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Union Gap is a city in Yakima County, in the Yakima metro area.

The community was named for a nearby gap in the Ahtanum Ridge.

The latitude of Union Gap is 46.557N. The longitude is -120.473W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 984 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,710.


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Median household income
Local
$30,676
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Union Gap demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Yakima City
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 28. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Old Town Days - June 15-17, 2007
  • Gapsody Music Festival - July 28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Union Gap web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Central Washington Agriculture Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Union Gap demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Yakima County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Yakima area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98903 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Union Gap residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Union Gap ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Union Gap was $13,102, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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6% of Union Gap residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Union Gap, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $458.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $815.


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Libraries in Union Gap include Union Gap Library ... View libraries

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Yakima County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Union Gap political report.

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The average commute time for Union Gap workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Union Gap include Super 8.

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