Chehalis demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,26411791
Median age33.637.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1850%44%43%
Speak English89%81%79%
Speak Spanish9%8%13%
Chehalis, WA has a population of 7,340 and is the 5,008th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,264 per sq mi which is 981% higher than the Washington average and 1295% higher than the national average. The median age in Chehalis is 34 which is approximately 11% lower than the Washington average of 38. In Chehalis, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 9% speak Spanish. 61% of Chehalis residents were born in Washington, 33% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Chehalis is 981% higher than Washington.
  • The median age in Chehalis is 11% lower than Washington.
  • In Chehalis 86.06% of the population is White.
  • In Chehalis 3.88% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Chehalis 0.44% of the population is Asian.

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      Chehalis population breakdown by race

      Black or African American3.88%3.63%12.63%
      American Indian0.45%1.33%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.03%0.63%0.18%
      Mixed race5.71%5.34%3.06%
      Other race3.43%3.92%4.75%
      In Chehalis, 13.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Chehalis, WA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).