Cle Elum, Washington

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Population in 2017: 1,993 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +13.6%
 
Males: 1,134  (56.9%)
Females: 859  (43.1%)
Median resident age:

38.0 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98922, 98943.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,869 (it was $28,144 in 2000)
Cle Elum:

$50,869
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,973 (it was $16,620 in 2000)

Cle Elum city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $209,688 (it was $98,900 in 2000)
Cle Elum:

$209,688
WA:

$339,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $926.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cle Elum: 90.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.0%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.4% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Cle Elum, WA (2010)
    • 1,65888.6%White alone
    • 1085.8%Hispanic
    • 663.5%Two or more races
    • 191.0%Asian alone
    • 130.7%American Indian alone
    • 60.3%Black alone
    • 10.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

Races in Cle Elum detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Cle Elum, Washington as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cle Elum is 665 to 1.


Crime rates in Cle Elum by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(55.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(57.5)
1
(28.5)
3
(85.3)
1
(52.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(72.8)
2
(71.9)
1
(35.6)
1
(34.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(60.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.6)
2
(69.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(219.9)
2
(109.5)
2
(60.1)
4
(114.9)
2
(56.9)
5
(142.2)
4
(210.4)
2
(70.3)
2
(71.5)
2
(72.8)
6
(215.6)
3
(106.7)
5
(172.7)
4
(134.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
49
(2,694)
37
(2,025)
32
(961.0)
37
(1,063)
32
(910.6)
58
(1,650)
25
(1,315)
30
(1,054)
37
(1,322)
19
(691.4)
35
(1,258)
25
(889.0)
17
(587.2)
18
(606.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
150
(8,246)
135
(7,389)
145
(4,354)
139
(3,994)
106
(3,017)
143
(4,067)
90
(4,734)
94
(3,304)
115
(4,110)
103
(3,748)
70
(2,515)
58
(2,063)
72
(2,487)
56
(1,888)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(1,100)
23
(1,259)
13
(390.4)
9
(258.6)
12
(341.5)
8
(227.5)
7
(368.2)
4
(140.6)
11
(393.1)
5
(182.0)
4
(143.7)
5
(177.8)
3
(103.6)
4
(134.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(55.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.6)
2
(70.3)
1
(35.7)
1
(36.4)
1
(35.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)694.3559.9302.7323.9245.9393.1395.1241.8302.7358.4300.8219.4231.8155.8

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City-data.com crime index in Cle Elum, WA

Crime rate in Cle Elum detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: German (12.5%), European (7.8%), English (6.7%), American (5.7%), Norwegian (5.4%), Irish (5.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Elevation: 1905 feet

Land area: 1.48 square miles.

Population density: 1,343 people per square mile   (low).

Cle Elum, Washington map

161 residents are foreign born (3.8% Latin America, 1.3% North America).

This city:

5.7%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,376 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,320 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Enumclaw Plateau, WA (44.0 miles , pop. 53,853).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (64.5 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (916.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

South Cle Elum, WA (1.0 miles ),
Roslyn, WA (1.9 miles ),
Ronald, WA (2.2 miles ),
Manastash, WA (3.1 miles ),
Easton, WA (3.4 miles ),
Thorp, WA (3.9 miles ),
Cliffdell, WA (4.3 miles),
Ellensburg, WA (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 47.19 N, Longitude: 120.94 W

Area code: 509

Distribution of median household income in Cle Elum, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cle Elum, WA in 2017
Cle Elum satellite photo by USGS

Cle Elum tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.7%
Washington:

5.2%
Most common industries in Cle Elum, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.5%)
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.5%)
  • Machinery (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.6%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (27.1%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Cle Elum, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (6.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)

Average climate in Cle Elum, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cle Elum, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.2. This is about average.

City:

65.2
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.12
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Cle Elum-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 73.5 miles away from Cle Elum center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 77.6 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 66.1 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 406.7 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 108.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from Cle Elum center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kittitas County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Mudslides: 4, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cle Elum topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cle Elum:

  • REED HILL CONVALESCENT AND REHAB CENTER (601 POWER STREET)

Airports located in Cle Elum:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cle Elum:

  • Central Washington University (about 23 miles; Ellensburg, WA; Full-time enrollment: 10,960)
  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 33 miles; Wenatchee, WA; FT enrollment: 2,951)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 47 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Green River Community College (about 59 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 7,425)
  • Renton Technical College (about 62 miles; Renton, WA; FT enrollment: 2,549)
  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 63 miles; Puyallup, WA; FT enrollment: 2,529)
  • Bellevue College (about 63 miles; Bellevue, WA; FT enrollment: 10,940)

Public high school in Cle Elum:

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Library in Cle Elum:

  • CLE ELUM (CARPENTER MEMORIAL) LIBRARY (Operating income: $68,159; Location: 302 PENNSYLVANIA AVE.; 15,834 books; 1,126 audio materials; 781 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cle Elum: Cle Elum Ranger Station (A), Hospital Hill (B), Kittitas County Hospital District 2 / Upper Kittitas County Medic One (C), Cle Elum Fire Station (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Laurel Hill Memorial Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Crystal Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Cle Elum: Loggers Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: The Telephone Museum (221 East 1st Street).

