Chelan County, Washington Population 2018

Chelan County, Washington's estimated population is 76,533 with a growth rate of 2.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Chelan County, Washington is the 17th largest county in Washington.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201776,5331,7722.37%
201674,761-1,207-1.59%
201675,9688001.06%
201575,1689471.28%
201474,2214230.57%
201373,7982700.37%
201273,5282950.40%
201173,2334710.65%
201072,76220,51239.26%
199052,2507,18915.95%
198045,0613,7068.96%
197041,3556111.50%
196040,7441,4433.67%
195039,3014,88914.21%
194034,4122,7788.78%
193031,63410,72851.32%
192020,9065,80238.41%
191015,10411,173284.23%
19003,9310.00%

Chelan County, Washington Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White67,799
Some Other Race3,032
Two or More Races1,861
American Indian and Alaska Native922
Asian680
Black or African American370
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander97

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Chelan County, Washington Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Chelan County, Washington Median Age

39.8


Total

38.1


Male

41.1


Female

Chelan County, Washington Adults

There are 56,669 adults, (13,083 of which are seniors) in Chelan County, Washington.

Chelan County, Washington Age Dependency

71.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Chelan County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

37,562

50.24%

Male

37,199

49.76%

Chelan County, Washington Households and Families

Chelan County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chelan County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.8%22.2%
All65.7%34.3%
Non Family56.5%43.5%
Female42.7%57.3%
Male41.4%58.6%

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chelan County, Washington Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,2002.765.7
Married14,3803.3977.8
Non Family8,9811.2256.5
Female2,4503.5742.7
Male1,3893.6541.4

3.36

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chelan County, Washington Households

Chelan County, Washington Education

Chelan County, Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,7069.38%
9th to 12th Grade4,0108.00%
High School Graduate14,34228.60%
Some College10,27220.49%
Associates Degree4,1228.22%
Bachelors Degree7,55915.07%
Graduate Degree5,13310.24%

Chelan County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White38,95435,48311,369
Hispanic9,5624,533772
Other Race1,585736113
Multiple Races759661323
Native American49846040
Asian485375245
Black19212425
Islander636312

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 islander people with a rate of 50.52%.

Chelan County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,294$38,611$26,222
Less Than High School$23,929$26,545$18,947
High School Grad$26,321$32,936$21,182
Some College$34,499$42,889$27,639
Bachelors Degree$40,713$51,207$35,960
Graduate Degree$60,720$64,063$52,370

$32,294

Average Earnings

$38,611

Average Male

$26,222

Average Female

Chelan County, Washington Language

Chelan County, Washington Language by Age

Chelan County, Washington Language

74.98% of Chelan County, Washington residents speak only English, while 25.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.17% of the population.

Chelan County, Washington Poverty

Chelan County, Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50,8145,24610.32%
Hispanic20,1443,64218.08%
Other2,91140814.02%
Multiple1,81224213.36%
Asian67011316.87%
Native914475.14%
Black3334112.31%
Islander973334.02%

12.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.51%

Male Poverty Rate

13.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chelan County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chelan County, Washington is Islander, with 34.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chelan County, Washington is Native, with 5.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.34%.

Chelan County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.90%
High School14.25%
Some College9.13%
Bachelors or Greater5.46%

Chelan County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed31.93%
Male Unemployed15.91%
Female Employed5.95%
Male Employed4.27%

Chelan County, Washington Income

Chelan County, Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,845$67,915
Families$62,428$80,391
Married Families$71,021$
Non Families$30,141$40,367

Chelan County, Washington Marital Status

Chelan County, Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Chelan County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

Chelan County, Washington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Chelan County, Washington Marital Status by Race

Chelan County, Washington Veterans

Chelan County, Washington Veterans by War

5,493

Number of Veterans

4,949

Male Veterans

544

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,072
First Gulf War562
World War II535
Korea516
Second Gulf War493

Chelan County, Washington Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,550
65 to 741,415
35 to 541,218
55 to 64986
18 to 34324

Chelan County, Washington Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,30510.18%
Hispanic1901.56%
2 or More13614.77%
Indian283.55%
Asian183.49%
Hawaiian67.50%

Chelan County, Washington Veterans by Education

8.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chelan County, Washington Employment Status

Chelan County, Washington Employment by Age

61%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Chelan County, Washington Employment by Race

Chelan County, Washington Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Chelan County, Washington

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Wenatchee322153392117065.30%
Chelan387841082305.93%
Cashmere31093162531.70%
Leavenworth19521994422.15%
Entiat11121208968.63%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990