Kittitas County WA Information


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  1. Kittitas County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forKittitas County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Kittitas County WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 46,582
Population in Households 44,009
Population in Familes 30,041
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,573
Population Density 20
Diversity Index1 36


Median Household Income $54,484
Average Household Income $68,558
Per Capita Income $27,755
Wealth Index3 74


Total Housing Units 24,622 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,236 (45.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,480 (30.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,906 (24.0%)
Median Home Value $289,067
Housing Affordability Index2 92


Total Households 18,716
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 10,330
Average Family Size 3
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.41% 1.46%
Households 1.31% 1.48%
Families 1.23% 1.43%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.7%


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, 2019 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 # 23 44th
Population Density # 27 33rd
Diversity Index # 28 31st
Median Household Income # 18 56th
Per Capita Income # 21 49th

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