|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Ellensburg is 19,596. Ellensburg, Washington is the 1,899th largest city in the US.
Ellensburg is located entirely in Kittitas County.
The current population of Ellensburg (19,596) is it's peak population.
Ellensburg has grown 26.0% since the 2000. Ellensburg, Washington is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 61% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Ellensburg has a population density of 2,625.2 people per square mile.
|1893||Broadview Heights, Ohio||19,686||23.0%|
|1895||Lake Zurich, Illinois||19,660||5.9%|
|1900||South El Monte, California||19,590||-7.4%|
|1901||Knightdale, North Carolina||19,576||210.1%|
|1902||Kinston, North Carolina||19,546||-17.9%|
|1905||Lexington, North Carolina||19,516||-2.0%|
The total voting age population of Ellensburg, Washington, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 16,537. The voting age population is 47.6% male and 52.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.0% of the residents of Ellensburg are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Ellensburg are 81.6% White, 6.0% Other, 5.4% Two or more races, 2.6% Asian, 2.0% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 1.5% Black and 0.8% American Indian. Additionally, 10.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Ellensburg, 30.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 7.2%. On a per-household basis, 8.4% of families are below the poverty line in Ellensburg.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.9% of Ellensburg residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.6% of Ellensburg residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 38.1% have a bachelor's degree and 13.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Ellensburg residents aged 5 and older, 11.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 6.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Ellensburg is 7.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Ellensburg, 28.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Ellensburg is $39,645.
In Ellensburg, 34.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 65.6% of housing units in Ellensburg.
Of all the housing units in Ellensburg, 17.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Ellensburg, 22.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,900 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Ellensburg is $1,004.
In Ellensburg, 85.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.