Union Gap, Washington

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Population in 2017: 6,161 (94% urban, 6% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.6%
 
Males: 3,101  (50.3%)
Females: 3,060  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

35.6 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98903.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,612 (it was $30,676 in 2000)
Union Gap:

$38,612
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,403 (it was $13,102 in 2000)

Union Gap city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $106,185 (it was $72,800 in 2000)
Union Gap:

$106,185
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $227,364; detached houses: $242,444; townhouses or other attached units: $290,107; in 2-unit structures: $184,035; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $832,488; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $183,437; mobile homes: $108,177; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $16,510

Median gross rent in 2017: $826.

March 2019 cost of living index in Union Gap: 93.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.2%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 37.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.1% for American Indian residents, 28.6% for other race residents, 22.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Union Gap, WA (2010)
    • 2,92548.4%White alone
    • 2,85347.2%Hispanic
    • 1121.9%American Indian alone
    • 821.4%Two or more races
    • 420.7%Asian alone
    • 280.5%Black alone
    • 30.05%Other race alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Union Gap, Washington as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Union Gap is 1,235 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Union Gap by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
10
(173.0)
8
(137.8)
11
(192.9)
5
(88.6)
3
(52.6)
2
(34.6)
3
(48.8)
1
(16.5)
1
(16.6)
3
(49.8)
3
(49.7)
1
(16.4)
4
(64.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10
(173.0)
6
(103.4)
9
(157.8)
8
(141.7)
8
(140.2)
2
(34.6)
12
(195.4)
2
(33.0)
2
(33.3)
3
(49.8)
12
(199.0)
12
(196.6)
9
(146.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
9
(155.7)
6
(103.4)
13
(228.0)
9
(159.5)
5
(87.6)
3
(51.9)
21
(341.9)
6
(99.0)
17
(282.9)
6
(99.6)
6
(99.5)
9
(147.4)
5
(81.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
129
(2,231)
117
(2,016)
91
(1,596)
115
(2,038)
79
(1,384)
92
(1,591)
88
(1,433)
47
(775.7)
45
(748.8)
59
(979.7)
45
(746.1)
54
(884.7)
61
(989.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
892
(15,430)
681
(11,731)
604
(10,593)
516
(9,142)
524
(9,182)
611
(10,567)
523
(8,515)
323
(5,331)
426
(7,088)
541
(8,984)
635
(10,529)
577
(9,453)
553
(8,973)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
66
(1,142)
74
(1,275)
52
(912.0)
46
(815.0)
50
(876.1)
32
(553.4)
51
(830.3)
31
(511.6)
30
(499.2)
41
(680.8)
37
(613.5)
39
(638.9)
47
(762.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.7)
2
(35.0)
1
(17.3)
1
(16.3)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)1086.1874.2855.7754.3635.9626.8673.4417.4455.7590.3675.0592.7633.6

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City-data.com crime index in Union Gap, WA

Crime rate in Union Gap detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 21 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.76
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: American (4.1%), German (3.6%), English (3.3%), French (1.5%), Irish (1.4%), French Canadian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1883

Elevation: 975 feet

Land area: 5.03 square miles.

Population density: 1,225 people per square mile   (low).

Union Gap, Washington map

1,561 residents are foreign born (24.6% Latin America).

This city:

25.2%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,118 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $886 (1.4%)

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)

Latitude: 46.56 N, Longitude: 120.49 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,452 (+55.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 494 (20.5%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Distribution of median household income in Union Gap, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Union Gap, WA in 2017
Union Gap satellite photo by USGS

Union Gap tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

9.2%
Washington:

5.2%
Historical population in Union Gap, WA
Historical housing units in Union Gap, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +491 (+9.6%).
Most common industries in Union Gap, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (8.3%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (9.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.5%)
  • Educational services (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.5%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (7.4%)
  • Social assistance (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Food (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Union Gap, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Child care workers (5.2%)

Average climate in Union Gap, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Union Gap, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 83.8. This is about average.

