Benton-Franklin Trends
Benton-Franklin Trends
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All Indicators at a Glance

People | Agriculture | Culture, Recreation & Tourism | Economic Vitality | Education | Environmental Sustainability | Health | Housing | Public Safety | Transportation

People   return to top

Population & Age

0.1.1 Total Population & Annual Growth Rate 0.1.2 Veteran Population 0.1.3 Median Age of the Population 0.1.4 Population by Age Groups

In The Home

0.2.1 Average Household Size 0.2.3 Share of Households with Internet Connection 0.2.4 Share of Internet Connection by Type 0.2.2 Single Parent Families

Migration & Immigration

0.3.1 Residual Net Migration 0.3.2 Foreign-Born Population 0.3.4 Non-White Population by Race 0.3.3 Non-White Population as Share of Total 0.3.5 Non-English Speaking Population

Civic Involvement

0.4.2 Voter Participation Rates 0.4.1 Registered Voters

Agriculture   return to top

Value of Production

1.1.1 Value of Top 5 High Value Crops 1.1.2 Total Market Value of Crops 1.1.3 Average Cash Rent 1.1.4 Total Hay Production 1.1.5 Total Potato Production and Value 1.1.6 Wine Production 1.1.7 Net Farm Income 1.1.8 Total Acres and Value of Fruit 1.1.9 Value of Alfalfa Production

Land & Labor

1.2.1 Average Number of Acres Per Farm 1.2.2 Share of Farmland that is Irrigated 1.2.3 Food Manufacturing 1.2.4 Total Land in Farms 1.2.5 Irrigated and Dryland Farms

Culture, Recreation & Tourism   return to top


2.1.1 Direct Travel & Tourism Spending 2.1.2 Hotel Occupancy Rates 2.1.3 Lodging Tax Redistributions 2.1.4 Wineries and Growth Rates

Arts & Culture

2.2.1 Art-Related Businesses 2.2.2 Museum Attendance 2.2.3 Library Card Holders & Circulation

Outdoor Recreation

2.3.1 Local Govt. Expenditures on Parks & Rec. 2.3.2 Acres of Park Land 2.3.3 Visitor Counts at Badger Mountain 2.3.4 Miles of Bike Paths

Economic Vitality   return to top


3.1.1 Per Capita Personal Income 3.1.2 Median Household Income 3.1.3 Overall Average Annual Wage 3.1.4 Income Distribution 3.1.5 Average Annual Wage in Top 4 Sectors

Economic Activity

3.2.1 Annual Taxable Retail Sales 3.2.2 Quarterly Taxable Retail Sales 3.2.3 Retail Sales per Capita 3.2.4 Metro GDP and GDP per Capita 3.2.5 Metro GDP by Major Sector 3.2.6 Total Value of Exports 3.2.7 Net Firms Created 3.2.8 Patents per 100,000 Residents 3.2.9 Metro Area Regional Price Parity

Labor Force

3.3.1 Civilian Labor Force Participation Rate 3.3.2 Unemployment Rate 3.3.3 Net Jobs Created 3.3.4 Share of Employment in Largest Sectors 3.3.5 Jobs by Educational Attainment 3.3.6 Employment by Firm Size

Real Estate

3.4.1 Assessed Value of Total Taxable Property 3.4.2 Non-Residential Property Tax Roll 3.4.3 Property Tax Roll 3.4.4 Assessed Value of New Construction 3.4.5 Residential Building Permits


3.5.1 Population in Poverty 3.5.2 Children Receiving TANF Benefits

Education   return to top

Early Learning

4.1.1 Total and Share of ECEAP Enrollment 4.1.2 Kindergartener Readiness


4.2.1 Number of FTE Students per FTE Teachers 4.2.2 Classes Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers 4.2.3 Share of Students that are ELL 4.2.4 Public HS On-Time Graduation Rates 4.2.5 Public High School Extended Graduation Rate 4.2.6 Public HS Extended Graduation Rates ELL 4.2.7 Dropouts in 11th and 12th Grades 4.2.8 Dual Credit Enrollment 4.2.9 Tech Prep Dual Credit Enrollment 4.2.10 Share of Students Qualifying for Free Lunch 4.2.11 Expenditures per Full Time Student 4.2.12 Levy Revenue per FTE Pupil and Share of TPI 4.2.13 Teachers with Advanced Degrees

K-12 State Testing

4.3.1 State Testing - Math 4.3.2 State Testing - English Language Arts 4.3.3 State Testing - Science 4.3.4 State Testing - ELL English Language Arts

Higher Education

4.4.1 1st-Year Post High School Enrollment 4.4.2 Total Degrees Awarded 4.4.3 Two-Year STEM Degrees Awarded

Educational Attainment

4.5.1 Population With a High School Diploma 4.5.2 Population with an Associate's Degree 4.5.3 Population with a BA or Graduate Degree

