Real Estate Market Update for 98902 (Yakima, WA)
Welcome to October's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of September. The number of active listings was up 100% from one year earlier, and down 20% from the previous month. Even so, buyers still enjoyed a greater selection of homes today than they did one year ago. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 100-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was up 91%. This higher number of days may signal a slowdown in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 370-thousand dollars. The number of units sold was consistent year-over-year, and increased 100% month-over-month. These latest figures could indicate that more buyers have been finding what they're looking for. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for 98902 (Yakima, WA)
Area Information for 98902 (Yakima, WA)
  • Population: 46,638
  • Median Age: 33.38 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 16 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 7%
  • Population Density: 5,167/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 7.52%
  • Closest Airport: Yakima Air Terminal/mcallister Field
  • Closest College: Heritage University
  • Closest Jr. College: Yakima Valley Community College
  • Median Household Income: $37,175
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 22%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $129,300
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Tri-city Dust Devils (a)
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 20.77%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for 98902 (Yakima, WA)
Median Age: 33.38 Married: 33% Number of Households: 16,935 Households with Children: 5,526
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for 98902 (Yakima, WA)

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      Roosevelt Elementary School 0.2 mi Public K-5 0 0
      Franklin Middle School 0.2 mi Public 6-8 1 0
      St Paul Cathedral School 0.4 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Mckinley Elementary School 0.6 mi Public K-5 0 0
      Robertson Elementary School 0.7 mi Public K-5 1 0
      Davis High School 0.9 mi Public 9-12 1 4
      Yakima Online!/yakima Homeschool Partnership 1.0 mi Public 6-12 2 0
      Garfield Elementary School 1.0 mi Public K-5 0 0
      Nob Hill Elementary School 1.1 mi Public K-5 2 0
      Mcclure Elementary School 1.1 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 0 0
      Discovery Lab School 1.2 mi Public 1-8 2 0
      St John Of Kionstadt Orthodox Christian School 1.2 mi Private K-8 0 0
      Westpark Christian Academy 1.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Grace Lutheran School 1.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 0
      Stanton Alternative School 1.5 mi Public 9-12 0 3
      Hoover Elementary School 1.6 mi Public K-5 0 0
      Early Childhood Center 1.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Lewis & Clark Middle School 1.7 mi Public 6-8 0 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: Onboard Informatics © 2016. School Performance data by School Review data by
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2016 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.