Yakima, WA Metro Area 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, WA Metro Area 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, WA Metro Area is 47.7% Hispanic, 45% White, and 3.64% Native. 40.3% of the people in Yakima, WA Metro Area speak a non-English language, and 86.4% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Yakima, WA Metro Area 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, WA Metro Area is $160,700, and the homeownership rate is 62.7%. Most people in Yakima, WA Metro Area commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Yakima, WA Metro Area is 2 cars per household.
Yakima, WA Metro Area is a metropolitan statistical area countaining Yakima County, WA and the census places Yakima, WA; Sunnyside, WA; and Grandview, WA.