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Richland is a city in Benton County, in the Kennewick-Richland-Pasco metro area.
The community was named for Nelson Rich, state legislator and land developer
The latitude of Richland is 46.285N. The longitude is -119.283W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 384 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 42,537.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Richland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Benton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Richland-Kennewick area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 99336 ZIP code.
18% of Richland residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Richland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Richland was $25,494, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Richland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Richland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $519. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,113.
Libraries in Richland include Richland Public Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Richland include KNDU, KTNW.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KFAE-FM.
Benton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Richland political report.
The average commute time for Richland workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Richland between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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