Zip Code 98901 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameYakima
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Yakima
Secondary County: Kittitas
Area Code509
Alternate Zip Code NamesUNION GAP
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesEAST SELAH
SUMACH
YAKIMA FIRING CENTER
Current Population:30169
Racial Majority: 43.47%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 63.5%
Unemployment Rate:5.6%
Median Household Income$34602
Average Adjusted Gross Income$49580
School Test Performance:Below Average
Average Commute Time18.5 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Standard Time
Elevation Range1014 - 2832 ft.
Area159 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)46.66979300, -120.36629600

Zip Code 98901 Description

Zip Code 98901 is located in the state of Washington in the Yakima - Pasco - Richland - Kennewick metro area. Zip code 98901 is primarily located in Yakima County. Portions of 98901 are also located in Kittitas County. The official US Postal Service name for 98901 is YAKIMA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98901 are contained within or border the city limits of Terrace Heights, WA, Yakima, WA, Moxee, WA, Union Gap, WA, and Selah, WA. The area code for zip code 98901 is 509. 98901 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98901 is 5.6% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98901 increased to 30169 from 28724 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98901 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98901 public schools is Hispanic. 71.6% of students in 98901 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 12955 43.47% 13259 -2%
 Black Or African American 254 0.85% 555 -54%
 Hispanic 15468 51.91% 15058 +3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 327 1.1% 545 -40%
 Asian 92 0.31% 189 -51%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 17 0.06% 15 +13%
 Other Race 51 0% 51 -100%
 Two Or More Races 497 2.31% 497 +38%

Zip Code 98901 Race/Ethnicity

 White 32.8%
 Black Or African American 0.8%
 Hispanic 63.5%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1%
 Two or More Races 1.3%

Zip Code 98901 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3016928724
Male Population52.10%
Female Population47.90%
Total Households9735
Test Score PerformanceBelow Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
71.6%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$34602
Income Under $50K Per Year65.60%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year24.40%
Income Above $100K Per Year10.00%
98901 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 4Dan NewhouseRepublican
Washington District 8Kim SchrierDemocrat
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$177313
Average Real Estate Sale Price$128013
Current Unemployment Level 5.6%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.0%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.3%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 10e - Pleistocene Lake Basins
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 98901 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)22253034414752514435282236
Avg Max Temp (°F)37455563717986867764473762
Avg Precip (In.)1.28.93.78.62.58.62.26.41.43.631.211.479.22
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Yakima, WA
CBSA Type98901
CBSA Population239987
Time ZonePacific Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours