Zip Code 98903 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameYakima
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Yakima
Area Code509
Alternate Zip Code NamesUNION GAP
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesFAIRVIEW
SOUTH BROADWAY
SUMACH
Current Population:14517
Racial Majority: 64.4%
Public School Racial Majority:Hispanic 80.8%
Unemployment Rate:7.0%
Median Household Income$46981
Average Adjusted Gross Income$64680
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time19.2 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range1037 - 3120 ft.
Area99 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)46.52581000, -120.73282200

Zip Code 98903 Description

Zip Code 98903 is located in the state of Washington in the Yakima - Pasco - Richland - Kennewick metro area. Zip code 98903 is primarily located in Yakima County. The official US Postal Service name for 98903 is YAKIMA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98903 are contained within or border the city limits of Ahtanum, WA, Union Gap, WA, Yakima, WA, White Swan, WA, and West Valley, WA. The area code for zip code 98903 is 509. 98903 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98903 is 7.0% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 7.4% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 6.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.0%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98903 increased to 14517 from 13522 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98903 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98903 public schools is Hispanic. 91.9% of students in 98903 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 9879 64.4% 9738 +1%
 Black Or African American 121 0.79% 55 +120%
 Hispanic 4526 29.5% 3960 +14%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 197 1.28% 262 -25%
 Asian 214 1.39% 168 +27%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 8 0.05% 9 -11%
 Other Race 12 0.09% 12 +17%
 Two Or More Races 313 2.49% 313 +22%

Zip Code 98903 Race/Ethnicity

 White 15.2%
 Black Or African American 0.6%
 Hispanic 80.8%
 Asian 0.3%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1%
 Two or More Races 2.1%

Zip Code 98903 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population1451713522
Male Population50.30%
Female Population49.70%
Total Households5353
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
91.9%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$46981
Income Under $50K Per Year53.00%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year34.60%
Income Above $100K Per Year12.40%
98903 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 4Dan NewhouseRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Washington Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$221951
Average Real Estate Sale Price$173411
Current Unemployment Level 7.0%
Previous Month Unemployment Level6.8%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.5%
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 98903 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)21253034414752514434272136
Avg Max Temp (°F)37455563727987867764473762
Avg Precip (In.)1.24.85.74.56.54.64.23.39.38.561.141.448.72
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Yakima, WA
CBSA Type98903
CBSA Population239987
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours