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ZIP Code 98926

Primary City:Ellensburg, WA (View All Cities)
County: Kittitas County
Timezone: Pacific (7:20pm)
Area code: 509 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.0, -120.4
ZIP (~33 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98926

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98926. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 98926. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98926, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Ellensburg, WA
Unacceptable:
Thrali

Stats and Demographics for the 98926 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98926 is located in central Washington and covers an extremely large land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98926 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98926 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30,239
Population Density 52 people per sq mi
Housing Units 12,883
Median Home Value $245,400
Land Area 577.03 sq mi
Water Area 2.31 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 11,887
Median Household Income $40,412

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 28

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7657427691,5903,4101,281733682710773796802700525364249167191
Female7677147361,6832,971971726688709776853837729546395285249355
Total1,5321,4561,5053,2736,3812,2521,4591,3701,4191,5491,6491,6391,4291,071759534416546

Gender

 Male 15,249 50%
 Female 14,990 50%
Gender

Race

 White 26,700 88.3%
 Black Or African American 324 1.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 269 0.9%
 Asian 726 2.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 55 0.2%
 Other Race 1,192 3.9%
 Two Or More Races 973 3.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1096159241,3291,470944516204
Renter2,4991,262566506389222152180
Total2,6081,8771,4901,8351,8591,166668384

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,983 42%
 Single Guardian 1,223 10%
 Singles 3,407 29%
 Singles With Roommate 2,274 19%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 9,062 76%
 Households with Kids 2,825 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male156162154134156144147140155175168148144134137154169367763820
Female152142171114153146131142142131147146168144130135150459809812
Total3083043252483092902782822973063152943122782672893198261,5721,632

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98926 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98926 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 98926 real estate data, the median home value of $245,400 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98926. Rentals in 98926 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98926 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 27,824 92.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 118 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 12 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 121 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 2,123 7.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 41 0.1%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,133 32%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,978 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,776 45%
 Households Vacant 996 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 338 34%
 Rented & Unoccupied 22 2%
 For Sale Only 131 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 265 27%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 226 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 322 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,339 23%
 2 Bedroom 2,278 40%
 3+ Bedroom 1,823 32%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $40,412 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 98926 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 98926 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 98926 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,466 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,551 41%
 No Earnings 7,858 30%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,466 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 10,551 41%
 No Earnings 7,858 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 11,197 80.9%
 Public transportation 102 0.7%
 Taxicab 45 0.3%
 Motorcycle 13 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,832 13.2%
 Worked at Home 656 4.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 811 10%
 High School Graduate 3,855 46%
 Associate's degree 511 6%
 Bachelor's degree 1,950 23%
 Master's degree 665 8%
 Professional school degree 215 3%
 Doctorate degree 314 4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,380 76.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 547 12.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 513 11.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98926

ZIP Code 98926 is in the Ellensburg School District. There are 11 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98926.

K-12 Ellensburg Learning Center
210 Ruby St
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Ellensburg School District
Damman Elementary
41 Manastash Rd
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Damman School District
Lincoln Elementary
200 South Sampson
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ellensburg School District
Morgan Middle School
400 East First
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Ellensburg School District
Mt. Stuart Elementary
705 West 15th
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ellensburg School District
Ellensburg Developmental Preschool
400 East University Way
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ellensburg School District
Ellensburg High School
1203 East Capitol
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ellensburg School District
Excel High School
714 East Dean Nicholson Blvd
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ellensburg School District
Parke Creek Treatment Center
11042 Parke Creek Rd
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kittitas School District
Creative Kids Learning Center
102 North Ruby Street
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Ellensburg Christian School
407 S Anderson
Ellensburg, WA 98926
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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