Kelso SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
4
Commute
8.5

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Kelso, Washington Info Snack

Kelso is a city in southwest Washington State, United States, and is the county seat of Cowlitz County. At the 2010 census, the population was 11,925. Kelso is part of the Longview, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of 102,410. Kelso shares its long western border with Longview. It is near Mount St. Helens.
Population
11,864
Unemployment
11.7%
Poverty
28.7%
Median Home
$123,100
Median Income
$35,680
Median Rent
$775

Rankings for Kelso in Washington

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2

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3

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Population 36,740

4

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Population 10,430

5

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Population 13,254

Map Of Kelso, WA

Population over time in Kelso

Year Population % Change
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 -

Crime in Kelso Per 100k

Crime Kelso WA USA
Violent Crime 372.8 304.5 382.9
Murder 8.3 3.1 5.3
Robbery 41.4 72.8 98.0
Aggravated Assault 265.1 184.6 248.9
Property Crime 4722.5 3173.6 2362.0
Burglary 745.7 590.4 430.4
Larceny 3604.0 2194.4 1694.0
Car Theft 372.8 388.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Kelso

White
76.3% (9,054)
African American
1.7% (196)
American Indian
2.3% (275)
Asian
1.8% (211)
Hawaiian
0.4% (51)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.4% (408)
Hispanic
14.1% (1,669)
Race Kelso WA USA
White 76.3% 69.8% 61.5%
African American 1.7% 3.5% 12.3%
American Indian 2.3% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.8% 8.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.4% 4.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 14.1% 12.3% 17.6%

Household Income For Kelso, Washington

Less than $10,000
9.9% (117,453)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.2% (109,148)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.5% (136,436)
$25,000 to $34,999
17.8% (211,179)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.6% (208,806)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.7% (209,992)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.1% (84,234)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.5% (77,116)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.1% (24,914)
$200,000 or more
0.4% (4,745)
Income Kelso WA USA
Less than $10,000 9.9% 5.6% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.2% 3.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.5% 7.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 17.8% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.6% 12.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.7% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.1% 13.5% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.5% 16.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.1% 7.1% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.4% 7.3% 6.3%

Gender in Kelso

Female
52.0% (6,165)
Male
48.0% (5,698)
Gender Kelso WA USA
Female 52.0% 50.1% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 49.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Kelso for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.7% (671)
9-12th Grade
12.2% (1,449)
High School / GED
36.1% (4,277)
Some College
29.4% (3,487)
Associate's Degree
7.8% (923)
Bachelor's Degree
4.6% (549)
Master's Degree
3.2% (375)
Professional Degree
0.5% (55)
Doctorate Degree
0.6% (75)
Education Kelso WA USA
< 9th Grade 5.7% 3.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 12.2% 5.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 36.1% 22.5% 27.3%
Some College 29.4% 24.0% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 7.8% 9.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 4.6% 21.7% 19.1%
Master's Degree 3.2% 9.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.5% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.6% 1.5% 1.4%

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