Real Estate Market Update for Ellensburg, WA
Welcome to December's Market Update. Lets take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of November. The number of active listings was stable from one year earlier, and down 5% from the previous month. These latest figures mean that buyers had a more limited selection of homes to choose from compared to the previous month. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 390-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 50%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 320-thousand dollars. The number of units sold decreased 10% year-over-year, and decreased 17% month-over-month. Fewer sales could indicate an opportunity for buyers to negotiate better terms. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Ellensburg, WA
Area Information for Ellensburg, WA
  • Population: 19,727
  • Median Age: 26.47 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 15 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 8%
  • Population Density: 2,725/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 26.75%
  • Closest Airport: Yakima Air Terminal/mcallister Field
  • Closest College: Central Washington University
  • Closest Jr. College: Yakima Valley Community College
  • Median Household Income: $32,231
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 0%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $200,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Tri-city Dust Devils (a)
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 33.54%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Ellensburg, WA
Median Age: 26.47 Married: 24% Number of Households: 7,954 Households with Children: 1,849
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Ellensburg, WA

      School Name Distance Type Grades School Rating Parent Rating
      Parke Creek Treatment Ctr 9.2 mi Public 8-12 0 0
      Kittitas High School 13.0 mi Public 6-12 2 4
      Brethren Frontier 14.0 mi Private 1-12 0 0
      Valley View Elementary School 17.6 mi Public K-5 2 0
      Ellensburg High School 17.6 mi Public 8-12 0 3
      Ellensburg Developmental Preschool 17.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      Lincoln Elementary School 18.3 mi Public K-5 2 0
      Ellensburg Christian School 18.3 mi Private K-8 0 0
      Morgan Middle School 18.4 mi Public 6-8 0 0
      Creative Kids Learning Ctr 18.5 mi Private PRESCHOOL-PRESCHOOL 0 0
      K-12 Ellensburg Learning Center 18.5 mi Public PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Mount Stuart Elementary School 19.3 mi Public K-5 2 0
      Damman Elementary 19.4 mi Public K-5 0 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: Onboard Informatics © 2016. School Performance data by School Review data by
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        Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2016 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.