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People

Total Population 7,314
Male Share of the Population 51.2%
Female Share of the Population 48.8%
Senior Citizens 12.4%
Employed Population 16+ 2,957
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 38.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,729
% Above Poverty Level 79.9%
% Below Poverty Level 20.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 3.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.7%
% Using Public Transportation 3.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 34%
Median Gross Rent $758
Median House Value $165,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.7%
US/American 0%
English 7.5%
Irish 13.3%

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

Chehalis Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles SW of Lakewood, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 71 miles SW of Seattle, Washington
County Lewis
Standard Zip Codes 98532
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.662
Longitude -122.962

Chehalis 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 CENTRALIA
Distance 3.8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 62 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 44 to 64 F
Annual Precip 47.4 inches
Station OAKVILLE
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 51 to 77 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 57.3 inches
Station CLATSKANIE
Distance 40.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 45 F
Apr Temp 38 to 59 F
Jul Temp 51 to 74 F
Oct Temp 39 to 62 F
Annual Precip 55.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Chehalis, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Boistfort (98532)

Bunker (98532)

Ceres (98532)

Claquato (98532)

Dryad (98532)

Forest (98532)

Guerrier (98532)

Littell (98532)

Marys Corner (98532)

Newaukum (98532)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bucoda 622 $42,222
Centralia 16,683 $50,028
Napavine 1,748 $57,159
Tenino 1,915 $58,889
Toledo 605 $62,917
Winlock 1,513 $53,047

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

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Chehalis High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

W F WEST HIGH SCHOOL
342 SW 16TH STREET
360-748-0273
Serves 899 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20

ADNA MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL
121 ADNA SCHOOL RD.
360-748-8552
Serves 313 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.6

GREEN HILL ACADEMIC SCHOOL
375 SW 11TH STREET
360-740-3520
Serves 221 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.1

LEWIS COUNTY JUVENILE DETENTION
1255 SW PACIFIC ST
360-748-0131
Serves 26 students.

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