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Yakima County, Washington (WA)

County population in 2016: 249,636 (76% urban, 24% rural); it was 222,581 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 34,671
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 16,273
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 47,687
Renter-occupied apartments: 29,648 (it was 26,306 in 2000)
% of renters here:

36%
State:

36%

Land area: 4296 sq. mi.

Water area: 15.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 58 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Yakima County: 92.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (15.3%), Construction (13.0%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Yakima County, Washington:

  • Hispanic or Latino (48.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (43.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (4.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • Asian alone (1.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:

32.8 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years
Males: 124,709  (50.0%)
Females: 124,927  (50.0%)
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Yakima County,WA real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Yakima County:

2.0 people
Washington:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,965 ($34,828 in 1999)
This county:

$48,965
Washington:

$67,106

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $627 (lower quartile is $487, upper quartile is $830)
This county:

$627
State:

$999


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $166,300 (it was $107,200 in 2000)
Yakima:

$166,300
Washington:

$306,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $112,500 - $240,200

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $228,156
Here:

$228,156
State:

$404,096

Townhouses or other attached units: $273,652
Here:

$273,652
State:

$385,704

In 2-unit structures: $174,032
Here:

$174,032
State:

$303,123

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $1,738,191
Here:

$1,738,191
State:

$347,873

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $187,596
Here:

$187,596
State:

$370,648

Mobile homes: $97,255
Here:

$97,255
State:

$116,190

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $29,600
Here:

$29,600
State:

$133,868

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,229
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $415

Institutionalized population: 2,533

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 6
  • Rapes: 33
  • Robberies: 29
  • Assaults: 66
  • Burglaries: 1261
  • Thefts: 1804
  • Auto thefts: 524

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 5
  • Rapes: 38
  • Robberies: 24
  • Assaults: 52
  • Burglaries: 1001
  • Thefts: 1426
  • Auto thefts: 377
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Health of residents in Yakima County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is worse than average.
72.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
43.0% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
70.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
64.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 196 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 166 pounds. This is about average.
33.9% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 406 buildings, average cost: $112,400
  • 1998: 391 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 1999: 462 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2000: 333 buildings, average cost: $129,700
  • 2001: 303 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2002: 366 buildings, average cost: $137,600
  • 2003: 494 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2004: 759 buildings, average cost: $171,900
  • 2005: 739 buildings, average cost: $183,200
  • 2006: 653 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2007: 1093 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2008: 617 buildings, average cost: $194,200
  • 2009: 426 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2010: 343 buildings, average cost: $205,300
  • 2011: 298 buildings, average cost: $210,700
  • 2012: 301 buildings, average cost: $212,600
  • 2013: 300 buildings, average cost: $223,100
  • 2014: 352 buildings, average cost: $225,400
  • 2015: 390 buildings, average cost: $228,900
  • 2016: 405 buildings, average cost: $247,700
  • 2017: 412 buildings, average cost: $256,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Yakima, WA residents
Average permit cost in Yakima, WA
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,775 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,622 (1.0%)

Yakima County household income distribution in 2013 Yakima County home values distribution in 2013 Yakima County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.0%
Yakima County:

18.0%
Washington:

11.3%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.9% for Black residents, 23.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.8% for American Indian residents, 31.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 22.8% for other race residents, 17.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 32.8 years old
(Males: 31.5 years old, Females: 33.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.0 years old, Black residents: 25.6 years old, American Indian residents: 30.2 years old, Asian residents: 36.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.5 years old, Other race residents: 26.2 years old)

Area name: Yakima, WA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Yakima County is $511 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $661 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $871 a month.

Cities in this county include: Yakima, Sunnyside, West Valley, Toppenish, Grandview, Northwest Yakima, Northeast Yakima, Terrace Heights, Selah, Union Gap.

Yakima County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2012 air pollution in Yakima County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 15.0 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Aroostook County, Maine , Gallatin County, Montana , King County , Lincoln County , Pacific County , Luce County, Michigan , Mackinac County, Michigan , Sweet Grass County, Montana .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.2%
Washington:

5.2%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 7,244
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 74.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 44,969 (28.2% naturalized citizens)

Yakima County:

18.0%
Whole state:

14.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3,9092010 or later
  • 13,3352000 to 2009
  • 13,6621990 to 1999
  • 11,5151980 to 1989
  • 5,7381970 to 1979
  • 3,110Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 95.4%

Yakima County marital status for males Yakima County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 57,728
  • One, attached: 2,896
  • Two: 3,188
  • 3 or 4: 3,558
  • 5 to 9: 2,283
  • 10 to 19: 2,143
  • 20 to 49: 2,251
  • 50 or more: 1,627
  • Mobile homes: 10,937
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 117

Housing units in Yakima County with a mortgage: 31,387 (814 second mortgage, 1,656 home equity loan, 85 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 19,478

Here:

62.0% with mortgage
State:

69.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Yakima County

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-
Yakima County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 52
Yakima County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
Here:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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
This county:

5.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Yakima County:

9.2%
Washington:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Yakima County:

29.2%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.6%
State:

13.9%

Agriculture in Yakima County:

Average size of farms: 450 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $226,239
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1970.58
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 39.77%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $193,666
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.36%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 92.19%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $84,172
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.79%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.72
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 29.24%
Corn for grain: 13644 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 25415 harvested acres
Vegetables: 15,077 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 99,834 acres

Earthquake activity:

Yakima County-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 163% 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 107.9 miles away from Yakima County 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 106.5 miles away from the county 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 103.6 miles away from the county 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 366.4 miles away from the county 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 440.5 miles away from Yakima County center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 472.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Washington Wildfires, Incident Period: August 13, 2015 to September 10, 2015, Emergency Declared EM-3372: August 21, 2015, FEMA Id: 3372, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Washington Wildfires and Mudslides, Incident Period: August 09, 2015 to September 10, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4243: October 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4243, Natural disaster type: Fire, Mudslide
  • Washington Cowiche Mills Fire, Incident Period: July 18, 2010 to July 21, 2010, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 19, 2010, FEMA Id: 2848, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Washington Dry Creek Fire Complex, Incident Period: August 21, 2009 to August 25, 2009, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 22, 2009, FEMA Id: 2827, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Washington Severe Winter Storm, Landslides, Mudslides, and Flooding, Incident Period: January 06, 2009 to January 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1817: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 1817, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Washington Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3227: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3227, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Washington Mud Lake Fire, Incident Period: August 12, 2004 to August 16, 2004, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 12, 2004, FEMA Id: 2546, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Washington Middle Fork Fire, Incident Period: July 11, 2003 to July 19, 2003, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 12, 2003, FEMA Id: 2477, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Washington Spruce Dome Fire Complex, Incident Period: August 15, 2001 to August 23, 2001, Fire Management Assistance Declared: August 16, 2001, FEMA Id: 2377, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Washington Earthquake, Incident Period: February 28, 2001 to March 16, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1361: March 01, 2001, FEMA Id: 1361, Natural disaster type: Earthquake
  • 12 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (92%)
  • Canada (1%)
  • Philippines (1%)
  • El Salvador (1%)
  • Vietnam (1%)
  • Korea (1%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Yakima County


  • German (6%)
  • American (5%)
  • English (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Norwegian (1%)
  • Dutch (1%)

Yakima County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 81,474 (76.7%)
  • Carpooled: 16,380 (15.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 570 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,890 (1.8%)
  • Bicycle: 131 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 2,111 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 3,637 (3.4%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Yakima County, Washington in 2000:

  • 1,221 people in nursing homes
  • 928 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 531 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 240 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 178 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 157 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 149 people in state prisons
  • 73 people in other group homes
  • 63 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 55 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 34 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 28 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 18 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 18 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 18 people in religious group quarters
  • 17 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 10 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 9 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Yakima County, Washington in 2010:

  • 1,159 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 957 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 331 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 225 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 221 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 141 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 135 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 135 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 91 people in college/university student housing
  • 70 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $54,352.

