In 2020, Yakima County, WA had a population of 251k people with a median age of 32.9 and a median household income of $54,917. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Yakima County, WA grew from 249,697 to 250,649, a 0.381% increase and its median household income grew from $51,637 to $54,917, a 6.35% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Yakima County, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (42.4%), White (Hispanic) (29.4%), Other (Hispanic) (14.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.25%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.99%).
None of the households in Yakima County, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
87.5% of the residents in Yakima County, WA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Yakima County, WA are Yakima Valley College (1,424 degrees awarded in 2020), Perry Technical Institute (457 degrees), and Heritage University (274 degrees).
In 2020, the median property value in Yakima County, WA was $191,400, and the homeownership rate was 62.3%.
Most people in Yakima County, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Yakima County, WA was 2 cars per household.
Yakima County, WA borders Benton County, WA, Grant County, WA, King County, WA, Kittitas County, WA, Klickitat County, WA, Lewis County, WA, Pierce County, WA, and Skamania County, WA.