Spokane, Washington

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Population in 2017: 217,108 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.0%
 
Males: 107,383  (49.5%)
Females: 109,725  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

35.7 years
Washington median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 99026, 99201, 99202, 99203, 99204, 99205, 99207, 99223.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,543 (it was $32,273 in 2000)
Spokane:

$46,543
WA:

$70,979

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,682 (it was $18,451 in 2000)

Spokane city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $190,200 (it was $96,100 in 2000)
Spokane:

$190,200
WA:

$339,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $215,205; detached houses: $220,256; townhouses or other attached units: $205,721; in 2-unit structures: $189,632; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $162,171; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $231,959; mobile homes: $63,591

Median gross rent in 2017: $830.

March 2019 cost of living index in Spokane: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.0%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.5% for Black residents, 27.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.6% for American Indian residents, 51.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.0% for other race residents, 33.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Spokane, WA (2017)
    • 175,62580.9%White alone
    • 13,2886.1%Hispanic
    • 12,6535.8%Two or more races
    • 5,9162.7%Asian alone
    • 4,4562.1%Black alone
    • 2,5771.2%American Indian alone
    • 2,4361.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1450.07%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Washington and other state lists, there were 420 registered sex offenders living in Spokane, Washington as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Spokane is 514 to 1.


Crime rates in Spokane by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
13
(6.5)
10
(5.0)
12
(6.1)
13
(6.5)
7
(3.4)
6
(3.0)
4
(1.9)
13
(6.1)
11
(5.2)
10
(4.7)
12
(5.6)
8
(3.7)
6
(2.8)
8
(3.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
78
(39.1)
91
(45.5)
88
(44.4)
94
(46.7)
75
(37.0)
80
(39.4)
84
(39.6)
81
(38.2)
166
(79.2)
117
(55.4)
119
(55.9)
185
(86.4)
238
(109.6)
351
(160.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
286
(143.4)
392
(195.8)
414
(208.8)
460
(228.3)
443
(218.3)
432
(212.5)
484
(228.1)
537
(253.1)
518
(247.2)
416
(197.1)
333
(156.6)
306
(143.0)
229
(105.5)
297
(136.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
743
(372.6)
704
(351.6)
808
(407.5)
785
(389.6)
745
(367.1)
752
(369.9)
732
(345.0)
738
(347.8)
745
(355.6)
613
(290.5)
647
(304.2)
780
(364.4)
887
(408.6)
1,086
(497.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2,436
(1,222)
2,165
(1,081)
2,175
(1,097)
2,269
(1,126)
2,565
(1,264)
2,859
(1,406)
3,030
(1,428)
3,827
(1,804)
3,889
(1,856)
3,365
(1,595)
2,817
(1,324)
2,648
(1,237)
2,221
(1,023)
2,130
(976.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
7,932
(3,978)
7,340
(3,666)
7,188
(3,625)
7,218
(3,582)
8,864
(4,368)
10,174
(5,005)
10,231
(4,822)
12,600
(5,939)
13,352
(6,373)
12,455
(5,902)
11,408
(5,363)
11,815
(5,520)
11,739
(5,408)
11,631
(5,330)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1,802
(903.8)
2,299
(1,148)
2,013
(1,015)
1,538
(763.3)
1,737
(856.0)
2,009
(988.3)
1,778
(837.9)
2,095
(987.4)
2,290
(1,093)
2,242
(1,062)
1,746
(820.9)
1,992
(930.7)
1,737
(800.2)
1,678
(768.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
94
(47.1)
66
(33.0)
88
(44.4)
58
(28.8)
74
(36.5)
45
(22.1)
72
(33.9)
44
(20.7)
59
(28.2)
56
(26.5)
47
(22.1)
36
(16.8)
50
(23.0)
45
(20.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)478.9489.6494.8479.8507.1552.9532.7631.1691.4603.8536.8574.3558.6619.4

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City-data.com crime index in Spokane, WA

Crime rate in Spokane detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 410 (326 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Washington average:

1.42
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Ancestries: German (14.2%), American (8.3%), Irish (7.8%), English (5.9%), Norwegian (4.6%), European (3.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated in 1881

Elevation: 2000 feet

Land area: 57.8 square miles.

Population density: 3,759 people per square mile   (average).

Spokane, Washington map

14,285 residents are foreign born (2.3% Europe, 1.6% Asia, 0.8% Latin America).

This city:

6.5%
Washington:

13.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,081 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,243 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: East Seattle, WA (221.6 miles , pop. 480,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (941.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Town and Country, WA (1.8 miles ),
Country Homes, WA (2.2 miles ),
Millwood, WA (2.4 miles ),
Dishman, WA (2.5 miles ),
Fairwood, WA (2.5 miles ),
Mead, WA (2.6 miles ),
Spokane Valley, WA (2.8 miles ),
Opportunity, WA (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 47.67 N, Longitude: 117.41 W

Spokane nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The Lilac City, Spoklahoma, Spotucky, Spokan't

Daytime population change due to commuting: +34,049 (+15.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 68,331 (68.8%)

Area code: 509

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

Property values in Spokane, WA

Spokane satellite photo by USGS

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Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.8%
Washington:

5.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Spokane, WA
Historical housing units in Spokane, WA

Population change in the 1990s: +16,742 (+9.4%).
Most common industries in Spokane, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2017
  • Health care (14.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Educational services (9.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2017
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.5%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2017
  • Health care (21.7%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Spokane, WA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (2.8%)
  • Registered nurses (2.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (2.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2017
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.5%)
  • Computer specialists (3.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2017
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3.7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.2%)

Average climate in Spokane, Washington

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 92.4. This is worse than average.

City:

92.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 1.13. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.13
U.S.:

0.27
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 24.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.89
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Spokane-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Washington state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 303.4 miles away from the city 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 239.8 miles away from the city center, causing $80,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 388.5 miles away from Spokane center, causing $26,000,000 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 245.4 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 231.3 miles away from 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 496.2 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 (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Fires: 3, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Volcanic Eruption: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Spokane topographic map

Main business address for: AMBASSADORS GROUP INC (SERVICES-EDUCATIONAL SERVICES), ITRON INC /WA/ (RADIO & TV BROADCASTING & COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT), MINES MANAGEMENT INC (METAL MINING), AVISTA CORP (ELECTRIC & OTHER SERVICES COMBINED), PACIFIC SECURITY COMPANIES (OPERATORS OF NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS), POTLATCH CORP (PAPER MILLS), KEY TRONIC CORP (COMPUTER PERIPHERAL EQUIPMENT, NEC), STERLING FINANCIAL CORP /WA/ (SAVINGS INSTITUTIONS, NOT FEDERALLY CHARTERED) and 2 other public companies.

Hospitals in Spokane:

  • DEACONESS HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, W 800 FIFTH AVENUE)
  • HORIZON HOSPICE LLC (123 W CASCADE WAY, SUITE E)
  • HOSPICE OF SPOKANE (121 S ARTHUR STREET)
  • INLAND AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTER (105 WEST 8TH AVENUE, SUITE 5000)
  • PROVIDENCE HOLY FAMILY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 5633 NORTH LIDGERWOOD)
  • PROVIDENCE SACRED HEART MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 101 WEST 8TH AVENUE)
  • SPOKANE VA MEDICAL CENTER (Government Federal, 4815 N. ASSEMBLY STREET)
  • ST LUKES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (S 711 COWLEY)
  • ST LUKES REHABILITATION INSTITUTE (711 SOUTH COWLEY ST)
  • VALLEY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 12606 EAST MISSION AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Spokane:

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Amtrak station:

SPOKANE (W. 221 1ST AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/Universities in Spokane:

  • Gonzaga University (Full-time enrollment: 6,780; Location: E 502 Boone Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.gonzaga.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Spokane Community College (Full-time enrollment: 6,482; Location: 1810 North Greene Street; Public; Website: www.scc.spokane.edu)
  • Spokane Falls Community College (Full-time enrollment: 6,052; Location: 3410 W Fort George Wright Dr; Public; Website: www.spokanefalls.edu)
  • Whitworth University (Full-time enrollment: 2,689; Location: 300 W Hawthorne Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.whitworth.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Carrington College-Spokane (Full-time enrollment: 479; Location: 10102 E. Knox Ave., Suite 200; Private, for-profit; Website: www.carrington.edu)
  • Whitworth University-Adult Degree Programs (Full-time enrollment: 244; Location: 300 W Hawthorne Rd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.whitworth.edu/Index.aspx)
  • Total Cosmetology Training Center (Full-time enrollment: 179; Location: 5303 N Market St; Private, for-profit; Website: totalcosmetology.com)
  • Glen Dow Academy of Hair Design (Full-time enrollment: 172; Location: W 309 Riverside Ave; Private, for-profit; Website: www.glendow.com)
  • Interface College-Spokane (Full-time enrollment: 111; Location: S 178 Stevens; Private, for-profit; Website: www.Interface.edu)
  • Inland Massage Institute (Full-time enrollment: 59; Location: 775 E. Holland Ave Suite 110; Private, for-profit; Website: www.inlandmassage.com/School.htm)
  • Northwest HVAC/R Training Center (Full-time enrollment: 44; Location: 204 E. Nora Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: inwhvac.org)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Spokane:

  • Eastern Washington University (about 16 miles; Cheney, WA; Full-time enrollment: 11,643)
  • North Idaho College (about 29 miles; Coeur d'Alene, ID; FT enrollment: 4,684)
  • Washington State University (about 67 miles; Pullman, WA; FT enrollment: 25,055)
  • University of Idaho (about 68 miles; Moscow, ID; FT enrollment: 10,416)
  • Lewis-Clark State College (about 90 miles; Lewiston, ID; FT enrollment: 3,199)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 118 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)
  • Columbia Basin College (about 128 miles; Pasco, WA; FT enrollment: 5,111)

Biggest public high schools in Spokane:

  • STRUCTURAL ALT CONFINEMENT SCHOOL (Location: 1208 W. MALLEN ST., Grades: 8-12)
  • SPOKANE JUVENILE DETENTION SCHOOL (Location: 1208 MALLEN ST., Grades: 6-12)
  • INSTITUTE FOR EXTENDED LEARNING (Location: 2917 W. FORT GEORGE WRIGHT DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 12420 E. 32ND AVE., Grades: 9-12)
  • SPOKANE VALLEY LEARNING ACADEMY (Location: 612 S. MCDONALD, Grades: KG-12)
  • MEAD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 302 W HASTINGS RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • MEAD ALTERNATIVE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 529 W HASTINGS, Grades: 9-12)
  • MEAD EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP PROG (Location: 8621 N FIVE MILE ROAD, Grades: KG-12)
  • RIVERPOINT ACADEMY (Location: 11008 N. NEWPORT HWY, Grades: 11-12)
  • ALTERNATIVE TAMARACK SCHOOL (Location: W 2901 FT GEORGE WRIGHT, Grades: 7-12)

Private high schools in Spokane:

  • GONZAGA PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 901, Location: 1224 E EUCLID AVE, Grades: 8-12)
  • SLAVIC CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 440, Location: 8913 N NETTLETON LN, Grades: PK-12)
  • ST GEORGE'S SCHOOL (Students: 372, Location: 2929 W WAIKIKI RD, Grades: KG-12)
  • THE OAKS ACADEMY (Students: 265, Location: 2303 S BOWDISH BLDG 3, Grades: KG-12)
  • ST MICHAEL'S ACADEMY (Students: 171, Location: 8500 N SAINT MICHAELS RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • PALISADES CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 142, Location: 1115 N GOVERNMENT WAY, Grades: KG-10)
  • FAITH BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 87, Location: 2804 E EUCLID AVE, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Spokane:

  • BOWDISH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 2109 S. SKIPWORTH RD., Grades: 6-8)
  • BROADWAY ELEMENTARY (Location: 11016 E. BROADWAY AVE., Grades: PK-5)
  • CHESTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 3525 S. PINES RD., Grades: PK-5)
  • MCDONALD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1512 S. MCDONALD RD., Grades: PK-5)
  • NORTH PINES MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 701 N. PINES RD., Grades: 6-8)
  • OPPORTUNITY ELEMENTARY (Location: 1109 S. WILBUR RD., Grades: PK-5)
  • SOUTH PINES ELEMENTARY (Location: 12021 E. 24TH AVE., Grades: PK-5)
  • UNIVERSITY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1613 S. UNIVERSITY RD., Grades: PK-5)
  • PONDEROSA ELEMENTARY (Location: 10105 E. CIMMARON DR., Grades: PK-5)
  • HORIZON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 3915 S. PINES RD., Grades: 6-8)

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Spokane:

  • ALL SAINTS SCHOOL (Students: 473, Location: 3510 E 18TH AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • CATALDO CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 332, Location: 455 W 18TH AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 319, Location: 1412 W CENTRAL AVE, Grades: KG-6)
  • ST ALOYSIUS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 314, Location: 611 E MISSION AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST THOMAS MORE SCHOOL (Students: 279, Location: 515 W SAINT THOMAS MORE WAY, Grades: PK-8)
  • ST CHARLES CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 277, Location: 4515 N ALBERTA ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 210, Location: 318 S CEDAR ST, Grades: PK-3)
  • SOUTHSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 206, Location: 401 E 30TH AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • TRINITY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 176, Location: 1306 W MONTGOMERY AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • ASSUMPTION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 153, Location: 3618 W INDIAN TRAIL RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Spokane

Libraries in Spokane:

  • SPOKANE COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $9,646,328; Location: 4322 N ARGONNE RD; 384,752 books; 22,604 audio materials; 15,232 video materials; 20 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 1,392 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)
  • SPOKANE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,120,821; Location: 906 W. MAIN AVE.; 464,857 books; 555 e-books; 32,002 audio materials; 26,622 video materials; 31 local licensed databases; 11 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 821 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Spokane Fire Station 18 is no longer located at 37 E. Cozza Dr. It is now at 120 E. Lincoln Rd. Thank you.
  • KXLY ABC CHANNEL 4 added by bubba, ren ten ten
  • Bing Crosby, singer and actor, also came from Spokane.
  • Central Valley High School in the Spokane Valley was omitted. added by Mike

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Notable locations in Spokane: Downriver Municipal Golf Course (A), Esmeralda Municipal Golf Course (B), Manito Golf Country Club (C), Park Powerhouse (D), Playfair Racetrack (E), Corbin House (F), The Flour Mill (G), River Park Square (H), Parkade Plaza (I), Lincoln Square (J), Esperance (K), American Medical Response (L), Levy Block (M), Old National Bank (N), Fernwell Building (O), Glover House (P), Undercliffe (Q), Sherwood Building (R), Hutton Building (S), City Ramp Parking Garage (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Shadle Shopping Center (1), Ash and Rowan Shopping Center (2), River Ridge Shopping Center (3), Northtown Mall (4), Manito Shopping Center (5), Lincoln Heights Shopping Center (6), Lincoln View Shopping Center (7), Indian Trails Shopping Center (8), K-Mart Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Spokane include: AMBASSADORS GROUP INC (A), MINES MANAGEMENT INC (B), AVISTA CORP (C), PACIFIC SECURITY COMPANIES (D), POTLATCH CORP (E), STERLING FINANCIAL CORP /WA/ (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Spokane include: Cathedral of Saint John the Evangelist (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Riverside Memorial Park (1), Spokane Memorial Gardens Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Upper Falls Reservoir (A), Lincoln Heights Reservoir (B), North Hill Reservoir (C), Rockwood Vista Reservoir (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Garden Springs Creek (A), Hangman Creek (B), Marshall Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Spokane include: Chief Spokane Monument (1), Clark Playfield (2), Cliff Park (3), White Park (4), Coeur D'Alene Park (5), Whittier Playground (6), Corbin Park (7), Courtland Playground (8), Cowley Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Armed Forces & Aerospace Museum (5813 East 4th Avenue) (1), Carr's One of A Kind in the World Museum (5225 North Freya Street) (2), Childrens Museum (110 North Post Street) (3), Campbell House (Museums; 2316 West 1st Avenue) (4), Spokane Valley Heritage Musuem (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 12114 East Sprague Avenue) (5), Spokane Public Libraries (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4909 West Barnes Road) (6), Regional Information Services (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 665 N. Riverpoint Blvd.) (7), Animal Care Services (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 16603 East Scribner Road) (8), System Amusement Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 114 East Baldwin Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Insight Distributing CO (207 North Crestline Street) (1), Comfort Inn - Valley (9051 North Sullivan) (2), Boulevard Motel (2905 West Sunset Boulevard Ofc) (3), Lodging Resources Northwest (12322 East 1st Avenue) (4), Motel 6 (1508 South Rustle Road) (5), A Spokane Bed & Breakfast.Com (2325 West 1st Avenue) (6), Madison Inn (15 West Rockwood Boulevard) (7), Budget Saver Motel-Spokane (1234 East Sprague Avenue) (8), Clinic Center Inn (702 South McClellan Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Spokane County - Superior Court- Family Court Facilitator (1116 West Broadway Avenue) (1), US District Court (920 West Riverside Avenue) (2), Spokane County - Public Defender's Office (1033 West Gardner Avenue) (3), Spokane County - County Commissioners Office (1116 West Broadway Avenue) (4), Spokane County - Noxious Weed Board (222 North Havana Street) (5), Spokane County - Purchasing (721 North Jefferson Street) (6), Spokane County - Risk Management (1229 West Mallon Avenue) (7), Garfield County - Superior Court Clerk (Courthouse) (8), United States Government - Courts- District Court- Clerk's Office (920 West Riverside Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Chuck Jones, John Stockton - Basketball player, Chauncy Welliver - Boxer, Doc Hastings - Republican Representative for Washington's 4th congressional district, Ryne Sandberg - (born 1959), baseball star, Jan-Michael Gambill - Tennis player, Darren McGavin - Actor, George Lynch (musician) - Heavy metal guitarist, George Nethercutt - Politician, Tom Foley - Politician.

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

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

CARNHOPE IRRIGATION DISTRICT 7 (Population served: 1,750, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
CHATTAROY VALLEY MOBILE ESTATES (Population served: 333, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006)
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
WOODLAND SHORES WATER AND SEWER ASSN (Serves ID, Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
NORTHWEST MANAGEMENT PROPERTY (Serves ID, Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-22-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2013), St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In JUL-22-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-30-2014)
  • 13 regular monitoring violations
AIRWAY EXPRESS INN INC (Population served: 53, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (8 times from JAN-01-2008 to MAR-18-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 55 regular monitoring violations
KANIKSU RANCH WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FASMART INC (Address: 8213 N Market , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • FOOTHILLS COMMUNITY CHURCH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Washington:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

56.4%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.7%
Whole state:

7.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Spokane in 2010:

  • 2,929 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,236 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 604 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 589 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 463 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 451 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 385 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 96 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 93 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 39 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 30 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 19 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in Spokane in 2000:

  • 1,545 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 1,522 people in nursing homes
  • 1,277 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 633 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 191 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 191 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 157 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 134 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 128 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 109 people in halfway houses
  • 98 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 94 people in religious group quarters
  • 79 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 63 people in other group homes
  • 51 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 30 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 19 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 12 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 10 people in institutions for the deaf

Arenas or stadiums:

  • McCarthey Athletic Center. Gonzaga University.
  • Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena. Capacity: 12,638.

Banks with most branches in Spokane (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: 14 branches. 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
  • Washington Trust Bank: 13 branches. Info updated 2009/02/17: Bank assets: $4,172.4 mil, Deposits: $3,522.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 41 total offices, Holding Company: W.T.b. Financial Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 11 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Banner Bank: 9 branches. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $4,048.2 mil, Deposits: $3,348.4 mil, headquarters in Walla Walla, WA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 87 total offices, Holding Company: Banner Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: 9 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 7 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Sterling Savings Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2012/03/21: Bank assets: $9,207.8 mil, Deposits: $6,454.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 192 total offices, Holding Company: Sterling Financial Corporation
  • Inland Northwest Bank: Ruby Branch, 57th Regal Branch, Francis Branch, Northpointe Branch, at 421 West Riverside, Suite 113. Info updated 2008/06/12: Bank assets: $384.9 mil, Deposits: $333.9 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Northwest Bancorporation, Inc.
  • AmericanWest Bank: Spokane Downtown Financial Center, Spokane Valley Financial Center, Spokane Northpointe Financial Center, Americanwest Bank. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $2,274.6 mil, Deposits: $1,889.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Skbhc Holdings Llc
  • 7 other banks with 14 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Spokane:

Marital status in Spokane, WA
  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Spokane:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Washington average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Spokane
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Neighborhoods in Spokane:

(Spokane, Washington Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Spokane, WA (based on Spokane County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic61,57527
Evangelical Protestant58,417217
Other29,62184
Mainline Protestant23,24081
Orthodox7543
Black Protestant6824
None296,932-
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: 82
Spokane County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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
This county:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

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

6.16 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Spokane 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%
Washington:

13.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Spokane:

51.8%
Washington:

49.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.1%
Washington:

45.8%

Average BMI:
Spokane:

28.4
Washington:

28.4

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
Washington:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Spokane:

10.6%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Washington:

6.8

Overweight people:
Spokane:

33.1%
Washington:

32.6%

General health condition:
Here:

58.8%
State:

55.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Spokane:

79.6%
State:

79.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Spokane, WA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 308$2,867,097$111,7050$0
Firefighters 300$2,496,381$99,8550$0
Sewerage 197$1,061,670$64,6703$7,540
Solid Waste Management 183$996,991$65,3761$1,477
Streets and Highways 169$887,705$63,0322$2,135
Water Supply 139$696,216$60,1051$2,569
Other and Unallocable 123$709,654$69,2356$4,690
Financial Administration 107$603,734$67,7089$31,613
Judicial and Legal 97$600,731$74,3176$14,174
Police - Other 95$551,924$69,7178$8,702
Other Government Administration 95$528,659$66,7783$2,666
Parks and Recreation 82$410,349$60,051144$144,872
Local Libraries 68$312,248$55,10360$81,869
Fire - Other 19$113,365$71,5992$9,898
Electric Power 17$98,494$69,5250$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 14$78,488$67,2750$0
Correction 13$62,255$57,4660$0
Totals for Government 2,026$13,075,961$77,449245$312,205

Spokane government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $18,916,000 ($87.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,012,000 ($4.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $385,000 ($1.77)
    Parking Facilities: $222,000 ($1.02)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($0.01)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $70,536,000 ($324.89)
    Police Protection: $55,753,000 ($256.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $48,394,000 ($222.90)
    Sewerage: $45,933,000 ($211.57)
    General - Other: $37,041,000 ($170.61)
    Water Utilities: $30,616,000 ($141.02)
    Regular Highways: $20,313,000 ($93.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $19,882,000 ($91.58)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,669,000 ($49.14)
    Public Welfare - Other: $8,691,000 ($40.03)
    Libraries: $8,193,000 ($37.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,122,000 ($32.80)
    Central Staff Services: $4,529,000 ($20.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,295,000 ($15.18)
    Financial Administration: $2,130,000 ($9.81)
    Health - Other: $1,990,000 ($9.17)
    Corrections - Other: $1,183,000 ($5.45)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $726,000 ($3.34)
    Air Transportation: $557,000 ($2.57)
    Parking Facilities: $180,000 ($0.83)
    Natural Resources - Other: $45,000 ($0.21)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($0.01)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $80,712,000 ($371.76)
    Corporate Bonds: $47,617,000 ($219.32)
    Benefit Payments: $30,575,000 ($140.83)
    Other Investments - Other: $26,375,000 ($121.48)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $8,483,000 ($39.07)
    Withdrawals: $583,000 ($2.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000,000 ($41.45)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $5,453,000 ($25.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $12,973,000 ($59.75)
    Water Utilities: $6,022,000 ($27.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,320,000 ($6.08)
    Libraries: $936,000 ($4.31)
    General - Other: $867,000 ($3.99)
    Regular Highways: $413,000 ($1.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $358,000 ($1.65)
    Police Protection: $106,000 ($0.49)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000 ($0.03)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($0.03)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($0.02)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.01)
    Correctional Institutions: $2,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $201,757,000 ($929.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,713,000 ($35.53)

Spokane government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $86,152,000 ($396.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $64,801,000 ($298.47)
    Other: $7,141,000 ($32.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,037,000 ($32.41)
    Parking Facilities: $3,615,000 ($16.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $31,000 ($0.14)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $9,515,000 ($43.83)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $5,436,000 ($25.04)
    From Other Governments: $714,000 ($3.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $6,529,000 ($30.07)
    Other: $2,723,000 ($12.54)
    Health and Hospitals: $54,000 ($0.25)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $7,955,000 ($36.64)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $9,134,000 ($42.07)
    Interest Earnings: $6,744,000 ($31.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,778,000 ($22.01)
    Rents: $2,352,000 ($10.83)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,352,000 ($6.23)
    General Revenue - Other: $783,000 ($3.61)
    Sale of Property: $351,000 ($1.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $39,599,000 ($182.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $15,329,000 ($70.61)
    Highways: $7,716,000 ($35.54)
    General Local Government Support: $2,558,000 ($11.78)
    Health and Hospitals: $109,000 ($0.50)
  • Tax - Property: $69,187,000 ($318.68)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $44,862,000 ($206.63)
    Public Utilities Sales: $28,582,000 ($131.65)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $5,184,000 ($23.88)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,103,000 ($18.90)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,614,000 ($16.65)
    Amusements Sales: $1,276,000 ($5.88)
    Other License: $1,217,000 ($5.61)
    Severance: $1,000 ($0.00)

Spokane government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $408,659,000 ($1882.28)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $341,752,000 ($1574.11)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,438,000 ($577.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $58,531,000 ($269.59)

Spokane government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $167,477,000 ($771.40)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $125,051,000 ($575.99)
    Total Federal Securities: $2,016,000 ($9.29)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $260,815,000 ($1201.31)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,267,000 ($65.71)

5.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,828 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
Washington average:

7.39%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($594 average AGI)
Spokane County:

0.07%
Washington average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kootenai County, ID  0.44% ($46,410 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.42% ($61,472)
from Stevens County, WA  0.27% ($41,795)


4.84% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($49,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Washington average:

6.40%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($852 average AGI)
Spokane County:

0.09%
Washington average:

0.13%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to King County, WA  0.41% ($50,372 average AGI)
to Kootenai County, ID  0.39% ($54,189)
to Stevens County, WA  0.25% ($44,922)
Businesses in Spokane, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven6Kmart2
AT&T7Kohl's1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kroger7
Ace Hardware6La-Z-Boy1
Aeropostale2Lane Bryant1
Albertsons7Lane Furniture3
American Eagle Outfitters2LensCrafters2
Ann Taylor1Little Caesars Pizza4
Apple Store1Long John Silver's2
Applebee's3Lowe's2
Arby's5Macy's3
Ashley Furniture1Marriott3
Audi1MasterBrand Cabinets10
AutoZone3Maurices2
BMW1Mazda1
Banana Republic1McDonald's17
Barnes & Noble2Men's Wearhouse1
Baskin-Robbins6Motel 62
Bath & Body Works4Motherhood Maternity4
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance12
Ben & Jerry's1Nike33
Best Western1Nissan1
Blockbuster2Nordstrom1
Budget Car Rental2Office Depot3
Burger King5Old Country Buffet2
Burlington Coat Factory1Old Navy1
Carl\s Jr.4Olive Garden2
Casual Male XL2Outback2
Catherines1Outback Steakhouse2
Chevrolet2Pac Sun2
Chico's1Panda Express6
Chuck E. Cheese's1Papa John's Pizza3
Cold Stone Creamery2Payless5
Comfort Inn2Penske3
Costco2PetSmart1
Cricket Wireless12Pier 1 Imports3
Crossland Economy Studios1Pizza Hut7
Curves3Plato's Closet1
Dairy Queen4Pottery Barn1
Days Inn1Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Deb2Quality3
Dennys3Quiznos7
Discount Tire1RadioShack7
Domino's Pizza7Ramada3
DressBarn2Red Lobster1
Dressbarn2Red Robin3
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid9
Express1Rodeway Inn1
Famous Footwear3Rue211
Fashion Bug1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
FedEx40SONIC Drive-In1
Finish Line1Sears4
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sephora2
Foot Locker2Spencer Gifts2
Ford2Sprint Nextel4
Forever 211Staples2
GNC11Starbucks32
GameStop5Subaru1
Gap2Super 82
Gymboree3T-Mobile15
H&R Block12T.J.Maxx2
Haworth1Taco Bell8
Hilton3Target2
Holiday Inn3Torrid1
Hollister Co.1Toyota1
Home Depot1Toys"R"Us3
Honda1Trader Joe's1
Hot Topic2Travelodge1
Howard Johnson1True Value2
IHOP3U-Haul9
J. Jill1UPS49
JCPenney2Vans8
Jack In The Box9Verizon Wireless7
Jamba Juice1Victoria's Secret2
Jimmy John's2Vons9
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens7
Jones New York10Walmart3
Journeys2Wendy's5
Justice1Wet Seal2
KFC4Wingate1
Kincaid1YMCA4

Strongest AM radio stations in Spokane:

  • KXLY (920 AM; 20 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, INC.)
  • KSBN (1230 AM; 1 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KSBN RADIO, INC.)
  • KMJY (700 AM; 10 kW; NEWPORT, WA; Owner: JAMES E. AND HELEN G. STARGEL)
  • KTRW (970 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KTRW, LLC)
  • KJRB (790 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGA (1510 AM; 50 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • KQNT (590 AM; 5 kW; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXLI (630 AM; 1 kW; OPPORTUNITY, WA; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KVNI (1080 AM; 10 kW; COEUR D' ALENE, ID; Owner: QUEENB RADIO, INC.)
  • KTBI (810 AM; daytime; 50 kW; EPHRATA, WA; Owner: TACOMA BROADCASTERS, INCORPORATED)

Strongest FM radio stations in Spokane:

  • KAGU (88.7 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: GONZAGA UNIVERSITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATION)
  • KEZE (96.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; 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)
  • KKZX (98.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYWL (103.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSFC (91.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KEEH (104.9 FM; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: UPPER COLUMBIA MEDIA ASSOCIATION)
  • KSPO (106.5 FM; DISHMAN, WA; Owner: THOMAS W. READ DBA CLASSICAL BROADCASTING)
  • KEWU-FM (89.5 FM; CHENEY, WA; Owner: EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY)
  • K262AG (100.3 FM; SPOKANE, ETC., WA; Owner: SPOKANE RADIO, 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.)
  • 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.)