3.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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%

1.94% relocated from other counties in Washington ($19,928 average AGI)
1.85% relocated from other states ($20,783 average AGI)
Yakima County:

1.85%
Washington average:

3.93%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.14% ($57,890)
from Kittitas County, WA  0.13% ($26,126)
from Grant County, WA  0.13% ($29,616)
from Spokane County, WA  0.11% ($41,521)


3.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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%

2.34% relocated to other counties in Washington ($27,276 average AGI)
1.59% relocated to other states ($17,848 average AGI)
Yakima County:

1.59%
Washington average:

2.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
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)
to Spokane County, WA  0.16% ($40,000)
to Snohomish County, WA  0.15% ($48,855)
to Kittitas County, WA  0.14% ($46,969)
to Franklin County, WA  0.14% ($37,754)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 20.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.5
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 17.7

Births per 1000 population in Yakima County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Yakima County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Yakima County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 27.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Yakima County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Yakima County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Yakima County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Yakima County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Yakima County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Yakima County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 31,169 (25,635 aged, 5,534 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 7,931 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Yakima County, Washington in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (3,828)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,737)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,605)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,238)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (1,195)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (965)
  • Unspecified dementia (573)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (451)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (409)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (404)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.75
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,133
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 202
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 61,499

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,743
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 776
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 85

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 60.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 38.0
  • Other - 22.2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 116.5. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 66.5
  • Poisoning - 21.5
  • Suffocation - 21.5
  • Other - 7.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 249,636
  • In family households: 215,533 (30,210 male householders, 27,291 female householders)
    40,230 spouses, 87,671 children (84,198 natural, 1,164 adopted, 2,309 stepchildren), 7,788 grandchildren, 3,617 brothers or sisters, 3,299 parents, 6,308 other relatives, 9,119 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 30,766 (10,648 male householders (7,853 living alone)), 12,935 female householders (10,790 living alone)), 7,183 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,337

Size of family households: 23,642 2-persons, 10,519 3-persons, 9,997 4-persons, 6,685 5-persons, 3,679 6-persons, 2,979 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 18,643 1-person, 4,161 2-persons, 655 3-persons, 124 4-persons.

40,269 married couples with children.
23,552 single-parent households (6,202 men, 17,350 women).

59.6% of residents of Yakima speak English at home.
39.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,187,676,000 ($5,184 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $68,315,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $437,858,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $218,552,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $20,517,000
Federal grants: $363,360,000
Federal procurement contracts: $59,532,000 ($23,522,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $87,855,000 ($26,542,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $6,727,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $114,750,000
Federal Government insurance: $203,506,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 22,282
Here:

96 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 9,065
Here:

39 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +6,034
Here:

+26 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -9,996
Here -43 per 1000 residents
State +13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Yakima County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 35.97 millions of gallons per day (48% from ground, 52% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.1

Year house built in Yakima County, Washington
  • Year house built in Yakima County, Washington
  • 1,2772014 or later
  • 1,7202010 to 2013
  • 9,9612000 to 2009
  • 10,6611990 to 1999
  • 8,5001980 to 1989
  • 14,3511970 to 1979
  • 9,7421960 to 1969
  • 9,5141950 to 1959
  • 8,6091940 to 1949
  • 12,3931939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Yakima County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Yakima County, Washington
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Yakima County, Washington
  • 321 room
  • 2332 rooms
  • 5553 rooms
  • 5,3344 rooms
  • 9,5075 rooms
  • 13,2486 rooms
  • 7,4667 rooms
  • 6,3178 rooms
  • 8,1739+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yakima County, Washington
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yakima County, Washington
  • 1,4891 room
  • 2,2162 rooms
  • 5,8123 rooms
  • 7,2844 rooms
  • 6,0105 rooms
  • 4,2456 rooms
  • 1,3347 rooms
  • 1,2058 rooms
  • 6249+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Yakima County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Yakima County, Washington
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Yakima County, Washington
  • 32no bedroom
  • 5961 bedroom
  • 9,9112 bedrooms
  • 26,1083 bedrooms
  • 11,6104 bedrooms
  • 2,6085+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yakima County, Washington
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yakima County, Washington
  • 1,543no bedroom
  • 6,8431 bedroom
  • 11,1722 bedrooms
  • 8,8263 bedrooms
  • 1,4374 bedrooms
  • 3985+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Yakima County, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Yakima County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Yakima County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 762no vehicle
  • 10,4441 vehicle
  • 19,2052 vehicles
  • 11,7893 vehicles
  • 5,2144 vehicles
  • 3,4515+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Yakima County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Yakima County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 3,873no vehicle
  • 12,0361 vehicle
  • 8,1892 vehicles
  • 4,3993 vehicles
  • 1,0574 vehicles
  • 6655+ vehicles

86.1% of Yakima County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Washington.

