Ephrata, WA Profile: Facts & Data


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Ephrata, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Ephrata had a population of 8,030 as of July 1, 2018. Ephrata ranks in the upper 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 Ephrata is located at latitude 47.3126 and longitude -119.5353 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the City of Ephrata (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,276 feet.

The City of Ephrata (GNIS ID: 2410450) 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 Ephrata is located within Ephrata-Soap Lake Division of Grant County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ephrata: Beasley Springs, Indian Grave Springs.

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Ephrata, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,030
Population in Households 7,745
Population in Familes 6,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 285
Population Density2 796
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $45,066
Average Household Income $54,500
Per Capita Income $20,911


Total Housing Units 3,261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,886 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,092 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 282 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $141,400
Average Home Value $172,246


Total Households 2,979
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 2,002
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.57% 0.52%
Households 0.51% 0.46%
Families 0.54% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.52%

Ephrata, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ephrata to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 143 77th
Population Density # 341 46th
Diversity Index # 156 75th
Median Household Income # 496 21st
Per Capita Income # 562 11th

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