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Total population: 20,084 (Urban population: 20,061 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 23 (all nonfarm))

Moses Lake,WA index of house prices


Houses: 6,249 (5,629 occupied: 3,522 owner occupied, 2,107 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

37%
State:

41%

Housing density: 614 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $308,180.


Median contract rent in 2009: $522 (lower quartile is $420, upper quartile is $708)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $598


Median gross rent in Moses Lake, WA in 2009: $615


Housing units in Moses Lake with a mortgage: 2,073 (200 second mortgage, 190 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 790


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $64,156


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $37,500


Median monthly housing costs: $686





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Moses Lake, Washington Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $155,487 (it was $89,800 in 2000)
Moses Lake:

$155,487
Washington:

$287,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $97,029 - $242,617

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $187,921
Here:

$187,921
State:

$367,029

Townhouses or other attached units: $629,079
Here:

$629,079
State:

$319,220

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $424,682
Here:

$424,682
State:

$300,621

Mobile homes: $61,466
Here:

$61,466
State:

$80,529

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,118
Here:

$8,118
State:

$62,453

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,686
  • In family households: 12,383 (2,867 male householders, 893 female householders)
    2,905 spouses, 4,639 children (4,235 natural, 104 adopted, 300 stepchildren), 302 grandchildren, 101 brothers or sisters, 81 parents, 275 other relatives, 320 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,303 (986 male householders (751 living alone)), 912 female householders (807 living alone)), 405 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 265 (231 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,506 2-persons, 843 3-persons, 702 4-persons, 395 5-persons, 204 6-persons, 110 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,558 1-person, 282 2-persons, 58 3-persons.

2,828 married couples with children.
1,042 single-parent households (256 men, 786 women).

78.4% of residents of Moses Lake speak English at home.
18.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 35% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (87% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 1,501 (10.0%)
(32.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

3.9

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Moses Lake, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 85
  • 3 rooms: 223
  • 4 rooms: 314
  • 5 rooms: 797
  • 6 rooms: 772
  • 7 rooms: 518
  • 8 rooms: 445
  • 9 or more rooms: 361
  • 1 room: 140
  • 2 rooms: 299
  • 3 rooms: 411
  • 4 rooms: 582
  • 5 rooms: 326
  • 6 rooms: 151
  • 7 rooms: 77
  • 8 rooms: 38
  • 9 or more rooms: 83
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Moses Lake, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 169
  • 2 bedrooms: 702
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,893
  • 4 bedrooms: 629
  • 5+ bedrooms: 115
  • no bedroom: 161
  • 1 bedroom: 609
  • 2 bedrooms: 787
  • 3 bedrooms: 423
  • 4 bedrooms: 57
  • 5+ bedrooms: 70
Cars and other vehicles available in Moses Lake, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 91
  • 1 vehicle: 1,014
  • 2 vehicles: 1,751
  • 3 vehicles: 445
  • 4 vehicles: 173
  • 5+ vehicles: 48
  • no vehicle: 270
  • 1 vehicle: 967
  • 2 vehicles: 709
  • 3 vehicles: 109
  • 4 vehicles: 13
  • 5+ vehicles: 39

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 466
  • 2000 to 2004: 757
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,195
  • 1980 to 1989: 715
  • 1970 to 1979: 927
  • 1960 to 1969: 582
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,004
  • 1940 to 1949: 471
  • 1939 or earlier: 27

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Moses Lake, WA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Moses Lake, WA:

  • Less than $10,000: 52
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 26
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 18
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 6
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 17
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 25
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 25
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 56
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 49
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 59
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 100
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 109
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 135
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 493
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 736
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 843
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 433
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 593
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 371
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 304
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 153
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 129
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 0
  • $1,000,000 or more: 0
 


Moses Lake rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Moses Lake:

  • Less than $100: 15 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 47
  • $200 to $249: 16
  • $250 to $299: 15
  • $300 to $349: 136
  • $350 to $399: 85
  • $400 to $449: 171
  • $450 to $499: 324
  • $500 to $549: 249
  • $550 to $599: 168
  • $600 to $649: 270
  • $650 to $699: 50
  • $700 to $749: 273
  • $750 to $799: 192
  • $800 to $899: 184
  • $900 to $999: 140
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 146
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 55
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 71
  • $2,000 or more: 11
  • No cash rent: 91
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 424
  • 1990 to 1994: 286
  • 1985 to 1989: 302
  • 1980 to 1984: 107
  • 1975 to 1979: 70
  • 1970 to 1974: 41
  • 1970 to 1974: 67
  • 1965 to 1969: 204


