Ellensburg SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9

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Ellensburg, Washington Info Snack

Ellensburg is a city in, and the county seat of, Kittitas County, Washington, United States. The population was 19,786 in a 2016 census estimate. Ellensburg is located just east of the Cascade Range on Interstate 90 and is known as the most centrally located city in the state. Ellensburg is the home of Central Washington University (CWU).
Population
19,307
Unemployment
3.7%
Poverty
34.1%
Median Home
$216,200
Median Income
$36,016
Median Rent
$865

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Map Of Ellensburg, WA

Population over time in Ellensburg

Year Population % Change
2017 19,307 1.8%
2016 18,957 1.7%
2015 18,637 1.0%
2014 18,455 0.8%
2013 18,312 0.6%
2012 18,204 0.9%
2011 18,039 1.1%
2010 17,847 -

Crime in Ellensburg Per 100k

Crime Ellensburg WA USA
Violent Crime 159.8 304.5 382.9
Murder 5.0 3.1 5.3
Robbery 20.0 72.8 98.0
Aggravated Assault 79.9 184.6 248.9
Property Crime 2816.3 3173.6 2362.0
Burglary 309.6 590.4 430.4
Larceny 2262.1 2194.4 1694.0
Car Theft 244.7 388.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Ellensburg

White
78.5% (15,149)
African American
2.0% (382)
American Indian
0.2% (41)
Asian
2.9% (565)
Hawaiian
0.5% (87)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.8% (921)
Hispanic
11.2% (2,162)
Race Ellensburg WA USA
White 78.5% 69.8% 61.5%
African American 2.0% 3.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 2.9% 8.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.8% 4.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 11.2% 12.3% 17.6%

Household Income For Ellensburg, Washington

Less than $10,000
19.6% (378,417)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.2% (139,010)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.1% (252,921)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.0% (173,763)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.9% (229,753)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.9% (364,902)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.4% (200,792)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.9% (152,525)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (30,891)
$200,000 or more
0.3% (5,792)
Income Ellensburg WA USA
Less than $10,000 19.6% 5.6% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.2% 3.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.1% 7.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.0% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.9% 12.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.9% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.4% 13.5% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.9% 16.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 7.1% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.3% 7.3% 6.3%

Gender in Ellensburg

Female
51.5% (9,939)
Male
48.5% (9,367)
Gender Ellensburg WA USA
Female 51.5% 50.1% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 49.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ellensburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.6% (500)
9-12th Grade
5.2% (1,011)
High School / GED
18.8% (3,629)
Some College
23.2% (4,473)
Associate's Degree
8.8% (1,705)
Bachelor's Degree
26.9% (5,192)
Master's Degree
9.2% (1,769)
Professional Degree
1.6% (313)
Doctorate Degree
3.7% (710)
Education Ellensburg WA USA
< 9th Grade 2.6% 3.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 5.2% 5.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 18.8% 22.5% 27.3%
Some College 23.2% 24.0% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.8% 9.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 26.9% 21.7% 19.1%
Master's Degree 9.2% 9.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.6% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.7% 1.5% 1.4%

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