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People

Total Population 3,974
Male Share of the Population 48.8%
Female Share of the Population 51.2%
Senior Citizens 19.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,566
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 53.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,577
% Above Poverty Level 82.3%
% Below Poverty Level 17.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 7.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.9%
Median Gross Rent $667
Median House Value $275,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.8%
US/American 0%
English 3.3%
Irish 5.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Chelan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 88 miles N of Yakima, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Chelan
Standard Zip Codes 98816
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.841
Longitude -120.015

Chelan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CHELAN
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 33 F
Apr Temp 40 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 11.3 inches
Station WATERVILLE
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 54 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 11.4 inches
Station METHOW 2 S
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 53 to 88 F
Oct Temp 33 to 63 F
Annual Precip 13.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Chelan, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Holden Village (98816)

Lakeside (98816)

Lucerne (98816)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brewster 2,624 $42,102
Bridgeport 2,285 $38,644
Entiat 1,190 $54,000
Mansfield 291 $66,875
Pateros 678 $44,286
Waterville 1,869 $48,654

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Chelan Hospitals

LAKE CHELAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
503 EAST HIGHLAND
(509) 682-3300
Emergency Service: Yes

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Chelan High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

CHELAN HIGH SCHOOL
215 WEBSTER
509-682-7744
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 392 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.7

GLACIER VALLEY/CHELAN PREP HIGH SCHOOL
324 E JOHNSON
509-682-7744
A Non-traditional School
Serves 80 students.

HOLDEN VILLAGE COMMUNITY SCHOOL
HCOO STOP 2
509-682-4031
A Special Education School
Serves 15 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 7.5

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