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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: 34,989 (33,061 occupied: 17,824 owner occupied, 15,237 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

46%
State:

38%

Housing density: 1,739 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $67,696.

Median contract rent in 2016: $450 (lower quartile is $354, upper quartile is $564)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $798


Median gross rent in Yakima, WA in 2016: $526

Housing units in Yakima with a mortgage: 11,022 (225 second mortgage, 775 home equity loan, 65 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,802

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $68,284

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $39,013

Median monthly housing costs: $794


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Yakima, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $162,100 (it was $100,100 in 2000)
Yakima:

$162,100
Washington:

$306,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $112,200 - $224,600

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $184,522
Here:

$184,522
State:

$404,096

Townhouses or other attached units: $164,572
Here:

$164,572
State:

$385,704

In 2-unit structures: $123,977
Here:

$123,977
State:

$303,123

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $88,340
Here:

$88,340
State:

$370,648

Mobile homes: $75,840
Here:

$75,840
State:

$116,190
Median year house/condo built: 1966

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 93,974
  • In family households: 75,322 (9,764 male householders, 11,094 female householders)
    13,574 spouses, 30,693 children (29,645 natural, 47 adopted, 1,001 stepchildren), 3,189 grandchildren, 1,511 brothers or sisters, 855 parents, 1,768 other relatives, 2,874 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 16,285 (4,977 male householders (3,641 living alone)), 7,226 female householders (6,044 living alone)), 4,082 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,367

Size of family households: 9,153 2-persons, 3,902 3-persons, 3,505 4-persons, 2,280 5-persons, 1,199 6-persons, 819 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,685 1-person, 1,889 2-persons, 505 3-persons, 124 4-persons.

11,836 married couples with children.
11,006 single-parent households (3,000 men, 8,006 women).

62.5% of residents of Yakima speak English at home.
36.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 18,554 (19.7%)
(28.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 2751 bedroom
  • 3,3892 bedrooms
  • 9,1333 bedrooms
  • 4,3974 bedrooms
  • 6305+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Yakima population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yakima, Washington:

  • 1,114no bedroom
  • 4,0851 bedroom
  • 5,8542 bedrooms
  • 3,3513 bedrooms
  • 7554 bedrooms
  • 785+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Yakima population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 62no vehicle
  • 5,1341 vehicle
  • 7,3222 vehicles
  • 2,9923 vehicles
  • 1,0744 vehicles
  • 1,2405+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Yakima population

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

  • 3,320no vehicle
  • 6,7461 vehicle
  • 3,3912 vehicles
  • 1,4913 vehicles
  • 1774 vehicles
  • 1125+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Yakima population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Yakima, Washington:

  • 01 room
  • 1152 rooms
  • 3113 rooms
  • 2,4364 rooms
  • 2,6505 rooms
  • 4,6446 rooms
  • 2,5587 rooms
  • 2,3298 rooms
  • 2,7819+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Yakima population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yakima, Washington:

  • 1,0601 room
  • 1,3202 rooms
  • 3,3823 rooms
  • 3,7184 rooms
  • 2,7765 rooms
  • 1,6446 rooms
  • 6507 rooms
  • 2978 rooms
  • 3909+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Yakima population

