Kennewick employment information

IndexKennewickWashingtonNational
Income per capita$25,266$32,999$29,829
Median household income$52,134$62,848$55,322
Median income owner occupied$70,441$79,796$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,553$41,061$35,192
Median earnings male$35,608$41,953$36,919
Median earnings female$23,027$27,576$26,250
Unemployment rate4.3%4.3%4.7%
Poverty level17.6%12.7%15.1%
The Kennewick, WA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Kennewick is $25,266, which is 23% lower than than the Washington average and 15% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $52,134, which is 17% lower than than the Washington average and 6% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Kennewick is 4%, which is 7% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Kennewick is 18% which is 16% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$34,752$52,134$104,268
City
$41,894$62,848$125,696
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Kennewick is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Kennewick is 6% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Kennewick is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Kennewick is 16% higher than the national average.

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Kennewick employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.3%1.5%
Manufacturing sector9.7%6.7%
Financial & insurance services2.1%2.8%
Wholesale & retail services17.3%15.9%
Public administration3.8%4.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.3%2.2%
Education, health & social services10.2%37.3%
Other33.2%28.9%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
West Pasco, WA2,398$102,29285%
West Richland, WA13,407$84,41953%
Richland, WA53,227$69,83326%
Burbank, WA3,139$69,43226%
Finley, WA5,872$63,16714%
Kennewick, WA77,975$52,1346%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Racine, WI77,931$41,17826%
Silver Spring, MD78,038$72,79032%
Mount Pleasant, SC77,907$83,49051%
Gary, IN77,858$28,89548%
Bellflower, CA77,687$50,7048%
Kennewick, WA77,975$52,1346%
Source: The Kennewick, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).