Kittitas County WA Information

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Kittitas County Subdivisions

Kittitas County WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

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
 

HOUSEHOLDS

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

HOUSING

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
 

INCOME

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

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.

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Kittitas County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kittitas County to the other 39 counties and county equivalents in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 24 41st
Population Density1 # 27 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 26 36th
Median Household Income # 28 31st
Per Capita Income # 26 36th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.