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People

Total Population 1,766
Male Share of the Population 50.7%
Female Share of the Population 49.3%
Senior Citizens 24.7%
Employed Population 16+ 487
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 44.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.4%
Median Earnings25+ $21,417
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree $16,336

Wealth

Median Family Income $33,333
% Above Poverty Level 69.8%
% Below Poverty Level 30.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 8.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.8%
% Using Public Transportation 11.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 39%
Median Gross Rent $479
Median House Value $101,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.5%
US/American 0%
English 9.6%
Irish 13.3%

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

Soap Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 72 miles NE of Yakima, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 133 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Grant
Standard Zip Codes 98851
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.389
Longitude -119.489

Soap Lake 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 6.5 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 HARTLINE
Distance 26.8 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
Station ODESSA
Distance 37.2 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 35 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 52 to 86 F
Oct Temp 33 to 63 F
Annual Precip 10.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Soap Lake, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Adco (98851)

Adrian (98851)

Lakeview Park (98851)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ephrata 7,948 $62,012
Moses Lake 21,579 $53,149
Quincy 7,163 $53,264
Wilson Creek 185 $47,386

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

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Soap Lake High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

SOAP LAKE MIDDLE & HIGH SCH
527 2ND AVE SW
509-246-1201
A Title I School.
Serves 252 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

SMOKIAM ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL
120 EAST MAIN STREET
509-246-0572
A Non-traditional School
Serves 72 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 36

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