Kennewick, WA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 22,043 housing units in Kennewick. This represents a 28.1% growth from 17,209 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 21,921 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 122 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Kennewick is about 59.6%. Kennewick's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 5.3%. Average household size is 2.61 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Kennewick were built after 1975.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.60%
One Bedroom16%
Two Bedrooms27.30%
Three Bedrooms36%
Four Bedrooms13.90%
Five Bedrooms or more3.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.82
Median year structure was built1975
Median Value of occupied units$113,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$70,700

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.31
Median year structure was built1976
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$479

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage8.60%
Home Equity Loan6.60%
Simple Mortgage61.50%
Debt Free22.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.6%