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Clallam County, Washington (WA)

County population in 2016: 74,570 (65% urban, 35% rural); it was 64,525 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 12,800
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,620
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 19,767
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,909 (it was 7,397 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

36%

Land area: 1739 sq. mi.

Water area: 930.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 43 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clallam County: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.6%), Educational, health and social services (21.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 60%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 32%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Clallam County, Washington:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (83.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.1%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (4.3%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • Asian alone (1.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.0%)
Median resident age:  50.8 years
Washington median age:  37.7 years
Males: 36,554  (49.0%)
Females: 38,016  (51.0%)
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Clallam County,WA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Clallam County:

2.0 people
Washington:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,587 ($36,449 in 1999)

This county:

$48,587
Washington:

$67,106

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $785 (lower quartile is $514, upper quartile is $959)
This county:

$785
State:

$999


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $225,200 (it was $125,200 in 2000)
Clallam:

$225,200
Washington:

$306,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $152,000 - $342,500

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $317,342
Here:

$317,342
State:

$404,096

Townhouses or other attached units: $273,519
Here:

$273,519
State:

$385,704

In 2-unit structures: $130,143
Here:

$130,143
State:

$303,123

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $176,565
Here:

$176,565
State:

$347,873

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $268,695
Here:

$268,695
State:

$370,648

Mobile homes: $108,664
Here:

$108,664
State:

$116,190

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $33,754
Here:

$33,754
State:

$133,868
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,309
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $413

Institutionalized population: 1,293

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 26
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 44
  • Burglaries: 216
  • Thefts: 514
  • Auto thefts: 90

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 21
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 55
  • Burglaries: 187
  • Thefts: 375
  • Auto thefts: 57
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 419 buildings, average cost: $197,400
  • 2008: 255 buildings, average cost: $211,800
  • 2009: 149 buildings, average cost: $211,100
  • 2010: 139 buildings, average cost: $199,100
  • 2011: 114 buildings, average cost: $207,900
  • 2012: 168 buildings, average cost: $192,100
  • 2013: 122 buildings, average cost: $213,200
  • 2014: 160 buildings, average cost: $222,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,894 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,133 (0.9%)

Clallam County household income distribution in 2009 Clallam County home values distribution Clallam County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.8%
Clallam County:

15.8%
Washington:

11.3%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.2% for Black residents, 22.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.0% for American Indian residents, 43.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.8% for other race residents, 13.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 50.8 years old
(Males: 49.0 years old, Females: 52.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 55.1 years old, Black residents: 20.8 years old, American Indian residents: 29.1 years old, Asian residents: 44.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.9 years old, Other race residents: 24.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clallam County is $458 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $596 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $871 a month.

Cities in this county include: Port Angeles, Agnew-Carlsborg, Sequim, Clallam Bay-Neah Bay, Forks, Crescent, Port Angeles East, Carlsborg, Neah Bay, Bell Hill.

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

2012 air pollution in Clallam County:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.106 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.033 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.000 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: McLean County, North Dakota , Mountrail County, North Dakota , Phillips County, Montana , Lake County, Minnesota , Sheridan County, North Dakota , Marshall County, Minnesota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,425
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,709 (50.7% naturalized citizens)

Clallam County:

5.0%
Whole state:

14.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 688
  • 2000 to 2009: 771
  • 1990 to 1999: 709
  • 1980 to 1989: 385
  • 1970 to 1979: 316
  • Before 1970: 1,445
Note: State values scaled to Clallam County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 93.6%

Clallam County marital status for males Clallam County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 26,656
  • One, attached: 1,286
  • Two: 1,042
  • 3 or 4: 481
  • 5 to 9: 480
  • 10 to 19: 734
  • 20 to 49: 649
  • 50 or more: 310
  • Mobile homes: 4,352
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 84

Housing units in Clallam County with a mortgage: 11,968 (302 second mortgage, 598 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 10,725

