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West Richland
  • Suburb in Washington

Report Card

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

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West Richland is a suburb of with a population of 16,547. West Richland is in Benton County and is one of the best places to live in Washington. Living in West Richland offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In West Richland there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families live in West Richland and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in West Richland are above average.

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About West Richland...
Population
16,547

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$372,800
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,393
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    57
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    22.8
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    11.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    170.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    803.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    159.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

Working in West Richland

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$118,093
National
$75,149

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