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Cle Elum, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Cle Elum had a population of 1,927 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cle Elum is located at latitude 47.1948 and longitude -120.9475 in Kittitas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cle Elum (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kittitas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,909 feet.

The City of Cle Elum (GNIS ID: 2409476) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Cle Elum is located within Cle Elum Division of Kittitas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cle Elum population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cle Elum: Clealum.

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Cle Elum, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,927
Population in Households 1,927
Population in Familes 1,417
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 505
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 862
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 502
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 503 (43.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 359 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 298 (25.7%)
Median Home Value $232,188
Average Home Value $272,804


Median Household Income $41,124
Average Household Income $56,331
Per Capita Income $25,408
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.7%
Households 0.09% 0.53%
Families 0.06% 0.55%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Cle Elum, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cle Elum to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 317 50th
Population Density1 # 416 34th
Diversity Index2 # 386 38th
Median Household Income # 493 22nd
Per Capita Income # 365 42nd

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