Moses Lake, WA 98837 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 98837: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Moses Lake, WA 98837

Not Acceptable, USPS
Mae, WA 98837
Raugust, WA 98837
Wheeler, WA 98837

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Grant County
  • Centroid: Latitude 47.126, Longitude -119.296
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,440
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,330
  • Residential Addresses: 17,021
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 778
    • Single Family Addresses: 16,243

The ZIP Code maps and database are updated 4 times per year.
Database updated: July 1, 2020, Maps updated: May 1, 2020.

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Moses Lake, WA 98837 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 45,000 (100%)
Population in Households 44,315 (98.5%)
Population in Families 36,575 (81.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 685 ( 1.5%)
Population Density 98
Diversity Index2 68
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,730
Average Household Income $72,979
% of Income for Mortgage4 16%
Per Capita Income $25,995
Wealth Index5 72
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 17,575 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,383 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,632 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,560 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $208,644
Average Home Value $248,835
Housing Affordability Index3 141
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 16,015
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 11,236
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 1.2% 1.22%
Households 1.2% 1.23%
Families 1.14% 1.18%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
Owner Occupied HU   1.39%

Moses Lake, WA 98837 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 98837 to the other 588 ZIP Codes in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 32 95th
Population Density # 316 46th
Median Household Income # 396 33rd
Housing Affordability Index # 401 68th
Per Capita Income # 453 23rd
Diversity Index # 95 84th

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