Yakima, WA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Yakima, Washington Info Snack

Population
93,829
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
19.2%
Median Home
$182,900
Median Income
$48,220
Median Rent
$879

Yakima SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9.5
Education
5
Commute
9

Yakima, WA Crime Report

3,859
Total Crimes
4,111.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
75.25%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Yakima
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,859 4,111.4 3,026.1 2,346.0
Violent Crime 639 680.8 293.7 387.8
Murder 9 9.6 3.9 6.5
Robbery 100 106.5 67.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 508 541.2 187.6 279.7
Property Crime 3,220 3,430.6 2,732.4 1,958.2
Burglary 599 638.2 522.1 314.2
Larceny 2,115 2,253.3 1,854.2 1,398.0
Car Theft 506 539.1 356.1 246.0

Yakima, WA Cost Of Living

99
Yakima's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Yakima Washington National Average
Overall 99 119 100
Services 106 112 100
Groceries 104 110 100
Health 116 122 100
Housing 86 136 100
Transportation 120 123 100
Utilities 86 91 100

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Rankings for Yakima in Washington

Map Of Yakima, WA

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Population over time in Yakima

Year Population % Change
2020 93,829 0.4%
2019 93,416 0.3%
2018 93,182 -0.2%
2017 93,338 0.1%
2016 93,261 0.5%
2015 92,806 0.8%
2014 92,082 1.1%
2013 91,083 1.4%
2012 89,825 1.3%
2011 88,630 -

Race / Ethnicity in Yakima

White
46.4% (43,573)
African American
1.5% (1,436)
American Indian
1.2% (1,148)
Asian
0.9% (862)
Hawaiian
1.0% (946)
Other
0.2% (166)
Two Or More
2.9% (2,751)
Hispanic
45.8% (42,947)
Race Yakima WA USA
White 46.4% 67.5% 60.1%
African American 1.5% 3.7% 12.2%
American Indian 1.2% 1.0% 0.6%
Asian 0.9% 8.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 1.0% 0.7% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.9% 5.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 45.8% 12.9% 18.2%

Gender in Yakima

Female
51.0% (47,873)
Male
49.0% (45,955)
Gender Yakima WA USA
Female 51.0% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 49.0% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Yakima for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
11.0% (10,321)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (11,259)
High School / GED
27.0% (25,333)
Some College
23.0% (21,580)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (7,506)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (11,259)
Master's Degree
5.0% (4,691)
Professional Degree
1.0% (938)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (938)
Education Yakima WA USA
< 9th Grade 11.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Yakima, Washington

Less than $10,000
5.7% (537,921)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.8% (452,854)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (1,039,980)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.7% (1,101,695)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.0% (1,685,485)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.6% (1,838,383)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.0% (1,127,271)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.1% (946,018)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.8% (356,946)
$200,000 or more
3.2% (296,343)
Income Yakima WA USA
Less than $10,000 5.7% 4.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.8% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 6.5% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.7% 6.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.0% 10.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.6% 17.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.0% 13.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.1% 18.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.8% 8.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 3.2% 10.5% 8.3%

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