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County population in 2012: 475,735 (86% urban, 14% rural); it was 417,939 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 87,561
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 33,202
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 107,166
Renter-occupied apartments: 66,404 (it was 56,445 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

36%

Land area: 1764 sq. mi.
Water area: 17.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 269 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Spokane County: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.9%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (15.8%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (11.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Spokane County, Washington:


Median resident age:  36.0 years
Washington median age:  37.0 years

Males: 232,696  (43.5%)
Females: 238,525  (56.5%)

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Spokane County,WA real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Spokane County:

2.0 people
Washington:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $44,719 ($37,308 in 1999)
This county:

$44719
Washington:

$56548

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $622 (lower quartile is $477, upper quartile is $801)
This county:

$622
State:

$801


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $193,500 (it was $111,200 in 2000)
Spokane County:

$193,500
Washington:

$287,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $140,100 - $278,600

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $239,665
Here:

$239,665
State:

$367,029

Townhouses or other attached units: $234,858
Here:

$234,858
State:

$319,220

In 2-unit structures: $290,255
Here:

$290,255
State:

$407,598

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $150,000
Here:

$150,000
State:

$312,031

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $164,802
Here:

$164,802
State:

$300,621

Mobile homes: $98,641
Here:

$98,641
State:

$80,529

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $78,548
Here:

$78,548
State:

$62,453
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,351
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $418

Institutionalized population: 5,666

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


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Health of residents in Spokane County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
78.9% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
48.6% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
81.4% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
70.9% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 168 pounds. This is more than average.
34.5% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is about average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,986 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,680 (1.0%)


Spokane County household income distribution in 2009 Spokane County home values distribution


Spokane County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.8%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 14.8%
Spokane County:

14.8%
Washington:

12.3%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 36 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38 years old, Black residents: 28 years old, American Indian residents: 29 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 25 years old)

Area name: Spokane, WA MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Spokane County is $481 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $634 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $870 a month.

Cities in this county include: Spokane, Spokane Valley, Opportunity, Dishman, Veradale, Colbert, Cheney, Mead, Fairwood, Otis Orchards-East Farms.

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

2005 air pollution in Spokane County:

Carbon Monoxide: 5 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.080 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.067 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 28 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 142 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 10.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 32 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.


Local government website: www.spokanecounty.org

Click to draw/clear Spokane County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Spokane County: Cheney Gun Club (A), Fancher Memorial Airway Beacon (B), Green Bluff Substation (C), Hangman Valley Golf Course (D), Camp Caro (E), Camp Fosseen (F), Camp Sekani (G), Rock Creek Gun Club (H), Spokane State Game Farm (I), Circle Bar J Boys Ranch (J), Cheney Rodeo Grounds (K), Indian Rock Paintings (L), Spokane Plains Battlefield (M), Cooks Cabin (N), Camp Hager (O), Foothills (P), Fort Spokane Historic Site (Q), Fothills (R), Four Mound Fire Station (S), Harmony School (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Spokane County include: Mater Cleri Seminary (A), Christ Church of Deer Park (B), Elk Community Church (C), The Open Bible Country Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Green Mound Cemetery (1), Greenwood Memorial Terrace (2), Lance Hill Cemetery (3), Latah Cemetery (4), Marshall Cemetery (5), Medical Lake Cemetery (6), Mica Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Little Mason Lake (A), Little Trout Lake (B), Lonelyville Lake (C), Long Lake (D), Martin Lake (E), Mason Lake (F), Spring Lake (G), Lake Eleanor (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bear Creek (A), Beaver Creek (B), Dragoon Creek (C), Little Spokane River (D), Otter Creek (E), Ecks Creek (F), Liberty Creek (G), Burping Brook (H), California Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Spokane County include: Dishman Hills Natural Area (1), Dragoon Creek State Park (2), Little Spokane River Park (3), Harvard Park (4), Historical Monument (5), Liberty Lake Regional Park (6), Indian Rock Paintings State Park (7), Captain J Mullen Historical Monument (8), Aubrey L White Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Sandy Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Benewah County, Idaho , Bonner County, Idaho , Lincoln County , Pend Oreille County , Kootenai County, Idaho , Stevens County , Whitman County .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


Current college students: 30,682
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 89.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 18,711 (43% naturalized citizens)

Spokane County:

4.5%
Whole state:

10.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 96.6%

Spokane County marital status for males
Spokane County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Spokane County with a mortgage: 64,179 (8,928 second mortgage, 5,504 home equity loan, 254 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 22,751

Here:

73.8% with mortgage
State:

75.4% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.11%
Here36.1%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 150,918
Total congregations: 308

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents57,187 (37.9%)14,225 (9.4%)10,736 (7.1%)8,621 (5.7%)7,955 (5.3%)
Congregations26 (8.4%)38 (12.3%)21 (6.8%)16 (5.2%)18 (5.8%)
Name Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents5,910 (3.9%)5,625 (3.7%)4,390 (2.9%)4,363 (2.9%)31,906 (21.1%)
Congregations6 (1.9%)18 (5.8%)9 (2.9%)15 (4.9%)141 (45.8%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Spokane County - Spokane, Spokane Valley, Opportunity, Dishman, Veradale

