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Population in 2012: 93,101 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +29.6%
Males: 46,238  (49.7%)
Females: 46,863  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  33.2 years
Washington median age:  37.3 years

Zip codes: 98902.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,693 (it was $29,475 in 2000)
Yakima:

$40,693
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,131

Yakima city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $155,600 (it was $100,100 in 2000)
Yakima:

$155,600
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $169,314; Detached houses: $177,999; Townhouses or other attached units: $185,742; In 2-unit structures: $195,530; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $402,566; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $250,951; Mobile homes: $56,112; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $10,223

Median gross rent in 2012: $760.

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  • White alone - 46,817 (50.3%)
  • Hispanic - 40,099 (43.1%)
  • Two or more races - 2,286 (2.5%)
  • Asian alone - 1,921 (2.1%)
  • Black alone - 942 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 684 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 220 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 154 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Yakima: 94.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (15.0%), English (8.5%), Irish (8.0%), French (3.7%), United States (3.2%), Norwegian (2.7%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1886

Elevation: 1066 feet

Land area: 20.1 square miles.

Population density: 4,626 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Yakima:

  • High school or higher: 73.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 14.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Yakima city:

  • Never married: 31.3%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

13,904 residents are foreign born (14.1% Latin America).

This city:  16.2%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 115 registered sex offenders living in Yakima, Washington as of December 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Yakima to the number of sex offenders is 810 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,691 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,579 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (110.8 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (872.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Union Gap, WA (1.8 miles ), West Valley, WA (1.9 miles ), Terrace Heights, WA (1.9 miles ), Selah, WA (2.0 miles ), Ahtanum, WA (2.1 miles ), Summitview, WA (2.3 miles ), Gleed, WA (2.3 miles ), Eschbach, WA (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 1998: 31 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 2002: 34 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2003: 75 buildings, average cost: $136,000
  • 2004: 63 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $189,900
  • 2007: 315 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2008: 200 buildings, average cost: $179,900
  • 2009: 137 buildings, average cost: $182,100
  • 2010: 112 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2011: 66 buildings, average cost: $198,600
  • 2012: 64 buildings, average cost: $196,200

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Latitude: 46.60 N, Longitude: 120.53 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Palm Springs of Washington

Daytime population change due to commuting: 0 (0.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 21,886 (60.6%)

Area code: 509

Yakima household income distribution Yakima home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Yakima by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 354541037812611
per 100,000 4.06.95.46.84.912.23.68.49.614.06.511.8
Rapes 283959555562626649464852
per 100,000 37.753.479.874.367.875.675.179.659.053.651.955.7
Robberies 120102106141110149158136133144156152
per 100,000 161.7139.7143.3190.4135.5181.7191.3164.0160.2167.8168.7162.7
Assaults 225187184229211231226352239288271351
per 100,000 303.2256.2248.7309.2259.9281.8273.6424.3287.9335.7293.0375.7
Burglaries 1,1981,1931,4071,2521,2511,4511,4691,2091,2331,4641,6191,573
per 100,000 1614.21634.51901.91690.71541.21769.81778.31457.51485.11706.31750.31683.8
Thefts 4,4684,0764,4154,1524,5245,0214,6873,6523,9073,5012,8413,106
per 100,000 6020.15584.45968.15606.95573.56124.25673.74402.64705.74080.33071.53324.8
Auto thefts 5955616705636981,0601,0038448005906601,095
per 100,000 801.7768.6905.7760.3859.91292.91214.21017.5963.5687.6713.51172.1
Arson 334154709277516327371711
per 100,000 44.556.273.094.5113.393.961.775.932.543.118.411.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.9) 573.1556.4620.0603.5563.9677.2636.5581.9548.8533.2472.5544.0

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

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 181 (139 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Washington average:

1.47

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Yakima, Washington accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Yakima-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 98.6 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 73.7 miles away from Yakima 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 53.7 miles away from the city 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 79.0 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 69.8 miles away from Yakima 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 28.5 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).
Yakima topographic map

Birthplace of: Debbie Macomber - Romantic fiction writer, Phil Mahre - Alpine skier, Kyle MacLachlan - (born 1959), actor, Taylor Stubblefield - College football player, Todd Stottlemyre - Baseball player, Barbara La Marr - Actress, Jake Sagare - Soccer player, Bryan Caraway - Martial artist, Don Mosebar - College football player, Diane E. Benson - Writer.


Hospitals/medical centers in Yakima:

  • YAKIMA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1221 N 16TH AVE)
  • MEMORIAL HOME CARE SVS (Home Health Center, 1019 S 40TH AVENUE)
  • MOUNTAINVIEW HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 409 N SECOND ST)
  • YAKIMA REGIONAL HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, 7 SOUTH 10TH AVE)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 3003 TIETON DRIVE)
  • WASHINGTON CASCADE SURGERY CTR, LLC (Hospital, 3003 TIETON DRIVE)
  • YAKIMA REGIONAL MEDICAL AND CARDIAC CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 110 SOUTH NINTH AVE)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 2811 TIETON DRIVE)
  • CRESCENT HEALTH CARE, INC (Nursing Home, 505 NORTH 40TH AVENUE)
  • EASTERN STAR NURSING HOME-YAKIMA (Nursing Home, 515 N 34TH)
  • GARDEN VILLAGE (Nursing Home, 206 SOUTH TENTH AVENUE)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HEALTH CARE CTR (Nursing Home, 702 NORTH 16TH AVENUE)
  • HERITAGE GROVE (Nursing Home, 115 NORTH 10TH STREET)
  • LANDMARK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 710 NORTH 39TH AVENUE)
  • STRAWN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, PO BOX 79 GLEED STATION)
  • SUMMITVIEW HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 3801 SUMMITVIEW AVENUE)
  • WILLOW SPRINGS CARE, INC (Nursing Home, 4007 TIETON DRIVE)
  • YAKIMA REGIONAL TRANSITIONAL CARE UNIT (Nursing Home, 110 SOUTH 9TH AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Yakima, WA

Airports and heliports located in Yakima:


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Amtrak station:

YAKIMA (BURGER KING, I-82 AT EXIT 33) - Bus Station . Services: public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities.

Local government website: www.ci.yakima.wa.us

Colleges/Universities in Yakima:

  • Yakima Valley Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,757; Location: South 16th Ave. & Nob Hill Blvd.; Public; Website: www.yvcc.edu)
  • Perry Technical Institute (FT enrollment: 486; Location: 2011 W Washington Ave.; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.perrytech.edu)
  • Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (FT enrollment: 148; Location: 200 University Parkway; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.pnwu.org/students.aspx; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Yakima Beauty School Beautyworks (FT enrollment: 49; Location: 401 N First St; Private, for-profit; Website: yakimabeautyschool.edu)
  • Professional Beauty School (FT enrollment: 31; Location: 2105 W Lincoln Ave, Suite B; Private, for-profit; Website: professionalbeautyschool.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Yakima:

  • Central Washington University (about 28 miles; Ellensburg, WA; Full-time enrollment: 9,652)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 59 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,169)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 72 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 3,351)
  • Green River Community College (about 93 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 5,056)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 99 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,298)
  • Highline Community College (about 100 miles; Des Moines, WA; FT enrollment: 3,722)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 101 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 2,193)

Public high schools in Yakima:

Private high schools in Yakima:

  • RIVERSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 508; Location: 721 KEYS RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CHRISTA MCAULIFFE ACADEMY (Students: 455; Location: 402 E YAKIMA AVE STE 1100; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Yakima:

Private elementary/middle schools in Yakima:

  • ST JOSEPH MARQUETTE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 325; Location: 202 N 4TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAUL CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 244; Location: 1214 W CHESTNUT AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • YAKIMA ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 100; Location: 1200 CITY RESERVOIR RD; Grades: KG - 10)
  • MONTESSORI SOCIETY O (Students: 82; Location: 511 N 44TH AVE; Grades: PK - 2)
  • OAKRIDGE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 11002 ORCHARD AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 62; Location: 1207 S 7TH AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHN OF KIONSTADT ORTHODOX ST. JOHN''S SCHO (Students: 14; Location: 706 STEWART ST; Grades: KG - 5)
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Library in Yakima:

  • YAKIMA VALLEY REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $6,220,637; Location: 102 N THIRD ST; 397,951 books; 12 e-books; 25,177 audio materials; 23,831 video materials; 26 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 3,892 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Under Radio stations in Yakima, Wa. KIT 1280 AM KUTI 1460 AM KATS 94.5 FM KFFM 107.3 FM KDBL 92.9 FM Are now all owned by Clear Channel Communications.

