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Demographics

People

Total Population1,724
Male Share of the Population50.9%
Female Share of the Population49.1%
Senior Citizens27.4%
Employed Population 16+534
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married47.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.3%
Median Earnings25+$20,313
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,773
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,545
% Above Poverty Level74%
% Below Poverty Level26%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home9.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work8.6%
% Using Public Transportation14.8%

Housing

People Living Alone42.8%
Median Gross Rent$543
Median House Value$110,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33.7%
German20.4%
Irish11.3%
English9.6%
French Except Basque4.4%
Swedish3.8%
Norwegian3.2%
Dutch3.1%
Italian2%
Scottish1.9%
Russian1.7%
Portuguese1.3%
Ukrainian1%
Welsh0.9%
Danishn0.8%
Canadian0.6%
Polish0.6%
Hungarian0.2%
Greek0.2%
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Soap Lake Almanac

CategoryValue
County Grant County
Standard Zip Codes98851
Phone Area Codes509
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude47.41
Approximate Longitude-119.43

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)

StationEPHRATA AP
Distance6.5 miles
Jan Temp22 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp61 to 88 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip7.6 inches
StationHARTLINE
Distance26.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 33 F
Apr Temp36 to 62 F
Jul Temp55 to 87 F
Oct Temp37 to 62 F
Annual Precip10.4 inches
StationODESSA
Distance37.2 miles
Jan Temp21 to 35 F
Apr Temp34 to 63 F
Jul Temp52 to 86 F
Oct Temp33 to 63 F
Annual Precip10.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ephrata7,980$63,924
Moses Lake21,846$52,543
Quincy7,248$53,693
Wilson Creek262$47,292

Soap Lake Public Schools

Smokiam Alternative High School
120 East Main Street
ZIP: 98851
(509) 246-1201
High
Total Enrollment 34
Soap Lake Elementary
410 Ginkgo St S
ZIP: 98851
(509) 246-1323
Primary
Total Enrollment 189
Soap Lake Middle & High School
527 2nd Ave Sw
ZIP: 98851
(509) 246-1201
Other
Total Enrollment 219
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