Wenatchee, Washington

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Population in 2013: 32,701 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.4%
 
Males: 15,251  (46.6%)
Females: 17,450  (53.4%)
Median resident age:  32.0 years
Washington median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 98801.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,708 (it was $34,897 in 2000)
Wenatchee:

$47,708
WA:

$58,405

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,550 (it was $19,498 in 2000)

Wenatchee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $194,286 (it was $129,000 in 2000)
Wenatchee:

$194,286
WA:

$250,800

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $229,344; Detached houses: $244,635; Townhouses or other attached units: $261,558; In 2-unit structures: $416,043; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $188,553; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $169,011; Mobile homes: $75,760

Median gross rent in 2013: $773.

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  • Races in Wenatchee, WA (2013)

    Wenatchee races chart
    • 20,87764.1%White alone
    • 10,25431.5%Hispanic
    • 5801.8%Two or more races
    • 3731.1%American Indian alone
    • 2980.9%Asian alone
    • 1610.5%Black alone
    • 220.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 150.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Wenatchee: 93.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (16.5%), German (12.1%), English (6.6%), Irish (6.3%), Norwegian (3.6%), French (2.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1892

Elevation: 780 feet

Land area: 6.88 square miles.

Population density: 4,754 people per square mile   (average).

Wenatchee,WA real estate house value index trend

Wenatchee, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Wenatchee:

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wenatchee city:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

4,581 residents are foreign born (11.5% Latin America).

This city:

14.0%
Washington:

13.5%



According to our research of Washington and other state lists there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Wenatchee, Washington as of July 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Wenatchee to the number of sex offenders is 794 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,770 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,825 (0.9%)

Wenatchee satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (58.0 miles , pop. 71,845).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (87.0 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (928.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: West Wenatchee, WA (1.2 miles ), East Wenatchee, WA (1.3 miles ), East Wenatchee Bench, WA (1.5 miles ), South Wenatchee, WA (1.6 miles ), Sunnyslope, WA (1.9 miles ), Malaga, WA (2.7 miles ), Rock Island, WA (3.0 miles ), Cashmere, WA (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 93 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 1999: 72 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2000: 45 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2001: 46 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2002: 98 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2003: 85 buildings, average cost: $162,200
  • 2004: 120 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2005: 124 buildings, average cost: $145,600
  • 2006: 134 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2007: 91 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $185,800
  • 2009: 84 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2010: 47 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2011: 41 buildings, average cost: $194,500
  • 2012: 56 buildings, average cost: $190,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 47.42 N, Longitude: 120.33 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Apple Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,516 (+19.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,485 (67.9%)

Area code: 509

Wenatchee household income distribution Wenatchee home values distribution

Crime rates in Wenatchee by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 11001001112
per 100,000 3.53.50.00.03.40.00.03.33.33.36.2
Rapes 161928321914172114165
per 100,000 56.566.298.0110.464.646.956.370.146.652.815.4
Robberies 1626222116222012171022
per 100,000 56.590.677.072.554.473.666.340.056.633.067.8
Assaults 7376546069595565665358
per 100,000 258.0265.0189.1207.1234.6197.5182.2216.8219.6175.0178.9
Burglaries 343325365383287224219212182150197
per 100,000 1,212.01,133.11,278.11,321.9975.7749.7725.7707.2605.6495.3607.5
Thefts 1,5941,5381,3611,4901,3481,2551,2439349549711,056
per 100,000 5,632.55,362.24,765.65,142.54,582.74,200.34,118.83,115.83,174.63,206.03,256.6
Auto thefts 938983104116718761676062
per 100,000 328.6310.3290.6358.9394.4237.6288.3203.5223.0198.1191.2
Arson 71015179461822
per 100,000 24.734.952.558.730.613.419.93.326.66.66.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.7) 463.4465.0448.6484.9410.3343.1344.6312.7296.0276.2272.5

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

Crime rate in Wenatchee detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 45 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.10
Washington average:

1.49

Wenatchee tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.7%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +5,531 (+24.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Wenatchee, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Wenatchee-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 142% 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 102.6 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 108.3 miles away from 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 94.3 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 390.5 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 504.5 miles away from Wenatchee center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 138.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), 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).
Wenatchee topographic map

Birthplace of: Rodleen Getsic - Activist, Brad Lamm - Interventionist and author, Gary J. Coleman - Mormon missionary, Tyler Farrar - Road bicycle racer, Sammy White (baseball) - Baseball player, Bobby Austin (musician) - Session musician, Casey Parsons - Baseball player, Chris DeGarmo - Rock guitarist, Peter Sirmon - Football player, Steve Kline (right-handed pitcher) - Baseball player.

Main business address for: PACIFIC AEROSPACE & ELECTRONICS INC (ELECTRIC LIGHTING & WIRING EQUIPMENT).

Hospitals and medical centers in Wenatchee:

  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1201 SOUTH MILLER STREET)
  • CONFLUENCE HEALTH- WENATCHEE VALLEY HOSP & CLINICS (Proprietary, 820 NORTH CHELAN AVENUE)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON HOSPITAL DIALYSIS CENTER (116 OLDS STATION RD)
  • CENTRAL WA HEALTH SERVICES (903 RED APPLE RD PO BOX 1887)
  • HEALTHY OPTIONS (657 OKANOGAN AVENUE)
  • CENTRAL WA HOSPITAL TRANSITIONAL CU (1300 FULLER STREET)
  • COLONIAL VISTA CARE CENTERS (625 OKANOGAN)
  • PARKSIDE HEALTHCARE, L L C (1230 MONITOR)
  • PARKSIDE MANOR CONV CTR (1230 SOUTH MONITOR ST)

Airports and heliports located in Wenatchee:

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Amtrak station:

WENATCHEE (FOOT OF KITTIAS ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Wenatchee:

  • Wenatchee Valley College (Full-time enrollment: 2,951; Location: 1300 Fifth St; Public; Website: www.wvc.edu)
  • Beauty Academy (FT enrollment: 77; Location: 208 S Wenatchee Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.beautyacademywenatchee.com)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Wenatchee:

  • Central Washington University (about 31 miles; Ellensburg, WA; Full-time enrollment: 10,960)
  • Yakima Valley Community College (about 59 miles; Yakima, WA; FT enrollment: 3,632)
  • Bellevue College (about 86 miles; Bellevue, WA; FT enrollment: 10,940)
  • Renton Technical College (about 87 miles; Renton, WA; FT enrollment: 2,549)
  • Green River Community College (about 88 miles; Auburn, WA; FT enrollment: 7,425)
  • Lake Washington Institute of Technology (about 89 miles; Kirkland, WA; FT enrollment: 2,947)
  • Cascadia Community College (about 91 miles; Bothell, WA; FT enrollment: 2,238)

Private high schools in Wenatchee:

  • CASCADE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 259; Location: 600 N WESTERN AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • THE RIVER ACADEMY (Students: 194; Location: 650 CRAWFORD AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Private elementary/middle schools in Wenatchee:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL-WENATCHEE (Students: 180; Location: 600 SAINT JOSEPH PL; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST PAUL'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 111; Location: 312 PALOUSE ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • CHILDRENS GATE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 37; Location: 1425 CHERRY ST; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MONTESSORI CHILDREN'S SCHOOL OF WENATCHEE LLC (Students: 36; Location: 538 HIGHLAND DR; Grades: PK - 3)
See full list of schools located in Wenatchee

Library in Wenatchee:

  • NORTH CENTRAL REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,583,671; Location: 16 N COLUMBIA ST; 550,604 books; 18 e-books; 32,706 audio materials; 56,367 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 1,001 print serial subscriptions; 5 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Wenatchee: Wenatchee Substation (A), Worthen Street Substation (B), Wenatchee Wastewater Treatment Plant (C), Ballard Ambulance (D), Chelan County Fire District 1 Station 12 West Wenatchee (E), Lifeline Ambulance Headquarters Station (F), Parkside Manor Nursing Home (G), Wenatchee National Forest Supervisors Office (H), Colonial Vista Care Centers Assisted Living Facility (I), Chelan County Juvenile Detention Center (J), Chelan County Regional Justice Center (K), Wenatchee Fire and Rescue Station 42 (L), Wenatchee Fire and Rescue Station 41 (M), Chelan County Courthouse (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Valley North Mall (1), Zitting Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wenatchee include: Salvation Army (A), First Baptist Church (B), First Presbyterian Church (C), Saint Lukes Episcopal Church (D), Wenatchee Seventh Day Adventist Church (E), Wenatchee First Assembly of God Church (F), Grace Lutheran Church (G), Living Hope Community Church (H), Saint Joseph's Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Wenatchee Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Wenatchee include: Pioneer Park (1), Methow Street Park (2), Washington Park (3), Lincoln Park (4), Pennsylvania Park (5), Riverfront Park (6), Lewis and Clark Park (7), Chase Park (8), Mission Street Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Lipton Aaron H MD (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1201 South Miller Street), Rocky Reach Visitor Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Hwy 97A), Cascade Loop Association (Po Box 3245), Central Washington Helicopter (Tours & Charters; 123 Ohme Garden Road), A-Bout Tours (Tours & Charters; 1121 Monroe Street).

