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: 988
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 10,926
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,356
    • Single Family Addresses: 9,570

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: January 1, 2020, Maps updated: January 31, 2020.

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  1. 98901 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 98901 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
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  3. Washington Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

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Yakima, WA 98901 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Yakima, WA 98901 Housing Affordability Index is 98
State of Washington Housing Affordability Index is 95
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Yakima, WA 98901 Wealth Index is 64
State of Washington Wealth Index is 118
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 33,130
Population in Households 31,668
Population in Families 26,032
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,462
Population Density 291
Diversity Index1 83
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,217
Average Household Income $58,311
Per Capita Income $18,709
Wealth Index3 64

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,254 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,823 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,773 (42.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 658 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $201,017
Housing Affordability Index2 98
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,596
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 7,368
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.02% 0.85%
Households 0.92% 0.84%
Families 0.87% 0.81%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Yakima, WA 98901 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98901 to the other 587 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 81 86th
Population Density # 237 60th
Diversity Index # 10 98th
Median Household Income # 537 9th
Per Capita Income # 545 7th

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