Yakima SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9.5
Education
5
Commute
9

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Yakima, Washington Info Snack

Yakima (/jękm/ or /jękm/) is a U.S. city located about 60 miles (100 kilometers) southeast of Mount Rainier in Washington. Yakima is the county seat of Yakima County, Washington, and the state's eleventh largest city by population. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 91,067 and a metropolitan population of 243,231. The unincorporated suburban areas of West Valley and Terrace Heights are considered a part of greater Yakima.
Population
93,182
Unemployment
7.9%
Poverty
20.4%
Median Home
$160,000
Median Income
$42,092
Median Rent
$789

Rankings for Yakima in Washington

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3

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4

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Map Of Yakima, WA

Population over time in Yakima

Year Population % Change
2017 93,182 -0.2%
2016 93,338 0.1%
2015 93,261 0.5%
2014 92,806 0.8%
2013 92,082 1.1%
2012 91,083 1.4%
2011 89,825 1.3%
2010 88,630 -

Crime in Yakima Per 100k

Crime Yakima WA USA
Violent Crime 628.3 304.5 382.9
Murder 13.8 3.1 5.3
Robbery 158.9 72.8 98.0
Aggravated Assault 381.5 184.6 248.9
Property Crime 4562.6 3173.6 2362.0
Burglary 954.7 590.4 430.4
Larceny 3010.3 2194.4 1694.0
Car Theft 597.6 388.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Yakima

White
48.5% (45,150)
African American
0.9% (876)
American Indian
1.2% (1,099)
Asian
1.1% (1,060)
Hawaiian
0.0% (22)
Other
0.1% (54)
Two Or More
2.0% (1,880)
Hispanic
46.2% (43,041)
Race Yakima WA USA
White 48.5% 69.8% 61.5%
African American 0.9% 3.5% 12.3%
American Indian 1.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.1% 8.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 4.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 46.2% 12.3% 17.6%

Household Income For Yakima, Washington

Less than $10,000
7.2% (670,910)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.3% (587,046)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.5% (1,257,957)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.7% (1,276,593)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.9% (1,667,957)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.6% (1,733,185)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.7% (997,047)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.4% (689,546)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.4% (223,636)
$200,000 or more
2.5% (232,955)
Income Yakima WA USA
Less than $10,000 7.2% 5.6% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.3% 3.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.5% 7.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.7% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.9% 12.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.6% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.7% 13.5% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.4% 16.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.4% 7.1% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.5% 7.3% 6.3%

Gender in Yakima

Female
50.7% (47,239)
Male
49.3% (45,942)
Gender Yakima WA USA
Female 50.7% 50.1% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 49.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Yakima for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
13.6% (12,653)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (10,278)
High School / GED
26.8% (24,946)
Some College
21.9% (20,379)
Associate's Degree
8.5% (7,918)
Bachelor's Degree
10.4% (9,664)
Master's Degree
5.5% (5,127)
Professional Degree
1.7% (1,552)
Doctorate Degree
0.7% (661)
Education Yakima WA USA
< 9th Grade 13.6% 3.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 5.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 26.8% 22.5% 27.3%
Some College 21.9% 24.0% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.5% 9.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 10.4% 21.7% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.5% 9.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.7% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.7% 1.5% 1.4%

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