Pe Ell, WA Population

Population: 657. Estimated population in July 2020: 680 (+3.5% change)
Males: 340 (51.8%), Females: 317 (48.2%)

Lewis County

Zip code: 98572

Median resident age: 34.4 years
Median household income: $27,321
Median house value: $82,600

Races in Pe Ell:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.1%)
  • American Indian (3.3%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Other race (1.1%)
  • Filipino (0.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (20.2%), United States (18.4%), German (15.1%), Irish (14.0%), Polish (9.3%), French (4.4%).

Elevation: 412 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Pe Ell

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 12.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 34.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pe Ell town

  • Never married: 15.9%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +114 (+21.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Pe Ell:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pe Ell:

  • OLYMPIA (about 39 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Abbreviation: OLM)
  • ASTORIA REGIONAL (about 49 miles; ASTORIA, OR; Abbreviation: AST)
  • GRAY AAF (about 61 miles; FORT LEWIS/TACOMA, WA; Abbreviation: GRF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pe Ell:

  • R & K SKYRANCH (about 23 miles; ROCHESTER, WA; Abbreviation: 8W9)
  • CHEHALIS-CENTRALIA (about 24 miles; CHEHALIS, WA; Abbreviation: CLS)
  • ELMA MUNI (about 30 miles; ELMA, WA; Abbreviation: 4W8)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pe Ell:

  • SOUTH PUGET SOUND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,908)
  • LOWER COLUMBIA COLLEGE (about 36 miles; LONGVIEW, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,237)
  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 41 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
  • PIERCE COLLEGE AT FORT STEILACOOM (about 66 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,921)
  • CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 69 miles; LAKEWOOD, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,819)
  • TACOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,710)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PUGET SOUND (about 74 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,754)
Public primary/middle schools in Pe Ell:

  • PE ELL SCHOOL (Students: 335; Location: 519 N. 2ND STREET; Grades: KG – 12)
  • TROJAN ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 519 N. 2ND STREET; Grades: 06 – 12)