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   (County: Cowlitz County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Kelso 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
(Kelso City, Washington)

Male:

Under 5 years : 384

5 to 9 years : 235

10 to 14 years : 383

15 to 17 years : 308

18 and 19 years : 145

20 years : 85

21 years : 58

22 to 24 years : 340

25 to 29 years : 390

30 to 34 years : 458

35 to 39 years : 566

40 to 44 years : 566

45 to 49 years : 533

50 to 54 years : 294

55 to 59 years : 377

60 and 61 years : 165

62 to 64 years : 214

65 and 66 years : 47

67 to 69 years : 152

70 to 74 years : 101

75 to 79 years : 125

80 to 84 years : 52

85 years and over : 62

Female:

Under 5 years : 353

5 to 9 years : 220

10 to 14 years : 496

15 to 17 years : 360

18 and 19 years : 184

20 years : 59

21 years : 37

22 to 24 years : 310

25 to 29 years : 398

30 to 34 years : 360

35 to 39 years : 408

40 to 44 years : 376

45 to 49 years : 514

50 to 54 years : 308

55 to 59 years : 418

60 and 61 years : 192

62 to 64 years : 116

65 and 66 years : 84

67 to 69 years : 131

70 to 74 years : 269

75 to 79 years : 118

80 to 84 years : 172

85 years and over : 68


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Kelso City, Washington)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 6,566

Multiple ancestry : 3,976

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 90

Ancestry not reported : 1,359


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 10,963

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 75

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 255

Not a U.S. citizen : 698


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Kelso City, Washington)

Total:

Under 5 years : 737

5 to 17 years : 2,002

18 to 24 years : 1,218

25 to 34 years : 1,606

35 to 44 years : 1,916

45 to 54 years : 1,649

55 to 59 years : 795

60 and 61 years : 357

62 to 64 years : 330

65 to 74 years : 784

75 years and over : 597

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 707

5 to 17 years : 1,437

18 to 24 years : 729

25 to 34 years : 766

35 to 44 years : 901

45 to 54 years : 819

55 to 59 years : 361

60 and 61 years : 113

62 to 64 years : 54

65 to 74 years : 198

75 years and over : 187

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 30

5 to 17 years : 460

18 to 24 years : 436

25 to 34 years : 603

35 to 44 years : 800

45 to 54 years : 634

55 to 59 years : 400

60 and 61 years : 199

62 to 64 years : 216

65 to 74 years : 534

75 years and over : 379

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 15

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 60

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 90

18 to 24 years : 53

25 to 34 years : 237

35 to 44 years : 155

45 to 54 years : 196

55 to 59 years : 34

60 and 61 years : 45

62 to 64 years : 60

65 to 74 years : 52

75 years and over : 31


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Kelso City, Washington)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 3,028

Female : 3,244

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,413

Female : 2,278

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 7

Female : 68

Foreign born:

Male : 592

Female : 361


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Kelso City, Washington)

Born in state of residence : 5,740

Born in other state in the United States : 4,291

Native: born outside the United States : 68

Foreign born : 509


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,897

Now married, except separated : 1,448

Divorced : 770

Separated : 244

Widowed : 234

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,034

Now married, except separated : 2,180

Divorced : 728

Separated : 133

Widowed : 271

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 68

Now married, except separated : 7

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 289

Now married, except separated : 503

Divorced : 14

Separated : 79

Widowed : 21


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 10,123

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 383

Speak English less than "very well" : 404

German:

