Richland, WA: What you need to know

On the list of Best Places to Live, Richland is situated at the confluence of the Yakima and Columbia rivers and features good schools, a variety of housing options and a socially engaged population. Technology and research sectors anchor the economy, led by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory that first opened in 1965. Amenities such as parks, recreation programs and an excellent library are attractive to young, active families and retirees.


Richland, WA City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 52,291
Median Age 37
Median Household Income $67,483
Median Home Price $207,100

Richland, WA Rankings

Richland , WA Real Estate

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Richland, WA Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 50.3%
  Female 49.7%

Total Employed Armed Forces: 22
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Median Population

Median Age 37.4%
Age 18 Over 74.8%
Age 21 Over 71.2%
Age 62 Over 18.3%
Age 65 Over 15.1%


  Ethnicity White 84.8%
  Ethnicity Black 1.2%
  Ethnicity Asian 5.5%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 10.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.8%
  Ethnicity Other 3.7%


  Median Household Income $67,483
  Median Home Price $207,100
  Homes Owned 34.5%
  Homes Rent 65.5%
  Median Property Rent $886


  English Only 86.7%
  English Other 13.3%

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Commute Types

  Walked 2%
  Worked at Home 3.8%
  Public Transportation 1.1%
  Other Means 1.9%
  Drove Alone 80.3%
  Carpooled 11%