Population Characteristics

In 2018, the median age of all people in Ellensburg, WA was 24. The highest age distribution is between 20-24 years old, followed by 15-19 year olds.

Race & Ethnicity

The following chart displays 7 races and ethnicities represented in Ellensburg, WA as a share of the total population.


The majority of the population were enrolled in college. As of 2018, 87.82% of the population in Ellensburg, WA had graduated from high school, while 82.36% had attained a bachelors degree or higher.

Global Diversity

This chart identifies the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents residing within Ellensburg, WA. In 2018, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents was in the region of Latin America, followed by Asia.

Commuter Transportation

This report shows the most commonly used mode of transportation within Ellensburg, WA and the average commute time. In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers was driving alone.

Health Care Coverage

The following report shows health insurance coverage for residents in Ellensburg, WA. In 2018, 94% of the population had health insurance, with the majority having private health insurance.

Household Characteristics

In 2018 there were a total of 7,812 thousand households in Ellensburg, WA with an average family size of 2.23 people per household. In 2018 there were more renters than homeowners with 68.37%.