Year house built

Median 2016 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
  • 2,720Less than $10,000
  • 1,409$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3,082$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,984$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2,000$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2,156$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2,184$35,000 to $39,999
  • 2,298$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,491$45,000 to $49,999
  • 2,121$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,901$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,909$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,352$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,048$125,000 to $149,999
  • 797$150,000 to $199,999
  • 609$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Yakima, WA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Yakima, WA
  • 177Less than $10,000
  • 221$10,000 to $14,999
  • 236$15,000 to $19,999
  • 170$20,000 to $24,999
  • 146$25,000 to $29,999
  • 263$30,000 to $34,999
  • 65$35,000 to $39,999
  • 89$40,000 to $49,999
  • 353$50,000 to $59,999
  • 272$60,000 to $69,999
  • 218$70,000 to $79,999
  • 641$80,000 to $89,999
  • 533$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,205$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,436$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,831$150,000 to $174,999
  • 2,024$175,000 to $199,999
  • 3,027$200,000 to $249,999
  • 887$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,617$300,000 to $399,999
  • 361$400,000 to $499,999
  • 52$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Yakima, WA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Yakima, WA
  • 85Less than $100
  • 40$100 to $149
  • 19$150 to $199
  • 238$200 to $249
  • 43$250 to $299
  • 544$300 to $349
  • 165$350 to $399
  • 1,196$400 to $449
  • 1,561$450 to $499
  • 1,375$500 to $549
  • 1,781$550 to $599
  • 1,194$600 to $649
  • 794$650 to $699
  • 1,577$700 to $749
  • 706$750 to $799
  • 1,257$800 to $899
  • 1,229$900 to $999
  • 523$1,000 to $1,249
  • 80$1,250 to $1,499
  • 173$1,500 to $1,999
  • 211$2,000 to $2,499
  • 446No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,4792010 or later
  • 5,2702000 to 2009
  • 4,8751990 to 1999
  • 3,9311980 to 1989
  • 1,5991970 to 1979
  • 929Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Yakima population
Yakima commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 863
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 5,494
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 8,966
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 9,305
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4,950
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1,544
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 4,662
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 314
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 862
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 140
  • 90 or more minutes: 374
Yakima, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 98.6%
Number of people working at home: 1,120 (2.8% of all workers)

Yakima mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 37,827 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 5,560 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 348 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 42 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 50 (0%)
  • Taxi: 883 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 128 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,086 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,120 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 3,976
 American: 3,739
 English: 2,045
 European: 1,158
 Irish: 1,147
 Norwegian: 877
 French (except Basque): 602
 Scottish: 497
 Italian: 436
 Scotch-Irish: 367
 Dutch: 356
 Swedish: 306
 Scandinavian: 265
 French Canadian: 241
 British: 165
 Polish: 131
 Czech: 129
 Austrian: 122
 Ethiopian: 83
 Welsh: 81
 Hungarian: 71
 Pennsylvania German: 63
 Ukrainian: 63
 Eastern European: 62
 Canadian: 57
 Danish: 54
 Finnish: 51
 Arab: 51
 Russian: 51
 Greek: 49
 Yugoslavian: 49
 Northern European: 43
 Swiss: 29
 Croatian: 22
 Slavic: 22
 Portuguese: 15
 Lebanese: 10
 Czechoslovakian: 8
 Celtic: 7
 Brazilian: 7
 West Indian: 6
 Belizean: 5
 Basque: 4
 Afghan: 4

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

  • 91%Mexico
  • 1%Canada
  • 1%Vietnam
  • 1%Korea
  • 1%El Salvador
  • 1%Philippines
  • 0%Germany

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

  • This state: 52,658
  • Other state: 22,298
  • Northeast: 1,247
  • Midwest: 4,787
  • South: 3,762
  • West: 12,502

81% of Yakima residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Washington.

Yakima:

81.1%
State average:

82.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 477
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 626
  • 5th and 6th grade: 721
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,259
  • 9th grade: 666
  • 10th grade: 1,099
  • 11th grade: 826
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 814
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 8,521
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,940
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,447
  • Associate degree: 1,825
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,619
  • Master's degree: 1,263
  • Professional school degree: 587
  • Doctorate degree: 293

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 805
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 738
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,520
  • 7th and 8th grade: 743
  • 9th grade: 461
  • 10th grade: 1,078
  • 11th grade: 854
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 492
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 7,071
  • Less than 1 year of college: 2,544
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,664
  • Associate degree: 2,160
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,377
  • Master's degree: 2,232
  • Professional school degree: 223
  • Doctorate degree: 157

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 10.6%Males
  • 0.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 29.5%Males
  • 2.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 38.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 12.4%Males
  • 9.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 14.1%Males
  • 17.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 10.7%Males
  • 12.2%Females
Yakima marital status for males
Yakima marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 20,725
  • One, attached: 2,108
  • Two: 1,802
  • 3 or 4: 2,047
  • 5 to 9: 1,642
  • 10 to 19: 1,122
  • 20 to 49: 1,648
  • 50 or more: 1,531
  • Mobile homes: 2,364

Median worth of mobile homes: $32,000

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 4.5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Yakima:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Yakima
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (48.4%)
  • Electricity (43.2%)
  • Wood (2.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Electricity (77.8%)
  • Utility gas (18.6%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 662
Here:

5.6%
Washington:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 298
Here:

5.8%
Washington:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,216
Here:

36.7%
Washington:

16.4%

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)