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   (County: Cowlitz County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Kalama City, Washington give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Kalama City, Washington)

Male:

Under 5 years : 51

5 to 9 years : 56

10 to 14 years : 28

15 to 17 years : 18

18 and 19 years : 5

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 25

25 to 29 years : 12

30 to 34 years : 52

35 to 39 years : 69

40 to 44 years : 87

45 to 49 years : 83

50 to 54 years : 98

55 to 59 years : 71

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 29

65 and 66 years : 23

67 to 69 years : 28

70 to 74 years : 29

75 to 79 years : 15

80 to 84 years : 13

85 years and over : 8

Female:

Under 5 years : 35

5 to 9 years : 56

10 to 14 years : 39

15 to 17 years : 42

18 and 19 years : 27

20 years : 0

21 years : 7

22 to 24 years : 25

25 to 29 years : 36

30 to 34 years : 37

35 to 39 years : 58

40 to 44 years : 57

45 to 49 years : 70

50 to 54 years : 56

55 to 59 years : 103

60 and 61 years : 30

62 to 64 years : 26

65 and 66 years : 31

67 to 69 years : 23

70 to 74 years : 44

75 to 79 years : 48

80 to 84 years : 17

85 years and over : 16


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Kalama City, Washington)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 776

Multiple ancestry : 693

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 12

Ancestry not reported : 218


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Kalama City, Washington)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,637

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 24

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 34

Not a U.S. citizen : 4


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Kalama City, Washington)

Total:

Under 5 years : 86

5 to 17 years : 239

18 to 24 years : 89

25 to 34 years : 137

35 to 44 years : 271

45 to 54 years : 307

55 to 59 years : 174

60 and 61 years : 46

62 to 64 years : 55

65 to 74 years : 178

75 years and over : 117

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 75

5 to 17 years : 139

18 to 24 years : 38

25 to 34 years : 75

35 to 44 years : 74

45 to 54 years : 95

55 to 59 years : 32

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 7

65 to 74 years : 53

75 years and over : 23

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 11

5 to 17 years : 100

18 to 24 years : 51

25 to 34 years : 62

35 to 44 years : 179

45 to 54 years : 203

55 to 59 years : 142

60 and 61 years : 36

62 to 64 years : 44

65 to 74 years : 113

75 years and over : 82

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 12

45 to 54 years : 6

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 3

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 6

45 to 54 years : 3

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 4

65 to 74 years : 12

75 years and over : 9


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Kalama City, Washington)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 313

Female : 301

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 492

Female : 531

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 8

Female : 16

Foreign born:

Male : 3

Female : 35


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Kalama City, Washington)

Born in state of residence : 594

Born in other state in the United States : 935

Native: born outside the United States : 18

Foreign born : 32


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Kalama City, Washington)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 75

Now married, except separated : 223

Divorced : 90

Separated : 4

Widowed : 38

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 185

Now married, except separated : 557

Divorced : 113

Separated : 12

Widowed : 75

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 11

Divorced : 3

Separated : 10

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 17

Divorced : 9

Separated : 0

Widowed : 12


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Kalama City, Washington)

Speak only English : 1,574

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 3

German:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Kalama City, Washington

  • German: 329   (17.1%)
  • Other Groups: 223   (11.6%)
  • Irish: 190   (9.9%)
  • English: 167   (8.7%)
  • Norwegian: 129   (6.7%)
  • United States Or American: 106   (5.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 102   (5.3%)
  • Finnish: 88   (4.6%)
  • Swedish: 79   (4.1%)
  • Dutch: 76   (4.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 64   (3.3%)
  • Welsh: 47   (2.4%)
  • European: 44   (2.3%)
  • Scottish: 43   (2.2%)
  • Italian: 39   (2.0%)
  • Polish: 35   (1.8%)
  • Russian: 29   (1.5%)
  • Danish: 20   (1.0%)
  • Scandinavian: 20   (1.0%)
  • Czech: 14   (0.7%)
  • Canadian: 13   (0.7%)
  • Swiss: 9   (0.5%)
  • Portuguese: 8   (0.4%)
  • British: 7   (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 7   (0.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 6   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 3   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 3   (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 2   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 2   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 1   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Kalama City, Washington is 1,699



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Kalama City, Washington: 816
Female Population in Kalama City, Washington: 883


