Account Created

Thank you for Signing up with Bestplaces.net.
Check your email to verify your account.


Forgot Password?

Enter your email address and your
password will be emailed to you.


Log In

To save favorite places, get alerts
or newsletters -- all free.

Forgot password?

Don't have an account? SIGN UP


Sign Up

To save favorite places, get alerts
or newsletters -- all free.

By signing up you agree to the Sperling's BestPlaces Terms of Service & Privacy Policy.

Already have an account? LOGIN

We have place information on 13 very cool categories, pick one or scroll down to see an overview.

Wenatchee, Washington 8 Reviews | Leave a Comment


-Nearby mountains
-Year-round climate
-Attractive downtown


-Recent job declines
-Cost of housing

What Bert Has To Say About Wenatchee Metro Area

Wenatchee is a mountain gateway between western Washington and the agricultural areas of the Columbia Plateau to the east. The economy is supported mainly by agriculture and forest products.. The physical setting is attractive and the original downtown area is pleasant (winning a recent National Trust for Historic Preservation Great American Main Street Award).


Quick Facts About Wenatchee

    The unemployment rate in Wenatchee is 7.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Wenatchee jobs have Decreased by 0.06 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Wenatchee's cost of living is 6.20% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Wenatchee's population is 31,956 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 11.33 percent.
    Average Commute time is 15 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Wenatchee is $190,400. Home appreciation the last year has been 2.80 percent.
    Wenatchee public schools spend $10,004 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 21.1 students per teacher in Wenatchee.

Best Places to Live in Wenatchee, Washington

Wenatchee Housing Market

It's a good time to buy in Wenatchee. Home Appreciataion is up 2.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Wenatchee Real Estate.
The median home price in Wenatchee is $190,400. Browse Homes in this Range.
Learn More
Mortgage Calculator     Home Equity Calculator


Mayberry in color!
My wife and I visited Anaconda a few years ago and fell in love with the place! We were driving down the main thoroughfare and couldn't believe what we were seeing! Cars... (read more)
present day 2009
The trasffic in Wenatchee is really conjested and gettting worse. There is very little room for growth and homes are going up all over the hillsides. It was once agreat... (read more)
More like the sunshine capital of the world...
Wenatchee is a gorgeous area, but the economy is definatley depressed, also not a place for the liberal minded person, the valley is run by conservatives. Night life is... (read more)
To See All Comments for Wenatchee Click Here

Side-by-Side Comparison

Compare Wenatchee, Washington to any other place in the USA.