Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2019 Population
124,287
0.11% 1-year decline
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
34.5
1.17% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
18.5%
0.9% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$49,200
4% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$182,000
5.88% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
50,638
1.04% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA had a population of 124k people with a median age of 34.5 and a median household income of $49,200. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA declined from 124,424 to 124,287, a −0.11% decrease and its median household income grew from $47,309 to $49,200, a 4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.2%), White (Hispanic) (23.2%), Other (Hispanic) (15.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.9%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.6%). 33.2% of the households in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 89% of the residents in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Yakima County (Central)--Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA are Yakima Valley College (1,428 degrees awarded in 2019), Perry Technical Institute (444 degrees), and Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (136 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was $182,000, and the homeownership rate was 58.7%. Most people in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was 2 cars per household.

Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA borders Sunnyside & Grandview Cities PUMA, WA.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Washington. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA is home to a population of 124k people, from which 89% are citizens. As of 2019, 59.7% of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (74.2k people).

In 2019, there were 2.29 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.1k people) in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28.9k White (Hispanic) and 18.8k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA are Spanish (35,688 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (338 speakers), and German (306 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    66.1k ± 966
  2. White (Hispanic)
    28.9k ± 2.05k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    18.8k ± 1.83k
40.9%
Hispanic Population
50.8k people

In 2019, there were 2.29 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (66.1k people) in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 28.9k White (Hispanic) and 18.8k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

40.9% of the people in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA are hispanic (50.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    35,688 speakers (31.2%)
  2. French (Incl. Cajun)
    338 speakers (0.295%)
  3. German
    306 speakers (0.267%)

33.2% of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was Spanish. 31.2% of the overall population of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA are native Spanish speakers. 0.295% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.267% speak German, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

59.7%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
74.2k people
15.3%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
19.1k people

As of 2019, 59.7% of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA residents (74.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was 15.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

32
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.7
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.2

In 2019, the median age of all people in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was 34.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA residents was 34.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    17,316 ± 2,997 people
  2. Philippines
    294 ± 420 people
  3. Korea
    275 ± 407 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was Mexico, the natal country of 17,316 Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA residents, followed by Philippines with 294 and Korea with 275.

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Citizenship

89%
2019 Citizenship
89%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 89% of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was 89%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,449 ± 278
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    791 ± 196
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    677 ± 166

Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA is $49,200. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $150,669, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Redmond, Kirkland Cities, Inglewood & Finn Hill PUMA, WA, with respective values of $144,935 and $133,649.

Males in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,917. The income inequality in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.43, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA employs 50.6k people. The largest industries in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA are Farming (4,173 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,418 people), and Warehousing & storage (2,974 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of physicians ($136,494), Banking & related activities ($106,494), and Lessors of real estate, and offices of real estate agents and brokers ($82,754).

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,200
2019 value
± $1,447
4%
1 Year Growth
± 4.97%

Households in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA have a median annual income of $49,200, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $47,309 in 2018, which represents a 4% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$52,559
Average Male Salary in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA
± $9,056
$40,917
Average Female Salary in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA
± $5,936

In 2019, full-time male employees in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA made 1.28 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA
  1. Asian
    $57,627 ± $56,498
  2. White
    $44,332 ± $6,163
  3. American Indian
    $39,993 ± $43,258

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.3 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA.

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Wage Distribution

0.43
2019 Wage GINI in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA
0.441
2018 Wage GINI in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA

In 2019, the income inequality in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was 0.43 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.41% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $150,669, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Redmond, Kirkland Cities, Inglewood & Finn Hill PUMA, WA, with respective values of $144,935 and $133,649.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA (22.5k out of 121k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    15,446 ± 982
  2. Hispanic
    12,797 ± 928
  3. Other
    4,844 ± 638

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

50.6k
2019 Value
1.04%
1 Year growth
± 1.04%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 1.04%, from 50.1k employees to 50.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA, are Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (3,334 people), Packers & packagers, hand (1,678 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,587 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (3,334 people), Packers & packagers, hand (1,678 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,587 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of residents working as Graders & sorters, agricultural products (45.6 times higher than expected), Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (12.4 times), and Packers & packagers, hand (9.72 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Physicians ($277,169), Chief executives & legislators ($158,479), and Other managers ($109,200).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

