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West Richland is a city in Benton County, in the Kennewick-Richland-Pasco metro area.

The latitude of West Richland is 46.304N. The longitude is -119.36W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 413 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,290.


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Median household income
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$57,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our West Richland demographic reports
West Richland is on the Yakima River
Formed in 1954, with the merger of Enterprise and Heminger City
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 23. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.5 per 1,000 people.

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22% of West Richland residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the West Richland ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in West Richland was $22,499, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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29% of West Richland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in West Richland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $460.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,136.


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Benton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our West Richland political report.

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The average commute time for West Richland workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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