Zip Code 98851 Map and Profile

Official Zip Code NameSoap Lake
Zip Code StateWashington
Zip Code TypeNon-Unique
Primary County: Grant
Area Code509
Current Population:4014
Racial Majority: 85.17%
Public School Racial Majority:White 69.2%
Unemployment Rate:4.7%
Median Household Income$29636
Average Adjusted Gross Income$48010
School Test Performance:Poor
Average Commute Time23.4 Minutes
Time Zone:Pacific Daylight Time
Elevation Range1184 - 2349 ft.
Area140 Sqm.
Coordinates(Y,X)47.42811800, -119.43439100

Zip Code 98851 Description

Zip Code 98851 is located in the state of Washington in the Spokane metro area. Zip code 98851 is primarily located in Grant County. The official US Postal Service name for 98851 is SOAP LAKE, Washington. Portions of zip code 98851 are contained within or border the city limits of Soap Lake, WA, Lakeview, WA, and Ephrata, WA. The area code for zip code 98851 is 509. 98851 can be classified socioeconically as a Lower Middle Class class zipcode in comparison to other zipcodes in Washington.

The current unemployment level in 98851 is 4.7% which is lower than the current county unemployment level of 6.6% and is lower than the current state unemployment at 5.0% and lower than the current national unemployment rate at 5.2%.

According the 2010 US Census, the population of 98851 increased to 4014 from 3759 over the past 10 years. The majority ethnicity residing in 98851 is while the majority ethnicity attending 98851 public schools is White. 98.5% of students in 98851 public schools receive or are eligible to participate in free or reduced lunch programs.

20142010Change(+/-)
 White 3347 85.17% 3425 -2%
 Black Or African American 14 0.36% 31 -55%
 Hispanic 386 9.82% 407 -5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 103 2.62% 50 +106%
 Asian 15 0.38% 17 -12%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0% 1 -100%
 Other Race 2 0% 2 -100%
 Two Or More Races 81 1.65% 81 -20%

Zip Code 98851 Race/Ethnicity

 White 69.2%
 Black Or African American 0%
 Hispanic 28.4%
 Asian 0.5%
 Hawaii/Pacific Islander 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 0%
 Two or More Races 1.5%

Zip Code 98851 Public School Race/Ethnicity Profile

20102000
Total Population40143759
Male Population50.40%
Female Population49.60%
Total Households1726
Test Score PerformancePoor
Percentage of Students Eligible For
Free or Reduced Lunch
98.5%
Percentage of Public Schools with
Title 1 Status
100.0%
Median Household Income$29636
Income Under $50K Per Year71.90%
Income $50K to $100K Per Year22.90%
Income Above $100K Per Year5.20%
98851 US Congressional District
DistrictRepresentativeParty Affiliation
Washington District 4Dan NewhouseRepublican
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Average Real Estate Asking Price$188511
Average Real Estate Sale Price$138756
Current Unemployment Level 4.7%
Previous Month Unemployment Level5.2%
Unemployment Level 1 Year Ago8.4%
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 11 - 20
Average Last Frost DatesApril 21 - 31

Zip Code 98851 Annual Climate Data

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual
Avg Min Temp (°F)22273339475460595039302240
Avg Max Temp (°F)34425363738088887863453462
Avg Precip (In.).84.78.74.44.64.52.44.26.38.481.021.177.72
Core Based Statistical
Area (CBSA)
Moses Lake, WA
CBSA Type98851
CBSA Population87986
Time ZonePacific Daylight Time
IANA Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Follows DSTYes
GMT Difference-8 Hours