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Kalama City, Washington: 45.3
Median Female Resident Age in Kalama City, Washington: 47.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Washington is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Kalama City, Washington


White


Both sexes

42.9

Male

43.0

Female

42.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

36.5

Male

33.5

Female

43.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

51.5

Male

54.5

Female

51.2

Asian


Both sexes

34.0

Male

16.5

Female

37.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

33.5

Male

48.0

Female

28.5

Other


Both sexes

27.3

Male

30.5

Female

15.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

21.3

Male

19.0

Female

21.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

17.5

Male

28.5

Female

15.6

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.6

Male

43.7

Female

43.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Kalama City, Washington


  • White: 1,579
  • African American: 6
  • American Indian: 3
  • Asian: 3
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 9
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 99



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Kalama City, Washington citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Kalama City, Washington

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 6   (1%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 5   (0.83%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 17   (2.82%)
  • 9th Grade: 14   (2.33%)
  • 10th Grade: 17   (2.82%)
  • 11th Grade: 17   (2.82%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 21   (3.49%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 199   (33.06%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 52   (8.64%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 91   (15.12%)
  • Associate Degree: 60   (9.97%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 69   (11.46%)
  • Master's Degree: 28   (4.65%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (0.83%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 1   (0.17%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (0.84%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 1   (0.17%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 8   (1.34%)
  • 9th Grade: 10   (1.68%)
  • 10th Grade: 7   (1.17%)
  • 11th Grade: 37   (6.21%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 31   (5.2%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 201   (33.72%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 77   (12.92%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 100   (16.78%)
  • Associate Degree: 43   (7.21%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 53   (8.89%)
  • Master's Degree: 15   (2.52%)
  • Professional School Degree: 7   (1.17%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 1   (0.17%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Kalama City, Washington

  • Kalama Sch Dist 402


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 548 China Garden Rd, Kalama, WA 98625, Phone: (360) 673-5282, Students: 1,034 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Kalama City, Washington

  • Kalama Jr Sr High


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 548 China Garden Road, Kalama, WA 98625, Phone: (360) 673-5212, Students: 608 )

  • Kalama Elem School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 548 China Garden Road, Kalama, WA 98625, Phone: (360) 673-5207, Students: 426 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Kalama City, Washington

  • Kalama Public Library


    312 N 1st, Kalama, WA 98625

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Kalama City, Washington affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Kalama City, Washington.

Area Features of Kalama City, Washington


Bend


(1) Cottonwood Island Turn  

Building


(1) Cowlitz County Fire District 5 Station 51   (2) Cowlitz County Fire District 5 Station 52   (3) Cowlitz County Fire District 5 Station 53   (4) Kalama Police Department  

Cape


(1) Ahle Point  

Cemetery


(1) Mount Pleasant Cemetery  

Channel


(1) Carrolls Channel   (2) Kalama Lower Range   (3) Kalama Upper Range   (4) Martin Island Channel  

Civil


(1) City Of Kalama   (2) Kalama Division  

Cliff


(1) Carrolls Bluff   (2) Martin Bluff  

Falls


(1) Lower Kalama River Falls   (2) Marietta Falls  

Island


(1) Cottonwood Island  

Locale


(1) Cloverdale   (2) Hoffman Landing   (3) Kalama Falls Salmon Hatchery   (4) Port Of Kalama Marina  

Populated Place


(1) Carrolls   (2) Kalama  

School


(1) Cloverdale School  

Stream


(1) Bybee Creek   (2) Canyon Creek   (3) Cedar Creek   (4) Hatchery Creek   (5) Indian Creek   (6) Italian Creek   (7) Kalama River   (8) Marietta Creek   (9) Martin Slough   (10) Mill Creek   (11) Owl Creek   (12) Schoolhouse Creek   (13) Spencer Creek   (14) Woolford Creek  

Summit


(1) Battle Mountain   (2) Drays Mound   (3) Mount Pleasant   (4) Woolford Mountain  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Kalama City, Washington

98625 (pop. 4,483)


Cities Nearby Kalama City, Washington

Kalama Ccd, WA  (pop. 5,198) 1.8 Miles
Prescott City, WA  (pop. 307) 3.6 Miles
Woodland City, WA  (pop. 5,126) 8.3 Miles
Kelso City, WA  (pop. 11,991) 9.7 Miles
Longview-kelso Ccd, WA  (pop. 63,011) 10.5 Miles
Longview City, WA  (pop. 36,620) 10.7 Miles
Rose Valley Ccd, WA  (pop. 4,941) 11.9 Miles
West Side Highway Cdp, WA  (pop. 5,210) 12.7 Miles
La Center City, WA  (pop. 2,431) 13.0 Miles
Longview Heights Cdp, WA  (pop. 3,537) 13.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Kalama City, Washington

360



Elevation in Kalama City, Washington is 154.0 ft. (47.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Kalama City, Washington

Lat: 46.008523 N        Long: -122.842469 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Kalama City, Washington need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Washington

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.39 4.15 2.39 3.13 0.00 3.40
  Total Electric Industry 4.39 4.15 2.39 3.13 0.00 3.40
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.36 4.19 2.29 3.21 0.00 3.37
  Total Electric Industry 4.36 4.19 2.29 3.21 0.00 3.37
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.46 4.31 2.24 3.34 0.00 3.43
  Total Electric Industry 4.46 4.31 2.24 3.34 0.00 3.43
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.60 4.50 2.40 3.53 0.00 3.65
  Total Electric Industry 4.60 4.50 2.40 3.53 0.00 3.65
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.97 4.72 2.79 3.83 0.00 4.02
  Total Electric Industry 4.97 4.72 2.79 3.83 0.00 4.02
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.97 4.82 2.96 3.75 0.00 4.10
  Total Electric Industry 4.97 4.82 2.96 3.75 0.00 4.10
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.03 4.88 2.85 3.84 0.00 4.19
  Total Electric Industry 5.03 4.88 2.85 3.84 0.00 4.19
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 4.95 4.79 2.59 4.06 0.00 4.04
  Total Electric Industry 4.95 4.79 2.59 4.06 0.00 4.04
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 5.03 4.81 2.64 3.61 0.00 4.03
  Total Electric Industry 5.03 4.81 2.64 3.61 0.00 4.03
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 2.23 0.00 0.00 2.23
  Full-Service Providers 5.10 4.86 2.70 3.66 0.00 4.10
  Total Electric Industry 5.10 4.86 2.65 3.66 0.00 4.01
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 2.19 0.00 0.00 2.19
  Full-Service Providers 5.13 4.86 3.42 3.65 0.00 4.41
  Total Electric Industry 5.13 4.86 3.30 3.65 0.00 4.33
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 3.66 0.00 0.00 3.66
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 6.17 0.00 0.00 6.17
  Full-Service Providers 5.70 5.45 4.43 4.69 0.00 5.27
  Total Electric Industry 5.70 5.45 4.75 4.69 0.00 5.34
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 3.54 0.00 0.00 3.54
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 10.07 0.00 0.00 10.07
  Full-Service Providers 6.29 6.11 4.23 4.94 0.00 5.77
  Total Electric Industry 6.29 6.11 4.88 4.94 0.00 5.88
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 1.01 0.56 0.00 0.00 0.57
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 8.47 8.47 0.00 0.00 8.47
  Full-Service Providers 6.31 6.06 4.25 0.00 6.45 5.78
  Total Electric Industry 6.31 6.07 4.76 0.00 6.45 5.86
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.00 0.37 0.00 0.00 0.37
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 1,600.00 4.27 0.00 0.00 4.28
  Full-Service Providers 6.37 6.17 4.28 0.00 6.44 5.80
  Total Electric Industry 6.37 6.17 4.28 0.00 6.44 5.80
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.89 0.43 0.00 0.00 0.44
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.03 5.21 0.00 0.00 5.17
  Full-Service Providers 6.54 6.33 4.13 0.00 6.44 5.87
  Total Electric Industry 6.54 6.33 4.27 0.00 6.44 5.87
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.00 0.93 0.54 0.00 0.00 0.55
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 4.14 5.66 0.00 0.00 5.62
  Full-Service Providers 6.82 6.64 4.26 0.00 5.93 6.14
  Total Electric Industry 6.82 6.63 4.44 0.00 5.93 6.14

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Kalama City, Washington

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 34   (4.4%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 36   (4.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 40   (5.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 66   (8.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 55   (7.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 83   (10.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 118   (15.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 67   (8.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 44   (5.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 61   (7.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 18   (2.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 7   (0.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 85   (11.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 57   (7.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Kalama City, Washington)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 590

