Clallam County, WA

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2020 Population
76,482
1.45% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
50.9
0.197% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
13.4%
7.71% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$55,090
5.55% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$267,900
5.56% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
29,602
3.24% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Clallam County, WA had a population of 76.5k people with a median age of 50.9 and a median household income of $55,090. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Clallam County, WA grew from 75,392 to 76,482, a 1.45% increase and its median household income grew from $52,192 to $55,090, a 5.55% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Clallam County, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.2%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (4.68%), White (Hispanic) (4.33%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.93%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.39%).

None of the households in Clallam County, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.1% of the residents in Clallam County, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Clallam County, WA are Peninsula College (712 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Clallam County, WA was $267,900, and the homeownership rate was 71.3%.

Most people in Clallam County, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21 minutes. The average car ownership in Clallam County, WA was 2 cars per household.

Clallam County, WA borders Jefferson County, WA and San Juan County, WA.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Clallam County, WA is home to a population of 76.5k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2018, 5.52% of Clallam County, WA residents were born outside of the country (4.11k people).

In 2020, there were 17.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (62.8k people) in Clallam County, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.58k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 3.32k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.1%
2020 Citizenship
97.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.1% of Clallam County, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Clallam County, WA was 97.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Clallam County, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    62.8k ± 109
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    3.58k ± 235
  3. White (Hispanic)
    3.32k ± 410
6.73%
Hispanic Population
5.15k people

In 2020, there were 17.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (62.8k people) in Clallam County, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.58k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 3.32k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.73% of the people in Clallam County, WA are hispanic (5.15k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Clallam County, WA as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    245,459 ± 11,963 people
  2. India
    87,443 ± 7,218 people
  3. China
    77,854 ± 6,815 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Washington was Mexico, the natal country of 245,459 Washington residents, followed by India with 87,443 and China with 77,854.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.52%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
4.11k people
5.24%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
3.85k people

As of 2018, 5.52% of Clallam County, WA residents (4.11k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Clallam County, WA was 5.24%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,837 ± 389
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,343 ± 354
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    760 ± 196

Clallam County, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.86 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Clallam County, WA employs 29.6k people. The largest industries in Clallam County, WA are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,735 people), Retail Trade (3,641 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,545 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,521), Public Administration ($53,736), and Utilities ($51,765).

Males in Washington have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $61,193. The income inequality in Washington (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

29.6k
2020 Value
± 1,267
3.24%
1 Year growth
± 5.65%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Clallam County, WA grew at a rate of 3.24%, from 28.7k employees to 29.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Clallam County, WA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,389 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,724 people), and Management Occupations (2,642 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Clallam County, WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

29.6k
2020 Value
± 1,267
3.24%
1 Year growth
± 5.65%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Clallam County, WA grew at a rate of 3.24%, from 28.7k employees to 29.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Clallam County, WA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (4,735 people), Retail Trade (3,641 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,545 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Clallam County, WA, though some of these residents may live in Clallam County, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,815
Median earning men ± $2,047
$30,232
Median earning women ± $2,231

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,200), Public Administration ($58,405), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($57,464).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,500), Public Administration ($48,056), and Construction ($41,450).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Washington. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 799
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 412
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 382
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $249k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $202k
    Manufacturing
  3. $135k
    Retail Trade

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $105B
  2. $46.1B
  3. $35.2B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $105B, followed by Misc. mfg. prods. ($46.1B) and Mixed freight ($35.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$500B
2020 Value in Washington
$980B
Projected 2050 Value in Washington
95.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Washington trade was $500B. This is expected to increase 95.8% to $980B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $34.9B
  2. $26.9B
  3. $23.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $34.9B, followed by California with $26.9B and Hawaii and $23.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Clallam County, WA went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (46.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.81%).

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Washington over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Clallam County, WA awarded 712 degrees. The student population of Clallam County, WA in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 671 male students and 1,056 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Clallam County, WA are White (456 and 65.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (65 and 9.35%), Two or More Races (62 and 8.92%), and Unknown (59 and 8.49%).

