Census 2010: Washington › Yakima

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Yakima

Square miles: 27.7 Population per sq. mile: 3,350.6

  • 2010 population: 91,067
  • 2000 population: 71,845
  • Total change: 19,222 (26.8%)

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2010 population by race/ethnicity

Diversity Index: 60.5%
The USA TODAY Diversity Index represents the probability that two people from this area will have different ethnic backgrounds. A higher number reflects a more ethnically diverse population.

Age breakdown Median: 32.7 years old

Yakima population

Race/ethnicity2010 population2010 percentage2000 population2000 percentage2000-2010 change
White61,06567.1%49,40968.8%23.6%
Black1,5561.7%1,4332.0%8.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native1,8382.0%1,4352.0%28.1%
Asian1,3471.5%8601.2%56.6%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander830.1%1020.1%-18.6%
Other race21,21623.3%15,78722.0%34.4%
Two or more races3,9624.4%2,8193.9%40.5%
Total91,067100%71,845100%26.8%
*Hispanic origin37,58741.3%24,21333.7%55.2%

*Residents of Hispanic origin can be of any race.

Ages 0-17

Population: 25,800 (28.3%)

Diversity Index: 78.7%

Ages 18+

Population: 65,287 (71.7%)

Diversity Index: 69.0%

Race/ethnicityAges 0-17% of 0-17 totalAges 18+% of 18+ total
White14,00054.3%47,08172.1%
Black3931.5%1,1631.8%
American Indian/Alaska Native6002.3%1,2381.9%
Asian3221.2%1,0251.6%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander160.1%670.1%
Other race8,48032.9%12,74019.5%
Two or more races1,9907.7%1,9733.0%
Total25,800100%65,287100%
*Hispanic origin15,80061.2%21,83733.4%

*Residents of Hispanic origin can be of any race.

Gender
Male2010
Population44,868 (49.3%)
Median age31.5
Female2010
Population46,199 (50.7%)
Median age33.9
Age breakdown by gender
AgePopulation% of totalMale% of male totalFemale% of female total
Under 1015,00016.5%7,58016.9%7,44016.1%
10 to 19 years13,60014.9%6,99015.6%6,59014.3%
20 to 29 years13,40014.7%6,83015.2%6,62014.3%
30 to 39 years11,90013.1%6,05013.5%5,91012.8%
40 to 49 years10,60011.6%5,46012.2%5,17011.2%
50 to 59 years10,20011.2%4,98011.1%5,26011.4%
60 to 69 years7,6008.3%3,6308.1%3,9608.6%
70 to 79 years4,4704.9%1,9304.3%2,5405.5%
80 and older4,1304.5%1,4103.1%2,7105.9%
Total91,067100%44,868100%46,199100%

*Residents of Hispanic origin can be of any race.

Housing Units
Owner-occupied2010
Population48,610
Avg. household size2.7
Renter-occupied2010
Population40,009
Avg. household size2.6
Vacancies
Vacancy Rate2010
Owner-occupied properties1.8%
Renter-occupied properties4.3%
Overall vacancy rate5.0%
Housing Units2010% of total
Occupied33,07495.0%
Vacant1,755 5.0%
For rent6912.0%
Rented, but unoccupied690.2%
For sale3220.9%
Sold, but unoccupied570.2%
Seasonal use only1240.4%
Other vacant units4921.4%
Total34,829100%
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Credits: Ryan Pitts, Mike Tigas Special thanks: USA Today Census team