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 106

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 5

Other means : 7

Worked at home : 23


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Kalama City, Washington)

Less than 5 minutes : 34

5 to 9 minutes : 34

10 to 14 minutes : 92

15 to 19 minutes : 162

20 to 24 minutes : 75

25 to 29 minutes : 51

30 to 34 minutes : 37

35 to 39 minutes : 20

40 to 44 minutes : 76

45 to 59 minutes : 35

60 to 89 minutes : 49

90 or more minutes : 43


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Kalama City, Washington)

With Social Security income : 240

No Social Security income : 530


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Kalama City, Washington)

With retirement income : 200

No retirement income : 570


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Kalama City, Washington)

Less than $10,000 : 24

$10,000 to $14,999 : 2

$15,000 to $19,999 : 13

$20,000 to $24,999 : 11

$25,000 to $29,999 : 31

$30,000 to $34,999 : 63

$35,000 to $39,999 : 22

$40,000 to $44,999 : 18

$45,000 to $49,999 : 44

$50,000 to $59,999 : 53

$60,000 to $74,999 : 96

$75,000 to $99,999 : 39

$100,000 to $124,999 : 40

$125,000 to $149,999 : 26

$150,000 to $199,999 : 13

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Kalama City, Washington)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $51,060


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Kalama City, Washington

  • KXPD (1040 AM; 2.2 kW; Portland, OR; Owner: Churchill Media Llc)
  • KFXX (1080 AM; 50.0 kW; Portland, OR; Owner: Entercom Portland License, Llc)
  • KXMG (1150 AM; 5.0 kW; Vancouver, WA; Owner: Bustos Media Of Oregon License, Llc)
  • KXMG (1150 AM; 10.0 kW; Vancouver, WA; Owner: Bustos Media Of Oregon License, Llc)
  • KBAM (1270 AM; 5.0 kW; Longview, WA; Owner: Bicoastal Media Licenses Iv, Llc)
  • KEDO (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Longview, WA; Owner: Bicoastal Media Licenses Iv, Llc)
  • KBNP (1410 AM; 5.0 kW; Portland, OR; Owner: Kbnp Radio, Inc.)
  • KBPS (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Portland, OR; Owner: School District #1, Multnomah County, Or)
  • KBMS (1480 AM; 2.5 kW; Portland, OR; Owner: Christopher H. Bennett Broadcasting Of Washington, Inc.)
  • KLOG (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Carrolls, WA; Owner: Washington Interstate Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • KKAD (1550 AM; 50.0 kW; Vancouver, WA; Owner: Pamplin Broadcasting-washington, Inc)
  • KOHI (1600 AM; 1.0 kW; Columbia City, OR; Owner: The Mountain Broadcasting Llc)
  • KPDQ (800 AM; 1.0 kW; Portland, OR; Owner: Salem Media Of Oregon, Inc.)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50.0 kW; Vancouver, WA; Owner: Pamplin Broadcasting-oregon, Inc.)
  • KTRO (910 AM; 5.0 kW; Portland, OR; Owner: Entercom Portland License, Llc)
  • KCMD (970 AM; 5.0 kW; Portland, OR; Owner: Cbs Radio Stations Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Kalama City, Washington

