Moses Lake

Moses Lake Demographics


Population 2008 2009 2010 2011
2012
2013  2014  2015 
Moses Lake City Limits 18,310 18,930 20,366 20,640 20,950 21,250 21,600 22,080
Moses Lake Zip Code 98837 38,126 38,999 39,722 40,082 40,583 40,903 41,520 42,236
Source: Washington State Employment Security Department Labor Market & Analysis & Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc.

Employment Satistics 2008 2009 2010 2011
2012
2013 2014
Labor Force 8,310 9,028 8,986  8,917  9,026  9,326 9,480
Employment 7,847 8,319 8,187  8,163  8,310  8,682 8,927 
Unemployment 463 709 799  754  716  692 619 
Unemployment Rate 5.6%  7.9% 8.9%  8.5% 7.9%
 7.4% 6.5% 

Salary & Payroll 2009 2010 2011 2012
2013 2014
Firms 1,664 1,718 1,756  1,763  1,850  1,877
Average Employment 14,521 14,527 15,109  15,251  15,608  16,616
Total Wages $505,275,373 $522,561,989 $548,194,000  $568,006,380  $588,468,295  $628,104,132
Average Wage $34,796 $38,037 $36,282   $37,244  $37,703  $37,801
Source: Washington State Employment Security Department Labor Market & Analysis

Housing 2013
Population Median Age 32.1
Total Number of Households 7,711
Average Household Size 2.84
Median Household Income $47,721
Owner Occupied Housing Units 4,324
Renter Occupied Housing Units 3,387
Vacant Units 614
Total Household Units 8,325
Median Housing Value $152,800
New Construction Permits  
Data Source: American Fact Finder  

Education Attaintment (Age 25+) 2013
Associates Degree 10.2%
Bachelor's Degree 10.6%
Graduate or Professional Degree 7.9%
Data Source: American Fact Finder