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Prosser is a city in Benton County, in the Kennewick-Richland-Pasco metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Col. William Prosser, who established a trading post here in 1882.
The latitude of Prosser is 46.206N. The longitude is -119.767W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 666 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,053.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Prosser demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Benton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Richland-Kennewick area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 99350 ZIP code.
17% of Prosser residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Prosser ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Prosser was $16,302, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Prosser residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Prosser, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $475. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $941.
Libraries in Prosser include Prosser Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Prosser include Prosser Record-Bulletin
Benton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Prosser political report.
The average commute time for Prosser workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Prosser include Best Western.
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