Moses Lake is a medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 22,082 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Moses Lake is the 48th largest community in Washington.
Moses Lake is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Moses Lake is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Moses Lake who work in teaching (10.58%), office and administrative support (9.58%), and sales jobs (8.00%).
One of the benefits of Moses Lake is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.47 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, Moses Lake is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.27% of adults 25 and older in Moses Lake have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Moses Lake in 2010 was $21,553, which is lower middle income relative to Washington, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,212 for a family of four. However, Moses Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Moses Lake is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Moses Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Moses Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Moses Lake also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.95% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Moses Lake include Irish, English, French , and European.
The most common language spoken in Moses Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.