Elma, Washington

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Population in 2014: 3,018 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.0%
 
Males: 1,652  (54.7%)
Females: 1,366  (45.3%)
Median resident age:  32.4 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98541.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,224 (it was $32,031 in 2000)
Elma:

$39,224
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,578 (it was $13,629 in 2000)

Elma city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $152,531 (it was $96,000 in 2000)
Elma:

$152,531
WA:

$250,800

Median gross rent in 2013: $702.

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  • Races in Elma, WA (2013)

    Elma races chart
    • 2,54183.7%White alone
    • 2568.4%Asian alone
    • 1073.5%Hispanic
    • 511.7%American Indian alone
    • 250.8%Two or more races
    • 50.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Elma: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.2%), United States (11.9%), French (6.2%), Irish (5.8%), Norwegian (5.5%), English (4.0%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1890

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 1.68 square miles.

Population density: 1,794 people per square mile   (low).

Elma,WA real estate house value index trend

Elma, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Elma:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Elma city:

  • Never married: 46.3%
  • Now married: 29.3%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

202 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 1.1% Asia, 0.8% Europe).

This city:

6.7%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Elma, Washington as of December 02, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Elma to the number of sex offenders is 436 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,729 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,414 (1.3%)

Elma satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (42.9 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (66.1 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (931.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Satsop, WA (1.8 miles ), Malone, WA (2.2 miles ), Malone-Porter, WA (2.3 miles ), Brady, WA (2.3 miles ), Porter, WA (2.5 miles ), McCleary, WA (2.7 miles ), Montesano, WA (3.0 miles ), Wynoochee, WA (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $81,400
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $85,600
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $154,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $218,200
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $70,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.01 N, Longitude: 123.41 W

Area code: 360

Elma household income distribution Elma home values distribution

Crime rates in Elma by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1111230212202
per 100,000 31.931.931.631.362.294.40.064.232.263.464.00.066.4
Robberies 1031142342201
per 100,000 31.90.094.731.331.1125.963.696.3128.963.464.00.033.2
Assaults 01222310694346
per 100,000 0.031.963.162.662.294.4317.9192.7290.0126.796.0131.9199.2
Burglaries 30371767558350384435474037
per 100,000 955.71,179.8536.62,095.71,709.12,612.51,589.31,220.31,418.01,109.01,504.01,318.81,228.4
Thefts 124991062111921721541131041131269179
per 100,000 3,950.33,156.93,346.06,599.95,966.45,413.94,895.13,628.83,351.63,580.54,032.03,000.32,622.8
Auto thefts 151072928339185168127
per 100,000 477.9318.9221.0907.1870.11,038.7286.1578.0161.1507.0256.0395.6232.4
Arson 1011001001100
per 100,000 31.90.031.631.30.00.031.80.00.031.732.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 302.8270.4259.3538.4507.1624.3419.0401.8374.4362.0382.5274.5317.3

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Crime rate in Elma detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Washington average:

1.47
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.8%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-0.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (22%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (21%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Elma: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Elma, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Elma-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 156% 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 45.9 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 39.4 miles away from Elma 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 54.9 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 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 8.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 449.0 miles away from Elma center
On 8/17/1991 at 22:17:14, a magnitude 7.1 (6.2 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.1 MW, 6.8 ML, Depth: 8.4 mi) earthquake occurred 379.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grays Harbor County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 13, Mudslides: 8, Landslides: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Snows: 2, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elma topographic map

Birthplace of: Bud Ward - Professional golfer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Elma:

  • SUMMIT PACIFIC MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 600 EAST MAIN STREET)
  • BEECHWOOD NURSING HOME (308 EAST YOUNG STREET)
  • OAKHURST CONVALESCENT CENTER (506 EAST YOUNG STREET)

airports located in Elma:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elma:

  • The Evergreen State College (about 21 miles; Olympia, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,613)
  • South Puget Sound Community College (about 23 miles; Olympia, WA; FT enrollment: 3,981)
  • Centralia College (about 30 miles; Centralia, WA; FT enrollment: 2,354)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 41 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 45 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 45 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)
  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 47 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,548)

