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Prosser, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Prosser had a population of 6,088 as of July 1, 2018. Prosser ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Prosser is located at latitude 46.2065 and longitude -119.7654 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Prosser (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 666 feet.

The City of Prosser (GNIS ID: 2411497) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Prosser is located within Northwest Benton Division of Benton County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Prosser: Colonel Cook's Ferry, Cook's Ferry, Prosser Falls, Yakima Falls.

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Prosser, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,088
Population in Households 6,079
Population in Familes 5,173
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 1,339
Diversity Index3 75
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,287
Average Household Income $72,010
Per Capita Income $25,299

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,436 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 714 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $213,793
Average Home Value $253,679
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,150
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 1,512
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.8% 1.06%
Households 0.73% 0.97%
Families 0.96% 0.91%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   3.51%

Prosser, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prosser to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 177 72nd
Population Density # 230 63rd
Diversity Index # 45 93rd
Median Household Income # 364 42nd
Per Capita Income # 463 26th

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