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Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, in the Wenatchee metro area.

The community was named for Charles F. Leavenworth, who platted the community.

The latitude of Leavenworth is 47.596N. The longitude is -120.66W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,171 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,120.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$35,692
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Leavenworth demographic reports
Leavenworth is in the Cascades.
Former and merged names include:
· Icle
Settled as a railroad construction camp

When the logging industry declined and the Great Northern Railway Company pulled out, Leavenworth turned to tourism. The community transformed itself into a Bavarian alpine village

Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Ice Fest - Jan. 19-20, 2008
  • Acoustic Music Festival - Aug. 4, 2007
  • Oktoberfest - Oct. 5-7, 12-13, 19-20, 2007
  • Fall Music Festival - Sept. 8, 2007
  • Wenatchee River Salmon Festival - Sept. 20-23, 2007
  • Washington State Autumn Leaf Festival - Sept. 28-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Leavenworth web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Leavenworth demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chelan County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 98826 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

21% of Leavenworth residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Leavenworth ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Leavenworth was $18,709, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

21% of Leavenworth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Leavenworth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $539.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $946.


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Libraries in Leavenworth include Leavenworth Community Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Leavenworth include Leavenworth Echo

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Chelan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Leavenworth political report.

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The average commute time for Leavenworth workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Leavenworth include Bavarian Ritz Hotel, Best Western, Howard Johnson Express Inn and Suites, Quality Inn & Suites.

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