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Benton County, Washington

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Population:

  • Total Population: 142,475
  • Males: 70,672
  • Females: 71,803

Ethnicity:

  • White: 116,379
  • Black/African American: 1,169
  • Hispanic: 18,027
  • Native American/Eskimo: 824
  • Asian: 2,918
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 105
  • Other: 263
  • 2 or more: 2,790

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (113,095)
  2. Spanish (13,425)
  3. German (905)
  4. French (600)
  5. Vietnamese (410)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 12,051

  1. Mexico (6,362)
  2. Canada (611)
  3. United Kingdom (477)
  4. Vietnam (382)
  5. Bosnia and Herzegovina (353)
  6. Philippines (312)
  7. Ukraine (300)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (18,056)
  2. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The (10,361)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (4,863)
  4. Southern Baptist Convention (3,179)
  5. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (3,104)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • La Clinica Kennewick Women's Clinic: 925 South Auburn Street, Kennewick - (509) 586-9169
  • Community Health Center La Clinica-Kennewick: 5219 West Clearwater, Suite 6, Kennewick - (509) 783-4454
  • Kennewick Dental Clinic: Suite 109 5109 West Clearwater, Kennewick - (509) 783-4454

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 41,326
  • Sensory: 6,128
  • Physical: 10,103
  • Mental: 6,529
  • Self-care: 2,788
  • Go outside home: 6,910
  • Employment: 9,190

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 1,138

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 52,866
  • Utility gas: 4,469
  • Bottled or LP gas: 470
  • Electricity: 45,844
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 821
  • Coal or Coke: 0
  • Wood: 993
  • Solar Energy: 6
  • Other fuel: 168
  • No fuel used: 95

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 103,227
  • No vehicle: 5,491
  • 1 or more vehicle: 97,736

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 1,201
  • No High School: 3,841
  • Some High School: 8,099
  • High School: 21,171
  • Some College: 22,295
  • Associate's Degree: 8,422
  • College Degree: 14,528
  • Master's Degree: 6,038
  • Professional Degree: 1,098
  • Doctoral Degree: 1,524

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 52,866
  • Owners with phone: 36,090
  • Owners without phone: 264
  • Renters with phone: 16,107
  • Renters without phone: 405

10 closest counties:

  1. Franklin County, Washington
  2. Morrow County, Oregon
  3. Umatilla County, Oregon
  4. Grant County, Washington
  5. Walla Walla County, Washington
  6. Adams County, Washington
  7. Yakima County, Washington
  8. Gilliam County, Oregon
  9. Columbia County, Washington
  10. Douglas County, Washington

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

99320, 99336, 99337, 99338, 99345, 99346, 99350, 99352, 99353

Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

  • KVEW (638 TV) KENNEWICK, WA
  • KTCV (88.1 FM) KENNEWICK, WA
  • KNLT (95.7 FM) KENNEWICK, WA
  • KLES (101.7 FM) PROSSER, WA
  • KZXR (1310 AM) PROSSER, WA
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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