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Population in 2012: 3,942 (82% urban, 18% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.9%
 

Males: 2,081  (52.8%)
Females: 1,861  (47.2%)

Median resident age:  44.1 years
Washington median age:  32.2 years

Zip codes: 98816.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,151 (it was $28,047 in 2000)
Chelan:

$40,151
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,326

Chelan city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $339,528 (it was $140,700 in 2000)
Chelan:

$339,528
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $371,317; Detached houses: $380,867; Townhouses or other attached units: $347,107; In 2-unit structures: $290,724; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $284,851; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $438,533; Mobile homes: $228,865

Median gross rent in 2012: $676.

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  • White alone - 2,803 (72.1%)
  • Hispanic - 942 (24.2%)
  • Two or more races - 57 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 45 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 31 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.05%)

Races in Chelan detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chelan: 96.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (34.2%), German (10.9%), English (6.1%), Irish (4.9%), Dutch (3.0%), Norwegian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Elevation: 1130 feet

Land area: 3.77 square miles.

Population density: 1,045 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Chelan:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chelan city:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

198 residents are foreign born

This city:  5.1%
Washington:  13.3%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Chelan, Washington as of August 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Chelan to the number of sex offenders is 1,971 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,399 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,607 (0.7%)

Chelan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (89.4 miles , pop. 71,845).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (108.6 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (955.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Chelan Falls, WA (1.8 miles ), Manson, WA (2.5 miles) , Waterville, WA (3.7 miles ), Entiat, WA (3.8 miles ), Pateros, WA (3.9 miles ), Mansfield, WA (4.2 miles ), Bridgeport, WA (4.4 miles ), Methow, WA (4.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $134,700
  • 1998: 19 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $155,900
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $206,500
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $177,700
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $136,700
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $217,400
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $217,400
  • 2006: 40 buildings, average cost: $231,400
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $315,400
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $265,400
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $183,800
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $183,800
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $213,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 47.84 N, Longitude: 120.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

Chelan household income distribution Chelan home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Chelan by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 001
per 100,000 0.00.028.0
Robberies 233
per 100,000 55.982.784.1
Assaults 542
per 100,000 139.7110.356.0
Burglaries 423332
per 100,000 1173.8910.1896.6
Thefts 142118152
per 100,000 3968.73254.34258.9
Auto thefts 8812
per 100,000 223.6220.6336.2
Arson 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 327.1) 282.5240.5296.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Chelan detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 14 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Washington average:

1.62

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Chelan, Washington accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +519 (+17.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Chelan-area historical earthquake activity is below Washington state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/3/1996 at 04:04:22, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.3 MD, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 80.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1997 at 14:23:12, a magnitude 4.6 (3.9 MB, 4.6 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.5 miles away from Chelan center
On 6/18/1994 at 07:01:07, a magnitude 4.3 (3.9 MB, 4.2 ML, 4.3 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/4/1997 at 10:45:38, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MD, 3.3 ML, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 8.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/15/1991 at 05:31:13, a magnitude 3.6 (3.0 MB, 3.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 13.5 miles away from Chelan center
On 12/24/2000 at 17:04:58, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MD, Depth: 5.4 mi) earthquake occurred 14.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chelan County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 10, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chelan topographic map

Birthplace of: Dan Fenno Henderson - Political scientist, Alice Stuart - Blues musician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Chelan:

  • LAKE CHELAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 503 EAST HIGHLAND)
  • REGENCY MANOR (Nursing Home, 726 NORTH MARKESON)

Political contributions by individuals in Chelan, WA

Airports and other landing facilities located in Chelan:


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Local government website: www.cityofchelan.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chelan:

  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 33 miles; Wenatchee, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,169)
  • Central Washington University (about 64 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 9,652)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 91 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 2,757)
  • Bellevue College (about 101 miles; Bellevue, WA; FT enrollment: 6,870)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 102 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,021)
  • Everett Community College (about 102 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Green River Community College (about 107 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 5,056)

Public high schools in Chelan:

Public elementary/middle schools in Chelan:

Private elementary/middle school in Chelan:

  • CHELAN VALLEY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: 216 N EMERSON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
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Notable locations in Chelan: Lake Chelan Golf Course (A), Darnells (B), Chelan River Boat Launch (C), Lady of the Lake Commercial Dock (D), Chelan Ranger Station (E), Chelan Ferry Landing (F), Lake Chelan Valley Emergency Medical Services (G), Chelan County Fire Protection District 7 (H), Regency Manor (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chelan include: Chelan Seventh Day Adventist Church (A), Berean Baptist Church (B), Chelan Church of the Nazarene (C), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (D), Lake Chelan Lutheran Church (E), Lake Chelan United Methodist Church (F), Little Stone Church (G), Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church (H), Saint Francis Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Chelan include: Chelan Riverwalk Park (1), Lakeside City Park (2), Lakeshore Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Lake Chelan Historical Society (Museums; 204 East Woodin Avenue) (1), Slidewaters at Lake Chelan (Amusement & Theme Parks; 102 Waterslide Drive) (2), Arcadia (Arcades & Amusements; 246 West Manson Rd) (3), Chelan Airways (Tours & Charters; 1328 W Woodin) (4), Beachfront Mobile Homes (Tours & Charters; 1230 West Woodin Avenue) (5), Chelan Boat Rentals Inc (Tours & Charters; 1210 West Woodin Avenue) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Caravel Resort (322 W Woodin Ave) (1), Parkway Motel (402 North Manson Road) (2), Peterson's Waterfront Resort Condominiums (Highway 97) (3), Campbell's A Resort On Lake Chelan (104 East Woodin Avenue) (4), Mom's Montlake Motel (823 East Wapato Avenue) (5), Best Western Lakeside Lodge (2312 West Woodin Avenue) (6), A Quails Roost Inn (121 East Highland Avenue) (7), Apple Inn Motel (1002 East Woodin Avenue) (8), Mary Kay's Romantic Whaley Mansion (415 South 3rd Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Chelan City - Municipal Court (143 East Johnson Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Chelan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chelan and their reported violations in the past:

CHELAN WATER DEPT, CITY OF (Population served: 6170, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2000 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Unfilt) - In JUL-1998
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Unfilt) - In AUG-1997
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Unfilt) - In JUL-1997
LAKE CHELAN STATE PARK (Population served: 1456, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-31-1997), St Boil Water Order (AUG-31-1997), St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-1997)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-30-1997), St Public Notif requested (JUN-30-1997), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-30-1997)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-1997
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-1997
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
TWENTY FIVE MILE CREEK STATE PARK (Population served: 1129, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CHELAN RIVER IRRIGATION DISTRICT (Population served: 604, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and JUL-01-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-19-1997), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-01-1998 to JAN-01-1999)
FIELDS POINT - CHELAN RD (Address: 428 W Woodin Ave , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WATSONS HARVERENE RESORT INC (Population served: 164, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LAFFERTYS SOUTHSHORE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 139, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2004, Contaminant: Coliform
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-2004
EAGLE VALLEY CAMPGROUND (Population served: 129, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-30-2000), St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2000), St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-31-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2000, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-30-2000)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Chelan that have no violations reported:

  • NEFARIOUS CELLARS WINERY (Population served: 44, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.4%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 63.4% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Chelan, WA

69 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Chelan in 2000:

  • 59 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Chelan compared to Washington state average:

Chelan, Washington environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Chelan (2011 data):

  • Cashmere Valley Bank: Lake Chelan Branch at 329 E. Woodin Avenue, branch established on 2005/09/30; Chelan at 107 N Emerson, Unit 140-2a, branch established on 2005/11/15. Info updated 2006/12/01: Bank assets: $1,176.0 mil, Deposits: $1,042.7 mil, headquarters in Cashmere, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Cashmere Valley Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Chelan Branch at 222 East Woodin Avenue, branch established on 1969/04/21. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Chelan at 106 E Chelan Ave, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Wheatland Bank: Chelan Branch at 134 East Woodin Ave, branch established on 2008/09/29. Info updated 2011/05/09: Bank assets: $274.8 mil, Deposits: $238.6 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Community Financial Group, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Chelan Branch at 101 East Johnson Avenue, branch established on 1953/02/02. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • North Cascades National Bank: at 220 North Johnson Street, branch established on 1986/12/01. Info updated 2007/09/18: Bank assets: $328.6 mil, Deposits: $285.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: North Cascades Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Chelan, Washington:

  • Apple Inn Motel, 1002 E Woodin Ave, Chelan, WA 98816 , Phone: (509) 682-4044
  • Midtowner Motel, 721 E Woodin, Chelan, WA 98816 , Phone: (509) 682-4051
  • The Westview Resort Motel, 2312 W Woodin Ave, Chelan, WA 98816 , Phone: (509) 682-4396
  • Campbells Resort And Conference Center, 104 W Woodin Ave, Chelan, WA 98816 , Phone: (509) 682-2561, Fax: (509) 682-2177
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Chelan, Washington

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Chelan travel time to work - commute


Chelan mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (84%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chelan city (based on Chelan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.79%
Here39.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents36.9%7.9%7.0%6.6%6.0%
Congregations4.9%7.3%7.3%6.1%4.9%
NameAssemblies of GodFree Methodist Church of North AmericaSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents5.7%3.8%3.8%2.9%19.6%
Congregations11.0%1.2%6.1%3.7%47.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
Chelan County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Chelan County:

1.13 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Chelan County:

3.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 87
Here:

12.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.6%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Chelan County:

21.6%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.2%
State:

13.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$14,598$43,7940$0
Other Government Administration 6$27,230$54,4601$1,374
Streets and Highways 9$36,134$48,1791$1,896
Solid Waste Management 4$13,396$40,1880$0
Sewerage 3$11,684$46,7360$0
Parks and Recreation 7$31,934$54,74412$17,740
Water Supply 3$11,490$45,9600$0
Other and Unallocable 4$15,104$45,3120$0
Totals for Government 40$161,570$48,47114$21,010

Chelan government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $834,000 ($211.57)
    Regular Highways: $321,000 ($81.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $156,000 ($39.57)
  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $1,501,000 ($380.77)
    Police Protection: $707,000 ($179.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $446,000 ($113.14)
    Sewerage: $441,000 ($111.87)
    Central Staff Services: $398,000 ($100.96)
    General - Other: $393,000 ($99.70)
    Water Utilities: $385,000 ($97.67)
    Regular Highways: $297,000 ($75.34)
    Financial Administration: $237,000 ($60.12)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $207,000 ($52.51)
    Fire Protection: $146,000 ($37.04)
    Corrections - Other: $133,000 ($33.74)
    Housing & Community Development: $89,000 ($22.58)
    General Public Buildings: $43,000 ($10.91)
    Electric Utilities: $27,000 ($6.85)
    Libraries: $13,000 ($3.30)
    Health Services - Other: $12,000 ($3.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $366,000 ($92.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $2,194,000 ($556.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $181,000 ($45.92)
    Water Utilities: $82,000 ($20.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($4.82)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($3.30)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($2.28)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.51)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,718,000 ($689.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $101,000 ($25.62)

Chelan government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $1,001,000 ($253.93)
    Sewerage: $939,000 ($238.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $523,000 ($132.67)
    All Other: $422,000 ($107.05)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($1.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $325,000 ($82.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $818,000 ($207.51)
    Interest Earnings: $255,000 ($64.69)
    General Revenue, NEC: $117,000 ($29.68)
    Special Assessments: $41,000 ($10.40)
    Property Sale Other: $1,000 ($0.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,190,000 ($301.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $241,000 ($61.14)
    All Other: $151,000 ($38.31)
    General Support: $31,000 ($7.86)
  • Tax - Property: $859,000 ($217.91)
    Total General Sales: $649,000 ($164.64)
    Other Selective Sales: $604,000 ($153.22)
    Public Utilities: $537,000 ($136.23)
    NEC: $64,000 ($16.24)

Chelan government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,679,000 ($425.93)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $7,253,000 ($1839.93)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $5,369,000 ($1362.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,908,000 ($484.02)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $10,234,000 ($2596.14)
    Water Utilities: $1,522,000 ($386.10)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $480,000 ($121.77)
    Water Utilities: $157,000 ($39.83)

