Zip Code 98908 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameYakima
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Yakima
Area Code509
Current Population:35240
Racial Majority: 74.19%
Public School Racial Majority:White 50.1%
Unemployment Rate:8.7%
Median Household Income$59950
Average Adjusted Gross Income$85200
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time18.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range1175 - 2792 ft.
Area91 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)46.61552000, -120.69468900

Zip Code 98908 Description

Zip Code 98908 is located in the state of Washington in the Yakima - Pasco - Richland - Kennewick metro area. Zip code 98908 is primarily located in Yakima County. The official US Postal Service name for 98908 is YAKIMA, Washington. Portions of zip code 98908 are contained within or border the city limits of West Valley, WA, Gleed, WA, Yakima, WA, Summitview, WA, Eschbach, WA, and Ahtanum, WA. The area code for zip code 98908 is 509. 98908 can be classified socioeconically as a Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98908 is 8.7% which is higher 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 98908 increased to 35240 from 32380 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98908 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98908 public schools is White. 57.7% of students in 98908 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 26652 74.19% 27476 -3%
 Black Or African American 292 0.81% 270 +8%
 Hispanic 6876 19.14% 5700 +21%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 534 1.49% 307 +74%
 Asian 562 1.56% 747 -25%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 21 0.06% 28 -25%
 Other Race 35 0.02% 35 -80%
 Two Or More Races 677 2.73% 677 +45%

Zip Code 98908 Race/Ethnicity

 White 50.1%
 Black Or African American 1%
 Hispanic 42.8%
 Asian 1.9%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.1%
 Two or More Races 3.1%

Zip Code 98908 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3524032380
Male Population48.30%
Female Population51.70%
Total Households14064
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
57.7%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
78.6%
Median Household Income$59950
Income Under $50K Per Year39.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year37.30%
Income Above $100K Per Year22.90%
98908 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 4Dan NewhouseRepublican
Related Maps: Map of All Washington Congressional Districts

Average Real Estate Asking Price$306900
Average Real Estate Sale Price$210579
Current Unemployment Level 8.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level8.5%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.7%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 10g - Yakima Folds
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 98908 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)21252934414752514334272135
Avg Max Temp (°F)37445462707785857663473761
Avg Precip (In.)1.531.13.85.62.62.69.32.4.46.591.431.7110.35
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Yakima, WA
CBSA Type98908
CBSA Population239987
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours