Union Gap, Washington

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Population in 2014: 6,030 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.3%
 
Males: 3,021  (50.1%)
Females: 3,009  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  29.6 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98903.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,113 (it was $30,676 in 2000)
Union Gap:

$35,113
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,216 (it was $13,102 in 2000)

Union Gap city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $96,923 (it was $72,800 in 2000)
Union Gap:

$96,923
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

Median gross rent in 2013: $792.

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  • Races in Union Gap, WA (2013)

    Union Gap races chart
    • 3,42256.3%Hispanic
    • 2,41939.8%White alone
    • 901.5%Black alone
    • 861.4%American Indian alone
    • 651.1%Two or more races
    • 110.2%Asian alone
    • 80.1%Other race alone
    • 30.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Union Gap detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Union Gap: 93.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (11.4%), Irish (7.4%), English (5.7%), United States (4.2%), French (2.2%), Scottish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1883

Elevation: 975 feet

Land area: 5.03 square miles.

Population density: 1,199 people per square mile   (low).

Union Gap,WA real estate house value index trend

Union Gap, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Union Gap:

  • High school or higher: 55.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Union Gap city:

  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

1,475 residents are foreign born (23.8% Latin America).

This city:

24.3%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $976 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $429 (0.8%)

Union Gap satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (3.2 miles , pop. 71,845).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (107.6 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (869.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Yakima, WA (1.8 miles ), Terrace Heights, WA (1.9 miles ), Parker, WA (2.0 miles) , Moxee, WA (2.2 miles ), Ahtanum, WA (2.4 miles ), West Valley, WA (2.5 miles ), Selah, WA (2.6 miles ), Donald, WA (2.7 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $65,100
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,900
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $123,400
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $154,900
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $195,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $148,200
  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $135,400
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $136,500
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $144,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.56 N, Longitude: 120.49 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,366 (+55.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 318 (13.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Union Gap household income distribution Union Gap home values distribution

Crime rates in Union Gap by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2013 2014
Murders 000000100020
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.017.70.00.00.033.00.0
Rapes 88410811532311
per 100,000 138.2139.069.2173.0137.8192.988.652.634.648.816.516.6
Robberies 49910698821222
per 100,000 69.1156.4155.8173.0103.4157.8141.7140.234.6195.433.033.3
Assaults 9115961395321617
per 100,000 155.5191.186.6155.7103.4228.0159.587.651.9341.999.0282.9
Burglaries 9794133129117911157992884745
per 100,000 1,675.91,633.12,302.22,231.42,015.51,595.92,037.61,384.31,591.11,432.8775.7748.8
Thefts 546743680892681604516524611523323426
per 100,000 9,433.312,908.311,770.815,429.911,731.310,592.89,142.59,181.710,567.38,515.15,330.97,088.2
Auto thefts 436253667452465032513130
per 100,000 742.91,077.1917.41,141.71,274.8912.0815.0876.1553.4830.3511.6499.2
Arson 431100121110
per 100,000 69.152.117.317.30.00.017.735.017.316.316.50.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 290.0) 700.7893.0806.71062.2855.0836.8737.7621.9613.0658.6408.2445.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Union Gap detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 19 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
Washington average:

1.47

Union Gap tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +491 (+9.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Union Gap: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Union Gap, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Union Gap-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 161% 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 106.3 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 105.5 miles away from Union Gap 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 101.6 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 367.6 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 445.0 miles away from Union Gap center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 477.7 miles away from the city center
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).
Union Gap topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Union Gap:

  • PARKSIDE NURSING CARE CENTER (308 WEST EMMA)
  • UNION GAP DIALYSIS CENTER (1236 AHTANUM RIDGE BUSINESS PARK)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Union Gap:

  • YAKIMA REGIONAL TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)
  • YAKIMA REGIONAL HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)
  • HERITAGE GROVE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)
  • WASHINGTON CASCADE SURGERY CTR, LLC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)
  • MEMORIAL HOME CARE SVS (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; YAKIMA, WA)

Amtrak station near Union Gap:

  • 4 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 Union Gap:

  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 3 miles; Yakima, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,632)
  • Central Washington University (about 31 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 61 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,951)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 69 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)
  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 94 miles; Puyallup, WA; FT enrollment: 2,529)
  • Green River Community College (about 96 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 7,425)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 101 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)

Private high school in Union Gap:

  • LA SALLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 176, Location: 3000 LIGHTNING WAY, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Union Gap:

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Notable locations in Union Gap: Schwarder (A), American Medical Response (B), Union Gap Fire Department Station 86 (C), Union Gap Fire Department Station 85 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Valley Mall (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Pioneer Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Bachelor Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Union Gap include: Ahtanum Youth County Park (1), Cahalan Park (2), Fullbright Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Central Washington Agricultural Museum (4508 Main Street).

Hotels: Evergreen Motel (4107 Main Street), Pioneer Motel (3107 Main Street).

Court: Union Gap City - Court Clerk Municipal Court (102 West Ahtanum Road).

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 2013 was 114. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

114
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2004 was 0.984. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.984
U.S.:

0.293

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 20.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.57. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.57
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 29.1%
(23.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.3% for Black residents, 32.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 31.3% for other race residents, 63.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.3%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
62 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
77 people in nursing homes in 2000
27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Union Gap, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Union Gap (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Union Gap Branch at 2525 Main Street, branch established on 1951/06/20. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.5
Washington average:

11.4

Union Gap travel time to work - commute Union Gap mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Union Gap city (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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Union Gap:

45.2%
State:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Union Gap:

41.0%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Union Gap:

28.4
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

25.8%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.4%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Union Gap:

30.3%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Here:

51.3%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Union Gap:

77.4%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Union Gap, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$27,411$41,1170$0
Other Government Administration 9$45,898$61,1979$6,630
Judicial and Legal 4$14,184$42,5520$0
Police Protection - Officers 26$137,664$63,5370$0
Police - Other 8$25,463$38,1950$0
Firefighters 12$68,417$68,41727$11,868
Fire - Other 1$5,430$65,1600$0
Correction 4$22,017$66,0510$0
Streets and Highways 4$20,119$60,3570$0
Welfare 0$0 1$1,521
Solid Waste Management 3$13,412$53,6480$0
Sewerage 4$20,119$60,3570$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$2,477
Water Supply 4$20,119$60,3570$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,667$44,0040$0
Totals for Government 88$423,920$57,80738$22,496

Union Gap government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $4,000 ($0.66)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,193,000 ($197.84)
    Sewerage: $735,000 ($121.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $695,000 ($115.26)
    Fire Protection: $672,000 ($111.44)
    Central Staff Services: $477,000 ($79.10)
    Regular Highways: $471,000 ($78.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $355,000 ($58.87)
    Water Utilities: $353,000 ($58.54)
    Corrections - Other: $311,000 ($51.58)
    General - Other: $203,000 ($33.67)
    Financial Administration: $133,000 ($22.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $127,000 ($21.06)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $68,000 ($11.28)
    Health Services - Other: $63,000 ($10.45)
    General Public Buildings: $37,000 ($6.14)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($2.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $127,000 ($21.06)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $76,000 ($12.60)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,420,000 ($235.49)
    Sewerage: $455,000 ($75.46)
    General - Other: $170,000 ($28.19)
    Fire Protection: $88,000 ($14.59)
    Water Utilities: $73,000 ($12.11)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($5.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($3.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($0.83)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.17)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,577,000 ($427.36)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $114,000 ($18.91)

Union Gap government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $998,000 ($165.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $724,000 ($120.07)
    All Other: $286,000 ($47.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($0.83)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $67,000 ($11.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $73,000 ($12.11)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $391,000 ($64.84)
    Interest Earnings: $335,000 ($55.56)
    Special Assessments: $307,000 ($50.91)
    Rents: $9,000 ($1.49)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $654,000 ($108.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $808,000 ($134.00)
    General Support: $49,000 ($8.13)
    All Other: $18,000 ($2.99)
    Health & Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,146,000 ($355.89)
    Property: $1,039,000 ($172.31)
    Public Utilities: $531,000 ($88.06)
    Other Selective Sales: $220,000 ($36.48)
    NEC: $138,000 ($22.89)

Union Gap government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,894,000 ($314.10)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,602,000 ($431.51)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $530,000 ($87.89)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,014,000 ($168.16)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,330,000 ($386.40)
    Other, NEC: $1,414,000 ($234.49)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $174,000 ($28.86)
    Water Utilities: $94,000 ($15.59)

Union Gap government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,382,000 ($1058.37)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $453,000 ($75.12)

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 Union Gap:

  • KIT (1280 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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)
  • KYAK (930 AM; 10 kW; YAKIMA, WA)
  • 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 Union Gap:

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

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • K58DL (Channel 58; YAKIMA-TOPPENISH, WA; Owner: THREE ANGELS B/CING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KCYU-LP (Channel 68; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDHW-LP (Channel 45; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF YAKIMA, INC.)
  • KKFQ-CA (Channel 2; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
Union Gap fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Union Gap fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 32m105ftTotal length
  • $4,686,000Total costs
  • 81,722Total average daily traffic
  • 16,703Total average daily truck traffic
  • 127,511Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Union Gap, WA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Union Gap)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Union Gap, WA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Union Gap)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97702 , Serial Number: 17276222, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 04/19/1984
    Registrant (Corporation): Double J Enterprises Inc, 1903 S 3rd Ave, Union Gap, WA 98903

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$105,49515$102,97938$113,9624$33,3755$103,3687$84,413
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$34,3908$98,4731$5,5401$81,2002$29,655
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$79,3351$74,77037$97,1946$69,6803$65,5234$90,473
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$114,8001$177,20021$114,7843$76,9035$84,4020$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$53,0152$51,1154$106,1381$9,7201$71,7800$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0013.00 , 0014.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$98,7501$79,260
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$173,4701$106,110
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0013.00 , 0014.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 53
  • Hazardous Condition: 33
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Union Gap

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Union Gap, WA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Union Gap, WA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Motherhood Maternity2
American Eagle Outfitters1Nike7
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Country Buffet1
Coldwater Creek1Old Navy1
Costco1Outback1
Curves1Outback Steakhouse1
Dairy Queen1Pac Sun1
Dennys1Payless1
Eddie Bauer1Penske1
Famous Footwear1PetSmart1
Fashion Bug1Pier 1 Imports1
FedEx1RadioShack1
Finish Line1Rite Aid1
Foot Locker1Rue211
GNC1SAS Shoes1
GameStop1Sears2
Gymboree1Spencer Gifts1
IHOP1Subway1
Journeys1Super 81
Justice1T-Mobile2
Kroger1T.J.Maxx1
LensCrafters1Toyota1
Lowe's1Toys"R"Us1
Macy's1U.S. Cellular2
Maurices1UPS3
McDonald's1Vans1

Union Gap compared to Washington state average:

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

Union Gap on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material moving occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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