For population 25 years and over in Soap Lake:
For population 15 years and over in Soap Lake city:
220 residents are foreign born (7.9% Europe, 6.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $696 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Yakima, WA (73.6 miles , pop. 71,845).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (126.1 miles , pop. 480,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (921.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Lakeview, WA (1.1 miles ), Ephrata, WA (2.4 miles ), Gloyd, WA (3.7 miles ), Moses Lake North, WA (4.1 miles ), Wilson Creek, WA (4.2 miles ), Coulee City, WA (4.2 miles ), Cascade Valley, WA (4.3 miles ), Banks Lake South, WA (4.4 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 47.39 N, Longitude: 119.49 W
Area code: 509
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Soap Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +606 (+53.8%).
Work and jobs in Soap Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Soap Lake, Washington
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Soap Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 5% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/1997 at 14:23:12, a magnitude 4.6 (3.9 MB, 4.6 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 70.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/1994 at 07:01:07, a magnitude 4.3 (3.9 MB, 4.2 ML, 4.3 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.8 miles away from Soap Lake center
On 11/11/2001 at 16:00:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/4/1997 at 10:45:38, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MD, 3.3 ML, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/1/1997 at 22:27:01, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MD, Depth: 11.5 mi) earthquake occurred 62.6 miles away from Soap Lake center
On 4/15/1991 at 05:31:13, a magnitude 3.6 (3.0 MB, 3.6 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Grant County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Debora Iyall - New Wave musician.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Soap Lake and their reported violations in the past:WESTERN HORIZON SOAP LAKE RESORT (Population served: 468, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 35.2%
(32.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 40.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 52.2% for other race residents, 60.9% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
37 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Soap Lake compared to Washington state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Soap Lake (based on Grant County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.20%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 18
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 13
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Number of full-service restaurants: 50
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,980 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($149 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,395 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Soap Lake, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:4
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Soap Lake)
FAA Registered Aircraft:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2013.