Waterville, WA Population

Population: 1,163. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,155 (-0.7% change)
Males: 556 (47.8%), Females: 607 (52.2%)

Douglas County

Zip code: 98858

Median resident age: 39.6 years
Median household income: $36,458
Median house value: $99,200

Races in Waterville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.0%)
  • Hispanic (8.8%)
  • Other race (6.1%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • Black (1.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (27.7%), English (14.6%), Irish (14.2%), United States (11.2%), Norwegian (5.7%), Swedish (2.8%).

Elevation: 2622 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Waterville

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waterville town

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

6.0% Foreign born (5.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +164 (+16.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Waterville:

  • LAKE CHELAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; CHELAN, WA)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; WENATCHEE, WA)
  • QUINCY VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 36 miles; QUINCY, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Waterville:

  • PANGBORN MEMORIAL (about 21 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Abbreviation: EAT)
  • GRANT CO INTL (about 61 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; Abbreviation: MWH)
  • YAKIMA AIR TERMINAL/MCALLISTER FIELD (about 81 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Abbreviation: YKM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Waterville:

  • WATERVILLE (about 2 miles; WATERVILLE, WA; Abbreviation: 2S5)
  • CHELAN MUNI (about 17 miles; CHELAN, WA; Abbreviation: S10)
  • CASHMERE-DRYDEN (about 31 miles; CASHMERE, WA; Abbreviation: 8S2)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waterville:

  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,420)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 79 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 117 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON-SEATTLE CAMPUS (about 121 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 32,742)
  • BELLEVUE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 144 miles; BELLEVUE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,013)
  • RENTON TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 147 miles; RENTON, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,623)
Public primary/middle schools in Waterville:

  • WATERVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 217; Location: 200 E BIRCH; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • WATERVILLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 142; Location: 200 E BIRCH ST; Grades: KG – 06)