Chelan, Washington Population 2020

4,366

Chelan is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 4,366, it is the 128th largest city in Washington and the 5137th largest city in the United States. Chelan is currently growing at a rate of 1.68% annually and its population has increased by 12.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,890 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Chelan has a population density of 653 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chelan is $76,409 with a poverty rate of 5.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $851 per month, and the median house value is $313,300. The median age in Chelan is 42.9 years, 44.8 years for males, and 40.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.2 males.

Chelan Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Chelan was:

  • White: 82.33%
  • Other race: 17.67%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Chelan, Washington is 4,366, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,222.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,890.

Chelan, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,35182.33%
Some Other Race71917.67%

Chelan Population Pyramid 2020

Chelan Median Age

42.9


Total

44.8


Male

40.1


Female

Chelan Adults

There are 3,236 adults, (722 of whom are seniors) in Chelan.

Chelan Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Chelan Sex Ratio

Female

2,140

52.58%

Male

1,930

47.42%

Chelan Households and Families

Chelan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chelan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.1%25.9%
All57.1%42.9%
Non Family43.6%56.4%
Female33.7%66.3%
Male17.8%82.2%

57.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6102.557.1
Married8152.8974.1
Non Family5481.2343.6
Female2024.3133.7
Male452.8717.8

3.08

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

9.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chelan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade34412.13%
9th to 12th Grade2087.34%
High School Graduate88731.29%
Some College61421.66%
Associates Degree1946.84%
Bachelors Degree30210.65%
Graduate Degree28610.09%

Chelan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0871,946588
Hispanic748337
Other Race285148

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.17%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,971$33,590$29,357
Less Than High School$27,857$28,869$23,919
High School Grad$28,485$48,984$26,630
Some College$26,994$26,801$30,032
Bachelors Degree$51,654$52,333$51,450
Graduate Degree$43,935$63,750$29,677

$30,971

Average Earnings

$33,590

Average Male

$29,357

Average Female

Chelan Language

Chelan Language by Age

Chelan Language

63.48% of Chelan residents speak only English, while 36.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.93% of the population.

Chelan Poverty

Chelan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,5122038.08%
Hispanic1,511130.86%

5.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.69%

Male Poverty Rate

5.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chelan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chelan is White, with 8.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chelan is Hispanic, with 0.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.03%.

Name Poverty
Some College7.05%
High School5.98%
Less Than High School4.36%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed4.37%
Male Employed3.69%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Chelan Income

Chelan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,900$76,409
Families$62,656$84,920
Married Families$66,625-
Non Families$50,446$57,844

Chelan Marital Status

Chelan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Chelan Married by Age and Sex

Chelan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Chelan Marital Status by Race

Chelan Veterans

321

Number of Veterans

273

Male Veterans

48

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam154
First Gulf War81
Second Gulf War34
World War II12
Korea

$Chelan Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chelan Employment Status

72.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

14.9%

Unemployment Rate

Chelan 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

52.33%

Born in Washington

83.29%

Native Born

16.71%

Foreign Born

15.26%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

83.29% of Chelan residents were born in the United States, with 52.33% having been born in Washington. 15.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,366721.68%
20194,294721.71%
20184,222872.10%
20174,135721.77%
20164,063651.63%
20153,998701.78%
20143,928110.28%
20133,91770.18%
20123,9100.00%
20113,910220.57%
20103,8883660.99%
20003,5225531.72%
19902,9691670.58%
19802,8022790.53%
19602,5230.00%