Moses Lake, WA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Moses Lake, Washington Info Snack

Population
23,442
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
10.6%
Median Home
$188,000
Median Income
$60,136
Median Rent
$965

Moses Lake SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

Moses Lake, WA Crime Report

959
Total Crimes
3,910.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
66.69%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Moses Lake
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 959 3,910.5 3,026.1 2,346.0
Violent Crime 87 354.8 293.7 387.8
Murder 1 4.1 3.9 6.5
Robbery 17 69.3 67.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 67 273.2 187.6 279.7
Property Crime 872 3,555.7 2,732.4 1,958.2
Burglary 118 481.2 522.1 314.2
Larceny 676 2,756.5 1,854.2 1,398.0
Car Theft 78 318.1 356.1 246.0

Moses Lake, WA Cost Of Living

96
Moses Lake's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Moses Lake Washington National Average
Overall 96 119 100
Services 102 112 100
Groceries 95 110 100
Health 121 122 100
Housing 84 136 100
Transportation 125 123 100
Utilities 87 91 100

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Rankings for Moses Lake in Washington

Map Of Moses Lake, WA

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Population over time in Moses Lake

Year Population % Change
2020 23,442 3.4%
2019 22,663 2.8%
2018 22,038 0.9%
2017 21,846 1.2%
2016 21,579 2.1%
2015 21,141 1.8%
2014 20,757 2.2%
2013 20,305 2.9%
2012 19,727 3.0%
2011 19,150 -

Race / Ethnicity in Moses Lake

White
58.1% (13,609)
African American
3.0% (705)
American Indian
1.0% (229)
Asian
1.1% (260)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.6% (850)
Hispanic
33.2% (7,789)
Race Moses Lake WA USA
White 58.1% 67.5% 60.1%
African American 3.0% 3.7% 12.2%
American Indian 1.0% 1.0% 0.6%
Asian 1.1% 8.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.7% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.6% 5.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 33.2% 12.9% 18.2%

Gender in Moses Lake

Female
53.1% (12,448)
Male
46.9% (10,993)
Gender Moses Lake WA USA
Female 53.1% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 46.9% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Moses Lake for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (1,406)
9-12th Grade
10.0% (2,344)
High School / GED
27.0% (6,329)
Some College
23.0% (5,391)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (2,813)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (3,750)
Master's Degree
5.0% (1,172)
Professional Degree
1.0% (234)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Moses Lake WA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 10.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 27.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Moses Lake, Washington

Less than $10,000
4.3% (101,884)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.1% (96,790)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.2% (262,070)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.5% (245,372)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.5% (268,862)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.7% (439,519)
$75,000 to $99,999
19.2% (450,840)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.6% (365,653)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.3% (54,621)
$200,000 or more
2.5% (58,583)
Income Moses Lake WA USA
Less than $10,000 4.3% 4.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.1% 3.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.2% 6.5% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.5% 6.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.5% 10.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.7% 17.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 19.2% 13.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.6% 18.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.3% 8.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.5% 10.5% 8.3%

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