Ephrata, WA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,802 housing units in Ephrata. This represents a 19.2% growth from 2,350 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,615 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 187 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ephrata is about 69%. Ephrata's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8%. Average household size is 2.55 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ephrata were built after 1959.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.80%
One Bedroom12.80%
Two Bedrooms32.90%
Three Bedrooms34.60%
Four Bedrooms14.80%
Five Bedrooms or more3.10%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.73
Median year structure was built1958
Median Value of occupied units$88,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$73,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.14
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$378

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage10.10%
Home Equity Loan4.40%
Simple Mortgage47.70%
Debt Free37.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.1%