Yakima, WA 98901 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98901: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Yakima, WA 98901

Acceptable Alternative
Union Gap, WA 98901

Not Acceptable, USPS
East Selah, WA 98901
Sumach, WA 98901
Yakima Firing Center, WA 98901

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 997
  • Single Family Addresses: 9,693
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,344
  • County: Yakima County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.607, Longitude -120.465
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 98901 has segments in 2 Counties (Kittitas, Yakima).

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Yakima, WA 98901 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 31,550
Population in Households 30,129
Population in Familes 24,796
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,421
Population Density1 275
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 10,129
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 7,039
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 10,776 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,466 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,663 (43.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 647 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $133,865
Average Home Value $184,202


Median Household Income $38,557
Average Household Income $53,908
Per Capita Income $18,387
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.83% 0.52%
Households 0.73% 0.47%
Families 0.66% 0.43%
Median Household Income   0.12%
Per Capita Income   1.24%
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.

Yakima, WA 98901 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98901 to the other 585 ZIP Codes 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 # 76 87th
Population Density1 # 238 59th
Diversity Index2 # 10 98th
Median Household Income # 509 13th
Per Capita Income # 540 8th

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