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Kennewick-Richland, WA Metro Area


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2022 population: 311,469   ( 58,129 from 2010)
Land area: 2941.7 square miles
Population density: 105.9 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:180,428 57.93% 9.9%
Black:4,7751.53% 41.7%
Indian:1,9490.63% 19.1%
Asian:9,6583.10% 52.9%
2+ races:7,6072.44% 61.2%
Hispanic:107,05234.37% 47.3%
Total non-White:131,04142.07% 47.1%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:8,984 14.8
Deaths:5,4228.9
Net Migration: 2,8224.6
Net Immigration: 1,3832.3
Change in White population:16,187 6.4
Change in Non-White pop.:41,942 16.6




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
253,340
164,24164.83%
3,3701.33%
1,6370.65%
6,3182.49%
4,7181.86%
72,70028.70%
89,09935.17%

2000
191,822
139,92772.95%
2,3471.22%
1,1990.63%
4,0292.10%
3,2501.69%
40,83821.29%
51,89527.05%

1990
150,033
123,82682.53%
2,0071.34%
1,1020.73%
3,2022.13%
n/a
19,89613.26%
26,20717.47%

1980
144,469
128,70189.09%
2,4821.72%
1,0210.71%
2,1861.51%
n/a
9,9856.91%
15,76810.91%

1970
93,356
87,35193.57%
1,7631.89%
3190.34%
3540.38%
n/a
3,1973.42%
6,005 6.43%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
33,939 17.7
12,4376.5
23,73412.4
9,4404.9
24,314 12.7
37,204 19.4
1990's
NumberRate
30,312 20.2
11,0427.4
9,0896.1
9,1016.1
16,101 10.7
25,688 17.1
1980's
NumberRate
27,831 19.3
8,514 5.9
-13,416 -9.3
n/a
-4,875 -3.4
10,439 7.2
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
37,890 40.6
n/a
41,350 44.3
9,763 10.5

Age, Family & Household Data for Kennewick-Richland, WA Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
34.4
85,059 27.3%
226,410 72.7%
41,408 13.3%
103,859
2.89
74,491 71.7%
54,088 72.6%
8,802 11.8%
29,368 28.3%

2010
NumberPercent
33.4
74,378 29.4%
178,962 70.6%
26,282 10.4%
88,549
2.82
63,862 72.1%
48,577 76.1%
6,805 10.7%
24,687 27.9%

2000
NumberPercent
32.9
59,365 30.9%
132,457 69.1%
18,819 9.8%
67,686
2.81
49,802 73.6%
39,718 79.8%
4,809 9.7%
17,884 26.4%

1990
NumberPercent
31.2
46,356 30.9%
103,677 69.1%
15,073 10.0%
54,632
2.73
40,304 73.8%
33,177 82.3%
3,840 9.5%
14,328 26.2%

1980
NumberPercent
27.9
46,166 32.0%
98,303 68.0%
9,856 6.8%
51,262
2.80
38,945 76.0%
34,544 88.7%
2,220 5.7%
12,317 24.0%