Public high schools in Elma:

Public elementary/middle schools in Elma:

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Notable locations in Elma: Elma Fire Department Station 88 (A), Grays Harbor County Fire Protection District 5 Station 54 Headquarters (B), Elma Timberland Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Elma include: Elma United Methodist Church (A), Christian Missionary Alliance (B), Church of God (C), First Baptist Church (D), Grace Community Church (E), Lighthouse Baptist Church (F), Maranatha Church (G), Northwest Life Center (H), Saint Joseph's Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Elma include: Ladysmith Park (1), Murry Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: D J Darts & Hobby (Amusement & Theme Parks; 4741 USHighway 12).

Hotels: Parkhurst Motel (208 East Main Street), Coin-Op Laundry (208 East Main Street), Elma Microtel Inn (800 East Main Street).

Court: Elma City - Municipal Court Clerk's Ofc (City Hall).

Grays Harbor County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2003 was 28.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 7.42. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.42
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.4%
(19.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.2%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.9%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
50 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
44 people in other group homes in 2000

Elma, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Elma (2011 data):

  • Anchor Bank: 02 - Elma Branch at Third And Eaton Streets, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $486.5 mil, Deposits: $352.2 mil, headquarters in Aberdeen, WA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Anchor Bancorp, Inc.
  • Timberland Bank: Elma Branch at 313 Waldrip Street, branch established on 1978/12/01. Info updated 2008/07/15: Bank assets: $731.3 mil, Deposits: $589.4 mil, headquarters in Hoquiam, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Timberland Bancorp, Inc.
  • Sterling Savings Bank: Elma Branch at 106 South Third 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Washington average:

11.4

Elma travel time to work - commute Elma mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elma city (based on Grays Harbor County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic7,6028
Evangelical Protestant7,08358
Other3,50614
Mainline Protestant3,45925
None51,147-
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: 25
Grays Harbor County:

3.51 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Grays Harbor County:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Grays Harbor County:

4.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 64
Here:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.0%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Grays Harbor County:

33.8%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.4%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

60.1%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

62.4%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Elma:

27.3
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

15.7%
Washington:

21.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Elma:

6.9
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.3%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
This city:

66.8%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.6%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elma, 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
Financial Administration 3$9,029$36,1160$0
Other Government Administration 1$7,124$85,4887$2,835
Judicial and Legal 1$4,600$55,2002$2,864
Police Protection - Officers 9$45,232$60,3090$0
Police - Other 1$3,516$42,1920$0
Firefighters 0$0 28$1,675
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,164
Streets and Highways 1$5,544$66,5280$0
Sewerage 3$10,125$40,5000$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,637$43,6440$0
Water Supply 3$13,075$52,3000$0
Other and Unallocable 1$6,687$80,2440$0
Totals for Government 24$108,569$54,28538$8,538

Elma government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $533,000 ($176.61)
    General: $294,000 ($97.42)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $556,000 ($184.23)
    General - Other: $517,000 ($171.31)
    Regular Highways: $459,000 ($152.09)
    Solid Waste Management: $359,000 ($118.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $148,000 ($49.04)
    Financial Administration: $104,000 ($34.46)
    Fire Protection: $66,000 ($21.87)
    Central Staff Services: $53,000 ($17.56)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $46,000 ($15.24)
    Libraries: $39,000 ($12.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $34,000 ($11.27)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($8.61)
    Corrections - Other: $23,000 ($7.62)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($5.30)
    Health Services - Other: $3,000 ($0.99)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($13.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,449,000 ($480.12)
    Police Protection: $49,000 ($16.24)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($4.97)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($4.31)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($1.66)
    Natural Resource - Other: $2,000 ($0.66)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.66)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $875,000 ($289.93)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($1.33)

Elma government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $892,000 ($295.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $349,000 ($115.64)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($5.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $487,000 ($161.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $123,000 ($40.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $96,000 ($31.81)
    General Revenue, NEC: $95,000 ($31.48)
    Special Assessments: $3,000 ($0.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($8.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,625,000 ($538.44)
    Highways: $566,000 ($187.54)
    General Support: $27,000 ($8.95)
  • Tax - Property: $489,000 ($162.03)
    Total General Sales: $347,000 ($114.98)
    Public Utilities: $189,000 ($62.62)
    NEC: $38,000 ($12.59)
    Other Selective Sales: $21,000 ($6.96)

Elma government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($19.88)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $849,000 ($281.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $450,000 ($149.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $335,000 ($111.00)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($14.91)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $64,000 ($21.21)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($4.97)

Elma government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,920,000 ($636.18)

5.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($433 average AGI)
Grays Harbor County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Thurston County, WA  0.88% ($35,151 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.63% ($39,770)
from Pierce County, WA  0.47% ($37,230)


5.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
Washington average:

6.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Thurston County, WA  1.17% ($32,147 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.57% ($31,196)
to Pierce County, WA  0.41% ($32,420)

Strongest AM radio stations in Elma:

  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMAS (1030 AM; 10 kW; SHELTON, WA; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • 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.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KXRO (1320 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KGHO (920 AM; 5 kW; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: SPENCER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elma:

  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KGY-FM (96.9 FM; MCCLEARY, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)
  • KAYO-FM (99.3 FM; ELMA, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRXY (94.5 FM; SHELTON, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KSWW (102.1 FM; MONTESANO, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJET (105.7 FM; SOUTH BEND, WA; Owner: JODESHA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXXK (95.3 FM; HOQUIAM, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KDUX-FM (104.7 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • K205EN (88.9 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K207DB (89.3 FM; ABERDEEN, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K220HE (91.9 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • K205DD (88.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KITI-FM (95.1 FM; WINLOCK, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KACS (90.5 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CHEHALIS VALLEY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • K254AP (98.7 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
Elma fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Elma fatal accident list:

Feb 5, 2007 05:51 PM, Main St, 6th St, Lat: 47.00381, Lon: -123.40787, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 25, 2006 00:07 AM, West Main, N 11th, Lat: 47.00330, Lon: -123.41403, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 3, 1999 02:45 PM, Us-12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
Feb 3, 1978 02:05 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 53m174ftTotal length
  • $44,500,000Total costs
  • 71,211Total average daily traffic
  • 8,788Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 51960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Elma, WA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elma)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Elma, WA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elma)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: BEECH 23 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 113 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2358Q , Serial Number: M-427, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 05/23/1963
    Registrant (Corporation): Gold Beach Aircraft, 44 Airport Way, Elma, WA 98541
  • Aircraft: RICHARD LEE HUTCHINSON CORSAIR (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 536FC , Serial Number: 536
    Registrant (Individual): Richard L Hutchinson, 82 Malone Hill Rd, Elma, WA 98541
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-340 SERIES (170 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 688PA , Serial Number: 25535, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 10/23/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Vering Frederic C Le, 67 Preston Rd, Elma, WA 98541
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7207X , Serial Number: 15059307, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 07/01/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Michael S Pierce, 470 Wenzel Slough Rd, Elma, WA 98541
  • Aircraft: RANDY A WOLLEN ZENITH CH 750 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-200-D (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7977P , Serial Number: 75-8270, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 10/27/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Randy A Wollen, Po Box 87, Elma, WA 98541
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9442E , Serial Number: 11AC-1079, Airworthiness Date: 08/21/1955
    Registrant (Individual): James D Tisler, Po Box 241, Elma, WA 98541

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

KELSO LDS CHURCH (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • MORTON LDS CHURCH (Population served: 71, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 56
  • Hazardous Condition: 9
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Elma

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elma, WA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (77%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • No fuel used (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Elma, WA
NameCountNameCount
MasterBrand Cabinets3U-Haul1
Microtel1UPS2
Subway1

Elma compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Elma on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Cambodia (population 500+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 9 pilots and 10 other airmen in this city.
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  • Kent H. Keeran (5)
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  • Harold Parker (1)
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  • Collin James Mcmaster (1)
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Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2016.