Here:

52.4% with mortgage
State:

69.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clallam County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,80359
Catholic4,5814
Other3,48718
Mainline Protestant3,03513
None50,498-
Clallam County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Clallam County:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 14
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Clallam County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 78
This county:

11.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clallam County:

8.9%
Washington:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Clallam County:

26.6%
State:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

13.9%

Agriculture in Clallam County:

Average size of farms: 49 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $39,050
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $39,916
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 34.70%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 41.87%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,578
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.77%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 25.67
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 18.45%
Vegetables: 32 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 121 acres

Earthquake activity:

Clallam County-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 127% 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 85.1 miles away from Clallam County 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 90.7 miles away from the county 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 88.0 miles away from the county 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 76.9 miles away from the county 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 98.0 miles away from Clallam County center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 518.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Washington Severe Winter Storm, Straight-Line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, Mudslides, and a Tornado, Incident Period: December 01, 2015 to December 14, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4253: February 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 4253, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Washington Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: November 12, 2015 to November 21, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4249: January 15, 2016, FEMA Id: 4249, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Washington Severe Windstorm, Incident Period: August 29, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4242: October 15, 2015, FEMA Id: 4242, Natural disaster type: Storm, Wind
  • Washington Severe Winter Storm, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: January 14, 2012 to January 23, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4056: March 05, 2012, FEMA Id: 4056, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Washington Severe Winter Storm, Landslides, Mudslides, and Flooding, Incident Period: January 06, 2009 to January 16, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1817: January 30, 2009, FEMA Id: 1817, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Washington Severe Winter Storm and Record and Near Record Snow, Incident Period: December 12, 2008 to January 05, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1825: March 02, 2009, FEMA Id: 1825, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • Washington Severe Storms, Flooding, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 01, 2007 to December 17, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1734: December 08, 2007, FEMA Id: 1734, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Washington Severe Winter Storm, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: December 14, 2006 to December 15, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1682: February 14, 2007, FEMA Id: 1682, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Mudslide, Landslide
  • Washington Severe Storms, Flooding, Tidal Surge, Landslides, and Mudslides, Incident Period: January 27, 2006 to February 04, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1641: May 17, 2006, FEMA Id: 1641, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Washington Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3227: September 07, 2005, FEMA Id: 3227, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Clallam County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 9, Landslides: 8, Winter Storms: 6, Winds: 4, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (17%)
  • Canada (13%)
  • Guatemala (8%)
  • England (6%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Denmark (4%)
  • Vietnam (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clallam County (%):

  • German (11%)
  • English (8%)
  • American (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • European (4%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Clallam County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 21,599 (77.8%)
  • Carpooled: 2,414 (8.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 399 (1.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 268 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 286 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 1,174 (4.2%)
  • Worked at home: 1,570 (5.7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Clallam County, Washington in 2000:

  • 1,204 people in state prisons
  • 281 people in nursing homes
  • 107 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 84 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 63 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 30 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 16 people in military ships
  • 13 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 10 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 7 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 4 people in other group homes
  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Clallam County, Washington in 2010:

  • 896 people in state prisons
  • 258 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 237 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 131 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 109 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 97 people in military ships
  • 57 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 32 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 27 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 19 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in college/university student housing
  • 6 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 5 people in maritime/merchant vessels
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,851.

5.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,497 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Washington average:

6.54%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($446 average AGI)
Clallam County:

0.06%
Washington average:

0.14%

2.71% relocated from other counties in Washington ($17,190 average AGI)
3.14% relocated from other states ($25,860 average AGI)
Clallam County:

3.14%
Washington average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  0.66% ($40,929 average AGI)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.30% ($33,939)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.28% ($37,636)
from Jefferson County, WA  0.27% ($32,411)
from Pierce County, WA  0.22% ($37,361)
from Whatcom County, WA  0.14% ($31,282)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.13% ($68,889)


5.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,966 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Washington average:

6.20%


0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($604 average AGI)
Clallam County:

0.07%
Washington average:

0.14%

2.57% relocated to other counties in Washington ($18,880 average AGI)
2.63% relocated to other states ($19,482 average AGI)
Clallam County:

2.63%
Washington average:

2.98%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  0.63% ($39,780 average AGI)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.31% ($41,940)
to Snohomish County, WA  0.23% ($36,111)
to Pierce County, WA  0.19% ($39,491)
to Jefferson County, WA  0.16% ($38,182)
to Whatcom County, WA  0.16% ($26,116)
to Thurston County, WA  0.14% ($35,711)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Births per 1000 population in Clallam County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Clallam County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Clallam County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.8%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clallam County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clallam County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 18,307 (15,872 aged, 2,435 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,632 (12%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Clallam County, Washington in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (1,102)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (956)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (759)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (626)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (559)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (536)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (250)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (240)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (237)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (227)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.95
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,393
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 377
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 41,984

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 821
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,202
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 51
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 99

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 216.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 124.1
  • Poisoning - 49.2
  • Other - 42.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 74,570
  • In family households: 56,862 (9,351 male householders, 9,710 female householders)
    14,879 spouses, 16,875 children (15,674 natural, 336 adopted, 865 stepchildren), 1,421 grandchildren, 248 brothers or sisters, 1,141 parents, 341 other relatives, 2,896 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 16,551 (6,375 male householders (5,165 living alone)), 6,401 female householders (5,363 living alone)), 3,775 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,157

Size of family households: 11,581 2-persons, 3,430 3-persons, 2,450 4-persons, 1,057 5-persons, 400 6-persons, 143 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 10,528 1-person, 1,582 2-persons, 417 3-persons, 206 4-persons, 43 7-or-more-persons.

8,061 married couples with children.
3,663 single-parent households (613 men, 3,050 women).

95.1% of residents of Clallam speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (41% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (60% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $540,901,000 ($7,970 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $27,394,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $294,396,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $90,834,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $14,286,000
Federal grants: $88,949,000
Federal procurement contracts: $15,606,000 ($933,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $36,829,000 ($58,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $920,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $21,618,000
Federal Government insurance: $73,139,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,186
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,226
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +393
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +6,317
Here:

+91 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Clallam County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.15 millions of gallons per day (97% from ground, 3% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 551
  • 2010 to 2013: 593
  • 2000 to 2009: 5,574
  • 1990 to 1999: 6,361
  • 1980 to 1989: 4,552
  • 1970 to 1979: 7,590
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,538
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,881
  • 1940 to 1949: 978
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,456
Note: State values scaled to Clallam population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clallam County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Clallam County population
  • 1 room: 117
  • 2 rooms: 189
  • 3 rooms: 799
  • 4 rooms: 3,186
  • 5 rooms: 4,998
  • 6 rooms: 5,868
  • 7 rooms: 4,102
  • 8 rooms: 1,592
  • 9+ rooms: 1,842
  • 1 room: 207
  • 2 rooms: 586
  • 3 rooms: 1,428
  • 4 rooms: 3,203
  • 5 rooms: 2,060
  • 6 rooms: 768
  • 7 rooms: 699
  • 8 rooms: 36
  • 9+ rooms: 157
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clallam County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Clallam County population
  • no bedroom: 117
  • 1 bedroom: 1,223
  • 2 bedrooms: 6,811
  • 3 bedrooms: 10,837
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,379
  • 5+ bedrooms: 326
  • no bedroom: 339
  • 1 bedroom: 1,715
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,445
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,048
  • 4 bedrooms: 567
  • 5+ bedrooms: 30
Cars and other vehicles available in Clallam County, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Clallam County population
  • no vehicle: 818
  • 1 vehicle: 5,230
  • 2 vehicles: 9,300
  • 3 vehicles: 4,869
  • 4 vehicles: 1,549
  • 5+ vehicles: 927
  • no vehicle: 1,597
  • 1 vehicle: 3,783
  • 2 vehicles: 2,515
  • 3 vehicles: 731
  • 4 vehicles: 398
  • 5+ vehicles: 120

85% of Clallam County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 35% lived in Washington.

