Ephrata, WA 98823 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98823: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Ephrata, WA 98823

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 471
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,000
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 111
  • County: Grant County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.317, Longitude -119.548
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Ephrata, WA 98823 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,199
Population in Households 10,881
Population in Familes 9,118
Population in Group Qrtrs 318
Population Density1 62
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 4,052
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 2,846
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,736 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,316 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 378 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $150,895
Average Home Value $185,572


Median Household Income $43,563
Average Household Income $54,687
Per Capita Income $20,296
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.6%
Households 0.58% 0.61%
Families 0.49% 0.56%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.

Ephrata, WA 98823 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98823 to the other 585 ZIP Codes 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 # 217 63rd
Population Density1 # 351 40th
Diversity Index2 # 167 72nd
Median Household Income # 431 26th
Per Capita Income # 519 11th

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