Chewelah, Washington

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Population in 2014: 2,602 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.0%
 
Males: 1,246  (47.9%)
Females: 1,356  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  51.0 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 99109.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,166 (it was $25,238 in 2000)
Chewelah:

$30,166
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,256 (it was $13,843 in 2000)

Chewelah city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $130,328 (it was $90,400 in 2000)
Chewelah:

$130,328
WA:

$250,800

Median gross rent in 2013: $653.

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  • Races in Chewelah, WA (2013)

    Chewelah races chart
    • 2,40490.4%White alone
    • 803.0%Two or more races
    • 632.4%Hispanic
    • 592.2%American Indian alone
    • 180.7%Asian alone
    • 30.1%Black alone

Races in Chewelah detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chewelah: 87.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.9%), English (15.7%), Irish (12.1%), United States (7.3%), French (6.3%), Norwegian (5.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1903

Elevation: 1671 feet

Land area: 2.94 square miles.

Population density: 884 people per square mile   (low).

Chewelah,WA real estate house value index trend

Chewelah, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Chewelah:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chewelah city:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

73 residents are foreign born (1.1% North America, 0.7% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

2.8%
Washington:

13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,104 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,270 (0.9%)

Chewelah satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane, WA (44.4 miles , pop. 195,629).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (210.9 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (982.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Valley, WA (2.7 miles) , Addy, WA (2.7 miles ), Springdale, WA (3.9 miles ), Columbia, WA (4.1 miles ), Cusick, WA (4.5 miles ), Colville, WA (4.5 miles ), Clayton, WA (4.6 miles ), Inchelium, WA (4.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $89,700
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $196,400
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $123,100
  • 2007: 19 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $114,500
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $145,100
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $177,900
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $244,400
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $187,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 48.28 N, Longitude: 117.72 W

Area code: 509

Chewelah household income distribution Chewelah home values distribution

Crime rates in Chewelah by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0001112100000
per 100,000 0.00.00.043.943.042.887.343.20.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0101002110010
per 100,000 0.045.20.043.90.00.087.343.243.20.00.038.40.0
Assaults 46511310524642
per 100,000 177.7271.2224.743.9559.442.80.0216.286.4151.1228.0153.577.2
Burglaries 6261531151631303121183421
per 100,000 266.51,175.4674.21,362.0645.4685.51,353.11,297.01,339.7793.1683.91,304.7810.8
Thefts 57696577955481486556684470
per 100,000 2,532.23,119.32,921.33,383.14,087.82,313.63,535.62,075.22,809.02,114.82,583.61,688.42,702.7
Auto thefts 6577354356324
per 100,000 266.5226.0314.6307.6129.1214.2174.6129.7216.1226.6114.076.7154.4
Arson 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 181.5300.7240.4320.7375.0205.8355.3282.3260.4193.5211.4212.7197.8

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Crime rate in Chewelah detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Washington average:

1.47
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.2%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +199 (+10.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (32%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Chewelah: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Chewelah, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Chewelah-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 101% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 233.2 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 240.6 miles away from Chewelah center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 423.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 346.0 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 224.3 miles away from Chewelah center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 538.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stevens County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Fires: 3, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chewelah topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Chewelah:

  • PROVIDENCE ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 500 EAST WEBSTER)
  • NORTHEAST WASHINGTON HOME HEALTH (612 EAST MAIN AVENUE)
  • PROVIDENCE ST JOSEPH HOSPITAL (500 EAST WEBSTER)

Airports and heliports located in Chewelah:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chewelah:

  • Whitworth University (about 40 miles; Spokane, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 44 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Gonzaga University (about 45 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Community College (about 46 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 55 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • North Idaho College (about 60 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Washington State University (about 111 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)

Public high schools in Chewelah:

Public elementary/middle school in Chewelah:

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Library in Chewelah:

  • CHEWELAH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $128,102; Location: 307 EAST CLAY AVE; 31,184 books; 1,052 audio materials; 3,231 video materials; 11 state licensed databases; 58 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • KITR Kettle Falls low power FM radio station, 101.5, can be heard in Chewelah
  • KITR Kettle Falls low power FM radio station, 101.5, can be heard in Chewelah added by Robert Dorman

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Notable locations in Chewelah: Chewelah Golf and Country Club (A), Chewelah Rural Ambulance (B), Stevens County Fire District 4 Station 43 Chewelah City (C), Chewelah Community Health Center (D), Saint Joseph Hospital of Chewelah Long Term Care Facility (E), Chewelah City Hall (F), Chewelah Museum (G), Chewelah Public Library (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chewelah include: Chewelah Baptist Church (A), Chewelah United Church of Christ (B), Faith Community Church (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Chewelah: Chewelah City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Chewelah City Of (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 301 East Clay Avenue).

Hotels: Nordlig Motel (101 West Grant Avenue), Chewelah Creek Inn (414 North Park Street), Forty Niner 49'Er Motel & RV Park (Highway 395).

Stevens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 76.0. This is about average.