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Notable locations in Yakima: Nob Hill Plaza (A), Twin Bridges (B), Stewart (C), Orchard (D), Central Washington Fairgrounds (E), Mallett (F), Exchange (G), Eastman (H), Bannister (I), Johnson Orchards (J), Advanced Life Systems Ambulance Service (K), American Medical Response (L), Yakima Fire Department Station 93 (M), Yakima Fire Department Station 94 (N), Yakima Fire Department Station 95 (O), Yakima County Department of Corrections (P), Yakima Fire Department Station 91 (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Yakima Mall (1), Westpark Shopping Center (2), Southgate Shopping Center (3), Glenwood Shopping Center (4), Chalet Mall Shopping Center (5), Country Shopping Center (6), Broadmead Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Yakima include: Mount Hope Church (A), Bethel Church (B), Saint Michaels Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Tahoma Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Myron (A), Rotary Lake (B), Berglund Lake (C), Cascade Mill Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Yakima include: Franklin Park (1), Gilbert Park (2), Elks Memorial Park (3), Broadway Park (4), Kiwanis Park (5), Larson Park (6), Lions Park (7), Miller Park (8), Milroy Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: McAllister Museum of Aviation (2008 South 16th Avenue) (1), Yakima Area Arboretum (Nature Centers; 1401 Arboretum Drive) (2), Kid's Castle (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2121 West Lincoln Avenue) (3), Nob Hill Bowling (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3807 West Nob Hill Boulevard) (4), Meadowbrook Family Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 7200 West Nob Hill Boulevard) (5), Last Frontier Restaurant (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3807 West Nob Hill Boulevard) (6), Activity Corral (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1107 South 18th Street) (7), Canyon Creek Mini-Golf (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1107 South 18th Street) (8), Quest International (402 East Yakima Avenue Suite 1200) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Motel 6 (1104 N 1st St) (1), Days Inn (1504 N 1st St) (2), Best Western Peppertree Inn (1614 North First Street) (3), Bali HAI Motel (710 North 1st Street) (4), Comfort Suites (3702 Fruitvale Blvd) (5), Allstar Motel (1900 North 1st Street) (6), Nendels Inn (1405 North 1st Street) (7), Fairfield Inn & Suites Yakima (137 North Fair Avenue) (8), Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott (137 North Fair Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Federal Bureau Of Investigation (402 East Yakima Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location 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. There were 36 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.65. This is about average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.65
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Yakima and their reported violations in the past:

SELAH CR NB REST AREA (Address: 900 E Selah Rd , Population served: 1088, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2000), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2000)
YAKIMA COUNTY ESCHBACH PARK (Population served: 204, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
CARRIAGE HILL ESTATES (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and SEP-15-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-15-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1999 and JUL-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
COUNTRY MOBILE ESTATES (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1999 and JAN-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2000)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
SUN-TIDES RV PARK (Address: 231 Pence Rd , Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
COUNTRY SQUIRE MOBILE MANOR (Population served: 131, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2003, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-31-1999), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-1999), St BCA signed (SEP-20-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-31-1998), St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2004 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and OCT-05-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-02-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed No longer subject to Rule (JUL-02-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-20-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-30-2000), Fed No longer subject to Rule (OCT-20-2002)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-1999), St BCA signed (SEP-20-1999)
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
BUTTERFIELD WATER COMPANY (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and SEP-15-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-15-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1999 and JAN-01-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-01-2000)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 226 regular monitoring violations
EL RINCON RESTAURANT (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-31-2000), St Public Notif requested (MAR-31-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-31-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-31-1999)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAY-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-31-1997)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Yakima that have no violations reported:

  • SELAH CR SB REST AREA (Population served: 933, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • YAKIMA SPORTSMANS STATE PARK (Population served: 810, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MEMORIAL BIBLE CHURCH (Population served: 736, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • YAKIMA ICE ARENA (Address: PO Box 10682, Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.5%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.3%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Yakima, WA

People in group quarters in Yakima in 2010:

  • 778 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 650 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 331 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 158 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 155 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 132 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 91 people in college/university student housing
  • 71 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 70 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Yakima in 2000:

  • 843 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 732 people in nursing homes
  • 365 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 63 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 55 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 30 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 18 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 18 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 13 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in religious group quarters

Yakima compared to Washington state average:

Yakima, Washington environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Arena or stadium:
  • Yakima SunDome. Capacity: 7,782.

