WA

National Population : 333,590,059
Washington State Population : 7,333,336

About Yakima, WA

Yakima, WA is located in Yakima County in the state of Washington.

The total City Population for Yakima is about 133,191 with about 1,300 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 134,065.

The Average Home Value is $169,825.00, which is roughly 39% lower than the Average Home Value of $277,018.00 for the state of Washington, and roughly 10% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $49,115.50, which is roughly 22% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $63,182.00 for the state of Washington, and roughly 15% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Yakima is about 6.9%.

Washington is ranked #7 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 80.05 out of 100.

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Voting

Yakima County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 14.59% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 52.56%
Democratic: 44.89%
Libertarian: 1.48%
Other: 0.74%
Green: 0.33%


Nearby Locations

Yakima, WA (3.50 mi.)
Selah, WA (7.19 mi.)
Moxee, WA (7.57 mi.)
Wapato, WA (10.68 mi.)
Cowiche, WA (13.20 mi.)
Tieton, WA (14.62 mi.)
Harrah, WA (15.18 mi.)
Zillah, WA (16.20 mi.)
Toppenish, WA (17.67 mi.)
Goose Prairie, WA (18.86 mi.)
Naches, WA (18.86 mi.)
White Swan, WA (19.67 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 98901, 98902, 98903, 98908
Latitude : 46.674800
Longitude : -120.336803
TimeZone : Pacific (GMT -08:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 2040 ft.
Area Code(s) : 509

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.71
Male Population Estimate : 46.59%
Female Population Estimate : 47.58%
Median Age : 35.9
Male Median Age : 35.0
Female Median Age : 36.9

White Population Estimate : 70.49%
Black Population Estimate : 2.05%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 33.59%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.94%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.28%
Indian Population Estimate : 3.11%
Other Population Estimate : 20.40%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Yakima specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Yakima County: About 9 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Yakima County: About 273 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Yakima County is about 56% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 5% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.