Clallam County

Clallam County, Washington

223 E 4th St Suite 2
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Phone: (360) 452-7831
Fax: (360) 417-2493
www.clallam.net

On the northwest coast of WA, bordered on the north by the Strait of Juan de Fuca; organized as Clalm County Apr 26,1854 (prior to statehood) from Jefferson County; spelling changed soon after. Name Origin: For the Indian tribe; name means 'strong people.'

Area (sq mi):: 2670.34 (land 1739.45; water 930.89) Population per square mile: 40.10
Population 2005: 69,689 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 8.00%; 1990-2000 14.30% Population 2000: 64,525 (White 87.40%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 3.40%; Asian 1.10%; Other 8.90%). Foreign born: 4.50%. Median age: 43.80
Income 2000: per capita $19,517; median household $36,449; Population below poverty level: 12.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,617-$27,737
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 21.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Port Angeles County seat (18,635)

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