Yakima County:

86.1%
State average:

82.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 150,158
  • Other state: 53,231
  • Northeast: 2,161
  • Midwest: 10,883
  • South: 9,461
  • West: 30,726
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Yakima County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.8%Electricity
  • 28.0%Utility gas
  • 6.4%Wood
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 76.3%Electricity
  • 16.4%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Wood
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,844
Here:

5.5%
Washington:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 762
Here:

4.5%
Washington:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,830
Here:

20.7%
Washington:

16.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Yakima County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,001,000
  • Charges - Other: $10,727,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,884,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $345,000
    Sewerage: $155,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,154,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,814,000
    Health - Other: $1,193,000
    Correctional Institutions: $926,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $620,000
    General - Other: $282,000
    Police Protection: $267,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $28,073,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,035,000
    Regular Highways: $12,287,000
    Police Protection: $10,978,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,949,000
    Health - Other: $7,362,000
    Financial Administration: $6,505,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,115,000
    General - Other: $4,045,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,563,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,767,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,471,000
    Water Utilities: $1,963,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,682,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,488,000
    Sewerage: $1,104,000
    Local Fire Protection: $844,000
    Libraries: $132,000
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,265,000
    Health and Hospitals: $679,000
    General Local Government Support: $665,000
    Housing and Community Development: $311,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,367,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Natural Resources - Other: $309,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $296,000
    Other - Health - Other: $144,000
    Other - General - Other: $97,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $43,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $38,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $10,000
    Other - Sewerage: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $11,209,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,248,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,236,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,901,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,342,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,350,000
    Special Assessments: $2,044,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,239,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,038,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $231,000
    Rents: $123,000
    Sale of Property: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,195,000
    Solid Waste Management: $797,000
    General - Other: $775,000
    Police Protection: $331,000
    Water Utilities: $170,000
    Central Staff Services: $131,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $12,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $78,970,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,812,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $955,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $10,111,000
    Highways: $8,549,000
    Public Welfare: $1,518,000
    Health and Hospitals: $986,000
    General Local Government Support: $486,000
    Housing and Community Development: $394,000
  • Tax - Property: $39,679,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $23,441,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,404,000
    Other License: $1,614,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,289,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $878,000
    Other Selective Sales: $729,000
    Amusements Sales: $118,000
    Severance: $40,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $54,683,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000

Yakima County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,001,000
  • Charges - Other: $10,727,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,884,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $345,000
    Sewerage: $155,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,154,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,814,000
    Health - Other: $1,193,000
    Correctional Institutions: $926,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $620,000
    General - Other: $282,000
    Police Protection: $267,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $28,073,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,035,000
    Regular Highways: $12,287,000
    Police Protection: $10,978,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,949,000
    Health - Other: $7,362,000
    Financial Administration: $6,505,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,115,000
    General - Other: $4,045,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,563,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,767,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,471,000
    Water Utilities: $1,963,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,682,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,488,000
    Sewerage: $1,104,000
    Local Fire Protection: $844,000
    Libraries: $132,000
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,265,000
    Health and Hospitals: $679,000
    General Local Government Support: $665,000
    Housing and Community Development: $311,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,367,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Natural Resources - Other: $309,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $296,000
    Other - Health - Other: $144,000
    Other - General - Other: $97,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $43,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $38,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $10,000
    Other - Sewerage: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $11,209,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,248,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,236,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,901,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,342,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,350,000
    Special Assessments: $2,044,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,239,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,038,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $231,000
    Rents: $123,000
    Sale of Property: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,195,000
    Solid Waste Management: $797,000
    General - Other: $775,000
    Police Protection: $331,000
    Water Utilities: $170,000
    Central Staff Services: $131,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $12,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $78,970,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,812,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $955,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $10,111,000
    Highways: $8,549,000
    Public Welfare: $1,518,000
    Health and Hospitals: $986,000
    General Local Government Support: $486,000
    Housing and Community Development: $394,000
  • Tax - Property: $39,679,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $23,441,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,404,000
    Other License: $1,614,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,289,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $878,000
    Other Selective Sales: $729,000
    Amusements Sales: $118,000
    Severance: $40,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $54,683,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000

