Demographics

People

Total Population3,315
Male Share of the Population50.7%
Female Share of the Population49.3%
Senior Citizens14%
Employed Population 16+1,486
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married49%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.8%
Median Earnings25+$36,102
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,708
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,071

Wealth

Median Family Income$62,556
% Above Poverty Level86.8%
% Below Poverty Level13.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone27.4%
Median Gross Rent$727
Median House Value$143,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.4%
German23.7%
Irish19%
English9.4%
French Except Basque3.6%
Scottish3.5%
Dutch2.9%
Welsh1.4%
Swiss1.3%
Norwegian1.2%
Italian1.2%
Swedish1.1%
Canadian1%
Russian0.7%
Portuguese0.4%
Danishn0.4%
Arab0.3%
Polish0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Icelander0.2%
Belizean0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
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Benton City Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyBenton County
Standard Zip Codes99320
Phone Area Codes509
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude46.24
Approximate Longitude-119.49

Benton City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationRICHLAND
Distance11.1 miles
Jan Temp26 to 40 F
Apr Temp40 to 65 F
Jul Temp59 to 88 F
Oct Temp40 to 65 F
Annual Precip7.5 inches
StationPROSSER
Distance13.3 miles
Jan Temp25 to 41 F
Apr Temp39 to 66 F
Jul Temp55 to 89 F
Oct Temp38 to 68 F
Annual Precip8.1 inches
StationBOARDMAN
Distance31.5 miles
Jan Temp26 to 41 F
Apr Temp38 to 66 F
Jul Temp57 to 89 F
Oct Temp38 to 66 F
Annual Precip8.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Grandview11,124$48,554
Kennewick80,204$66,615
Pasco71,858$65,898
Prosser6,076$64,872
Richland55,043$97,109
West Richland14,187$104,493

Benton City Public Schools

Kiona-benton City High School
1205 Horne Drive
ZIP: 99320
(509) 588-2140
High
Total Enrollment 481
Kiona-benton City Middle School
913 Horne Drive
ZIP: 99320
(509) 588-2040
Middle
Total Enrollment 330
Kiona-benton City Primary School
913 Horne Drive
ZIP: 99320
(509) 588-2090
Primary
Total Enrollment 484
Kiona-benton Intermediate School
913 Horne Drive
ZIP: 99320
(509) 588-2090
Middle
Total Enrollment 205
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