For population 25 years and over in South Yakima:
For population 15 years and over in South 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 (26.6 miles , pop. 71,845).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Portland, OR (101.7 miles , pop. 529,121).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (852.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: White Swan, WA (3.2 miles ), Harrah, WA (4.0 miles ), Wapato, WA (4.7 miles ), Ahtanum, WA (4.8 miles ), Yakama Reservation, WA (4.9 miles ), Summitview, WA (5.0 miles ), West Valley, WA (5.0 miles ), Toppenish, WA (5.0 miles ).
Latitude: 46.27 N, Longitude: 120.82 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 509
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in South Yakima: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in South Yakima, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:South Yakima-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 199% 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 61.0 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 55.0 miles away from South Yakima center
On 6/29/2002 at 14:36:04, a magnitude 4.5 (4.0 MB, 4.5 MD, Depth: 3.9 mi) earthquake occurred 76.9 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 6.7 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 68.4 miles away from South 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 96.2 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).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Yakima:
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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:
178 people in job corps and vocational training facilities in 2000
42 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
South Yakima compared to Washington state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for South 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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