Kettle Falls, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kettle Falls, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Kettle Falls had a population of 1,712 as of July 1, 2017. Kettle Falls ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kettle Falls: Meyers Falls.

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Kettle Falls, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,712
Daytime Population: Workers 447
Daytime Population: Residents 974
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,421
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 1,711
Population in Familes 1,350
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,524
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $41,003
Average Household Income $48,764
Per Capita Income $20,781


Total Housing Units 779 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 469 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 259 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $146,875
Average Home Value $198,617


Total Households 728
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 467
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.89% 0.79%
Households 0.97% 0.81%
Families 1.41% 0.76%
Median Household Income   0.99%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

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, 2017 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 # 330 48th
Population Density # 195 69th
Diversity Index # 478 24th
Median Household Income # 529 16th
Per Capita Income # 554 12th

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