This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, West Richland has a very low population density. West Richland is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
West Richland, WA is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. West Richland has a population density of 495, with 10,755 current residents.
Out of the 10,755 current residents, 50% are male and 50% are female. 71% of the residents are married and 29% are single.
- 54% Sun
- 7% Rain
- 8% Snow
58°F average temperature
- 15 years Median home age
- $186,220 Median home price
- 1.22% Home appreciation rate
- 12.46% Annual property tax
As for living in West Richland, the air quality is 83% and the weather, on average, is 54% sunny, 7% rainy, and 8% snowy. The average temperature is 58°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in West Richland, you should know that 83.1% of homes are owned while 11% of homes are rented, and 6% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $186,220, the median age of homes is 15 years, the annual home appreciation is 1.22% and the annual property tax is 12.46%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)1
When looking at the community of West Richland, it’s important to determine the crime rate. West Richland’s crime rate is 1 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in West Richland is 35 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 36.05% Democratic, 62.19% Republican, and 1.75% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:19
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
91%High school diploma
11%Some college or associates degree
9%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at West Richland, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 5.80% of residents are unemployed in West Richland (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed West Richland residents: 15.1% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 29.68% are in the arts and sciences field, 13% are in the customer service field, 24.6% are in the sales field, 1.05% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 9.4% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 7.1% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:19. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 90.90%, 10.65% of residents have an associate’s degree, 21.22% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 9.24% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in West Richland, you should be aware that the average commute time is 26 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of West Richland have a few different options. 84% of commuters use their own cars, 10% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 4% of residents work from home.