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People

Total Population 2,498
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 20.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,009
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 52.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,597
% Above Poverty Level 91.3%
% Below Poverty Level 8.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 13%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,017
Median House Value $212,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.4%
US/American 0%
English 10.6%
Irish 12.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Kalama Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles N of Vancouver, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles N of Portland, Oregon
County Cowlitz
Standard Zip Codes 98625
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.008
Longitude -122.843

Kalama Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ST HELENS RFD
Distance 9.9 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 55 to 82 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45.7 inches
Station LONGVIEW
Distance 10.4 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 46 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 53 to 77 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 48 inches
Station COUGAR 6 E
Distance 31.2 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 43 F
Apr Temp 40 to 58 F
Jul Temp 53 to 78 F
Oct Temp 45 to 62 F
Annual Precip 116.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Castle Rock 2,334 $50,372
Kelso 11,837 $37,118
La Center 3,066 $85,147
Longview 36,619 $50,355
Ridgefield 5,693 $87,679
Woodland 5,589 $62,148

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Kalama High Schools

KALAMA JR SR HIGH
548 CHINA GARDEN ROAD
360-673-5225
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 573 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.5

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