Banks with most branches in Yakima (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Yakima Main Branch, Summitview Branch, Chalet Mall Branch, Fruitvale Branch, Southgate Branch, Nob Hill Safeway Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: West Yakima Branch, Yakima Branch, North 40th Avenue Branch, Nob Hill & 64th Banking Center. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Banner Bank: Yakima - Nob Hill Branch, Yakima - Summitview Branch, Yakima - Terrace Heights Branch, Yakima Main Branch. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $4,048.2 mil, Deposits: $3,348.4 mil, headquarters in Walla Walla, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 87 total offices, Holding Company: Banner Corporation
  • Central Valley Bank: Yakima Branch, Downtown Yakima Branch, Nob Hill Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $165.6 mil, Deposits: $147.9 mil, headquarters in Toppenish, WA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Heritage Financial Corporation
  • Yakima Federal Savings and Loan Association: Stadium Branch, Yakima Federal Savings And Loan Asso, Yakima Branch. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,754.4 mil, Deposits: $1,384.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 10 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Yakima Branch, Yakima Motorbank Branch, West Yakima Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Yakima Valley Branch at 101 North Second Street, branch established on 1938/02/14; Westpark Branch at 201 North 40th Avenue, branch established on 1986/09/10. 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
  • KeyBank National Association: Yakima Branch at 102 East Yakima Avenue, branch established on 1935/09/16; West Yakima Branch at 1202 North 40th Avenue, branch established on 1996/01/08. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Yakima National Bank: at 601 West Walnut Avenue, branch established on 1997/08/04; Courier Branch at 601 West Walnut, branch established on 1998/05/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $117.7 mil, Deposits: $106.9 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Ynb Financial Services Corp.
  • 6 other banks with 7 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Yakima, Washington:

  • Best Western Ahtanum Inn, 2408 Rudkin Rd, Yakima, WA 98903 , Phone: (509) 248-9700, Fax: (509) 248-3607
  • Comfort Inn Of Yakima, 1700 N First St, Yakima, WA 98901 , Phone: (509) 248-5650, Fax: (509) 457-6486
  • Howard Johnson Plaza, 9 N 9TH St, Yakima, WA 98901 , Phone: (509) 452-6511, Fax: (509) 457-4931
  • Clarion Hotel & Conference Ctr, 1507 N First St, Yakima, WA 98901 , Phone: (509) 248-7850, Fax: (509) 575-1694
  • Ramada Ltd, 818 N First St, Yakima, WA 98901 , Phone: (509) 453-0391, Fax: (509) 453-8348
  • Oxford Inn Yakima, 1603 E Yakima Ave, Yakima, WA 98901 , Phone: (509) 457-4444, Fax: (509) 453-7593
  • Motel 6, 1104 N 1ST St, Yakima, WA 98901 , Phone: (509) 454-0080, Fax: (509) 452-2241
  • Comfort Suites Yakima, 3702 Fruitvale Blvd, Yakima, WA 98902 , Phone: (509) 249-1900, Fax: (509) 249-8088
  • 11 other hotels and motels
All 19 fire-safe hotels and motels in Yakima, Washington

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Yakima travel time to work - commute


Yakima mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (36%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Yakima city (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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 20$91,535$54,9210$0
Other Government Administration 41$171,000$50,0490$0
Judicial and Legal 24$126,755$63,3781$2,099
Police Protection - Officers 127$757,703$71,5940$0
Police - Other 72$291,086$48,5140$0
Firefighters 80$497,095$74,5640$0
Fire - Other 3$12,161$48,6440$0
Streets and Highways 37$177,385$57,5300$0
Solid Waste Management 14$52,016$44,5851$2,850
Sewerage 59$247,533$50,3460$0
Parks and Recreation 19$74,690$47,1730$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 7$29,202$50,0611$2,722
Natural Resources 7$60,942$104,4720$0
Water Supply 29$120,208$49,7410$0
Transit 40$136,222$40,86710$26,102
Other and Unallocable 82$353,204$51,6881$1,927
Totals for Government 661$3,198,737$58,07114$35,700