Hotels: Keybank - Keycenters- Wenatchee (102 South Wenatchee Avenue), Holiday Lodge (610 North Wenatchee Avenue), Avenue Motel (720 N Wenatchee), AAA Travel Services (221 North Mission Street), Orchard Inn (1401 N Miller), Comfort Inn Wenatchee (815 North Wenatchee Avenue), Economy Inn (700 N Wenatchee Av), Hill Crest Motel & RV Park (2921 School Street), La Quinta Inn & Suites Wenatchee (1905 North Wenatchee Avenue).

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2002 was 24.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 19.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.7
U.S.:

20.2

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

BRAYS LANDING WATER USERS (Address: 305 Olds Station Rd , Population served: 228, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
CHELAN CO PUD - CHELAN RIDGE (Population served: 110, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 regular monitoring violations

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

  • CHELAN CO PUD 1 (Population served: 13,174, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • MISSION RIDGE SKI AREA WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,009, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CHELAN FALLS WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 380, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CHELAN CO PUD - DRYDEN (Population served: 182, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • GAMBLER ORCHARD FARMWORKER HOUSING (Address: 305 Olds Station , Population served: 93, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FRENCHMAN ORCHARD FARMWORKER (Population served: 76, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CHELAN CO PUD - OLLALA CANYON (Population served: 67, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HI-COLOR ORCHARD FARMWORKER HOUSING (Address: 305 Olds Station Rd , Population served: 53, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKEVIEW (Address: 23 S Wenatchee Ave #222 , Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.6%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.6% for Black residents, 17.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.8% for American Indian residents, 44.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 9.7% for other race residents, 6.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.4%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.4%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Wenatchee in 2010:

  • 300 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 88 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 79 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 43 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 28 people in college/university student housing
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 14 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Wenatchee in 2000:

  • 244 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 197 people in nursing homes
  • 142 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 38 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 22 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 13 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 13 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in homes for the physically handicapped

Wenatchee, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Wenatchee compared to Washington state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Banks with most branches in Wenatchee (2011 data):

  • Cashmere Valley Bank: Chelan Street Branch, Easy Street Branch, Wenatchee Branch, Financial Center. 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
  • Washington Trust Bank: North Wenatchee Branch at 1851 N Wenatchee Ave., branch established on 2000/03/06; South Wenatchee Branch at 759 South Wenatchee Avenue, branch established on 1995/06/05. Info updated 2009/02/17: Bank assets: $4,172.4 mil, Deposits: $3,522.4 mil, headquarters in Spokane, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 41 total offices, Holding Company: W.T.b. Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Wenatchee Valley Branch at 30 South Wenatchee Avenue, branch established on 1937/12/31; North Wenatchee Avenue Branch at 830 North Wenatchee Avenue, branch established on 1953/08/10. 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
  • KeyBank National Association: Wenatchee Branch at 102 South Wenatchee Avenue, branch established on 1938/01/03. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Banner Bank: Wenatchee Branch at 501 North Mission Street, branch established on 1890/01/01. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $4,048.2 mil, Deposits: $3,348.4 mil, headquarters in Walla Walla, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 87 total offices, Holding Company: Banner Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Wenatchee Branch at 301 North Chelan Avenue, branch established on 1965/01/26. 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
  • North Cascades National Bank: Wenatchee Branch at 614 North Mission Street, branch established on 2007/05/14. Info updated 2007/09/18: Bank assets: $328.6 mil, Deposits: $285.8 mil, headquarters in Chelan, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: North Cascades Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wheatland Bank: Wenatchee Branch at 1115 N Miller Street, branch established on 2007/12/10. 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.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Wenatchee Branch at 1020 North Mission Street, branch established on 1991/08/12. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Wenatchee, Washington:

