The City of Yakima had a population of 94,687 as of July 1, 2018. Yakima ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Yakima is located at latitude 46.5909 and longitude -120.5494 in Yakima County. The formal boundaries for the City of Yakima (see map below) encompass a land area of 27.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.55 sq. miles. Yakima County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,070 feet.
The City of Yakima (GNIS ID: 2412314) 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 Yakima is located within Yakima Division of Yakima County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Yakima: North Yakima.
|Population in Households||92,192|
|Population in Familes||73,696|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||2,495|
|Median Household Income||$46,740|
|Average Household Income||$66,758|
|Per Capita Income||$24,628|
|Total Housing Units||36,012 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||19,053 (52.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||14,891 (41.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,067 ( 5.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$173,199|
|Average Home Value||$213,033|
|Average Household Size||2.72|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.41%|
|Per Capita Income||2.95%|
The table below compares Yakima to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.
|Total Population||# 11||98th|
|Population Density||# 63||90th|
|Diversity Index||# 26||96th|
|Median Household Income||# 481||23rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 483||23rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.