Yakima County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,001,000
  • Charges - Other: $10,727,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,884,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $345,000
    Sewerage: $155,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,154,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,814,000
    Health - Other: $1,193,000
    Correctional Institutions: $926,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $620,000
    General - Other: $282,000
    Police Protection: $267,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $28,073,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,035,000
    Regular Highways: $12,287,000
    Police Protection: $10,978,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,949,000
    Health - Other: $7,362,000
    Financial Administration: $6,505,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,115,000
    General - Other: $4,045,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,563,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,767,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,471,000
    Water Utilities: $1,963,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,682,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,488,000
    Sewerage: $1,104,000
    Local Fire Protection: $844,000
    Libraries: $132,000
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,265,000
    Health and Hospitals: $679,000
    General Local Government Support: $665,000
    Housing and Community Development: $311,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,367,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Natural Resources - Other: $309,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $296,000
    Other - Health - Other: $144,000
    Other - General - Other: $97,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $43,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $38,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $10,000
    Other - Sewerage: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $11,209,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,248,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,236,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,901,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,342,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,350,000
    Special Assessments: $2,044,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,239,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,038,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $231,000
    Rents: $123,000
    Sale of Property: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,195,000
    Solid Waste Management: $797,000
    General - Other: $775,000
    Police Protection: $331,000
    Water Utilities: $170,000
    Central Staff Services: $131,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $12,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $78,970,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,812,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $955,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $10,111,000
    Highways: $8,549,000
    Public Welfare: $1,518,000
    Health and Hospitals: $986,000
    General Local Government Support: $486,000
    Housing and Community Development: $394,000
  • Tax - Property: $39,679,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $23,441,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,404,000
    Other License: $1,614,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,289,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $878,000
    Other Selective Sales: $729,000
    Amusements Sales: $118,000
    Severance: $40,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $54,683,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000

