Kittitas, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Kittitas, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Kittitas had a population of 1,427 as of July 1, 2015. 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.

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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kittitas: Kittitass.

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Kittitas, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,427
Population in Households 1,427
Population in Familes 1,188
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,878
Diversity Index2 38
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 563
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 401
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 608 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 407 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $232,813
Average Home Value $261,732
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $49,681
Average Household Income $59,622
Per Capita Income $23,452
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.63% 0.87%
Households 0.69% 0.87%
Families 1.75% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.58%
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, 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, 2015 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 # 356 43rd
Population Density1 # 160 75th
Diversity Index2 # 276 56th
Median Household Income # 375 40th
Per Capita Income # 411 35th

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