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People

Total Population 13,048
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 10%
Employed Population 16+ 5,812
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 60%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $91,132
% Above Poverty Level 90.2%
% Below Poverty Level 9.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 16.2%
Median Gross Rent $906
Median House Value $194,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23%
US/American 0.5%
English 15%
Irish 13%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

West Richland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles NW of Kennewick, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 166 miles SE of Seattle, Washington
County Benton
Metro Area Richland - Kennewick - Pasco
Standard Zip Codes 99352, 99353
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.304
Longitude -119.36

West Richland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station RICHLAND
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 65 F
Jul Temp 59 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 7.5 inches
Station ELTOPIA 8 WSW
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 39 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 55 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 8.8 inches
Station PROSSER
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 41 F
Apr Temp 39 to 66 F
Jul Temp 55 to 89 F
Oct Temp 38 to 68 F
Annual Precip 8.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, West Richland, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hanford Works (99352)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Benton City 3,156 $61,705
Kennewick 76,918 $58,892
Pasco 67,391 $58,227
Prosser 5,819 $62,922
Richland 52,291 $86,632

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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