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Kittitas, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Kittitas is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Kittitas County at latitude 46.9845 and longitude -120.4197. Kittitas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,647 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Kittitas, but most people and references simply refer to it as Kittitas, Washington.

The P1 Census Class Code for Kittitas indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Kittitas (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kittitas: Kittitass.

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Kittitas, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,398
Population in Households 1,398
Population in Familes 1,159
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,840
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 551
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 391
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 600 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 401 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 151 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $217,788
Average Home Value $249,377


Median Household Income $51,338
Average Household Income $62,417
Per Capita Income $24,498
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.29% 0.66%
Households 0.34% 0.72%
Families 1.57% 0.56%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.


Kittitas, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kittitas to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 357 43rd
Population Density1 # 164 74th
Diversity Index2 # 276 56th
Median Household Income # 343 46th
Per Capita Income # 357 43rd

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