Clarkston, Washington

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Population in 2019: 7,375 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.5%
 
Males: 3,753  (50.9%)
Females: 3,622  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

36.3 years
Washington median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 99403.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,862 (it was $25,907 in 2000)
Clarkston:

$42,862
WA:

$78,687

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,119 (it was $14,673 in 2000)

Clarkston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $163,501 (it was $76,400 in 2000)
Clarkston:

$163,501
WA:

$387,600

Median gross rent in 2019: $804.

March 2019 cost of living index in Clarkston: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.5%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.9% for American Indian residents, 24.0% for other race residents, 41.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Clarkston, WA (2019)
    • 6,45685.0%White alone
    • 5517.3%Hispanic
    • 2473.3%Two or more races
    • 1321.7%American Indian alone
    • 1161.5%Asian alone
    • 30.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Clarkston, Washington as of May 10, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clarkston is 236 to 1.


Crime rates in Clarkston by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

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)
1
(13.5)
2
(27.1)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(13.5)
1
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.8)
8
(112.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
2
(27.1)
5
(67.7)
6
(81.9)
5
(67.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.7)
4
(56.2)
5
(69.5)
2
(28.0)
2
(27.2)
9
(123.4)
5
(67.7)
7
(94.8)
2
(27.3)
4
(53.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(148.0)
12
(166.0)
17
(238.7)
13
(180.7)
8
(112.1)
12
(163.4)
17
(233.0)
27
(365.8)
15
(203.1)
18
(245.6)
8
(107.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
33
(444.1)
23
(318.1)
38
(533.5)
55
(764.5)
50
(700.8)
55
(749.1)
81
(1,110)
76
(1,030)
56
(758.1)
69
(941.3)
70
(943.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
304
(4,092)
314
(4,342)
302
(4,240)
271
(3,767)
326
(4,569)
355
(4,835)
444
(6,086)
352
(4,768)
504
(6,823)
474
(6,467)
264
(3,559)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
25
(336.5)
21
(290.4)
7
(98.3)
20
(278.0)
7
(98.1)
2
(27.2)
22
(301.6)
13
(176.1)
9
(121.8)
13
(177.4)
8
(107.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(56.1)
2
(27.2)
1
(13.7)
4
(54.2)
4
(54.1)
1
(13.6)
2
(27.0)
City-Data.com crime index262.0271.7279.4305.7360.2288.9439.9419.1513.1488.8308.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Clarkston, WA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Washington average:

1.44
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Ancestries: German (15.7%), English (9.7%), American (8.3%), Irish (8.0%), Italian (2.1%), Dutch (1.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Elevation: 820 feet

Land area: 1.93 square miles.

Population density: 3,825 people per square mile   (average).

Clarkston, Washington map

258 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.5% Africa, 0.4% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

3.4%
Washington:

14.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,574 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,378 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (87.6 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (255.2 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (855.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

West Clarkston-Highland, WA (1.0 miles ),
Lewiston, ID (1.6 miles ),
Clarkston Heights-Vineland, WA (1.6 miles ),
Asotin, WA (2.3 miles ),
Uniontown, WA (3.0 miles ),
Genesee, ID (3.3 miles ),
Colton, WA (3.4 miles ),
Lapwai, ID (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 46.41 N, Longitude: 117.05 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,787 (+23.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,097 (32.9%)

Area code: 509

Distribution of median household income in Clarkston, WA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Clarkston, WA in 2019
Clarkston satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Washington:

5.9%
Historical population in Clarkston, WA
Historical housing units in Clarkston, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +464 (+6.8%).
Most common industries in Clarkston, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.2%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.0%)
  • Paper (5.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
  • Wood products (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.6%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Clarkston, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)

Average climate in Clarkston, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Clarkston, 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 82.2. This is about average.

