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Elma is a city in Grays Harbor County, in the Aberdeen metro area.

The community was named after Elma Austin, settler.

The latitude of Elma is 47.003N. The longitude is -123.407W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 49 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,131.


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Median household income
Local
$32,031
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Elma demographic reports
Elma is in the Chehalis River Valley.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Outlaw Days - Aug. 25-26, 2007
  • Grays Harbor Country Fair - Aug. 8-12, 2007
Dates often change. Check Elma web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Elma demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grays Harbor County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98541 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Elma residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elma ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elma was $13,629, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

10% of Elma residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Elma festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Elma, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $400.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $869.


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Libraries in Elma include Elma Timberland Library ... View libraries

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Grays Harbor County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elma political report.

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The average commute time for Elma workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Elma include Microtel Inn.

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