West Richland, WA Population

Population: 8,385. Estimated population in July 2020: 9,907 (+18.2% change)
Males: 4,224 (50.4%), Females: 4,161 (49.6%)

Benton County

Zip code: 99353

Median resident age: 32.9 years
Median household income: $57,750
Median house value: $124,800

Races in West Richland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.6%)
  • Hispanic (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (25.6%), English (15.6%), Irish (14.2%), United States (7.4%), Norwegian (6.8%), Italian (5.1%).

Elevation: 420 feet

Land area: 21.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in West Richland

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West Richland city

  • Never married: 19.1%
  • Now married: 67.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

5.0% Foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 1.6% Asia, 0.8% Europe, 0.6% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,348 (+107.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near West Richland:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to West Richland:

  • TRI-CITIES (about 17 miles; PASCO, WA; Abbreviation: PSC)
  • EASTERN OREGON REGIONAL AT PENDLETON (about 56 miles; PENDLETON, OR; Abbreviation: PDT)
  • GRANT CO INTL (about 63 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; Abbreviation: MWH)
Other public-use airports nearest to West Richland:

Amtrak station:
WEST RICHLAND (GENIE TOURS BUS STOP, 4083 W. VAN GIESEN) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Richland:

  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 19 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 72 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,812)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 88 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 95 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,420)
  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 103 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 111 miles; LA GRANDE, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,192)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 125 miles; PULLMAN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 18,110)
Public primary/middle schools in West Richland:

  • WILEY ELEMENTARY (Students: 575; Location: 2820 S HIGHLANDS BLVD; Grades: KG – 06)
  • TAPTEAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 489; Location: 705 N 62ND AVE; Grades: KG – 06)