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Kittitas, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Kittitas had a population of 1,470 as of July 1, 2017. Kittitas ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Kittitas is located at latitude 46.9845 and longitude -120.4197 in Kittitas County. 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. Kittitas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,647 feet.

The City of Kittitas (GNIS ID: 2411553) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Kittitas is located within Kittitas Division of Kittitas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kittitas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kittitas: Kittitass.

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Kittitas, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,470
Daytime Population: Workers 262
Daytime Population: Residents 834
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,096
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 1,470
Population in Familes 1,218
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,026
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $54,342
Average Household Income $63,326
Per Capita Income $24,732


Total Housing Units 614 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 420 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 155 (25.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $199,038
Average Home Value $253,938


Total Households 574
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 408
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.87% 1.21%
Households 0.77% 1.12%
Families 1.51% 1.1%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   3.46%

Kittitas, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kittitas to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 352 44th
Population Density # 149 76th
Diversity Index # 271 57th
Median Household Income # 345 45th
Per Capita Income # 438 30th

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