  • Forget Me Not Bed & Breakfast, 1133 Washington St, Wenatchee, WA 98801 , Phone: (509) 663-6114
  • Chieftain Motel & Restaurant Inc, 1005 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801 , Phone: (509) 663-8141, Fax: (509) 663-8176
  • Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel, 201 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801 , Phone: (509) 662-1234, Fax: (509) 662-0782
  • Red Lion Hotel Wenatchee, 1225 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801 , Phone: (509) 663-0711, Fax: (509) 662-8175
  • Orchard Inn, 1401 N Miller St, Wenatchee, WA 98801 , Phone: (509) 662-3443
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites, 1905 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801 , Phone: (509) 664-6565, Fax: (509) 664-0122
  • Holiday Lodge, 610 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801 , Phone: (509) 663-8167
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1921 N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801 , Phone: (509) 663-6355
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in Wenatchee, Washington

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.6
Washington average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Utility gas (6%)

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

Neighborhood in Wenatchee (Wenatchee, Washington Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Wenatchee city (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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 14$68,325$58,5641$2,966
Other Government Administration 11$31,070$33,8950$0
Police Protection - Officers 36$262,538$87,5130$0
Police - Other 9$39,479$52,6390$0
Firefighters 26$153,515$70,8530$0
Fire - Other 4$31,499$94,4970$0
Streets and Highways 8$39,028$58,5420$0
Sewerage 8$41,201$61,8020$0
Parks and Recreation 9$26,758$35,6774$695
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6$35,460$70,9201$2,385
Water Supply 14$73,736$63,2020$0
Other and Unallocable 9$41,199$54,9320$0
Totals for Government 154$843,808$65,7516$6,046

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,617,000 ($80.03)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($0.18)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,389,000 ($103.64)
    Fire Protection: $2,888,000 ($88.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,455,000 ($75.07)
    Water Utilities: $1,893,000 ($57.89)
    General - Other: $1,890,000 ($57.80)
    Sewerage: $1,348,000 ($41.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,332,000 ($40.73)
    Regular Highways: $1,156,000 ($35.35)
    Central Staff Services: $951,000 ($29.08)
    Financial Administration: $724,000 ($22.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $523,000 ($15.99)
    Housing & Community Development: $387,000 ($11.83)
    General Public Buildings: $186,000 ($5.69)
    Health Services - Other: $134,000 ($4.10)
    Libraries: $24,000 ($0.73)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,091,000 ($33.36)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $925,000 ($28.29)
    General - Other: $52,000 ($1.59)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($1.07)
    Natural Resource - Other: $12,000 ($0.37)
    Central Staff: $10,000 ($0.31)
    Judicial: $6,000 ($0.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($0.15)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,991,000 ($305.53)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $155,000 ($4.74)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,139,000 ($95.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,382,000 ($42.26)
    All Other: $611,000 ($18.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $180,000 ($5.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $63,000 ($1.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $276,000 ($8.44)
    Highways: $19,000 ($0.58)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $818,000 ($25.01)
    General Revenue, NEC: $801,000 ($24.49)
    Rents: $301,000 ($9.20)
    Special Assessments: $71,000 ($2.17)
    Property Sale Other: $5,000 ($0.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,175,000 ($97.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,419,000 ($104.55)
    All Other: $287,000 ($8.78)
    General Support: $243,000 ($7.43)
    Housing & Community Development: $10,000 ($0.31)
    Health & Hospitals: $1,000 ($0.03)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $5,084,000 ($155.47)
    Property: $3,688,000 ($112.78)
    Public Utilities: $2,709,000 ($82.84)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,110,000 ($33.94)
    NEC: $492,000 ($15.05)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,580,000 ($78.90)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $23,685,000 ($724.29)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $4,800,000 ($146.78)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $12,345,000 ($377.51)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $14,715,000 ($449.99)
    Water Utilities: $2,505,000 ($76.60)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,425,000 ($43.58)
    Water Utilities: $75,000 ($2.29)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,817,000 ($208.46)

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 Wenatchee:

  • KPQ (560 AM; 5 kW; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESTCOAST BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKRT (900 AM; 1 kW; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KWWX (1340 AM; 1 kW; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC..)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KRKO (1380 AM; 50 kW; EVERETT, WA; Owner: S-R BROADCASTING, CO.)
  • 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 Wenatchee:

