (15) Ktcv-fm Kennewick   (16) Ktnw-tv Richland   (17) Kvew-tv Kennewick  

Valley


(1) Amon Canyon   (2) Artesian Coulee   (3) Badger Canyon   (4) Bing Canyon   (5) Bofer Canyon   (6) Carter Canyon   (7) Cold Creek Valley   (8) Corral Canyon   (9) Coyote Canyon   (10) Crow Canyon   (11) Dead Canyon   (12) Esquatzel Coulee   (13) Fourmile Canyon   (14) Kelly Gulch   (15) Moore Canyon   (16) Prospect Canyon   (17) Rankin Canyon   (18) Rush Canyon   (19) Scouten Canyon   (20) Sheep Canyon   (21) Snively Gulch   (22) Straub Canyon   (23) Switzler Canyon   (24) Taylor Canyon   (25) Webber Canyon   (26) Zintel Canyon  

Well


(1) Amon Well   (2) Big Well   (3) Bofer Well   (4) Cresswell Well   (5) Creswell Well   (6) Edwards Well   (7) Idle Well   (8) Orcutt Well   (9) Root Well   (10) Sweanys Well   (11) Taylor Well   (12) Williams Wells   (13) Youngs Well  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Benton County, Washington

99336 (pop. 40,820) 99352 (pop. 38,753) 99337 (pop. 25,215)
99350 (pop. 11,399) 99353 (pop. 9,294) 99320 (pop. 8,286)
99338 (pop. 7,614) 99346 (pop. 268) 99345 (pop. 222)


Counties Nearby Benton County, Washington

Benton County, WA  (pop. 182,460) 0.0 Miles
Franklin County, WA  (pop. 85,186) 19.5 Miles
Walla Walla County, WA  (pop. 59,481) 47.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Benton County, Washington

509



Elevation in Benton County, Washington is 807.0 ft. (246.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Benton County, Washington

Lat: 46.248840 N        Long: -119.385012 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Benton County, Washington need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Washington

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.39 4.15 2.39 3.13 0.00 3.40
  Total Electric Industry 4.39 4.15 2.39 3.13 0.00 3.40
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.36 4.19 2.29 3.21 0.00 3.37
  Total Electric Industry 4.36 4.19 2.29 3.21 0.00 3.37
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.46 4.31 2.24 3.34 0.00 3.43
  Total Electric Industry 4.46 4.31 2.24 3.34 0.00 3.43
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.60 4.50 2.40 3.53 0.00 3.65
  Total Electric Industry 4.60 4.50 2.40 3.53 0.00 3.65
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.97 4.72 2.79 3.83 0.00 4.02
  Total Electric Industry 4.97 4.72 2.79 3.83 0.00 4.02
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.97 4.82 2.96 3.75 0.00 4.10
  Total Electric Industry 4.97 4.82 2.96 3.75 0.00 4.10
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.03 4.88 2.85 3.84 0.00 4.19
  Total Electric Industry 5.03 4.88 2.85 3.84 0.00 4.19
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.95 4.79 2.59 4.06 0.00 4.04
  Total Electric Industry 4.95 4.79 2.59 4.06 0.00 4.04
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.03 4.81 2.64 3.61 0.00 4.03
  Total Electric Industry 5.03 4.81 2.64 3.61 0.00 4.03
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 2.23 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 5.10 4.86 2.70 3.66 0.00 4.10
  Total Electric Industry 5.10 4.86 2.65 3.66 0.00 4.01
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 2.19 0.00 0.00 2.19
  Full-Service Providers 5.13 4.86 3.42 3.65 0.00 4.41
  Total Electric Industry 5.13 4.86 3.30 3.65 0.00 4.33
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 3.66 0.00 0.00 3.66
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 6.17 0.00 0.00 6.17
  Full-Service Providers 5.70 5.45 4.43 4.69 0.00 5.27
  Total Electric Industry 5.70 5.45 4.75 4.69 0.00 5.34
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 3.54 0.00 0.00 3.54
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 10.07 0.00 0.00 10.07
  Full-Service Providers 6.29 6.11 4.23 4.94 0.00 5.77
  Total Electric Industry 6.29 6.11 4.88 4.94 0.00 5.88
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.01 0.56 0.00 0.00 0.57
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 8.47 8.47 0.00 0.00 8.47
  Full-Service Providers 6.31 6.06 4.25 0.00 6.45 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 6.31 6.07 4.76 0.00 6.45 5.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 0.37 0.00 0.00 0.37
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 1,600.00 4.27 0.00 0.00 4.28
  Full-Service Providers 6.37 6.17 4.28 0.00 6.44 5.80
  Total Electric Industry 6.37 6.17 4.28 0.00 6.44 5.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.89 0.43 0.00 0.00 0.44
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.03 5.21 0.00 0.00 5.17
  Full-Service Providers 6.54 6.33 4.13 0.00 6.44 5.87
  Total Electric Industry 6.54 6.33 4.27 0.00 6.44 5.87
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.93 0.54 0.00 0.00 0.55
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.14 5.66 0.00 0.00 5.62
  Full-Service Providers 6.82 6.64 4.26 0.00 5.93 6.14
  Total Electric Industry 6.82 6.63 4.44 0.00 5.93 6.14

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Benton County, Washington

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 37   (5.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 43   (6.9%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 19   (3.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 63   (10.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 84   (13.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 148   (23.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 104   (16.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 34   (5.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 34   (5.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 11   (1.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 21   (3.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 8   (1.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 16   (2.6%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Benton County, Washington)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 2,593

1 vehicle available : 10,364

2 vehicles available : 3,611

3 vehicles available : 935

4 or more vehicles available : 127

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 494

1 vehicle available : 4,387

2 vehicles available : 10,805

3 vehicles available : 5,045

4 or more vehicles available : 1,767

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 84

1 vehicle available : 1,811

2 vehicles available : 3,981

3 vehicles available : 2,482

4 or more vehicles available : 1,446

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 381

1 vehicle available : 1,693

2 vehicles available : 6,858

3 vehicles available : 4,347

4 or more vehicles available : 3,332


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Benton County, Washington)

1-person household:

No workers : 8,551

1 worker : 9,079

2-person household:

No workers : 6,774

1 worker : 8,240

2 workers : 7,484

3-person household:

No workers : 785

1 worker : 3,289

2 workers : 4,770

3 workers : 960

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 863

1 worker : 5,818

2 workers : 7,773

3 or more workers : 2,157


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Benton County, Washington)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 64,044

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 5,077

In 3-person carpool : 1,202

In 4-person carpool : 688

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 432

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 1,161

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 999

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 16

Motorcycle : 284

Bicycle : 362

Walked : 2,151

Other means : 256

Worked at home : 2,911


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Benton County, Washington)

Less than 5 minutes : 3,012

5 to 9 minutes : 10,187

10 to 14 minutes : 11,711

15 to 19 minutes : 17,032

20 to 24 minutes : 12,436

25 to 29 minutes : 4,478

30 to 34 minutes : 6,220

35 to 39 minutes : 1,632

40 to 44 minutes : 1,631

45 to 59 minutes : 4,651

60 to 89 minutes : 2,630

90 or more minutes : 1,052


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Benton County, Washington

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 169  (35.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 18  (3.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 44  (9.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 120  (24.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 81  (16.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 114  (39.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 31  (10.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 102  (34.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 21  (7.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Benton County, Washington

Bus Station(s)


    Hwy I-82 at Exit 80
    Thruway bus stop at rest area
    Prosser, Washington 99350

    1515 George Washington Way
    Clarion Hotel
    Richland, Washington 99354

    4083 W. Van Giesen
    Genie Services Bus Stop
    West Richland, Washington 99353

    4083 W. Van Giesen
    Genie Services Bus Stop
    West Richland, Washington 99353

(updated 2008)



Employment Rate In Benton County, Washington

Employed: 79,261
Unemployed: 4,818



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Benton County, Washington

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 3.5%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 5.2%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 30.9%
  • Other: 60.4%



Water Usage In Benton County, Washington

Ground Water

 
Fresh 43.78 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 43.78 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 736.27 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 736.27 Mgal/d





There are 1,328 Farms In Benton County, Washington


(updated 2008)



Banks In Benton County, Washington

U.s. Bank National Association - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.3b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $8b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Yakima Federal Savings And Loan Association - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $7m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 10

Umpqua Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $88.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 363

Banner Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $13.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 91

Keybank National Association - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $267m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,026

Bank Of America, National Association - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.3b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Community First Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $500.6k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 40

