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  6. Diversity
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Yakima is a town in Washington with a population of 93,413. Yakima is in Yakima County. Living in Yakima offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Yakima and residents tend to have moderate political views.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$173,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$820
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    293.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    9.6
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    46.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    96.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    466.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,981.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    443.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    11%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    24%
    national  12%

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