Richland, WA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 38,708. Estimated population in July 2020: 44,317 (+14.5% change)
Males: 18,960 (49.0%), Females: 19,748 (51.0%)

Benton County

Zip code: 99352

Median resident age: 37.7 years
Median household income: $53,092
Median house value: $128,400

Races in Richland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.2%)
  • Hispanic (4.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • Other race (1.9%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Black (1.4%)
  • Chinese (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (19.6%), English (15.5%), Irish (10.8%), United States (6.9%), Norwegian (5.0%), French (3.7%).

Elevation: 359 feet

Land area: 34.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Richland

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 38.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richland city

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 60.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

7.2% Foreign born (2.9% Asia, 2.7% Europe, 1.0% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,496 (+16.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Richland:

  • KADLEC MEDICAL CENTER (888 SWIFT BLVD)
  • LOURDES COUNSELING CENTER (1175 CARONDELET DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Richland:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Richland:

  • TRI-CITIES (about 12 miles; PASCO, WA; Abbreviation: PSC)
  • EASTERN OREGON REGIONAL AT PENDLETON (about 52 miles; PENDLETON, OR; Abbreviation: PDT)
  • GRANT CO INTL (about 64 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; Abbreviation: MWH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Richland:

Amtrak station:
RICHLAND (DENNY’S REST., G. WASH. WAY AT WILLIAMS) – Bus Station. Services: public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richland:

  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 13 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,812)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 93 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 100 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,420)
  • EASTERN OREGON UNIVERSITY (about 106 miles; LA GRANDE, OR; Full-time enrollment: 2,192)
  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 107 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 120 miles; PULLMAN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 18,110)

Schools

Public high schools in Richland:

  • RICHLAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,935; Location: 930 LONG AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HANFORD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,256; Location: 450 HANFORD STREET; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RIVERS EDGE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 213; Location: 975 GILLESPIE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • TWIN RIVERS GROUP HOME (Students: 3; Location: 605 MCMURRAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Richland:

  • LIBERTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 541; Location: 1104 RICHMOND BLVD; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Richland:

  • CARMICHAEL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 831; Location: 620 THAYER DRIVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CHIEF JOSEPH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 761; Location: 504 WILSON; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HANFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 741; Location: 300 HANFORD STREET; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • JASON LEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 674; Location: 1702 VAN GIESEN; Grades: KG – 06)
  • BADGER MOUNTAIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 670; Location: 1515 ELEMENTARY STREET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • LEWIS & CLARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 425; Location: 800 DOWNING; Grades: KG – 06)
  • MARCUS WHITMAN ELEMENTARY (Students: 415; Location: 1704 GRAY; Grades: KG – 06)
  • JEFFERSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 406; Location: 1525 HUNT AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • SACAJAWEA ELEMENTARY (Students: 396; Location: 518 CATSKILL; Grades: KG – 06)
  • BENTON-FRANKLIN DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Students: 56; Location: 1549 GEORGIA ST; Grades: PK – PK)
Private primary/middle schools in Richland:

  • CHRIST THE KING SCHOOL (Students: 435; Location: 1122 LONG AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • CHILDREN’S GARDEN MONTESSORI (Students: 14; Location: 2440 GARLICK DR; Grades: 1 – 2)

Libraries

Library in Richland:

  • RICHLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,470,700; Location: 955 NORTHGATE DR.; 131,770 books; 4,472 audio materials; 5,428 video materials; 583 serial subscriptions)