Yakima is located close to the center of Washington. Yakima is between the Yakima, Kittitas county. Yakima has 27.18 square miles of land area and 0.51 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Yakima population is 92,806, which has grown 29.18% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 17.05% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Yakima median household income is $40,189 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 36.35% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 31.72% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Yakima median house value is $157,300 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 48.12% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 52.82% and is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Yakima is worse than the state average in quality. The Yakima area code is 509.