East Wenatchee, WA


Highest Appreciating East Wenatchee Neighborhoods Since 2000

East Wenatchee, WA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

East Wenatchee Housing Market Information

With 13,659 people, 4,910 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $246,963, East Wenatchee real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in East Wenatchee, accounting for 56.92% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in East Wenatchee include duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 16.53%), large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 12.10%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 9.43%).

The most prevalent building size and type in East Wenatchee are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 64.76% owning and 35.24% renting.

There is a lot of housing in East Wenatchee built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in East Wenatchee built between 1940-1969 ( 24.84%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 16.81%). There's also some housing in East Wenatchee built before 1939 ( 1.92%).

East Wenatchee Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in East Wenatchee have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 11.22%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average East Wenatchee house appreciation rate of 1.07%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in East Wenatchee that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, East Wenatchee real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, East Wenatchee appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 8.08%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 87.09% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in East Wenatchee. East Wenatchee appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.92%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.92%.

Importantly, this makes East Wenatchee one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Washington, our data show that East Wenatchee's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Washington.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within East Wenatchee differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in East Wenatchee - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best East Wenatchee real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

East Wenatchee, WA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,214,000 0.1
$911,001 - $1,214,000 0.1
$607,001 - $911,000 1.4
$486,001 - $607,000 3.2
$365,001 - $486,000 9.2
$243,001 - $365,000 41.2
$121,001 - $243,000 30.3
$61,001 - $121,000 6.4
$0 - $61,000 8.1

Average for WA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
23.0223836868628 57.4468085106383

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

East Wenatchee Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
89.74% 3.78% 9 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,032 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 64.76
Renters 35.24
Vacant 4.94

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF East Wenatchee HOMES
2000 or Newer 16.8
1970 - 1999 56.4
1940 - 1969 24.8
1939 or Older 1.9

Types of Homes

TYPE OF East Wenatchee HOMES
Single-Family 56.9
Townhomes 5.0
Small Apt. Buildings 16.5
Apt. Complexes 12.1
Mobile Homes 9.4
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF East Wenatchee HOMES
No Bedroom 1.10
1 Bedroom 5.83
2 Bedrooms 35.37
3 Bedrooms 36.42
4 Bedrooms 17.15
5 or more bedrooms 4.12

Zip Codes in East Wenatchee, WA