Chewelah, Washington Population 2020

2,713

Chewelah is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 2,713, it is the 150th largest city in Washington and the 6562nd largest city in the United States. Chewelah is currently growing at a rate of 0.89% annually and its population has increased by 4.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,607 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Chewelah has a population density of 918 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chewelah is $47,357 with a poverty rate of 20.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $617 per month, and the median house value is $144,200. The median age in Chewelah is 49 years, 47 years for males, and 51.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.4 males.

Chewelah Demographics

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

  • White: 88.70%
  • Two or more races: 6.83%
  • Black or African American: 2.94%
  • Asian: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Chewelah, Washington is 2,713, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,665.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,607.

Chewelah, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,32488.70%
Two or More Races1796.83%
Black or African American772.94%
Asian250.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander20.08%

Chewelah Population Pyramid 2020

Chewelah Median Age

49


Total

47


Male

51.7


Female

Chewelah Adults

There are 2,146 adults, (620 of whom are seniors) in Chewelah.

Chewelah Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Chewelah Sex Ratio

Female

1,355

51.72%

Male

1,265

48.28%

Chewelah Households and Families

Chewelah Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chewelah Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All54.8%45.2%
Non Family41.4%58.6%
Male29.2%70.8%
Female17.3%82.7%

54.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1342.2454.8
Married4692.8983.6
Non Family4371.1141.4
Female1563.0317.3
Male723.1329.2

2.82

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chewelah Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade542.87%
9th to 12th Grade1437.59%
High School Graduate70037.15%
Some College57430.47%
Associates Degree1588.39%
Bachelors Degree1658.76%
Graduate Degree904.78%

Chewelah Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,7131,541241
Black4646
Multiple Races44444
Hispanic41418
Asian25
Native American1313
Islander222

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,100$33,036$23,026
Less Than High School$37,708$$
High School Grad$27,708$30,927$
Some College$22,917$33,958$18,405
Bachelors Degree$28,542$$27,250
Graduate Degree$66,000$64,821$76,563

$28,100

Average Earnings

$33,036

Average Male

$23,026

Average Female

Chewelah Language

Chewelah Language by Age

Chewelah Language

98.55% of Chewelah residents speak only English, while 1.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.85% of the population.

Chewelah Poverty

Chewelah Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,21144620.17%
Black775470.13%
Asian251872.00%
Multiple17973.91%

20.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.14%

Male Poverty Rate

20.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chewelah

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chewelah is Asian, with 72.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chewelah is Multiple, with 3.91% 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 18.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.46%
High School17.95%
Some College10.34%
Bachelors or Greater3.17%
Name Poverty
Female Employed12.07%
Male Employed3.91%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Chewelah Income

Chewelah Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,280$47,357
Families$48,672$58,106
Married Families$67,875-
Non Families$17,426$23,465

Chewelah Marital Status

Chewelah Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Chewelah Married by Age and Sex

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

Chewelah Veterans

244

Number of Veterans

238

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam125
Korea36
First Gulf War22
World War II21
Second Gulf War15

$Chewelah Veterans by Education

2.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chewelah Employment Status

45.5%

Labor Force Participation

43.5%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Chewelah Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

57.75%

Born in Washington

97.29%

Native Born

2.71%

Foreign Born

1.53%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.29% of Chewelah residents were born in the United States, with 57.75% having been born in Washington. 1.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,713240.89%
20192,689240.90%
20182,665281.06%
20172,637240.92%
20162,613311.20%
20152,5820.00%
20142,58280.31%
20132,574-22-0.85%
20122,5960.00%
20112,596-5-0.19%
20102,6010.00%