Prosser Chamber of Commerce

Demographics

The Prosser population was 5,796 in 2013 compared to 4,599 in 2000. The Prosser, WA population has increased by 19.8% since 2000.

In Prosser 73% of the people speak English and 25% of people speak Spanish, also in Prosser 66.0% of people are married.

Statistic Prosser Washington National
Population (2013) 5,796 6,724,540 311,173,000
Population (2000) 4,599 5,894,121 281,421,906
Population Growth 19.8% 14.1% 10.6%
Male/Female Ratio 1.0:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 64.1% 60% 58%
Speak English 73% 87% 88%
Speak Spanish 25% 8% 7%

Education

There are 6 public schools in Prosser and a total of 1,996 public schools in Washington.

The student to teacher ratio in Prosser for public schools is 22:1, which is 12.3% greater than the Washington student to teacher ratio and 37.7% greater than the National student to teacher ratio.

Temperature

The average annual high temperature is 65°F with the summer highs usually in the mid 90°F. The average annual low temperature is 39°F with winter lows usually in the mid to low 20°s. The Prosser weather information is based on the average of the previous 3-7 years of data.

Employment

Income Per Capita: $20.532
Median Household Income: $40,526
Median Household Income Owner Occupied: $57,488
Median Household Income Renter Occupied: $28,628
Median Earnings Male: $30,818
Median Earnings Female: $15,871
Unemployment Rate (2000): 6.6%
Unemployment Rate (2010): 13.8%

The income per capita in Prosser is 25.7% less than the Washington average and 20.4% less than the National average. The median household income in Prosser is 31.6% less than the Washington average and 22.6% less than the National average. The median household income in Prosser for owner occupied housing is 100.8% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Prosser.

The poverty level in Prosser is 22.6% greater than the Washington average and 9.9% greater than the National average. The median earnings for males in Prosser is 94.2% greater than the median earnings for females in Prosser.

Crime

  • The Prosser crime index is 21% lower than the Washington average and and the Washington crime index is 21% higher than the National average.
  • The Prosser violent crime rate is 10% higher than the Washington average and and the Washington violent crime rate is 23% lower than the National average.
  • The Prosser property crime rate is 24% lower than the Washington average and and the Washington property crime rate is 27% higher than the National average.

40 Safest Cities in Washington List - #28 Prosser

Chamber Membership

Prosser Chamber of Commerce is an organization with membership open to any business, individual or group sharing the common goal of making Prosser a better place to live, work and play

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