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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Benton County, Washington

Benton County is a county located in the south-central portion of the U.S. state of Washington. The Columbia River makes up the north, south, and east boundaries of the county. In 2000, its population was 142,475. The county seat is Prosser, and its largest city is Kennewick. It was named after Missouri Senator Thomas Hart Benton. Benton County was created out of Klickitat County on March 8, 1905. (from wikipedia)

General Information
Washington State$121,877 Average House Value (as of 2000)
141,871 Population (as of 2000)$46,613 Average House Income (as of 2000)
172,062 Population (current)1,115.0 Square Miles of Land
2.4 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)0.6 Square Miles of Water

Business Information
3,469 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$331,117,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
31,698 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$1,383,212,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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