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Chelan County, Washington

   People QuickFactsChelan CountyWashington
Population, 2005 estimate 69,7916,287,759
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 4.8%6.7%
Population, 2000 66,6165,894,121
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 6.7%6.3%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 25.2%23.6%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 14.3%11.5%
Female persons, percent, 2005 50.2%50.1%
 
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)96.0%85.0%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.5%3.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)1.1%1.7%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)0.9%6.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)0.3%0.5%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 1.3%3.0%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)20.9%8.8%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 76.1%77.1%
 
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 51.9%48.6%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 12.9%10.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 19.6%14.0%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 79.1%87.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 21.9%27.7%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 11,706981,007
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 17.725.5
 
Housing units, 2005 31,8882,651,645
Homeownership rate, 2000 64.7%64.6%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 17.7%25.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $148,400$168,300
 
Households, 2000 25,0212,271,398
Persons per household, 2000 2.622.53
Median household income, 2003 $38,455$48,185
Per capita money income, 1999 $19,273$22,973
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 12.6%11.0%
   Business QuickFactsChelan CountyWashington
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 2,363171,5291
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 24,3932,268,9131
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 0.7%0.1%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2004 3,927369,860
 
Total number of firms, 2002 5,732467,290
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NA1.2%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.8%5.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.2%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA2.2%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 26.0%29.4%
 
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 410,45379,313,884
Wholesale trade sales, 2002 ($1000) 763,53384,634,499
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) 737,79365,262,333
Retail sales per capita, 2002 $10,981$10,757
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) 128,8738,642,681
Building permits, 2005 50752,988
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) 363,38244,840,8421
   Geography QuickFactsChelan CountyWashington
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 2,92166,544
Persons per square mile, 2000 22.888.6
FIPS Code 00753
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Wenatchee, WA Metro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:06:48 EST

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