Yakima government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,118,000 ($12.01)
    Regular Highways: $924,000 ($9.92)
    Sewerage: $865,000 ($9.29)
    Police Protection: $301,000 ($3.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $271,000 ($2.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $246,000 ($2.64)
    Central Staff Services: $39,000 ($0.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000 ($0.27)
    Transit Utilities: $15,000 ($0.16)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $13,752,000 ($147.71)
    General - Other: $8,097,000 ($86.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,926,000 ($85.13)
    Sewerage: $5,191,000 ($55.76)
    Transit Utilities: $4,407,000 ($47.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,668,000 ($39.40)
    Regular Highways: $3,323,000 ($35.69)
    Water Utilities: $3,048,000 ($32.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,475,000 ($26.58)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,456,000 ($26.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,187,000 ($23.49)
    Central Staff Services: $2,113,000 ($22.70)
    Financial Administration: $1,383,000 ($14.85)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,210,000 ($13.00)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,066,000 ($11.45)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,049,000 ($11.27)
    Corrections - Other: $411,000 ($4.41)
    Health - Other: $366,000 ($3.93)
    General Public Buildings: $306,000 ($3.29)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $261,000 ($2.80)
    Parking Facilities: $7,000 ($0.08)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($0.04)
  • Employee Retirement - Benefit Payments: $1,450,000 ($15.57)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $547,000 ($5.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,024,000 ($21.74)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Libraries: $1,414,000 ($15.19)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,023,000 ($10.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $5,795,000 ($62.24)
    Regular Highways: $2,561,000 ($27.51)
    General - Other: $1,480,000 ($15.90)
    Water Utilities: $1,237,000 ($13.29)
    Natural Resources - Other: $88,000 ($0.95)
    Health - Other: $11,000 ($0.12)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($0.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $39,464,000 ($423.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $140,000 ($1.50)

Yakima government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $13,804,000 ($148.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,472,000 ($37.29)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,417,000 ($25.96)
    All Other: $1,196,000 ($12.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,034,000 ($11.11)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $148,000 ($1.59)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.05)
  • Employee Retirement - From Parent Local Government: $1,406,000 ($15.10)
    From Other Governments: $55,000 ($0.59)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $3,000 ($0.03)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $2,304,000 ($24.75)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,113,000 ($22.70)
    All Other: $80,000 ($0.86)
    Natural Resources: $71,000 ($0.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,387,000 ($36.38)
    Education: $80,000 ($0.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,352,000 ($14.52)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,048,000 ($11.26)
    Rents: $502,000 ($5.39)
    Sale of Property: $411,000 ($4.41)
    General Revenue, NEC: $256,000 ($2.75)
    Special Assessments: $219,000 ($2.35)
    Donations From Private Sources: $96,000 ($1.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,475,000 ($58.81)
    Transit Utilities: $383,000 ($4.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $5,152,000 ($55.34)
    All Other: $1,051,000 ($11.29)
    General Local Government Support: $911,000 ($9.79)
    Health and Hospitals: $60,000 ($0.64)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $13,735,000 ($147.53)
    Property: $12,461,000 ($133.84)
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,198,000 ($88.05)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,530,000 ($59.40)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,758,000 ($18.88)
    Other License: $1,241,000 ($13.33)
    Amusements Sales: $1,037,000 ($11.14)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $7,000 ($0.08)

Yakima government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,454,000 ($660.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,952,000 ($633.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,311,000 ($46.30)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,809,000 ($19.43)

Yakima government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,288,000 ($35.32)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,830,000 ($481.52)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,701,000 ($29.01)

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 Yakima:

  • KYAK (930 AM; 10 kW; YAKIMA, WA)
  • KIT (1280 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KYXE (1020 AM; 5 kW; SELAH, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KJOX (980 AM; 5 kW; SELAH, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KBBO (1390 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KUTI (1460 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KZTS (1210 AM; 10 kW; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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 Yakima:

