Spokane Reservation, Washington

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Population in July 2007: 2,092.
Males: 1,026  (49.1%)
Females: 1,066  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  27.3 years
Washington median age:  35.3 years
Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,411 (it was $27,949 in 2000)
Spokane Reservation:

$33,411
WA:

$57,573
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,638 (it was $10,151 in 2000)

Spokane Reservation CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $104,832 (it was $71,300 in 2000)
Spokane Reservation:

$104,832
WA:

$243,000
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $140,054; Detached houses: $151,041; Townhouses or other attached units: $101,638; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $37,490; Mobile homes: $104,052
Spokane Reservation races chart
  • American Indian alone - 1,467 (73.2%)
  • White alone - 365 (18.2%)
  • Hispanic - 87 (4.3%)
  • Two or more races - 66 (3.3%)
  • Asian alone - 12 (0.6%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.05%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Spokane Reservation: 156.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Land area: 237.5 square miles.

Population density: 8.8 people per square mile   (very low).

Spokane Reservation, Washington map

For population 25 years and over in Spokane Reservation:

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 19.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spokane Reservation CCD:

  • Never married: 37.3%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

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

Spokane Reservation CCD:  0.8% ($569)
Washington:  1.2% ($1,915)
Spokane Reservation satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Spokane, WA (34.4 miles , pop. 195,629).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (192.7 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (957.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Springdale, WA (4.1 miles ), Loon Lake, WA (4.3 miles ), Reardan, WA (4.4 miles ), Davenport, WA (4.5 miles ), Valley, WA (4.8 miles) , Columbia, WA (4.8 miles ), Clayton, WA (4.8 miles ), Creston, WA (5.0 miles ).

Latitude: 47.93 N, Longitude: 118.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 509

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

7.4%
Washington:

5.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Food and beverage stores (2%)
  • Repair and maintenance (2%)
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (18%)
  • Health care (11%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

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

Average climate in Spokane Reservation, Washington

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Spokane Reservation-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 112% 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 213.0 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 219.6 miles away from Spokane Reservation center, causing $2,000,000,000 total damage and $305,000,000 insured losses
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 335.4 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 422.9 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 4/29/1965 at 15:28:43, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 UK) earthquake occurred 204.3 miles away from Spokane Reservation center, causing $28,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 514.5 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 Stevens County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Fires: 3, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

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

  • Whitworth University (about 32 miles; Spokane, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,689)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (about 33 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,052)
  • Gonzaga University (about 35 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,780)
  • Spokane Community College (about 37 miles; Spokane, WA; FT enrollment: 6,482)
  • Eastern Washington University (about 37 miles; Cheney, WA; FT enrollment: 11,643)
  • North Idaho College (about 61 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Washington State University (about 93 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)

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Notable locations in Spokane Reservation: Blue Creek Camp (A), Wellpinit Sanitation and Maintenance Wastewater Treatment Plant (B), Spokane Tribal Ambulance (C), Wellpinit Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Spokane Reservation include: West End Church (A), Church of Our Lady of Lourdes (B), Saint Joseph Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Chief Lot Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: McCoy Lake (A), Benjamin Lake (B), Turtle Lake (C), Little Falls Reservoir (D), Sherwood Project Tailings Dam (E), Mathews Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Blue Creek (A), Castle Rock Creek (B), Cottonwood Creek (C), Ferguson Creek (D), Little Chamokane Creek (E), Moss Creek (F), Orazada Creek (G), Owl Creek (H), Oyachen Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Stevens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Washington:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.8%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  14.7%
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:

28.7%
Whole state:

10.6%

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

13.4%
Whole state:

4.6%

Spokane Reservation compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (51%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • 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 Spokane Reservation CCD (based on Stevens County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.29%
Here: 27.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents35.4%17.1%10.3%4.9%4.7%
Congregations16.4%9.1%16.4%7.3%3.6%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesFree Methodist Church of North AmericaEvangelical Free Church of AmericaOther
Adherents4.1%3.6%3.6%2.7%13.6%
Congregations1.8%3.6%3.6%1.8%36.4%
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: 9
Stevens County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Stevens County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Stevens County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 29
Here:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Washington:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Stevens County:

27.0%
Washington:

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

10.8%
State:

13.9%

6.52% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,662 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Washington average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Spokane County, WA  2.51% ($35,777 average AGI)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.27% ($44,744)
from King County, WA  0.23% ($38,545)


6.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,506 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.78%
Washington average:

6.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Spokane County, WA  3.02% ($29,833 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.28% ($28,100)
to Kootenai County, ID  0.13% ($42,526)

Strongest AM radio stations in Spokane Reservation:

  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KQQQ (1150 AM; 25 kW; PULLMAN, WA; Owner: RADIO PALOUSE, INC.)
  • KMBI (1330 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KMAX (840 AM; 10 kW; COLFAX, WA; Owner: PALOUSE COUNTRY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spokane Reservation:

  • KXLY-FM (99.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY-FM (104.5 FM; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: ALC COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KZZU-FM (92.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB)
  • KISC (98.1 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEYF-FM (101.1 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAGU (88.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: GONZAGA UNIVERSITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION)
  • KZBD (105.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • KCDA (103.1 FM; POST FALLS, ID; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSFC (91.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKZX (98.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEEH (104.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: UPPER COLUMBIA MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • KEYG-FM (98.5 FM; GRAND COULEE, WA; Owner: WHEELER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKRS (97.3 FM; DAVENPORT, WA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • KYWL (103.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEWU-FM (89.5 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY)
  • KEZE (96.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Spokane Reservation:

  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • KREM-TV (Channel 2; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
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