For population 25 years and over in Cle Elum:
For population 15 years and over in Cle Elum city:
68 residents are foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.6% North America, 0.5% Europe, 0.4% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,298 (0.5%)
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 ), Ellensburg, WA (4.8 miles ), Naneum, WA (4.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 47.19 N, Longitude: 120.94 W
Area code: 509
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Cle Elum detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Cle Elum tourist attractions:
Population change in the 1990s: -101 (-5.4%).
Work and jobs in Cle Elum: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Cle Elum, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Cle Elum-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 124% 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 the city 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 Cle Elum 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 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 73.9 miles away from Cle Elum center
On 1/29/1995 at 03:11:22, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.1 MW, 5.0 MD, Depth: 10.7 mi) earthquake occurred 68.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Kittitas County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 5, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Landslides: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Dick Scobee - (1939-1986), astronaut, Chuck Allen - Football player, George Strugar - Football player.
Airports located in Cle Elum:
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Public high school in Cle Elum:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Cle Elum:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Cle Elum and their reported violations in the past:CLE ELUM WATER DEPARTMENT (Address: 119 W First St , Population served: 1820, Surface_water):
Past health violations:WISH POOSH CG/CLE ELUM RD (Address: 803 SECOND ST , Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:ENSIGN RANCH (Population served: 93, Groundwater):
Past health violations:MINERAL SPRINGS RESORT (Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:DIAMOND POINT WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:TANEUM CAMPGROUND/CLE ELUM RD (Address: 803 SECOND ST , Population served: 39, Groundwater):
Past health violations:MINERAL SPRINGS CG/CLE ELUM RD (Address: 803 SECOND ST , Population served: 39, Groundwater):
Past health violations:ICE WATER CG/CLE ELUM RD (Address: 803 SECOND ST , Population served: 36, Groundwater):
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Cle Elum that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 17.1%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 2.9% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cle Elum, Washington:
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Religion statistics for Cle Elum (based on Kittitas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 29.82%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
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Cle Elum government finances in 2002(per resident):
11.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,920 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($99 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
11.05% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,845 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Cle Elum fatal accident list:
Apr 21, 2009 03:26 PM, I-90, Lat: 47.18950833, Lon: -120.9794722, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 5, 2008 09:09 AM, Sr-903, Lat: 47.195692, Lon: -120.944108, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 2, 2006 05:31 PM, I-90, Lat: 47.115689, Lon: -120.794783, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 26, 1996 05:09 AM, 92321, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 29, 1990 01:55 AM, I90, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 30, 1988 06:10 PM, 903, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 16, 1982 07:40 PM, 903, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 31 meters (102ft)
Total costs: $20,896,000
Total average daily traffic: 57,234
Total average daily truck traffic: 12,255
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cle Elum)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Cle Elum, WA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cle Elum)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cle Elum)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2013.