  • KKRV (104.7 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KPQ-FM (102.1 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESCOAST BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KNWR (90.7 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPLW (89.9 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: GROWING CHRISTIAN FOUNDATION)
  • KOHO-FM (101.1 FM; LEAVENWORTH, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K257DN (99.3 FM; BREWSTER, WA; Owner: BREWSTER GRANGE #1018)
  • KZPH (106.7 FM; CASHMERE, WA; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC.)
  • KWWW-FM (96.7 FM; QUINCY, WA; Owner: FISHER RADIO REGIONAL GROUP, INC..)
  • KZML (95.9 FM; QUINCY, WA; Owner: BUTTERFIELD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KXLE-FM (95.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: KXLE, INC.)
  • KQBE (103.1 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: PEAK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K232CV (94.3 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOZI-FM (93.5 FM; CHELAN, WA; Owner: ICICLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRCW (96.3 FM; ROYAL CITY, WA; Owner: FARMWORKER EDUCATIONAL RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • KFFM (107.3 FM; YAKIMA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K204DD (88.7 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K207CS (89.3 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KCSH (88.9 FM; ELLENSBURG, WA; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • K221BI (92.1 FM; EAST WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: JOHN BYERS)
  • K265BD (100.9 FM; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: SUSAN J. SMITH)

TV broadcast stations around Wenatchee:

  • KWCC-LP (Channel 47; WENATCHEE, ETC., WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K34EM (Channel 34; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K09CL (Channel 9; ROCK ISLAND, ETC., WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K11CS (Channel 11; ROCK ISLAND, ETC., WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K09FF (Channel 9; SQUILCHUCK STATE PAR, WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K11FJ (Channel 11; SQUILCHUCK STATE PAR, WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K13CQ (Channel 13; ROCK ISLAND, ETC., WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K57BA (Channel 57; BAKER FLATS AREA, WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K59BF (Channel 59; BAKER FLATS AREA, WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K13EZ (Channel 13; SQUILCHUCK STATE PAR, WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K08CG (Channel 8; MALAGA, ETC., WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K10CM (Channel 10; MALAGA, ETC., WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K12CF (Channel 12; MALAGA, ETC., WA; Owner: APPLE VALLEY TV ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • K24EX (Channel 24; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14BF (Channel 14; WENATCHEE, WA; Owner: WESCOAST BROADCASTING CO.)
  • K61AY (Channel 61; BAKER FLATS AREA, WA; Owner: SPOKANE SCHOOL DISTRICT 81/KSPS TV)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Wenatchee fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 114m374ftTotal length
  • $107,266,000Total costs
  • 136,285Total average daily traffic
  • 9,925Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31950-1959
  • 81970-1979
  • 21980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Wenatchee, WA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wenatchee)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Wenatchee, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 222 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wenatchee)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Wenatchee)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 95 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED53$169,67548$171,322310$168,99722$113,4751$3,115,09038$144,4769$98,141
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$132,0806$129,24737$182,1962$94,2900$05$126,9901$157,310
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$176,32213$117,03488$171,72411$60,5621$950,0008$131,1748$79,390
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$148,9343$195,09756$182,3754$82,3780$09$113,2483$123,290
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$93,9451$143,25014$190,3423$61,7100$01$54,5002$131,980
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9608.00 , 9609.00, 9610.00, 9611.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$205,14010$192,201
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$201,5003$179,017
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$132,9082$176,590
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$162,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9608.00 , 9609.00, 9610.00, 9611.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 240
  • Hazardous Condition: 131
  • Service Call: 62
  • Good Intent Call: 30

Incident types - Wenatchee

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wenatchee, WA
Most common first names in Wenatchee, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John24176.4 years
William23877.2 years
Mary23380.1 years
Robert21471.5 years
James19574.8 years
Charles15277.1 years
George15278.3 years
Dorothy12377.8 years
Helen9880.4 years
Ruth9682.0 years
Most common last names in Wenatchee, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12778.3 years
Johnson10280.5 years
Jones6379.6 years
Miller6380.5 years
Brown6076.3 years
Anderson5979.5 years
Williams5276.1 years
Wilson5177.9 years
Davis5077.9 years
Nelson4576.0 years
Businesses in Wenatchee, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets3
AT&T1Maurices1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Albertsons1Motel 61
Applebee's1New Balance1
Arby's2Nike11
AutoZone1Nissan1
Baskin-Robbins1Office Depot1
Best Western1Old Navy1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Budget Car Rental1Pier 1 Imports1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1Red Robin1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
Dennys1Rue211
Discount Tire1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sprint Nextel1
Econo Lodge1Staples1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks3
FedEx6Subaru1
GNC1Subway4
Goodwill2Super 81
H&R Block1T-Mobile2
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Target1
Honda1The Room Place1
Hot Topic1Travelodge1
JCPenney1U-Haul1
Jack In The Box1UPS12
Jones New York1Vans2
KFC1Verizon Wireless3
La Quinta1Vons1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Lowe's1YMCA1
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