Spanaway, Washington

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Population in 2010: 27,227.
Population change since 2000: +26.1%
Males: 13,486  (49.5%)
Females: 13,741  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

34.2 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 98387.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $66,819 (it was $46,210 in 2000)
Spanaway:

$66,819
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,423 (it was $17,928 in 2000)

Spanaway CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $238,353 (it was $127,600 in 2000)
Spanaway:

$238,353
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $331,767; detached houses: $354,260; townhouses or other attached units: $278,932; in 2-unit structures: $251,628; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $190,351; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $231,993; mobile homes: $122,473; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $9,799

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,261.

March 2019 cost of living index in Spanaway: 112.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.8%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.7% for Black residents, 16.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 56.2% for American Indian residents, 8.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.9% for other race residents, 5.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Spanaway, WA (2017)
    • 18,24157.6%White alone
    • 4,18713.2%Hispanic
    • 3,26010.3%Black alone
    • 2,1456.8%Two or more races
    • 2,1356.7%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1,7725.6%Asian alone
    • 1450.5%American Indian alone
    • 110.03%Other race alone

Races in Spanaway detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Spanaway, Washington as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Spanaway is 791 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (7.7%), English (4.8%), Norwegian (3.8%), American (3.5%), Irish (3.0%), Russian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 370 feet

Land area: 8.33 square miles.

Population density: 3,269 people per square mile   (average).

Spanaway, Washington map

3,082 residents are foreign born (3.1% Asia, 2.8% Latin America, 2.5% Europe).

This place:

9.7%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,792 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,384 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, WA (6.6 miles , pop. 58,211).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (36.8 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (924.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Parkland, WA (1.8 miles ),
Clover Creek, WA (1.9 miles ),
Frederickson, WA (2.0 miles ),
Summit View, WA (2.1 miles ),
McChord AFB, WA (2.1 miles ),
Elk Plain, WA (2.1 miles ),
Midland, WA (2.3 miles ),
Summit, WA (2.4 miles )

Latitude: 47.10 N, Longitude: 122.42 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,673 (-27.4%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,388 (9.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Spanaway, WA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Spanaway, WA in 2017

Property values in Spanaway, WA

Spanaway satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Washington:

5.2%
Historical population in Spanaway, WA
Historical housing units in Spanaway, WA
Most common industries in Spanaway, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Spanaway, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)

Average climate in Spanaway, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Spanaway, Washington average temperatures Spanaway, Washington average precipitation Spanaway, Washington humidity Spanaway, Washington wind speed Spanaway, Washington snowfall Spanaway, Washington sunshine Spanaway, Washington clear and cloudy days

Spanaway, Washington environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 90.2. This is worse than average.

City:

90.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.848. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.848
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 16.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.46. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.46
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Spanaway-area historical earthquake activity is near Washington state average. It is 157% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1949 at 19:55:42, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 11.1 miles away from Spanaway 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 7.4 miles away from Spanaway 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 15.7 miles away from Spanaway center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 7/3/1999 at 01:43:54, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 25.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 38.2 miles away from Spanaway center
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 469.1 miles away from Spanaway center
On 2/14/1981 at 06:09:27, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 47.6 miles away from Spanaway center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pierce County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Mudslides: 5, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Earthquakes: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Spanaway topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Spanaway:

  • PARKLAND DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • MIDLAND MANOR (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • REGENCY AT TACOMA REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB CENTER- LAKEWOOD (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • GRAHAM DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; GRAHAM, WA)
  • AVAMERE HERITAGE REHABILITATION OF TACOMA (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TACOMA, WA)
  • SPRINGHAVEN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; TACOMA, WA)

Airports located in Spanaway:

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Amtrak stations near Spanaway:

  • 10 miles: TACOMA (1001 PUYALLUP AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.
  • 20 miles: OLYMPIA/LACEY (OLYMPIA, 6600 YELM HWY. S.E.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Spanaway:

  • Pacific Lutheran University (about 4 miles; Tacoma, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,548)
  • Clover Park Technical College (about 7 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,185)
  • Pierce College at Puyallup (about 9 miles; Puyallup, WA; FT enrollment: 2,529)
  • Pierce College at Fort Steilacoom (about 9 miles; Lakewood, WA; FT enrollment: 5,228)
  • University of Washington-Tacoma Campus (about 11 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 3,788)
  • Bates Technical College (about 11 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 4,929)
  • Tacoma Community College (about 12 miles; Tacoma, WA; FT enrollment: 6,622)

Public high schools in Spanaway:

  • BETHEL HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 22215 38TH AVENUE EAST, Grades: 9-12)
  • BETHEL MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 22201 38TH AVENUE EAST, Grades: 6-9)
  • CEDARCREST MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 191201 13TH AVENUE CRT. E., Grades: 6-12)
  • SPANAWAY LAKE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1305 168TH STREET EAST, Grades: 9-12)
  • CHALLENGER HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 18020 B STREET EAST, Grades: 5-12)
  • LIBERTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 7311 EUSTIS-HUNT RD E, Grades: 6-9)
  • ACCELERATION ACADEMY (Location: 16218 PACIFIC AVE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Spanaway:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Spanaway: Lake Spanaway Golf Course (A), Central Pierce Fire and Rescue (B), Pierce County Fire District 6 Central Pierce Fire and Rescue Station 60 Headquarters (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Spanaway include: Faith Community Church (A), Deliverance Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Spanaway: Spanaway Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Spanaway Historical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 812 176th Street South), The Critter Lady (3907 234th Street Court East).

