Wenatchee SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
6
Commute
9

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Wenatchee, Washington Info Snack

Wenatchee (/wnęti/ wen-ATCH-ee) is a city located in north-central Washington and is the largest city and county seat of Chelan County, Washington, United States. The population within the city limits in 2010 was 31,925. In 2014, the Office of Financial Management estimated the population at 33,070. Located at the confluence of the Columbia and Wenatchee rivers near the eastern foothills of the Cascade Range, Wenatchee lies on the western side of the Columbia River, across from the city of East Wenatchee. The Columbia River forms the boundary between Chelan and Douglas County. Wenatchee is the principal city of the Wenatchee?East Wenatchee, Washington Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Chelan and Douglas counties (total population around 110,884). However, the 'Wenatchee Valley Area' generally refers to the land between Rocky Reach and Rock Island Dam on both banks of the Columbia, which includes East Wenatchee, Rock Island, and Malaga.
Population
33,544
Unemployment
5.1%
Poverty
12.6%
Median Home
$221,800
Median Income
$48,565
Median Rent
$855

Rankings for Wenatchee in Washington

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Map Of Wenatchee, WA

Population over time in Wenatchee

Year Population % Change
2017 33,544 0.9%
2016 33,257 0.9%
2015 32,950 1.0%
2014 32,627 1.0%
2013 32,301 1.1%
2012 31,956 1.2%
2011 31,572 1.3%
2010 31,173 -

Crime in Wenatchee Per 100k

Crime Wenatchee WA USA
Violent Crime 213.5 304.5 382.9
Murder 2.9 3.1 5.3
Robbery 46.8 72.8 98.0
Aggravated Assault 111.1 184.6 248.9
Property Crime 2392.4 3173.6 2362.0
Burglary 359.7 590.4 430.4
Larceny 1892.3 2194.4 1694.0
Car Theft 140.4 388.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Wenatchee

White
63.1% (21,183)
African American
0.6% (213)
American Indian
1.3% (442)
Asian
0.6% (185)
Hawaiian
0.1% (40)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.4% (806)
Hispanic
31.8% (10,675)
Race Wenatchee WA USA
White 63.1% 69.8% 61.5%
African American 0.6% 3.5% 12.3%
American Indian 1.3% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.6% 8.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 4.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 31.8% 12.3% 17.6%

Household Income For Wenatchee, Washington

Less than $10,000
7.5% (251,580)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.2% (174,428)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.3% (412,591)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.7% (358,920)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.0% (503,160)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.6% (590,374)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.2% (409,236)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.2% (409,236)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (114,049)
$200,000 or more
3.8% (127,467)
Income Wenatchee WA USA
Less than $10,000 7.5% 5.6% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.2% 3.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.3% 7.9% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.7% 8.3% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.0% 12.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.6% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.2% 13.5% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.2% 16.4% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 7.1% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 3.8% 7.3% 6.3%

Gender in Wenatchee

Female
52.4% (17,577)
Male
47.6% (15,966)
Gender Wenatchee WA USA
Female 52.4% 50.1% 50.8%
Male 47.6% 49.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wenatchee for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
11.0% (3,682)
9-12th Grade
6.8% (2,273)
High School / GED
27.7% (9,289)
Some College
21.7% (7,295)
Associate's Degree
8.4% (2,829)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (5,029)
Master's Degree
6.7% (2,242)
Professional Degree
1.5% (500)
Doctorate Degree
1.2% (399)
Education Wenatchee WA USA
< 9th Grade 11.0% 3.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 6.8% 5.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 27.7% 22.5% 27.3%
Some College 21.7% 24.0% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 8.4% 9.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 21.7% 19.1%
Master's Degree 6.7% 9.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.5% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.2% 1.5% 1.4%

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