Chewelah, Washington Population 2024

2,664

Chewelah is a city located in Stevens County Washington. Chewelah has a 2024 population of 2,664. Chewelah is currently growing at a rate of 1.8% annually and its population has increased by 7.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,476 in 2020.

The average household income in Chewelah is $71,732 with a poverty rate of 17.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chewelah is 49 years, 45.1 years for males, and 54.2 years for females.

Chewelah Demographics

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

  • White: 84.77%
  • Other race: 6.74%
  • Two or more races: 5.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.83%
  • Native American: 0.64%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Black or African American: 0.16%
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
902.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
7.59% (188)
The current population of Chewelah, Washington is 2,664 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,476.

Chewelah, Washington Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,12684.77%
Other race1696.74%
Two or more races1415.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander461.83%
Native American160.64%
Asian60.24%
Black or African American40.16%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Chewelah Population by Race

Chewelah Population Pyramid 2024

Chewelah Median Age

49

Total

45.1

Male

54.2

Female

Chewelah Adults

There are 2,047 adults, (662 of whom are seniors) in Chewelah.

Chewelah Age Dependency

81.1

Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Chewelah Sex Ratio

Female1,38955.38%
Male1,11944.62%

Chewelah Population by Age

Chewelah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0852.2368.431.6
Non Family4741.1458.241.8
Married4452.9686.113.9
Male85371.828.2
Female813.7827.272.8

2.94

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chewelah Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade150.8%
9th to 12th Grade1487.85%
High School Graduate65234.57%
Some College47525.19%
Associates Degree22311.82%
Bachelors Degree22611.98%
Graduate Degree1477.79%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chewelah Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chewelah Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,7151,572325
2+ Races898246
Other Race40300
Hispanic27170
Islander16132
Native American16160
Asian660
Black440

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 51.69%.

Chewelah Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,648$52,917$29,659
Less Than 9th Grade$41,786$0$22,031
High School Graduate$25,882$40,109$22,315
Some College$45,577$53,295$35,750
Bachelors Degree$52,083$83,036$36,346
Graduate Degree$75,625$72,500$85,536

$40,648

Average Earnings

$52,917

Average Male

$29,659

Average Female

Chewelah Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chewelah Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chewelah Language

96.1% of Chewelah residents speak only English, while 3.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.43% of the population.

Chewelah Language

Chewelah Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,06227313.24%
Other15111777.48%
Hispanic811720.99%
Multiple141139.22%
Native16956.25%
Black44100%

17.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.37%

Male Poverty Rate

22.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chewelah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chewelah is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chewelah is Multiple, with 9.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.66%.

Chewelah Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.64%
Some College19.38%
High School14.75%
Bachelors or Greater1.07%

Chewelah Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed60.53%
Male Unemployed13.95%
Female Employed2.46%
Male Employed1.68%

Chewelah Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chewelah Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$52,905$71,732
Families$83,125$91,772
Married Families$84,536$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,113$38,086

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chewelah Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Chewelah Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Chewelah Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chewelah Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

118

Number of Veterans

113

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam62
First Gulf War28
Korea4
Second Gulf War1
World War II0

Chewelah Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7453
35 to 5428
55 to 6423
75+13
18 to 341

Chewelah Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1176.48%
Islander14.76%

Chewelah Veterans by Race

Chewelah Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chewelah Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Chewelah Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chewelah Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chewelah Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

52.11%

Born in Chewelah

98.29%

Native Born

1.71%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.29% of Chewelah residents were born in the United States, with 52.11% having been born in Washington. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Chewelah Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,899471.65%
20282,852471.68%
20272,805471.7%
20262,758471.73%
20252,711471.76%
20242,664471.8%
20232,617471.83%
20222,570391.54%
20212,531552.22%
20202,476-191-7.16%
20192,667210.79%
20182,646240.92%
20172,622190.73%
20162,603261.01%
20152,57710.04%
20142,57660.23%
20132,570-20-0.77%
20122,590-2-0.08%
20112,592-5-0.19%
20102,59700%

Chewelah Population by Year