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Moses Lake, WA (Washington) Houses and Residents

Moses Lake,WA index of house prices

Total population: 21,713 (Urban population: 14,934 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 17 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 9,008 (7,451 occupied: 4,057 owner occupied, 3,397 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

46%
State:

38%

Housing density: 885 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $105,434.

Median contract rent in 2016: $470 (lower quartile is $334, upper quartile is $595)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,118


Median gross rent in Moses Lake, WA in 2016: $538

Housing units in Moses Lake with a mortgage: 2,767 (62 second mortgage, 145 home equity loan, 24 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,291

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $65,276

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $47,627

Median monthly housing costs: $863


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Moses Lake, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $150,082 (it was $89,800 in 2000)
Moses Lake:

$150,082
Washington:

$306,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $119,932 - $211,016
Median year house/condo built: 1982

Median year apartment built: 1973

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,085
  • In family households: 18,795 (2,409 male householders, 2,484 female householders)
    2,981 spouses, 9,738 children (8,792 natural, 369 adopted, 494 stepchildren), 169 grandchildren, 89 brothers or sisters, 197 parents, 348 other relatives, 636 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,012 (1,042 male householders (812 living alone)), 1,528 female householders (1,424 living alone)), 484 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 188

Size of family households: 1,784 2-persons, 1,476 3-persons, 747 4-persons, 536 5-persons, 305 6-persons, 55 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,214 1-person, 306 2-persons, 36 3-persons, 14 5-persons.

4,556 married couples with children.
2,167 single-parent households (690 men, 1,477 women).

77.6% of residents of Moses Lake speak English at home.
18.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 44% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 1,966 (8.9%)
(31.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.6
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Moses Lake, Washington:

  • 11no bedroom
  • 241 bedroom
  • 5062 bedrooms
  • 2,3993 bedrooms
  • 7044 bedrooms
  • 3975+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Moses Lake population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Moses Lake, Washington:

  • 119no bedroom
  • 7431 bedroom
  • 1,2062 bedrooms
  • 1,0733 bedrooms
  • 2084 bedrooms
  • 285+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Moses Lake population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Moses Lake in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 143no vehicle
  • 9041 vehicle
  • 1,9022 vehicles
  • 7683 vehicles
  • 2784 vehicles
  • 795+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Moses Lake population

Cars and other vehicles available in Moses Lake in renter-occupied apartments

  • 732no vehicle
  • 1,2221 vehicle
  • 1,3932 vehicles
  • 1173 vehicles
  • 624 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Moses Lake population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Moses Lake, Washington:

  • 111 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1383 rooms
  • 2454 rooms
  • 7765 rooms
  • 9566 rooms
  • 8657 rooms
  • 5918 rooms
  • 4469+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Moses Lake population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Moses Lake, Washington:

  • 1161 room
  • 2302 rooms
  • 5993 rooms
  • 7314 rooms
  • 6375 rooms
  • 4796 rooms
  • 2917 rooms
  • 2738 rooms
  • 729+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Moses Lake population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Moses Lake, WA household income distribution

