Chewelah, Washington Population 2021

2,716
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Chewelah is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 2,716, it is the 151st largest city in Washington and the 6563rd largest city in the United States. Chewelah is currently growing at a rate of 0.74% annually and its population has increased by 4.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,607 in 2010. Chewelah reached it's highest population of 2,716 in 2021. Spanning over 3 miles, Chewelah has a population density of 919 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chewelah is $52,818 with a poverty rate of 17.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $541 per month, and the median house value is $166,000. The median age in Chewelah is 48.8 years, 43.6 years for males, and 52.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.9 males.

Chewelah Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chewelah was:

  • White: 88.60%
  • Two or more races: 7.85%
  • Black or African American: 1.41%
  • Asian: 1.03%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Other race: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
The current population of Chewelah, Washington is 2,716, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,656.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,607.

Chewelah, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,32488.60%
Two or More Races2067.85%
Black or African American371.41%
Asian271.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.65%
Some Other Race80.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.15%
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Chewelah Population by Race

Chewelah Population Pyramid 2021

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Chewelah Median Age

48.8


Total

43.6


Male

52.7


Female

Chewelah Adults

There are 2,174 adults, (657 of whom are seniors) in Chewelah.

Chewelah Age Dependency

72.9

Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Chewelah Sex Ratio

Female

1,339

51.05%

Male

1,284

48.95%

Chewelah Population by Age

Chewelah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Chewelah Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
All58%42%
Non Family41.5%58.5%
Male27.7%72.3%
Female27.6%72.4%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chewelah Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1112.2958
Married4573.0287.7
Non Family4481.1141.5
Female1233.2227.6
Male833.1827.7

2.92

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Chewelah Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade663.52%
9th to 12th Grade1658.80%
High School Graduate66835.61%
Some College52427.93%
Associates Degree1578.37%
Bachelors Degree1789.49%
Graduate Degree1186.29%
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Chewelah Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chewelah Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,7091,513285
Hispanic56487
Black3737
Multiple Races3333
Asian27
Native American1717
Other Race8
Islander444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Chewelah Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,481$36,607$24,352
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$28,542$31,979$19,276
Some College$28,060$42,875$18,859
Bachelors Degree$37,500$52,727$29,737
Graduate Degree$70,455$65,625$76,083

$30,481

Average Earnings

$36,607

Average Male

$24,352

Average Female

Chewelah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chewelah Language by Age

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Chewelah Language

98.23% of Chewelah residents speak only English, while 1.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Chewelah Language

Chewelah Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,21041618.82%
Asian272074.07%
Hispanic801215.00%
Native17741.18%

17.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.02%

Male Poverty Rate

17.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chewelah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chewelah is Asian, with 74.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chewelah is Hispanic, with 15.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.70%.

Chewelah Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.12%
High School17.40%
Some College10.83%
Bachelors or Greater3.38%

Chewelah Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed7.16%
Male Employed6.13%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Chewelah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chewelah Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,618$52,818
Families$53,287$67,377
Married Families$73,861-
Non Families$17,397$25,911
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Income by Household Type

Chewelah Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Chewelah Married by Age and Sex

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Chewelah Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Chewelah Marital Status by Race

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Chewelah Marital Status

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195

Number of Veterans

195

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam100
World War II24
Korea22
First Gulf War20
Second Gulf War18

Chewelah Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7472
75+57
35 to 5443
55 to 6423
18 to 34

Chewelah Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1869.51%
2 or More97.20%

Chewelah Veterans by Race

Chewelah Veterans by Education

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7.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chewelah Veterans by Education

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46.2%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Chewelah Employment by Age

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Chewelah Employment by Race

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Chewelah Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.05%

Born in Washington

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

1.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.13% of Chewelah residents were born in the United States, with 55.05% having been born in Washington. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Chewelah Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,716200.74%
20202,696200.75%
20192,676200.75%
20182,656281.07%
20172,628210.81%
20162,607301.16%
20152,5770.00%
20142,57780.31%
20132,569-22-0.85%
20122,591-1-0.04%
20112,592-5-0.19%
20102,5970.00%

Chewelah Population by Year