Chelan County

Chelan County, Washington

350 Orondo Ave
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Phone: (509) 667-6380
Fax: (509) 667-6611

In north-central WA, east of Seattle; organized Mar 13, 1899 from Kittitas and Okanogan counties. Name Origin: For Chelan Lake; from a Salish Indian tribal name, tsill-anne, said to mean 'deep water.'

Area (sq mi):: 2993.62 (land 2921.37; water 72.25) Population per square mile: 23.90
Population 2005: 69,791 State rank: 17 Population change: 2000-20005 4.80%; 1990-2000 27.50% Population 2000: 66,616 (White 77.40%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 19.30%; Asian 0.70%; Other 15.40%). Foreign born: 12.90%. Median age: 36.30
Income 2000: per capita $19,273; median household $37,316; Population below poverty level: 12.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,101-$27,492
Unemployment (2004): 6.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.60% Median travel time to work: 17.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Wenatchee County seat (29,022)

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