  • KKRZ (100.3 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Citicasters Licenses, L.p.)
  • KUFO-FM (101.1 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Cbs Radio Stations Inc.)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Cbs Radio Stations Inc.)
  • KINK (101.9 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Cbs Radio Stations Inc.)
  • KKCW (103.3 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Citicasters Licenses, L.p.)
  • KFIS (104.1 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Caron Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KRSK (105.1 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Entercom Portland License, Llc)
  • KUKN (105.5 FM; Kelso, WA; Owner: Washington Interstate Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KQOL (105.9 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Citicasters Licenses, L.p.)
  • KLTH (106.7 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Cbs Radio Of Portland Inc.)
  • KVMX (107.5 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Cbs Radio Stations Inc.)
  • KBVM (88.3 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Catholic Broadcasting Northwest, Inc.)
  • KMHD (89.1 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Mt. Hood Community College District)
  • KJVH (89.5 FM; Kelso, WA; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • KBPS-FM (89.9 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Kbps Public Radio Foundation)
  • KWYQ (90.3 FM; Kelso, WA; Owner: Way-fm Media Group, Inc.)
  • KBOO (90.7 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: The Kboo Foundation)
  • KTJC (91.1 FM; Castle Rock, WA; Owner: Calvary Chapel Of Twin Falls, Inc.)
  • KOPB-FM (91.5 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Oregon Public Broadcasting)
  • KGON (92.3 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Entercom Portland License, Llc)
  • KRYP (93.1 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Salem Media Of Oregon, Inc.)
  • KPDQ-FM (93.9 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Salem Media Of Oregon, Inc.)
  • KLYK (94.5 FM; Castle Rock, WA; Owner: Bicoastal Media Licenses Iv, Llc)
  • KNRK (94.7 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Entercom Portland License, Llc)
  • KXJM (95.5 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Rose City Radio Corporation)
  • KWLZ-FM (96.3 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Horizon Broadcasting Group Llc)
  • KYCH-FM (97.1 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Entercom Portland License, Llc)
  • KNRQ-FM (97.9 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KRRC (97.9 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: The Reed Institute)
  • KPPK (98.3 FM; Longview, WA; Owner: Bicoastal Media Licenses Iv, Llc)
  • KUPL-FM (98.7 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Cbs Radio Of Portland Inc.)
  • KWJJ-FM (99.5 FM; Portland, OR; Owner: Entercom Portland License, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Kalama City, Washington

  • KOPB-TV (Channel 10; Portland, OR; Owner: Oregon Public Broadcasting)
  • KPTV (Channel 12; Portland, OR; Owner: Meredith Corporation)
  • KATU (Channel 2; Portland, OR; Owner: Fisher Broadcasting - Portland Tv, L.l.c.)
  • KNMT (Channel 24; Portland, OR; Owner: National Minority T.v., Inc.)
  • 960724LF (Channel 40; Portland, OR; Owner: Sinclair Comm. Of Portland, Inc.)
  • KPDX (Channel 49; Portland, OR; Owner: Meredith Corporation)
  • KOIN (Channel 6; Portland, OR; Owner: Nvt Portland Licensee, Llc)
  • KGW (Channel 8; Portland, OR; Owner: King Broadcasting Company)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Kalama City, Washington

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 97  (22.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 43  (10.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 57  (13.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 91  (21.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 102  (27.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 103  (27.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 148  (39.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 50 Farms In Kalama City, Washington


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Kalama City, Washington

  • Southwest Washington Regional


    (about 8.0 miles in Carrolls, Washington; Airport Code: KLS)

  • Kelso-Longview


    (about 8.0 miles in Carrolls, Washington; Airport Code: KLS)

  • Pearson Field


    (about 28.3 miles in Vancouver, Washington; Airport Code: VUO)

  • Portland International


    (about 31.3 miles in Portland, Oregon; Airport Code: PDX)

  • Portland Hillsboro


    (about 32.7 miles in North Plains, Oregon; Airport Code: HIO)

  • Portland Troutdale


    (about 38.2 miles in Fairview, Oregon; Airport Code: TTD)

  • Chehalis Centralia


    (about 46.4 miles in Chehalis, Washington; Airport Code: CLS)

  • Chehalis Airport


    (about 46.4 miles in Chehalis, Washington; Airport Code: CLS)

  • Astoria Regional


    (about 50.8 miles in Warrenton, Oregon; Airport Code: AST)

  • Aurora State


    (about 52.7 miles in Aurora, Oregon; Airport Code: FVO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Kalama City, Washington

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

83.48%

Carpooled

8.20%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.25%

Walked

3.03%

Other Means

2.27%

Worked At Home

2.77%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Kalama City, Washington, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Kalama City, Washington)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 395

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 27

Female householder, no husband present : 73

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 214

Householder not living alone : 61


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Kalama City, Washington)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 6

Male householder and female partner : 45

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 31

All other households : 688


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Kalama City, Washington)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 378

Renter-occupied housing units : 17

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 27

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 25

Renter-occupied housing units : 48

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 144

Renter-occupied housing units : 131


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Kalama City, Washington)

