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-Small town atmosphere
-Future job growth
-Water recreation


-Harsh climate

What Bert Has To Say About Kennewick-Richland Metro Area

This Tri Cities area along the Snake-Columbia river confluence is agricultural, with irrigated vegetables, fruits, grains, seeds, and livestock with an assortment of industrial and government-related activities mixed in. The towns, which are separated by a few miles, are clean, plain, and simple, with low crime and a relative lack of historic and cultural amenities. Pasco in particular serves as a major Columbia River port for agricultural products, paper and forest products, boats and metal fabrication are also a significant part of the economic base.

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Quick Facts About Kennewick

    The unemployment rate in Kennewick is 6.00 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Kennewick jobs have Increased by 2.87 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Kennewick's cost of living is 5.30% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Kennewick's population is 78,896 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 87.16 percent.
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Kennewick is $227,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 18.28 percent.
    Kennewick public schools spend $10,526 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.3 students per teacher in Kennewick.

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We moved from Seattle to Kennewick becuase the cost of living compared to Seattle is 30% lower. I was warned by a couple of people that the people here are more cliquish... (read more)
Lovely town, lights of city, Columbia River, bridg
I like Kennewick. I moved to Kennewick from Hermiston Oregon about ten years ago, and moved to Eltopia (twenty miles north, in farm country) about two years ago. In... (read more)
Great place to live!
When I first came to Kennewick, I didn't think I would end up moving here, let alone stay here for the last 18 years! The town has grown a lot since then and it remains... (read more)
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