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People

Total Population 3,035
Male Share of the Population 57.4%
Female Share of the Population 42.6%
Senior Citizens 12.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,067
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 27.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,413
% Above Poverty Level 74.3%
% Below Poverty Level 25.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 4.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.1%
Median Gross Rent $656
Median House Value $162,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.5%
US/American 0%
English 5%
Irish 8.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Elma Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 43 miles W of Lakewood, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles SW of Seattle, Washington
County Grays Harbor
Standard Zip Codes 98541
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.003
Longitude -123.407

Elma Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ELMA
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 49 to 77 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 68.8 inches
Station OAKVILLE
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 51 to 77 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 57.3 inches
Station ABERDEEN 20 NNE
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 44 F
Apr Temp 38 to 56 F
Jul Temp 50 to 73 F
Oct Temp 42 to 59 F
Annual Precip 134.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Elma, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Deckerville (98541)

Saginaw (98541)

South Elma (98541)

Whites (98541)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aberdeen 16,429 $50,039
Cosmopolis 1,547 $63,382
McCleary 1,965 $53,795
Montesano 3,894 $69,922
Oakville 725 $49,083
Shelton 9,810 $44,167

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Elma High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

ELMA HIGH SCHOOL
1011 WEST MAIN
360-482-3121
Serves 723 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.5

MARY M KNIGHT HIGH SCHOOL
2987 W MATLOCK BRADY RD
360-426-6767
Serves 100 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10

EAST GRAYS HARBOR LRN OPP CNTR
705 WEST WALDRIP
360-482-5086
A Non-traditional School
Serves 55 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 55

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