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Cle Elum is a city in Kittitas County, in the Ellensburg metro area.

The community name derives from Indian term for "swift water"

The latitude of Cle Elum is 47.195N. The longitude is -120.938W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,913 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,792.


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Median household income
Local
$28,144
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cle Elum demographic reports
Grew after coal was discovered here in 1884
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Francis R. (Dick) Scobee, astronaut who died in 1986 explosion of Space Shuttle Challenger
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Easton State Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
Municipal address:
119 W. 1st
Cle Elum, WA 98922

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21% of Cle Elum residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cle Elum ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cle Elum was $16,620, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Cle Elum residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Cle Elum, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $347.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $887.


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Libraries in Cle Elum include Cle Elum (Carpenter Memorial) Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Cle Elum include Northern Kittias County Tribune

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Kittitas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cle Elum political report.

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The average commute time for Cle Elum workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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