Population

 

Tri-Cities MSA Population

 

2000 Census

2010 Census

2013 Estimate

Kennewick-Pasco-Richland MSA
191,822 253,340 268,200
     Benton County 142,475 175,177 183,400
          Kennewick 54,751 73,917 76,410
          Richland 38,708 48,058 51,150
          West Richland 8,385 11,811 13,080
     Franklin County 49,347 78,163 84,800
          Pasco 32,066 59,781 65,600

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Population by Gender

 

1990 Census

2000 Census

2011 Estimate

2016 Projection

Male 49.9% 50.3% 50.7% 51.0%
Female 50.1% 49.7% 49.3% 49.0%

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Population by Race/Ethnicity 

 

2000 Census

2010 Census

2011 Estimate

2016 Projection

White 80.0% 75.7% 75.6% 75.6%
Black 1.3% 1.5% 1.5% 1.5%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.8% 0.8% 0.8% 0.8%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2.2% 2.5% 2.5% 2.5%
Some Other Race 12.7% 16.1% 15.3% 15.4%
Two or More Races 3.1% 3.4% 4.2% 4.2%
Hispanic Ethnicity 21.3% 28.7% 29.8% 33.3%
Not Hispanic or Latino 78.7% 71.3% 70.2% 66.7%

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Population by Age 

 

2000 Census

2010 Census

2011 Estimate

2016 Projection

0 to 4 8.2% 8.4% 8.3% 7.9%
5 to 14 17.4% 14.6% 16.2% 15.6%
15 to 19 8.4% 10.4% 7.7% 7.6%
20 to 24 6.1% 5.2% 6.9% 7.3%
25 to 34 13.0% 14.1% 13.0% 12.9%
35 to 44 15.4% 12.6% 12.6% 11.9%
45 to 54 13.6% 13.2% 13.5% 12.6%
55 to 64 8.0% 11.0% 11.0% 11.9%
65 to 74 5.3% 5.9% 5.9% 7.3%
75 to 84 3.5% 3.2% 3.4% 3.5%
85+ 1.0% 1.4% 1.4% 1.5%

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Median Age 

 

2000 Census

2010 Census

2011 Estimate

2016 Projection

Total Population 32.7 32.0 33.4 32.9

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