Yakima, WA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 71,845
Males: 35,125 (48.9%), Females: 36,720 (51.1%)

Yakima County

Zip codes: 98901, 98902, 98903, 98908.

Median resident age: 31.4 years
Median household income: $29,475
Median house value: $106,200

Races in Yakima:

  • White Non-Hispanic (59.8%)
  • Hispanic (33.7%)
  • Other race (22.0%)
  • Two or more races (3.9%)
  • American Indian (3.1%)
  • Black (2.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (15.6%), Irish (8.6%), English (7.9%), United States (5.1%), French (3.9%), Norwegian (3.0%).

Elevation: 1066 feet

Land area: 20.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Yakima

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Yakima city

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

17.5% Foreign born (15.7% Latin America).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Yakima:

  • PROVIDENCE YAKIMA MEDICAL CENTER (110 SOUTH NINTH AVE)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (2811 TIETON DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Yakima:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Yakima:

  • YAKIMA AIR TERMINAL/MCALLISTER FIELD (about 3 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Abbreviation: YKM)
  • PANGBORN MEMORIAL (about 59 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Abbreviation: EAT)
  • GRANT CO INTL (about 94 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; Abbreviation: MWH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Yakima:

  • BOWERS FIELD (about 29 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Abbreviation: ELN)
  • TIETON STATE (about 41 miles; RIMROCK, WA; Abbreviation: 4S6)
  • DESERT AIRE (about 43 miles; MATTAWA, WA; Abbreviation: M94)
Amtrak station:
YAKIMA (BURGER KING, I-82 AT EXIT 33) – Bus Station. Services: public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Yakima:

  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,906; Location: Sixteenth and Nob Hill Boulevard; Public; Website: www.yvcc.cc.wa.us)
  • PERRY TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 446; Location: 2011 W WASHINGTON AVE.; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.perrytech.net)
  • PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 58; Location: 2105 W LINCOLN AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: [email protected])
  • SAKIE INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF COSMETOLOGY (Location: 1731 S 1ST; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Yakima:

  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,420)
  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 59 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 102 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON-SEATTLE CAMPUS (about 106 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 32,742)
  • PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY (about 115 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 123 miles; AUBURN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,568)
  • RENTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 131 miles; RENTON, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,623)

Schools

Public high schools in Yakima:

  • EISENHOWER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,938; Location: 702 S 40TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • DAVIS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,701; Location: 212 S 6TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WEST VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,091; Location: 9206 ZIER RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • EAST VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 720; Location: 1900 BEAUDRY ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY TECH SKILLS CENTER (Students: 70; Location: 1116 S 15TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RIDGEVIEW GROUP HOME (Students: 7; Location: 1726 JEROME AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Yakima:

  • WEST SIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 390; Location: 6901 SUMMITVIEW AVENUE; Grades: KG – 12)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY OIC ALTERNATIVE (Students: 80; Location: 815 FRUITVALE BLVD; Grades: 9 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Yakima:

  • WEST VALLEY JR HIGH (Students: 845; Location: 1505 S. 75TH AVE; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • FRANKLIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 802; Location: 410 S 19TH AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WEST VALLEY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 801; Location: 1500 S. 75TH AVE; Grades: 06 – 07)
  • WILSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 801; Location: 902 S 44TH AVE; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • WASHINGTON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 736; Location: 510 S 9TH ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • LEWIS & CLARK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 733; Location: 1114 W PIERCE ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ADAMS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 678; Location: 723 S 8TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • MCCLURE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 659; Location: 1222 S 2ND AVE; Grades: PK – 05)
  • BARGE-LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 606; Location: 219 E I ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • EAST VALLEY INTERMEDIATE (Students: 589; Location: 1951 BEAUDRY ROAD; Grades: 04 – 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Yakima:

  • ST JOSEPH MARQUETTE SCHOOL (Students: 399; Location: 202 N 4TH ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST PAUL CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 335; Location: 1214 WEST CHESTNUT AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • YAKIMA ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN SCH (Students: 117; Location: 1200 CITY RESERVOIR RD; Grades: KG – 10)
  • GRACE LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 1207 S 7TH AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Library in Yakima:

  • YAKIMA VALLEY REGIONAL (Operating income: $4,196,577; Location: 102 N THIRD ST; 531,111 books; 19,948 audio materials; 9,889 video materials; 808 serial subscriptions)