Yakima demographics profile

StatisticYakimaWashingtonNational
Population93,3387,073,146318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,3629791
Median age33.137.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%56%55%
Speak English62%81%79%
Speak Spanish36%8%13%
Yakima, WA has a population of 93,338 and is the 342nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,362 per sq mi which is 3378% higher than the Washington average and 3611% higher than the national average. The median age in Yakima is 33 which is approximately 12% lower than the Washington average of 38. In Yakima, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 62% speak English and 36% speak Spanish. 57% of Yakima residents were born in Washington, 25% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 18% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Yakima is 3378% higher than Washington.
  • The median age in Yakima is 12% lower than Washington.
  • In Yakima 75.04% of the population is White.
  • In Yakima 1.56% of the population is African American.
  • In Yakima 1.29% of the population is Asian.

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Yakima population breakdown by race

RaceYakimaWashingtonNational
White75.04%77.34%73.35%
African American1.56%3.63%12.63%
Asian1.29%7.80%5.22%
American Indian1.69%1.33%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.08%0.63%0.18%
Mixed race3.50%5.34%3.06%
Other race16.82%3.92%4.75%
In Yakima, 45.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Yakima age breakdown

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Source: The Yakima, WA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).