Less than $10,000 : 50

$10,000 to $14,999 : 52

$15,000 to $19,999 : 27

$20,000 to $24,999 : 42

$25,000 to $29,999 : 58

$30,000 to $34,999 : 81

$35,000 to $39,999 : 36

$40,000 to $44,999 : 27

$45,000 to $49,999 : 51

$50,000 to $59,999 : 69

$60,000 to $74,999 : 124

$75,000 to $99,999 : 47

$100,000 to $124,999 : 53

$125,000 to $149,999 : 35

$150,000 to $199,999 : 18

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Kalama City, Washington)

Total : 801


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Kalama City, Washington)

Occupied : 770

Vacant : 31


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Kalama City, Washington)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Kalama City, Washington)

Built 2005 or later : 63

Built 2000 to 2004 : 93

Built 1990 to 1999 : 171

Built 1980 to 1989 : 73

Built 1970 to 1979 : 122

Built 1960 to 1969 : 80

Built 1950 to 1959 : 44

Built 1940 to 1949 : 15

Built 1939 or earlier : 140


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Kalama City, Washington)

Utility gas : 60

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 14

Electricity : 629

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 4

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 56

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 7

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Kalama City, Washington)

Less than $10,000 : 4

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 17

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 3

$30,000 to $34,999 : 4

$35,000 to $39,999 : 3

$40,000 to $49,999 : 18

$50,000 to $59,999 : 20

$60,000 to $69,999 : 22

$70,000 to $79,999 : 8

$80,000 to $89,999 : 18

$90,000 to $99,999 : 23

$100,000 to $124,999 : 40

$125,000 to $149,999 : 36

$150,000 to $174,999 : 55

$175,000 to $199,999 : 51

$200,000 to $249,999 : 77

$250,000 to $299,999 : 75

$300,000 to $399,999 : 32

$400,000 to $499,999 : 13

$500,000 to $749,999 : 16

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Kalama City, Washington)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 22

Home equity loan only : 48

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 12

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 274

Housing units without a mortgage : 191


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Kalama City, Washington)

Built 2005 or later : $273,200

Built 2000 to 2004 : $197,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $130,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $75,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $139,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $163,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $215,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $96,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $173,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Kalama City, Washington: 68.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Washington: 64.4%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Kalama City, Washington

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 38 38 $3,674,402
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

38 38 $3,674,402
2000        
  Single Family 23 23 $2,365,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

23 23 $2,365,000
2001        
  Single Family 9 9 $976,930
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $976,930
2002        
  Single Family 21 21 $2,490,481
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

21 21 $2,490,481
2003        
  Single Family 4 4 $476,469
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $476,469
2004        
  Single Family 18 18 $3,703,218
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

18 18 $3,703,218
2005        
  Single Family 34 34 $5,714,841
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

34 34 $5,714,841
2006        
  Single Family 54 54 $12,588,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

54 54 $12,588,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Kalama City, WA): $38,152
Median Household Income In 2000 (Washington): $45,776


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kalama City): $105,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Washington): $158,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kalama City): $538
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Washington): $663


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Kalama City, Washington

Utility Gas: 5.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.3%
Electricity: 91.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.8%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Kalama City, Washington are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.

Local Government Employment and Payroll In Kalama City, Washington

Function Full Time
Employees
Full Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Employees
Part Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Hours
Avg Yearly
Wage (F/T)
Avg Hourly
Wage (P/T)
Totals for Government 15 $60,033 15 $5,768 450 $48,026 $12.82
Financial Administration 3 $10,168 1 $339 39 $40,672 $8.69
Other Government Administration 0 $0 6 $550 28 $0 $19.64
Police Protection - Officers 4 $15,803 0 $0 0 $47,409 --
Police - Other 0 $0 1 $1,208 80 $0 $15.10
Streets and Highways 1 $4,000 0 $0 0 $48,000 --
Sewerage 2 $8,235 0 $0 0 $49,410 --
Water Supply 5 $21,827 1 $574 68 $52,385 $8.44
Local Libraries 0 $0 4 $1,592 155 $0 $10.27
Other and Unallocable 0 $0 2 $1,505 80 $0 $18.81

(updated 2002)



Health Care Centers Close To Kalama City, Washington

Psa Healthcare Certified


     Address: 2145 Tibbetts Drive, Longview, Washington 98632
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/23/1993

Community Home Health/hospice


     Address: 1035 11th Avenue, Longview, Washington 98632
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 6/1/1977