Yakima County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,001,000
  • Charges - Other: $10,727,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,884,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $345,000
    Sewerage: $155,000
    Regular Highways: $2,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,154,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,814,000
    Health - Other: $1,193,000
    Correctional Institutions: $926,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $620,000
    General - Other: $282,000
    Police Protection: $267,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $28,073,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,035,000
    Regular Highways: $12,287,000
    Police Protection: $10,978,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,949,000
    Health - Other: $7,362,000
    Financial Administration: $6,505,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,115,000
    General - Other: $4,045,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,563,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,767,000
    Housing and Community Development: $2,471,000
    Water Utilities: $1,963,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,682,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,488,000
    Sewerage: $1,104,000
    Local Fire Protection: $844,000
    Libraries: $132,000
    Parks and Recreation: $62,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $1,265,000
    Health and Hospitals: $679,000
    General Local Government Support: $665,000
    Housing and Community Development: $311,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,367,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Natural Resources - Other: $309,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $296,000
    Other - Health - Other: $144,000
    Other - General - Other: $97,000
    Other - Water Utilities: $43,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $38,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $10,000
    Other - Sewerage: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $11,209,000
    Health and Hospitals: $2,248,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,236,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,901,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,342,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,350,000
    Special Assessments: $2,044,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,239,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,038,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $231,000
    Rents: $123,000
    Sale of Property: $18,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,195,000
    Solid Waste Management: $797,000
    General - Other: $775,000
    Police Protection: $331,000
    Water Utilities: $170,000
    Central Staff Services: $131,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $39,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $12,000
    Correctional Institutions: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $78,970,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,812,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $955,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $10,111,000
    Highways: $8,549,000
    Public Welfare: $1,518,000
    Health and Hospitals: $986,000
    General Local Government Support: $486,000
    Housing and Community Development: $394,000
  • Tax - Property: $39,679,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $23,441,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,404,000
    Other License: $1,614,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,289,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $878,000
    Other Selective Sales: $729,000
    Amusements Sales: $118,000
    Severance: $40,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $54,683,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 5,946
  • Number of aged recipients: 620
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 5,326
  • Number of recipients under 18: 1,257
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 3,404
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,285
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 2,068
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 3,082
Yakima County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunk persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Yakima County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunk persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 34 full 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 ORIGINATED965$155,825770$166,8483,550$166,033361$76,29111$914,000315$135,448362$123,936
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED65$142,72359$137,068473$152,53945$82,8001$464,00031$114,25850$106,100
APPLICATIONS DENIED144$139,986189$128,8521,748$147,271260$68,2659$499,000151$101,384190$104,584
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN151$143,172103$161,8641,012$159,73789$83,1802$334,00077$110,130104$119,038
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS21$133,81023$147,217259$160,03115$60,0670$013$124,38525$123,720
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 32 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED158$208,101141$211,1633$152,6670$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED43$201,20966$201,4555$160,2001$112,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED47$153,61753$189,3961$63,0002$146,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$227,77811$203,3640$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Yakima, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Yakima, WA - Value
Most common first names in Yakima County, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,14676.1 years
William94475.4 years
Mary84579.4 years
Robert82770.9 years
James82572.5 years
George68477.3 years
Charles61475.7 years
Helen43479.9 years
Frank42876.8 years
Margaret41580.8 years
Most common last names in Yakima County, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith47380.8 years
Johnson42576.7 years
Miller30276.2 years
Brown27176.4 years
Anderson24176.6 years
Williams21676.4 years
Jones21477.2 years
Davis19575.0 years
Wilson19576.5 years
Clark18376.2 years
Businesses in Yakima County, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven7Lowe's1
AT&T3Macy's1
Ace Hardware6MasterBrand Cabinets7
Aeropostale1Maurices1
Albertsons2Mazda1
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's9
Applebee's1Motel 61
Arby's2Motherhood Maternity2
AutoZone4Nike13
Avenue1Nissan1
Baskin-Robbins3Office Depot1
Bed Bath & Beyond1OfficeMax1
Best Western2Old Country Buffet1
Big O Tires1Old Navy1
Blockbuster3Olive Garden1
Budget Car Rental1Outback1
Burger King4Outback Steakhouse1
Chevrolet1Pac Sun1
Circle K3Panda Express1
Clarion1Papa John's Pizza1
Coldwater Creek1Payless2
Comfort Inn1Penske2
Comfort Suites1PetSmart1
Costco1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves2Pizza Hut6
Dairy Queen6Quality2
Days Inn2Quiznos2
Dennys1RadioShack2
Domino's Pizza1Red Lobster1
Econo Lodge1Red Robin1
Eddie Bauer1Rite Aid4
Famous Footwear1Rodeway Inn1
Fashion Bug1Rue211
FedEx17SAS Shoes1
Finish Line1SONIC Drive-In1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Safeway5
Foot Locker1Sears2
Ford2Spencer Gifts1
GNC5Sprint Nextel2
GameStop1Starbucks10
Goodwill5Subaru1
Gymboree1Subway15
H&R Block6Super 81
Hilton1T-Mobile5
Holiday Inn2T.J.Maxx1
Home Depot1Taco Bell6
Honda1Target1
Hot Topic1The Room Place1
Howard Johnson1Toyota1
IHOP1Toys"R"Us1
Jack In The Box3True Value4
Jones New York7U-Haul9
Journeys1U.S. Cellular5
Justice1UPS21
KFC4Vans1
Kincaid1Verizon Wireless2
Kmart1Volkswagen1
Knights Inn1Vons6
Kroger3Walgreens3
La-Z-Boy2Walmart2
Lane Furniture3Wendy's2
LensCrafters1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza2

Yakima County on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #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+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"