Latest Data (2017)
Population 12,130
Nationwide Rank 2665

Quick Facts

Kelso, Washington is the 2,665th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Kelso, Washington is a city.

Kelso, Washington is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Kelso had its largest population ever.

Kelso, Washington's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Kelso, Washington Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2655 Fortuna, California 12,191 15.9%
2656 Brookhaven, Mississippi 12,173 -6.0%
2657 Freeport, Texas 12,169 -4.2%
2658 Baraboo, Wisconsin 12,164 13.1%
2659 Lake City, Florida 12,163 16.8%
2660 Florida City, Florida 12,155 55.2%
2661 Clayton, California 12,150 12.5%
2662 Red Bank, New Jersey 12,150 2.3%
2663 Babylon, New York 12,145 -3.7%
2664 Speedway, Indiana 12,140 -5.4%
2665 Kelso, Washington 12,130 2.2%
2666 Washington, Indiana 12,114 6.4%
2667 Bainbridge, Georgia 12,111 1.5%
2668 Riverview, Michigan 12,107 -8.8%
2669 Winfield, Kansas 12,104 -0.8%
2670 Fate, Texas 12,090 1908.3%
2671 Amherst, Ohio 12,088 2.6%
2672 James Island, South Carolina 12,083
2673 Green River, Wyoming 12,070 2.6%
2674 Richmond, Texas 12,064 3.1%
2675 Loganville, Georgia 12,062 98.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Washington

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1606 Camas 23,331 80.6%
1607 Moses Lake 23,328 51.0%
1612 Oak Harbor 23,187 17.1%
1626 Tumwater 22,973 55.8%
1632 Kenmore 22,867 22.1%
1715 Mukilteo 21,469 18.5%
1721 Mountlake Terrace 21,337 4.3%
1753 Covington 20,916 47.4%
1758 Mill Creek 20,832 48.8%
1770 Bonney Lake 20,675 74.1%
1778 Battle Ground 20,576 104.9%
1798 Ellensburg 20,326 30.7%
1812 Tukwila 20,144 17.3%
1831 Port Angeles 19,872 7.8%
1883 Arlington 19,212 54.0%
1917 Monroe 18,789 35.1%
2054 Centralia 17,216 15.9%
2066 Anacortes 16,953 16.1%
2121 Aberdeen 16,462 0.2%
2128 Sunnyside 16,407 15.4%
2200 Washougal 15,711 79.6%
2311 West Richland 14,596 71.9%
2347 Lynden 14,259 48.9%
2372 Ferndale 14,026 57.0%
2377 Port Orchard 13,997 79.2%
2381 East Wenatchee 13,983 19.5%
2458 Snoqualmie 13,500 634.4%
2471 Lake Forest Park 13,392 4.2%
2614 Cheney 12,446 40.5%
2665 Kelso 12,130 2.2%
2689 Woodinville 11,997 22.1%
2714 Sedro-Woolley 11,838 32.2%
2721 Enumclaw 11,784 6.2%
2744 Newcastle 11,681 48.1%
2823 Edgewood 11,213 22.8%
2843 Grandview 11,129 31.0%
2915 Poulsbo 10,670 50.2%
3032 Fife 10,154 111.4%
3034 Shelton 10,146 19.9%
3047 Sumner 10,093 17.0%
3049 Snohomish 10,089 13.2%
3082 Liberty Lake 9,893 182.4%
3155 Port Townsend 9,551 14.1%
3163 Gig Harbor 9,507 44.6%
3165 DuPont 9,487 279.3%
3210 College Place 9,258 17.4%
3240 Yelm 9,125 179.4%
3291 Toppenish 8,906 -1.0%
3325 Burlington 8,783 27.4%
3407 Hoquiam 8,500 -6.3%
3501 Milton 8,230 41.9%
3519 Airway Heights 8,166 80.5%
3544 Othello 8,132 38.7%
3572 Ephrata 8,017 16.7%
3581 Orting 7,983 103.0%
3590 Ridgefield 7,959 270.5%
3623 Selah 7,859 23.3%
3637 Duvall 7,813 65.1%
3732 Chehalis 7,533 6.9%
3745 Quincy 7,495 46.7%
3772 Clarkston 7,396 0.8%
3848 Pacific 7,184 34.3%
3874 Sequim 7,108 58.2%
3882 Stanwood 7,096 67.5%
3942 Brier 6,884 7.9%
3962 North Bend 6,821 42.2%
3969 Fircrest 6,794 15.5%
4022 Normandy Park 6,649 4.0%
4147 Steilacoom 6,337 4.5%
4163 Prosser 6,264 27.3%
4192 Union Gap 6,161 9.4%
4202 Woodland 6,138 54.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 12,130 2,665
2016 12,047 2,674
2015 11,901 2,686
2014 11,788 2,682
2013 11,810 2,667
2012 11,832 2,644
2011 11,900 2,618
2010 11,925 2,600
2009 12,150 2,552
2008 12,166 2,523
2007 11,992 2,535
2006 11,944 2,511
2005 11,717 2,521
2004 11,727 2,498
2003 11,670 2,493
2002 11,770 2,462
2001 11,802 2,437
2000 11,867 2,412
1990 11,772 2,162