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Easton, Washington - Basic Facts

The Easton Census Designated Place had a population of 515 as of July 1, 2020. Easton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Easton is located at latitude 47.2371 and longitude -121.179 in Kittitas County. The formal boundaries for the Easton Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Kittitas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,172 feet.

The Easton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408042) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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


Easton, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 515 (100%)
Population in Households 515 (100.0%)
Population in Families 406 (78.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 160
Diversity Index2 23


Median Household Income $61,590
Average Household Income $82,575
% of Income for Mortgage4 26%
Per Capita Income $36,530
Wealth Index5 105


Total HU (Housing Units) 420 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 193 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 ( 6.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 201 (47.9%)
Median Home Value $383,696
Average Home Value $467,617
Housing Affordability Index3 106


Total Households 219
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 145
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.73% 1.8%
Households 0.69% 1.76%
Families 1.15% 1.73%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
Owner Occupied HU   1.9%


Easton, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Easton to the other 625 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 468 25th
Population Density # 551 12th
Median Household Income # 318 49th
Housing Affordability Index # 151 24th
Per Capita Income # 231 63rd
Diversity Index # 528 16th

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