Hotels: Cle Elum Traveler's Inn (1001 East 1st Street), Best Western Snowcap Lodge (809 West Davis Street), Aster Inn (521 East 1st Street), Cascade Mountain Inn (906 East 1st Street), Chalet Motel (800 East 1st Street), Cedars Motel (1001 East 1st Street).

Birthplace of: Dick Scobee - (1939-1986), astronaut, Chuck Allen - Football player, George Strugar - Football player.

Kittitas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cle Elum and their reported violations in the past:

GORGE AMPHITHEATRE (Population served: 25,015, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
CLE ELUM WATER DEPARTMENT (Address: 119 W First St , Population served: 1,820, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In SEP-2012
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006)
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
BASIN WATER SOURCES INC (Population served: 1,194, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
KACHESS CAMPGROUND/CLE ELUM RD (Address: 803 W. Second Street , Population served: 542, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
CASCADE FOOTHILLS LLC (Population served: 69, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 45 regular monitoring violations
MATHISON THOMAS ORCHARDS - STAYMAN (Population served: 47, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
COUGAR CAMPERS (Population served: 44, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cle Elum that have no violations reported:

  • INDIAN JOHN REST AREA (EB/WB) (Address: 151 S BULLFROG RD , Population served: 8,236, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ICE HARBOR WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 140, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LIBERTY CAFE (Population served: 112, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ENSIGN RANCH GIRLS CAMP (Population served: 101, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HIGHWAY 28 ORCHARD FARMWORKER (Population served: 96, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ENSIGN RANCH (Population served: 93, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DIAMOND POINT WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JACK RABBIT WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 52, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KTW ORCHARDS (Population served: 32, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.3%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.7%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Banks with branches in Cle Elum (2011 data):

  • Sterling Savings Bank: Cle Elum Branch at 201 East First Street, branch established on 1998/06/15. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • Cashmere Valley Bank: Cle Elum at 803 W. 1st Street, branch established on 2004/02/26. Info updated 2006/12/01: Bank assets: $1,176.0 mil, Deposits: $1,042.7 mil, headquarters in Cashmere, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Cashmere Valley Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Cle Elum Branch at 103 East First Street, branch established on 1939/07/19. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Cle Elum Branch at 303 East Railroad Street, branch established on 1995/06/27. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Cle Elum:

Marital status in Cle Elum, WA
  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 39.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 21.8%

For population 25 years and over in Cle Elum:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Washington average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Cle Elum
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cle Elum, WA (based on Kittitas County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,8003
Evangelical Protestant3,42725
Other1,97310
Mainline Protestant1,34611
None29,369-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
This county:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Kittitas County:

0.79 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Here:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Kittitas County:

13.36 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kittitas County:

6.2%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

21.8%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Kittitas County:

11.4%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cle Elum:

47.1%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cle Elum:

41.8%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.4%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cle Elum:

34.4%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Cle Elum:

52.8%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.6%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cle Elum, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 7$35,632$61,0830$0
Other Government Administration 3$18,162$72,6488$2,500
Other and Unallocable 2$7,364$44,1842$4,014
Water Supply 2$8,098$48,5880$0
Sewerage 2$7,424$44,5440$0
Streets and Highways 2$10,972$65,8320$0
Police - Other 1$3,996$47,9521$2,354
Financial Administration 1$4,600$55,2000$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,750
Firefighters 0$0 4$833
Local Libraries 0$0 2$1,100
Totals for Government 20$96,248$57,74918$12,551

Cle Elum government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $61,000 ($30.61)
    Police Protection: $19,000 ($9.53)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($4.01)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($4.01)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.50)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $943,000 ($473.16)
    Sewerage: $678,000 ($340.19)
    Water Utilities: $588,000 ($295.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $349,000 ($175.11)
    Central Staff Services: $346,000 ($173.61)
    General - Other: $305,000 ($153.04)
    Regular Highways: $271,000 ($135.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $164,000 ($82.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $110,000 ($55.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $73,000 ($36.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $71,000 ($35.62)
    Libraries: $69,000 ($34.62)
    Health - Other: $59,000 ($29.60)
    Financial Administration: $43,000 ($21.58)
    Natural Resources - Other: $36,000 ($18.06)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $31,000 ($15.55)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($3.01)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($3.01)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($23.08)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $184,000 ($92.32)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $107,000 ($53.69)
    Other - General - Other: $72,000 ($36.13)
    Other - Health - Other: $5,000 ($2.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $322,000 ($161.57)
    Air Transportation: $20,000 ($10.04)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($0.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,470,000 ($737.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $105,000 ($52.68)

