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Yakima County, Washington

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Population:

  • Total Population: 222,581
  • Males: 110,580
  • Females: 112,001

Ethnicity:

  • White: 125,664
  • Black/African American: 1,685
  • Hispanic: 79,952
  • Native American/Eskimo: 8,835
  • Asian: 2,002
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 82
  • Other: 293
  • 2 or more: 4,068

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (138,735)
  2. Spanish (60,535)
  3. German (875)
  4. Sahaptian (470)
  5. Tagalog (450)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 37,575

  1. Mexico (33,604)
  2. Canada (707)
  3. Philippines (617)
  4. El Salvador (317)
  5. Germany (305)
  6. Korea (238)
  7. United Kingdom (206)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (41,339)
  2. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The (5,356)
  3. Assemblies of God (4,543)
  4. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (3,723)
  5. Southern Baptist Convention (3,462)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic: 1000 Wallace Way, Grandview - (509) 882-3444

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 80,609
  • Sensory: 9,649
  • Physical: 18,220
  • Mental: 10,988
  • Self-care: 5,682
  • Go outside home: 16,273
  • Employment: 19,641

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 2,380

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 73,993
  • Utility gas: 19,747
  • Bottled or LP gas: 2,316
  • Electricity: 41,328
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 4,649
  • Coal or Coke: 100
  • Wood: 5,066
  • Solar Energy: 30
  • Other fuel: 563
  • No fuel used: 194

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 143,159
  • No vehicle: 10,922
  • 1 or more vehicle: 132,237

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 5,924
  • No High School: 16,377
  • Some High School: 18,672
  • High School: 35,799
  • Some College: 27,178
  • Associate's Degree: 6,792
  • College Degree: 12,812
  • Master's Degree: 4,653
  • Professional Degree: 1,974
  • Doctoral Degree: 566

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 73,993
  • Owners with phone: 47,150
  • Owners without phone: 537
  • Renters with phone: 25,091
  • Renters without phone: 1,215

10 closest counties:

  1. Kittitas County, Washington
  2. Klickitat County, Washington
  3. Sherman County, Oregon
  4. Benton County, Washington
  5. Chelan County, Washington
  6. Gilliam County, Oregon
  7. Grant County, Washington
  8. Douglas County, Washington
  9. Wasco County, Oregon
  10. Morrow County, Oregon

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

98901, 98902, 98903, 98904, 98907, 98908, 98909, 98920, 98921, 98923, 98929, 98930, 98932, 98933, 98935, 98936, 98937, 98938, 98939, 98942, 98944, 98947, 98948, 98951, 98952, 98953

Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

  • KAPP (596 TV) YAKIMA, WA
  • KYVE (668 TV) YAKIMA, WA
  • KSBC (88.1 FM) YAKIMA, WA
  • WARA (88.3 FM) YAKIM, WA
  • KLRF (88.5 FM) YAKIMA, WA
  • KYVT (88.5 FM) YAKIMA, WA
  • KCSH (88.9 FM) YAKIMA, WA
  • KSOH (89.5 FM) YAKIMA, WA
  • WORI (90.1 FM) YAKIMA, WA
  • KDNA (91.9 FM) GRANGER, WA
  • KUDU (91.9 FM) YAKIMA, WA
  • KMMG (96.7 FM) YAKIMA, WA
  • KZTA (96.9 FM) YAKIMA, WA
  • KMNA (98.7 FM) MABTON, WA
  • KQSN (99.3 FM) YAKIMA, WA
  • KUJJ (101.9 FM) YAKIMA, WA
  • KYXE (1020 AM) YAKIMA, WA
  • KZTS (1210 AM) YAKIMA, WA
  • KYNR (1490 AM) TOPPENISH, WA
  • KKJY (1550 AM) YAKIMA, WA
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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