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Chewelah is a city in Stevens County.

The community name derives from Indian term for a kind of snake

The latitude of Chewelah is 48.276N. The longitude is -117.714W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,667 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,199.


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Median household income
Local
$25,238
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Chewelah demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 7. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.2 per 1,000 people.
Chewelah attractions: Casino
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Pronunciations: chuh-WEE-luh
Municipal address:
301 E. Clay
PO Box 258
Chewelah, WA 99109

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Chewelah residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chewelah ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chewelah was $13,843, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Chewelah residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Chewelah, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $354.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $754.


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Libraries in Chewelah include Chewelah Public Library ... View libraries

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Stevens County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chewelah political report.

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The average commute time for Chewelah workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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