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Population (year 2000): 7,057. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,205 (+2.1% change)
Males: 3,564 (50.5%), Females: 3,493 (49.5%)

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Median resident age: 32.3 years
Median household income: $33,482 (year 2000)
Median house value: $111,200 (year 2000)

Chehalis, WA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Chehalis:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.2%)
  • Hispanic (7.9%)
  • Other race (4.0%)
  • American Indian (2.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)
  • Black (1.3%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (18.8%), Irish (11.0%), English (10.9%), United States (7.7%), Norwegian (4.5%), Swedish (3.1%).

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Elevation: 226 feet

Land area: 5.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Chehalis

  • High school or higher: 84.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chehalis city

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

5.6% Foreign born (3.9% Latin America, 0.8% North America, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +533 (+8.2%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WA Lakewood, (46.0 miles pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: WA Seattle, (79.6 miles pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (925.0 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: WA (4.2 miles Centralia, Prairie, WA (6.1 miles Fords WA (6.6 miles Napavine, Mound, WA (10.4 miles Grand WA Bucoda, (11.5 miles WA (11.8 miles Winlock, WA (14.0 miles Rochester, WA Tenino, (15.7 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 13 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $90,700
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $69,900
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,400
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $94,200

Latitude: 46.66 N, Longitude: 122.96 W

Area code: 360


Chehalis, Washington business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.7%), Retail trade (13.3%), Manufacturing (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,166 (+44.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,079 (39.2%)


 

Crime in Chehalis by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 9 11 5 4
    per 100,000 127.5 155.9 70.9 56.7
Robberies 6 6 10 6
    per 100,000 85.0 85.0 141.7 85.0
Assaults 16 12 20 17
    per 100,000 226.7 170.0 283.4 240.9
Burglaries 98 88 102 73
    per 100,000 1388.7 1247.0 1445.4 1034.4
Thefts 496 552 476 551
    per 100,000 7028.5 7822.0 6745.1 7807.9
Auto thefts 35 28 53 38
    per 100,000 496.0 396.8 751.0 538.5
539.9 553.8 558.6 524.2


Average climate in Chehalis, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chehalis,
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Birthplace of: Kurt Newboles - College football player (Idaho Vandals).


Hospitals/medical centers near Chehalis:
  • PROVIDENCE CENTRALIA HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; CENTRALIA, WA)
  • ST PETER CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY CENTER (about 28 miles; LACEY, WA)
  • COLUMBIA CAPITAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 29 miles; OLYMPIA, WA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Chehalis:
  • OLYMPIA (about 22 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; ID: OLM)
  • GRAY AAF (about 40 miles; FORT LEWIS/TACOMA, WA; ID: GRF)
  • MCCHORD AFB (about 48 miles; TACOMA, WA; ID: TCM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Chehalis:
  • CHEHALIS-CENTRALIA (about 1 miles; CHEHALIS, WA; ID: CLS)
  • R & K SKYRANCH (about 14 miles; ROCHESTER, WA; ID: 8W9)
  • TOLEDO-WINLOCK ED CARLSON MEMORIAL FIELD (about 18 miles; TOLEDO, WA; ID: TDO)

Amtrak station near Chehalis:
  • 5 miles: CENTRALIA (210 RAILROAD AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 10 $35,286 $42,343 1 $1,684
Financial Administration 5 $17,799 $42,717 0 $0
Other Government Administration 11 $48,197 $52,578 7 $750
Police - Other 4 $10,694 $32,082 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $6,871 $41,226 2 $5,136
Firefighters 14 $61,185 $52,444 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 17 $79,281 $55,963 0 $0
Streets and Highways 9 $33,532 $44,709 0 $0
Sewerage 11 $40,155 $43,805 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $22,268 $44,536 1 $978
Totals for Government 89 $355,268 $47,901 11 $8,548


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chehalis:
  • SOUTH PUGET SOUND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,908)
  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 28 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; FT enrollment: 3,749)
  • LOWER COLUMBIA COLLEGE (about 35 miles; LONGVIEW, WA; FT enrollment: 2,237)
  • PIERCE COLLEGE AT FORT STEILACOOM (about 45 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; FT enrollment: 5,921)
  • CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 47 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; FT enrollment: 3,819)
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; TACOMA, WA; FT enrollment: 3,710)
  • BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 54 miles; TACOMA, WA; FT enrollment: 3,710)
Public high schools in Chehalis:
  • W F WEST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 899; Location: 342 SW 16TH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GREEN HILL ACADEMIC SCHOOL (Students: 221; Location: 375 SW 11TH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Chehalis:
  • CHEHALIS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 635; Location: 1060 SW 20TH STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • OLYMPIC ELEMENTARY (Students: 403; Location: 2057 SW SALSBURY AVENUE; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • R E BENNETT ELEMENTARY (Students: 394; Location: 233 SOUTH MARKET BLVD; Grades: 01 - 03)
  • CASCADE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 374; Location: 89 SW THIRD STREET; Grades: KG - 01)
  • ADNA MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 313; Location: 121 ADNA SCHOOL RD.; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • ADNA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 255; Location: 220 DIECKMAN RD.; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LEWIS COUNTY JUVENILE DETENTION (Students: 26; Location: 1255 SW PACIFIC ST; Grades: 05 - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in Chehalis:
  • ST. JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 151; Location: 123 SW 6TH STREET; Grades: KG - 8)
  • LEWIS COUNTY ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 69; Location: 2104 SCHENBER RD; Grades: PK - 10)

Notable location: Riverside Golf Course (A). its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Coal Creek (A), Dillenbaugh Creek (B), Newaukum River (C). their locations on the map

Parks in Chehalis include: Henderson Park (1), McFadden Park (2), Stan Hedwall Park (3), Recreation Park (4), John Dobson Park (5). their locations on the map


Chehalis compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Chehalis:
  • KELA (1470 AM; 5 kW; CENTRALIA-CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KITI (1420 AM; 5 kW; CENTRALIA-CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50 kW; TROUTDALE, OR; Owner: PAMPLIN BROADCASTING-OREGON, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGHO (920 AM; 5 kW; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: SPENCER BROADCASTING, L.P.)
  • KXL (750 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chehalis:
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K220HE (91.9 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KITI-FM (95.1 FM; WINLOCK, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KACS (90.5 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: CHEHALIS VALLEY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KRQT (107.1 FM; CASTLE ROCK, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM LONGVIEW LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • K273AI (102.5 FM; ARIEL, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K216DH (91.1 FM; CATHLAMET, WA; Owner: TILLICUM FOUNDATION)
  • KGY-FM (96.9 FM; MCCLEARY, WA; Owner: KGY, INC.)
  • KRXY (94.5 FM; SHELTON, WA; Owner: PREMIER BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KAYO-FM (99.3 FM; ELMA, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KUKN (105.5 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON INTERSTATE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KWYQ (90.3 FM; LONGVIEW, WA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K282AB (104.3 FM; CHEHALIS, WA; Owner: TWIN CITY GOSPEL ECHO)
  • KCED (91.3 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: STATE OF WASH. CENTRALIA COLLEGE)
  • K254AP (98.7 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K201GB (88.1 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Chehalis:
  • KCKA (Channel 15; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • K42CM (Channel 42; CENTRALIA, ETC., WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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