West Richland, Washington Population 2021

15,515
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West Richland is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 15,515, it is the 68th largest city in Washington and the 2272nd largest city in the United States. West Richland is currently growing at a rate of 1.44% annually and its population has increased by 31.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,811 in 2010. West Richland reached it's highest population of 15,515 in 2021. Spanning over 22 miles, West Richland has a population density of 702 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Richland is $108,641 with a poverty rate of 8.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,280 per month, and the median house value is $270,500. The median age in West Richland is 36.6 years, 38.2 years for males, and 35.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.3 males.

West Richland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of West Richland was:

  • White: 86.66%
  • Other race: 4.88%
  • Two or more races: 4.31%
  • Asian: 1.56%
  • Black or African American: 1.27%
  • Native American: 0.98%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.34%
The current population of West Richland, Washington is 15,515, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,855.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,811.

West Richland, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,56286.66%
Some Other Race7074.88%
Two or More Races6254.31%
Asian2261.56%
Black or African American1841.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native1420.98%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander490.34%
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West Richland Population by Race

West Richland Population Pyramid 2021

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West Richland Median Age

36.6


Total

38.2


Male

35.6


Female

West Richland Adults

There are 9,798 adults, (1,510 of whom are seniors) in West Richland.

West Richland Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Child Dependency Ratio

West Richland Sex Ratio

Female

7,311

50.44%

Male

7,184

49.56%

West Richland Population by Age

West Richland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Richland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
Male84.2%15.8%
All84.1%15.9%
Female71.8%28.2%
Non Family70.8%29.2%

84.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Richland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7463.0584.1
Married3,1613.5389.9
Non Family1,0941.3170.8
Female3333.6971.8
Male1584.2584.2

3.48

Average Family Size

3.05

Average Household Size

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West Richland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1962.19%
9th to 12th Grade1731.94%
High School Graduate1,78119.92%
Some College2,10723.57%
Associates Degree1,14112.76%
Bachelors Degree2,15124.06%
Graduate Degree1,39015.55%
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West Richland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Richland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,6547,4713,110
Hispanic677514146
Other Race30520257
Multiple Races21620697
Black16713985
Asian14614285
Native American10410428
Islander1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.22%.

West Richland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$63,426$80,329$44,196
Less Than High School$23,563$24,750$13,667
High School Grad$39,419$58,836$30,313
Some College$52,917$75,969$35,500
Bachelors Degree$79,152$92,411$64,531
Graduate Degree$96,111$117,765$64,458

$63,426

Average Earnings

$80,329

Average Male

$44,196

Average Female

West Richland Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Richland Language by Age

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West Richland Language

90.29% of West Richland residents speak only English, while 9.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.88% of the population.

West Richland Language

West Richland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,78359633.43%
White11,5415594.84%
Other70724234.23%
Black1845730.98%
Multiple618315.02%

8.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.93%

Male Poverty Rate

8.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Richland

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Richland is Other, with 34.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Richland is White, with 4.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.31%.

West Richland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.93%
High School7.98%
Some College7.46%
Bachelors or Greater1.95%

West Richland Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.40%
Male Unemployed16.34%
Female Employed4.70%
Male Employed4.01%

West Richland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Richland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$99,817$108,641
Families$107,746$119,417
Married Families$113,477-
Non Families$57,975$68,145
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Income by Household Type

West Richland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.2%

Male Marriage Rate

59.8%

Female Marriage Rate

West Richland Married by Age and Sex

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West Richland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

West Richland Marital Status by Race

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West Richland Marital Status

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1,102

Number of Veterans

949

Male Veterans

153

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam416
First Gulf War281
Second Gulf War183
Korea23
World War II21

West Richland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54336
65 to 74308
55 to 64229
75+142
18 to 3487

West Richland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,01711.62%
2 or More4919.29%
Hispanic334.24%
Asian2212.50%
Indian109.62%
Other41.23%

West Richland Veterans by Race

West Richland Veterans by Education

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3.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Richland Veterans by Education

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63.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

West Richland Employment by Age

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West Richland Employment by Race

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West Richland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.13%

Born in Washington

95.28%

Native Born

4.72%

Foreign Born

2.67%

Non Citizen

2.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.28% of West Richland residents were born in the United States, with 55.13% having been born in Washington. 2.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Richland Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,5152201.44%
202015,2952201.46%
201915,0752201.48%
201814,8552801.92%
201714,5753872.73%
201614,1884383.19%
201513,7503912.93%
201413,3593452.65%
201313,0143312.61%
201212,6832632.12%
201112,4204303.59%
201011,9903,6053.64%
20008,3854,4237.79%
19903,9621,0243.04%
19802,9380.00%

West Richland Population by Year