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People

Total Population 7,948
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 12.2%
Employed Population 16+ 3,457
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 52.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,012
% Above Poverty Level 84.3%
% Below Poverty Level 15.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 3.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 20.6%
Median Gross Rent $631
Median House Value $144,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 41.1%
US/American 0%
English 5.6%
Irish 11.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ephrata Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles NE of Yakima, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 131 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Grant
Standard Zip Codes 98823
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.317
Longitude -119.552

Ephrata Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station EPHRATA AP
Distance 1.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 7.6 inches
Station WENATCHEE AP
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 8.5 inches
Station HARTLINE
Distance 32.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 33 F
Apr Temp 36 to 62 F
Jul Temp 55 to 87 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 10.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
George 648 $30,250
Moses Lake 21,579 $53,149
Quincy 7,163 $53,264
Soap Lake 1,766 $33,333
Wilson Creek 185 $47,386

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Ephrata High Schools

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EPHRATA HIGH SCHOOL
333 4TH AVE NW
509-754-5285
Serves 735 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.9

GRANT CO DETENTION CTR
303 ABLE RD
509-754-5690
Serves 26 students.

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