Kittitas, WA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 1,105. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,133 (+2.5% change)
Males: 538 (48.7%), Females: 567 (51.3%)

Kittitas County

Zip code: 98934

Median resident age: 31.8 years
Median household income: $26,985
Median house value: $92,200

Races in Kittitas:

  • White Non-Hispanic (85.3%)
  • Hispanic (11.6%)
  • Other race (4.6%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Black (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (21.2%), English (9.9%), United States (9.0%), Irish (7.1%), Norwegian (4.9%), French (4.7%).

Elevation: 1647 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Kittitas

  • High school or higher: 75.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 32.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kittitas city

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

14.4% Foreign born (13.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +252 (+29.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Kittitas:

  • KITTITAS VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA)
  • PROVIDENCE YAKIMA MEDICAL CENTER (about 28 miles; YAKIMA, WA)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; YAKIMA, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Kittitas:

  • YAKIMA AIR TERMINAL/MCALLISTER FIELD (about 30 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Abbreviation: YKM)
  • PANGBORN MEMORIAL (about 32 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Abbreviation: EAT)
  • GRANT CO INTL (about 78 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; Abbreviation: MWH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Kittitas:

  • BOWERS FIELD (about 8 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Abbreviation: ELN)
  • DE VERE FIELD (about 34 miles; CLE ELUM, WA; Abbreviation: 2W1)
  • CLE ELUM MUNI (about 35 miles; CLE ELUM, WA; Abbreviation: S93)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kittitas:

  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,420)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)
  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON-SEATTLE CAMPUS (about 101 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 32,742)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 104 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY (about 118 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 123 miles; AUBURN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,568)
Public primary/middle schools in Kittitas:

  • KITTITAS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 320; Location: NORTH PIERCE STREET; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • KITTITAS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 240; Location: NORTH PIERCE STREET; Grades: KG – 06)

Libraries

Library in Kittitas:

  • KITTITAS (Operating income: $17,566; Location: 2ND & PIERCE STS; 16,239 books; 104 audio materials; 86 video materials; 9 serial subscriptions)