Nespelem, WA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 212. Estimated population in July 2020: 207 (-2.4% change)
Males: 109 (51.4%), Females: 103 (48.6%)

Okanogan County

Zip code: 99155

Median resident age: 28.5 years
Median household income: $30,000
Median house value: $45,500

Races in Nespelem:

  • American Indian (84.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (12.7%)
  • Hispanic (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
  • Other race (1.4%)

Ancestries: German (3.8%), French (1.4%), United States (1.4%).

Elevation: 1820 feet

Land area: 0.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Nespelem

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 29.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nespelem town

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 47.0%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

0.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+15.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Nespelem:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Nespelem:

  • GRANT CO INTL (about 71 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; Abbreviation: MWH)
  • FAIRCHILD AFB (about 100 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Abbreviation: SKA)
  • PANGBORN MEMORIAL (about 101 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Abbreviation: EAT)
Other public-use airports nearest to Nespelem:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nespelem:

  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 107 miles; CHENEY, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,852)
  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 107 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 109 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,284)
  • GONZAGA UNIVERSITY (about 113 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,860)
  • SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 118 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,564)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 130 miles; PULLMAN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 18,110)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 131 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
Public primary/middle school in Nespelem:

  • NESPELEM ELEMENTARY (Students: 172; Location: 229 SCHOOL HOUSE LOOP; Grades: PK – 08)