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Union Gap

Union Gap is a city in Yakima County, Washington, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 6,047. Union Gap has a storied history and in recent years has become the retail hub for the entire Yakima Valley as a result of Valley Mall and other thriving businesses being located here. Part of the city is part of the Yakama Nation.HistoryThe city of Union Gap was originally named Yakima City and was officially incorporated on November 23, 1883. When bypassed by the Northern Pacific Railroad in December 1884, over 100 buildings were moved with rollers and horse teams to the nearby site of the depot. The new city was dubbed North Yakima. In 1918 North Yakima was changed to simply Yakima, and the original town to the south was named Union Gap.GeographyUnion Gap is located at .According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.06sqmi, of which, 5.05sqmi is land and 0.01sqmi is water.Demographics2010 censusAs of the census of 2010, there were 6,047 people, 2,061 households, and 1,420 families residing in the city. The population density was 1197.4PD/sqmi. There were 2,173 housing units at an average density of 430.3/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 62.9% White, 0.9% African American, 2.6% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 29.1% from other races, and 3.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 47.2% of the population.
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