Kelso Information

Kelso Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Kelso, WA

General Kelso Information

State: Washington

County: Cowlitz County

Close cities: West Longview, WA, Longview, WA, Silverlake, WA, Castle Rock, WA, Kalama, WA, Longview Heights, WA, West Side Highway, WA

Kelso Population (census data)
Total 12,041 (+0.8% since 2000)
Male 6,008 (49.9%)
Female 6,033 (50.1%)

Population Density: 1,490 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 85.4 (US Avg is 100)

Kelso Elevation: 80 feet above sea level

Land Area: 8.08 square miles

Median Household Income: $32,949

Zip Codes: 98626.

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Kelso Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (87.2%)
  • Hispanic (6.9%)
  • American Indian (3.7%)
  • Other race (3.1%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • Black (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (17.9%)
  • Irish (12.8%)
  • English (10.5%)
  • Norwegian (5.9%)
  • United States (5.5%)
  • French (4.1%)
Foriegn Born: 501 people (4.2%)
  • Latin America (62.5%)
  • Asia (37.5%)

Local Kelso Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Seattle Mariners
NFL Football: Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks
NBA Basketball: Portland Trail Blazers,
NHL Hockey: San Jose Sharks
NCAA Sports: St., University of Portland

Kelso School Information

High Schools
Kelso High School (1904 Allen Street, Kelso, WA, 98626 - Kelso School District 458 District)
Loowit High School (2001 Allen Street, Kelso, WA, 98626 - Kelso School District 458 District)
Middle Schools
Coweeman Middle School (2000 Allen Street, Kelso, WA, 98626 - Kelso School District 458 District)
Huntington Middle School (500 Redpath, Kelso, WA, 98626 - Kelso School District 458 District)
Elementary Schools
Barnes Elementary (401 Barnes, Kelso, WA, 98626 - Kelso School District 458 District)
Butler Acres Elementary (1609 Burcham Street, Kelso, WA, 98626 - Kelso School District 458 District)
Carrolls Elementary (3902 Old Pacific Highway South, Kelso, WA, 98626 - Kelso School District 458 District)
Catlin Elementary (404 Long Avenue, Kelso, WA, 98626 - Kelso School District 458 District)
Rose Valley Elementary (1502 Rose Valley Road, Kelso, WA, 98626 - Kelso School District 458 District)
Wallace Elementary (410 Elm Street, Kelso, WA, 98626 - Kelso School District 458 District)
Other/Private Schools
Special Education (601 Crawford St, Kelso, WA, 98626 - Kelso School District District)

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