The City of Moses Lake had a population of 22,078 as of July 1, 2018. Moses Lake 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 Moses Lake is located at latitude 47.1268 and longitude -119.2762 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the City of Moses Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.84 sq. miles and a water area of 3 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,070 feet.
The City of Moses Lake (GNIS ID: 2411173) 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 Moses Lake is located within Moses Lake Division of Grant County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Moses Lake: Neppel.
|Population in Households||21,888|
|Population in Familes||17,675|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||190|
|Median Household Income||$52,684|
|Average Household Income||$66,986|
|Per Capita Income||$25,032|
|Total Housing Units||8,984 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,653 (51.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,493 (38.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||839 ( 9.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$157,170|
|Average Home Value||$190,128|
|Average Household Size||2.69|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.59%|
|Per Capita Income||2.41%|
The table below compares Moses Lake 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.
|Total Population||# 58||91st|
|Population Density||# 244||61st|
|Diversity Index||# 66||90th|
|Median Household Income||# 406||35th|
|Per Capita Income||# 471||25th|
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