Zip Code 98532 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameChehalis
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Lewis
Area Code360
Alternate Zip Code NamesNAPAVINE
Unacceptable Zip Code NamesBOISTFORT
Current Population:23596
Racial Majority: 88.14%
Public School Racial Majority:White 77.5%
Unemployment Rate:8.1%
Median Household Income$49484
Average Adjusted Gross Income$66300
School Test Performance:Above Average
Average Commute Time24.6 Minutes
Current Time:
Time Zone:Pacific Standard Time
Elevation Range174 - 1818 ft.
Area340 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)46.63656998, -122.99314117

Zip Code 98532 Description

Zip Code 98532 is located in the state of Washington in the Seattle - Tacoma metro area. Zip code 98532 is primarily located in Lewis County. The official US Postal Service name for 98532 is CHEHALIS, Washington. Portions of zip code 98532 are contained within or border the city limits of Chehalis, WA, Napavine, WA, Centralia, WA, and Pe Ell, WA. The area code for zip code 98532 is 360. 98532 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98532 is 8.1% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 8.2% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 7.4% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 6.9%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98532 increased to 23596 from 20211 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98532 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98532 public schools is White. 48% of students in 98532 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

 White 21134 88.14% 20712 +2%
 Black Or African American 238 0.99% 167 +43%
 Hispanic 1328 5.54% 1610 -18%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 114 0.48% 223 -49%
 Asian 506 2.11% 269 +88%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 0.03% 30 -77%
 Other Race 28 0.03% 28 -75%
 Two Or More Races 557 2.68% 557 +15%

Zip Code 98532 Race/Ethnicity

 White 77.5%
 Black Or African American 0.6%
 Hispanic 15%
 Asian 1.4%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.5%
 Two or More Races 4.9%

Zip Code 98532 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

Total Population2359620211
Male Population50.20%
Female Population49.80%
Total Households8919
Test Score PerformanceAbove Average
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
Median Household Income$49484
Income Under $50K Per Year50.50%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year35.50%
Income Above $100K Per Year14.00%
98532 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 3Jaime Herrera BeutlerRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$210899
Average Real Estate Sale Price$157139
Current Unemployment Level 8.1%
Previous Month Unemployment Level9.1%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago5.2%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 8a: 10F to 15F
Köppen Climate ClassificationCsb - Warm-Summer Mediterranean Climate
Ecoregion 2i - Cowlitz/Newaukum Prairie Floodplains
Average First Frost DatesOctober 21 - 31
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 98532 Annual Climate Data

Avg Min Temp (°F)34353739454952534842383442
Avg Max Temp (°F)45495560667277787361504561
Avg Precip (In.)6.715.655.073.62.451.92.861.1423.977.367.4448.18
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Centralia, WA
CBSA Type98532
CBSA Population75473
Time ZonePacific Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours