Ellensburg, WA Micropolitan Statistical Area WA Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Ellensburg, WA Micropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Ellensburg, WA Micropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 43,441
Population in Households 41,192
Population in Familes 28,202
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,249
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 17,431
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 9,631
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,518 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,883 (42.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,548 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,087 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $271,853
Average Home Value $326,189


Median Household Income $45,344
Average Household Income $59,982
Per Capita Income $24,520
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.96% 1.04%
Households 0.79% 0.97%
Families 0.69% 0.92%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.