Chehalis, WA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,839 housing units in Chehalis. This represents a 5.4% growth from 2,694 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,783 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 56 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Chehalis is about 50.8%. Chehalis's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.4%. Average household size is 2.45 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Chehalis were built after 1954.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.40%
One Bedroom15.40%
Two Bedrooms36.30%
Three Bedrooms30.40%
Four Bedrooms10.10%
Five Bedrooms or more4.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.54
Median year structure was built1948
Median Value of occupied units$111,200
Median Price asked for vacant units$122,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.36
Median year structure was built1965
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$446

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage4.20%
Home Equity Loan4.50%
Simple Mortgage58.20%
Debt Free33.10%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.2%