Clallam County:

85.5%
State average:

82.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 35,892
  • Other state: 34,455
  • Northeast: 3,893
  • Midwest: 9,987
  • South: 5,223
  • West: 15,352

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clallam County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (80.8%)
  • Wood (13.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.6%)
  • Utility gas (1.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Solar energy (0.1%)
  • Electricity (84.1%)
  • Wood (11.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • Utility gas (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 343
Here:

6.5%
Washington:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 93
Here:

2.8%
Washington:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 262
Here:

8.3%
Washington:

16.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Clallam County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,461,000
    General - Other: $1,857,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,201,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,960,000
    Health - Other: $3,847,000
    Regular Highways: $3,487,000
    Police Protection: $3,355,000
    General - Other: $1,996,000
    Financial Administration: $1,957,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,790,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,363,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,200,000
    Housing and Community Development: $801,000
    Sewerage: $203,000
    Solid Waste Management: $101,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $90,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $626,000
    General - Other: $375,000
    Central Staff Services: $286,000
    Regular Highways: $192,000
    Police Protection: $21,000
    Health - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,652,000

Clallam County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,264,000
    Sewerage: $226,000
    Parks and Recreation: $208,000
    Regular Highways: $15,000
    Housing and Community Development: $10,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,123,000
    Natural Resources: $236,000
    General Local Government Support: $196,000
    Public Welfare: $15,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $977,000
    Health and Hospitals: $45,000
    Highways: $42,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,587,000
    Interest Earnings: $1,452,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $664,000
    Rents: $419,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $364,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $81,000
    Special Assessments: $25,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,184,000
    Highways: $3,174,000
    Health and Hospitals: $3,033,000
    General Local Government Support: $173,000
    Public Welfare: $150,000
    Education: $35,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,739,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,251,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $2,903,000
    Severance: $782,000
    Other License: $747,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $568,000
    Other Selective Sales: $504,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $418,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $48,000

Clallam County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $750,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $750,000

Clallam County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $36,251,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,567
  • Number of aged recipients: 68
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,499
  • Number of recipients under 18: 167
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,224
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 176
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 487
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 760
Clallam County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Clallam County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Clallam County, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John51975.9 years
William49076.0 years
Robert47574.2 years
James35872.2 years
Mary32982.0 years
Charles29776.6 years
George29178.0 years
Dorothy26080.0 years
Helen24281.6 years
Donald21973.3 years
Most common last names in Clallam County, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson24377.2 years
Smith20276.6 years
Brown12279.2 years
Anderson11777.5 years
Miller10977.5 years
Jones10977.7 years
Thompson8477.2 years
Nelson8179.0 years
Wilson7977.4 years
Williams7974.5 years
Businesses in Clallam County, WA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets13
Applebee's1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance3
Baskin-Robbins1Nike7
Budget Car Rental2Nissan1
Burger King1Office Depot1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Costco1Quality2
Dairy Queen2RadioShack2
Days Inn1Rite Aid3
Decora Cabinetry2Sears2
Discount Tire1Staples1
Domino's Pizza2Starbucks4
Econo Lodge1Subaru1
Fashion Bug1Subway1
FedEx8Super 81
Ford1T-Mobile3
GNC3Taco Bell1
GameStop1Toyota1
Goodwill1True Value1
H&R Block4U-Haul4
Holiday Inn1UPS11
Home Depot1Vans1
Honda1Volkswagen1
IHOP1Vons3
JCPenney1Walgreens2
Jack In The Box1Walmart2
KFC1Wendy's1
Kroger1YMCA1
La-Z-Boy1

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  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 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+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"