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Kettle Falls, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Kettle Falls had a population of 1,682 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Kettle Falls is located at latitude 48.6059 and longitude -118.0617 in Stevens County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kettle Falls (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stevens County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,631 feet.

The City of Kettle Falls (GNIS ID: 2411540) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Kettle Falls is located within Kettle Falls Division of Stevens County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kettle Falls population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kettle Falls: Meyers Falls.

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Kettle Falls, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,682
Population in Households 1,681
Population in Familes 1,330
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 1,497
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 720
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 462
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 777 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 466 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 254 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $134,060
Average Home Value $185,108


Median Household Income $40,099
Average Household Income $47,743
Per Capita Income $20,507
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.49%
Households 0.94% 0.63%
Families 1.46% 0.6%
Median Household Income   -1.84%
Per Capita Income   0.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Kettle Falls, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kettle Falls to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 332 47th
Population Density1 # 202 68th
Diversity Index2 # 468 26th
Median Household Income # 508 19th
Per Capita Income # 533 15th

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