TV broadcast stations around Spokane:

  • K14IF (Channel 14; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KREM-TV (Channel 2; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KING BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHQ-TV (Channel 6; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KHQ, INCORPORATED)
  • KSKN (Channel 22; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: KSKN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KAYU-TV (Channel 28; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: MOUNTAIN LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSPS-TV (Channel 7; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE SCHOOL DISTRICT #81)
  • KGPX (Channel 34; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: PAXSON SPOKANE LICENSE, INC.)
  • K09FZ (Channel 9; SPOKANE, ETC., WA; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K59BW (Channel 59; BONNERS FERRY, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (IEPBS))
  • KHBA-LP (Channel 52; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • K53FF (Channel 53; COEUR D'ALENE, ID; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K55EB (Channel 55; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K11UK (Channel 11; SPOKANE, WA; Owner: SPOKANE TELEVISION, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipients born in Spokane: Bruce Alan Grandstaff, Frank S. Reasoner.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Spokane fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 133Number of bridges
  • 3,366ft / 1,026mTotal length
  • $870,125,000Total costs
  • 2,545,958Total average daily traffic
  • 207,803Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,138,630Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Spokane, WA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31900-1909
  • 71910-1919
  • 31920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 171950-1959
  • 461960-1969
  • 241970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 122010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Spokane, WA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Spokane)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 921 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Spokane, WA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 213 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 531 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 1,878 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Spokane)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Spokane)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 382 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 47 full and 8 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 ORIGINATED1,536$140,922900$147,2155,275$149,164419$86,08931$576,114460$115,37625$95,749
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED64$134,65485$149,385466$150,45346$94,4352$928,42554$113,2926$57,918
APPLICATIONS DENIED180$131,559142$136,5921,614$143,818159$58,9483$205,667177$107,86814$76,946
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN182$137,074132$144,7321,245$146,57882$90,7142$170,115105$107,0976$165,995
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS19$136,42610$118,257218$151,17413$56,8770$013$105,1151$85,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 55 tracts in Spokane, WA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 46 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED152$174,495182$174,9833$94,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED52$176,46977$178,4256$132,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED50$175,42856$179,0774$114,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN12$167,53217$160,3691$128,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$237,0174$195,9201$268,050
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Spokane, WA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Spokane, 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 fire incidents per year is 668. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 1,043 took place in 2016, and the least - 438 in 2013. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Spokane, WA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (46.0%), and Structure Fires (32.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Spokane, WA
    • 5,21746.0%Outside Fires
    • 3,71132.7%Structure Fires
    • 1,68814.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 7366.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Spokane, WA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Spokane, Washington:

  • Ramada Limited Spokane City Center, 123 South PO, Spokane, Washington 99201 , Phone: (509) 838-8504, Fax: (509) 747-7849
  • Days Inn, 4212 W Sunset, Spokane, Washington 99224 , Phone: (509) 747-2021, Fax: (509) 747-5950
  • Best Western Plus City Center, 33 W Spokane Falls Blvd, Spokane, Washington 99201 , Phone: (509) 623-9727, Fax: (509) 623-9737
  • Ramada Ltd Suites, 9601 N Newport Hwy, Spokane, Washington 99218 , Phone: (509) 468-4201, Fax: (509) 468-4650
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott, 311 N Riverpoint Blvd, Spokane, Washington 99202 , Phone: (509) 747-9131, Fax: (509) 747-0501
  • Comfort Inn North, 7111 N Division St, Spokane, Washington 99208 , Phone: (509) 467-7111, Fax: (509) 468-7528
  • Quality Inn Oakwood, 7919 N Division St, Spokane, Washington 99208 , Phone: (509) 467-4900, Fax: (509) 467-4933
  • Hampton Inn - Spokane, 2010 S Assembly Rd, Spokane, Washington 99224 , Phone: (509) 747-1100, Fax: (509) 747-8722
  • 30 other hotels and motels
All 38 fire-safe hotels and motels in Spokane, Washington
Most common first names in Spokane, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,26675.8 years
William1,82275.4 years
Mary1,74280.6 years
Robert1,74071.8 years
James1,43172.0 years
George1,17076.8 years
Charles1,08476.1 years
Helen97781.1 years
Margaret93880.6 years
Dorothy82379.0 years
Most common last names in Spokane, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson96077.0 years
Smith84375.7 years
Anderson65477.9 years
Miller53077.6 years
Brown44575.2 years
Jones40575.8 years
Nelson39078.3 years
Williams37176.1 years
Davis34376.6 years
Thompson30777.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Spokane, WA
  • 75.7%Utility gas
  • 18.8%Electricity
  • 2.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Spokane, WA
  • 62.6%Electricity
  • 33.3%Utility gas
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood


Spokane compared to Washington state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Spokane on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2011 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest minimum monthly sunshine amount (population 50,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average wind speeds (population 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2002 to 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest average temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: health care and social assistance (population 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 100,000+"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest humidity differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest minimum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #41 (99207) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #99 (99201) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most offices of lawyers in 2005"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Other congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
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