Yakima, WA 98903 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98903: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Yakima, WA 98903

Acceptable Alternative
Union Gap, WA 98903

Not Acceptable, USPS
Fairview, WA 98903
South Broadway, WA 98903
Sumach, WA 98903

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 734
  • Single Family Addresses: 5,963
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 85
  • County: Yakima County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.562, Longitude -120.668
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Yakima, WA 98903 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 14,757
Population in Households 14,641
Population in Familes 12,231
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density1 152
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 5,278
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 3,832
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,579 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,872 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,406 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 301 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $142,050
Average Home Value $210,118


Median Household Income $50,074
Average Household Income $67,315
Per Capita Income $24,345
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.42%
Households 0.65% 0.39%
Families 0.59% 0.36%
Median Household Income   -0.22%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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 98903 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98903 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 # 194 67th
Population Density1 # 279 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 66 89th
Median Household Income # 335 43rd
Per Capita Income # 391 33rd

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