City:

76.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 22.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 8.69. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.69
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.2%
(16.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.8% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.0%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
39 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
17 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
39 people in nursing homes in 2000
29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Chewelah, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Chewelah (2011 data):

  • AmericanWest Bank: Chewelah Financial Center at S. 106 2nd St. East, branch established on 1990/05/07. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $2,274.6 mil, Deposits: $1,889.1 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Skbhc Holdings Llc
  • Bank of America, National Association: Chewelah Branch at 108 North Park Street, branch established on 1945/02/19. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Washington average:

11.4

Chewelah travel time to work - commute Chewelah mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Chewelah city (based on Stevens County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,80346
Catholic3,97410
Other1,8607
Mainline Protestant1,0948
None31,800-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Stevens County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Stevens County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Stevens County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Stevens County:

27.0%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.8%
State:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.7%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chewelah:

45.9%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Chewelah:

24.5%
State:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.0%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.1%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
This city:

54.4%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Chewelah:

75.6%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chewelah, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$11,167$44,6680$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,373$62,2387$2,424
Police Protection - Officers 4$25,430$76,2900$0
Police - Other 1$3,761$45,1321$331
Firefighters 0$0 1$461
Streets and Highways 2$9,728$58,3680$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,650$43,8000$0
Sewerage 1$5,293$63,5160$0
Water Supply 3$12,277$49,1080$0
Electric Power 3$18,611$74,4440$0
Local Libraries 0$0 5$15,709
Other and Unallocable 2$9,778$58,6680$0
Totals for Government 22$110,068$60,03714$18,925

Chewelah government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,172,000 ($1219.06)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $782,000 ($300.54)
    Police Protection: $348,000 ($133.74)
    Water Utilities: $263,000 ($101.08)
    Regular Highways: $232,000 ($89.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $192,000 ($73.79)
    Financial Administration: $154,000 ($59.19)
    Sewerage: $135,000 ($51.88)
    Central Staff Services: $110,000 ($42.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $84,000 ($32.28)
    Libraries: $68,000 ($26.13)
    Housing & Community Development: $54,000 ($20.75)
    Fire Protection: $45,000 ($17.29)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($5.38)
    Air Transportation: $12,000 ($4.61)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($4.23)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($0.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $278,000 ($106.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $53,000 ($20.37)
    Libraries: $29,000 ($11.15)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($9.22)
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($7.30)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($3.46)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($3.07)
    Electric Utilities: $7,000 ($2.69)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $918,000 ($352.81)

Chewelah government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $433,000 ($166.41)
    Solid Waste Management: $254,000 ($97.62)
    All Other: $33,000 ($12.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($3.84)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $931,000 ($357.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $66,000 ($25.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $103,000 ($39.58)
    Rents: $42,000 ($16.14)
    General Revenue, NEC: $41,000 ($15.76)
    Property Sale Other: $3,000 ($1.15)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,213,000 ($466.18)
    Water Utilities: $430,000 ($165.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $596,000 ($229.05)
    Highways: $116,000 ($44.58)
    General Support: $20,000 ($7.69)
  • Tax - Property: $255,000 ($98.00)
    Total General Sales: $243,000 ($93.39)
    Public Utilities: $92,000 ($35.36)
    NEC: $26,000 ($9.99)
    Other Selective Sales: $18,000 ($6.92)

Chewelah government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,633,000 ($1780.55)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,981,000 ($1145.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $25,000 ($9.61)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $4,713,000 ($1811.30)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,876,000 ($1105.30)

Chewelah government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,793,000 ($1073.41)

6.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,662 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Washington average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Spokane County, WA  2.51% ($35,777 average AGI)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.27% ($44,744)
from King County, WA  0.23% ($38,545)


6.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Washington average:

6.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Spokane County, WA  3.02% ($29,833 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.28% ($28,100)
to Kootenai County, ID  0.13% ($42,526)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chewelah:

  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJRB (790 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCVL (1240 AM; 1 kW; COLVILLE, WA; Owner: NORTH COUNTRY BROADCASTING)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTRW (970 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KTRW, LLC)
  • KDRK (1050 AM; 5 kW; DISHMAN, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KOFI (1180 AM; 50 kW; KALISPELL, MT; Owner: KOFI, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chewelah:

  • KMJY-FM (104.5 FM; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: ALC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KPND (95.3 FM; SANDPOINT, ID; Owner: BLUE SKY BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDRK-FM (93.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIXZ-FM (96.1 FM; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZZU-FM (92.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB)
  • KMBI-FM (107.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KPBX-FM (91.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KISC (98.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYF-FM (101.1 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZBD (105.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAGU (88.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: GONZAGA UNIVERSITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION)
  • KHTQ (94.5 FM; HAYDEN, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KIBX (92.1 FM; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KICR (102.3 FM; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAZZ (107.1 FM; DEER PARK, WA; Owner: 3 POINT MEDIA - WASHINGTON, LLC)
  • KKZX (98.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSFC (91.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KEEH (104.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: UPPER COLUMBIA MEDIA ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Chewelah:

  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
Chewelah fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Chewelah fatal accident list:

Dec 27, 1977 09:50 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $48,000Total costs
  • 750Total average daily traffic
  • 80Total average daily truck traffic
  • 920Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chewelah and their reported violations in the past:

CHEWELAH WATER DEPT SOUTH (Population served: 2,170, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FORTY NINE DEGREES NORTH (Population served: 671, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
CHEWELAH WATER DEPT NORTH (Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 50
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Chewelah

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chewelah, WA
Most common first names in Chewelah, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert3772.6 years
Mary3681.4 years
John3377.1 years
William2781.1 years
James2576.2 years
Charles2075.5 years
George2081.4 years
Margaret1879.3 years
Frank1880.8 years
Kenneth1468.1 years
Most common last names in Chewelah, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones1375.6 years
Smith1273.2 years
Miller1174.8 years
Anderson1073.3 years
King977.9 years
Meyer980.0 years
Bennett975.3 years
Richmond778.4 years
Hall771.0 years
Ross770.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (49%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Chewelah, WA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
FedEx1U-Haul1
MasterBrand Cabinets2Vons1
McDonald's1

Chewelah compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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  • Lynn M. Miner (3)
  • Jodi Lea Wissink (1)
  • Richard E. Burkey (1)
  • Gary Paul Bohannon (1)
  • Daniel Raymond Wissink (1)
  • Renee S. Thompson (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2016.