Ellensburg Information

Ellensburg Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Ellensburg, WA

General Ellensburg Information

State: Washington

County: Kittitas County

Close cities: Tieton, WA, South Cle Elum, WA, Naches, WA, Cowiche, WA, Thorp, WA, Malaga, WA, Kittitas, WA, Yakima, WA, Selah, WA, Eschbach, WA, Gleed, WA

Ellensburg Population (census data)
Total 17,304 (+11.5% since 2000)
Male 8,431 (48.7%)
Female 8,873 (51.3%)

Population Density: 2,626 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 103.5 (US Avg is 100)

Ellensburg Elevation: 1,540 feet above sea level

Land Area: 6.59 square miles

Median Household Income: $24,157

Zip Codes: 98926, and 98950.

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Ellensburg Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (85.1%)
  • Hispanic (6.3%)
  • Other race (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • Japanese (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Chinese (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (22.1%)
  • English (11.5%)
  • Irish (11.0%)
  • Norwegian (7.3%)
  • United States (4.8%)
  • Italian (4.4%)
Foriegn Born: 1,015 people (5.9%)
  • Asia (44.3%)
  • Latin America (36.1%)
  • Europe (19.7%)

Local Ellensburg Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Seattle Mariners
NFL Football: Seattle Seahawks, Oakland Raiders
NBA Basketball: Portland Trail Blazers,
NHL Hockey: San Jose Sharks
NCAA Sports: University of Washington, St.

Ellensburg School Information

High Schools
Ellensburg High School (1300 E 3rd Avenue, Ellensburg, WA, 98926 - Ellensburg School District 401 District)
Middle Schools
Morgan Middle School (400 E First, Ellensburg, WA, 98926 - Ellensburg School District 401 District)
Elementary Schools
Damman Elementary (41 Manastash Road, Ellensburg, WA, 98926 - Damman School District 007 District)
Lincoln Elementary (200 South Sampson, Ellensburg, WA, 98926 - Ellensburg School District 401 District)
Mt. Stuart Elementary (705 W 15th, Ellensburg, WA, 98926 - Ellensburg School District 401 District)
Valley View Elementary School (1508 E 3rd, Ellensburg, WA, 98936 - Ellensburg School District 401 District)
Other/Private Schools
Ellensburg Developmental Preschool (400 E University Way, Ellensburg, WA, 98926 - Ellensburg School District 401 District)
K-12 Ellensburg Learning Center (210 N Ruby Street, Ellensburg, WA, 98926 - Ellensburg School Dist 401 District)

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