Ellensburg, WA 98926 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98926: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ellensburg, WA 98926

Acceptable Alternative
Kittitas, WA 98926

Not Acceptable, USPS
Thrali, WA 98926

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Kittitas County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47, Longitude -120.543
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,110
  • PO Box Addresses: 792
  • Residential Addresses: 12,938
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,122
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,816

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Ellensburg, WA 98926 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 32,700
Daytime Population: Workers 13,061
Daytime Population: Residents 17,748
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,809
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 30,332
Population in Familes 19,593
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,368
Population Density2 29
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $44,623
Average Household Income $59,447
Per Capita Income $23,907


Total Housing Units 13,836 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,285 (45.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,523 (47.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,028 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $259,099
Average Home Value $299,125


Total Households 12,808
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 6,616
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 1.0% 1.19%
Households 0.95% 1.19%
Families 0.84% 1.13%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   3.3%

Ellensburg, WA 98926 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98926 to the other 585 ZIP Codes 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 # 73 88th
Population Density # 396 32nd
Diversity Index # 259 56th
Median Household Income # 460 22nd
Per Capita Income # 437 25th

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