2022 Housing Data for Kennewick-Richland, WA Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units110,227 
Median Value$330,588 
Occupied103,85994.2%
Vacant6,3685.8%
Owned71,20868.6%
Rented32,65131.4%
Median Rent$1,155 
Single-Family Units76,46869.4%
    Detached72,68465.9%
    Attached3,7843.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units16,85415.3%
Mobile Homes9,6428.7%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Kennewick-Richland, WA Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0003,3083.2%
$10,000 to $14,9992,8012.7%
$15,000 to $19,9993,0743.0%
$20,000 to $24,9992,9662.9%
$25,000 to $29,9993,5533.4%
$30,000 to $34,9993,4053.3%
$35,000 to $39,9992,8102.7%
$40,000 to $44,9994,0003.9%
$45,000 to $49,9993,7863.6%
$50,000 to $59,9997,0566.8%
$60,000 to $74,99910,69710.3%
$75,000 to $99,99915,26014.7%
$100,000 to $124,99910,99510.6%
$125,000 to $149,9998,4258.1%
$150,000 to $199,99910,45710.1%
$200,000 or more11,26610.8%
Median Household Income82,167 
Per Capita Income37,396 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.87 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI4,6114.4%
Public Assistance3,6403.5%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps17,05616.4%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed88,86370.7%
Unemployed4,3673.5%
In Armed Forces1240.1%
Total Labor Force93,35474.3%
Not in Labor Force32,29425.7%
Real Unemployment Rate 29.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector53,13737,98358.3%
Non-Profit4,2686,30040.4%
Self-Employed7,8554,80662.0%
Local Government3,5046,53134.9%
State Government3,4984,05846.3%
Federal Government3,7872,02065.2%
Total Private + Self60,99242,78958.8%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.15,05718,90944.3%
Total76,04961,69855.2%
Pct. Govt.17.0%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts20,14914.6%
Sales and Office Occupations24,46517.7%
Professional, Technical32,66823.7%
Service Occupations22,64616.4%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing7,1375.2%
All others37,99127.5%
White Collar 56.0%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance17,55440.4%
Retail trade14,49033.3%
Construction12,42328.6%
Professional, scientific, technical11,91927.4%
Educational services11,41926.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting10,36823.8%
Manufacturing10,04723.1%
Accommodation and food services9,41321.6%
Public administration6,72015.5%
Transportation and warehousing6,39914.7%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.6,37814.7%
Other services5,85413.5%
Wholesale trade3,5618.2%
Finance and insurance2,9776.8%
Utilities2,7646.4%
Arts, entertainment, recreation2,0164.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing1,9844.6%
Information1,4073.2%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction1170.3%
Management1090.3%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Kennewick-Richland, WA Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican90,34229.69%
Puerto Rican7540.25%
Cuban1,1900.39%
Dominican1690.06%
Total Central American2,8870.95%
Costa Rican320.01%
Guatemalan1,3340.44%
Honduran1530.05%
Nicaraguan1320.04%
Panamanian70.00%
Salvadoran1,2090.40%
Other Central American200.01%
Total South American1,0210.34%
Argentinean500.02%
Bolivian540.02%
Chilean2040.07%
Colombian4260.14%
Ecuadorian670.02%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian1560.05%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan640.02%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic4,5611.50%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Chinese1,2820.42%
Filipino1,2390.41%
Indian1,0430.34%
Vietnamese1,0000.33%
Burmese7860.26%
Korean7450.24%
Japanese3320.11%
Thai1670.05%
Hmong1580.05%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English197,43669.9%
Spanish71,54125.3%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic3,2821.2%
Other Indo-European2,1640.8%
Arabic1,3300.5%
Other Asian1,2350.4%
Vietnamese1,1180.4%
German, other Germanic1,0200.4%
Chinese9100.3%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German45,05914.8%
English36,16411.9%
Irish26,4958.7%
American11,5673.8%
Norwegian8,9372.9%
Italian7,0052.3%
European6,9112.3%
French6,6772.2%
Scottish6,2952.1%
Swedish5,7271.9%
Dutch5,3081.7%
Welsh3,1751.0%
Polish2,8650.9%
Scotch-Irish2,5010.8%
Danish2,4270.8%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen275,70290.6%
Not a citizen28,5509.4%
Native258,80185.1%
Foreign-born45,45114.9%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Kennewick-Richland, WA Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
15,280 8.0%11,672 6.1%45,989 24.1%63,363 33.1%33,544 17.5%21,373 11.2%
  Average years of education: 13.1
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 15,280 8.0%
9-12 Years 11,672 6.1%
H.S. Grad or GED 45,989 24.1%
Some College 63,363 33.1%
Bach. Degree 33,544 17.5%
Grad Degree 21,373 11.2%
Average years of education: 13.1

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Kennewick-Richland, WA Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 160,716 149,152 11,564 7.2%
1991 165,044 151,802 13,242 8.0%
1992 171,702 157,118 14,584 8.5%
1993 180,854 165,978 14,876 8.2%
1994 189,246 177,006 12,240 6.5%
1995 190,340 174,582 15,758 8.3%
1996 190,790 174,254 16,536 8.7%
1997 189,890 176,418 13,472 7.1%
1998 194,350 180,616 13,734 7.1%
1999 196,832 184,130 12,702 6.5%
2000 201,016 189,224 11,792 5.9%
2001 203,748 190,926 12,822 6.3%
2002 210,784 196,678 14,106 6.7%
2003 217,732 201,758 15,974 7.3%
2004 223,998 209,244 14,754 6.6%
2005 228,106 213,358 14,748 6.5%
2006 226,598 211,804 14,794 6.5%
2007 236,766 223,130 13,636 5.8%
2008 245,660 231,920 13,740 5.6%
2009 253,908 236,180 17,728 7.0%
2010 260,188 241,080 19,108 7.3%
2011 260,904 241,142 19,762 7.6%
2012 261,174 238,616 22,558 8.6%
2013 257,032 234,232 22,800 8.9%
2014 255,438 236,244 19,194 7.5%
2015 261,382 243,770 17,612 6.7%
2016 268,452 250,912 17,540 6.5%
2017 275,298 259,710 15,588 5.7%
2018 281,418 266,194 15,224 5.4%
2019 291,488 275,278 16,210 5.6%
2020 291,280 266,692 24,588 8.4%
2021 294,376 276,764 17,612 6.0%
2022 300,994 284,824 16,170 5.4%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com