Northeast Yakima, Washington

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Population in July 2007: 6,825.
Males: 3,467  (50.8%)
Females: 3,358  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  35.1 years
Washington median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 98936

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,964 (it was $41,514 in 2000)
Northeast Yakima:

$49,964
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,371 (it was $16,441 in 2000)

Northeast Yakima CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $160,247 (it was $107,500 in 2000)
Northeast Yakima:

$160,247
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $174,573; Detached houses: $190,885; Townhouses or other attached units: $182,937; In 2-unit structures: $187,461; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $106,325; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $117,471; Mobile homes: $77,031; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $147,066
  • Races in Northeast Yakima, WA (2000)

    Northeast Yakima races chart
    • 4,80373.4%White alone
    • 1,44922.1%Hispanic
    • 1171.8%American Indian alone
    • 1041.6%Two or more races
    • 360.6%Black alone
    • 330.5%Asian alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Northeast Yakima: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 427.8 square miles.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (very low).

Northeast Yakima, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Northeast Yakima:

  • High school or higher: 72.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 11.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Northeast Yakima CCD:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 68.2%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Northeast Yakima CCD:  1.4% ($1,513)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)
Northeast Yakima satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (9.4 miles , pop. 71,845).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (112.6 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (869.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Moxee, WA (1.6 miles ), Terrace Heights, WA (2.5 miles ), Donald, WA (2.6 miles) , Union Gap, WA (2.7 miles ), Parker, WA (2.8 miles) , Wapato, WA (3.1 miles ), Yakima, WA (3.1 miles ), Buena, WA (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 46.57 N, Longitude: 120.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Northeast Yakima household income distribution Northeast Yakima home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (7%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

Work and jobs in Northeast Yakima: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Northeast Yakima, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Northeast Yakima, Washington average temperatures Northeast Yakima, Washington average precipitation Northeast Yakima, Washington humidity Northeast Yakima, Washington wind speed Northeast Yakima, Washington snowfall Northeast Yakima, Washington sunshine Northeast Yakima, Washington clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Northeast Yakima-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 160% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 112.6 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 112.2 miles away from Northeast Yakima center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 107.6 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 361.3 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 443.0 miles away from Northeast Yakima center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 488.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yakima County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Fires: 6, Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Northeast Yakima:

  • PARKSIDE NURSING CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; UNION GAP, WA)
  • HERITAGE GROVE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)
  • YAKIMA REGIONAL TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)
  • YAKIMA REGIONAL HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)
  • EMERALD CARE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; WAPATO, WA)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)
  • YAKIMA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)

Amtrak station near Northeast Yakima:

  • 8 miles: YAKIMA (BURGER KING, I-82 AT EXIT 33) - Bus Station . Services: public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northeast Yakima:

  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 10 miles; Yakima, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,632)
  • Central Washington University (about 32 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 60 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,951)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 63 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 101 miles; Puyallup, WA; FT enrollment: 2,529)
  • Green River Community College (about 102 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 7,425)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 104 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)

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Notable locations in Northeast Yakima: Bernhardt Ranch (A), Beynaud Ranch (B), Coffin Ranch (C), Holmes Ranch (D), MacKintosh-Douglas Ranch (E), Meeboer Ranch (F), Parker Heights Grange (G), Priest Rapids (H), Stewart Ranch (I), Taylor Ranch (J), El Kay Farms (K), Yakima County Fire District 2 Selah Fire Department Station 2 (L), Training Center Fire Department Station 29 (M), Yakima County Fire District 4 East Valley Fire Department Station 40 (N), Yakima County Fire District 4 East Valley Fire Department Station 43 (O), Yakima County Fire District 4 East Valley Fire Department Station 41 (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holland Cemetery (1), Holy Rosary Cemetery (2), Black Rock Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Priest Rapids Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Wide Hollow Creek (A), Selah Creek (B), Ahtanum Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Yakima County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 76.6. This is about average.

City:

76.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.984. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.984
U.S.:

0.303

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.4%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

11.7%
Whole state:

10.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.4%
Whole state:

4.6%

People in group quarters in Northeast Yakima in 2010:

  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Northeast Yakima in 2000:

  • 168 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 7 people in nursing homes
  • 5 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Northeast Yakima compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
Washington average:

11.3

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Northeast Yakima CCD (based on Yakima County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic59,50016
Evangelical Protestant28,841175
Other10,60636
Mainline Protestant8,80248
Orthodox2501
Black Protestant1972
None135,035-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 52
Yakima County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 23
Yakima County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 80
Yakima County:

3.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 120
Here:

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Yakima County:

29.2%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.6%
State:

13.9%

3.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,716 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.72%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($339 average AGI)
Yakima County:

0.02%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  0.41% ($36,260 average AGI)
from Benton County, WA  0.34% ($30,285)
from Pierce County, WA  0.15% ($34,561)


3.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,695 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.95%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($244 average AGI)
Yakima County:

0.03%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  0.45% ($33,378 average AGI)
to Benton County, WA  0.44% ($36,501)
to Pierce County, WA  0.17% ($30,855)

Strongest AM radio stations in Northeast Yakima:

  • KYAK (930 AM; 10 kW; YAKIMA, WA)
  • KYXE (1020 AM; 5 kW; SELAH, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KUTI (1460 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBBO (1390 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIT (1280 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOX (980 AM; 5 kW; SELAH, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KZTS (1210 AM; 10 kW; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Northeast Yakima:

  • KXDD (104.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KFFM (107.3 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K201AS (88.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: WEST VALLEY TRANSLATOR ASSOCIATION)
  • KYPL (91.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: GROWING CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION)
  • KDBL (92.9 FM; TOPPENISH, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHHK (99.7 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KATS (94.5 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K218CX (91.5 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KNWY (90.3 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSOH (89.5 FM; WAPATO, WA; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • KDNA (91.9 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST COMMUNITIES EDUC., CENTER)
  • KARY-FM (100.9 FM; GRANDVIEW, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • K204DH (88.7 FM; HANFORD, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KXLE-FM (95.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: KXLE, INC.)
  • KQBE (103.1 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: PEAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZTA (96.9 FM; NACHES, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORP)
  • K232CV (94.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRSE (105.7 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KPQ-FM (102.1 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESCOAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNWR (90.7 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Northeast Yakima:

  • KAPP (Channel 35; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYVE (Channel 47; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: KCTS TELEVISION)
  • KIMA-TV (Channel 29; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - WASHINGTON TV, L.L.C.)
  • KAZW-LP (Channel 14; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CASA OF WASHINGTON, LLC)
  • KNDO (Channel 23; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • KDHW-LP (Channel 45; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF YAKIMA, INC.)
  • K58DL (Channel 58; YAKIMA-TOPPENISH, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS B/CING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K43GY (Channel 43; YAKIMA, ETC., WA; Owner: RON BEVINS)
  • K60EB (Channel 60; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: RON BEVINS)
  • K56EG (Channel 56; YAKIMA, ETC., WA; Owner: RON BEVINS)
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