City:

82.2
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.58
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Clarkston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 1108% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 226.1 miles away from Clarkston center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 335.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 264.3 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 3/31/2020 at 23:52:30, a magnitude 6.5 (6.5 MW, Depth: 7.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 164.2 miles away from Clarkston center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 409.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW) earthquake occurred 266.2 miles away from Clarkston center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Asotin County (10) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clarkston topographic map

Main business address for: FIRSTBANK NW CORP (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED).

Hospitals and medical centers in Clarkston:

  • TRI-STATE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1221 HIGHLAND AVENUE)
  • EAGLE REHABILITATION AT CLARKSTON (1242 ELEVENTH STREET)
  • TRI-STATE HEALTH AND REHAB CTR (1255 BELMONT WAY)
  • TRI-STATE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC DIALYSIS UNIT (1221 HIGHLAND)
  • TRI STATE MEMORL HOSP HH AND HP (1100 HIGHLAND AVENUE)

Heliports and other landing facilities located in Clarkston:

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Amtrak station near Clarkston:

  • 4 miles: LEWISTON (3120 NORTH-SOUTH HWY.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clarkston:

  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 2 miles; Lewiston, ID; Full-time enrollment: 3,199)
  • University of Idaho (about 22 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Washington State University (about 23 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 64 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 79 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • North Idaho College (about 89 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Community College (about 89 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)

Public high schools in Clarkston:

Public elementary/middle schools in Clarkston:

Private elementary/middle schools in Clarkston:

  • HOLY FAMILY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 117, Location: 1002 CHESTNUT ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • THE OHANA EDUCATION CENTER (Students: 40, Location: 1465 POPLAR ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Clarkston

Library in Clarkston:

  • ASOTIN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $574,261; Location: 417 SYCAMORE; 62,481 books; 2,257 audio materials; 1,592 video materials; 12 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 128 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Clarkston: Gateway Square (A), Asotin County Library (B), Clarkston Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Westgate Shopping Center (1), Clarkston Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Clarkston include: Beachview Park (1), Vernon Park (2), Foster Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Hells Canyon Visitor Association (800 Port Way), Snake Dancer Excursions (Tours & Charters; 1550 Port Drive #b).

Hotels: Hacienda Lodge (812 Bridge Street), Motel 6 (222 Bridge Street), Golden Key Motel (1376 Bridge Street), Best Western Rivertree Inn (1257 Bridge St), Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center (700 Port Drive).

Courts: Asotin County - Vehicle Licensing Court House (914 6th Street), United States Government - Agriculture Dept- USDA Service Centers- Clark (720 6th Street).

Birthplace of: Joe Stegner - Idaho state senator, Josh Heytvelt - College basketball player (Gonzaga Bulldogs).

Asotin 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 Clarkston and their reported violations in the past:

ADELE'S OASIS (Serves ND, Population served: 54, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
USFS PITTSBURG LANDING CAMPGROUND (Serves ID, Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In FEB-01-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2011), St Public Notif requested (APR-28-2011), St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-2011)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

54.1%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.0%
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: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Clarkston in 2010:

  • 84 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 47 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Clarkston in 2000:

  • 117 people in nursing homes
  • 93 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 15 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 6 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Banks with branches in Clarkston (2011 data):

  • Sterling Savings Bank: Fbnb Clarkston Branch at 1300 16th Avenue, branch established on 1920/01/01; Clarkston Branch at 303 Diagonal, branch established on 1965/01/01. 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
  • Twin River National Bank: at 900 5th Street, branch established on 1979/11/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $72.3 mil, Deposits: $66.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Twin River Financial Corp.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Clarkston Branch at 748 Sixth Street, branch established on 1956/05/21. 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
  • Community Bank: Clarkston Branch at 118 Bridge St, branch established on 2009/10/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $360.5 mil, Deposits: $317.3 mil, headquarters in Joseph, OR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Banner Bank: Clarkston Branch at 749 Sixth Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $4,048.2 mil, Deposits: $3,348.4 mil, headquarters in Walla Walla, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 87 total offices, Holding Company: Banner Corporation
  • Columbia State Bank: Clarkston Branch at 233 Bridge Street, branch established on 2006/12/26. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Clarkston Branch at 615 6th Street, branch established on 1964/02/14. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Clarkston:

Marital status in Clarkston, WA
  • Never married: 35.0%
  • Now married: 33.7%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 22.2%

For population 25 years and over in Clarkston:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.0
Washington average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Clarkston
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Clarkston, WA (based on Asotin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic2,5291
Evangelical Protestant1,93021
Other1,6064
Mainline Protestant1,1927
Black Protestant1801
None14,186-
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: 4
Asotin County:

1.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Asotin County:

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Asotin County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

7.59 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

8.9%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.8%
Washington:

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

12.5%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.9%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.8%
State:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Clarkston:

28.6
State:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.5%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.6%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clarkston:

6.9
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Clarkston:

34.2%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Clarkston:

56.8%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Clarkston:

77.8%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clarkston, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 14$79,408$68,0642$609
Firefighters 11$75,542$82,40920$7,070
Sewerage 5$23,624$56,6980$0
Solid Waste Management 5$21,242$50,9810$0
Streets and Highways 4$19,644$58,9320$0
Financial Administration 4$19,174$57,5220$0
Other and Unallocable 2$10,570$63,4200$0
Parks and Recreation 1$4,208$50,4960$0
Police - Other 1$3,270$39,2400$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$2,350
Fire - Other 0$0 1$2,756
Totals for Government 47$256,682$65,53631$12,784

Clarkston government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $20,000 ($2.71)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,615,000 ($218.98)
    Sewerage: $1,356,000 ($183.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,078,000 ($146.17)
    Health - Other: $966,000 ($130.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $854,000 ($115.80)
    Regular Highways: $627,000 ($85.02)
    General - Other: $267,000 ($36.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $232,000 ($31.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $182,000 ($24.68)
    Housing and Community Development: $113,000 ($15.32)
    Financial Administration: $112,000 ($15.19)
    Central Staff Services: $42,000 ($5.69)
    General Public Buildings: $23,000 ($3.12)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $730,000 ($98.98)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $77,000 ($10.44)
    Other - General - Other: $56,000 ($7.59)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $54,000 ($7.32)
    Other - Sewerage: $28,000 ($3.80)
    Other - Health - Other: $19,000 ($2.58)
    Other - Financial Administration: $11,000 ($1.49)
    Other - Regular Highways: $5,000 ($0.68)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($0.41)
    Other - Protective Inspection and Regulations: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $278,000 ($37.69)
    Sewerage: $100,000 ($13.56)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($4.75)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($0.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.54)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.54)
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000 ($0.54)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,459,000 ($469.02)

Clarkston government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,157,000 ($292.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,162,000 ($157.56)
    Other: $559,000 ($75.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $242,000 ($32.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $110,000 ($14.92)
    Rents: $32,000 ($4.34)
    General Revenue - Other: $11,000 ($1.49)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.41)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $223,000 ($30.24)
    Highways: $164,000 ($22.24)
    General Local Government Support: $96,000 ($13.02)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,040,000 ($276.61)
    Property: $1,485,000 ($201.36)
    Public Utilities Sales: $961,000 ($130.31)
    Other Selective Sales: $123,000 ($16.68)
    Other License: $84,000 ($11.39)
    Amusements Sales: $69,000 ($9.36)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $67,000 ($9.08)
    Motor Vehicle License: $32,000 ($4.34)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $30,000 ($4.07)

Clarkston government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,251,000 ($2474.71)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,795,000 ($2412.88)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,041,000 ($141.15)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $585,000 ($79.32)

9.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,419 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.02%
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 Nez Perce County, ID  3.75% ($49,768 average AGI)
from Whitman County, WA  0.50% ($36,238)
from Spokane County, WA  0.43% ($29,472)


8.15% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.15%
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 Nez Perce County, ID  3.66% ($37,237 average AGI)
to Spokane County, WA  0.54% ($43,200)
to Latah County, ID  0.33% ($46,296)
Businesses in Clarkston, WA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike2
Albertsons1Pizza Hut1
Arby's1Quality1
Baskin-Robbins1Sprint Nextel1
Best Western1Starbucks2
ColorTyme1T-Mobile2
Costco1True Value1
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
McDonald's1Walmart1
Motel 61

Strongest AM radio stations in Clarkston:

  • KOZE (950 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KRLC (1350 AM; 5 kW; CLARKSTON LEWISTON,, WA; Owner: IDA-VEND COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCLK (1430 AM; 5 kW; ASOTIN, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KWSU (1250 AM; 5 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KLER (1300 AM; 5 kW; OROFINO, ID; Owner: CENTRAL IDAHO BROADCASTING)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clarkston:

  • KMOK (106.9 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: IDA-VEND COMPANY, INC.)
  • KVTY (105.1 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: IDAVEND CO. INC.)
  • KCLK-FM (94.1 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KVAB (102.9 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: CLARKSTON BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KNWV (90.5 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KATW (101.5 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: PACIFIC EMPIRE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KOZE-FM (96.5 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KRLF (88.5 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: LIVING FAITH F/SHIP EDUC. MINISTRIES)
  • KZZL-FM (99.5 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KHTR (104.3 FM; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KZFN (106.1 FM; MOSCOW, ID; Owner: KRPL, INC.)
  • KRFA-FM (91.7 FM; MOSCOW, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KLHS-FM (88.9 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO.1)
  • KNWO (90.1 FM; COTTONWOOD, ID; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KRAO-FM (102.5 FM; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)
  • KORT-FM (92.7 FM; GRANGEVILLE, ID; Owner: 4-K RADIO, INC.)
  • KZHR (92.5 FM; DAYTON, WA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • K207DO (89.3 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K265AP (100.9 FM; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: ALACCA BIBLE CONFERENCE)
  • K215EB (90.3 FM; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Clarkston:

  • KLEW-TV (Channel 3; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - WASHINGTON TV, L.L.C.)
  • K49EV (Channel 49; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: UPPER COLUMBIA MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • K55HZ (Channel 55; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • K21CC (Channel 21; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: ORCHARDS COMMUNITY TV ASSN., INC.)
  • K53GN (Channel 53; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: SPOKANE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 81)
  • K35BW (Channel 35; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: ORCHARDS COMMUNITY TV ASSN., INC.)
  • K45FZ (Channel 45; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUID-TV (Channel 12; MOSCOW, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, STATE OF IDAHO)
  • K47BW (Channel 47; LEWISTON, ETC., ID; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KVBI-LP (Channel 42; CLARKSTON, WA; Owner: LIFE OF VICTORY TV, INC.)
  • K15CH (Channel 15; LEWISTON, ID; Owner: ORCHARDS COMMUNITY TV ASSN., INC.)
Clarkston fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Clarkston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 8.8mTotal length
  • $43,643,000Total costs
  • 27,683Total average daily traffic
  • 1,302Total average daily truck traffic
  • 32,415Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 79. The highest number of fire incidents - 155 took place in 2003, and the least - 13 in 2016. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Clarkston, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (54.7%), and Structure Fires (31.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Clarkston, WA
    • 73354.7%Outside Fires
    • 42031.4%Structure Fires
    • 14811.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 382.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Clarkston, WA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clarkston, WA
  • 72.1%Utility gas
  • 23.8%Electricity
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Clarkston, WA
  • 57.6%Electricity
  • 29.6%Utility gas
  • 7.7%Wood
  • 2.9%Other fuel
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Clarkston compared to Washington state average:

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

Clarkston on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
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