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Wenatchee is a city in Chelan County.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from an Indian term for "river flowing from canyon."
The latitude of Wenatchee is 47.423N. The longitude is -120.309W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 666 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 28,636.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wenatchee 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 98801 ZIP code.
17% of Wenatchee residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wenatchee ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wenatchee was $19,498, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Wenatchee residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Wenatchee, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $488. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,094.
Libraries in Wenatchee include Wenatchee Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Wenatchee include Wenatchee World
Chelan County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wenatchee political report.
The average commute time for Wenatchee workers is 15 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Wenatchee between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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