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
  • 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).

  • Businesses Addresses: 985
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,898
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,344
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,554

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Yakima, WA 98901 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 32,603
Population in Households 31,204
Population in Familes 25,804
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,399
Population Density2 284
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $41,449
Average Household Income $59,985
Per Capita Income $20,340


Total Housing Units 11,126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,990 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,503 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 633 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $152,131
Average Home Value $215,501


Total Households 10,493
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 7,292
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.02% 0.83%
Households 0.99% 0.82%
Families 0.94% 0.79%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Yakima, WA 98901 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98901 to the other 581 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 80 86th
Population Density # 235 60th
Diversity Index # 11 98th
Median Household Income # 519 11th
Per Capita Income # 535 8th

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