Chelan government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,764,000 ($1462.20)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $104,000 ($26.38)

8.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,140 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.28%
Washington average:

7.86%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($333 average AGI)
Chelan County:

0.04%
Washington average:

0.26%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Douglas County, WA  2.31% ($33,401 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.90% ($62,502)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.63% ($48,695)


8.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,399 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.37%
Washington average:

7.07%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($151 average AGI)
Chelan County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.16%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Douglas County, WA  2.72% ($37,856 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.80% ($32,764)
to Spokane County, WA  0.41% ($25,554)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chelan:

  • KOZI (1230 AM; 1 kW; CHELAN, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KPQ (560 AM; 5 kW; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KOMW (680 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chelan:

  • K257DN (99.3 FM; BREWSTER, WA; Owner: BREWSTER GRANGE #1018)
  • KOZI-FM (93.5 FM; CHELAN, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOHO-FM (101.1 FM; LEAVENWORTH, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPQ-FM (102.1 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESCOAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNWR (90.7 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KKRV (104.7 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • K236AE (95.1 FM; TWISP, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVLR (106.3 FM; TWISP, WA; Owner: VALLEY AIR LLC.)
  • K219DQ (90.5 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: WALLA WALLA COLLEGE)
  • K215AD (90.9 FM; CHELAN, ETC., WA; Owner: CHELAN CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • KPLW (89.9 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: GROWING CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION)
  • K265AX (100.9 FM; CHELAN AND MANSON, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K237AW (95.3 FM; CHELAN, WA; Owner: SUSAN J. SMITH)
  • KQWS (90.1 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KWWW-FM (96.7 FM; QUINCY, WA; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC..)
  • KZML (95.9 FM; QUINCY, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZBE (104.3 FM; OMAK, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KEYG-FM (98.5 FM; GRAND COULEE, WA; Owner: WHEELER BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chelan:

  • K44CK (Channel 44; CHELAN, WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K64ES (Channel 64; CHELAN, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • K03DI (Channel 3; CHELAN BUTTE, WA; Owner: T.V. RECEPTION IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT)
  • K07JO (Channel 7; CHELAN BUTTE, WA; Owner: T.V. RECEPTION IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT)
  • K05DW (Channel 5; CHELAN BUTTE, WA; Owner: T.V. RECEPTION IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT)
  • K08FQ (Channel 8; LAKE CHELAN, WA; Owner: SOUTH SHORE TV)
  • K10FO (Channel 10; LAKE CHELAN, WA; Owner: SOUTH SHORE TV)
  • K12FT (Channel 12; LAKE CHELAN, WA; Owner: SOUTH SHORE TV)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Chelan, Washington:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Washington average:
  • Fatal accident count: 119
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 179
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 53
  • Fatalities: 127
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 300
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19

See more detailed statistics of Chelan fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 30 meters (98ft)
Total costs: $21,233,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,689
Total average daily truck traffic: 646
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 12,181

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chelan)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Chelan, WA)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chelan)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 38 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Chelan)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$497,1006$263,4974$299,725
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$249,3501$264,740
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$271,5800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9603.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 32
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Chelan


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Chelan, WA

Most common first names in Chelan, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5378.2 years
Robert3574.3 years
William3478.1 years
James3174.5 years
Charles3074.3 years
Mary2682.8 years
George2676.7 years
Harold2072.8 years
Richard2066.4 years
Walter1675.8 years
Most common last names in Chelan, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1677.2 years
Johnson1583.8 years
Davis1578.5 years
Clark1475.4 years
Miller1271.2 years
Cooper1082.7 years
Harris1080.7 years
Thomas1083.9 years
Gordon1080.1 years
Williams873.6 years
Businesses in Chelan, WA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1RadioShack1
Ace Hardware1Starbucks1
Best Western1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS2
Lane Furniture1Vons1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1
Nike2
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Nick J. Snyder (1)
  • Earl Stanley Foster (1)
  • Joseph Hare (1)
  • Todd C. Quinn (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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