50.6k
2019 Value
1.04%
1 Year growth
± 1.04%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 1.04%, from 50.1k employees to 50.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA, are Farming (4,173 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,418 people), and Warehousing & storage (2,974 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA, though some of these residents may live in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Farming (4,173 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,418 people), and Warehousing & storage (2,974 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of Support activities for agriculture & forestry (18.2 times higher than expected), Farming (13.9 times), and Warehousing & storage (12.3 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Offices of physicians ($136,494), Banking & related activities ($106,494), and Lessors of real estate, and offices of real estate agents and brokers ($82,754).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $79.3B
  2. $39.1B
  3. $32.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $79.3B, followed by Mixed freight ($39.1B) and Electronics ($32.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$443B
2018 Value in Washington
$972B
Projected 2045 Value in Washington
120% growth

In 2018, total outbound Washington trade was $443B. This is expected to increase 120% to $972B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $31.9B
  2. $19.7B
  3. $10.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $31.9B, followed by California with $19.7B and Illinois and $10.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 52.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (36.8%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.85%). The most partisan county was King County, WA with 71.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Washington
52.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Washington
  1. 71.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 71.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 68.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Washington was King County, WA with 71.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Washington colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Washington over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Yakima County (Central)--Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA awarded 2,084 degrees. The student population of Yakima County (Central)--Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA is skewed towards women, with 2,605 male students and 3,672 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Yakima County (Central)--Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA are Hispanic or Latino (1,047 and 50.5%), followed by White (797 and 38.4%), Two or More Races (79 and 3.81%), and Unknown (64 and 3.09%).

The largest universities in Yakima County (Central)--Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are Yakima Valley College (1,428 and 68.5%), Perry Technical Institute (444 and 21.3%), and Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (136 and 6.53%).

The most popular majors in Yakima County (Central)--Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (566 and 27.2%), Medical Office Assistant (220 and 10.6%), and Osteopathic Medicine (136 and 6.53%).

The median tuition costs in Yakima County (Central)--Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $3,799 and $4,243 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 41 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 566 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 54 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Yakima County (Central)--Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations with 41 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Yakima County (Central)--Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,428 degrees awarded
  2. 444 degrees awarded
  3. 136 degrees awarded
$3,799
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the Yakima County (Central)--Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Yakima Valley College with 1,428 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

822
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,262
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 822 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Yakima County (Central)--Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA, which is 0.651 times less than the 1,262 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Yakima County (Central)--Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,047 degrees awarded
  2. White
    797 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    79 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Yakima County (Central)--Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,047 degrees mean that there were 1.31 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 797 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was $182,000 in 2019, which is 0.757 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $171,900 to $182,000, a 5.88% increase. The homeownership rate in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA is 58.7%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 17.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$182,000
2019 Median
± $5,968
$171,900
2018 Median
± $4,047

In 2019, the median property value in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA grew to to $182,000 from the previous year's value of $171,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$49,200
Median Household Income
± $1,447
45.3k
Number of Households
± 1,580

In 2019, the median household income of the 45.3k households in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA grew to $49,200 from the previous year's value of $47,309.

The following chart displays the households in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

58.7%
2019 Homeownership
59%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 58.7% of the housing units in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

17.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA have a shorter commute time (17.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.26% of the workforce in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (79.7%)
  2. Carpooled (12.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.18%)

In 2019, 79.7% of workers in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.9%) and those who worked at home (3.18%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

88.4% of the population of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 37.2% on employee plans, 28.1% on Medicaid, 11.6% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 0.814% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Washington was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in Washington see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1183 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1198 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 251 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.8%). Additionally, Pend Oreille County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1,183 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Washington.
$7,913
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Washington
$4,328
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,851
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,997
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Washington (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,609 to $7,913.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.6%
Uninsured
37.2%
Employer Coverage
28.1%
Medicaid
11.6%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
0.814%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA declined by 5.58% from 12.3% to 11.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 14.8% prevalence
  2. 14.2% prevalence
  3. 14% prevalence

Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Washington, at 14.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Washington by county over multiple years.

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