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Median resident age:  35.1 years
Washington median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 98936

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,378 (it was $41,514 in 2000)
Northeast Yakima:

$52,378
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,884

Northeast Yakima CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $158,342 (it was $107,500 in 2000)
Northeast Yakima:

$158,342
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $167,960; Detached houses: $221,139; Townhouses or other attached units: $215,551; Mobile homes: $90,526

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Northeast Yakima races chart
  • White alone - 4,803 (73.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1,449 (22.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 117 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 104 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 36 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 33 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.03%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Northeast Yakima: 159.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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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+: Seattle, WA (119.2 miles , pop. 563,374).

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 July 2013:
Here:

8.0%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
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%)

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Earthquake activity:

Northeast Yakima-area historical earthquake activity is below Washington state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/8/2006 at 02:48:26, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.5 MD, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 63.1 miles away from Northeast Yakima center
On 6/18/1994 at 07:01:07, a magnitude 4.3 (3.9 MB, 4.2 ML, 4.3 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1998 at 16:43:08, a magnitude 4.0 (3.7 MB, 4.0 MD, Depth: 2.0 mi) earthquake occurred 30.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/20/1995 at 12:48:48, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.1 MD, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 79.2 miles away from Northeast Yakima center
On 8/16/2004 at 21:05:53, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MW, 4.0 MD, Depth: 0.2 mi) earthquake occurred 54.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), 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: 6, Fires: 6, Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/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)

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: 2,757)
  • Central Washington University (about 32 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 9,652)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 60 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,169)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 63 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 3,351)
  • Green River Community College (about 102 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 5,056)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 104 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 2,727)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 108 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,298)

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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
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.1. This is about average.
City:

28.1
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

20.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.65
U.S.:

9.59


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%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Northeast Yakima, WA

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.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



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

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.92%
Here38.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist Convention
Adherents47.7%6.2%5.2%4.3%4.0%
Congregations7.2%7.2%8.9%3.8%5.5%
NameChurch of the NazareneUnited Methodist ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents3.6%3.4%2.7%2.2%20.7%
Congregations5.1%4.6%5.9%2.5%49.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

4.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,982 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.00%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($548 average AGI)
Yakima County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from King County, WA  0.41% ($38,287 average AGI)
from Benton County, WA  0.35% ($32,261)
from Kittitas County, WA  0.23% ($39,665)


4.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,023 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.78%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($459 average AGI)
Yakima County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to King County, WA  0.61% ($29,496 average AGI)
to Benton County, WA  0.50% ($31,588)
to Spokane County, WA  0.21% ($32,291)

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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