Pasco has experienced rapid residential growth in recent years, growing from a year 2000 population of 32,066 to a 2019 population estimate of 75,290.
Pasco is a major transportation hub and a recreation haven. It offers stunning vistas with its 15 miles of pathway overlooking the majestic Columbia River for bikers and hikers.
Pasco also has a professional golf course to enjoy nearly year-round. There is also a multipurpose outdoor stadium that offers state-of-the-art turf field and a 10-lane, all-weather running track capable of hosting state-level football and track events.
Pasco is a genuine transportation hub as it includes transportation that spans surface, air, water, and rail; all modes moving agricultural goods, dry goods, technology, and other products to near and distant corners of the globe.
Pasco is also noted for being the home of Gesa Stadium — voted one of the best minor league stadiums in the country. Gesa Stadium is affiliated with the major league baseball team, the San Diego Padres, and it opened in 1995.
Pasco has received the auspicious designation of being a finalist as an All-America City for the past two years! Most recently, Pasco won this stature as the result of its Hot Spotters mental health program, Tri-Cities Community Health’s “Let’s Prevent Diabetes/Prevengamos las Diabetes” and the Pasco School District/Columbia Basin College Food Student Support Program.