Moses Lake, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.0%
Number of people working at home: 248 (4.0% of all workers)


Moses Lake commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 383
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1383
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1639
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1390
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 415
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 141
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 281
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 40
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 62
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 61
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 42
  • 90 or more minutes: 120
 


Moses Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,987 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 723 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 27 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 9 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 42 (1%)
  • Walked: 130 (2%)
  • Other means: 39 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 248 (4%)
 


Moses Lake, WA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 693
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 327
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 411
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 454
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 389
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 366
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 484
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 420
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 401
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 468
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 527
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 356
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 169
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 115
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 48
  • $200,000 or more: 30
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 4585
 German: 1912
 English: 1112
 United States or American: 932
 Irish: 637
 Norwegian: 454
 French (except Basque): 318
 Swedish: 268
 Italian: 260
 European: 170
 Dutch: 141
 Scottish: 110
 Ukrainian: 108
 Scotch-Irish: 104
 Russian: 85
 Welsh: 66
 African: 65
 Subsaharan African:: 65
 Northern European: 54
 French Canadian: 53
 Croatian: 50
 Finnish: 48
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 46
 Jamaican: 46
 Scandinavian: 43
 British: 43
 Canadian: 41
 Polish: 37
 Pennsylvania German: 36
 Greek: 35
 Swiss: 34
 Slavic: 33
 Lebanese: 29
 Arab:: 29
 Hungarian: 28
 Danish: 21
 Iranian: 12
 Icelander: 10
 Czechoslovakian: 8
 Czech: 7


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



  • Mexico (59%)
  • Ukraine (7%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • Russia (4%)
  • Japan (3%)
  • El Salvador (3%)
  • Guatemala (3%)


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

  • This state: 7275
  • Northeast: 169
  • Midwest: 1257
  • South: 1488
  • West: 3168

46% of Moses Lake residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Washington.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 96
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 76
  • 5th and 6th grade: 157
  • 7th and 8th grade: 146
  • 9th grade: 199
  • 10th grade: 96
  • 11th grade: 78
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 62
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,050
  • Less than 1 year of college: 405
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 809
  • Associate degree: 306
  • Bachelor's degree: 549
  • Master's degree: 241
  • Professional school degree: 74
  • Doctorate degree: 49

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 88
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 87
  • 5th and 6th grade: 51
  • 7th and 8th grade: 187
  • 9th grade: 153
  • 10th grade: 186
  • 11th grade: 130
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 108
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,347
  • Less than 1 year of college: 387
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 945
  • Associate degree: 429
  • Bachelor's degree: 409
  • Master's degree: 115
  • Professional school degree: 41
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 8.3%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 9.7%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 22.9%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 20.7%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 9.7%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 21.6%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 17.8%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 16.4%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 7.8%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 16.4%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $46,285
  • Black householders: $44,502
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $27,574
  • Asian householders: $46,035
  • Some other race householders: $45,780
  • Two or more races householders: $42,839
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $43,608
Moses Lake household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Moses Lake household income for Black householders
Moses Lake household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Moses Lake household income for Asian householders
Moses Lake household income for Some other race householders
Moses Lake household income for Two or more races householders
Moses Lake household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Moses Lake marital status for males
Moses Lake marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $170,551
  • Black or African American householders: $134,190
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $147,176
  • Asian householders: $170,205
  • Some other race householders: $141,462
  • Two or more races householders: $135,402
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $144,925

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,886
  • One, attached: 262
  • Two: 280
  • 3 or 4: 259
  • 5 to 9: 197
  • 10 to 19: 206
  • 20 to 49: 208
  • 50 or more: 124
  • Mobile homes: 805
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 22

Median worth of mobile homes: $36,300


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Moses Lake:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Moses Lake
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (89.5%)
  • Utility gas (8.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Electricity (96.7%)
  • Utility gas (2.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 50
Here:

2.6%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10
Here:

1.0%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 55
Here:

8.4%
Washington:

15.7%

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 (Noninst.)


 

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