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Sprague, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Sprague had a population of 489 as of July 1, 2016. Sprague ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sprague is located at latitude 47.3003 and longitude -117.9757 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sprague (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,903 feet.

The City of Sprague (GNIS ID: 2411958) 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 Sprague is located within Odessa Division of Lincoln County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sprague population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sprague: Hoodooville, Qi'khwqi'khw.

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Sprague, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 489
Population in Households 489
Population in Familes 396
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 776
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 214
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 141
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 156 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $139,167
Average Home Value $164,355


Median Household Income $39,957
Average Household Income $52,782
Per Capita Income $22,173
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.48% 0.57%
Households 1.33% 0.55%
Families 1.56% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Sprague, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sprague to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 468 26th
Population Density1 # 344 45th
Diversity Index2 # 548 12th
Median Household Income # 510 19th
Per Capita Income # 487 22nd

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