City:

83.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

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.:

0.267
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

8.5

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 the city 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 the city 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 (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Fires: 8, Storms: 6, Mudslides: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 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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Points of interest:

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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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Union Gap:

Marital status in Union Gap, WA
  • Never married: 35.0%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Union Gap:

  • High school or higher: 60.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.5
Washington average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Union Gap
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Union Gap, WA (based on Yakima County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Yakima County:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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:
Here:

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
Police Protection - Officers 26$137,664$63,5370$0
Firefighters 12$68,417$68,41727$11,868
Other Government Administration 9$45,898$61,1979$6,630
Financial Administration 8$27,411$41,1170$0
Police - Other 8$25,463$38,1950$0
Correction 4$22,017$66,0510$0
Streets and Highways 4$20,119$60,3570$0
Sewerage 4$20,119$60,3570$0
Water Supply 4$20,119$60,3570$0
Judicial and Legal 4$14,184$42,5520$0
Solid Waste Management 3$13,412$53,6480$0
Fire - Other 1$5,430$65,1600$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,667$44,0040$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$2,477
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 1$1,521
Totals for Government 88$423,920$57,80738$22,496

Union Gap government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,290,000 ($209.38)
    Sewerage: $399,000 ($64.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $39,000 ($6.33)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($0.32)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,913,000 ($310.50)
    Sewerage: $990,000 ($160.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $910,000 ($147.70)
    General - Other: $786,000 ($127.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $769,000 ($124.82)
    Central Staff Services: $654,000 ($106.15)
    Water Utilities: $595,000 ($96.58)
    Regular Highways: $551,000 ($89.43)
    Health - Other: $507,000 ($82.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $455,000 ($73.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $319,000 ($51.78)
    Financial Administration: $309,000 ($50.15)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $139,000 ($22.56)
    General Public Buildings: $28,000 ($4.54)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($0.32)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $196,000 ($31.81)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $272,000 ($44.15)
    Other - General - Other: $136,000 ($22.07)
    Other - Libraries: $114,000 ($18.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $212,000 ($34.41)
    General - Other: $136,000 ($22.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $50,000 ($8.12)
    Police Protection: $49,000 ($7.95)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($3.57)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($3.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,574,000 ($580.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($6.33)

Union Gap government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,332,000 ($216.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,021,000 ($165.72)
    Other: $200,000 ($32.46)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($7.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $21,000 ($3.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $30,000 ($4.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $188,000 ($30.51)
    Fines and Forfeits: $179,000 ($29.05)
    General Revenue - Other: $119,000 ($19.32)
    Rents: $44,000 ($7.14)
    Donations From Private Sources: $31,000 ($5.03)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($2.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $913,000 ($148.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,301,000 ($211.17)
    Other: $181,000 ($29.38)
    Sewerage: $139,000 ($22.56)
    General Local Government Support: $88,000 ($14.28)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000 ($0.32)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,706,000 ($763.84)
    Property: $1,568,000 ($254.50)
    Public Utilities Sales: $856,000 ($138.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $149,000 ($24.18)
    Other License: $86,000 ($13.96)
    Amusements Sales: $42,000 ($6.82)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $37,000 ($6.01)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $22,000 ($3.57)

Union Gap government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,896,000 ($956.99)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,786,000 ($939.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $922,000 ($149.65)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $812,000 ($131.80)

Union Gap government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,651,000 ($1241.84)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $231,000 ($37.49)

3.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,125 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($415 average AGI)
Yakima County:

0.03%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Benton County, WA  0.35% ($39,710 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.34% ($47,191)
from Pierce County, WA  0.17% ($36,291)


3.96% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,324 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($200 average AGI)
Yakima County:

0.02%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Benton County, WA  0.54% ($53,971 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.38% ($48,920)
to Pierce County, WA  0.16% ($43,669)
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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Union Gap fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 541ft / 165mTotal length
  • $84,509,000Total costs
  • 269,629Total average daily traffic
  • 37,648Total average daily truck traffic
  • 281,346Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Union Gap, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 71980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Union Gap, WA
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 in Union Gap, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Union Gap, WA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 55. The highest number of fire incidents - 78 took place in 2005, and the least - 24 in 2012. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Union Gap, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.4%), and Outside Fires (27.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Union Gap, WA
    • 47050.4%Structure Fires
    • 25427.3%Outside Fires
    • 16617.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 424.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Union Gap, WA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Union Gap, WA
  • 60.2%Electricity
  • 29.5%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Wood
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Union Gap, WA
  • 73.8%Electricity
  • 21.6%Utility gas
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Union Gap compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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.
  • House age above 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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