Zip Code 98837 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameMoses Lake
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Grant
Area Code509
Current Population:39722
Racial Majority: 69.06%
Public School Racial Majority:White 50.9%
Unemployment Rate:5.2%
Median Household Income$46823
Average Adjusted Gross Income$59730
School Test Performance:Average
Average Commute Time18.9 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Standard Time
Elevation Range1040 - 1565 ft.
Area451 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.15186100, -119.30818400

Zip Code 98837 Description

Zip Code 98837 is located in the state of Washington in the Spokane metro area. Zip code 98837 is primarily located in Grant County. The official US Postal Service name for 98837 is MOSES LAKE, Washington. Portions of zip code 98837 are contained within or border the city limits of Moses Lake, WA, Moses Lake North, WA, and Cascade Valley, WA. The area code for zip code 98837 is 509. 98837 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98837 is 5.2% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.6% and is higher than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and higher than the current national unemployment rate at 4.8%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98837 increased to 39722 from 32400 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98837 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98837 public schools is White. 63.5% of students in 98837 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 28257 69.06% 26830 +5%
 Black Or African American 617 1.51% 546 +13%
 Hispanic 10331 25.25% 10566 -2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 296 0.72% 334 -11%
 Asian 508 1.24% 500 +2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 38 0.09% 35 +9%
 Other Race 49 0.11% 49 -10%
 Two Or More Races 862 2.02% 862 -4%

Zip Code 98837 Race/Ethnicity

 White 50.9%
 Black Or African American 1.3%
 Hispanic 43.7%
 Asian 1%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0.7%
 Two or More Races 2.4%

Zip Code 98837 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population3972232400
Male Population50.20%
Female Population49.80%
Total Households14135
Test Score PerformanceAverage
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
63.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$46823
Income Under $50K Per Year54.20%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year32.10%
Income Above $100K Per Year13.70%
98837 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 4Dan NewhouseRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$265897
Average Real Estate Sale Price$159054
Current Unemployment Level 5.2%
Previous Month Unemployment Level4.7%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago6.9%
2012 Hardiness ZoneZone 6b: -5F to 0F
1990 Hardiness ZoneZone 6a: -10F to -5F
Köppen Climate ClassificationBSk - Cold Semi-Arid Climate
Ecoregion 10e - Pleistocene Lake Basins
Average First Frost DatesOctober 1 - 10
Average Last Frost DatesMay 1 - 10

Zip Code 98837 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)21273238445156554736302438
Avg Max Temp (°F)35445463717986867763463762
Avg Precip (In.).95.67.63.5.74.66.39.38.43.71.991.048.08
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Moses Lake, WA
CBSA Type98837
CBSA Population87986
Time ZonePacific Standard Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours