The city of Kelso, Washington is located in the Castle Rock metropolitan area.
Most areas in Kelso are quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case around one of the railway lines, Interstate 5 or the airport (Southwestern Washington Regional Airport).
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing the majority of the dwellings in Kelso, whereas the rest are mainly mobile homes. The homes in this city are quite old, because around one third of its dwellings were constructed pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s. This part of the Castle Rock metropolitan area offers mainly two bedroom and three bedroom homes. Home owners occupy roughly two thirds of the properties in the city whereas the remainder are rented.
It can be difficult to get to high schools and primary schools on foot from properties for sale in Kelso. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found. In terms of food, some, but not all, house buyers in Kelso will live within walking distance of one of approximately 10 supermarkets.
Commuting by car is very easy in Kelso. It is very convenient to park. In contrast, the public transit service in this part of the Castle Rock metropolitan area is not very frequent. Thankfully, the city is served by a few bus lines. Kelso is not very suitable for walking because almost no daily errands can be run on foot.