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Yakima, WA (Washington) Houses and Residents

Yakima,WA index of house prices

Total population: 93,357 (Urban population: 72,231, Rural population: 63 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 28,743 (26,610 occupied: 16,381 owner occupied, 16,179 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

50%
State:

38%

Housing density: 1,428 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $275,279.

Median contract rent in 2013: $450 (lower quartile is $354, upper quartile is $564)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $707


Median gross rent in Yakima, WA in 2013: $526

Housing units in Yakima with a mortgage: 7,908 (890 second mortgage, 731 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,877

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $62,837

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $35,269

Median monthly housing costs: $811


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Yakima, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $164,600 (it was $100,100 in 2000)
Yakima:

$164,600
Washington:

$250,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $109,200 - $229,200

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $182,508
Here:

$182,508
State:

$329,559

Townhouses or other attached units: $214,915
Here:

$214,915
State:

$270,940

In 2-unit structures: $253,072
Here:

$253,072
State:

$280,281

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $91,572
Here:

$91,572
State:

$202,515

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $137,810
Here:

$137,810
State:

$245,538

Mobile homes: $38,511
Here:

$38,511
State:

$98,688

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $144,051
Here:

$144,051
State:

$69,606
Median year house/condo built: 1971

Median year apartment built: 1976

Household type by relationship:

Households: 70,137
  • In family households: 58,801 (12,579 male householders, 4,614 female householders)
    12,541 spouses, 22,933 children (21,206 natural, 568 adopted, 1,159 stepchildren), 1,038 grandchildren, 844 brothers or sisters, 388 parents, 1,424 other relatives, 2,440 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,336 (3,919 male householders (3,007 living alone)), 5,594 female householders (5,022 living alone)), 1,823 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,157 (1,713 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 6,462 2-persons, 3,709 3-persons, 3,335 4-persons, 1,823 5-persons, 1,003 6-persons, 861 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,029 1-person, 1,298 2-persons, 123 3-persons, 39 4-persons, 22 5-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

11,879 married couples with children.
6,713 single-parent households (1,455 men, 5,258 women).

69.5% of residents of Yakima speak English at home.
28.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (44% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (64% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 12,590 (17.4%)
(24.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.6
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Yakima, Washington:

  • 252no bedroom
  • 1,0281 bedroom
  • 4,4712 bedrooms
  • 5,5933 bedrooms
  • 2,3504 bedrooms
  • 5275+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yakima, Washington:

  • 1,393no bedroom
  • 4,3831 bedroom
  • 4,4402 bedrooms
  • 1,7593 bedrooms
  • 3214 bedrooms
  • 935+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Yakima in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 754no vehicle
  • 4,2991 vehicle
  • 6,0152 vehicles
  • 2,2303 vehicles
  • 7144 vehicles
  • 2095+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Yakima in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2,602no vehicle
  • 5,8351 vehicle
  • 3,0492 vehicles
  • 6963 vehicles
  • 1074 vehicles
  • 1005+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Yakima, Washington:

  • 1141 room
  • 4292 rooms
  • 9093 rooms
  • 1,8994 rooms
  • 2,7735 rooms
  • 2,8916 rooms
  • 2,2047 rooms
  • 1,3918 rooms
  • 1,6119+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yakima, Washington:

  • 1,1091 room
  • 2,1952 rooms
  • 2,4513 rooms
  • 3,1494 rooms
  • 1,9375 rooms
  • 8086 rooms
  • 4787 rooms
  • 1708 rooms
  • 929+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Yakima, WA household income distribution