Bank Of The West - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $138.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 603

Americanwest Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 96

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Benton County, Washington

  • Richland Airport


    (about 5.6 miles in Richland, Washington; Airport Code: RLD)

  • Vista Field


    (about 8.7 miles in Kennewick, Washington; Airport Code: ZXX)

  • Tri Cities


    (about 13.0 miles in Pasco, Washington; Airport Code: PSC)

  • Prosser Airport


    (about 19.7 miles in Grandview, Washington; Airport Code: RQE)

  • Hermiston Municipal


    (about 29.9 miles in Hermiston, Oregon; Airport Code: HES)

  • Connell City


    (about 38.8 miles in Connell, Washington; Airport Code: WQI)

  • Othello Municipal


    (about 40.4 miles in Cunningham, Washington; Airport Code: FVH)

  • Pendleton Municipal


    (about 46.3 miles in Cayuse, Oregon; Airport Code: PDT)

  • Eastern Oregon Regional at Pendleton


    (about 46.3 miles in Cayuse, Oregon; Airport Code: PDT)

  • Walla Walla Regional


    (about 53.4 miles in Walla Walla, Washington; Airport Code: ALW)

  • Yakima Air Terminal/McAllister Field


    (about 59.2 miles in Yakima, Washington; Airport Code: YKM)

  • Larson AFB


    (about 62.2 miles in Moses Lake, Washington; Airport Code: LRN)

  • Grant County International


    (about 66.1 miles in Moses Lake, Washington; Airport Code: MWH)

  • Quincy Municipal


    (about 69.9 miles in George, Washington; Airport Code: JZN)

  • Ephrata


    (about 73.2 miles in Ephrata, Washington; Airport Code: EPH)

  • Ephrata Municipal


    (about 73.4 miles in Ephrata, Washington; Airport Code: EPH)

  • Bowers Field


    (about 76.8 miles in Kittitas, Washington; Airport Code: ELN)

  • Pangborn Memorial


    (about 88.4 miles in Wenatchee, Washington; Airport Code: EAT)

  • La Grande/Union County


    (about 93.9 miles in Cove, Oregon; Airport Code: LGD)

  • The Dalles Municipal


    (about 95.9 miles in Dallesport, Washington; Airport Code: DLS)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Benton County, Washington

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

61.50%

Carpooled

14.98%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

1.05%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

4.20%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

18.27%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Benton County, Washington, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Benton County, Washington)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 29,683

Renter-occupied housing units : 5,617

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,876

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,405

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,564

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,602

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 10,409

Renter-occupied housing units : 10,387


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Benton County, Washington)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 4,186

Householder 35 to 44 years : 6,763

Householder 45 to 54 years : 7,668

Householder 55 to 59 years : 3,862

Householder 60 to 64 years : 3,391

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,907

Householder 75 years and over : 870

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 637

Householder 35 to 44 years : 812

Householder 45 to 54 years : 2,388

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,853

Householder 60 to 64 years : 2,349

Householder 65 to 74 years : 4,262

Householder 75 years and over : 3,584


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Benton County, Washington)

Less than 10.0 percent : 910

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 1,905

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 3,095

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 2,496

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 2,649

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 1,782

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 1,086

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 1,968

50.0 percent or more : 4,219

Not computed : 901


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Benton County, Washington)

Built 2010 or later : $270,500

Built 2000 to 2009 : $257,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $196,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $186,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $163,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $172,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $137,400

Built 1940 to 1949 : $137,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $156,400


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Benton County, Washington: 70.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Washington: 64.4%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Benton County, Washington

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 716 716 $112,960,847
  Two Family 8 16 $973,980
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $592,337
  Five or More Family 3 31 $1,540,902
  Total

729 770 $116,068,066
2000        
  Single Family 637 637 $107,725,906
  Two Family 8 16 $2,014,169
  Three and Four Family 6 24 $2,610,129
  Five or More Family 1 12 $2,915,700
  Total

652 689 $115,265,904
2001        
  Single Family 847 847 $76,050,594
  Two Family 5 10 $1,374,442
  Three and Four Family 8 32 $2,768,330
  Five or More Family 15 122 $7,424,506
  Total

875 1,011 $87,617,872
2002        
  Single Family 625 625 $99,442,362
  Two Family 15 30 $1,640,778
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 10 212 $8,164,385
  Total

