West Richland, Washington Population 2020

15,726

West Richland is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 15,726, it is the 65th largest city in Washington and the 2241st largest city in the United States. West Richland is currently growing at a rate of 2.60% annually and its population has increased by 33.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,811 in 2010. Spanning over 22 miles, West Richland has a population density of 711 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Richland is $104,394 with a poverty rate of 9.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,143 per month, and the median house value is $244,700. The median age in West Richland is 36.2 years, 36.5 years for males, and 35.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.4 males.

West Richland Demographics

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

  • White: 89.74%
  • Other race: 3.45%
  • Two or more races: 3.28%
  • Black or African American: 1.32%
  • Asian: 1.20%
  • Native American: 0.78%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.25%
The current population of West Richland, Washington is 15,726, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,928.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,811.

West Richland, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,73189.74%
Some Other Race4893.45%
Two or More Races4653.28%
Black or African American1871.32%
Asian1701.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native1100.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander350.25%

West Richland Population Pyramid 2020

West Richland Median Age

36.2


Total

36.5


Male

35.9


Female

West Richland Adults

There are 9,705 adults, (1,378 of whom are seniors) in West Richland.

West Richland Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.8

Child Dependency Ratio

West Richland Sex Ratio

Female

7,114

50.14%

Male

7,073

49.86%

West Richland Households and Families

West Richland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Richland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.8%11.2%
All82.8%17.2%
Female74.3%25.7%
Non Family71.2%28.8%
Male64.7%35.3%

82.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6423.0582.8
Married3,0633.5888.8
Non Family1,1161.3471.2
Female2963.6274.3
Male1673.9264.7

3.51

Average Family Size

3.05

Average Household Size

6.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Richland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1671.92%
9th to 12th Grade1862.14%
High School Graduate1,85821.33%
Some College2,00823.06%
Associates Degree1,12712.94%
Bachelors Degree2,03423.36%
Graduate Degree1,32915.26%

West Richland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,6797,4732,976
Hispanic543417144
Other Race24117164
Black16814586
Multiple Races13713380
Asian11811172
Native American808013
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 61.02%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$60,462$77,729$39,934
Less Than High School$20,446$21,369$14,191
High School Grad$46,932$58,625$35,188
Some College$50,851$73,165$31,074
Bachelors Degree$76,058$90,590$57,917
Graduate Degree$93,295$113,472$61,705

$60,462

Average Earnings

$77,729

Average Male

$39,934

Average Female

West Richland Language

West Richland Language by Age

West Richland Language

92.66% of West Richland residents speak only English, while 7.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.59% of the population.

West Richland Poverty

West Richland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,8577676.47%
Hispanic1,43255738.90%
Other48720742.51%
Black1875629.95%
Multiple458398.52%
Asian170137.65%

9.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.63%

Male Poverty Rate

9.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Richland

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Richland is Other, with 42.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Richland is White, with 6.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.08%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School49.43%
Some College9.51%
High School7.49%
Bachelors or Greater2.92%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.07%
Male Unemployed15.27%
Male Employed5.52%
Female Employed5.41%

West Richland Income

West Richland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$92,952$104,394
Families$104,493$116,753
Married Families$109,413-
Non Families$55,111$62,029

West Richland Marital Status

West Richland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.2%

Male Marriage Rate

58.0%

Female Marriage Rate

West Richland Married by Age and Sex

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

West Richland Veterans

1,031

Number of Veterans

898

Male Veterans

133

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam372
First Gulf War236
Second Gulf War149
Korea26
World War II15
Name Veterans % of Total
White96510.89%
2 or More3721.26%
Hispanic355.49%
Asian1712.32%
Other62.30%
Indian67.50%

$West Richland Veterans by Education

3.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Richland Employment Status

64.4%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

West Richland 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

56.26%

Born in Washington

96.04%

Native Born

3.96%

Foreign Born

2.19%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.04% of West Richland residents were born in the United States, with 56.26% having been born in Washington. 2.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015,7263992.60%
201915,3273992.67%
201814,9283132.14%
201714,6153992.81%
201614,2164473.25%
201513,7693942.95%
201413,3753522.70%
201313,0233332.62%
201212,6902712.18%
201112,4194293.58%
201011,9903,6053.64%
20008,3854,4237.79%
19903,9621,0243.04%
19802,9380.00%