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ZIP Code 98837

Primary City:Moses Lake, WA (View All Cities)
County: Grant County
Timezone: Pacific (11:52am)
Area code: 509 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:47.2, -119.3
ZIP (~24 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 98837

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 98837. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 98837. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 98837, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Moses Lake, WA
Unacceptable:
Mae, Raugust, Wheeler

Stats and Demographics for the 98837 ZIP Code

ZIP code 98837 is located in east Washington and covers an extremely large land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 98837 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also a slightly higher than average number of single parents and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 98837 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 39,722
Population Density 82 people per sq mi
Housing Units 15,479
Median Home Value $170,700
Land Area 482.86 sq mi
Water Area 32.09 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 14,135
Median Household Income $49,062

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,7691,6321,6391,6461,4361,3211,2221,2411,1781,2801,2741,161952774505399265230
Female1,6381,5901,5941,4721,2801,2911,2771,2471,1641,2421,2321,1581,043786547465369403
Total3,4073,2223,2333,1182,7162,6122,4992,4882,3422,5222,5062,3191,9951,5601,052864634633

Gender

 Male 19,924 50%
 Female 19,798 50%
Gender

Race

 White 31,186 78.5%
 Black Or African American 643 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 481 1.2%
 Asian 518 1.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 41 0.1%
 Other Race 5,175 13.0%
 Two Or More Races 1,678 4.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1541,0431,5841,8721,8751,331784274
Renter6961,2941,017959593282229148
Total8502,3372,6012,8312,4681,6131,013422

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 7,324 52%
 Single Guardian 2,657 19%
 Singles 3,293 23%
 Singles With Roommate 861 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,638 61%
 Households with Kids 5,497 39%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male330397337368318305326323360343323315323335326313358333316295
Female344301320327318343314298317332332313314303257302292327294254
Total674698657695636648640621677675655628637638583615650660610549

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 98837 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 98837 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 2000s. Looking at 98837 real estate data, the median home value of $170,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 98837. Rentals in 98837 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 98837 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 39,102 98.4%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 148 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 169 0.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 303 0.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 6,293 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,624 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,218 34%
 Households Vacant 1,344 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 611 45.5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 0.8%
 For Sale Only 192 14.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 276 20.5%
 For Migrant Workers 2 0.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 233 17.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 167 3%
 1 Bedroom 900 16%
 2 Bedroom 2,263 39%
 3+ Bedroom 2,422 42%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $49,062 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 98837 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 98837 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,401 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,117 27%
 No Earnings 10,657 35%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 11,401 38%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,117 27%
 No Earnings 10,657 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,662 87.8%
 Public transportation 183 1.1%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 59 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 762 4.6%
 Worked at Home 1,027 6.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 2,223 18%
 High School Graduate 6,624 54%
 Associate's degree 1,223 10%
 Bachelor's degree 1,212 10%
 Master's degree 619 5%
 Professional school degree 167 1%
 Doctorate degree 103 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 7,989 79.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 683 6.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,411 14.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 98837

ZIP Code 98837 is in the Moses Lake School District. There are 18 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 98837.

Columbia Basin Secondary School
7942 Randolph Rd N.e.
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Moses Lake School District
Chief Moses Middle School
1111 East Nelson Rd
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Moses Lake School District
Garden Heights Elementary
707 East Nelson Rd
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Moses Lake School District
Knolls Vista Elementary
454 West Ridge Rd
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Moses Lake School District
Lakeview Terrace Elementary
780 South Clover Dr
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Moses Lake School District
Larson Heights Elementary
700 Lindberg Ln
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Moses Lake School District
Longview Elementary
9783 Apple Rd NE
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Moses Lake School District
North Elementary
1200 West Craig St
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Moses Lake School District
Peninsula Elementary
2406 West Texas St
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Moses Lake School District
Midway Elementary
502 South C St
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Moses Lake School District
Frontier Middle School
517 West Third Ave
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Moses Lake School District
Sage Point Elementary School
4000 Peninsula Dr
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Moses Lake School District
Park Orchard Elementary School
417 North Paxson Dr
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Moses Lake School District
Moses Lake High School
803 East Sharon Ave
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Moses Lake School District
Wenatchee Valley Technical Skill Center Branch Cam
803 East Sharon Ave
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Moses Lake School District
Wellpinit Alliance -Columbia Basin J.C.
6739 24th Ave North East
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Wellpinit School District
Moses Lake Christian Academy
1475 Nelson Rd NE Ste a
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Crestview Christian School & Brite Beginnings
1601 W Valley Rd
Moses Lake, WA 98837
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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