Zip Code 98926 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameEllensburg
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Kittitas
Area Code509
Current Population:30239
Racial Majority: 84.83%
Public School Racial Majority:White 79.3%
Unemployment Rate:5.5%
Median Household Income$36905
Average Adjusted Gross Income$66230
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time17.8 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range577 - 6050 ft.
Area1089 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.00909700, -120.33414300

Zip Code 98926 Description

Zip Code 98926 is located in the state of Washington in the Yakima - Pasco - Richland - Kennewick metro area. Zip code 98926 is primarily located in Kittitas County. The official US Postal Service name for 98926 is ELLENSBURG, Washington. Portions of zip code 98926 are contained within or border the city limits of Ellensburg, WA, Kittitas, WA, Vantage, WA, and Thorp, WA. The area code for zip code 98926 is 509. 98926 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98926 is 5.5% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 5.8% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98926 increased to 30239 from 24800 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98926 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98926 public schools is White. 38.6% of students in 98926 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 25979 84.83% 25644 +1%
 Black Or African American 370 1.21% 302 +23%
 Hispanic 2362 7.71% 2499 -5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 240 0.78% 247 -3%
 Asian 733 2.39% 711 +3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 54 -100%
 Other Race 33 0.08% 33 -21%
 Two Or More Races 749 2.98% 749 +22%

Zip Code 98926 Race/Ethnicity

 White 79.3%
 Black Or African American 0.9%
 Hispanic 16.6%
 Asian 1.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1.2%
 Two or More Races 0.3%

Zip Code 98926 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population3023924800
Male Population50.40%
Female Population49.60%
Total Households11887
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$36905
Income Under $50K Per Year62.80%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year25.80%
Income Above $100K Per Year11.40%
98926 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 8Kim SchrierDemocrat
Washington District 4Dan NewhouseRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$330758
Average Real Estate Sale Price$206301
Current Unemployment Level 5.5%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago7.1%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 10e - Pleistocene Lake Basins
Average First Frost DatesSeptember 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesMay 11 - 20

Zip Code 98926 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)20242934424853524333272035
Avg Max Temp (°F)34415159677482827461443458
Avg Precip (In.)1.721.
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Ellensburg, WA
CBSA Type98926
CBSA Population40357
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours