For population 25 years and over in South Cle Elum:
For population 15 years and over in South Cle Elum town:
18 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.5% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,214 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (45.4 miles , pop. 71,845).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (71.4 miles , pop. 563,374).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (916.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Cle Elum, WA (1.0 miles ), Roslyn, WA (1.9 miles ), Ronald, WA (2.2 miles ), Manastash, WA (3.1 miles) , Easton, WA (3.3 miles ), Thorp, WA (3.9 miles ), Cliffdell, WA (4.2 miles) , Ellensburg, WA (4.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 47.19 N, Longitude: 120.95 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 509
Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-3.8%).
Work and jobs in South Cle Elum: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in South Cle Elum, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:South Cle Elum-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 128% 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 72.8 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 76.8 miles away from South 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 65.4 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 72.9 miles away from South 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 67.7 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).
Hospitals/medical centers near South Cle Elum:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Cle Elum:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.9%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
South Cle Elum compared to Washington state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for South Cle Elum town (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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South Cle Elum government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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South Cle Elum government finances - Cash and Securities 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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South Cle Elum fatal accident list:
Apr 25, 1993 09:15 AM, Mainstreet, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 7, 1980 12:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in South Cle Elum)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in South Cle Elum)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: