Living in Kelso, WA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Kelso, Washington Info Snack

Population
12,123
Unemployment
8.6%
Poverty
23.7%
Median Home
$148,100
Median Income
$39,044
Median Rent
$833

Kelso SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
7
Affordability
4
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
8.5

Kelso, WA Crime Report

425
Total Crimes
3,440.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
38.90%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Kelso
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 425 3,440.2 2,975.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 33 267.1 293.9 366.7
Murder 1 8.1 2.6 5.0
Robbery 6 48.6 67.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 15 121.4 179.9 250.2
Property Crime 392 3,173.1 2,681.9 2,109.9
Burglary 47 380.4 453.6 340.5
Larceny 330 2,671.2 1,907.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 15 121.4 320.5 219.9

Kelso, WA Cost Of Living

102
Kelso's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Kelso Washington National Average
Overall 102 116 100
Services 123 108 100
Groceries 115 108 100
Health 115 119 100
Housing 70 135 100
Transportation 126 116 100
Utilities 87 89 100

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Map Of Kelso, WA

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Population over time in Kelso

Year Population % Change
2019 12,123 1.2%
2018 11,983 1.0%
2017 11,864 -0.1%
2016 11,871 0.3%
2015 11,837 0.0%
2014 11,837 -0.3%
2013 11,878 -0.4%
2012 11,929 -0.4%
2011 11,974 -0.0%
2010 11,977 -

Race / Ethnicity in Kelso

White
75.4% (9,145)
African American
1.2% (145)
American Indian
1.3% (157)
Asian
1.4% (172)
Hawaiian
0.0% (1)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.8% (465)
Hispanic
16.8% (2,038)
Race Kelso WA USA
White 75.4% 68.5% 60.7%
African American 1.2% 3.7% 12.3%
American Indian 1.3% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 8.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.8% 4.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 16.8% 12.7% 18.0%

Gender in Kelso

Female
50.2% (6,084)
Male
49.8% (6,039)
Gender Kelso WA USA
Female 50.2% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 49.8% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Kelso for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (606)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (1,212)
High School / GED
39.0% (4,727)
Some College
27.0% (3,273)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,091)
Bachelor's Degree
7.0% (848)
Master's Degree
3.0% (363)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Kelso WA USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 39.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 7.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Kelso, Washington

Less than $10,000
8.5% (102,552)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.3% (52,604)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.4% (187,039)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.0% (181,725)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.5% (224,500)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.6% (225,562)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.1% (109,726)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.2% (86,877)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.1% (24,973)
$200,000 or more
1.4% (16,737)
Income Kelso WA USA
Less than $10,000 8.5% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.3% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.4% 6.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.0% 7.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.5% 11.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.6% 17.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.1% 13.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.2% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.1% 8.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.4% 9.5% 7.7%

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