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-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Yakima WA General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Population, 2013 estimate ||93,257||6,971,406|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||91,276||6,724,543|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||2.2%||3.7%|
|Population, 2010 ||91,067||6,724,540|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||8.6%||6.5%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||28.3%||23.5%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||13.1%||12.3%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||50.7%||50.2% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||67.1%||77.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.7%||3.6%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||2.0%||1.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||1.5%||7.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.1%||0.6%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||4.4%||4.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||41.3%||11.2%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||52.2%||72.5% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||78.4%||82.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||17.1%||13.2%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||36.7%||18.5%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||72.3%||90.0%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||17.1%||31.9%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||6,037||582,265|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||18.2||25.7|
|Housing units, 2010 ||34,829||2,885,677|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||53.5%||63.2%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||30.6%||25.6%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$157,300||$262,100|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||32,971||2,629,126|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.72||2.54|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$19,908||$30,742|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$39,462||$59,478|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||24.4%||13.4%|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||5,741||551,340|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||S|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||1.5%||1.2%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||6.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||0.2%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||10.2%||3.2%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||26.5%||28.7% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||680,141||112,053,283|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||998,786||76,790,966|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||1,387,260||92,968,519|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$16,606||$14,380|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||150,794||12,389,422|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||27.18||66,455.52|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||3,350.5||101.2|
|FIPS Code ||80010||53|
|Counties ||Yakima County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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