Chewelah, WA 99109 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99109: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chewelah, WA 99109

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 202
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,614
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 77
  • County: Stevens County
  • Centroid: Latitude 48.277, Longitude -117.73
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Chewelah, WA 99109 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,446
Population in Households 5,387
Population in Familes 4,362
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 2,310
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,553
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,682 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,631 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 679 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 372 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $185,036
Average Home Value $262,293


Median Household Income $36,219
Average Household Income $48,157
Per Capita Income $20,798
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.4%
Households 0.75% 0.54%
Families 0.72% 0.52%
Median Household Income   -1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
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.

Chewelah, WA 99109 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99109 to the other 585 ZIP Codes 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 # 286 51st
Population Density1 # 430 27th
Diversity Index2 # 520 11th
Median Household Income # 536 9th
Per Capita Income # 506 14th

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