Also See: Chehalis, WA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Chehalis had a population of 7,429 as of July 1, 2022.
The primary coordinate point for Chehalis is located at latitude 46.662 and longitude -122.964 in Lewis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Chehalis encompass a land area of 5.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Lewis County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 236 feet.
The City of Chehalis 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 Chehalis is located within Centralia-Chehalis Division of Lewis County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Chehalis: Saundersville.
|Total Population||7,429 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,149 (96.2%)|
|Population in Families||5,305 (71.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||280 ( 3.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$62,791|
|Average Household Income||$79,741|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||22%|
|Per Capita Income||$31,136|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,178 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,525 (48.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,432 (45.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||221 ( 7.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$262,847|
|Average Home Value||$315,783|
|Housing Affordability Index3||115|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.80%|
|Per Capita Income||1.99%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.96%|
The table below compares Chehalis to the other 639 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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.
|Total Population||# 157||76th|
|Population Density||# 238||63rd|
|Median Household Income||# 435||32nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 465||73rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 483||25th|
|Diversity Index||# 253||60th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.