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The Chelan Falls CDP(1) had a population of 312 as of July 1, 2022. Chelan Falls ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Chelan Falls is located at latitude 47.8015 and longitude -119.9859 in Chelan County. The formal boundaries for the Chelan Falls Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chelan County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 751 feet.

The Chelan Falls Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Chelan Falls Census Designated Place is located within Chelan Division of Chelan County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Chelan Falls, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 312 (100%)
Population in Households 295 (94.6%)
Population in Families 252 (80.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 17 ( 5.4%)
Population Density 1,118
Diversity Index2 81


Median Household Income $70,953
Average Household Income $108,599
% of Income for Mortgage4 37%
Per Capita Income $41,783
Wealth Index5 112


Total HU (Housing Units) 120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $500,000
Average Home Value $555,743
Housing Affordability Index3 72


Total Households 98
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 70
Average Family Size 4.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -3.75% 0.00%
Households 0.00% 0.00%
Families   0.00%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   3.72%
Owner Occupied HU   0.27%

Chelan Falls, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chelan Falls to the other 639 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 526 18th
Population Density # 270 58th
Median Household Income # 354 45th
Housing Affordability Index # 105 16th
Per Capita Income # 270 58th
Diversity Index # 21 97th

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