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Union Gap, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Union Gap had a population of 6,220 as of July 1, 2016. Union Gap ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Union Gap is located at latitude 46.5544 and longitude -120.4921 in Yakima County. The formal boundaries for the City of Union Gap (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Yakima County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 984 feet.

The City of Union Gap (GNIS ID: 2412131) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Union Gap is located within Yakima Division of Yakima County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Union Gap population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Union Gap: Yakima, Yakima City.


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Union Gap, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,220
Population in Households 6,156
Population in Familes 4,970
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density1 1,230
Diversity Index2 83
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,092
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 1,419
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,230 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,274 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 818 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 138 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $87,000
Average Home Value $97,275
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,960
Average Household Income $46,151
Per Capita Income $15,977
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.19%
Households 0.24% 0.13%
Families -0.01% 0.07%
Median Household Income   -1.3%
Per Capita Income   -0.15%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Union Gap, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Union Gap to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 173 73rd
Population Density1 # 242 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 19 97th
Median Household Income # 557 11th
Per Capita Income # 598 5th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.