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Kennewick
  • Town in Washington

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Kennewick is a town in Washington with a population of 81,479. Kennewick is in Benton County. Living in Kennewick offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Kennewick there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Kennewick and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Kennewick are above average.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$215,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$922
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    37%
  • Own
    63%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    176
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    64.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    58.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    449.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,268.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    240.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

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