Chelan County, Washington Population 2018

Chelan County, Washington's estimated population is 76,533 with a growth rate of 0.74% 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
201775,138-1,395-1.82%
201776,5335650.74%
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
White67,073
Some Other Race3,971
Two or More Races2,141
Asian753
American Indian and Alaska Native737
Black or African American364
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander99

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Chelan County, Washington Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Chelan County, Washington Median Age

39.9


Total

38.2


Male

41


Female

Chelan County, Washington Adults

There are 56,954 adults, (13,239 of whom are seniors) in Chelan County, Washington.

Chelan County, Washington Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Chelan County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

37,786

50.29%

Male

37,352

49.71%

Chelan County, Washington Households and Families

Chelan County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Chelan County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.9%22.1%
All65.8%34.2%
Non Family55.1%44.9%
Male46.9%53.1%
Female46.7%53.3%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Chelan County, Washington Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,3832.765.8
Married14,2593.3877.9
Non Family9,1751.2355.1
Female2,4513.6546.7
Male1,4983.5846.9

3.35

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade4,6139.11%
9th to 12th Grade4,0658.03%
High School Graduate13,92027.49%
Some College10,65221.03%
Associates Degree4,0948.08%
Bachelors Degree7,90715.61%
Graduate Degree5,38910.64%

Chelan County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White39,01935,88211,749
Hispanic9,8284,521907
Other Race1,803777104
Multiple Races878763395
Asian567478301
Native American48542053
Black18112019
Islander595914

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 53.09%.

Chelan County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,387$40,328$26,870
Less Than High School$26,182$29,371$21,122
High School Grad$27,461$35,149$20,731
Some College$35,632$44,817$29,769
Bachelors Degree$40,883$51,250$35,679
Graduate Degree$64,214$73,038$57,604

$33,387

Average Earnings

$40,328

Average Male

$26,870

Average Female

Chelan County, Washington Language

Chelan County, Washington Language by Age

Chelan County, Washington Language

75.08% of Chelan County, Washington residents speak only English, while 24.92% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.40% of the population.

Chelan County, Washington Poverty

Chelan County, Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White50,6925,14510.15%
Hispanic20,4033,81318.69%
Other3,73778621.03%
Multiple2,09437818.05%
Asian74011815.95%
Native7297910.84%
Islander994545.45%
Black3334212.61%

12.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.42%

Male Poverty Rate

14.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chelan County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chelan County, Washington is Islander, with 45.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chelan County, Washington is White, with 10.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.33%.

Chelan County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.11%
High School15.04%
Some College9.77%
Bachelors or Greater5.65%

Chelan County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.95%
Male Unemployed17.31%
Female Employed6.14%
Male Employed3.77%

Chelan County, Washington Income

Chelan County, Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,975$71,546
Families$66,875$83,609
Married Families$75,671$
Non Families$30,593$45,037

Chelan County, Washington Marital Status

Chelan County, Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Chelan County, Washington Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Chelan County, Washington Veterans

Chelan County, Washington Veterans by War

4,943

Number of Veterans

4,335

Male Veterans

608

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,884
Second Gulf War611
First Gulf War537
Korea482
World War II430

Chelan County, Washington Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,475
65 to 741,411
35 to 541,011
55 to 64694
18 to 34352

Chelan County, Washington Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,7249.09%
Hispanic2401.93%
2 or More16616.80%
Indian334.75%
Asian152.62%
Other50.21%

Chelan County, Washington Veterans by Education

9.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chelan County, Washington Employment Status

Chelan County, Washington Employment by Age

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

5.8%

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