Prosser, WA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 4,838. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,140 (+6.2% change)
Males: 2,310 (47.7%), Females: 2,528 (52.3%)

Benton County

Zip code: 99350

Median resident age: 32.0 years
Median household income: $39,185
Median house value: $98,500

Races in Prosser:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.2%)
  • Hispanic (29.4%)
  • Other race (15.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Black (0.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (17.3%), English (10.8%), Irish (9.3%), United States (6.8%), Norwegian (4.3%), French (4.2%).

Elevation: 665 feet

Land area: 4.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Prosser

  • High school or higher: 68.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prosser city

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

12.5% Foreign born (11.1% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +308 (+6.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Prosser:

  • PROSSER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (723 MEMORIAL STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Prosser:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Prosser:

  • TRI-CITIES (about 45 miles; PASCO, WA; Abbreviation: PSC)
  • YAKIMA AIR TERMINAL/MCALLISTER FIELD (about 59 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Abbreviation: YKM)
  • EASTERN OREGON REGIONAL AT PENDLETON (about 74 miles; PENDLETON, OR; Abbreviation: PDT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Prosser:

  • PROSSER (about 2 miles; PROSSER, WA; Abbreviation: S40)
  • SUNNYSIDE MUNI (about 16 miles; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Abbreviation: 1S5)
  • BOARDMAN (about 29 miles; BOARDMAN, OR; Abbreviation: M50)
Amtrak station near Prosser:

  • 17 miles: SUNNYSIDE (OUTPOST TEXACO, EXIT 69, I-82) – Bus Station

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prosser:

  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 47 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 77 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,420)
  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 93 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 100 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,812)
  • EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 132 miles; LA GRANDE, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,192)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 153 miles; PULLMAN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 18,110)

Schools

Public high schools in Prosser:

  • PROSSER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 843; Location: 1203 PROSSER AVE.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • PROSSER FALLS EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 69; Location: 1500 GRANT AVE.; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Prosser:

  • HOUSEL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 676; Location: 2001 HIGHLAND DR.; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • PROSSER HEIGHTS ELEMENTARY (Students: 511; Location: 2008 MILLER AVE.; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • KEENE-RIVERVIEW ELEMENTARY (Students: 480; Location: 832 PARK AVE.; Grades: PK – 02)
  • WHITSTRAN ELEMENTARY (Students: 285; Location: 102101 W. FOISY; Grades: KG – 05)