Chewelah is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 2,607 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Chewelah is the 170th largest community in Washington.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Chewelah is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Chewelah is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Chewelah who work in office and administrative support (16.02%), management occupations (13.13%), and sales jobs (11.81%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Chewelah has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Chewelah has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Chewelah than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Chewelah may be for you.
The citizens of Chewelah are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.01% of adults in Chewelah have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Chewelah in 2010 was $17,908, which is low income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,632 for a family of four.
The people who call Chewelah home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chewelah residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Chewelah include Irish, English, Norwegian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Chewelah is English. Other important languages spoken here include Thai and German.