East Wenatchee is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 13,659 people and five constituent neighborhoods, East Wenatchee is the 69th largest community in Washington.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, East Wenatchee is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, East Wenatchee is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in East Wenatchee who work in sales jobs (15.29%), office and administrative support (9.55%), and farm management occupations (7.40%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of East Wenatchee spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.92 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, East Wenatchee is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.40% of adults 25 and older in East Wenatchee have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in East Wenatchee in 2010 was $22,610, which is lower middle income relative to Washington, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,440 for a family of four. However, East Wenatchee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
East Wenatchee is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call East Wenatchee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of East Wenatchee residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. East Wenatchee also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.76% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in East Wenatchee include English, Irish, Norwegian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in East Wenatchee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.