  • KSOH (89.5 FM; WAPATO, WA; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • K218CX (91.5 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KATS (94.5 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNWY (90.3 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KDNA (91.9 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST COMMUNITIES EDUC., CENTER)
  • KFFM (107.3 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXDD (104.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KHHK (99.7 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • KYVT (88.5 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: YAKIMA DISTRICT NO. 7)
  • KRSE (105.7 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KZTA (96.9 FM; NACHES, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KXLE-FM (95.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: KXLE, INC.)
  • KQBE (103.1 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: PEAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K229AD (93.7 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: KYKA, INC.)
  • K232CV (94.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K204DH (88.7 FM; HANFORD, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KQSN (99.3 FM; NACHES, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around 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.)
  • KNDO (Channel 23; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • KAZW-LP (Channel 14; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CASA OF WASHINGTON, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KKFQ-CA (Channel 2; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: WATCHTV, INC.)
  • K56EG (Channel 56; YAKIMA, ETC., WA; Owner: RON BEVINS)
  • KDHW-LP (Channel 45; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF YAKIMA, INC.)
  • KCYU-LP (Channel 68; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Yakima fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 50
Total length: 308 meters (1,010ft)
Total costs: $248,614,000
Total average daily traffic: 596,902
Total average daily truck traffic: 77,651

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 17
  • 1970-1979: 16
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 9
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Yakima, WA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Yakima)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 311 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Yakima, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 201 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 529 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Yakima)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Yakima)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 169 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 10 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED298$136,860203$132,590808$138,53573$69,7466$1,393,457109$103,94117$87,626
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED23$121,53416$121,025115$136,8139$64,3021$464,00012$112,7404$39,783
APPLICATIONS DENIED33$127,94762$101,964414$124,56071$64,0705$393,00068$91,83414$73,950
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN57$118,25026$99,688246$137,77129$78,8301$348,00033$94,0934$119,383
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$146,5934$90,71057$151,7591$18,7400$03$127,4500$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 14 tracts in Yakima, WA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 9 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED51$170,26632$169,8951$108,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$186,97423$151,1014$163,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$123,09718$144,9711$63,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$210,1583$187,9070$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 651
  • Hazardous Condition: 251
  • Service Call: 30
  • Good Intent Call: 46

Incident types - Yakima


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

Most common first names in Yakima, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John71476.2 years
William58575.2 years
Mary54579.6 years
Robert54471.2 years
James54171.9 years
George44577.4 years
Charles37376.2 years
Helen30080.5 years
Margaret27381.8 years
Ruth25481.7 years
Most common last names in Yakima, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith30183.1 years
Johnson25477.9 years
Miller20176.5 years
Brown17576.7 years
Anderson16877.0 years
Williams15376.5 years
Jones13477.8 years
Wilson12376.8 years
Davis11575.2 years
Thompson10677.2 years
Businesses in Yakima, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5Little Caesars Pizza2
AT&T3MasterBrand Cabinets8
Ace Hardware3McDonald's5
Aeropostale1Motel 61
Albertsons2Nike5
Applebee's1Office Depot1
Arby's2OfficeMax1
AutoZone2Olive Garden1
Avenue1Panda Express1
Baskin-Robbins3Papa John's Pizza1
Best Western2Payless1
Big O Tires1Penske1
Blockbuster3Pizza Hut3
Budget Car Rental1Quality1
Burger King4Quiznos2
Clarion1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen2Red Robin1
Days Inn1Rite Aid3
Domino's Pizza3Rodeway Inn1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx14Safeway3
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sprint Nextel2
GNC4Starbucks8
Goodwill4Subway11
H&R Block3T-Mobile3
Holiday Inn2Taco Bell4
Home Depot1Target1
Hot Topic1The Room Place1
Howard Johnson1True Value2
Jack In The Box3U-Haul5
Jones New York6U.S. Cellular2
KFC3UPS17
Kincaid1Verizon Wireless2
Kmart1Vons4
Knights Inn1Walgreens3
Kroger2Walmart2
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's2
Lane Furniture3YMCA1
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Yakima on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jere F. Irwin (11)
  • Gene Probasco (6)
  • Paul A. Ostler (5)
  • Larry V. Connell (3)
  • Brian D. Schlepp (3)
  • Christopher M. Fischer (3)
  • Irwin Research And Development, Inc. (3)
  • Daryl G. Hill (3)
  • Francis L. Rigby (2)
  • Abdullah Mostamandi (2)

Total of 88 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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