Demographics

People

Total Population5,041
Male Share of the Population52%
Female Share of the Population48%
Senior Citizens7.6%
Employed Population 16+1,773
Age of the Population27

Families

% of people married42%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher3.5%
Median Earnings25+$24,080
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,877
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$35,944
% Above Poverty Level64.4%
% Below Poverty Level35.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone10.4%
Median Gross Rent$647
Median House Value$107,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)88.1%
German1.3%
English1.1%
Dutch0.5%
Irish0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
Italian0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Scottish0.1%
French Except Basque0.1%
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Wapato Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyYakima County
Standard Zip Codes98951
Phone Area Codes509
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude46.45
Approximate Longitude-120.51

Wapato Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWAPATO
Distance1 miles
Jan Temp23 to 38 F
Apr Temp39 to 65 F
Jul Temp59 to 89 F
Oct Temp37 to 66 F
Annual Precip8.1 inches
StationSUNNYSIDE
Distance21.2 miles
Jan Temp25 to 40 F
Apr Temp39 to 67 F
Jul Temp56 to 89 F
Oct Temp37 to 67 F
Annual Precip7.1 inches
StationBICKLETON
Distance31.5 miles
Jan Temp23 to 36 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp52 to 81 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip13.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Granger3,687$40,750
Harrah643$60,714
Moxee3,958$53,875
Toppenish8,906$46,134
Union Gap6,142$43,241
Zillah3,118$71,406

Wapato Public Schools

Adams Elementary
1309 S Camas Ave
ZIP: 98951
(509) 877-4180
Primary
Total Enrollment 318
Camas Elementary
1010 S Camas Ave
ZIP: 98951
(509) 877-3134
Primary
Total Enrollment 669
Pace Alternative High School
310 S. Wasco Avenue
ZIP: 98951
(509) 877-6138
Other
Total Enrollment 76
Satus Elementary
910 S. Camas Avenue
ZIP: 98951
(509) 877-2177
Primary
Total Enrollment 695
Wapato High School
1103 S. Wasco Avenue
ZIP: 98951
(509) 877-3138
High
Total Enrollment 796
Wapato Middle School
1309 Kateri Lane
ZIP: 98951
(509) 877-2173
Middle
Total Enrollment 795
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