Kennewick, Washington Population 2019

Kennewick, Washington's estimated population is 82,943 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Kennewick, Washington is the 14th largest city in Washington based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3021.70 people/mi² (1166.68 people/km²).

The overall median age is 33.5 years, 32.7 years for males, and 34.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were households in the city, with an average size of 2.74 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was %, with a median rent of $/month. The median house has rooms, and has a value of $.

The median income for households in Kennewick, Washington is $54,420, while the mean household income is $70,037.

Kennewick Wa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Kennewick Wa was:

  • White: 76.27%
  • Other race: 13.95%
  • Two or more races: 4.63%
  • Black or African American: 2.17%
  • Asian: 2.10%
  • Native American: 0.73%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%

How Many People Live in Kennewick, Washington?

82,943
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201882,9431,2111.48%
201781,7321,5791.97%
201680,1531,3811.75%
201578,7721,4061.82%
201477,3667681.00%
201376,5986570.87%
201275,9413550.47%
201175,5861,1381.53%
201074,44819,7553.13%
200054,69312,5382.64%
199042,1557,7582.05%
198034,39719,1858.50%
197015,2129680.66%
196014,2444,1383.49%
195010,1068,20618.19%
19401,9000.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018296,2245,6541.91%
2017290,5706,6032.27%
2016283,9674,8721.72%
2015279,0954,8101.72%
2014274,2853,4291.25%
2013270,8562,7361.01%
2012268,1204,6261.73%
2011263,4947,9463.02%
2010255,5480.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White60,145
Some Other Race11,002
Two or More Races3,654
Black or African American1,715
Asian1,656
American Indian and Alaska Native573
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander113

Kennewick Wa Population Pyramid 2019

Kennewick Wa Median Age

33.5


Total

32.7


Male

34.3


Female

Kennewick Wa Adults

There are 56,794 adults, (9,958 of whom are seniors) in Kennewick Wa.

Kennewick Wa Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Kennewick Wa Sex Ratio

Female

39,673

50.31%

Male

39,185

49.69%

Kennewick Wa Households and Families

Kennewick Wa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Kennewick Wa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.3%21.7%
All61.9%38.1%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
Male44.5%55.5%
Female41.9%58.1%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,3112.7461.9
Married14,0223.478.3
Non Family9,1941.2747.4
Female3,7843.6641.9
Male1,3113.2644.5

3.34

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Kennewick Wa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,3776.90%
9th to 12th Grade3,1096.35%
High School Graduate13,49727.58%
Some College12,31125.15%
Associates Degree5,08910.40%
Bachelors Degree7,40515.13%
Graduate Degree4,1568.49%

Kennewick Wa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White36,01833,4689,661
Hispanic9,3716,117886
Other Race4,9492,832345
Multiple Races1,2881,096304
Asian1,280957472
Black802672223
Native American34731942
Islander11393

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.88%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,508$44,674$26,164
Less Than High School$22,660$24,493$19,781
High School Grad$29,556$35,874$22,893
Some College$34,365$48,333$26,744
Bachelors Degree$54,722$71,071$35,924
Graduate Degree$64,426$70,481$53,608

$34,508

Average Earnings

$44,674

Average Male

$26,164

Average Female

Kennewick Wa Language

Kennewick Wa Language by Age

Kennewick Wa Language

73.45% of Kennewick Wa residents speak only English, while 26.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.58% of the population.

Kennewick Wa Poverty

Kennewick Wa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic20,9846,08128.98%
White50,1045,59411.16%
Other10,8613,02427.84%
Multiple3,57791625.61%
Black1,61851031.52%
Asian1,65622613.65%
Native5396512.06%
Islander11321.77%

16.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.72%

Male Poverty Rate

18.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kennewick Wa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kennewick Wa is Black, with 31.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kennewick Wa is Islander, with 1.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.76%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.23%
High School14.33%
Some College10.64%
Bachelors or Greater5.02%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.43%
Male Unemployed21.77%
Female Employed10.04%
Male Employed6.82%

Kennewick Wa Income

Kennewick Wa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,420$70,037
Families$63,372$79,157
Married Families$79,531-
Non Families$33,250$47,781

Kennewick Wa Marital Status

Kennewick Wa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Kennewick Wa Married by Age and Sex

Kennewick Wa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Kennewick Wa Marital Status by Race

Kennewick Wa Veterans

4,494

Number of Veterans

3,996

Male Veterans

498

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,645
First Gulf War854
Second Gulf War586
World War II288
Korea253

Kennewick Wa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,2849.44%
Hispanic930.76%
2 or More734.04%
Black676.24%
Other410.63%
Indian224.61%
Hawaiian76.19%

Kennewick Wa Veterans by Education

5.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kennewick Wa Employment Status

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.1%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Kennewick Wa Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

52.44%

Born in Washington

86.82%

Native Born

13.18%

Foreign Born

9.60%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.82% of Kennewick Wa residents were born in the United States, with 52.44% having been born in Washington. 9.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.