Cle Elum, WA Population

Population: 1,755. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,796 (+2.3% change)
Males: 846 (48.2%), Females: 909 (51.8%)

Kittitas County

Zip code: 98922

Median resident age: 40.5 years
Median household income: $28,144
Median house value: $103,000

Races in Cle Elum:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.9%)
  • Hispanic (3.4%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (22.9%), English (11.6%), Irish (11.2%), United States (7.4%), Italian (6.7%), Norwegian (4.3%).

Elevation: 1905 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Cle Elum

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cle Elum city

  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 19.7%

3.5% Foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.6% Oceania).

Population change in the 1990s: -101 (-5.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Cle Elum:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Cle Elum:

  • YAKIMA AIR TERMINAL/MCALLISTER FIELD (about 52 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Abbreviation: YKM)
  • PANGBORN MEMORIAL (about 53 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Abbreviation: EAT)
  • SEATTLE-TACOMA INTL (about 96 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Abbreviation: SEA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Cle Elum:

  • CLE ELUM MUNI (about 5 miles; CLE ELUM, WA; Abbreviation: S93)
  • DE VERE FIELD (about 6 miles; CLE ELUM, WA; Abbreviation: 2W1)
  • EASTON STATE (about 18 miles; EASTON, WA; Abbreviation: ESW)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cle Elum:

  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,420)
  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 45 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON-SEATTLE CAMPUS (about 63 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 32,742)
  • PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY (about 82 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 86 miles; AUBURN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 4,568)
  • BELLEVUE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 89 miles; BELLEVUE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,013)
Public primary/middle schools in Cle Elum:

  • CLE ELUM ROSLYN ELEMENTARY (Students: 417; Location: 2696 SR 903; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WALTER STROM MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 237; Location: 2694 SR 903; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Cle Elum:

  • CLE ELUM (CARPENTER MEMORIAL) (Operating income: $59,794; Location: 302 PENNSYLVANIA AVE.; 11,854 books; 422 audio materials; 271 video materials; 31 serial subscriptions)