What is the current population of Yakima?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Yakima is 96,578. Yakima, Washington is the 341st largest city in the US.

Yakima Geography [top]

What county is Yakima, Washington in?

Yakima is located entirely in Yakima County.

What is the size of Yakima, Washington in square miles?

Yakima has an area of 27.2 square miles.

Yakima Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Yakima?

The peak population of Yakima was in 2020, when its population was 96,890. In 2020, Yakima was the 338th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 341st largest city in the US. Yakima is currently 0.3% smaller than it was in 2020.

How quickly is Yakima growing?

Yakima has grown 15.7% since the 2000. Yakima, Washington's growth is about average. 50% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Yakima, Washington?

Yakima has a population density of 3,350.5 people per square mile.

Yakima Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Yakima, Washington?

The total voting age population of Yakima, Washington, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 56,913. The voting age population is 48.5% male and 51.5% female.

What percentage of Yakima, Washington residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 15.0% of the residents of Yakima are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Yakima, Washington?

The racial demographics of Yakima are 73.6% White, 17.3% Other, 3.8% Two or more races, 2.0% Black, 1.9% American Indian, 1.3% Asian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 45.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Yakima, Washington residents are below the poverty line?

In Yakima, 20.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 32.3%. On a per-household basis, 16.5% of families are below the poverty line in Yakima.

What percentage of Yakima, Washington residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 60.7% of Yakima residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Yakima, Washington residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 75.7% of Yakima residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.0% have a bachelor's degree and 8.2% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Yakima, Washington residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Yakima residents aged 5 and older, 37.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 35.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.8% speak an Asian language.

Yakima Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Yakima, Washington?

The unemployment rate in Yakima is 6.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Yakima, Washington residents work for the government?

In Yakima, 13.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Yakima, Washington?

The median household income in Yakima is $44,950.

Yakima Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Yakima, Washington?

In Yakima, 54.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Yakima, Washington?

Renters occupy 45.8% of housing units in Yakima.

What percentage of Yakima, Washington housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Yakima, 17.5% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Yakima, Washington housing units were built after 2000?

In Yakima, 11.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 4,200 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Yakima, Washington?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Yakima is $820.

What percentage of households in Yakima, Washington have broadband internet?

In Yakima, 77.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Yakima Population By Year

Population Graph For Yakima
Year Population Rank in US
2021 96,578 341
2020 96,890 338
2019 93,637 352
2018 93,884 347
2017 93,667 342
2016 93,986 335
2015 93,701 331
2014 93,357 329
2013 93,257 322
2012 93,101 320
2011 92,773 318
2010 91,067 321
2000 83,469 317
1990 64,586 369

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
331 Kenosha, Wisconsin 99,286 8.8%
332 Federal Way, Washington 99,037 16.2%
333 Roanoke, Virginia 98,865 4.2%
334 New Braunfels, Texas 98,857 156.2%
335 Vista, California 98,655 9.6%
336 Albany, New York 98,617 4.3%
337 Beaverton, Oregon 98,216 22.9%
338 Orem, Utah 97,861 15.9%
339 Portsmouth, Virginia 97,840 -2.5%
340 Yuma, Arizona 97,093 22.7%
341 Yakima, Washington 96,578 15.7%
342 Suffolk, Virginia 96,194 49.8%
343 Sunrise, Florida 96,021 11.5%
344 Boca Raton, Florida 95,787 15.2%
345 Deltona, Florida 95,782 36.6%
346 Tracy, California 95,387 64.3%
347 Edmond, Oklahoma 95,341 39.0%
348 Lawrence, Kansas 95,256 18.2%
349 Fayetteville, Arkansas 95,230 60.3%
350 Sandy, Utah 95,050 6.7%
351 San Marcos, California 94,926 69.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Washington

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
134 Vancouver 192,169 31.1%
178 Bellevue 149,440 32.8%
210 Kent 134,835 67.2%
277 Everett 110,812 15.0%
298 Spokane Valley 105,905 30.9%
304 Renton 105,179 104.2%
332 Federal Way 99,037 16.2%
341 Yakima 96,578 15.7%
369 Bellingham 92,289 36.0%
371 Kirkland 92,107 104.5%
409 Auburn 85,699 54.4%
418 Kennewick 84,488 42.1%
459 Pasco 78,871 131.6%
478 Redmond 76,354 67.3%
523 Marysville 71,144 142.5%
570 Sammamish 66,630 91.4%
607 Lakewood 63,331 8.4%
623 Richland 61,929 59.0%
683 Shoreline 57,918 8.8%
699 Olympia 55,919 29.7%
732 Lacey 54,461 71.9%
781 Burien 51,073 60.5%

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