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Best Places To Live In Yakima, WA

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  • Yakima, WA
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 92,806
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score77
  • Selah, WA
  • 3.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,328
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  • Zillah, WA
  • 17.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,078
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  • Moxee, WA
  • 5.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,631
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  • Summitview, WA
  • 6.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,230
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  • Ahtanum, WA
  • 5.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,785
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  • Terrace Heights, WA
  • 2.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,701
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  • Gleed, WA
  • 6.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,034
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  • Granger, WA
  • 23.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,330
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  • Eschbach, WA
  • 7.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 313
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  • Naches, WA
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 936
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  • Union Gap, WA
  • 3.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 6,061
60
  • Parker, WA
  • 7.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 93
60
  • Tieton, WA
  • 13.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,319
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  • Cowiche, WA
  • 11.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 712
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  • Donald, WA
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 73
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  • Toppenish, WA
  • 17.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 9,007
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  • Outlook, WA
  • 27.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 473
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  • Buena, WA
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,602
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  • Tampico, WA
  • 18.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 388
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  • Wapato, WA
  • 11.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,043
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  • Harrah, WA
  • 13.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 677
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  • White Swan, WA
  • 19.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 671

Listed above are the best places to live in Yakima, WA for 2017. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Yakima, WA, followed by the best places to live near Yakima, WA, sorted by Livability Score.

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