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 82
This county:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 8
Spokane County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 28
Spokane County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
Washington:

1.18 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 118
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:
Here:

8.2%
Washington:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.2%
Washington:

25.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Spokane County:

9.7%
State:

13.9%


Agriculture in Spokane County:

Average size of farms: 289 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $42,181
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $245.10
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 21.85%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.68%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $33,304
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 49.00%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.37%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $56,915
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.89%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 4.01
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 8.61%
All wheat for grain: 143897 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,174 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 796 acres

Tornado activity:

Spokane County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above Washington state average. It is 3.2 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Spokane County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Washington state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/11/2001 at 16:00:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MD, Depth: 2.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 1.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/17/1994 at 06:56:49, a magnitude 4.1 (3.6 ML, 4.1 ML, Depth: 1.0 mi) earthquake occurred 76.2 miles away from the county center
On 6/25/2001 at 14:15:23, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MD, 3.5 ML, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 1.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/1998 at 07:35:32, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MD, 3.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from Spokane County center
On 11/12/2001 at 03:03:02, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 1.6 mi) earthquake occurred 1.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/20/2000 at 03:27:23, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 ML, 3.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Most recent natural disasters:


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

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

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):




Most common first ancestries reported in Spokane County (%):





Spokane County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 146,707 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 23,544 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5,152 (3%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 26 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 68 (0%)
  • Railroad: 10 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 74 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 236 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 1,099 (1%)
  • Walked: 5,412 (3%)
  • Other means: 1,024 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 7,838 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Spokane County, Washington in 2000:

People in group quarters in Spokane County, Washington in 2010:


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $51,172.

6.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Washington average:

7.86%


0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($672 average AGI)
Spokane County:

0.15%
Washington average:

0.26%

2.49% relocated from other counties in Washington ($13,407 average AGI)
3.75% relocated from other states ($25,158 average AGI)
Spokane County:

3.75%
Washington average:

3.90%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Kootenai County, ID  0.44% ($39,436 average AGI)
from King County, WA  0.43% ($42,564)
from Stevens County, WA  0.34% ($34,122)
from Pierce County, WA  0.17% ($37,007)
from Whitman County, WA  0.16% ($29,447)
from Snohomish County, WA  0.15% ($42,057)
from Benton County, WA  0.12% ($30,717)


5.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,258 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Washington average:

7.07%


0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($840 average AGI)
Spokane County:

0.15%
Washington average:

0.16%

2.23% relocated to other counties in Washington ($12,906 average AGI)
3.34% relocated to other states ($21,512 average AGI)
Spokane County:

3.34%
Washington average:

3.17%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to King County, WA  0.52% ($34,350 average AGI)
to Kootenai County, ID  0.33% ($37,218)
to Stevens County, WA  0.26% ($36,067)
to Snohomish County, WA  0.18% ($35,081)
to Pierce County, WA  0.16% ($31,093)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.12% ($35,249)
to Whitman County, WA  0.11% ($24,961)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0

Births per 1000 population in Spokane County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Spokane County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Spokane County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 61,613 (51,627 aged, 9,986 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.15
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12306.61
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 294.280
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 32620.67

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1218.950
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 869.970
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.22

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 52.85
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 103.920

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11.12
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 38.4. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 16.2
  • Other - 22.2

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 156.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 80.1
  • Poisoning - 41.0
  • Suffocation - 25.8
  • Other - 9.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 456,529

Size of family households: 53,311 2-persons, 26,439 3-persons, 22,221 4-persons, 9,893 5-persons, 3,928 6-persons, 2,420 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 53,622 1-person, 12,030 2-persons, 2,038 3-persons, 744 4-persons, 286 5-persons, 144 6-persons, 91 7-or-more-persons.

93.4% of residents of Spokane County speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
3.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (56% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (59% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,678,950,000 ($6149 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $417,460,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,142,576,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $484,171,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,071,000
Federal grants: $495,841,000
Federal procurement contracts: $144,137,000 ($72,479,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $400,154,000 ($204,435,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $66,676,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $406,674,000
Federal Government insurance: $44,270,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 28,573
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 19,305
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4,640
Here:

+11 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +9,516
Here:

+22 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Spokane County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 109.85 millions of gallons per day (100% from ground, 0% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

3.9

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Spokane County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 244
  • 2 rooms: 1,178
  • 3 rooms: 3,212
  • 4 rooms: 11,028
  • 5 rooms: 17,581
  • 6 rooms: 18,031
  • 7 rooms: 17,319
  • 8 rooms: 15,401
  • 9+ rooms: 23,172
  • 1 room: 3,730
  • 2 rooms: 7,120
  • 3 rooms: 10,696
  • 4 rooms: 14,360
  • 5 rooms: 9,175
  • 6 rooms: 5,128
  • 7 rooms: 2,879
  • 8 rooms: 1,869
  • 9+ rooms: 1,488
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Spokane County, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 472
  • 1 bedroom: 3,820
  • 2 bedrooms: 24,929
  • 3 bedrooms: 43,147
  • 4 bedrooms: 25,832
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8,966
  • no bedroom: 4,535
  • 1 bedroom: 16,668
  • 2 bedrooms: 22,269
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,182
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,900
  • 5+ bedrooms: 891
Cars and other vehicles available in Spokane County, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 3,790
  • 1 vehicle: 26,524
  • 2 vehicles: 48,529
  • 3 vehicles: 19,807
  • 4 vehicles: 5,971
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,545
  • no vehicle: 10,563
  • 1 vehicle: 26,931
  • 2 vehicles: 14,676
  • 3 vehicles: 3,127
  • 4 vehicles: 831
  • 5+ vehicles: 317

52% of Spokane County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Washington.