The largest universities in Clallam County, WA by number of degrees awarded are Peninsula College (712 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Clallam County, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (187 and 26.3%), Welding Technology (106 and 14.9%), and Substance Abuse Counseling (43 and 6.04%).

The median tuition cost in Clallam County, WA for a public four year colleges is $3,727 for in-state students and $4,180 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 1,727 students enrolled in Clallam County, WA, 38.9% men and 61.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,042 records, of which 61.7% were women and 38.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 13 degree-majors awarded
  2. 187 degree-majors awarded
  3. 30 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Clallam County, WA was Substance Abuse Counseling with 13 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Clallam County, WA according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
712 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Peninsula College with 712 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 323 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Clallam County, WA, which is 0.83 times less than the 389 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 456 degrees mean that there were 7.02 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 65 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($3,727) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($491) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($900) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.797% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.827% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Some college (1.42M), High School or Equivalent (1.36M), and Bachelors Degree (1.26M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Clallam County, WA was $267,900 in 2020, which is 1.17 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $253,800 to $267,900, a 5.56% increase. The homeownership rate in Clallam County, WA is 71.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Clallam County, WA have an average commute time of 21 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Clallam County, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Clallam County, WA is $55,090. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Clallam County, WA was Census Tract 14 with a value of $70,609, followed by Census Tract 18 and Census Tract 15, with respective values of $64,609 and $64,306.

In 2021, 16.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Clallam County, WA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.0855%.

Property

$267,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,799
$23,679
Median Property Taxes
±$985

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Clallam County, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Clallam County, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

71.3%
Homeownership
2020
67.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.3% of the housing units in Clallam County, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 14
  2. Census Tract 18
  3. Census Tract 15

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Clallam County, WA was Census Tract 14 with a value of $70,609, followed by Census Tract 18 and Census Tract 15, with respective values of $64,609 and $64,306.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Clallam County, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$55,090
Median Household Income
± $2,777
33.2k
Number of Households
± 1,266

In 2020, the median household income of the 33.2k households in Clallam County, WA grew to $55,090 from the previous year's value of $52,192.

The following chart displays the households in Clallam County, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Clallam County, WA is from Washington.
0.466
2020 Wage GINI in Washington
0.468
2019 Wage GINI in Washington

In 2020, the income inequality in Washington was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.301% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Washington was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Washington in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Washington across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (78%)
  2. Carpooled (9.78%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.12%)

In 2018, 78% of workers in Clallam County, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.78%) and those who worked at home (6.12%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

21 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Clallam County, WA have a shorter commute time (21 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.82% of the workforce in Clallam County, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Clallam County, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Clallam County, WA have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 16.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Clallam County, WA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.0855%.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Clallam County, WA (10.1k out of 75.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Clallam County, WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 16.7% of the children was living in poverty in Clallam County, WA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 5.9%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 280 in Clallam County, WA. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 3.41 per 100,000 population.

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92.5% of the population of Clallam County, WA has health coverage, with 31.2% on employee plans, 20.5% on Medicaid, 21.5% on Medicare, 16.6% on non-group plans, and 2.65% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Washington was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in Clallam County, WA see 1081 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.98% increase from the previous year (1020 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1074 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 279 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.7% were men and 52.3% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Washington, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,081 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Clallam County, WA

Primary care physicians in Clallam County, WA see an average of 1,081 patients per year. This represents a 5.98% increase from the previous year (1,020 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Clallam County, WA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Washington across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18% under 18 years, 15.7% between 18 and 34 years, 36.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 29.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.7% were men and 52.3% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

7.53%
Uninsured
31.2%
Employer Coverage
20.5%
Medicaid
21.5%
Medicare
16.6%
Non-Group
2.65%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Clallam County, WA declined by 0.637% from 7.58% to 7.53%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Clallam County, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 34.6 in Clallam County, WA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 30.6% in Clallam County, WA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 9.68% in Clallam County, WA.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Clallam County, WA.

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