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Clarkston is a city in Asotin County, in the Lewiston metro area.

The community was named for Capt. William Clark, explorer.

The latitude of Clarkston is 46.416N. The longitude is -117.044W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 807 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,211.


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Median household income
Local
$25,907
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Clarkston demographic reports
Clarkston is on the flats of the Snake River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 29. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Dogwood Festival - April 1-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Clarkston web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Chief Timothy State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Municipal address:
830 5th St.
Clarkston, WA 99403

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Ancestry & family history

24% of Clarkston residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clarkston ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clarkston was $14,673, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

13% of Clarkston residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Clarkston, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $413.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $704.


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Libraries in Clarkston include Asotin County Library, Heights Branch Library ... View libraries

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National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KNWV.

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Asotin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clarkston political report.

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The average commute time for Clarkston workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Clarkston include Best Western Rivertree Inn, Motel 6, Quality Inn.

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