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Sun Tower

6 North 6th Street, Yakima, WA 98901

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Sun Tower is a non-profit community that has been serving the Yakima Valley for over 39 years, providing services to people 62 years of age and older without regard to race, color, sex, creed, disability or national origin. Located downtown, within walking distance of shopping, the theater, the...

Orchard Park

620 North 34th Avenue, Yakima, WA 98902

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Orchard Park provides a fulfilling, independent lifestyle in a welcoming environment.Orchard Park offers you a comfortable, welcoming home in the heart of Washington's grace and splendor. We're close to all of life's necessities like shopping, dining, entertainment and healthcare. You'll want to...

Peach Tree Retirement

2800 W Viola, Yakima, WA 98902

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During the Pandemic/Covid-19 we have reserved some units for Seniors in need of a safe place and assistance with meals, housekeeping and peace of mind having someone just down the hall 24/7. We have Video Tours Available. You have discovered senior living in style! Peach Tree Retirement Center is...

Avamere at Englewood Heights

3710 Kern Rd, Yakima, WA 98902

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Avamere at Yakima offers memory care and assisted living services to seniors in the Yakima Valley area of central Washington. Our campus enjoys a quiet location with wonderful valley views, while still being near exciting attractions. Our residents enjoy day trips through the Columbia Gorge,...

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Elmcroft of Chesterley

1100 N 35th Ave, Yakima, WA 98902

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Lease by May 14 and enjoy the rest of the month RENT-FREE!*EXTRA PRECAUTIONS FOR ADDED REASSURANCEWhile the COVID-19 vaccine has been proven safe and effective, we continue to ask residents and associates to follow basic wellness precautions including proper mask wearing in shared spaces. Learn...

Brookdale Yakima

4100 Englewood Avenue, Yakima, WA 98908

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In our assisted living community, located in Yakima, Wash., and conveniently close to restaurants, medical offices, churches, coffee houses, banks and a post office, you can fill in your social calendar and focus on fun, and we’ll provide just the right amount of personal assistance and care to...

Fieldstone Orchardwest

4130 Englewood Ave, Yakima, WA 98908

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Blossom Place

5100 W. Nob Hill Blvd., Yakima, WA 98908

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Blossom Place is located on the south side of Yakima Washington, just one half mile north of Randall Park. Yakima is known for its apple orchards and natural beauty and we provide transportation to town for dining, enjoying community events and scenic drives. Our community offers activities to...

Meadows Place

1008 E Mountain View Ave, Ellensburg, WA 98926

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Meadows Place is located in a quiet residential neighborhood in the small city of Ellensburg, Washington. Ellensburg is home to Central Washington University which is one mile north of us, and our residents enjoy the many cultural, educational and entertainment options available there. Our...

Pacifica Senior Living Ellensburg

818 E Mountainview Ave, Ellensburg, WA 98926

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Pacifica Senior Living Ellensburg offers independent and assisted living accommodations to seniors in the greater Kittitas Valley area in Central Washington in Kittitas County. Our residents enjoy mountain views, easy access to shopping, dining, entertainment and medical services. Ellensburg has...

Prestige Senior Living at Hearthstone

802 E Mountain View Ave, Ellensburg, WA 98926

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Prestige Senior Living at Hearthstone is located in Ellensburg, Washington in beautiful Central Washington. Hearthstone is a perfect option for those who wish to maintain different levels of independence, and enjoy the comfort of home, but prefer the specialized programming, amenities, and...

Sun Terrace Prosser

2131 Wine Country Road, Prosser, WA 99350

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Sun Terrace Prosser's assisted living options offer personalized assistance, supportive services and compassionate care in a professionally managed, carefully designed, retirement community setting. It's the perfect alternative for seniors who can no longer live on their own at home, yet don't...

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Learn More About Independent Living in Yakima, WA

Welcome to Yakima! This small city is located in the heart of the Yakima Valley, a region known for having some of the most fertile farmland in the entire Pacific Northwest. Yakima is home to many of the state’s wineries and some of the highest-producing apple orchards in the world.

Independent living communities — also known simply as retirement communities — in Yakima are geared towards seniors who are able to live on their own, without daily assistance, and prefer to live among people their age. This usually means residents are self-sufficient and do not require hands-on care. Think of Yakima retirement communities as age-restricted (typically 55+) complexes, which provide organized activities, meal services, and transportation.


