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Median Household Income:$56,041
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher:26.2%
Employment Rate:54.1%
Total Housing Units:32,242
Without Health Care Coverage: 9.7%
Total Households: 30.679

Kennewick



Some notable things about Kennewick

  1. The Kennewick Man: Kennewick gained international attention in 1996 when the ancient skeletal remains of a man were discovered along the banks of the Columbia River. Known as the Kennewick Man, this 9,000-year-old individual has been the subject of significant scientific and cultural interest, contributing to our understanding of early human history in North America.
  2. Hanford Site: Located just northwest of Kennewick, the Hanford Site played a crucial role in the development of the atomic bomb during World War II. It was one of the Manhattan Project’s primary production facilities, producing plutonium for the first nuclear weapons. Today, it is an environmental cleanup site and offers educational tours to learn about its historical significance.
  3. Columbia Park: Situated along the Columbia River, Columbia Park is a popular recreational area in Kennewick. It spans over 400 acres and features amenities such as picnic areas, playgrounds, sports fields, walking trails, and a boat launch. The park also hosts events throughout the year, including festivals, concerts, and the annual Water Follies hydroplane races.
  4. Wine Country: Kennewick is part of the larger Tri-Cities area, which is renowned for its thriving wine industry. With its favorable climate and fertile soil, the region is home to numerous vineyards and wineries. Wine enthusiasts can explore the local wine trails, attend tastings, and learn about the winemaking process while enjoying breathtaking views of the surrounding vineyards.
  5. Toyota Center: As the largest multi-purpose event center in the Tri-Cities area, the Toyota Center in Kennewick hosts a variety of concerts, sporting events, trade shows, and conferences. With a seating capacity of over 6,000, it has become a hub for entertainment, attracting both local and national acts throughout the year.
  6. Sacagawea State Park: Just a short distance from Kennewick, Sacagawea State Park offers visitors a glimpse into the area’s rich history. The park is named after Sacagawea, the Shoshone woman who played a crucial role as an interpreter and guide during the Lewis and Clark Expedition. It features interpretive displays, hiking trails, a picnic area, and a replica of Fort Clatsop, where the expedition spent the winter of 1805-1806.

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