Wenatchee, Washington Population 2020

34,447

Wenatchee is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 34,447, it is the 37th largest city in Washington and the 1137th largest city in the United States. Wenatchee is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually and its population has increased by 7.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 31,925 in 2010. Spanning over 11 miles, Wenatchee has a population density of 3,408 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wenatchee is $73,053 with a poverty rate of 12.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $885 per month, and the median house value is $238,900. The median age in Wenatchee is 36.2 years, 35.3 years for males, and 37.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.5 males.

Wenatchee Demographics

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

  • White: 81.87%
  • Other race: 10.00%
  • Two or more races: 5.30%
  • Native American: 0.93%
  • Asian: 0.89%
  • Black or African American: 0.87%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
The current population of Wenatchee, Washington is 34,447, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 34,329.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 31,925.

Wenatchee, Washington Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020122,5371,2971.06%
2019121,2401,2971.07%
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 Percentage
White27,91281.87%
Some Other Race3,40810.00%
Two or More Races1,8075.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native3180.93%
Asian3040.89%
Black or African American2970.87%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander480.14%

Wenatchee Population Pyramid 2020

Wenatchee Median Age

36.2


Total

35.3


Male

37.8


Female

Wenatchee Adults

There are 25,829 adults, (5,589 of whom are seniors) in Wenatchee.

Wenatchee Age Dependency

68.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wenatchee Sex Ratio

Female

17,438

51.15%

Male

16,656

48.85%

Wenatchee Households and Families

Wenatchee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wenatchee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75%25%
All58%42%
Male55.4%44.6%
Female55.3%44.7%
Non Family40.4%59.6%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,5622.6558
Married5,4983.5875
Non Family4,9501.2540.4
Female1,2263.5455.3
Male8883.4955.4

3.48

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wenatchee Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1709.60%
9th to 12th Grade1,8698.27%
High School Graduate6,14427.19%
Some College4,67020.67%
Associates Degree2,31110.23%
Bachelors Degree3,15213.95%
Graduate Degree2,28110.09%

Wenatchee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White16,06314,8814,625
Hispanic5,4642,752474
Other Race1,61887095
Multiple Races858668251
Native American26121852
Asian18915273
Black1218911
Islander4848

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 38.62%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,653$36,586$28,506
Less Than High School$24,368$28,264$22,640
High School Grad$27,826$31,831$19,141
Some College$35,173$36,602$32,164
Bachelors Degree$40,827$43,984$36,885
Graduate Degree$70,871$84,135$60,885

$33,653

Average Earnings

$36,586

Average Male

$28,506

Average Female

Wenatchee Language

Wenatchee Language by Age

Wenatchee Language

70.97% of Wenatchee residents speak only English, while 29.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.34% of the population.

Wenatchee Poverty

Wenatchee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic10,8112,32621.52%
White20,7661,5267.35%
Other3,15398031.08%
Multiple1,75823813.54%
Native3115116.40%
Asian2933913.31%
Black2953812.88%

12.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.46%

Male Poverty Rate

11.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wenatchee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wenatchee is Other, with 31.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wenatchee is White, with 7.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.13%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.33%
High School13.69%
Some College8.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.70%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.34%
Male Unemployed23.51%
Male Employed6.41%
Female Employed5.09%

Wenatchee Income

Wenatchee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,561$73,053
Families$65,452$85,839
Married Families$73,397-
Non Families$33,235$50,704

Wenatchee Marital Status

Wenatchee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wenatchee Married by Age and Sex

Wenatchee 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 Marital Status by Race

Wenatchee Veterans

1,853

Number of Veterans

1,585

Male Veterans

268

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam577
Second Gulf War344
First Gulf War224
Korea199
World War II152
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7467.97%
Hispanic751.11%
Black6229.52%
2 or More373.38%
Asian83.96%

$Wenatchee Veterans by Education

7.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wenatchee Employment Status

62.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wenatchee 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

55.96%

Born in Washington

86.37%

Native Born

13.63%

Foreign Born

8.10%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

86.37% of Wenatchee residents were born in the United States, with 55.96% having been born in Washington. 8.10% 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
202034,447590.17%
201934,388590.17%
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%