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Demographics

People

Total Population3,193
Male Share of the Population50.5%
Female Share of the Population49.5%
Senior Citizens11.4%
Employed Population 16+1,375
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married52.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.7%
Median Earnings25+$37,005
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,863

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,797
% Above Poverty Level85.6%
% Below Poverty Level14.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone27%
Median Gross Rent$691
Median House Value$134,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)36%
German21.9%
Irish15.1%
English12.4%
French Except Basque3.8%
Canadian2.2%
Scottish2.1%
Dutch2%
Swedish1.8%
Croatian1.6%
Italian1.3%
Welsh1.3%
Arab0.8%
Norwegian0.7%
Polish0.6%
Portuguese0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Icelander0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Palestinian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Benton City Almanac

CategoryValue
County Benton 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
Grandview11,098$43,049
Kennewick77,975$61,947
Pasco68,567$60,660
Prosser5,860$63,098
Richland53,227$87,709
West Richland13,407$95,781

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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