Ephrata Demographics

Population 2008 2009 2010 2011
2012
2013  2014  2015 
Ephrata City Limits 7,065 7,110 7,664 7,690 7,750 7,870 7,930 7,985
Ephrata Zip Code 98823 10,650 10,681 10,931 11,122 11,216 11,379 11,481 11,566
Source: Washington State Employment Security Department Labor Market & Analysis & Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc.

Employment Statistics 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013  2014 
Labor Force 3,735 3,799 3,764 3,742 3,797
3,895 3,960
Employment 3,621 3,628 3,571 3,560 3,624 3,786 3,893
Unemployment 114 171
193 182 173  167 149
Unemployment Rate 3.1% 4.5% 5.1% 4.9% 4.6% 4.3% 3.8% 
Source: Washington State Employment Security Department Labor Market & Analysis

Salary & Payroll 2009 2010 2011 2012  2013 2014 
Firms 559 431 438 452 474 470
Average Employment 4,901 4,267 4,233 4,315 4,234 4,889
Total Wages $191,782,470 $176,550,431
$178,742,117 $185,450,785 $186,640,486 $206,617,112
Average Wage $39,131 $41,375 $42,326 $42,978 $44,081 $42,262
Source: Washington State Employment Security Department Labor Market & Analysis

Housing 2013
Population Median Age 34.6
Total Number of Households 2,804
Average Household Size 2.43
Median Household Income $44,565
Owner Occupied Housing Units 1,701
Renter Occupied Housing Units 1,103
Vacant Units 195
Total Household Units 2,999
Median Housing Value $145,900
New Construction Permits  
Data Source: American Fact Finder
 

Education Attainment (Age 25+) 2013
Associates Degree 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 15.4%
Graduate or Professional Degree 2.9%
Data Source: American Fact Finder