Wenatchee–East Wenatchee metropolitan area

The Wenatchee–East Wenatchee Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of Chelan and Douglas Counties in Washington State, anchored by the cities of Wenatchee and East Wenatchee. According to the 2000 census the MSA had a population of 99,219. The 2010 census showed the MSA had a population increase of 11.76% to 110,884. As of 2015, the Wenatchee Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 331st largest MSA in the United States.

Wenatchee Metropolitan Area
Wenatchee–East Wenatchee
Map of Wenatchee Metropolitan Area
A map of the Wenatchee MSA.
CountryUnited States
Largest cityWenatchee (33,636)
Other cities - East Wenatchee (13,659)
 - Chelan (4,060)
 - Waterville (1,138)
 • Total4,739.8 sq mi (12,276 km2)
Highest elevation
9,511 ft (2,899 m)
 • Total116,178
 • Rank331st in the U.S.
 • Density25/sq mi (9/km2)




As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 99,219 people, 36,747 households, and 26,240 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 83.97% White, 0.28% African American, 1.02% Native American, 0.63% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 11.74% from other races, and 2.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 19.42% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $37,890, and the median income for a family was $45,035. Males had a median income of $35,491 versus $25,316 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $18,211.

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  1. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.