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People

Total Population 6,042
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 13%
Employed Population 16+ 2,195
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 38.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,543
% Above Poverty Level 74.4%
% Below Poverty Level 25.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.5%
Median Gross Rent $771
Median House Value $92,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 59.9%
US/American 0%
English 7.2%
Irish 8.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Union Gap Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles SE of Yakima, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles SE of Seattle, Washington
County Yakima
Metro Area Yakima
Standard Zip Codes 98901, 98903
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.557
Longitude -120.473

Union Gap Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station YAKIMA MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 3.7 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 33 to 64 F
Jul Temp 51 to 87 F
Oct Temp 33 to 64 F
Annual Precip 8.2 inches
Station WAPATO
Distance 9 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
Station BICKLETON
Distance 39.4 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Union Gap, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

East Selah (98901)

Fairview (98903)

South Broadway (98903)

Sumach (98901, 98903)

Yakima Firing Center (98901)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Harrah 680 $49,125
Moxee 3,702 $55,417
Selah 7,531 $49,788
Toppenish 9,006 $33,325
Wapato 5,075 $31,660
Yakima 93,261 $47,451

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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