Kelso, WA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,091 housing units in Kelso. This represents a 4.5% growth from 4,872 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,820 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 271 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Kelso is about 51.3%. Kelso's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.3%. Average household size is 2.51 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Kelso were built after 1959.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type3.90%
One Bedroom17.70%
Two Bedrooms32.60%
Three Bedrooms35.40%
Four Bedrooms8.40%
Five Bedrooms or more2%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.66
Median year structure was built1955
Median Value of occupied units$96,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$77,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.36
Median year structure was built1963
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$416

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage10.40%
Home Equity Loan5.70%
Simple Mortgage49.80%
Debt Free33.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.3%