Income/capita 15%
Household income 5%
Unemployment 45%
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IndexSouth Cle ElumWashingtonNational
Income per capita$25,359$32,999$29,829
Median household income$52,386$62,848$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,464$79,796$70,586
Median income renter occupied$43,214$41,061$35,192
Median earnings male$40,179$41,953$36,919
Median earnings female$32,500$27,576$26,250
Unemployment rate2.6%4.3%4.7%
Poverty level9.2%12.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in South Cle Elum is 15% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in South Cle Elum is 5% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South Cle Elum is 45% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in South Cle Elum is 39% lower than the national average

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      South Cle Elum employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry22.4%4.4%
      Manufacturing sector10.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services12.5%11.5%
      Public administration6.6%1.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%8.0%
      Education, health & social services7.9%32.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Easton, WA377$60,3139.0%
      Thorp, WA317$56,1881.6%
      Roslyn, WA788$53,5833.1%
      Cle Elum, WA2,580$45,65517.5%
      Ronald, WA245$0100.0%
      South Cle Elum, WA524$52,3865.3%

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      Galena, AK524$70,53627.5%
      Eskridge, KS524$36,42934.2%
      Dry Prong, LA524$40,79526.3%
      North Brentwood, MD524$73,75033.3%
      Fairgrove, MI524$40,17927.4%
      South Cle Elum, WA524$52,3865.3%
      Source: The South Cle Elum, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).