Yakima County, WA has a population of 247,681 people with a median age of 32.6 and a median household income of $45,700. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Yakima County, WA grew from 247,408 to 247,681, a 0.11% increase and its median household income grew from $44,749 to $45,700, a 2.13% increase.
The population of Yakima County, WA is 47.7% Hispanic, 45% White, and 3.64% Native. 40.3% of the people in Yakima County, WA speak a non-English language, and 86.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Yakima County, WA are Yakima Valley Community College, with 1,814 graduates, Perry Technical Institute, with 351 graduates, and Heritage University, with 332 graduates.
The median property value in Yakima County, WA is $160,700, and the homeownership rate is 62.7%. Most people in Yakima County, WA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Yakima County, WA is 2 cars per household.
Yakima County, WA is the 8th most populated county in Washington and borders Benton County, WA; Grant County, WA; King County, WA; Kittitas County, WA; Klickitat County, WA; Lewis County, WA; Pierce County, WA; Skamania County, WA& 3 more.