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Yakima (/ˈjækᵻmɑː/ or /ˈjækᵻmə/) is a U.S. city located about 60 miles (100 kilometers) southeast of Mount Rainier in Washington. Yakima is the county seat of Yakima County, Washington, and the state's eleventh largest city by population. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 91,067 and a metropolitan population of 243,231. The unincorporated suburban areas of West Valley and Terrace Heights are considered a part of greater Yakima. Yakima is situated in the Yakima Valley, an extremely productive agricultural region noted for apple, wine and hop production. As of 2011, the Yakima Valley produces 77% of all hops grown in the United States. The name Yakima originates from the Yakama Nation, located south of the city.

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Facts and Stats for Yakima*

  • Pollution Statistics in Yakima

    Know the pollution level of Yakima before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 3.13 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Yakima: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Yakima for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Yakima.

    • Burglary and Theft 71.88 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 65.63 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 87.5 (Very High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 75 (High)
    • Car Stealing 78.13 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 90.63 (Very High)
    • Attacks 68.75 (High)
    • Drug offense 89.29 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 62.5 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 62.5 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 89.29 (Very High)
  • Living in Yakima - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 22.58 (Low)
    • Climate Index 65.3 (High)
    • Pollution Index 10.13 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 36.11 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.6 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Yakima

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Yakima

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 75.63 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 48 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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