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.
East Wenatchee is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (14.57%), office and administrative support (9.75%), and farm management occupations (7.21%).
One of the benefits of East Wenatchee is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.62 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, East Wenatchee is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.50% 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 $22,626, 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 $90,504 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 25.79% 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.