Ellensburg, WA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Ellensburg, Washington Info Snack

Population
20,679
Unemployment
8.1%
Poverty
28.0%
Median Home
$235,800
Median Income
$43,567
Median Rent
$1,052

Ellensburg SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9.5

Ellensburg, WA Crime Report

636
Total Crimes
2,965.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
26.40%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Ellensburg
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 636 2,965.3 3,026.1 2,346.0
Violent Crime 53 247.1 293.7 387.8
Murder 2 9.3 3.9 6.5
Robbery 7 32.6 67.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 34 158.5 187.6 279.7
Property Crime 583 2,718.2 2,732.4 1,958.2
Burglary 88 410.3 522.1 314.2
Larceny 472 2,200.7 1,854.2 1,398.0
Car Theft 23 107.2 356.1 246.0

Ellensburg, WA Cost Of Living

107
Ellensburg's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Ellensburg Washington National Average
Overall 107 119 100
Services 109 112 100
Groceries 104 110 100
Health 115 122 100
Housing 102 136 100
Transportation 118 123 100
Utilities 85 91 100

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Rankings for Ellensburg in Washington

Map Of Ellensburg, WA

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Population over time in Ellensburg

Year Population % Change
2020 20,679 4.4%
2019 19,799 2.5%
2018 19,307 1.8%
2017 18,957 1.7%
2016 18,637 1.0%
2015 18,455 0.8%
2014 18,312 0.6%
2013 18,204 0.9%
2012 18,039 1.1%
2011 17,847 -

Race / Ethnicity in Ellensburg

White
77.3% (15,981)
African American
2.1% (424)
American Indian
0.5% (110)
Asian
2.0% (412)
Hawaiian
1.5% (318)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
6.0% (1,232)
Hispanic
10.6% (2,202)
Race Ellensburg WA USA
White 77.3% 67.5% 60.1%
African American 2.1% 3.7% 12.2%
American Indian 0.5% 1.0% 0.6%
Asian 2.0% 8.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 1.5% 0.7% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 6.0% 5.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 10.6% 12.9% 18.2%

Gender in Ellensburg

Female
50.9% (10,530)
Male
49.1% (10,149)
Gender Ellensburg WA USA
Female 50.9% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 49.1% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Ellensburg for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (620)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (1,033)
High School / GED
17.0% (3,515)
Some College
23.0% (4,756)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,861)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (4,962)
Master's Degree
13.0% (2,688)
Professional Degree
3.0% (620)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (620)
Education Ellensburg WA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 17.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Ellensburg, Washington

Less than $10,000
10.6% (218,689)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.2% (190,734)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.4% (298,594)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.6% (156,347)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.9% (266,434)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.7% (345,103)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.2% (231,553)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.8% (244,664)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.8% (78,421)
$200,000 or more
1.8% (37,355)
Income Ellensburg WA USA
Less than $10,000 10.6% 4.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.2% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.4% 6.5% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.6% 6.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.9% 10.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.7% 17.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.2% 13.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.8% 18.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.8% 8.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.8% 10.5% 8.3%

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