650 867 $109,247,525
2003        
  Single Family 883 883 $173,797,284
  Two Family 18 36 $2,607,632
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 11 93 $6,735,175
  Total

912 1,012 $183,140,091
2004        
  Single Family 751 751 $153,560,723
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 59 225 $25,299,839
  Five or More Family 2 55 $7,020,610
  Total

812 1,031 $185,881,172
2005        
  Single Family 1,103 1,103 $232,928,598
  Two Family 7 14 $1,806,350
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 8 102 $4,017,975
  Total

1,118 1,219 $238,752,923
2006        
  Single Family 932 932 $211,858,375
  Two Family 5 10 $1,545,291
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

937 942 $213,403,666


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Benton County, WA): $44,500
Median Household Income In 2000 (Washington): $45,776


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Benton County): $163,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Washington): $158,800


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Benton County, Washington

Utility Gas: 1.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 3.6%
Electricity: 74.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 7.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 11.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 2.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Benton County, Washington

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 48.53%
  • Juvenile facilities : 2.52%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 27.56%
  • Other institutional facilities : 0.49%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 20.9%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Benton County): $550
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Washington): $663
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Benton County): $709


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Benton County, Washington are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Benton County, Washington

Prosser Memorial Home Health


     Address: 1239 Meade Avenue, Prosser, Washington 99350
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 6/9/1995

Tri-cities Home Health


     Address: 1766 Fowler, Suite B, Richland, Washington 99352
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Kennewick General Hosp Hh


     Address: 18 N Auburn, Kennewick, Washington 99336
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 4/10/1985

Adventist Health/home Care Svs


     Address: 17 North 2nd Avenue, Walla Walla, Washington 99362
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 2/27/1985

St Mary Medical Center Hh


     Address: 380 Chase, Walla Walla, Washington 99362
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 1/28/1975

Hospitals Close To Benton County, Washington

Prosser Memorial Hospital


     Address: 723 Memorial Street, Prosser, Washington 99350
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Kennewick General Hospital


     Address: 900 South Auburn Street, Kennewick, Washington 99336
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Kadlec Medical Center


     Address: 888 Swift Blvd, Richland, Washington 99352
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Lourdes Medical Center


     Address: 520 N Fourth Avenue, Pasco, Washington 99301
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

St Mary Medical Center


     Address: 401 W Poplar St, Walla Walla, Washington 99362
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Benton County, Washington

Prosser Memorial Hospital


     Address: 723 Memorial Street, Prosser, Washington 99350
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 30
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Canyon Lakes Restorative And R


     Address: 2702 South Ely, Kennewick, Washington 99337
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 100%

Richland Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 1745 Pike Avenue, Richland, Washington 99352
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 69
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Life Care Center Of Richland


     Address: 44 Goethals Drive, Richland, Washington 99352
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 59
     Percent Occupied: 57%

Life Care Center Of Kennewick


     Address: 1508 West Seventh Avenue, Kennewick, Washington 99336
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 98
     Percent Occupied: 72%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Benton County, Washington

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 4 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Benton County, Washington

    Retired Workers: 16,040
    Disabled Workers: 3,550
    Widowers Workers: 2,120
    Spouses Workers: 1,415
    Children Workers: 1,900


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Benton County, Washington


Charges


Regular Highways: $1,000
Housing & Community Development: $6,000
Parks & Recreation: $13,000
Solid Waste Management: $102,000
All Other: $4,011,000


Federal Intergovernmental


General Support: $856,000
Other Natural Resources: $40,000
All Other: $474,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $163,000
Health & Hospitals: $6,201,000
Highways: $5,601,000
Housing & Community Development: $64,000
Public Welfare: $1,000
All Other: $2,830,000


Local Intergovernmental


Health & Hospitals: $10,197,000
Highways: $164,000
All Other: $13,174,000


Current Operations


Correctional Institutions: $10,190,000
Corrections - Other: $5,872,000
Financial Administration: $3,428,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $11,170,000
Central Staff Services: $1,834,000
Health Services - Other: $14,598,000
Regular Highways: $2,320,000
Housing & Community Development: $540,000
Natural Resources - Other: $521,000
Parks & Recreation: $695,000
Police Protection: $5,302,000
Solid Waste Management: $93,000
General - Other: $3,269,000


