Living in Wenatchee, WA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Wenatchee SnackAbility

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

Wenatchee, WA Crime Report

951
Total Crimes
2,783.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
8.37%
Above National Average

Wenatchee, WA Cost Of Living

104
Wenatchee's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average

Wenatchee, Washington Info Snack

Wenatchee (/wnæti/ 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
34,094
Unemployment
4.3%
Poverty
12.2%
Median Home
$238,900
Median Income
$51,561
Median Rent
$885

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Rankings for Wenatchee in Washington

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4

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5

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Population 13,817

Map Of Wenatchee, WA

Population over time in Wenatchee

Year Population % Change
2017 34,094 1.6%
2016 33,544 0.9%
2015 33,257 0.9%
2014 32,950 1.0%
2013 32,627 1.0%
2012 32,301 1.1%
2011 31,956 1.2%
2010 31,572 1.3%
2009 31,173 -
Crime/100k Wenatchee WA USA
Violent Crime 292.7 311.5 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.1 5.0
Robbery 49.8 73.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 184.4 189.1 246.8
Property Crime 2490.6 2946.2 2199.5
Burglary 283.9 533.5 376.0
Larceny 2042.8 2045.4 1594.6
Car Theft 163.9 367.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Wenatchee

White
62.0% (21,133)
African American
0.7% (229)
American Indian
0.8% (283)
Asian
0.8% (267)
Hawaiian
0.1% (48)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.1% (1,062)
Hispanic
32.5% (11,072)
Race Wenatchee WA USA
White 62.0% 69.1% 61.1%
African American 0.7% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.8% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 8.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.1% 4.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 32.5% 12.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Wenatchee, Washington

Less than $10,000
5.4% (184,827)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.4% (148,458)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.2% (414,979)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.5% (390,552)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.7% (533,855)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.3% (588,407)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.1% (411,994)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.0% (444,834)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.2% (141,945)
$200,000 or more
4.4% (149,544)
Income Wenatchee WA USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 5.2% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.4% 3.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.2% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.5% 7.8% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.7% 11.8% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.3% 17.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.1% 13.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.0% 17.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.2% 7.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.4% 8.4% 7.0%

Gender in Wenatchee

Female
51.1% (17,438)
Male
48.9% (16,656)
Gender Wenatchee WA USA
Female 51.1% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Wenatchee for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (3,409)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (2,727)
High School / GED
27.0% (9,205)
Some College
21.0% (7,159)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (3,409)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (4,773)
Master's Degree
7.0% (2,386)
Professional Degree
2.0% (681)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (340)
Education Wenatchee WA USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 24.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Wenatchee

Overall User Rating
2.0
/5

Travman 2322

I live In Wenatchee WA You know that place all the west side people come and watch our wildfires and skiers if you live in or by Wenatchee tell me this is not true! !,

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