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ZIP Code 98901

Primary City:Yakima, WA (View All Cities)
Timezone: Pacific (7:44am)
Coordinates:46.7, -120.4
ZIP (~15 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98901

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98901. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 98901. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98901, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Yakima, WA
Acceptable:
Union Gap
Unacceptable:
East Selah, Sumach, Yakima Firing Center

Stats and Demographics for the 98901 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98901 is located in south Washington and covers a slightly higher than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98901 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also a large number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98901 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,169
Population Density 259 people per sq mi
Housing Units 10,287
Median Home Value $132,700
Land Area 116.65 sq mi
Water Area 1.69 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 9,735
Median Household Income $35,738

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 32

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,3631,2311,1971,3471,2171,1651,0721,0221,0601,051996855658535363277180142
Female1,3251,1841,1431,2051,006961896930930922853767651547372292227227
Total2,6882,4152,3402,5522,2232,1261,9681,9521,9901,9731,8491,6221,3091,082735569407369

Gender

 Male 15,731 52%
 Female 14,438 48%
Gender

Race

 White 18,765 62.2%
 Black Or African American 630 2.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 733 2.4%
 Asian 198 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 22 0.1%
 Other Race 8,570 28.4%
 Two Or More Races 1,251 4.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner905099251,1921,184882478148
Renter4441,12697380250526814267
Total5341,6351,8981,9941,6891,150620215

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,545 47%
 Single Guardian 2,246 23%
 Singles 2,275 23%
 Singles With Roommate 669 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,666 58%
 Households with Kids 4,069 42%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male246270274269255255226242253259235227238238280236270287274266
Female264248268274232255197270230231238209251214219250277244215203
Total510518542543487510423512483490473436489452499486547531489469

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98901 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98901 were primarily built in 1939 or earlier or the 1970s. Looking at 98901 real estate data, the median home value of $132,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 98901 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 98901 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98901 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 28,717 95.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 1,051 3.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 6 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 125 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 4 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 266 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,508 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,900 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,327 42%
 Households Vacant 552 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 159 28.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 4.2%
 For Sale Only 78 14.1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 3.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 46 8.3%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 223 40.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 486 12%
 1 Bedroom 980 23%
 2 Bedroom 1,468 35%
 3+ Bedroom 1,263 30%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $35,738 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98901 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 98901 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,940 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,994 32%
 No Earnings 7,753 36%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6,940 32%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,994 32%
 No Earnings 7,753 36%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,762 91.7%
 Public transportation 128 1.2%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 24 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 396 3.7%
 Worked at Home 341 3.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 3,769 40%
 High School Graduate 4,282 45%
 Associate's degree 376 4%
 Bachelor's degree 667 7%
 Master's degree 175 2%
 Professional school degree 151 2%
 Doctorate degree 77 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 5,866 79.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 342 4.6%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,213 16.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98901

ZIP Code 98901 is in the East Valley School District (Yakima). There are 12 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98901.

East Valley Central Middle School
2010 Beaudry Rd
Yakima, WA 98901
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: East Valley School District (Yakima)
Terrace Heights Elementary
4300 Maple Court
Yakima, WA 98901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Valley School District (Yakima)
East Valley Elementary
1951 Beaudry Rd
Yakima, WA 98901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: East Valley School District (Yakima)
Adams Elementary School
723 South 8th St
Yakima, WA 98901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Yakima School District
Barge-Lincoln Elementary School
219 East I St
Yakima, WA 98901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Yakima School District
Washington Middle School
510 South 9th St
Yakima, WA 98901
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Yakima School District
Martin Luther King Jr Elementary
2000 South 18th St
Yakima, WA 98901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Yakima School District
East Valley High School
1900 Beaudry Rd
Yakima, WA 98901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: East Valley School District (Yakima)
Yakima Satellite Alternative Programs
116 South 15th Ave
Yakima, WA 98901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Yakima School District
Adult Jail
111 North Front St
Yakima, WA 98901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Yakima School District
St Joseph Marquette Catholic School
202 N 4th St
Yakima, WA 98901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Riverside Christian School
721 Keys Rd
Yakima, WA 98901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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