Chelan, Washington 

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Population

4,060

37% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.9%

Median Income

$36,901

Avg. Home Price

$266,700

Best Places to Live in Chelan, Washington

Small town - Central Washington, east slope of Cascade Range
Pros
-Nearby mountains
-Year-round climate
-Attractive downtown
Cons
-Recent job declines
-Cost of housing
-Isolation

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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

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Washington
County: Chelan County
Metro Area: Wenatchee Metro Area
City: Chelan
Zip Codes: 98816
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 645 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Chelan is 4.9% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Chelan jobs have increased by 3.70%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Chelan's cost of living is 14.80% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Chelan's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Chelan's population is 4,060 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 36.75%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 14 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Chelan is $266,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.49%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Chelan public schools spend $10,550 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.5 students per teacher in Chelan. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Chelan

It's a good time to buy in Chelan. Home Appreciation is up 0.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Chelan Real Estate.

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Reviews for Chelan    1 Reviews
Chelan good retirement town - 2/8/2008
Summer climate wonderful with many fruit orchards and water sports and fishing 55 mile long lake...2 cents per kwh make utility costs very low. Have new Walmart super... (Read More)

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ZIP CODES IN CHELAN, WASHINGTON
98816