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Sprague, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Sprague had a population of 476 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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


Total Population 476
Daytime Population: Workers 164
Daytime Population: Residents 302
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 466
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 476
Population in Familes 384
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 755
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $42,855
Average Household Income $57,248
Per Capita Income $23,898


Total Housing Units 246 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 152 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $147,826
Average Home Value $168,750


Total Households 208
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 137
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.9% 0.62%
Households 0.75% 0.66%
Families 0.94% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

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, 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 # 472 25th
Population Density # 349 44th
Diversity Index # 559 11th
Median Household Income # 505 20th
Per Capita Income # 472 25th

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