Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA

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2022 Population
122,265
0.94% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39.4
0.767% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.76%
15.3% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$75,185
12.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$395,300
18.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
54,768
2.42% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA had a population of 122k people with a median age of 39.4 and a median household income of $75,185. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA grew from 121,127 to 122,265, a 0.94% increase and its median household income grew from $66,663 to $75,185, a 12.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.6%), Other (Hispanic) (21.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.44%), White (Hispanic) (3.53%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.91%).

27% of the households in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

90.3% of the residents in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA are Wenatchee Valley College (926 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA was $395,300, and the homeownership rate was 65.6%.

Most people in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA is home to a population of 122k people, from which 90.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 14.5% of Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (17.7k people).

In 2022, there were 3.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (78.9k people) in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.7k Other (Hispanic) and 6.66k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA are Spanish (28,934 households), German (321 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (256 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
60,099
Women
49.1%
62,198
Men
50.9%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 122,297 inhabitants, with 50.9% men, and 49.1% women.

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Citizenship

90.3%
2022 Citizenship
90.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 90.3% of Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA was 90.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    78.9k ± 282
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    25.7k ± 1.38k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    6.66k ± 1.07k
30.3%
Hispanic Population
37k people

In 2022, there were 3.07 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (78.9k people) in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 25.7k Other (Hispanic) and 6.66k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

30.3% of the people in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA are hispanic (37k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    13,876 ± 2,723 people
  2. Canada
    628 ± 614 people
  3. El Salvador
    582 ± 591 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA was Mexico, the natal country of 13,876 Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA residents, followed by Canada with 628 and El Salvador with 582.

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Foreign-Born Population

14.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
17.7k people
14.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
17.3k people

As of 2022, 14.5% of Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA residents (17.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA was 14.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    28,934 households (25.2%)
  2. German
    321 households (0.279%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    256 households (0.223%)

27% of the households in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA was Spanish. 25.2% of the households in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,916 ± 344
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,053 ± 282
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    722 ± 175

Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.77 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA employs 54.8k people. The largest industries in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA are Farming (5,341 people), Construction (3,928 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,475 people), and the highest paying industries are Air transportation ($305,591), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($235,555), and Truck transportation ($170,664).

Males in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,712. The income inequality in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.456, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
23,941
Women
46.1%
28,041
Men
53.9%

The workforce of Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA in 2020 was 51,982 people, with 46.1% woman, and 53.9% men.

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Occupations

54.8k
2022 Value
2.42%
1 Year growth
± 2.42%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 2.42%, from 53.5k employees to 54.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA, are Miscellaneous agricultural workers, including animal breeders (3,208 people), Other managers (1,631 people), and Retail salespersons (1,430 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

54.8k
2022 Value
2.42%
1 Year growth
± 2.42%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 2.42%, from 53.5k employees to 54.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA, are Farming (5,341 people), Construction (3,928 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,475 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA, though some of these residents may live in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,540
Median earning men ± $1,911
$35,363
Median earning women ± $1,343

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($81,972), Public Administration ($75,640), and Wholesale Trade ($70,789).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($55,759), Construction ($52,813), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,909).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
3.62%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.58M people employed in Washington. This represents a 3.62% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 10.3%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 58% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (38.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.97%).

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA awarded 926 degrees. The student population of Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 916 male students and 1,613 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA are White (417 and 45.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (390 and 42.3%), Two or More Races (39 and 4.23%), and Unknown (37 and 4.01%).

The largest universities in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA by number of degrees awarded are Wenatchee Valley College (926 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (505 and 54.5%), Early Childhood Education & Teaching (100 and 10.8%), and Registered Nursing (70 and 7.56%).

The median tuition cost in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA for a public four year colleges is $4,458 for in-state students and $4,948 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,529 students enrolled in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA, 36.2% men and 63.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 1,063 records, of which 64.9% were women and 35.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 505 degrees awarded
  2. 52 degrees awarded
  3. 19 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 505 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
926 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Wenatchee Valley College with 926 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 321 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA, which is 0.531 times less than the 605 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 417 degrees mean that there were 1.07 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 390 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($4,458) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($510) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($930) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.11% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.73% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (25.4k), Some college (21.5k), and Primary Education (17.6k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA was $395,300 in 2022, which is 1.4 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $333,600 to $395,300, a 18.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA is 65.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 20.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA is $75,185. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA was King County (Central)--Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $181,744, followed by King County (Northeast)--Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and King County (Northwest Central)--Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $164,720 and $151,065.

Property

$395,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,498
$30,118
Median Property Taxes
±$1,147

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Rent vs Own

65.6%
Homeownership
2022
69.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 65.6% of the housing units in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.7%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA was King County (Central)--Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $181,744, followed by King County (Northeast)--Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and King County (Northwest Central)--Greater Bellevue City PUMA, WA, with respective values of $164,720 and $151,065.

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Household Income

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$75,185
Median Household Income
± $2,759
45.9k
Number of Households
± 1,667

In 2022, the median household income of the 45.9k households in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA grew to $75,185 from the previous year's value of $66,663.

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Wage Distribution

0.456
2022 Wage GINI in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA
0.458
2021 Wage GINI in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA

In 2022, the income inequality in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA was 0.456 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.433% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.98%)
  3. Carpooled (7.12%)

In 2022, 77.5% of workers in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.98%) and those who carpooled to work (7.12%).

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Commute Time

20.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA have a shorter commute time (20.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.23% of the workforce in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.76% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA (10.6k out of 121k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

88.7% of the population of Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 40.5% on employee plans, 22% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 11.1% on non-group plans, and 1.33% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Washington see 1176 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.676% decrease from the previous year (1184 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1196 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 229 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,176 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,176 patients per year. This represents a 0.676% decrease from the previous year (1,184 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25% under 18 years, 19.5% between 18 and 34 years, 36.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.3%
Uninsured
40.5%
Employer Coverage
22%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
11.1%
Non-Group
1.33%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Chelan & Douglas Counties PUMA, WA grew by 6.53% from 10.6% to 11.3%.

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