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Population (year 2000): 15,414. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,914 (+9.7% change)
Males: 7,511 (48.7%), Females: 7,903 (51.3%)

Kittitas County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 23.6 years
Median household income: $20,034 (year 2000)
Median house value: $113,200 (year 2000)

Ellensburg, WA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Ellensburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.1%)
  • Hispanic (6.3%)
  • Other race (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • Japanese (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (22.1%), English (11.5%), Irish (11.0%), Norwegian (7.3%), United States (4.8%), Italian (4.4%).Washington

Elevation: 1540 feet

Land area: 6.6 square miles

Ellensburg,

For population 25 years and over in Ellensburg

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ellensburg city

  • Never married: 51.8%
  • Now married: 33.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

6.6% Foreign born (2.7% Asia, 2.2% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,635 (+20.6%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WA Yakima, (27.7 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WA Seattle, (130.3 miles pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (905.3 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: WA (8.8 miles Kittitas, WA (10.0 miles Thorp, WA (21.3 miles Naches, WA (23.2 miles Eschbach, WA (23.9 miles Selah, WA (23.9 miles Gleed, WA (25.0 miles Tieton, WA Yakima, (27.7 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 100 buildings, average cost: $69,500
  • 1997: 30 buildings, average cost: $76,600
  • 1998: 37 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 1999: 49 buildings, average cost: $85,600
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2001: 40 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 2002: 74 buildings, average cost: $77,100
  • 2003: 67 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2004: 74 buildings, average cost: $83,800

Latitude: 47.00 N, Longitude: 120.55 W

Area code: 509

Ellensburg, Washington business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (34.3%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (15.7%), Retail trade (15.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,171 (+14.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,202 (76.3%)

Crime in Ellensburg by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.5 0.0 0.0
Rapes 9 9 11 15 14 9
    per 100,000 58.4 58.4 71.4 97.3 90.8 58.4
Robberies 6 5 3 4 2 6
    per 100,000 38.9 32.4 19.5 26.0 13.0 38.9
Assaults 23 19 17 12 12 12
    per 100,000 149.2 123.3 110.3 77.9 77.9 77.9
Burglaries 163 147 190 197 213 161
    per 100,000 1057.5 953.7 1232.6 1278.1 1381.9 1044.5
Thefts 842 828 1,003 888 903 885
    per 100,000 5462.6 5371.7 6507.1 5761.0 5858.3 5741.5
Auto thefts 29 32 28 40 30 37
    per 100,000 188.1 207.6 181.7 259.5 194.6 240.0
372.5 356.0 417.5 409.4 402.4 372.6

Average climate in Ellensburg, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ellensburg,

Birthplace of: Drew Bledsoe - 2005 NFL player (Dallas Cowboys, born: Feb 14, 1972).


Hospital/medical center in Ellensburg:
  • KITTITAS VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (603 S CHESTNUT)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Ellensburg:
  • PROVIDENCE YAKIMA MEDICAL CENTER (about 28 miles; YAKIMA, WA)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; YAKIMA, WA)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON HOSPITAL (about 34 miles; WENATCHEE, WA)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Ellensburg:
  • YAKIMA AIR TERMINAL/MCALLISTER FIELD (about 30 miles; YAKIMA, WA; ID: YKM)
  • PANGBORN MEMORIAL (about 36 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; ID: EAT)
  • GRANT CO INTL (about 87 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; ID: MWH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Ellensburg:
  • BOWERS FIELD (about 3 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; ID: ELN)
  • DE VERE FIELD (about 26 miles; CLE ELUM, WA; ID: 2W1)
  • CLE ELUM MUNI (about 27 miles; CLE ELUM, WA; ID: S93)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 13 $40,173 $37,082 1 $1,360
Other Government Administration 5 $23,174 $55,617 8 $2,804
Parks and Recreation 9 $28,056 $37,408 63 $17,709
Health 2 $5,963 $35,778 0 $0
Welfare 1 $2,600 $31,200 1 $1,198
Streets and Highways 7 $24,077 $41,274 4 $3,504
Firefighters 21 $87,841 $50,194 18 $3,011
Police - Other 6 $14,925 $29,850 2 $1,598
Police Protection - Officers 23 $103,063 $53,772 0 $0
Local Libraries 3 $11,422 $45,688 10 $12,979
Judicial and Legal 1 $6,166 $73,992 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 15 $57,178 $45,742 3 $3,748
Fire - Other 1 $2,958 $35,496 1 $2,216
Gas Supply 7 $30,670 $52,577 0 $0
Electric Power 17 $77,099 $54,422 1 $900
Water Supply 5 $15,157 $36,376 2 $3,192
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6 $24,258 $48,516 0 $0
Sewerage 9 $29,508 $39,344 0 $0
Totals for Government 151 $584,288 $46,433 114 $54,219
College/University in Ellensburg:
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 7,420; Location: 400 East 8th Avenue; Public; Website: www.cwu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Ellensburg:
  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 26 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)
  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; FT enrollment: 2,074)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON-SEATTLE CAMPUS (about 93 miles; SEATTLE, WA; FT enrollment: 32,742)
  • PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY (about 109 miles; TACOMA, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 113 miles; PASCO, WA; FT enrollment: 3,529)
  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 114 miles; AUBURN, WA; FT enrollment: 4,568)
  • BELLEVUE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 119 miles; BELLEVUE, WA; FT enrollment: 7,013)
Public high schools in Ellensburg:
  • ELLENSBURG HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 952; Location: 1300 E 3RD AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PARKE CREEK TREATMENT CTR (Students: 17; Location: 11042 PARKE CREEK ROAD; Grades: 08 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Ellensburg:
  • MORGAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 684; Location: 400 E FIRST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LINCOLN ELEMENTARY (Students: 433; Location: 200 S. SAMPSON; Grades: KG - 06)
  • VALLEY VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 429; Location: 1508 E 3RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • MT. STUART ELEMENTARY (Students: 423; Location: 705 W. 15TH; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DAMMAN ELEMENTARY (Students: 39; Location: 41 MANASTASH RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ELLENSBURG DEVELOPMENTAL PRESCHOOL (Students: 28; Location: 400 E UNIVERSITY WAY; Grades: PK - PK)
Private primary/middle schools in Ellensburg:
  • ELLENSBURG CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 102; Location: BOX 426; Grades: KG - 8)
  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 16; Location: 270 MISSION RD; Grades: 1 - 7)
Library in Ellensburg:
  • ELLENSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $520,231; Location: 209 NORTH RUBY STREET; 59,118 books; 3,306 audio materials; 3,453 video materials; 189 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Ellensburg: Nicholson Pavilion (A), Bouillon Library (B).

Creeks: Mercer Creek (A), Currier Creek (B), Manastash Creek (C).

Parks in Ellensburg include: West Side Park (1), Reed Park (2), Mountain View Park (3), Memorial Park (4), Kiwanis Park (5), Whitney Park (6).


Ellensburg compared to Washington state average:
  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Ellensburg:
  • KXLE (1240 AM; 1 kW; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: KXLE, INC.)
  • KYAK (930 AM; 10 kW; YAKIMA, WA)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KJOX (980 AM; 5 kW; SELAH, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KPQ (560 AM; 5 kW; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYXE (1020 AM; 5 kW; SELAH, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KIT (1280 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBBO (1390 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUTI (1460 AM; 5 kW; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Ellensburg:
  • KXLE-FM (95.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: KXLE, INC.)
  • KQBE (103.1 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: PEAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K232CV (94.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPQ-FM (102.1 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESCOAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNWR (90.7 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KFFM (107.3 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KZTA (96.9 FM; NACHES, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KOHO-FM (101.1 FM; LEAVENWORTH, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRSE (105.7 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KXDD (104.1 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KPLW (89.9 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: GROWING CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION)
  • KCWU (88.1 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF CENTRAL WASHINGTON UN)
  • KCSH (88.9 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • KQSN (99.3 FM; NACHES, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKRV (104.7 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • K218CX (91.5 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KSOH (89.5 FM; WAPATO, WA; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • KDNA (91.9 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: NORTHWEST COMMUNITIES EDUC., CENTER)
  • KATS (94.5 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNWY (90.3 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
TV broadcast stations around Ellensburg:
  • K69BE (Channel 69; ELLENSBURG, ETC., WA; Owner: KITTITAS COUNTY TV IMPROVEMENT DIST. #1)
  • K41CK (Channel 41; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: KITTITAS CTY. TV IMPROVEMENT DIST #1)
  • K51BD (Channel 51; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: KITTITAS COUNTY TV IMPROVEMENT DIST. #1)
  • K63BZ (Channel 63; ELLENSBURG, ETC., WA; Owner: KITTITAS CTY TV IMPROVEMENT DIST #1)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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