Cle Elum government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $874,000 ($438.53)
    Solid Waste Management: $417,000 ($209.23)
    Other: $69,000 ($34.62)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $29,000 ($14.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $19,000 ($9.53)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $284,000 ($142.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $556,000 ($278.98)
    Special Assessments: $209,000 ($104.87)
    General Revenue - Other: $130,000 ($65.23)
    Donations From Private Sources: $59,000 ($29.60)
    Rents: $47,000 ($23.58)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($3.01)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $854,000 ($428.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $60,000 ($30.11)
    General Local Government Support: $22,000 ($11.04)
    Other: $17,000 ($8.53)
    Health and Hospitals: $2,000 ($1.00)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $734,000 ($368.29)
    Property: $547,000 ($274.46)
    Public Utilities Sales: $322,000 ($161.57)
    Other Selective Sales: $80,000 ($40.14)
    Other License: $27,000 ($13.55)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $17,000 ($8.53)
    Amusements Sales: $16,000 ($8.03)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $15,000 ($7.53)

Cle Elum government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,384,000 ($2199.70)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,193,000 ($2103.86)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $192,000 ($96.34)

Cle Elum government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,623,000 ($1316.11)

10.50% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($62,255 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.50%
Washington average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from King County, WA  2.56% ($98,683 average AGI)
from Yakima County, WA  0.85% ($46,969)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.77% ($52,750)


8.82% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,124 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.82%
Washington average:

6.40%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to King County, WA  1.87% ($45,569 average AGI)
to Yakima County, WA  0.81% ($26,126)
to Pierce County, WA  0.66% ($38,536)
Businesses in Cle Elum, WA
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1Safeway1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx2U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets1UPS2
Quiznos1Vons1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cle Elum:

  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KPQ (560 AM; 5 kW; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYAK (930 AM; 10 kW; YAKIMA, WA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cle Elum:

  • KPQ-FM (102.1 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESCOAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNWR (90.7 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KCSH (88.9 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • KOHO-FM (101.1 FM; LEAVENWORTH, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KXLE-FM (95.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: KXLE, INC.)
  • KQBE (103.1 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: PEAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • K232CV (94.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KPLW (89.9 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: GROWING CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKRV (104.7 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • Cle Elum, Washington
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents14
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities11
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents42
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents3
  • Washington average
  • Fatal accident count5783
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents8554
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2859
  • Fatalities6415
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents14920
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents636
See more detailed statistics of Cle Elum fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 38Number of bridges
  • 692ft / 211mTotal length
  • $89,885,000Total costs
  • 345,057Total average daily traffic
  • 71,211Total average daily truck traffic
  • 312,446Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cle Elum, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 241960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cle Elum, WA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cle Elum)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Cle Elum, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cle Elum)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cle Elum)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 47. The highest number of reported fires - 74 took place in 2004, and the least - 23 in 2009. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Cle Elum, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (41.9%), and Structure Fires (31.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cle Elum, WA
    • 33641.9%Outside Fires
    • 24831.0%Structure Fires
    • 15519.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 627.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cle Elum, WA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cle Elum, Washington:

  • Stewart Lodge, 805 W 1ST St, Cle Elum, Washington 98922 , Phone: (509) 674-4548
  • Best Western Snowcap Lodge, 809 W Davis St, Cle Elum, Washington 98922 , Phone: (509) 674-0200, Fax: (509) 674-2222
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cle Elum, Washington
Most common first names in Cle Elum, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5882.3 years
John5376.0 years
Robert2669.9 years
William2477.0 years
James2467.7 years
Frank2281.6 years
Charles1677.8 years
Margaret1680.6 years
George1573.2 years
Richard1469.7 years
Most common last names in Cle Elum, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson1280.7 years
Smith1164.2 years
Jones1083.0 years
Peterson1077.8 years
Johnson1080.6 years
Ballard772.9 years
Bresko676.4 years
Mcdonald685.3 years
Bailey675.8 years
Starkovich577.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cle Elum, WA
  • 38.3%Electricity
  • 17.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.0%Wood
  • 14.5%Utility gas
  • 12.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cle Elum, WA
  • 75.7%Electricity
  • 9.2%Wood
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.4%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel


Cle Elum compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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