Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee, Washington

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Population in July 2007: 6,255.
Males: 3,098  (49.5%)
Females: 3,157  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
Washington median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 98826

Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,309 (it was $41,119 in 2000)
Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee:

$56,309
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,618 (it was $22,954 in 2000)

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

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $284,946 (it was $168,500 in 2000)
Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee:

$284,946
WA:

$250,800
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  • Races in Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee, WA (2000)

    Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee races chart
    • 5,46292.5%White alone
    • 2704.6%Hispanic
    • 851.4%Two or more races
    • 470.8%American Indian alone
    • 170.3%Asian alone
    • 130.2%Other race alone
    • 50.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.05%Black alone

Races in Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee: 97.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 982.8 square miles.

Population density: 6.4 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee CCD:

  • Never married: 16.6%
  • Now married: 67.1%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

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+: Issaquah Plateau, WA (60.9 miles , pop. 50,237).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (66.9 miles , pop. 480,100).

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

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Washington:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
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%)

Work and jobs in Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 137% 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 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 418.9 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 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 Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee center
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi) earthquake occurred 125.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), energy magnitude (ME), 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, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee:

  • CASCADE MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (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: 2,951)
  • Central Washington University (about 52 miles; Ellensburg, WA; FT enrollment: 10,960)
  • Lake Washington Institute of Technology (about 67 miles; Kirkland, WA; FT enrollment: 2,947)
  • Bellevue College (about 67 miles; Bellevue, WA; FT enrollment: 10,940)
  • Cascadia Community College (about 68 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,238)
  • University of Washington-Bothell Campus (about 68 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Renton Technical College (about 70 miles; Renton, WA; FT enrollment: 2,549)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
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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%

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Washington average:

11.3

Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee travel time to work - commute Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee CCD (based on Chelan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,57657
Catholic13,5003
Mainline Protestant4,72924
Other2,97412
None37,674-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs 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%

6.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,767 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
Washington average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Douglas County, WA  2.21% ($28,255 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.63% ($59,634)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.38% ($52,755)


6.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.96%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($180 average AGI)
Chelan County:

0.05%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Douglas County, WA  2.20% ($31,721 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.72% ($27,467)
to Snohomish County, WA  0.31% ($42,540)

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)

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%)

Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Leavenworth-Lake Wenatchee on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Other direct selling establishments (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bus drivers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Wood products (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Beverage and tobacco products (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Food and beverage stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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