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Ellensburg Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Ellensburg Area is 41,705. The Ellensburg Area population density is 17.88 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 96.76 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Ellensburg Area is white, which represent 88.87% of the total population. The average Ellensburg Area education level is about the same as the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 41,705. #646

Population Density, #794

Ellensburg Area
17.88 per square mile
96.76 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:37,063 (88.87%, #375)
Black:379 (0.91%, #712)
Hispanic:3,452 (8.28%, #312)
Asian:902 (2.16%, #183)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):415 (1.00%, #213)
One Race, Other:1,740 (4.17%, see rank)
Two or More Races:1,206 (2.89%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:2,840 (82.27%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:103 (2.98%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:156 (4.52%, see rank)
South American:72 (2.09%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Chinese:146 (16.19%, see rank)
Filipino:129 (14.30%, see rank)
Japanese:70 (7.76%, see rank)
Korean:130 (14.41%, see rank)
Vietnamese:23 (2.55%, see rank)
Asian, Other:404 (44.79%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

35,995 (86.31%) out of the total population of 41,705 reported first ancestry.

 Ellensburg Area% of the Total PopulationWashingtonU.S.
Arab1550.37%, see rank0.38%0.56%
Czech2540.61%, see rank0.43%0.47%
Danish5691.36%, see rank0.99%0.42%
Dutch1,1972.87%, see rank2.13%1.40%
English5,18912.44%, see rank10.73%8.02%
French1,9644.71%, see rank4.06%3.34%
German9,71123.28%, see rank18.48%15.03%
Greek800.19%, see rank0.35%0.41%
Hungarian1480.35%, see rank0.33%0.46%
Irish6,09214.61%, see rank11.22%10.80%
Italian1,8984.55%, see rank3.55%5.52%
Norwegian2,4505.87%, see rank5.49%1.42%
Polish8181.96%, see rank1.84%3.01%
Portuguese1400.34%, see rank0.34%0.44%
Russian5001.20%, see rank1.30%0.92%
Scotch-Irish8181.96%, see rank1.26%0.99%
Scottish1,7524.20%, see rank2.90%1.72%
Subsaharan African1970.47%, see rank1.02%0.95%
Swedish1,7464.19%, see rank3.33%1.27%
Swiss2110.51%, see rank0.53%0.30%
Ukrainian1070.26%, see rank0.81%0.31%
American2,0664.95%, see rank4.99%7.12%
Welsh5561.33%, see rank0.99%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 20,947 (50.23%, see rank)
Females: 20,758 (49.77%, see rank)

Ellensburg Area
Male: 50.23%
Female: 49.77%
Male: 49.91%
Female: 50.09%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Ellensburg Area
32.70 years old
37.40 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Ellensburg Area
31.60 years old
36.30 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Ellensburg Area
33.50 years old
38.40 years old
38.80 years old

 Ellensburg Area% of the Total PopulationWashingtonU.S.
Under 5 years2,0905.01%, see rank6.43%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,1605.18%, see rank6.33%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,0975.03%, see rank6.40%6.59%
15 to 19 years3,6018.63%, see rank6.49%6.85%
20 to 24 years6,98916.76%, see rank7.01%7.13%
25 to 34 years4,94011.85%, see rank14.18%13.47%
35 to 44 years4,22210.12%, see rank13.23%12.96%
45 to 54 years4,88711.72%, see rank13.98%14.09%
55 to 64 years5,03812.08%, see rank12.78%12.29%
65 to 74 years3,4438.26%, see rank7.59%7.64%
75 to 84 1,3853.32%, see rank3.81%4.25%
85 years and over8532.05%, see rank1.78%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Ellensburg AreaWashingtonU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population24,768, 100%4,645,804209,056,129
Less Than High School2,252, 9.09%, see rank9.82%13.67%
High School Graduate6,826, 27.56%, see rank23.34%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree7,265, 29.33%, see rank34.54%29.09%
Bachelor Degree5,658, 22.84%, see rank20.58%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree2,767, 11.17%, see rank11.72%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.92, see rank13.9413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Ellensburg Area WashingtonU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten82365.13%34.87%65.02%34.98%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,48991.09%, see rank8.91%, see rank90.14%9.86%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,56292.64%, see rank7.36%, see rank92.74%7.26%90.60%9.40%
College7,53993.01%, see rank6.99%, see rank82.93%17.07%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School66393.67%, see rank6.33%, see rank63.03%36.97%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Ellensburg AreaWashingtonU.S.
Total Households16,753, 100%2,645,396116,211,092
Average Household Size2.34, see rank2.552.63
1 Person Households4,943, 29.51%, see rank27.79%27.57%
2 or More Person Households11,810, 70.49%, see rank72.21%72.43%
Family Households (Families)9,461, 56.47%, see rank64.48%66.22%
Average Family Size2.97, see rank3.233.32
Married-Couple Family7,625, 45.51%, see rank49.73%48.42%
Nonfamily Households7,292, 43.53%, see rank35.52%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Ellensburg Area%WashingtonU.S.
15 Years and Over Total35,358see rank5,576,837252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over17,688100%, see rank2,766,340123,281,364
Never Married7,54742.67%, see rank34.08%35.77%
Married8,12045.91%, see rank53.24%52.04%
Widowed2881.63%, see rank2.16%2.57%
Divorced1,7339.80%, see rank10.52%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over17,670100%, see rank2,810,497129,692,771
Never Married6,30635.69%, see rank26.91%29.48%
Married8,05745.60%, see rank51.78%49.19%
Widowed1,1796.67%, see rank7.72%9.16%
Divorced2,12812.04%, see rank13.59%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Ellensburg Area%WashingtonU.S.
Native39,17793.94%, see rank86.65%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence25,71661.66%, see rank47.34%58.73%
Born in Different State13,12431.47%, see rank37.62%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
3370.81%, see rank1.70%1.42%
Foreign Born2,5286.06%, see rank13.35%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,0122.43%, see rank6.19%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,5163.64%, see rank7.15%7.09%
Born In Europe3820.92%, see rank2.21%1.53%
Born In Asia6361.52%, see rank5.44%3.82%
Born In Africa1860.45%, see rank0.73%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.20%0.07%
Born In Latin America1,0802.59%, see rank4.10%6.83%
Born In Northern America2440.59%, see rank0.67%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Ellensburg Area%WashingtonU.S.
English15,16190.50%, see rank80.98%79.39%
Spanish9365.59%, see rank7.43%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3051.82%, see rank4.54%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2671.59%, see rank5.96%3.36%
Other840.50%, see rank1.09%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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