Real Estate Market Update for Benton County, WA
Map Information for Benton County, WA
Area Information for Benton County, WA
  • Population: 185,697
  • Median Age: 34.7 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 17.31 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 7.7%
  • Population Density: 109/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 30.33%
  • Closest Airport: Tri-cities
  • Closest College: Washington State Univ-tri Cities Campus
  • Closest Jr. College: Yakima Valley Cmnty College-grandview
  • Median Household Income: $58,617
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 25.88%
  • Median Years in Residence: 2.54 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $180,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Tacoma Rainiers
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 24%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Benton County, WA
Median Age: 34.7 Married: 35% Number of Households: 68,887 Households with Children: 24,718
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Benton County, WA

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Kiona-benton City Elementary School 5.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 4
      Kiona-benton City High School 5.9 mi Public 9-12 2 0
      Kiona-benton Intermediate School 5.9 mi Public 4-5 1 0
      Kiona-benton City Middle School 6.0 mi Public 6-8 1 1
      White Bluffs Elementary School 7.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4-5 5
      Wiley Elementary School 8.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 5
      Enterprise Middle School 8.7 mi Public 6-8 4 3
      Cottonwood Elementary School 8.7 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Tapteal Elementary School 9.6 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Badger Mountain Elementary School 10.0 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Marcus Whitman Elementary School 10.2 mi Public K-5 1 4
      Special Programs 10.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Carmichael Middle School 10.4 mi Public 5-8 3 3
      Liberty Christian School 10.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 4
      Richland High School 10.6 mi Public 9-12 3 4
      Lewis & Clark Elementary School 10.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 4 5
      Oasis School 10.8 mi Private K-8 0 5
      Rivers Edge High School 10.9 mi Public 9-12 1 3
      Christ The King School 10.9 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Delta High School 11.0 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Jason Lee Elementary School 11.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 5
      Sunset View Elementary School 11.4 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Chief Joseph Middle School 11.6 mi Public 6-8 2 4
      Jefferson Elementary School 11.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 4
      Twin Rivers Group Home 11.9 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Ridge View Elementary School 12.0 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      Whitstran Elementary School 12.0 mi Public K-5 3 0
      Vista Elementary School 12.2 mi Public K-5 2-5 4
      Sacajawea Elementary School 12.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 4
      Desert Hills Middle School 12.7 mi Public 6-8 4 4
      Children's Garden Montessori 12.8 mi Private 1-2 0 4
      Tri-tech Skills Center 13.0 mi Public 9-12 0 3
      Southridge High School 13.1 mi Public 9-12 2 4
      Phoenix High School 13.1 mi Public 9-12 1 5
      Hanford High School 13.3 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Edison Elementary School 13.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 3
      Lincoln Elementary School 13.4 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Housel Middle School 13.6 mi Public 6-8 2-5 2
      Kamiakin High School 13.6 mi Public 9-12 3 4
      Prosser Heights Elementary School 13.8 mi Public 3-5 2-5 3
      Highlands Middle School 13.9 mi Public 6-8 1 3
      Prosser High School 14.4 mi Public 9-12 3 4
      Hawthorne Elementary School 14.5 mi Public K-5 2 3
      Southgate Elementary School 14.6 mi Public K-5 4 4
      Prosser Falls Education Center 14.6 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Keene-riverview Elementary School 14.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-2 0 3
      Westgate Elementary School 15.1 mi Public K-5 1 2
      Bethlehem Lutheran School 15.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Horse Heaven Hills Middle School 15.3 mi Public 6-8 3 3
      Canyon View Elementary School 15.9 mi Public K-5 2-5 4
      Park Middle School 16.0 mi Public 6-8 1 3
      Amistad Elementary School 16.0 mi Public K-5 0 3
      St. Josephs School 16.0 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Mid-columbia Partnership 16.3 mi Public K-12 2-5 4
      Cascade Elementary School 16.4 mi Public K-5 3-5 3
      Kennewick High School 16.5 mi Public 9-12 2 4
      Keewaydin Discovery Center 16.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Washington Elementary School 16.7 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Eastgate Elementary School 17.4 mi Public K-5 1 3
      Paterson Elementary School 18.4 mi Public K-8 3 0
      Finley Elementary School 20.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 4
      River View High School 20.7 mi Public 9-12 2 3
      Finley Middle School 20.8 mi Public 6-8 1 2
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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