Royal City, WA Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 1,823. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,952 (+7.1% change)
Males: 1,017 (55.8%), Females: 806 (44.2%)

Grant County

Zip code: 99357

Median resident age: 23.6 years
Median household income: $28,529
Median house value: $78,200

Races in Royal City:

  • Hispanic (78.2%)
  • Other race (29.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (20.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • American Indian (1.3%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (4.3%), United States (3.6%), English (2.5%), French (1.8%), Irish (1.6%), Danish (1.0%).

Elevation: 1040 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Royal City

  • High school or higher: 30.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 15.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Royal City city

  • Never married: 30.5%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 3.8%

52.6% Foreign born (52.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +714 (+64.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Royal City:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Royal City:

  • GRANT CO INTL (about 30 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; Abbreviation: MWH)
  • PANGBORN MEMORIAL (about 52 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Abbreviation: EAT)
  • TRI-CITIES (about 58 miles; PASCO, WA; Abbreviation: PSC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Royal City:

  • QUINCY MUNI (about 25 miles; QUINCY, WA; Abbreviation: 80T)
  • DESERT AIRE (about 26 miles; MATTAWA, WA; Abbreviation: M94)
  • EPHRATA MUNI (about 29 miles; EPHRATA, WA; Abbreviation: EPH)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Royal City:

  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 57 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,420)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 69 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 106 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,812)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 138 miles; PULLMAN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 18,110)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 146 miles; CHENEY, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,852)

Schools

Public high school in Royal City:

  • ROYAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 343; Location: 955 AHLERS ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Royal City:

  • RED ROCK ELEMENTARY (Students: 722; Location: 230 WILDFLOWER STREET; Grades: KG – 06)
  • ROYAL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 351; Location: 921 AHLERS ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)