Soap Lake, Washington Population 2020

1,616

Soap Lake is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 1,616, it is the 181st largest city in Washington and the 8435th largest city in the United States. Soap Lake is currently growing at a rate of 0.31% annually and its population has increased by 6.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,514 in 2010. 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 $38,908 with a poverty rate of 14.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $535 per month, and the median house value is $98,800. The median age in Soap Lake is 52.8 years, 55.5 years for males, and 37.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 84.3 males.

Soap Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 71.76%
  • Other race: 21.18%
  • Two or more races: 4.15%
  • Native American: 1.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.76%
  • Black or African American: 0.62%
  • Asian: 0.42%
The current population of Soap Lake, Washington is 1,616, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,606.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,514.

Soap Lake, Washington Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,03771.76%
Some Other Race30621.18%
Two or More Races604.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native161.11%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.76%
Black or African American90.62%
Asian60.42%

Soap Lake Population Pyramid 2020

Soap Lake Median Age

52.8


Total

55.5


Male

37.1


Female

Soap Lake Adults

There are 1,116 adults, (413 of whom are seniors) in Soap Lake.

Soap Lake Age Dependency

105.5

Age Dependency Ratio

58.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Soap Lake Sex Ratio

Female

784

54.26%

Male

661

45.74%

Soap Lake Households and Families

Soap Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Soap Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89.1%10.9%
All69%31%
Non Family59.2%40.8%
Female40.7%59.3%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5932.3769
Non Family3091.0759.2
Married2113.3689.1
Female59440.7
Male149.29100

3.65

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Soap Lake Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1009.15%
9th to 12th Grade11810.80%
High School Graduate33330.47%
Some College31428.73%
Associates Degree847.69%
Bachelors Degree948.60%
Graduate Degree504.57%

Soap Lake Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White835729133
Hispanic196100
Other Race17680
Multiple Races3131
Native American16
Islander111111
Black99
Asian66

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,705$31,250$20,673
Less Than High School$26,471$27,279$
High School Grad$30,109$37,386$23,170
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$46,346$46,346$
Graduate Degree$$$

$23,705

Average Earnings

$31,250

Average Male

$20,673

Average Female

Soap Lake Language

Soap Lake Language by Age

Soap Lake Language

75.22% of Soap Lake residents speak only English, while 24.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.36% of the population.

Soap Lake Poverty

Soap Lake Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White97810510.74%
Hispanic3546618.64%
Other3046621.71%
Multiple603863.33%

14.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.82%

Male Poverty Rate

12.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Soap Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Soap Lake is Multiple, with 63.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Soap Lake is White, with 10.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.39%
Bachelors or Greater14.79%
Some College10.82%
High School8.67%
Name Poverty
Female Employed5.09%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed17.07%

Soap Lake Income

Soap Lake Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,542$38,908
Families$48,000$51,395
Married Families$48,438-
Non Families$20,821$24,916

Soap Lake Marital Status

Soap Lake Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Soap Lake Married by Age and Sex

Soap Lake Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Soap Lake Marital Status by Race

Soap Lake Veterans

157

Number of Veterans

148

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam103
First Gulf War13
World War II9
Korea
Second Gulf War

$Soap Lake Veterans by Education

18.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Soap Lake Employment Status

42.6%

Labor Force Participation

41.4%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Soap Lake Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

44.50%

Born in Washington

87.68%

Native Born

12.32%

Foreign Born

5.67%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.68% of Soap Lake residents were born in the United States, with 44.50% having been born in Washington. 5.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,61650.31%
20191,61150.31%
20181,606171.07%
20171,58950.32%
20161,584-1-0.06%
20151,58550.32%
20141,58090.57%
20131,57120.13%
20121,56940.26%
20111,565140.90%
20101,5510.00%