Wenatchee, Washington Population 2019

Wenatchee, Washington's estimated population is 34,329 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Wenatchee, Washington is the 34th largest city in Washington based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 3468.85 people/mi² (1339.32 people/km²).

The overall median age is 35.2 years, 35.7 years for males, and 35 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.8 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 13,237 households in the city, with an average size of 2.74 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%, with a median rent of $855/month. The median house has 5.4 rooms, and has a value of $221,800.

The median income for households in Wenatchee, Washington is $48,565, while the mean household income is $68,382.

How Many People Live in Wenatchee, Washington?

34,329
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201834,329420.12%
201734,287590.17%
201634,2282620.77%
201533,9663020.90%
201433,6644691.41%
201333,195750.23%
201233,120830.25%
201133,0371410.43%
201032,8965,0401.68%
200027,8566,1002.50%
199021,7564,4992.34%
198017,2573450.20%
197016,9121860.11%
196016,7263,6542.50%
195013,0721,4521.18%
194011,620-7-0.01%
193011,6275,3036.28%
19206,3242,2744.56%
19104,0500.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018119,9431,2971.08%
2017118,6461,2431.05%
2016117,4031,7211.47%
2015115,6821,7171.48%
2014113,9658030.70%
2013113,1624630.41%
2012112,6998150.72%
2011111,8846130.55%
2010111,2710.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White28,897
Some Other Race2,408
Two or More Races1,169
American Indian and Alaska Native499
Black or African American299
Asian232
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40

Wenatchee Wa Population Pyramid 2019

Wenatchee Wa Median Age

35.2


Total

35.7


Male

35


Female

Wenatchee Wa Adults

There are 24,963 adults, (5,314 of whom are seniors) in Wenatchee Wa.

Wenatchee Wa Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wenatchee Wa Sex Ratio

Female

17,577

52.40%

Male

15,967

47.60%

Wenatchee Wa Households and Families

Wenatchee Wa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wenatchee Wa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.7%27.3%
All57.1%42.9%
Male53%47%
Non Family43.4%56.6%
Female42.8%57.2%

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,9962.7457.1
Married5,3193.6972.7
Non Family4,5731.2343.4
Female1,2083.5842.8
Male8963.5953

3.56

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wenatchee Wa Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,40410.98%
9th to 12th Grade1,4846.78%
High School Graduate6,06427.69%
Some College4,76221.75%
Associates Degree1,8478.44%
Bachelors Degree3,28314.99%
Graduate Degree2,0529.37%

Wenatchee Wa Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,72214,5964,547
Hispanic5,1612,465465
Other Race1,13250263
Multiple Races530496195
Native American31230420
Asian22415799
Black1269711
Islander404014

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.20%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,904$37,219$25,406
Less Than High School$25,069$29,361$22,912
High School Grad$26,004$31,215$16,995
Some College$33,200$38,438$30,464
Bachelors Degree$38,869$41,516$32,870
Graduate Degree$61,759$80,948$51,563

$31,904

Average Earnings

$37,219

Average Male

$25,406

Average Female

Wenatchee Wa Language

Wenatchee Wa Language by Age

Wenatchee Wa Language

72.34% of Wenatchee Wa residents speak only English, while 27.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.27% of the population.

Wenatchee Wa Poverty

Wenatchee Wa Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic10,4352,08419.97%
White20,7941,8428.86%
Other2,17437217.11%
Multiple1,12215413.73%
Native4916413.03%
Black2763211.59%
Islander401845.00%
Asian21952.28%

12.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.97%

Male Poverty Rate

14.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wenatchee Wa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wenatchee Wa is Islander, with 45.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wenatchee Wa is Asian, with 2.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.01%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.92%
High School15.15%
Some College9.27%
Bachelors or Greater4.53%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.68%
Male Unemployed20.12%
Female Employed5.84%
Male Employed4.71%

Wenatchee Wa Income

Wenatchee Wa Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,565$68,382
Families$63,330$81,889
Married Families$76,046-
Non Families$27,760$44,116

Wenatchee Wa Marital Status

Wenatchee Wa Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Wenatchee Wa Married by Age and Sex

Wenatchee Wa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Wenatchee Wa Marital Status by Race

Wenatchee Wa Veterans

1,990

Number of Veterans

1,798

Male Veterans

192

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam559
Second Gulf War261
First Gulf War238
World War II219
Korea187

Wenatchee Wa Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9749.02%
Hispanic861.38%
2 or More91.48%
Asian73.04%

Wenatchee Wa Veterans by Education

10.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wenatchee Wa Employment Status

61%

Labor Force Participation

57.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wenatchee Wa Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

54.93%

Born in Washington

87.67%

Native Born

12.33%

Foreign Born

7.93%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.67% of Wenatchee Wa residents were born in the United States, with 54.93% having been born in Washington. 7.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.