Home Care & Hospice Southwest


     Address: 100 E 33rd St Ste 201, Vancouver, Washington 98663
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 5/31/1985

Waterford At Fairway Village


     Address: 2909 Se Village Loop, Vancouver, Washington 98683
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/1/2005

Gentiva Health Svs /vancouver


     Address: 204 Se Stonemill Drive Ste 260, Vancouver, Washington 98684
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/29/1980

Hospitals Close To Kalama City, Washington

St John Medical Center


     Address: 1615 Delaware Street, Longview, Washington 98632
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

S W Washington Medical Center


     Address: 400 Ne Mother Joseph Place, Vancouver, Washington 98668
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital


     Address: 2211 Ne 139th Street, Vancouver, Washington 98686
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Legacy Emanuel Hospital


     Address: 2801 N Gantenbein Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97227
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Ohsu Hospital And Clinics


     Address: 3181 Sw Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, Oregon 97239
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Kalama City, Washington

Woodland Convalescent Center


     Address: 310 Fourth Street, Woodland, Washington 98674
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 59
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Meadow Park Health And Specialty


     Address: 75 Shore Drive, Saint Helens, Oregon 97051
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 65
     Percent Occupied: 71%

Evergreen Americana Health & Rehab Ctr


     Address: 917 7th Avenue, Longview, Washington 98632
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 81%

Evergreen Park Royal Health &


     Address: 910 16th Avenue, Longview, Washington 98632
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 38
     Percent Occupied: Not Avai%

Frontier Rehab & Extended Care


     Address: 1500 3rd Avenue, Longview, Washington 98632
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 99
     Percent Occupied: 71%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Kalama City, Washington

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 170 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Kalama City, Washington

    Retired Workers: 765
    Disabled Workers: 150
    Widowers Workers: 85
    Spouses Workers: 75
    Children Workers: 75


(updated 2007)



Cowlitz County, Washington Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 50.83%
  • Bush & Cheney 47.60%
  • Other 1.57%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Kalama City, Washington citizens.

Relocation to Cowlitz County, WA

8.09 % of Cowlitz County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $42,614

Washington Average 7.86 %

0.06 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $22,864

Washington Average 0.26 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Cowlitz County, WA (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Clark County , WA 2.34 % ($49,107 AGI )
  • Lewis County , WA 0.41 % ($31,667 AGI )
  • Multnomah County , OR 0.36 % ($48,427 AGI )

Relocation away from Cowlitz County, WA

6.15 % of Cowlitz County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $39,471

Washington Average 7.07 %

0.08 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $18,760

Washington Average 0.16 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Cowlitz County, WA (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Clark County , WA 1.43 % ($39,585 AGI )
  • King County , WA 0.32 % ($33,898 AGI )
  • Multnomah County , OR 0.27 % ($40,674 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Washington

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Washington

6.50%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Kalama City, Washington is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Kalama City, Washington directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Kalama City, Washington

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0
Rape 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 n/a 0 5
    per 100,000 0 0 0 52 0 0 0 92 0 0 n/a 0 216
Robbery 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 0 109 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0
Assault 8 3 0 5 5 1 2 0 1 2 n/a 4 2
    per 100,000 442 163 0 261 260 51 96 0 44 87 n/a 169 86
Burglary 22 17 13 16 19 30 6 7 7 14 n/a 10 8
    per 100,000 1,215 926 694 836 989 1,522 289 321 305 611 n/a 422 345
Larceny Theft 56 84 61 75 123 62 82 58 39 35 n/a 31 32
    per 100,000 3,092 4,575 3,255 3,916 6,400 3,146 3,948 2,658 1,699 1,527 n/a 1,309 1,382
Vehicle Theft 9 4 5 11 8 3 0 2 4 3 n/a 5 4
    per 100,000 497 218 267 574 416 152 0 92 174 131 n/a 211 173
Arson 0 0 0 0 1 6 1 0 1 0 n/a 1 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 52 304 48 0 44 0 n/a 42 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
2 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 1 2
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
22 26 20 26 38 25 22 17 13 13 n/a 12 11
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
12 14 10 14 20 13 11 9 7 7 n/a 6 6


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Washington

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
18,557 18,790 19,798 20,016 19,112 20,403 20,183 21,008 18,270 18,712


(updated 2014)



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