Environmental Sustainability   return to top

Air & Water Quality

5.1.1 Overall Water Quality Index 5.1.2 Turbidity Water Quality Index (100 is best) 5.1.3 PM 2.5 Concentration (24hr Annual Average) 5.1.4 Air Quality Days

Public Works & Land Use

5.2.1 Municipal Solid Waste Per Capita 5.2.2 Share of Recycled Solid Waste 5.2.3 Average Daily Water Consumption by City 5.2.4 Water Production and System Leakage 5.2.5 Population per Square Mile, by City


5.3.1 Annual Electricity Consumption 5.3.2 Share of Electricity Production by Type 5.3.3 Per Capita, Daily Energy Cost

Local Wildlife

5.4.4 Christmas Bird Count 5.4.1 Salmon Counts: McNary Dam 5.4.2 Salmon Counts: Ice Harbor Dam 5.4.3 Salmon Counts: Prosser Dam

Health   return to top

Vital Statistics

6.1.1 Life Expectancy 6.1.3 Hospitalizations by Leading Causes 6.1.4 Hospital Readmissions 6.1.5 Cancer Diagnoses by Type 6.1.6 Mental Health Detainments 6.1.7 Food Insecurity 6.1.2 Deaths by Leading Causes

Youth Rates

6.2.1 Overweight & Obesity Rates 6.2.2 Teen Birth Rate 6.2.3 Causes of Infant Deaths 6.2.4 Youth Suicides and Attempts 6.2.5 Youth Tobacco Use

Adult Rates

6.3.1 Obesity Rates 6.3.2 Adult Diabetes Rates 6.3.3 Adult Smokers

Access to Care

6.4.1 Adults with a Personal Healthcare Provider 6.4.3 Adults Visiting Dentists 6.4.4 Dentists Billing Medicaid 6.4.5 Uninsured Population 6.4.6 Uninsured Population by Age Group 6.4.7 Medicaid Insured Persons 6.4.2 Prenatal Care

Funding & Resources

6.5.1 Local Govt. Expenditures on Public Health 6.5.2 Local Govt. Expenditures on Mental Health 6.5.3 Hospital Charity Care

Housing   return to top

Owner Occupied

7.1.1 Home Ownership Rate 7.1.2 Homeownership Rates by Income 7.1.3 Homeowners Paying 30% or More on Housing 7.1.4 Households between 30% and 60% of AMI

Renting Households

7.2.2 Renters Paying 30% or More for Rent 7.2.3 Renters Paying 50% of Income for Rent 7.2.4 Fair Market Rent, One and Two Bedroom 7.2.1 Overall Apartment Vacancy Rate

Housing Market

7.3.3 Housing Affordability Index: New Buyers 7.3.2 Housing Affordability Index: All Buyers 7.3.1 Median Home Price 7.3.4 Housing Supply by Price Level


7.4.1 One-Day Homeless Count 7.4.2 Homeless Students

Public Safety   return to top

Crime & Arrest Rates

8.1.1 Overall Adult Arrest Rate 8.1.2 Overall Property Crime Rates 8.1.3 Overall Violent Crime Rate 8.1.4 Violent Crimes w/ a Firearm 8.1.5 Gun Crimes Per 10,000 Residents 8.1.6 Adult Drug Crime Arrest Rate 8.1.7 Alcohol Related Traffic Fatalities 8.1.8 Domestic Violence Offense Rate 8.1.9 Child Abuse/Neglect Rate 8.1.10 Reported Sexual Assaults: Total & Rate 8.1.11 Registered Sex Offenders: Total & Rate 8.1.12 Convictions as a Share of Cases 8.1.13 Recidivism Rates 8.1.14 Fire & EMS Incidents by Type: Total & Rate

Youth Rates

8.2.1 Overall Youth Arrest Rate 8.2.2 Youth Drug Arrests: Total & Rate 8.2.3 Arrests by Race 8.2.4 Weapon Incidents at School 8.2.5 Youths in Gangs


8.3.1 Law Enforcement Officers per 1,000 Residents 8.3.2 Local Govt. Expenditures on Law Enforcement 8.3.3 Local Govt. Expenditures on Fire & EMS

Transportation   return to top

Commuting Patterns

9.1.1 Average Time of Commute 9.1.2 Alternative Commuter Transportation, by Type

Public Transit

9.2.1 Ben Franklin Transit Ridership 9.2.2 Benton Franklin Transit - Vanpool Ridership 9.2.3 People to People Ridership

Airport Activities

9.3.1 Pasco Airport Passenger Trips 9.3.2 Pasco Airport Cargo

Funding & Resources

9.4.1 Public Funding for Ben Franklin Transit 9.4.2 Local Govt. Expenditures on Roads