Chehalis, WA 98532 ZIP Code Profile


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: 934
  • PO Box Addresses: 644
  • Residential Addresses: 8,794
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 517
    • Single Family Addresses: 8,277

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Chehalis, WA 98532 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 24,552
Daytime Population: Workers 12,397
Daytime Population: Residents 13,689
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,086
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 23,982
Population in Familes 19,595
Population in Group Qrtrs 570
Population Density2 70
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $54,324
Average Household Income $66,592
Per Capita Income $25,425


Total Housing Units 10,020 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,371 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,850 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 799 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $224,839
Average Home Value $254,418


Total Households 9,221
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 6,436
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 0.37% 0.4%
Households 0.32% 0.39%
Families 0.27% 0.37%
Median Household Income   3.66%
Per Capita Income   3.52%

Chehalis, WA 98532 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98532 to the other 585 ZIP Codes 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 # 127 78th
Population Density # 338 42nd
Diversity Index # 321 45th
Median Household Income # 295 50th
Per Capita Income # 396 32nd

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