The City of West Richland had a population of 15,146 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for West Richland is located at latitude 46.3043 and longitude -119.3614 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the City of West Richland encompass a land area of 21.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 417 feet.
The City of West Richland 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 West Richland is located within Richland-Kennewick Division of Benton County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for West Richland: Enterprise, Heminger City.
|Total Population||15,146 (100%)|
|Population in Households||15,146 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||13,313 (87.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$102,920|
|Average Household Income||$114,645|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$40,253|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||5,420 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,651 (85.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||643 (11.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||126 ( 2.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$351,358|
|Average Home Value||$393,941|
|Housing Affordability Index3||167|
|Average Household Size||2.86|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.76%|
|Per Capita Income||2.6%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.95%|
The table below compares West Richland to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 88||86th|
|Population Density||# 379||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 99||84th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 554||89th|
|Per Capita Income||# 188||70th|
|Diversity Index||# 296||53rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.