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Kittitas County, Washington (WA)

County population in 2019: 47,203 (60% urban, 40% rural); it was 33,362 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,354
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,283
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,799
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,958 (it was 5,583 in 2000)
% of renters here:

42%
State:

36%

Land area: 2297 sq. mi.

Water area: 35.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Kittitas County: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (24.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.8%), Construction (11.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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  • Races in Kittitas County, WA (2019)
    • 38,992116.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,27812.8%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,5134.5%Two or more races
    • 7922.4%Asian alone
    • 4471.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3981.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 2820.8%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 230.07%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

34.0 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years
Males: 23,818  (50.5%)
Females: 23,385  (49.5%)
Average household size:
Kittitas County:

2.0 people
Washington:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $59,732 ($32,546 in 1999)
This county:

$59,732
Washington:

$78,687

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $960 (lower quartile is $673, upper quartile is $1,275)
This county:

$960
State:

$1230


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $328,031 (it was $134,100 in 2000)
Kittitas:

$328,031
Washington:

$387,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $245,217 - $500,713
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,730
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $512

Institutionalized population: 251

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 220
  • Thefts: 329
  • Auto thefts: 34

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 12
  • Burglaries: 278
  • Thefts: 389
  • Auto thefts: 49
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 170 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 1998: 216 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 1999: 225 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2000: 216 buildings, average cost: $141,800
  • 2001: 281 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2002: 318 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2003: 351 buildings, average cost: $142,300
  • 2004: 461 buildings, average cost: $156,100
  • 2005: 547 buildings, average cost: $178,400
  • 2006: 543 buildings, average cost: $178,900
  • 2007: 508 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2008: 258 buildings, average cost: $273,500
  • 2009: 175 buildings, average cost: $203,700
  • 2010: 177 buildings, average cost: $197,900
  • 2011: 169 buildings, average cost: $213,400
  • 2012: 180 buildings, average cost: $207,100
  • 2013: 285 buildings, average cost: $213,400
  • 2014: 265 buildings, average cost: $236,100
  • 2015: 285 buildings, average cost: $257,300
  • 2016: 304 buildings, average cost: $270,800
  • 2017: 364 buildings, average cost: $287,100
  • 2018: 435 buildings, average cost: $307,500
  • 2019: 396 buildings, average cost: $324,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Kittitas, WA residents
Average permit cost in Kittitas, WA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,594 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,454 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Kittitas, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Kittitas, WA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Kittitas, WA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 16.3%
Kittitas County:

16.3%
Washington:

9.8%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.2% for Black residents, 13.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.0% for American Indian residents, 11.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 10.1% for other race residents, 25.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 34.0 years old
(Males: 33.0 years old, Females: 35.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37.3 years old, Black residents: 26.7 years old, American Indian residents: 43.8 years old, Asian residents: 23.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.1 years old, Other race residents: 22.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kittitas County is $492 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $648 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $868 a month.

Cities in this county include: Ellensburg, Manastash, Naneum, Cle Elum, Kittitas, Roslyn, South Cle Elum, Easton, Thorp, Ronald.

Kittitas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2018 air pollution in Kittitas County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Cascade County, Montana , Kidder County, North Dakota , McLean County, North Dakota , Sheridan County, North Dakota .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.9%
Washington:

5.9%

Unemployment by year in Kittitas, WA
County total employment by year in Kittitas, WA
County average yearly wages by year in Kittitas, WA

Current college students: 6,679
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 33.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,529 (46.7% naturalized citizens)

Kittitas County:

5.4%
Whole state:

14.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5932010 or later
  • 4602000 to 2009
  • 7051990 to 1999
  • 3261980 to 1989
  • 1481970 to 1979
  • 334Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 83.9%

Kittitas County marital status for males Kittitas County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,894
  • One, attached: 696
  • Two: 747
  • 3 or 4: 1,180
  • 5 to 9: 418
  • 10 to 19: 491
  • 20 to 49: 1,203
  • 50 or more: 806
  • Mobile homes: 1,759
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 96

Housing units in Kittitas County with a mortgage: 6,691 (141 second mortgage, 465 home equity loan, 50 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,529

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

67.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kittitas County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,8003
Evangelical Protestant3,42725
Other1,97310
Mainline Protestant1,34611
None29,369-
Kittitas County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Kittitas County:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Kittitas County:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 51
This county:

13.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kittitas County:

6.2%
Washington:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Kittitas County:

21.8%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.4%
State:

13.9%

Agriculture in Kittitas County:

Average size of farms: 248 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $60,542
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $576.10
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 31.81%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $53,278
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.92%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 92.11%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $78,896
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.66%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.62
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.32%
All wheat for grain: 2152 harvested acres
Vegetables: 3,798 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 831 acres

Earthquake activity:

Kittitas County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1354% 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 84.9 miles away from Kittitas County center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from the county center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 MD, Depth: 32.2 mi) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 77.8 miles away from the county center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 394.1 miles away from Kittitas County center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 119.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Washington Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4481-WA: March 22, 2020, FEMA Id: 4481, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Washington Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: November 12, 2015 to November 21, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4249: January 15, 2016, FEMA Id: 4249, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Washington Wildfires, Incident Period: July 09, 2014 to August 06, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4188: August 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 4188, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Washington Severe Winter Storm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: January 11, 2011 to January 21, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1963: March 25, 2011, FEMA Id: 1963, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Washington Severe Winter Storm, Landslides, Mudslides, and Flooding, Incident Period: January 06, 2009 to January 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1817: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 1817, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Washington Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3227: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3227, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Washington Elk Heights Fire, Incident Period: July 30, 2004 to August 04, 2004, Fire Management Assistance Declared: July 30, 2004, FEMA Id: 2538, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Washington Earthquake, Incident Period: February 28, 2001 to March 16, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1361: March 01, 2001, FEMA Id: 1361, Natural disaster type: Earthquake
  • Washington Severe Winter Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: December 26, 1996 to February 10, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1159: January 17, 1997, FEMA Id: 1159, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood
  • Washington Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: January 26, 1996 to February 23, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1100: February 09, 1996, FEMA Id: 1100, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Kittitas County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Kittitas

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,700 (72.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,574 (7.7%)
  • Bus: 293 (1.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 216 (1.1%)
  • Bicycle: 120 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 2,146 (10.5%)
  • Worked at home: 1,129 (5.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (43%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • Saudi Arabia (5%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Japan (4%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Philippines (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kittitas County


  • European (23%)
  • German (9%)
  • American (8%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • Italian (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Kittitas County, Washington in 2000:

  • 1,909 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 132 people in nursing homes
  • 73 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in other workers' dormitories

People in group quarters in Kittitas County, Washington in 2010:

  • 2,123 people in college/university student housing
  • 121 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 118 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 19 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 12 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,474.

10.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($62,255 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.50%
Washington average:

7.39%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
7.43% relocated from other counties in Washington ($46,374 average AGI)
3.06% relocated from other states ($15,881 average AGI)
Kittitas County:

3.06%
Washington average:

3.93%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  2.56% ($98,683 average AGI)
from Yakima County, WA  0.85% ($46,969)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.77% ($52,750)
from Pierce County, WA  0.64% ($49,792)
from Grant County, WA  0.38% ($62,895)
from Spokane County, WA  0.29% ($33,302)
from Chelan County, WA  0.23% ($35,143)


8.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,124 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.82%
Washington average:

6.40%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.26% relocated to other counties in Washington ($28,196 average AGI)
2.55% relocated to other states ($18,928 average AGI)
Kittitas County:

2.55%
Washington average:

2.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  1.87% ($45,569 average AGI)
to Yakima County, WA  0.81% ($26,126)
to Pierce County, WA  0.66% ($38,536)
to Snohomish County, WA  0.56% ($33,866)
to Spokane County, WA  0.27% ($39,875)
to Benton County, WA  0.24% ($60,389)
to Grant County, WA  0.22% ($42,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1

Births per 1000 population in Kittitas County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 6.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Kittitas County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Kittitas County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 3.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kittitas County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Kittitas County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kittitas County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kittitas County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kittitas County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Kittitas County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,285 (4,592 aged, 693 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 787 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Kittitas County, Washington in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (457)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (337)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (273)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (218)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (188)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (120)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (20)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (12)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (10)
  • Unspecified dementia (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.8
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,600
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 106
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 29,459

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 950
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 722
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 38
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 133

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 24

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 124.5. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 47,203
  • Male householders: 9,551 (3,067 living alone), Female householders: 9,332 (2,713 living alone)
  • 8,206 spouses (8,056 opposite-sex spouses), 1,603 unmarried partners, (1,548 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 9,609 children (8,754 natural, 309 adopted, 548 stepchildren), 806 grandchildren, 309 brothers or sisters, 474 parents, 5 foster children, 550 other relatives, 4,220 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 2,565

Size of family households: 5,062 2-persons, 1,983 3-persons, 1,945 4-persons, 662 5-persons, 339 6-persons, 150 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,780 1-person, 1,859 2-persons, 810 3-persons, 354 4-persons, 34 5-persons.

5,684 married couples with children.
1,438 single-parent households (421 men, 1,017 women).

90.3% of residents of Kittitas speak English at home.
5.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).
1.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (81% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (60% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $160,550,000 ($4,495 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,574,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $76,359,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $36,542,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $713,000
Federal grants: $34,361,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,067,000 ($304,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,509,000 ($2,463,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $48,267,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $13,087,000
Federal Government insurance: $73,032,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,916
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,314
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +538
Here:

+15 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +2,394
Here:

+65 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Kittitas County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 6.60 millions of gallons per day (85% from ground, 15% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.0

Year house built in Kittitas County, Washington
  • Year house built in Kittitas County, Washington
  • 1,0312014 or later
  • 1,0682010 to 2013
  • 4,7152000 to 2009
  • 4,1601990 to 1999
  • 2,7821980 to 1989
  • 3,4131970 to 1979
  • 1,5891960 to 1969
  • 1,0091950 to 1959
  • 1,0731940 to 1949
  • 3,3121939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kittitas County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kittitas County, Washington
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kittitas County, Washington
  • 841 room
  • 1082 rooms
  • 5203 rooms
  • 1,1794 rooms
  • 2,0475 rooms
  • 2,6856 rooms
  • 1,6977 rooms
  • 1,3258 rooms
  • 1,5799+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kittitas County, Washington
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kittitas County, Washington
  • 4361 room
  • 1,0822 rooms
  • 1,5233 rooms
  • 1,8074 rooms
  • 1,1885 rooms
  • 1,0126 rooms
  • 3457 rooms
  • 848 rooms
  • 2399+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kittitas County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kittitas County, Washington
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kittitas County, Washington
  • 108no bedroom
  • 3701 bedroom
  • 2,1622 bedrooms
  • 6,3903 bedrooms
  • 1,9004 bedrooms
  • 2825+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kittitas County, Washington
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kittitas County, Washington
  • 487no bedroom
  • 1,8411 bedroom
  • 2,5402 bedrooms
  • 2,2533 bedrooms
  • 3944 bedrooms
  • 1245+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Kittitas County, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kittitas County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kittitas County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 160no vehicle
  • 1,8791 vehicle
  • 4,4822 vehicles
  • 2,7363 vehicles
  • 1,2184 vehicles
  • 7545+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kittitas County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kittitas County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 642no vehicle
  • 3,0051 vehicle
  • 2,6282 vehicles
  • 7813 vehicles
  • 4234 vehicles
  • 2035+ vehicles

72.7% of Kittitas County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Washington.

Kittitas County:

72.7%
State average:

82.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 29,745
  • Other state: 14,090
  • Northeast: 1,596
  • Midwest: 2,956
  • South: 2,197
  • West: 7,335
Year householders moved into unit in Kittitas County, WA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kittitas County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 40.5%Electricity
  • 26.7%Utility gas
  • 17.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.3%Wood
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Other fuel
  • 0.7%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 75.0%Electricity
  • 14.8%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.1%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 197
Here:

6.0%
Washington:

10.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 120
Here:

5.9%
Washington:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 227
Here:

2.9%
Washington:

15.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Kittitas County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,705,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,544,000
    Regular Highways: $258,000
    Parks and Recreation: $215,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $40,000
    Sewerage: $8,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,972,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,252,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $310,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,489,000
    Police Protection: $5,629,000
    Financial Administration: $3,791,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,775,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,703,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,325,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,229,000
    Health - Other: $2,520,000
    General - Other: $2,001,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,412,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,141,000
    Housing and Community Development: $864,000
    Corrections - Other: $720,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $254,000
    Air Transportation: $206,000
    Local Fire Protection: $180,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $116,000
    Water Utilities: $73,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $36,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
    Libraries: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,047,000
    Natural Resources: $462,000
    Other: $341,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,114,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,118,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $654,000
    Other - Police Protection: $306,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $160,000
    Other - Libraries: $143,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $46,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $12,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $256,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,009,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,893,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,680,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $564,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,539,000
    Rents: $1,163,000
    Special Assessments: $516,000
    General Revenue - Other: $349,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $86,000
    Sale of Property: $35,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,726,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $465,000
    General - Other: $210,000
    Police Protection: $194,000
    Central Staff Services: $63,000
    Health - Other: $25,000
    Financial Administration: $22,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $390,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $173,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,676,000
    Highways: $2,737,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,382,000
    General Local Government Support: $143,000
    Housing and Community Development: $82,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,555,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,350,000
    Other License: $2,030,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,093,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,077,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $301,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $260,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $252,000
    Amusements Sales: $233,000
    Other: $31,000
    Severance: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,556,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $126,000

Kittitas County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,705,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,544,000
    Regular Highways: $258,000
    Parks and Recreation: $215,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $40,000
    Sewerage: $8,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,972,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,252,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $310,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,489,000
    Police Protection: $5,629,000
    Financial Administration: $3,791,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,775,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,703,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,325,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,229,000
    Health - Other: $2,520,000
    General - Other: $2,001,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,412,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,141,000
    Housing and Community Development: $864,000
    Corrections - Other: $720,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $254,000
    Air Transportation: $206,000
    Local Fire Protection: $180,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $116,000
    Water Utilities: $73,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $36,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
    Libraries: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,047,000
    Natural Resources: $462,000
    Other: $341,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,114,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,118,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $654,000
    Other - Police Protection: $306,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $160,000
    Other - Libraries: $143,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $46,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $12,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $256,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,009,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,893,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,680,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $564,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,539,000
    Rents: $1,163,000
    Special Assessments: $516,000
    General Revenue - Other: $349,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $86,000
    Sale of Property: $35,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,726,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $465,000
    General - Other: $210,000
    Police Protection: $194,000
    Central Staff Services: $63,000
    Health - Other: $25,000
    Financial Administration: $22,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $390,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $173,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,676,000
    Highways: $2,737,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,382,000
    General Local Government Support: $143,000
    Housing and Community Development: $82,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,555,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,350,000
    Other License: $2,030,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,093,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,077,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $301,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $260,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $252,000
    Amusements Sales: $233,000
    Other: $31,000
    Severance: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,556,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $126,000

