Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area WA Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Kennewick-Richland, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 282,958
Population in Households 278,677
Population in Familes 235,184
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,281
Population Density1 96
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 97,957
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 70,424
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 103,640 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65,086 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 32,871 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,683 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $179,196
Average Home Value $219,555


Median Household Income $59,601
Average Household Income $79,151
Per Capita Income $27,891
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.78% 1.58%
Households 1.63% 1.53%
Families 1.58% 1.51%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.