Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA

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2020 Population
125,186
0.723% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
34.5
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
17.6%
5.21% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$53,136
8% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$199,200
9.45% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
51,429
1.56% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA had a population of 125k people with a median age of 34.5 and a median household income of $53,136. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA grew from 124,287 to 125,186, a 0.723% increase and its median household income grew from $49,200 to $53,136, a 8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (51.1%), White (Hispanic) (20.7%), Other (Hispanic) (16.3%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.84%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.85%).

33.8% of the households in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

89.4% 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 (1,424 degrees awarded in 2020), Perry Technical Institute (457 degrees), and Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (141 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was $199,200, and the homeownership rate was 58.6%.

Most people in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.6 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.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA is home to a population of 125k people, from which 89.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 15.8% of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (19.8k people).

In 2020, there were 2.47 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (64k people) in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.9k White (Hispanic) and 20.4k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA are Spanish (36,904 households), Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or Other Austronesian Languages (368 households), and German (280 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
63,585
Women
50.9%
61,450
Men
49.1%

The resident population of United States in 2020 was 125,035 inhabitants, with 49.1% men, and 50.9% women.

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Citizenship

89.4%
2020 Citizenship
89%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 89.4% of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was 89%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    64k ± 1.63k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    25.9k ± 2.23k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    20.4k ± 2.37k
41.5%
Hispanic Population
52k people

In 2020, there were 2.47 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (64k people) in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.9k White (Hispanic) and 20.4k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

41.5% of the people in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA are hispanic (52k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    16,561 ± 2,943 people
  2. Micronesia
    469 ± 531 people
  3. Canada
    342 ± 453 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was Mexico, the natal country of 16,561 Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA residents, followed by Micronesia with 469 and Canada with 342.

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Foreign-Born Population

15.8%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
19.8k people
16.1%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
20k people

As of 2020, 15.8% of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA residents (19.8k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was 16.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    36,904 households (31.9%)
  2. Ilocano, Samoan, Hawaiian, or Other Austronesian Languages
    368 households (0.318%)
  3. German
    280 households (0.242%)

33.8% of the households in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was Spanish. 31.9% of the households in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,264 ± 306
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    988 ± 340
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    717 ± 224

Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA employs 51.4k people. The largest industries in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA are Elementary & secondary schools (4,096 people), Farming (3,879 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,929 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($151,133), Offices of physicians ($130,679), and Lawn & garden equipment & supplies stores ($116,561).

Males in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,148. The income inequality in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.423, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
24,040
Women
46.7%
27,389
Men
53.3%

The workforce of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA in 2020 was 51,429 people, with 46.7% woman, and 53.3% men.

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Occupations

51.4k
2020 Value
1.56%
1 Year growth
± 1.56%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 1.56%, from 50.6k employees to 51.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA, are Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (3,051 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,705 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,450 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

51.4k
2020 Value
1.56%
1 Year growth
± 1.56%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 1.56%, from 50.6k employees to 51.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,096 people), Farming (3,879 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,929 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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Median Earnings by Industry

$38,229
Median earning men ± $1,804
$28,624
Median earning women ± $2,391

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,375), Public Administration ($63,809), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($62,894).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($51,101), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($36,094), and Manufacturing ($35,393).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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.

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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. $105B
  2. $46.1B
  3. $35.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $105B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($46.1B) and Mixed freight ($35.2B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$500B
2020 Value in Washington
$980B
Projected 2050 Value in Washington
95.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Washington trade was $500B. This is expected to increase 95.8% to $980B by 2050.

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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. $34.9B
  2. $26.9B
  3. $23.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $34.9B, followed by California with $26.9B and Hawaii and $23.3B.

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

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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.

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.

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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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In 2020, universities in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA awarded 2,069 degrees. The student population of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 2,190 male students and 3,359 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA are Hispanic or Latino (1,109 and 53.9%), followed by White (720 and 35%), Two or More Races (92 and 4.47%), and Unknown (59 and 2.87%).

The largest universities in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are Yakima Valley College (1,424 and 68.8%), Perry Technical Institute (457 and 22.1%), and Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (141 and 6.81%).

The most popular majors in Yakima County (Central)--Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (502 and 24.3%), Medical Office Assistant (279 and 13.5%), and Early Childhood Education & Teaching (151 and 7.3%).

The median tuition cost in Yakima County (Central)--Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA for a public four year colleges is $4,230 for in-state students and $4,691 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 5,549 students enrolled in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA, 39.5% men and 60.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 2,838 records, of which 64.3% were women and 35.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 502 degree-majors awarded
  2. 55 degree-majors awarded
  3. 54 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Yakima County (Central)--Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 502 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

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,424 degrees awarded
  2. 457 degrees awarded
  3. 141 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Yakima Valley College with 1,424 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 844 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA, which is 0.689 times less than the 1,225 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,109 degrees mean that there were 1.54 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 720 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($4,230) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($540) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($900) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 1.41% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.889% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (25.8k), Some college (19.9k), and Secondary Education (19.4k).

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The median property value in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was $199,200 in 2020, which is 0.867 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $182,000 to $199,200, a 9.45% increase. The homeownership rate in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA is 58.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 17.6 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.

Median household income in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA is $53,136. In 2020, 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 $154,489, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $140,076 and $130,834.

Property

$199,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$8,111
$26,814
Median Property Taxes
±$1,275

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units 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

58.6%
Homeownership
2020
66.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 58.6% 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 58.7%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, 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 $154,489, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $140,076 and $130,834.

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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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$53,136
Median Household Income
± $1,987
45.8k
Number of Households
± 1,849

In 2020, the median household income of the 45.8k households in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA grew to $53,136 from the previous year's value of $49,200.

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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Wage Distribution

0.423
2020 Wage GINI in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA
0.43
2019 Wage GINI in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA

In 2020, the income inequality in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA was 0.423 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.62% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.1%)
  2. Carpooled (11.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.3%)

In 2020, 81.1% of workers in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.3%) and those who worked at home (4.3%).

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Commute Time

17.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA have a shorter commute time (17.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.09% of the workforce in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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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.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA (21.5k out of 122k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

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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89.4% of the population of Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 38.8% on employee plans, 28.6% on Medicaid, 11.4% on Medicare, 9.82% on non-group plans, and 0.738% 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.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Washington, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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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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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Washington across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.4% under 18 years, 21.5% between 18 and 34 years, 34.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.6% were men and 52.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.6%
Uninsured
38.8%
Employer Coverage
28.6%
Medicaid
11.4%
Medicare
9.82%
Non-Group
0.738%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Greater Yakima City PUMA, WA declined by 8.29% from 11.6% to 10.6%.

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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