Speak English "very well" : 28

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 124

Hindi:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 7

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 58

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 33

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 27

Speak English less than "very well" : 17

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Kelso City, Washington

  • Other Groups: 2,248   (19.2%)
  • German: 2,132   (18.2%)
  • Irish: 1,518   (12.9%)
  • English: 1,246   (10.6%)
  • Norwegian: 697   (5.9%)
  • United States Or American: 652   (5.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 492   (4.2%)
  • Swedish: 367   (3.1%)
  • Scottish: 299   (2.5%)
  • Italian: 285   (2.4%)
  • Finnish: 239   (2.0%)
  • Dutch: 229   (2.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 178   (1.5%)
  • French Canadian: 164   (1.4%)
  • European: 155   (1.3%)
  • Danish: 117   (1.0%)
  • Polish: 112   (1.0%)
  • Welsh: 101   (0.9%)
  • Russian: 91   (0.8%)
  • Greek: 57   (0.5%)
  • Czech: 49   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 48   (0.4%)
  • British: 40   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 36   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 27   (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 24   (0.2%)
  • Basque: 21   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 15   (0.1%)
  • Australian: 14   (0.1%)
  • Estonian: 12   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 7   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 7   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 6   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 5   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Kelso City, Washington is 11,991



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Kelso City, Washington: 6,040
Female Population in Kelso City, Washington: 5,951


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Kelso City, Washington: 37.2
Median Female Resident Age in Kelso City, Washington: 37.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Washington is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Kelso City, Washington


White


Both sexes

36.6

Male

35.7

Female

37.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

32.2

Male

33.3

Female

27.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.3

Male

29.5

Female

36.5

Asian


Both sexes

39.8

Male

38.3

Female

42.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

28.5

Male

40.5

Female

23.0

Other


Both sexes

23.1

Male

26.0

Female

19.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.6

Male

17.8

Female

20.2

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.0

Male

21.3

Female

18.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

37.8

Male

36.8

Female

38.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Kelso City, Washington


  • White: 10,608
  • African American: 111
  • American Indian: 91
  • Asian: 209
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 414
  • Two or More Races: 558



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 24   (0.67%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 28   (0.78%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 49   (1.36%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 70   (1.95%)
  • 9th Grade: 146   (4.06%)
  • 10th Grade: 122   (3.39%)
  • 11th Grade: 185   (5.15%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 185   (5.15%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,174   (32.66%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 311   (8.65%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 556   (15.47%)
  • Associate Degree: 297   (8.26%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 214   (5.95%)
  • Master's Degree: 171   (4.76%)
  • Professional School Degree: 54   (1.5%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 9   (0.25%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 28   (0.75%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 26   (0.69%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 114   (3.04%)
  • 9th Grade: 73   (1.95%)
  • 10th Grade: 182   (4.86%)
  • 11th Grade: 163   (4.35%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 118   (3.15%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,349   (36.03%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 427   (11.4%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 674   (18%)
  • Associate Degree: 284   (7.59%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 181   (4.83%)
  • Master's Degree: 72   (1.92%)
  • Professional School Degree: 48   (1.28%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.13%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Kelso City, Washington

  • Kelso Sch Dist 458


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 601 Crawford St, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 501-1927, Students: 5,284 )

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

  • Coweeman Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 2000 Allen St, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 501-1750, Students: 645 )

  • Huntington Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 500 Redpath, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 501-1700, Students: 644 )

  • Butler Acres Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1609 Burcham St, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 501-1600, Students: 384 )

  • Barnes Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 401 Barnes, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 501-1500, Students: 355 )

  • Wallace Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 410 Elm St, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 501-1650, Students: 322 )

  • Catlin Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 404 Long Ave, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 501-1550, Students: 321 )

  • Rose Valley Elementary


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1502 Rose Valley Rd, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 501-1400, Students: 151 )

  • Special Education Home & Hospital


    ( Grades: 11-11, Location: 601 Crawford St, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 577-2410, Students: 1 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Kelso City, Washington

  • Kelso High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1904 Allen St, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 501-1801, Students: 1,732 )

  • Loowit High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 2001 Allen St, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 501-1951, Students: 47 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Kelso City, Washington

  • Cornerstone Comm Christian School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: Po Box 33, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 636-1600, Students: 115 )

  • Kelso-longview Sda School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 96 Garden Street, Kelso, WA 98626, Phone: (360) 423-9250, Students: 77 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Kelso City, Washington

  • Kelso Public Library


    351 Three Rivers Drive Suite 1263, Kelso, WA 98626

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Kelso City, Washington


  • Cowlitz County Historical Museum


    405 Allen Street, Kelso, WA 98626

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Kelso 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 Kelso City, Washington.

