For population 25 years and over in Kittitas:
For population 15 years and over in Kittitas city:
159 residents are foreign born (13.9% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,106 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (27.3 miles , pop. 71,845).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (92.9 miles , pop. 480,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (898.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Ellensburg, WA (2.5 miles ), Naneum, WA (3.0 miles ), Thorp, WA (3.7 miles ), Vantage, WA (4.5 miles) , Manastash, WA (4.6 miles ), Naches, WA (4.7 miles ), Selah, WA (4.9 miles ), Eschbach, WA (4.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 46.98 N, Longitude: 120.42 W
Area code: 509
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Crime in Kittitas detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +252 (+29.5%).
Work and jobs in Kittitas: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Kittitas, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Kittitas-area historical earthquake activity is below Washington state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from Kittitas center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 85.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 86.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1995 at 03:11:22, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.1 MW, 5.0 MD, Depth: 10.7 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from Kittitas center
On 10/8/2006 at 02:48:26, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.5 MD, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Kittitas County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Kittitas:
Airports located in Kittitas:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kittitas:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Kittitas:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 26.1%
(25.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 24.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 52.1% for other race residents, 41.7% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Kittitas compared to Washington state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Kittitas (based on Kittitas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.82%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kittitas government finances in 2002:
11.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,920 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($99 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
11.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,845 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 2,053
Total average daily truck traffic: 205
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 5,447
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kittitas)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kittitas)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Kittitas, WA
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.