Moses Lake, Washington

Current Temperature ° Population 20,869

Homefacts City Report

Schools

School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 16.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63.1%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 20.3%

Crime Rate

62.06% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 731
  • Violent Crimes: 499
  • Robbery: 132
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 7
  • Larceny Theft: 5

Registered Offenders

11.70% Lower than national avg.
  • 29 offenders in Moses Lake
  • 13.90 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $131,000
  • Median Sales Price: $138,500
  • Foreclosures: 32
  • Homes For Sale: 5
  • Homes For Rent: 0

Environmental Hazards

209 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 12
  • Superfunds: 4
  • Tanks & Spills: 193

Unemployment

Moderate 4.3%
  • Washington unemployment average: 4.2%
  • National unemployment average: 4.1%

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17 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 17 K-12 public schools in Moses Lake, WA and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates Moses Lake's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

29 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$131,000 compared to September 2016
Median Sales Price
$138,500 compared to September 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    8.4%
  • Rented
    42.7%
  • Owned
    48.9%

5 Homes For Sale View All

$139,900
8296 Dune Lake Rd Se
Moses Lake, WA 98837
-- Beds | -- Baths
$225,000
600 Viewmont Dr Se
Moses Lake, WA 98837
-- Beds | -- Baths
$127,900
1304 Shaw St
Moses Lake, WA 98837
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$126,000
208 Daley Dr
Moses Lake, WA 98837
4 Beds | 2 Baths

32 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
No Data
$77,000
Neppel
Moses Lake, WA 98837
2 Beds | 1 Baths
$NR
Balsam
Moses Lake, WA 98837
3 Beds | 1 Baths
$157,920
Leanne Ave
Moses Lake, WA 98837
3 Beds | 1 Baths
$75,200
W Northshore Dr
Moses Lake, WA 98837
3 Beds | 1 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

120 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Moses Lake, WA issued 120 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 120 permits, 86 were issued for single family homes and 34 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Moses Lake, WA issued 110 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 110 permits, 78 were issued for single family homes and 32 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Building Permits By Year

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Moses Lake, WA
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $521
  • 1 Bedroom: $606
  • 2 Bedrooms: $770
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,049
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,130

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Environmental Hazards

209 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Moses Lake, WA
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Moses Lake, WA
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  • Superfunds
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  • Tanks & Spills
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (330/350)
    Moses Lake, WA has 94.29% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Moses Lake, WA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 3.29 Average
    Moses Lake, WA is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 28.17°
  • February 35.87°
  • March 42.65°
  • April 49.8°
  • May 59.02°
  • June 65.11°
  • July 74.1°
  • August 72.03°
  • September 63.63°
  • October 49.38°
  • November 37.04°
  • December 27.4°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Moses Lake, WA

Earthquakes
Moses Lake, WA has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Moses Lake, WA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Moses Lake, WA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Moses Lake, WA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Moses Lake, WA: $48,174

Unemployment

Unemployment in Moses Lake is 4.3%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 4.2% and 4.1% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 46.92%
White Collar - 53.08%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Jay Inslee
  • Sen. Maria Cantwell
  • Sen. Patty Murray

City Representatives

  • Dan Newhouse

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

1 Cemetery view all

24 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

2 Police Stations view all

2 Retirement Homes view all

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