Soap Lake, Washington Population 2021

1,615
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Soap Lake is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 1,615, it is the 180th largest city in Washington and the 8430th largest city in the United States. Soap Lake is currently growing at a rate of 0.37% annually and its population has increased by 6.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,514 in 2010. Soap Lake reached it's highest population of 1,615 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Soap Lake has a population density of 1,051 people per square mile.

The average household income in Soap Lake is $40,766 with a poverty rate of 22.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $460 per month, and the median house value is $110,000. The median age in Soap Lake is 42.5 years, 55.2 years for males, and 32.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 74.1 males.

Soap Lake Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Soap Lake was:

  • White: 66.34%
  • Other race: 25.92%
  • Two or more races: 5.61%
  • Black or African American: 0.84%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.58%
  • Asian: 0.13%
The current population of Soap Lake, Washington is 1,615, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,597.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,514.

Soap Lake, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,02966.34%
Some Other Race40225.92%
Two or More Races875.61%
Black or African American130.84%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.58%
Asian20.13%
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Soap Lake Population by Race

Soap Lake Population Pyramid 2021

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Soap Lake Median Age

42.5


Total

55.2


Male

32.5


Female

Soap Lake Adults

There are 1,180 adults, (416 of whom are seniors) in Soap Lake.

Soap Lake Age Dependency

103

Age Dependency Ratio

54.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Soap Lake Sex Ratio

Female

891

57.45%

Male

660

42.55%

Soap Lake Population by Age

Soap Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Soap Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89.3%10.7%
All66.6%33.4%
Non Family55.1%44.9%
Female48.5%51.5%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Soap Lake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6102.4866.6
Non Family3361.1955.1
Married1783.2789.3
Female664.8248.5
Male307.13100

3.9

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Soap Lake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1059.39%
9th to 12th Grade11210.02%
High School Graduate33930.32%
Some College38634.53%
Associates Degree726.44%
Bachelors Degree585.19%
Graduate Degree464.11%
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Soap Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Soap Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White81870395
Hispanic230137
Other Race194101
Multiple Races6464
Black1313
Native American9
Islander999
Asian22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Soap Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,933$31,536$21,089
Less Than High School$26,458$27,222$
High School Grad$30,449$33,750$25,774
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,933

Average Earnings

$31,536

Average Male

$21,089

Average Female

Soap Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Soap Lake Language by Age

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Soap Lake Language

68.89% of Soap Lake residents speak only English, while 31.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.41% of the population.

Soap Lake Language

Soap Lake Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic46815933.97%
Other40015939.75%
White97014815.26%
Multiple873944.83%

22.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.04%

Male Poverty Rate

24.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Soap Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Soap Lake is Multiple, with 44.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Soap Lake is White, with 15.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.83%.

Soap Lake Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.45%
Bachelors or Greater19.23%
Some College15.85%
High School14.89%

Soap Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Employed20.99%
Female Unemployed16.67%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed16.02%

Soap Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Soap Lake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,826$40,766
Families$49,750$54,482
Married Families$49,750-
Non Families$21,000$25,150
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Income by Household Type

Soap Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.1%

Male Marriage Rate

33.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Soap Lake Married by Age and Sex

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Soap Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Soap Lake Marital Status by Race

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Soap Lake Marital Status

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175

Number of Veterans

155

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam113
First Gulf War20
Korea12
World War II10
Second Gulf War

Soap Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74100
75+42
35 to 5430
55 to 643
18 to 34

Soap Lake Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White16519.57%
2 or More1015.38%

Soap Lake Veterans by Race

Soap Lake Veterans by Education

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17.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Soap Lake Veterans by Education

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43.3%

Labor Force Participation

41.8%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Soap Lake Employment by Age

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Soap Lake Employment by Race

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Soap Lake Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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39.20%

Born in Washington

84.72%

Native Born

15.28%

Foreign Born

9.03%

Non Citizen

6.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.72% of Soap Lake residents were born in the United States, with 39.20% having been born in Washington. 9.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Soap Lake Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,61560.37%
20201,60960.37%
20191,60360.38%
20181,597150.95%
20171,58240.25%
20161,578-4-0.25%
20151,58230.19%
20141,579100.64%
20131,56910.06%
20121,56850.32%
20111,563150.97%
20101,5480.00%

Soap Lake Population by Year