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Median resident age:  43.3 years
Washington median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 98826

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,508 (it was $41,119 in 2000)
Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee:

$50,508
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,741

Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $288,001 (it was $168,500 in 2000)
Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee:

$288,001
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $340,850; Detached houses: $355,536; Townhouses or other attached units: $174,586; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $362,819; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $281,117; Mobile homes: $235,477

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Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee races chart
  • White alone - 5,462 (92.5%)
  • Hispanic - 270 (4.6%)
  • Two or more races - 85 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 47 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 17 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 13 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.08%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.05%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee: 227.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee CCD:  0.9% ($1,436)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bellevue, WA (66.8 miles , pop. 109,569).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (74.5 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (952.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Leavenworth, WA (3.2 miles ), Cashmere, WA (4.5 miles ), Entiat, WA (5.0 miles ), Sunnyslope, WA (5.1 miles ), West Wenatchee, WA (5.3 miles ), Skykomish, WA (5.4 miles ), Wenatchee, WA (5.4 miles ), Manson, WA (5.5 miles) .

Latitude: 47.74 N, Longitude: 120.74 W

Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee household income distribution Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.5%
Washington:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee-area historical earthquake activity is below Washington state average. It is 90% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 88.9 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 79.9 miles away from the city center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
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 47.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/29/1995 at 03:11:22, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.5 MS, 5.1 MW, 5.0 MD, Depth: 10.7 mi) earthquake occurred 79.6 miles away from Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee center
On 6/23/1997 at 19:13:27, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.9 MD, Depth: 4.5 mi) earthquake occurred 85.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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).

Hospitals/medical centers near Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee:

  • CASCADE MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; LEAVENWORTH, WA)

Amtrak stations near Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee:

  • 11 miles: LEAVENWORTH (NW TRAILWAYS/LINK TRANSIT BUS STOP) - Bus Station
  • 19 miles: STEVENS PASS (SUMMIT MINI MART) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee:

  • Wenatchee Valley College (about 29 miles; Wenatchee, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,169)
  • Central Washington University (about 53 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 9,652)
  • Bellevue College (about 67 miles; Bellevue, WA; FT enrollment: 6,870)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 68 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,021)
  • Everett Community College (about 71 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Green River Community College (about 74 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 5,056)
  • University of Washington-Seattle Campus (about 74 miles; Seattle, WA; FT enrollment: 38,572)

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Notable locations in Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee: Fish Pond Campground (A), Tall Timber Ranch (B), Ida Creek Campground (C), Rock Creek Campground (D), Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery (E), French Creek Campground (F), Huckleberry Ford (G), Lake Wenatchee Campground (H), Lake Creek Campground (I), Chatter Creek Campground (J), Theseus Creek Campground (K), Totem Girl Scout Org Camp (L), Meadow Creek Campground (M), Deep Creek Campground (N), Alder Creek Horse Camp (O), Chatter Guard Station (P), Nason Creek Rest Area (Q), Glacier View Campground (R), Cascade Meadows Church Camp (S), Camp Zanika Lache (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee include: Leavenworth Adventist Church (A), First Baptist Church of Leavenworth (B), Leavenworth Community United Methodist Church (C), Cascade Mountain Bible Church (D), Church of the Nazarene (E), Faith Lutheran Church (F), Our Lady of the Snows Church (G), Plain Community Church (H), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Leavenworth Cemetery (1), Mountain View Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Margaret (A), Carrie Lake (B), Lake Sylvester (C), Shoal Lake (D), Lake Phoebe (E), Trout Lake (F), Larch Lake (G), Lanham Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Basin Creek (A), Beaver Creek (B), Ben Creek (C), Barnard Creek (D), Black Pine Creek (E), Bob Creek (F), Boggy Creek (G), Boulder Creek (H), Box Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee include: Fir Creek Recreation Area (1), Nalon Creek Game Reserve (2), Lake Wenatchee State Park (3), Leavenworth Winter Sports Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.1%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.4%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.5%
Whole state:

10.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.8%
Whole state:

4.6%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee, WA

People in group quarters in Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee in 2010:

  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in college/university student housing
  • 2 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
12 people in other group homes in 2000

Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee CCD (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%

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 Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee:

  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KPQ (560 AM; 5 kW; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee:

  • 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)
  • K257DN (99.3 FM; BREWSTER, WA; Owner: BREWSTER GRANGE #1018)
  • KKRV (104.7 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KPLW (89.9 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: GROWING CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • K236AE (95.1 FM; TWISP, WA; Owner: NORTH CASCADES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KVLR (106.3 FM; TWISP, WA; Owner: VALLEY AIR LLC.)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee:

  • K07WQ (Channel 7; PLAIN, WA; Owner: LAKE WENATCHEE TV INC.)
  • K03EC (Channel 3; WINTON, ETC., WA; Owner: W-M T.V. ASSOCIATION)
  • K05FN (Channel 5; WINTON, ETC., WA; Owner: W-M T.V. ASSOCIATION)
  • K10KE (Channel 10; LAKE WENATCHEE, ETC., WA; Owner: LAKE WENATCHEE TV, INC.)
  • K12MB (Channel 12; LAKE WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: LAKE WENATCHEE TV, INC.)
  • K08FC (Channel 8; PLAIN, ETC., WA; Owner: LAKE WENATCHEE TV, INC.)
  • K13SQ (Channel 13; LAKE WENATCHEE, ETC., WA; Owner: LAKE WENATCHEE TV, INC.)
  • K09XB (Channel 9; WINTON/MERRITT, WA; Owner: W-M T.V. ASSOCIATION)


Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee on our top lists:

  • #51 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that had a sunburn in the past 12 months"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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