Tieton, WA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 1,154. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,171 (+1.5% change)
Males: 575 (49.8%), Females: 579 (50.2%)

Yakima County

Zip code: 98947

Median resident age: 26.1 years
Median household income: $30,052
Median house value: $83,600

Races in Tieton:

  • Hispanic (54.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (42.9%)
  • Other race (41.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)

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

Ancestries: German (15.1%), English (5.1%), French (4.5%), Irish (4.5%), United States (4.2%), Norwegian (2.3%).

Elevation: 1930 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Tieton

  • High school or higher: 50.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tieton town

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

30.2% Foreign born (28.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +444 (+62.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Tieton:

  • PROVIDENCE YAKIMA MEDICAL CENTER (about 18 miles; YAKIMA, WA)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; YAKIMA, WA)
  • KITTITAS VALLEY COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tieton:

  • YAKIMA AIR TERMINAL/MCALLISTER FIELD (about 19 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Abbreviation: YKM)
  • PANGBORN MEMORIAL (about 61 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Abbreviation: EAT)
  • GRANT CO INTL (about 106 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; Abbreviation: MWH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tieton:

  • TIETON STATE (about 26 miles; RIMROCK, WA; Abbreviation: 4S6)
  • BOWERS FIELD (about 28 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Abbreviation: ELN)
  • DE VERE FIELD (about 33 miles; CLE ELUM, WA; Abbreviation: 2W1)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tieton:

  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,420)
  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON-SEATTLE CAMPUS (about 89 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 32,742)
  • PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY (about 98 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 106 miles; AUBURN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,568)
  • RENTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 114 miles; RENTON, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,623)
Public primary/middle school in Tieton:

  • TIETON INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 711 THOMPSON RD; Grades: 04 – 06)