  • Yakima, WA household income distribution
  • 3,854Less than $10,000
  • 2,420$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,721$15,000 to $19,999
  • 2,225$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2,332$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,094$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1,529$35,000 to $39,999
  • 1,450$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,103$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,801$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2,084$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,495$75,000 to $99,999
  • 711$100,000 to $124,999
  • 309$125,000 to $149,999
  • 219$150,000 to $199,999
  • 359$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Yakima, WA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Yakima, WA
  • 471Less than $10,000
  • 143$10,000 to $14,999
  • 442$15,000 to $19,999
  • 517$20,000 to $24,999
  • 66$25,000 to $29,999
  • 64$30,000 to $34,999
  • 152$35,000 to $39,999
  • 153$40,000 to $49,999
  • 408$60,000 to $69,999
  • 223$70,000 to $79,999
  • 533$80,000 to $89,999
  • 453$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,276$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,259$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,759$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,287$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,851$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,595$250,000 to $299,999
  • 926$300,000 to $399,999
  • 339$400,000 to $499,999
  • 464$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Yakima, WA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Yakima, WA
  • 156Less than $100
  • 83$100 to $149
  • 88$150 to $199
  • 50$200 to $249
  • 329$250 to $299
  • 44$300 to $349
  • 651$350 to $399
  • 620$400 to $449
  • 527$450 to $499
  • 1,971$500 to $549
  • 2,327$550 to $599
  • 1,567$600 to $649
  • 2,040$650 to $699
  • 1,246$700 to $749
  • 432$750 to $799
  • 1,371$800 to $899
  • 351$900 to $999
  • 487$1,000 to $1,249
  • 138$1,250 to $1,499
  • 602$1,500 to $1,999
  • 235$2,000 or more
  • 864No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2,4921995 to March 2000
  • 3,6391990 to 1994
  • 2,3011985 to 1989
  • 1,6301980 to 1984
  • 9161975 to 1979
  • 6831970 to 1974
  • 1851965 to 1969
  • 744Before 1965
Yakima commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 850
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 5,052
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 7,396
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5,559
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,674
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 626
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,793
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 129
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 245
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 439
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 471
  • 90 or more minutes: 486
Yakima, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.5%
Number of people working at home: 719 (2.7% of all workers)

Yakima mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 20,215 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 3,798 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 303 (1%)
  • Taxi: 33 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 19 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 154 (1%)
  • Walked: 858 (3%)
  • Other means: 340 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 719 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 26,976
 German: 8,083
 English: 3,720
 United States or American: 3,671
 Irish: 3,648
 French (except Basque): 1,748
 Norwegian: 1,509
 Scotch-Irish: 859
 Scottish: 832
 Italian: 824
 Swedish: 761
 French Canadian: 701
 Dutch: 554
 European: 469
 Danish: 356
 Polish: 281
 Welsh: 268
 Canadian: 236
 British: 192
 Russian: 190
 Ukrainian: 147
 Swiss: 140
 Scandinavian: 116
 Austrian: 114
 Czech: 112
 Finnish: 95
 Greek: 88
 Portuguese: 87
 Yugoslavian: 77
 Hungarian: 73
 Arab:: 70
 Northern European: 69
 Croatian: 66
 Subsaharan African:: 64
 Basque: 62
 African: 59
 Armenian: 53
 Belgian: 52
 Czechoslovakian: 49
 Celtic: 35
 Slovak: 32
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 32
 Arab/Arabic: 30
 Slavic: 26
 Jamaican: 23
 German Russian: 22
 Egyptian: 21
 Icelander: 20
 Lithuanian: 16
 Pennsylvania German: 14
 Bulgarian: 13
 Lebanese: 13
 Albanian: 11
 Brazilian: 9
 Dutch West Indian: 9
 Romanian: 8
 Israeli: 8
 Other Arab: 6
 Slovene: 6
 Senegalese: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 87%Mexico
  • 2%Canada
  • 2%Philippines
  • 1%Germany
  • 1%Korea
  • 1%United Kingdom
  • 1%El Salvador

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

  • This state: 37,800
  • Northeast: 1,083
  • Midwest: 5,787
  • South: 3,913
  • West: 10,557

48% of Yakima residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 73% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in Washington.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 879
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 420
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,070
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,219
  • 9th grade: 869
  • 10th grade: 682
  • 11th grade: 634
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 845
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,452
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,586
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 2,572
  • Associate degree: 976
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,187
  • Master's degree: 656
  • Professional school degree: 578
  • Doctorate degree: 149

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 743
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 466
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,004
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,204
  • 9th grade: 910
  • 10th grade: 867
  • 11th grade: 749
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 828
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 6,208
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,035
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,253
  • Associate degree: 1,332
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,239
  • Master's degree: 876
  • Professional school degree: 293
  • Doctorate degree: 39

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.8%Males
  • 6.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 19.3%Males
  • 22.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 25.2%Males
  • 19.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 5.4%Males
  • 9.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 16.3%Males
  • 32.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 24.1%Males
  • 31.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 16.6%Males
  • 30.8%Females
Yakima marital status for males
Yakima marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,244
  • One, attached: 1,245
  • Two: 2,152
  • 3 or 4: 2,025
  • 5 to 9: 1,404
  • 10 to 19: 1,262
  • 20 to 49: 1,225
  • 50 or more: 1,252
  • Mobile homes: 1,854
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 80

Median worth of mobile homes: $20,500

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Yakima:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 55.2%Utility gas
  • 31.5%Electricity
  • 8.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 69.7%Electricity
  • 23.1%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 709
Here:

7.4%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 301
Here:

7.0%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 261
Here:

11.8%
Washington:

15.7%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)