Harrah, Washington

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Harrah, Washington

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High Points

Harrah strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Washington):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 10% Harrah Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Harrah Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Harrah, Washington

Comparing Harrah to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Washington (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Racial Diversity 8 5
Well-Paid Single Men 6 5
Senior Citizens 2 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Age of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 5
College Educated Adults 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 3
People Above Poverty 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Short Commute Times 6 5
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 6
Housing Recently Built 7 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
People Living Alone 3 3
Affordability of Rents 3 6

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Harrah Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles S of Yakima, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 118 miles SE of Seattle, Washington
County Yakima
Metro Area Yakima
Standard Zip Codes 98933
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.404
Longitude -120.543

Harrah Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WAPATO
Distance 6.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 59 to 89 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 8.1 inches
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 40 F
Apr Temp 39 to 67 F
Jul Temp 56 to 89 F
Oct Temp 37 to 67 F
Annual Precip 7.1 inches
Distance 30.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 36 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 52 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 13.8 inches
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Harrah Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 542 100%
Male 280 51.7%
Female 262 48.3%
Under 18 206 38%
18+ 336 62%
65+ 48 8.9%
Median Age 29.3
Average Family Size 3.72
White 220 40.6%
African-American 2 0.4%
Asian 2 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 104 19.2%
Other 179 33%
Mixed Race 35 6.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 239 44.1%

Estimated Harrah Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 508
Growth -34
Growth % -6.3%

Harrah Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 69.3%
Irish 5%
Norwegian 5%
German 4.2%
US/American 3.3%
English 3.1%
Swiss 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Dutch 1.5%
Italian 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1%
Scottish 0.6%
Swedish 0.4%
Polish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Harrah 542 $41,250
Moxee 821 $40,500
Toppenish 8,946 $28,228
Union Gap 5,621 $34,795
Wapato 4,582 $26,378
Yakima 71,845 $34,798
Zillah 2,198 $44,688
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