  • Moses Lake, WA household income distribution
  • 847Less than $10,000
  • 193$10,000 to $14,999
  • 516$15,000 to $19,999
  • 400$20,000 to $24,999
  • 657$25,000 to $29,999
  • 280$30,000 to $34,999
  • 361$35,000 to $39,999
  • 309$40,000 to $44,999
  • 622$45,000 to $49,999
  • 643$50,000 to $59,999
  • 554$60,000 to $74,999
  • 996$75,000 to $99,999
  • 506$100,000 to $124,999
  • 120$125,000 to $149,999
  • 410$150,000 to $199,999
  • 157$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Moses Lake, WA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Moses Lake, WA
  • 204Less than $10,000
  • 32$10,000 to $14,999
  • 52$15,000 to $19,999
  • 42$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3$25,000 to $29,999
  • 30$30,000 to $34,999
  • 7$35,000 to $39,999
  • 49$40,000 to $49,999
  • 34$50,000 to $59,999
  • 105$60,000 to $69,999
  • 20$70,000 to $79,999
  • 46$80,000 to $89,999
  • 102$90,000 to $99,999
  • 502$100,000 to $124,999
  • 940$125,000 to $149,999
  • 487$150,000 to $174,999
  • 329$175,000 to $199,999
  • 452$200,000 to $249,999
  • 265$250,000 to $299,999
  • 191$300,000 to $399,999
  • 190$400,000 to $499,999
  • 28$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Moses Lake, WA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Moses Lake, WA
  • 48Less than $100
  • 48$100 to $149
  • 77$150 to $199
  • 8$200 to $249
  • 101$250 to $299
  • 8$300 to $349
  • 13$350 to $399
  • 375$400 to $449
  • 113$450 to $499
  • 137$500 to $549
  • 224$550 to $599
  • 34$600 to $649
  • 314$650 to $699
  • 308$700 to $749
  • 221$750 to $799
  • 331$800 to $899
  • 155$900 to $999
  • 271$1,000 to $1,249
  • 56$1,250 to $1,499
  • 17$1,500 to $1,999
  • 83$2,000 to $2,499
  • 29$2,500 to $2,999
  • 92$3,500 or more
  • 198No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3082010 or later
  • 4042000 to 2009
  • 5851990 to 1999
  • 4091980 to 1989
  • 1111970 to 1979
  • 271Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Moses Lake population
Moses Lake commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 441
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,842
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,605
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,692
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 260
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 213
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 434
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 146
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 125
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 271
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 62
  • 90 or more minutes: 28
Moses Lake, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.5%
Number of people working at home: 556 (6.1% of all workers)

Moses Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 9,885 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 755 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 9 (0%)
  • Taxi: 206 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 25 (0%)
  • Walked: 154 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 556 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,103
 American: 812
 European: 652
 English: 631
 Norwegian: 314
 Irish: 281
 French (except Basque): 206
 Ukrainian: 192
 Russian: 160
 Italian: 150
 Scandinavian: 116
 Scottish: 88
 Swedish: 87
 Scotch-Irish: 63
 Danish: 63
 Polish: 58
 Pennsylvania German: 38
 Canadian: 34
 Dutch: 33
 Portuguese: 30
 Basque: 19
 Hungarian: 17
 Czech: 17
 British: 14
 Croatian: 14
 French Canadian: 5
 Romanian: 5

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 53%Mexico
  • 9%El Salvador
  • 8%Canada
  • 8%India
  • 8%Ukraine
  • 3%Russia
  • 2%Laos

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,413
  • Other state: 6,631
  • Northeast: 412
  • Midwest: 1,503
  • South: 1,675
  • West: 3,049

79% of Moses Lake residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Washington.

Moses Lake:

79.0%
State average:

82.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 116
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 89
  • 5th and 6th grade: 60
  • 7th and 8th grade: 146
  • 9th grade: 46
  • 10th grade: 105
  • 11th grade: 220
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 25
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,450
  • Less than 1 year of college: 871
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,324
  • Associate degree: 322
  • Bachelor's degree: 579
  • Master's degree: 623
  • Professional school degree: 103
  • Doctorate degree: 1

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 59
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 21
  • 5th and 6th grade: 43
  • 7th and 8th grade: 197
  • 9th grade: 115
  • 10th grade: 533
  • 11th grade: 243
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 57
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,341
  • Less than 1 year of college: 639
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,234
  • Associate degree: 380
  • Bachelor's degree: 710
  • Master's degree: 386
  • Professional school degree: 7
  • Doctorate degree: 48

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.1%Males
  • 12.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 10.1%Males
  • 2.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 12.9%Males
  • 1.2%Females
Moses Lake marital status for males
Moses Lake marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,321
  • One, attached: 240
  • Two: 414
  • 3 or 4: 621
  • 5 to 9: 933
  • 10 to 19: 217
  • 20 to 49: 356
  • 50 or more: 313
  • Mobile homes: 753
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 16

Median worth of mobile homes: $47,108

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Moses Lake:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Moses Lake
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (95.2%)
  • Utility gas (6.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.4%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • Electricity (93.4%)
  • Utility gas (5.2%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 137
Here:

4.5%
Washington:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 50
Here:

3.1%
Washington:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Washington:

16.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)