98801 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics


ZIP Code 98801: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Wenatchee, WA 98801

Not Acceptable, USPS
Appleyard, WA 98801
Grant Road Addition, WA 98801
Kenroy, WA 98801
Mission Square, WA 98801
Pearcot, WA 98801
Wenatchee Heights, WA 98801
West Wenatchee, WA 98801

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Chelan County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.427, Longitude -120.333
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,666
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 17,929
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 2,022
    • Single Family Addresses: 15,907

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: April 1, 2024, Maps updated: May 1, 2024.


Wenatchee, WA 98801 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 46,257 (100%)
Population in Households 45,181 (97.7%)
Population in Families 36,130 (78.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1,076 ( 2.3%)
Population Density 299
Diversity Index2 73


Median Household Income $65,109
Average Household Income $108,527
% of Income for Mortgage4 32%
Per Capita Income $41,842
Wealth Index5 113
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Moderate (45.3)


Total HU (Housing Units) 18,811 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,841 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,949 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,021 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $351,279
Average Home Value $386,537
Housing Affordability Index3 76


Total Households 17,790
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 11,575
Average Family Size 3.00
  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.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population 0.81% 0.44%
Households 1.13% 0.59%
Families   0.64%
Median Household Income   3.81%
Per Capita Income   3.68%
Owner Occupied HU   1.20%

Wenatchee, WA 98801 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98801 to the other 590 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 31 95th
Population Density # 238 60th
Median Household Income # 374 37th
Housing Affordability Index # 347 59th
Per Capita Income # 252 57th
Diversity Index # 94 84th

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