Chewelah, WA

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2022 Population
2,508
1.17% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
49
8.41% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
17.2%
5.85% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$52,905
11.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$202,700
13.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Chewelah, WA had a population of 2.51k people with a median age of 49 and a median household income of $52,905. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Chewelah, WA grew from 2,479 to 2,508, a 1.17% increase and its median household income grew from $47,609 to $52,905, a 11.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chewelah, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.62%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (4.67%), Other (Hispanic) (2.07%), and Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander (Non-Hispanic) (1.83%).

None of the households in Chewelah, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

100% of the residents in Chewelah, WA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Chewelah, WA was $202,700, and the homeownership rate was 68.4%.

Most people in Chewelah, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Chewelah, WA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Chewelah, WA is home to a population of 2.51k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.71% of Chewelah, WA residents were born outside of the country (43 people).

In 2022, there were 14.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.09k people) in Chewelah, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 141 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 117 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
98.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Chewelah, WA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Chewelah, WA was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Chewelah, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.09k ± 159
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    141 ± 75.1
  3. Other (Non-Hispanic)
    117 ± 157
3.95%
Hispanic Population
99 people

In 2022, there were 14.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.09k people) in Chewelah, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 141 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 117 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.95% of the people in Chewelah, WA are hispanic (99 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Chewelah, WA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.71%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
43 people
3.27%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
81 people

As of 2022, 1.71% of Chewelah, WA residents (43 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chewelah, WA was 3.27%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    62 ± 38
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    28 ± 24
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1 ± 19

Chewelah, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Chewelah, WA employs 985 people. The largest industries in Chewelah, WA are Retail Trade (138 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (119 people), and Educational Services (111 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($85,357), Public Administration ($83,143), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,500).

Occupations

985
2022 Value
± 195
2.39%
1 Year growth
± 26.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chewelah, WA grew at a rate of 2.39%, from 962 employees to 985 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chewelah, WA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (120 people), Sales & Related Occupations (117 people), and Management Occupations (94 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chewelah, WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

985
2022 Value
± 195
2.39%
1 Year growth
± 26.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chewelah, WA grew at a rate of 2.39%, from 962 employees to 985 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chewelah, WA, are Retail Trade (138 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (119 people), and Educational Services (111 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chewelah, WA, though some of these residents may live in Chewelah, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,426
Median earning men ± $13,588
$26,591
Median earning women ± $9,036

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($83,250), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($68,667), and Construction ($41,607).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($70,179), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,750), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($34,167).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.62%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.58M people employed in Washington. This represents a 3.62% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.3%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.97%).

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.975% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.954% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.41M), Some college (1.4M), and Bachelors Degree (1.33M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chewelah, WA was $202,700 in 2022, which is 0.719 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $178,100 to $202,700, a 13.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Chewelah, WA is 68.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Chewelah, WA have an average commute time of 20.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Chewelah, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$202,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$21,935
$742
Median Property Taxes
±$147

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Chewelah, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

68.4%
Homeownership
2022
70.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.4% of the housing units in Chewelah, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 67%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9508
  2. Census Tract 9507

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Household Income

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$52,905
Median Household Income
± $4,026
1.09k
Number of Households
± 174

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.09k households in Chewelah, WA grew to $52,905 from the previous year's value of $47,609.

The following chart displays the households in Chewelah, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $15k - $20k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Chewelah, WA is from Washington.
0.47
2022 Wage GINI in Washington
0.468
2021 Wage GINI in Washington

In 2022, the income inequality in Washington was 0.47 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Washington was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Washington in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (69.2%)
  2. Carpooled (13.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (11%)

In 2022, 69.2% of workers in Chewelah, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.4%) and those who worked at home (11%).

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Commute Time

20.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chewelah, WA have a shorter commute time (20.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Chewelah, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Chewelah, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Chewelah, WA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chewelah, WA (424 out of 2.46k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Chewelah, WA is White, followed by Other and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

90.8% of the population of Chewelah, WA has health coverage, with 35.4% on employee plans, 28.2% on Medicaid, 17% on Medicare, 9.22% on non-group plans, and 1.01% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Stevens County, WA see 1345 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.97% decrease from the previous year (1372 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1932 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 245 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,345 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Stevens County, WA

Primary care physicians in Stevens County, WA see an average of 1,345 patients per year. This represents a 1.97% decrease from the previous year (1,372 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Stevens County, WA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.2% under 18 years, 14.6% between 18 and 34 years, 40.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 25.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.1% were men and 54.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.18%
Uninsured
35.4%
Employer Coverage
28.2%
Medicaid
17%
Medicare
9.22%
Non-Group
1.01%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chewelah, WA grew by 21.9% from 7.53% to 9.18%.

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