Cost of Independent Living in Yakima, WA

The median monthly cost of independent living in 2019 was about $2,200 in Yakima and the greater metropolitan area. The median monthly cost of independent living in the state of Washington was around $2,600.


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Cost of Living

The total household expenses associated with living in Yakima are rated 4 points below the national average. Grocery and other essential costs are fairly equivalent to the national average.

Index Scores

All index scores are based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates that the cost is twice as expensive as the national average, while a score of 50 indicates that the cost is half as expensive.

Household ExpensesHealth CareInsuranceEntertainmentGroceriesClothing96111908510095

Income and Housing

Median Income Age 45-64Median Income Age 65+Median Household IncomeAverage Individual IncomeMedian Employee SalaryAverage Property TaxOne-bedroom Apartment Gross Rent Estimate$49,398 per year$34,996 per year$41,497 per year$20,848 per year$42,490 per year$2,111 per year$628 per month

Local Hospitals

The top hospitals that service Yakima include:

Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital

  • Facility type: nonprofit, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 220+
  • Specialties: emergency services, home care, hospice care, diagnostic imaging

Astria Toppenish Hospital

  • Facility type: proprietary, short-term acute care
  • Bed count: 25+
  • Specialties: emergency services, Level IV trauma care, intensive care unit

Weather and Climate

Yakima has a warm-summer Mediterranean type of climate. This means that the city experiences a temperate climate with warm, dry summers and cool, rainy winters. On average, the humidity level in Yakima is roughly 71%. Humidity levels are often highest during the month of December at about 83%.

Seasonal Temperatures

January AverageJanuary MaximumJanuary Minimum29°F38°F21°F

July AverageJuly MaximumJuly Minimum69°F87°F51°F

Air Quality

  • Relative Air Quality Index: 98

This index is based on a scale that has the national average set at 100. A score of 200 indicates twice the presence of air pollutants than the national average, while a score of 50 indicates half the presence.

Precipitation

  • Average annual precipitation: 8.3″

Demographics and Values

Population Statistics

Median AgePercent of Population Over 65PopulationPopulation DensityAverage Household Size35.115.0%96,1653,410.1 per square mile2.7

Race & Ethnicity

American Indian or Alaskan NativeAsianBlackHispanic or LatinoNative Hawaiian or Pacific IslanderTwo or More RacesWhite (not Hispanic or Latino)1.9%1.3%2.0%45.7%0.2%3.8%47.9%

These figures were taken from the most recent U.S. Census.

LGBTQ+ Inclusivity

These scores were taken from the Human Rights Campaign’s Municipal Equality Index.

  • Non-discrimination laws in Vancouver: 30/30
  • Overall inclusivity: 72/100

2016 Presidential Election Results for Yakima County

DemocraticRepublicanOther45.1%52.8%2.1%

Arts, Culture, Entertainment, and Recreation

Yakima is a small city in Washington located in the heart of the fertile Yakima Valley. The region is well-known for its wineries, as well as its apple orchards, which are some of the highest-producing apple orchards in the world. Those interested in learning more about the agricultural history of Yakima should visit the Yakima Valley Museum, which features exhibits on local area history.

Yakima is a city filled brimming with culture, and some of the best times to experience what the city has to offer are during the local festivals. The largest festival held in Yakima is the Central Washington State Fair, held at State Fair Park each year in late September. Other popular festivals include Yakima Folklife Festival, Fresh Hop Ale Festival, and A Case of the Blues and All That Jazz music festival. Fans of the performing arts should visit downtown Yakima’s historic Capitol Theatre, the Seasons Performance Hall, and the Allied Arts Center, all of which put on numerous theatrical and musical performances throughout the year.

Transportation

Public transportation in Yakima is provided by the city-owned Yakima Transit, which services the greater Yakima county. Yakima Transit offers reduced fares to seniors 62 years of age and above, and persons with disabilities. Air travel is available from the Yakima Air Terminal, with daily flights to and from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.

Frequently asked questions about Independent Living facilities in Washington

There are 12 independent living facilities near Yakima, Washington. See the full list.

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