Area Features of Kelso City, Washington


Airport


(1) Kelso-longview Airport   (2) Monticello Medical Center Heliport   (3) Southwest Washington Regional Airport   (4) Walters Arv Ultralight Airport  

Bar


(1) Rainier Bar  

Building


(1) American Medical Response   (2) Cowlitz 2 Fire And Rescue Station 24 Rose Valley   (3) Cowlitz 2 Fire And Rescue Station 27 Kelso   (4) Cowlitz County Sheriff S Office Kelso   (5) Kelso Police Department  

Cemetery


(1) Rose Valley Cemetery  

Channel


(1) Cottonwood Island Lower Range  

Church


(1) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovahs Witnesses   (2) Shekinah Christian Center   (3) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints  

Civil


(1) City Of Kelso   (2) Cowlitz County   (3) Rose Valley Division  

Dam


(1) Coweman Gravel Pit Number One Dam   (2) Coweman Gravel Pit Number Two Dam  

Gap


(1) Hemlock Pass  

Gut


(1) Marys Slough  

Hospital


(1) Peacehealth Saint John Medical Center Broadway Campus  

Lake


(1) Log Pond  

Locale


(1) Camp Coweeman Historical   (2) Coweeman Ranger Station   (3) Gilles Shopping Center   (4) Meridian Lookout   (5) Mount Brynion   (6) Park-n-shop Shopping Center   (7) Terrace   (8) Three Rivers Mall  

Park


(1) Highland Park  

Populated Place


(1) Davis Terrace   (2) Kelso   (3) Lexington   (4) Longview Junction   (5) Ostrander   (6) Rocky Point   (7) Rose Valley   (8) Vision Acres   (9) West Kelso  

School


(1) Barnes Elementary School   (2) Butler Acres Elementary School   (3) Catlin Elementary School   (4) Coweeman Junior High School   (5) Huntington Junior High School   (6) Kelso Christian Academy   (7) Kelso High School   (8) Rose Valley Elementary School   (9) Wallace Elementary School   (10) Washington School  

Stream


(1) Baird Creek   (2) Blackman Creek   (3) Coweeman River   (4) Cowlitz River   (5) Davis Creek   (6) Goble Creek   (7) Harding Creek   (8) Jim Watson Creek   (9) Mulholland Creek   (10) Nineteen Creek   (11) North Fork Goble Creek   (12) Nye Creek   (13) Sam Smith Creek   (14) Skipper Creek   (15) South Fork Ostrander Creek   (16) Turner Creek  

Summit


(1) Baldy Mountain   (2) Carrolls Hill   (3) Goble Mountain   (4) Meridian Mountain   (5) Monument Peak   (6) Mount Brynion   (7) Nineteen Mountain   (8) Rocky Point   (9) Smith Mountain   (10) Wild Horse Peak  

Tower


(1) Kjvh-fm Longview   (2) Klog-am Kelso   (3) Klyk-fm Longview  

Valley


(1) Rose Valley  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Kelso City, Washington

98626 (pop. 22,549)


Cities Nearby Kelso City, Washington

Longview-kelso Ccd, WA  (pop. 63,011) 1.4 Miles
Longview City, WA  (pop. 36,620) 2.4 Miles
West Side Highway Cdp, WA  (pop. 5,210) 3.1 Miles
Longview Heights Cdp, WA  (pop. 3,537) 3.6 Miles
West Longview Cdp, WA  (pop. 2,762) 4.5 Miles
Prescott City, WA  (pop. 307) 6.5 Miles
Rose Valley Ccd, WA  (pop. 4,941) 7.8 Miles
Kalama Ccd, WA  (pop. 5,198) 9.0 Miles
Castle Rock City, WA  (pop. 2,328) 9.1 Miles
Kalama City, WA  (pop. 1,699) 9.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Kelso City, Washington