Kittitas County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,705,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,544,000
    Regular Highways: $258,000
    Parks and Recreation: $215,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $40,000
    Sewerage: $8,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,972,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,252,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $310,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,489,000
    Police Protection: $5,629,000
    Financial Administration: $3,791,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,775,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,703,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,325,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,229,000
    Health - Other: $2,520,000
    General - Other: $2,001,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,412,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,141,000
    Housing and Community Development: $864,000
    Corrections - Other: $720,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $254,000
    Air Transportation: $206,000
    Local Fire Protection: $180,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $116,000
    Water Utilities: $73,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $36,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
    Libraries: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,047,000
    Natural Resources: $462,000
    Other: $341,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,114,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,118,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $654,000
    Other - Police Protection: $306,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $160,000
    Other - Libraries: $143,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $46,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $12,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $256,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,009,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,893,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,680,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $564,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,539,000
    Rents: $1,163,000
    Special Assessments: $516,000
    General Revenue - Other: $349,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $86,000
    Sale of Property: $35,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,726,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $465,000
    General - Other: $210,000
    Police Protection: $194,000
    Central Staff Services: $63,000
    Health - Other: $25,000
    Financial Administration: $22,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $390,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $173,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,676,000
    Highways: $2,737,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,382,000
    General Local Government Support: $143,000
    Housing and Community Development: $82,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,555,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,350,000
    Other License: $2,030,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,093,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,077,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $301,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $260,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $252,000
    Amusements Sales: $233,000
    Other: $31,000
    Severance: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,556,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $126,000

Kittitas County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $4,705,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,544,000
    Regular Highways: $258,000
    Parks and Recreation: $215,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $40,000
    Sewerage: $8,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,972,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,252,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $310,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $7,489,000
    Police Protection: $5,629,000
    Financial Administration: $3,791,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,775,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,703,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,325,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,229,000
    Health - Other: $2,520,000
    General - Other: $2,001,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,412,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,141,000
    Housing and Community Development: $864,000
    Corrections - Other: $720,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $254,000
    Air Transportation: $206,000
    Local Fire Protection: $180,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $116,000
    Water Utilities: $73,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $36,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
    Libraries: $4,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,047,000
    Natural Resources: $462,000
    Other: $341,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,114,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $1,118,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $654,000
    Other - Police Protection: $306,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $160,000
    Other - Libraries: $143,000
    Other - Regular Highways: $46,000
    Other - Financial Administration: $12,000
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $5,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $256,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,009,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,893,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,680,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $564,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,539,000
    Rents: $1,163,000
    Special Assessments: $516,000
    General Revenue - Other: $349,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $86,000
    Sale of Property: $35,000
    Interest Earnings: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,726,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $465,000
    General - Other: $210,000
    Police Protection: $194,000
    Central Staff Services: $63,000
    Health - Other: $25,000
    Financial Administration: $22,000
    Air Transportation: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $390,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $173,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $6,676,000
    Highways: $2,737,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,382,000
    General Local Government Support: $143,000
    Housing and Community Development: $82,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,555,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $10,350,000
    Other License: $2,030,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,093,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $1,077,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $301,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $260,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $252,000
    Amusements Sales: $233,000
    Other: $31,000
    Severance: $2,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $18,556,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $126,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 425
  • Number of aged recipients: 25
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 400
  • Number of recipients under 18: 45
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 324
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 56
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 141
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 203
Most common first names in Kittitas County, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John22477.3 years
Mary17182.1 years
William16275.6 years
Robert13175.8 years
James12172.4 years
George9877.5 years
Charles8876.2 years
Frank8379.0 years
Margaret8280.8 years
Helen7280.6 years
Most common last names in Kittitas County, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7379.3 years
Smith6776.6 years
Anderson5178.5 years
Wilson3878.4 years
Jones3280.5 years
Brown3279.5 years
Williams3078.5 years
Nelson3077.4 years
Thomas2975.4 years
Peterson2778.6 years
Businesses in Kittitas County, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Kroger2
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Baskin-Robbins1Maurices1
Best Western2McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King2Quality1
Chevrolet1Quiznos2
Circle K2RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen3Safeway1
Days Inn1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Starbucks3
FedEx7Subway4
Ford1Super 81
GNC1Taco Bell1
Goodwill3True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul3
Hilton1U.S. Cellular1
Holiday Inn1UPS7
Jack In The Box1Vons2
Jones New York2Wendy's1
KFC1