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
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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: 1,446
  • PO Box Addresses: 1,366
  • Residential Addresses: 16,153
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 707
    • Single Family Addresses: 15,446

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Moses Lake, WA 98837 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 41,570
Daytime Population: Workers 21,637
Daytime Population: Residents 23,193
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44,830
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 40,873
Population in Familes 33,783
Population in Group Qrtrs 697
Population Density2 96
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $53,199
Average Household Income $69,036
Per Capita Income $24,720


Total Housing Units 16,287 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,166 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,538 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,583 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $175,071
Average Home Value $209,628


Total Households 14,704
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 10,329
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 0.62% 0.62%
Households 0.54% 0.57%
Families 0.46% 0.52%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   3.81%

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

The table below compares 98837 to the other 585 ZIP Codes 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 # 36 94th
Population Density # 318 46th
Diversity Index # 93 84th
Median Household Income # 318 46th
Per Capita Income # 419 29th

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