Kalama, WA

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Kalama Profile


Overview

Kalama is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 2,798 people and just one neighborhood, Kalama is the 178th largest community in Washington.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities, Kalama isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Kalama are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kalama is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Kalama who work in office and administrative support (17.45%), management occupations (10.52%), and sales jobs (10.12%).

Setting & Lifestyle

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Kalama has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Kalama a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

As is often the case in a small city, Kalama doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Kalama Demographics

In terms of college education, Kalama is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.41% of adults 25 and older in Kalama have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Kalama in 2018 was $38,145, which is upper middle income relative to Washington, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $152,580 for a family of four. However, Kalama contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Kalama home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kalama residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Kalama include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Kalama is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Kalama, WA HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Carrolls Elementary School
3902 Old Pacific Hwy S
Kelso, WA 98626
KG-05
Coweeman Middle School
2000 Allen St
Kelso, WA 98626
06-08
Kalama Elem School
548 China Garden Road
Kalama, WA 98625
KG-05
Kalama High School
548 China Garden Road
Kalama, WA 98625
09-12
Kalama Middle School
548 China Garden Road
Kalama, WA 98625
06-08
Kelso High School
1904 Allen St
Kelso, WA 98626
09-12
Kelso Virtual Academy School
1904 Allen St
Kelso, WA 98626
08-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

KELSO SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Washington

(10 is best)

Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 57.4% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 47.1% 35.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.3% 7.6%

Educational Expenditures

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KALAMA SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Washington

(10 is best)

Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 33.0% 42.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.9% 35.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.1% 7.6%

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