Union, WA Population

Population: 5,621. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,707 (+1.5% change)
Males: 2,802 (49.8%), Females: 2,819 (50.2%)

Yakima County

Zip code: 98903

Median resident age: 33.3 years
Median household income: $30,676
Median house value: $82,300

Races in Union Gap:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.2%)
  • Hispanic (29.6%)
  • Other race (20.2%)
  • Two or more races (4.3%)
  • American Indian (4.1%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (11.9%), Irish (8.8%), United States (7.2%), English (4.8%), French (3.6%), Dutch (3.3%).

Elevation: 975 feet

Land area: 5.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Union Gap

  • High school or higher: 54.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 5.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Union Gap city

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

14.7% Foreign born (14.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +491 (+9.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Union Gap:

  • PROVIDENCE YAKIMA MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; YAKIMA, WA)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; YAKIMA, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE TOPPENSIH HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; TOPPENISH, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Union Gap:

  • YAKIMA AIR TERMINAL/MCALLISTER FIELD (about 4 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Abbreviation: YKM)
  • PANGBORN MEMORIAL (about 61 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Abbreviation: EAT)
  • GRANT CO INTL (about 93 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; Abbreviation: MWH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Union Gap:

  • BOWERS FIELD (about 32 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Abbreviation: ELN)
  • SUNNYSIDE MUNI (about 40 miles; SUNNYSIDE, WA; Abbreviation: 1S5)
  • DESERT AIRE (about 41 miles; MATTAWA, WA; Abbreviation: M94)
Amtrak station near Union Gap:

  • 4 miles: YAKIMA (BURGER KING, I-82 AT EXIT 33) – Bus Station. Services: public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Union Gap:

  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,420)
  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 99 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON-SEATTLE CAMPUS (about 109 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 32,742)
  • PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY (about 118 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 127 miles; AUBURN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,568)
Public primary/middle school in Union Gap:

  • UNION GAP SCHOOL (Students: 590; Location: 3200 S. 2ND STREET; Grades: PK – 08)