For population 25 years and over in Northwest Yakima:
For population 15 years and over in Northwest Yakima CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (22.9 miles , pop. 71,845).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (82.9 miles , pop. 480,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (885.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Tieton, WA (3.2 miles ), Naches, WA (3.6 miles ), Eschbach, WA (4.1 miles ), Gleed, WA (4.3 miles ), Summitview, WA (4.3 miles ), West Valley, WA (4.4 miles ), Ahtanum, WA (4.6 miles ), Selah, WA (4.6 miles ).
Latitude: 46.74 N, Longitude: 120.97 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 509
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Northwest Yakima: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Northwest Yakima, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Northwest Yakima-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Washington state average. It is 218% 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 80.5 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 80.0 miles away from Northwest 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 75.9 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
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 55.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from Northwest Yakima center
On 1/29/1995 at 03:11:22, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.1 MW, 5.0 MD, Depth: 10.7 mi) earthquake occurred 79.8 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 Northwest Yakima:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northwest Yakima:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
21 people in other group homes
15 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
Northwest Yakima compared to Washington state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Northwest Yakima (based on Yakima County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.92%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 52
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 23
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 80
Number of full-service restaurants: 120
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,982 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($548 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,023 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($459 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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