Spokane County:

51.9%
State average:

50.2%


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:


Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $88,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Spokane County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (64.5%)
  • Electricity (19.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (9.1%)
  • Wood (4.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Electricity (61.9%)
  • Utility gas (29.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4.1%)
  • Other fuel (1.5%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,866
Here:

10.1%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,834
Here:

7.0%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5,490
Here:

21.0%
Washington:

15.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Spokane County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Spokane County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Spokane County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Spokane County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Spokane County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Spokane County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 106 full 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 ORIGINATED3,040$162,4172,276$178,95914,921$174,5521,024$109,62338$723,816916$147,241610$130,705
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED145$170,455222$186,1621,344$184,949108$90,8702$965,000116$142,49182$104,024
APPLICATIONS DENIED362$156,873339$158,5844,105$180,981372$76,8603$205,667316$126,889225$117,631
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN400$151,760387$180,1193,482$177,192200$106,4603$150,667210$125,871137$134,635
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS40$163,32532$197,375578$185,69234$80,4710$024$126,45821$112,286
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 104 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED390$208,010443$211,2808$143,1252$146,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED127$215,827205$217,48311$159,6362$164,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED117$191,863150$220,9478$125,8753$112,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN33$185,81857$212,6142$171,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$188,00013$221,0002$188,5000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Spokane County, WA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,50275.5 years
William2,01675.2 years
Robert1,93371.6 years
Mary1,89580.5 years
James1,57772.0 years
George1,30276.6 years
Charles1,18576.0 years
Helen1,06281.1 years
Margaret1,02580.7 years
Dorothy90079.2 years
Most common last names in Spokane County, WA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1,04976.7 years
Smith94675.8 years
Anderson71477.7 years
Miller57477.9 years
Brown50275.2 years
Jones45076.0 years
Nelson41278.3 years
Williams40476.0 years
Davis39676.8 years
Wilson33675.9 years
Businesses in Spokane County, WA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven9Kroger10
AT&T8La Quinta1
Abercrombie & Fitch1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware8Lane Bryant1
Aeropostale2Lane Furniture3
Albertsons9LensCrafters2
American Eagle Outfitters2Little Caesars Pizza6
Ann Taylor1Long John Silver's2
Apple Store1Lowe's3
Applebee's3Macy's3
Arby's6Marriott3
Ashley Furniture2MasterBrand Cabinets14
AutoZone5Maurices2
BMW1McDonald's24
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse1
Baskin-Robbins6Motel 62
Bath & Body Works4Motherhood Maternity6
Bed Bath & Beyond1New Balance13
Ben & Jerry's1Nike34
Best Western2Nordstrom2
Blockbuster4Office Depot3
Budget Car Rental2Old Country Buffet2
Burger King7Old Navy1
Casual Male XL2Olive Garden2
Catherines1Outback2
Chico's1Outback Steakhouse2
Chuck E. Cheese's2Pac Sun2
Cold Stone Creamery2Panda Express7
Comfort Inn2Papa John's Pizza3
Costco2Payless6
Cricket Wireless16Penske5
Crossland Economy Studios1PetSmart2
Curves5Pier 1 Imports3
Dairy Queen7Pizza Hut14
Days Inn2Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Deb2Quality3
Dennys3Quiznos8
Discount Tire2RadioShack8
Domino's Pizza10Ramada4
DressBarn2Red Lobster1
Econo Lodge1Red Robin3
Eddie Bauer1Rite Aid11
Express1Rodeway Inn1
Famous Footwear3Rue211
Fashion Bug2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
FedEx52SONIC Drive-In1
Finish Line1Sears5
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Sephora2
Foot Locker2Spencer Gifts2
Forever 211Sprint Nextel5
GNC12Staples3
GameStop6Starbucks40
Gap2Super 82
Gymboree3T-Mobile20
H&R Block18T.J.Maxx2
Haworth1Taco Bell11
Hobby Lobby1Target2
Holiday Inn4Torrid1
Hollister Co.1Toys"R"Us4
Home Depot3Trader Joe's1
Hot Topic2Travelodge1
Howard Johnson1True Value4
IHOP3U-Haul18
J. Jill1UPS68
JCPenney2Vans6
Jack In The Box10Verizon Wireless9
Jamba Juice1Victoria's Secret2
Jimmy John's2Vons11
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens11
Jones New York9Walmart4
Journeys2Wendy's7
KFC6Wet Seal2
Kincaid1Wingate1
Kmart2YMCA4
Kohl's2
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