Construction


Regular Highways: $5,071,000
Police Protection: $1,051,000
General: $21,000


Other Capital Outlay


Correctional Institutions: $193,000
Financial Administration: $2,000
Central Staff: $66,000
Health - Other: $167,000
Regular Highways: $268,000
Parks & Recreation: $596,000
Police Protection: $458,000
General - Other: $43,000


General


Interest On Debt: $1,436,000


Tax


Property: $19,540,000
Total General Sales: $13,209,000
Public Utilities: $1,000
Other Selective Sales: $208,000
Motor Vehicle License: $862,000
Occupation & Business License, Nec: $1,000
Other License: $692,000
Documentary & Stock Transfer: $598,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $525,000
Property Sale Other: $34,000
Interest Earnings: $1,852,000
Fines & Forfeits: $1,743,000
Rents: $993,000
Donations From Private Sources: $23,000
General Revenue, Nec: $183,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $1,252,000


Bond Fund


Cash & Deposits: $8,733,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $39,436,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $30,813,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $900,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,555,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $31,975,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,630,000


(updated 2006)



Benton County, Washington Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 32.22%
  • Bush & Cheney 66.31%
  • Other 1.48%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Benton County, Washington citizens.

Relocation to Benton County, WA

8.09 % of Benton County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $43,090

Washington Average 7.86 %

0.07 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $31,902

Washington Average 0.26 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Benton County, WA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Franklin County , WA 1.68 % ($34,415 AGI )
  • Yakima County , WA 0.67 % ($31,588 AGI )
  • King County , WA 0.40 % ($47,844 AGI )
  • Spokane County , WA 0.32 % ($37,322 AGI )
  • Walla Walla County , WA 0.27 % ($32,910 AGI )
  • Umatilla County , OR 0.20 % ($29,239 AGI )
  • Grant County , WA 0.18 % ($34,910 AGI )
  • Pierce County , WA 0.13 % ($46,583 AGI )
  • Snohomish County , WA 0.13 % ($49,843 AGI )
  • Maricopa County , AZ 0.10 % ($51,158 AGI )

Relocation away from Benton County, WA

8.56 % of Benton County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $43,365

Washington Average 7.07 %

0.09 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $52,769

Washington Average 0.16 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Benton County, WA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Franklin County , WA 2.28 % ($37,829 AGI )
  • King County , WA 0.52 % ($34,905 AGI )
  • Yakima County , WA 0.46 % ($32,261 AGI )
  • Spokane County , WA 0.36 % ($30,717 AGI )
  • Walla Walla County , WA 0.21 % ($35,496 AGI )
  • Clark County , WA 0.14 % ($67,747 AGI )
  • Pierce County , WA 0.14 % ($44,320 AGI )
  • Snohomish County , WA 0.13 % ($38,886 AGI )
  • Umatilla County , OR 0.12 % ($37,882 AGI )
  • Clark County , NV 0.11 % ($65,556 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Washington

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Washington

6.50%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Benton County, Washington is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Benton County, Washington


On 05/09/1956, a tornado touched down 13.57 miles from the center of Benton County, Washington. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/07/2004, a tornado touched down 23.11 miles from the center of Benton County, Washington. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Benton County, Washington

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Dry Microburst        
08/10/2000, 09:30 pm 0 0 $20K --
         
Dust Devil        
06/13/2005, 02:30 pm 0 0 $1K --
         
Dust Storm        
05/13/1993, 08:50 am 0 0 $5K --
         
Hail        
05/04/2005, 04:30 pm 0 0 $50K $150K
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/27/2001, 02:30 pm 0 0 $15K --
         
Wind        
11/03/1993, 04:00 am 0 0 $5M --
         



Tornados In Benton County, Washington

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2004-06-07 1 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1956-05-08 10 80 -- 0 0 -- --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Benton County, Washington directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Washington

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
18,557 18,790 19,798 20,016 19,112 20,403 20,183 21,008 18,270 18,712


(updated 2014)



Jails in Benton County, Washington


  • Benton County Jail


    7122 W. Okanogan Pl. Ms B, Kennewick, WA 99336
    Capacity: 800
    Confined: 647
    Avg. Population: 691
    Year Built: 1984
    Year Renovated: 2003


(updated 2006)



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