Mount Spokane, Washington

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Population in July 2007: 5,711.
Males: 2,958  (51.8%)
Females: 2,753  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  38.4 years
Washington median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99021

Estimated median household income in 2012: $71,165 (it was $55,750 in 2000)
Mount Spokane:

$71,165
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,081 (it was $21,645 in 2000)

Mount Spokane CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $249,610 (it was $158,700 in 2000)
Mount Spokane:

$249,610
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $295,146; Detached houses: $335,603; Townhouses or other attached units: $125,425; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $92,178; Mobile homes: $128,575
Mount Spokane races chart
  • White alone - 4,951 (94.4%)
  • Two or more races - 111 (2.1%)
  • Hispanic - 72 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 58 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 32 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 16 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.06%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mount Spokane: 181.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 152.6 square miles.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (very low).

Mount Spokane, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Mount Spokane:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Spokane CCD:

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 70.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Mount Spokane CCD:  1.5% ($2,336)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)
Mount Spokane satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane Valley, WA (14.7 miles , pop. 89,755).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (235.8 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (955.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Colbert, WA (2.6 miles ), Hauser, ID (2.8 miles ), Green Bluff, WA (2.8 miles ), Rathdrum, ID (3.3 miles ), Otis Orchards-East Farms, WA (3.4 miles ), State Line, ID (3.4 miles) , Blanchard, ID (3.4 miles ), Trentwood, WA (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 47.87 N, Longitude: 117.11 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 208

Mount Spokane household income distribution Mount Spokane home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)

Work and jobs in Mount Spokane: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mount Spokane, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Mount Spokane-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 104% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 383.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 306.6 miles away from Mount Spokane center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 255.2 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 2/28/2001 at 18:54:32, a magnitude 6.8 (6.5 MB, 6.6 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 32.2 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 261.3 miles away from the city center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 246.6 miles away from Mount Spokane center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 510.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Spokane County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Spokane:

  • FMC POST FALLS DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; POST FALLS, ID)
  • NORTHWEST SPECIALTY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; POST FALLS, ID)
  • NORTHERN IDAHO ADVANCED CARE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 15 miles away; POST FALLS, ID)
  • MISSION GOOD SAMARITAN (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)
  • VALLEY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)
  • FAMILY HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)
  • FMC VALLEY DIALYSIS UNIT (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; SPOKANE, WA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Spokane:

  • Whitworth University (about 17 miles; Spokane, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Community College (about 18 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Gonzaga University (about 20 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • North Idaho College (about 20 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 22 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 35 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • Washington State University (about 79 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)

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Notable locations in Mount Spokane: Camp Fosseen (A), Cooks Cabin (B), Foothills (C), Fothills (D), Homestead Campground (E), Mount Saint Charles Ranch (F), Mount Spokane Fire Station (G), Homestead Campground (H), Spokane County Fire District 13 Newman Lake Fire and Rescue Station 1 (I), Spokane County Fire District 13 Newman Lake Fire and Rescue Station 2 (J), Spokane County Fire District 4 Station 48 Mount Spokane (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Saint Josephs Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Swamps: Newman Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Burping Brook (A), McCabe Creek (B), North Fork Blanchard Creek (C), Ross Creek (D), Schackle Creek (E), South Fork Deadman Creek (F), Thompson Creek (G), Litter Creek (H), Shackle Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Mount Spokane: Mount Spokane State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Spokane County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 57.5. This is better than average.

City:

57.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.13. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.13
U.S.:

0.30

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 6.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.56
U.S.:

6.58

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.44. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.44
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  80.7%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.8%
Whole state:  7.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.8%
Whole state:

10.6%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.4%
Whole state:

4.6%
14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
21 people in other group homes in 2000
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Mount Spokane compared to Washington state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (40%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Wood (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mount Spokane CCD (based on Spokane County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.11%
Here: 36.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents37.9%9.4%7.1%5.7%5.3%
Congregations8.4%12.3%6.8%5.2%5.8%
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents3.9%3.7%2.9%2.9%21.1%
Congregations1.9%5.8%2.9%4.9%45.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 82
Spokane County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Spokane County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 118
Spokane County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 281
Here:

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Spokane County:

27.2%
Washington:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.7%
State:

13.9%

4.95% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,863 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Washington average:

6.54%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($953 average AGI)
Spokane County:

0.10%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from King County, WA  0.35% ($41,868 average AGI)
from Kootenai County, ID  0.30% ($35,118)
from Stevens County, WA  0.25% ($29,833)


5.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,526 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Washington average:

6.20%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($556 average AGI)
Spokane County:

0.10%
Washington average:

0.14%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to King County, WA  0.46% ($36,196 average AGI)
to Kootenai County, ID  0.36% ($35,279)
to Stevens County, WA  0.21% ($35,777)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Spokane:

  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KJRB (790 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTRW (970 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KTRW, LLC)
  • KDRK (1050 AM; 5 kW; DISHMAN, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAQQ (1280 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA)
  • KMBI (1330 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KERR (750 AM; 50 kW; POLSON, MT; Owner: ANDERSON RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Spokane:

  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICR (102.3 FM; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDRK-FM (93.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIXZ-FM (96.1 FM; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMBI-FM (107.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KPBX-FM (91.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KHTQ (94.5 FM; HAYDEN, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KZZU-FM (92.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB)
  • KEYF-FM (101.1 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KISC (98.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZBD (105.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEZE (96.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KAGU (88.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: GONZAGA UNIVERSITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION)
  • KKZX (98.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSFC (91.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KEEH (104.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: UPPER COLUMBIA MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • KYWL (103.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMJY-FM (104.5 FM; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: ALC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KEWU-FM (89.5 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Spokane:

  • KXLY-TV (Channel 4; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • KREM-TV (Channel 2; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHQ-TV (Channel 6; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • KAYU-TV (Channel 28; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSPS-TV (Channel 7; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE SCHOOL DISTRICT #81)
  • KSKN (Channel 22; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KSKN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K09FZ (Channel 9; SPOKANE, ETC., WA; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KGPX (Channel 34; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: PAXSON SPOKANE LICENSE, INC.)
  • K14IF (Channel 14; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
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