Chelan County WA Information


Chelan County Subdivisions

Chelan County WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 76,981
Daytime Population: Workers 48,105
Daytime Population: Residents 34,981
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 83,086
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 76,002
Population in Familes 61,576
Population in Group Qrtrs 979
Population Density2 26
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $53,616
Average Household Income $74,992
Per Capita Income $28,959


Total Housing Units 38,085 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,364 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,916 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,805 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $281,652
Average Home Value $347,478


Total Households 29,280
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 19,696
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.84% 0.97%
Households 0.7% 0.89%
Families 0.65% 0.86%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.62%


Chelan County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chelan County to the other 39 counties and county equivalents in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 17 59th
Population Density # 23 44th
Diversity Index # 6 87th
Median Household Income # 15 64th
Per Capita Income # 16 62nd

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