Hotel: Redwood Motel (17023 Pacific Avenue South).

Birthplace of: Caesar Rayford - Player of and football, Corey Belser - College basketball player (San Diego Toreros), Derrike Cope - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Nov 3, 1958).

Pierce County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Spanaway and their reported violations in the past:

BETHEL GREEN ACRES WATER ASSN (Population served: 788, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
COACH COUNTRY CORRAL (Population served: 170, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 96 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Spanaway that have no violations reported:

  • LITTLE PARK RESTAURANT (Population served: 214, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAKE TAPPS NORTH PARK WATER SYSTEM (Address: 14905 Bresemann Blvd S , Population served: 195, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.9 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.7%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

9.9%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Spanaway in 2010:

  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
13 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Spanaway (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Spanaway Branch at 17305 Pacific Avenue, branch established on 1993/10/15. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Columbia State Bank: Spanaway Branch at 17502 Pacific Avenue, branch established on 1997/05/23. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $4,785.2 mil, Deposits: $3,892.8 mil, headquarters in Tacoma, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 104 total offices, Holding Company: Columbia Banking System, Inc.
  • KeyBank National Association: Spanaway Branch at 17601 Pacific Avenue, branch established on 1968/10/21. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Timberland Bank: Bethel Station Branch at 2419 224th Street Se P.O. Box 4940, branch established on 1999/09/30. Info updated 2008/07/15: Bank assets: $731.3 mil, Deposits: $589.4 mil, headquarters in Hoquiam, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Timberland Bancorp, Inc.
  • Umpqua Bank: Spanaway Branch at 16120 Pacific Ave, branch established on 2001/01/01. Info updated 2011/09/02: Bank assets: $11,556.7 mil, Deposits: $9,325.3 mil, headquarters in Roseburg, OR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 193 total offices, Holding Company: Umpqua Holdings Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Spanaway:

Marital status in Spanaway, WA
  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Spanaway:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Washington average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Spanaway
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Spanaway, WA (based on Pierce County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant121,041365
Catholic69,55826
Other49,446109
Mainline Protestant34,906123
Black Protestant4,81717
Orthodox6054
None514,852-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 132
This county:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 105
This county:

1.36 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 152
This county:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 511
This county:

6.61 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

8.4%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.3%
Washington:

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

14.1%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Spanaway:

48.4%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.9%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Spanaway:

28.8
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
Spanaway:

21.2%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Spanaway:

12.1%
Washington:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Spanaway:

33.4%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Spanaway:

55.7%
Washington:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Spanaway:

80.0%
Washington:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Spanaway, WA Residents

8.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($52,298 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.79%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,211 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.23%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from King County, WA  2.71% ($57,641 average AGI)
from Thurston County, WA  0.49% ($50,794)
from Kitsap County, WA  0.29% ($50,871)


7.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,793 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.23%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.20% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,343 average AGI)
Pierce County:

0.20%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to King County, WA  1.82% ($53,673 average AGI)
to Thurston County, WA  0.57% ($44,488)
to Kitsap County, WA  0.25% ($51,925)
Businesses in Spanaway, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Jack In The Box1
Ace Hardware1Kmart1
AutoZone1Kroger1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Burger King1Payless1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Fashion Bug1Subway4
FedEx2T-Mobile1
GNC1U-Haul2
GameStop1UPS3
H&R Block1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Spanaway:

  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KLAY (1180 AM; 5 kW; LAKEWOOD, WA; Owner: CLAY FRANK HUNTINGTON)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KHHO (850 AM; 10 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KYCW (1090 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KNWX (1210 AM; 28 kW; AUBURN-FEDERAL WAY, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KKOL (1300 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZIZ (1560 AM; 5 kW; SUMNER, WA; Owner: KRIZ BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKMO (1360 AM; 5 kW; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spanaway:

  • K201EX (88.1 FM; GREENWATER, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBSG-FM (97.3 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KVTI (90.9 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: CLOVER PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KMTT (103.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNDD (107.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXXO (96.1 FM; OLYMPIA, WA; Owner: 3 CITIES, INC.)
  • KYPT (96.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBKS (106.1 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KING-FM (98.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: CLASSIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KLSY-FM (92.5 FM; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO INC.)
  • KPLU-FM (88.5 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • KWJZ (98.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ORCA RADIO, INC.)
  • KZOK-FM (102.5 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KMPS-FM (94.1 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KQBZ (100.7 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KISW (99.9 FM; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBTC-FM (91.7 FM; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KFMY (97.7 FM; RAYMOND, WA; Owner: SOUTH SOUND BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K205DD (88.9 FM; BREMERTON, WA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KMNT (102.9 FM; CENTRALIA, WA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Spanaway:

  • KBTC-TV (Channel 28; TACOMA, WA; Owner: BATES TECHNICAL COLLEGE)
  • KSTW (Channel 11; TACOMA, WA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • KING-TV (Channel 5; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K58DP (Channel 58; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KHCV (Channel 45; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: NORTH PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KWPX (Channel 33; BELLEVUE, WA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • KCPQ (Channel 13; TACOMA, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NORTHWEST, INC.)
  • KTWB-TV (Channel 22; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMO-TV (Channel 4; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE TV, L.L.C.)
  • KWDK (Channel 56; TACOMA, WA; Owner: PUGET SOUND EDUCATIONAL TV, INC.)
  • K54GS (Channel 54; PUYALLUP, WA; Owner: KIRO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Spanaway fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 5.4mTotal length
  • $9,602,000Total costs
  • 32,391Total average daily traffic
  • 1,618Total average daily truck traffic
  • 52,091Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Spanaway)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Spanaway, WA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • SE05558D RAI, 20013 14th Avenue East (Lat: 47.074722 Lon: -122.406111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQGI856, Licensee ID: L00127664,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17825.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2007, Expiration Date: 01/31/2017, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2008, Certifier: Dan Menser, Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-4000, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • SPANAWAY, .48 Mi E Of Sr-7 And .22 Mi S (Lat: 47.093611 Lon: -122.423889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 33.8 m, Call Sign: WQIK743,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/05/2008, Expiration Date: 03/05/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/05/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • SPANAWAY, 20013 14th Avenue E (Lat: 47.075028 Lon: -122.406028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 50.3 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQJI766,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17885.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/23/2008, Expiration Date: 09/23/2018, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2017, Certifier: Don Houghton, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • WA-TAC0718A, 20013 14th Avenue East (Lat: 47.075028 Lon: -122.406028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 50.3 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQKX519,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18015.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/16/2009, Expiration Date: 10/16/2019, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:
  • FREDERICKSON, 4714 192nd St E (Lat: 47.080111 Lon: -122.364611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 17.4 m, Overall height: 18.2 m, Call Sign: WQLL890,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/04/2010, Expiration Date: 03/04/2020, Certifier: Bruce R Donaldson, Registrant: Puget Sound Energy, Inc., 9515 Willows Rd Ne, Redmond, WA 98052, Phone: (425) 867-7314, Fax: (425) 867-7310, Email:
  • SE05558D, 20021 17th Ave E (Se05558d) (Lat: 47.074583 Lon: -122.405972), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.1 m, Call Sign: WRDD438,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17960.0 MHz, 17960.0 MHz, 17960.0 MHz, 17960.0 MHz, 17960.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2019, Expiration Date: 04/02/2029, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

271 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Spanaway)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

51 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Spanaway)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED318$203,06566$127,783599$204,65212$85,7771$1,182,90049$155,08521$125,841
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$206,7859$109,88775$214,5073$12,0170$09$137,6046$102,863
APPLICATIONS DENIED37$187,99120$149,802254$205,34025$110,4710$027$182,49817$99,411
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN38$200,5358$184,883183$197,5687$155,8100$011$163,3656$126,253
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$211,4223$131,97345$202,1492$97,4350$03$165,2501$176,050

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0714.03 , 0714.08, 0714.09, 0714.10, 0714.11, 0715.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$216,33810$201,0210$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$266,9027$235,4401$245,250
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$157,9105$206,8780$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$204,0001$204,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0714.03 , 0714.08, 0714.09, 0714.10, 0714.11, 0715.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Spanaway, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Spanaway, WA - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 90. The highest number of fires - 209 took place in 2003, and the least - 17 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Spanaway, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (41.2%), and Structure Fires (39.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Spanaway, WA
    • 63141.2%Outside Fires
    • 61039.8%Structure Fires
    • 22914.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 634.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Spanaway, WA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Spanaway, WA
  • 60.4%Electricity
  • 34.2%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Spanaway, WA
  • 81.0%Electricity
  • 15.4%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used


Spanaway compared to Washington state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 71 pilots and 147 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Alfred P. Haro (4)
  • Robert Ray Henson (3)
  • John Stephen Campbell (2)
  • Mabon Briola (2)
  • Richard J. Mccann (2)
  • Darwin G. Reed (2)
  • David L. Holo (2)
  • Gerardo Granados (1)
  • Collin Smith (1)
  • Joshua P. Carlsen (1)

Total of 35 patent applications in 2008-2020.