Yakima, WA 98902 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 98902: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Yakima, WA 98902

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ahtanum, WA 98902
Fruitvale, WA 98902
Harwood, WA 98902
Pomona, WA 98902
Tampico, WA 98902
Weikel, WA 98902
West Side, WA 98902

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,520
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,182
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,841
  • County: Yakima County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.595, Longitude -120.537
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Yakima, WA 98902 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 46,808
Population in Households 45,816
Population in Familes 35,725
Population in Group Qrtrs 992
Population Density1 4,922
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 17,013
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 10,597
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,377 (46.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,636 (47.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,148 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $133,911
Average Home Value $153,465


Median Household Income $38,185
Average Household Income $52,175
Per Capita Income $19,617
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% 0.0%
Households -0.08% -0.07%
Families -0.18% -0.13%
Median Household Income   0.18%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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 98902 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98902 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 # 20 97th
Population Density1 # 47 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 17 97th
Median Household Income # 512 13th
Per Capita Income # 527 10th

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