Chehalis, WA 98532 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98532: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Chehalis, WA 98532

Acceptable Alternative
Napavine, WA 98532

Not Acceptable, USPS
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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Lewis County
  • Centroid: Latitude 46.639, Longitude -123.016
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 937
  • PO Box Addresses: 668
  • Residential Addresses: 8,956
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 511
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,445

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Database updated: August 1, 2019, Maps updated: August 2, 2019.

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  1. 98532 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for 98532 (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Chehalis, WA 98532 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Chehalis, WA 98532 Housing Affordability Index is 121
State of Washington Housing Affordability Index is 95
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Chehalis, WA 98532 Wealth Index is 73
State of Washington Wealth Index is 118
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 25,551
Population in Households 24,966
Population in Familes 20,436
Population in Group Qrtrs 585
Population Density 74
Diversity Index1 35
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,694
Average Household Income $69,851
Per Capita Income $26,273
Wealth Index3 73

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,376 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,795 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,802 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 779 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $237,826
Housing Affordability Index2 121
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 9,597
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 6,713
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.6% 0.63%
Households 0.57% 0.63%
Families 0.53% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Chehalis, WA 98532 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98532 to the other 587 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 129 78th
Population Density # 342 42nd
Diversity Index # 318 46th
Median Household Income # 341 42nd
Per Capita Income # 426 28th

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