Yakima, Washington 

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Population

93,182

+5.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.0%

Median Income

$40,189

Median Home Price

$231,800

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Best Places to Live in Yakima, Washington

Small agricultural city - South-central Washington east of the Cascade Range. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Yakima, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Yakima, WA Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Small-town atmosphere
Dry climate
Nearby mountains
Cons
Economy
Low educational attainment
Air quality


What Bert Has To Say About Yakima Metro Area

Agriculture is the dominating influence in Yakima, a city located at the eastern base of the Cascade Range. Good soil, sunny days, and irrigation from the Yakima River support the area’s many orchards, which produce apples, pears, peaches, and other fruits. The city has a plain small-town character, although a large Hispanic population attracted by farm labor adds a hint of cultural diversity.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Washington
County: Yakima County
Metro Area: Yakima Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Yakima
Zip Codes: 98902 98908 98901
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 1066 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Yakima is 6.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Yakima jobs have increased by 3.4%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Yakima's cost of living is 7.0% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Yakima's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Yakima county voted Republican in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Yakima's population is 93,182 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 5.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Yakima is Real Estate: $231,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.7%.

SCHOOLS
Yakima public schools spend $17,315 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.2 students per teacher in Yakima. More Education



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Housing Market in Yakima

It's a good time to buy in Yakima. Home Appreciation is up 8.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Yakima is $231,800.

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Reviews for Yakima   12 Reviews
I'd Move Here Again - 12/31/2019
Overall we've enjoyed our stay in Yakima after several years and plan on being here for several more, at least. The spring and summer here are just unreal compared to... Read More

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Possible Relocation - 6/10/2016
I may be relocating to Yakima, WA for a professional position at a local university. I have never lived in this part of the country as I am from the East Coast. I have... Read More

High Desert of Yakima Valley - 3/26/2013
Yakima is situated in the high desert, eastern elevations of the Cascade Mountain Range. Coming from the humid, eastern parts of the country, I was amazed at how... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN YAKIMA, WASHINGTON
98902 98908 98901

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