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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A-
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B
  12. Commute
    B+
Union Gap is a town in Washington with a population of 6,142. Union Gap is in Yakima County. Living in Union Gap offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Union Gap and residents tend to have moderate political views.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$105,200
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$782
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Union Gap Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    81.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    16.2
    6.1
  • Rape
    64.9
    40.7
  • Robbery
    146
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    989.8
    500.1
  • Theft
    8,972.9
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    762.6
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    17%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    9%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    1%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    34%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    38%
    13%

Working in Union Gap

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$38,957
National
$55,322
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Union Gap Reviews

2 reviews
Lots of choices for shopping as well as dining and convenient freeway access friendly welcoming residents conveniently located hotels with close restaurants and freeway access
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Union gap is a wonderful small town in Washington. They have a mall located that has many different stores. The people there are very nice.