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Soap Lake, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Soap Lake had a population of 1,551 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Soap Lake is located at latitude 47.3884 and longitude -119.4906 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the City of Soap Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,106 feet.

The City of Soap Lake (GNIS ID: 2411918) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Soap Lake is located within Ephrata-Soap Lake Division of Grant County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Soap Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Soap Lake, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,551
Daytime Population: Workers 422
Daytime Population: Residents 1,039
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,461
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 1,511
Population in Familes 1,001
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density2 1,197
Diversity Index3 45
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $25,557
Average Household Income $34,428
Per Capita Income $17,276

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,006 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 422 (41.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 331 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 253 (25.1%)
Median Home Value $86,364
Average Home Value $106,694
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 753
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 359
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.06% 0.17%
Households 0.0% 0.11%
Families 0.08% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.21%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Soap Lake, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Soap Lake to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 349 44th
Population Density # 250 60th
Diversity Index # 228 64th
Median Household Income # 626 0th
Per Capita Income # 592 6th

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