360



Elevation in Kelso City, Washington is 722.0 ft. (220.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Kelso City, Washington

Lat: 46.142033 N        Long: -122.906027 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Kelso 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 Kelso City, Washington

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 304   (6.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 185   (4.2%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 263   (5.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 359   (8.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 425   (9.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 396   (8.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 663   (14.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 418   (9.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 285   (6.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 159   (3.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 106   (2.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 44   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 453   (10.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 375   (8.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Kelso City, Washington)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 3,504

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 811

In 3-person carpool : 41

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 57

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 9

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 19

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 17

Walked : 155

Other means : 53

Worked at home : 78


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Kelso City, Washington)

Less than 5 minutes : 324

5 to 9 minutes : 851

10 to 14 minutes : 1,165

15 to 19 minutes : 800

20 to 24 minutes : 540

25 to 29 minutes : 107

30 to 34 minutes : 318

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 41

45 to 59 minutes : 210

60 to 89 minutes : 189

90 or more minutes : 121


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 1,456

No Social Security income : 3,416


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 921

No retirement income : 3,951


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Kelso City, Washington)

Less than $10,000 : 281

$10,000 to $14,999 : 217

$15,000 to $19,999 : 226

$20,000 to $24,999 : 163

$25,000 to $29,999 : 128

$30,000 to $34,999 : 264

$35,000 to $39,999 : 137

$40,000 to $44,999 : 205

$45,000 to $49,999 : 223

$50,000 to $59,999 : 235

$60,000 to $74,999 : 298

$75,000 to $99,999 : 390

$100,000 to $124,999 : 53

$125,000 to $149,999 : 142

$150,000 to $199,999 : 30

$200,000 or more : 45


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $42,464


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Kelso City, Washington

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KPAM (860 AM; 50.0 kW; Vancouver, WA; Owner: Pamplin Broadcasting-oregon, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Kelso City, Washington

  • KMNT (104.3 FM; Curtis, WA; Owner: Bicoastal Media Licenses Iv, Llc)
  • KUKN (105.5 FM; Kelso, WA; Owner: Washington Interstate Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KSWS (88.9 FM; Curtis, WA; Owner: Washington State University)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Astoria, OR; Owner: Cascade Community Radio)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Astoria, OR; Owner: Kbps Public Radio Foundation)
  • KJVH (89.5 FM; Kelso, WA; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Curtis, WA; Owner: The Kboo Foundation)
  • KWYQ (90.3 FM; Kelso, WA; Owner: Way-fm Media Group, Inc.)
  • KTJC (91.1 FM; Castle Rock, WA; Owner: Calvary Chapel Of Twin Falls, Inc.)
  • KLYK (94.5 FM; Castle Rock, WA; Owner: Bicoastal Media Licenses Iv, Llc)
  • KITI-FM (95.1 FM; Winlock, WA; Owner: Premier Broadcasters, Inc.)
  • KPPK (98.3 FM; Longview, WA; Owner: Bicoastal Media Licenses Iv, Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Kelso City, Washington

  • KCKA (Channel 15; Curtis, WA; Owner: Bates Technical College)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Kelso City, Washington

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 424  (17.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 359  (15.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 347  (14.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 36  (1.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 435  (18.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 601  (27.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 689  (31.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 691  (31.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 35  (1.6%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Kelso City, Washington

Rail Station(s)


    501 South First Street
    Kelso, Washington 98626

(updated 2008)



There are 76 Farms In Kelso City, Washington


(updated 2008)



Banks In Kelso City, Washington

Heritage Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 112

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Kelso City, Washington

  • Kelso-Longview


    (about 1.7 miles in Carrolls, Washington; Airport Code: KLS)

  • Southwest Washington Regional


    (about 1.7 miles in Carrolls, Washington; Airport Code: KLS)

  • Chehalis Centralia


    (about 36.9 miles in Chehalis, Washington; Airport Code: CLS)

  • Chehalis Airport


    (about 36.9 miles in Chehalis, Washington; Airport Code: CLS)

  • Pearson Field


    (about 38.0 miles in Vancouver, Washington; Airport Code: VUO)

  • Portland International


    (about 41.0 miles in Portland, Oregon; Airport Code: PDX)

  • Portland Hillsboro


    (about 41.6 miles in North Plains, Oregon; Airport Code: HIO)

  • Astoria Regional


    (about 46.6 miles in Warrenton, Oregon; Airport Code: AST)

  • Portland Troutdale


    (about 47.6 miles in Fairview, Oregon; Airport Code: TTD)

  • Olympia Regional


    (about 57.5 miles in Olympia, Washington; Airport Code: OLM)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Kelso City, Washington

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

76.72%

Carpooled

15.03%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.69%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.11%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

1.19%

Walked

3.43%

Other Means

0.86%

Worked At Home

1.97%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Kelso 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
(Kelso City, Washington)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,961

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 314

Female householder, no husband present : 762

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,295

Householder not living alone : 540


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 270

Female householder and female partner : 42

Female householder and male partner : 287

All other households : 4,273


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Kelso City, Washington)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,562

Renter-occupied housing units : 399

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 65

Renter-occupied housing units : 249

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 189

Renter-occupied housing units : 573

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 695

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,140


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Kelso City, Washington)

Less than $10,000 : 402

$10,000 to $14,999 : 536

$15,000 to $19,999 : 308

$20,000 to $24,999 : 283

$25,000 to $29,999 : 405

$30,000 to $34,999 : 399

$35,000 to $39,999 : 200

$40,000 to $44,999 : 368

$45,000 to $49,999 : 353

$50,000 to $59,999 : 449

$60,000 to $74,999 : 358

$75,000 to $99,999 : 509

$100,000 to $124,999 : 53

$125,000 to $149,999 : 149

$150,000 to $199,999 : 30

$200,000 or more : 70


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Kelso City, Washington)

Total : 5,344


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Kelso City, Washington)

Occupied : 4,872

Vacant : 472


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Kelso City, Washington)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Kelso City, Washington)

Built 2005 or later : 100

Built 2000 to 2004 : 152

Built 1990 to 1999 : 463

Built 1980 to 1989 : 303

Built 1970 to 1979 : 840

Built 1960 to 1969 : 803

Built 1950 to 1959 : 598

Built 1940 to 1949 : 659

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,426


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Kelso City, Washington)

Utility gas : 302

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 29

Electricity : 4,184

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 42

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 232

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 35

No fuel used : 48


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Kelso City, Washington)

Less than $10,000 : 38

$10,000 to $14,999 : 10

$15,000 to $19,999 : 27

$20,000 to $24,999 : 19

$25,000 to $29,999 : 11

$30,000 to $34,999 : 49

$35,000 to $39,999 : 11

$40,000 to $49,999 : 51

$50,000 to $59,999 : 38

$60,000 to $69,999 : 22

$70,000 to $79,999 : 79

$80,000 to $89,999 : 223

$90,000 to $99,999 : 61

$100,000 to $124,999 : 290

$125,000 to $149,999 : 440

$150,000 to $174,999 : 345

$175,000 to $199,999 : 214

$200,000 to $249,999 : 326

$250,000 to $299,999 : 120

$300,000 to $399,999 : 109

$400,000 to $499,999 : 9

$500,000 to $749,999 : 19

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Kelso 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 : 256

Home equity loan only : 224

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 10

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,154

Housing units without a mortgage : 867


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $269,600

Built 2000 to 2004 : $336,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $241,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $48,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $146,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $155,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $131,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $130,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $129,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Kelso City, Washington: 62.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Washington: 64.4%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Kelso City, Washington

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Kelso 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 228 228 $33,434,904
  Two Family 7 14 $998,541
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $220,000
  Five or More Family 5 100 $5,993,691
  Total

241 346 $40,647,136
2000        
  Single Family 186 186 $30,427,919
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 8 $424,352
  Total

187 194 $30,852,271
2001        
  Single Family 140 140 $23,521,150
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $245,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

141 144 $23,766,150
2002        
  Single Family 204 204 $35,289,784
  Two Family 5 10 $786,459
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 5 $285,000
  Total

210 219 $36,361,243
2003        
  Single Family 241 241 $39,907,524
  Two Family 3 6 $607,896
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $359,748
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

245 250 $40,875,168
2004        
  Single Family 297 297 $51,952,586
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

297 297 $51,952,586
2005        
  Single Family 341 341 $66,826,983
  Two Family 7 14 $1,547,752
  Three and Four Family 3 12 $1,222,862
  Five or More Family 2 14 $1,426,670
  Total

353 381 $71,024,267
2006        
  Single Family 437 437 $99,098,395
  Two Family 4 8 $947,763
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

441 445 $100,046,158


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Kelso City, WA): $29,722
Median Household Income In 2000 (Washington): $45,776


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kelso City): $91,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Washington): $158,800


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kelso City): $507
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Washington): $663


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Kelso City, Washington

Utility Gas: 6.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.3%
Electricity: 89.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.5%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(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 Kelso City, Washington are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Kelso City, Washington

Community Home Health/hospice


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

Psa Healthcare Certified


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

Columbia Memorial Hosp Hha


     Address: 486 12th Street, Astoria, Oregon 97103
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 8/23/1994

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 Kelso City, Washington

St John Medical Center


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

Columbia Memorial Hospital


     Address: 2111 Exchange Street, Astoria, Oregon 97103
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

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

Providence St Vincent Medical Center


     Address: 9205 Sw Barnes Road, Portland, Oregon 97225
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Kelso City, Washington

Frontier Rehab & Extended Care


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

Northwest Continuum Care Ctr


     Address: 128 Beacon Hill Drive, Longview, Washington 98632
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 64
     Percent Occupied: 93%

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%

Woodland Convalescent Center


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



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Kelso City, Washington

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 172 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Kelso City, Washington

    Retired Workers: 2,490
    Disabled Workers: 755
    Widowers Workers: 400
    Spouses Workers: 315
    Children Workers: 350


(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 Kelso 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 Kelso 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 Kelso City, Washington directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Kelso City, Washington

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 8 0 25 8 0 8 0 0 0 0 8 0 0
Rape 18 13 22 9 17 13 16 27 10 24 9 6 15
    per 100,000 149 106 185 76 142 108 132 224 82 198 74 50 127
Robbery 17 16 10 14 15 20 19 12 5 18 13 7 4
    per 100,000 141 131 84 118 125 166 156 99 41 148 107 58 34
Assault 52 42 48 33 41 29 46 31 31 23 26 29 53
    per 100,000 430 343 403 278 342 241 378 257 254 189 215 241 449
Burglary 190 197 185 224 214 213 164 129 147 139 131 134 110
    per 100,000 1,572 1,608 1,554 1,885 1,786 1,766 1,349 1,069 1,202 1,145 1,082 1,112 932
Larceny Theft 814 914 867 851 859 795 763 641 670 600 506 551 534
    per 100,000 6,736 7,462 7,281 7,161 7,170 6,593 6,277 5,314 5,480 4,942 4,178 4,572 4,525
Vehicle Theft 82 93 144 117 122 115 73 75 79 39 46 22 37
    per 100,000 679 759 1,209 985 1,018 954 601 622 646 321 380 183 314
Arson 13 8 7 10 7 8 4 3 3 1 3 3 1
    per 100,000 108 65 59 84 58 66 33 25 25 8 25 25 8
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
22 18 21 14 18 16 20 18 12 16 12 11 18
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
275 303 301 301 301 283 251 212 225 195 172 178 171
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
148 160 161 157 159 149 136 115 118 106 92 94 94


(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)



Jails in Kelso City, Washington


  • Cowlitz County Jail


    312 S.w. 1st Avenue, Kelso, WA 98626
    Capacity: 220
    Confined: 248
    Avg. Population: 251


(updated 2006)



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