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Total population: 203,276 (Urban population: 202,305, Rural population: 971 (56 farm, 915 nonfarm))

Spokane,WA index of house prices


Houses: 88,094 (81,674 occupied: 48,090 owner occupied, 33,584 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

41%
State:

42%

Housing density: 1525 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $308,180.


Median contract rent in 2009: $547 (lower quartile is $432, upper quartile is $699)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $696


Median gross rent in Spokane, WA in 2009: $661


Housing units in Spokane with a mortgage: 31,302 (4,399 second mortgage, 2,437 home equity loan, 96 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 12,283


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $60,377


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $37,832


Median monthly housing costs: $794





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $169,700 (it was $96,100 in 2000)
Spokane:

$169,700
Washington:

$287,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $128,800 - $240,700

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $217,566
Here:

$217,566
State:

$367,029

Townhouses or other attached units: $308,076
Here:

$308,076
State:

$319,220

In 2-unit structures: $377,748
Here:

$377,748
State:

$407,598

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $182,195
Here:

$182,195
State:

$312,031

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $167,416
Here:

$167,416
State:

$300,621

Mobile homes: $50,272
Here:

$50,272
State:

$80,529

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $117,165
Here:

$117,165
State:

$62,453

Median year house/condo built: 1954

Median year apartment built: 1965

Household type by relationship:

Households: 189,982
  • In family households: 148,233 (34,009 male householders, 14,057 female householders)
    34,964 spouses, 53,325 children (48,564 natural, 1,668 adopted, 3,093 stepchildren), 1,929 grandchildren, 1,352 brothers or sisters, 1,005 parents, 1,805 other relatives, 5,787 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 41,749 (14,858 male householders (11,360 living alone)), 18,838 female householders (16,203 living alone)), 8,053 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 6,161 (2,802 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 20,989 2-persons, 11,412 3-persons, 9,114 4-persons, 3,974 5-persons, 1,794 6-persons, 783 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 27,563 1-person, 5,047 2-persons, 733 3-persons, 242 4-persons, 75 5-persons, 19 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons.

29,341 married couples with children.
14,787 single-parent households (3,385 men, 11,402 women).

92.1% of residents of Spokane speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
3.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (49% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (61% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 11,096 (5.7%)
(40.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

3.9

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Spokane, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 122
  • 2 rooms: 557
  • 3 rooms: 1,313
  • 4 rooms: 5,950
  • 5 rooms: 8,370
  • 6 rooms: 8,272
  • 7 rooms: 8,036
  • 8 rooms: 6,570
  • 9 or more rooms: 8,900
  • 1 room: 2,810
  • 2 rooms: 4,480
  • 3 rooms: 6,686
  • 4 rooms: 8,525
  • 5 rooms: 5,083
  • 6 rooms: 2,745
  • 7 rooms: 1,542
  • 8 rooms: 1,083
  • 9 or more rooms: 630
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Spokane, Washington
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 237
  • 1 bedroom: 1,882
  • 2 bedrooms: 13,765
  • 3 bedrooms: 19,070
  • 4 bedrooms: 9,866
  • 5+ bedrooms: 3,270
  • no bedroom: 3,440
  • 1 bedroom: 10,907
  • 2 bedrooms: 12,930
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,310
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,546
  • 5+ bedrooms: 451
Cars and other vehicles available in Spokane, Washington in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 2,331
  • 1 vehicle: 14,870
  • 2 vehicles: 21,543
  • 3 vehicles: 6,832
  • 4 vehicles: 1,783
  • 5+ vehicles: 731
  • no vehicle: 8,008
  • 1 vehicle: 16,094
  • 2 vehicles: 7,402
  • 3 vehicles: 1,513
  • 4 vehicles: 421
  • 5+ vehicles: 146

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,759
  • 2000 to 2004: 3,909
  • 1990 to 1999: 8,186
  • 1980 to 1989: 6,750
  • 1970 to 1979: 13,396
  • 1960 to 1969: 7,076
  • 1950 to 1959: 15,067
  • 1940 to 1949: 10,594
  • 1939 or earlier: 25,268

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Spokane, WA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Spokane, WA:

  • Less than $10,000: 119
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 59
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 95
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 135
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 109
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 98
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 144
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 234
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 171
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 200
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 512
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 656
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 1259
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 5522
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 8860
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 8873
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 4969
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 7632
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 4581
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 3488
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 1444
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 1000
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 238
  • $1,000,000 or more: 218
 


Spokane rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Spokane:

  • Less than $100: 72 people
  • $100 to $149: 140
  • $150 to $199: 728
  • $200 to $249: 482
  • $250 to $299: 726
  • $300 to $349: 875
  • $350 to $399: 1,030
  • $400 to $449: 1,937
  • $450 to $499: 2,489
  • $500 to $549: 2,877
  • $550 to $599: 2,861
  • $600 to $649: 2,848
  • $650 to $699: 2,318
  • $700 to $749: 2,317
  • $750 to $799: 2,229
  • $800 to $899: 2,980
  • $900 to $999: 2,501
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 3,577
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 1,158
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 514
  • $2,000 or more: 478
  • No cash rent: 1,080
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 4,136
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,991
  • 1985 to 1989: 872
  • 1980 to 1984: 603
  • 1975 to 1979: 664
  • 1970 to 1974: 320
  • 1970 to 1974: 390
  • 1965 to 1969: 2,120


Spokane, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.4%
Number of people working at home: 3,182 (3.6% of all workers)


Spokane commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2622
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 10632
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 17175
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 18688
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 15452
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 5067
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 8444
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1124
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1240
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2063
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1458
  • 90 or more minutes: 1152
 


Spokane mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 65,463 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 11,405 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3,631 (4%)
  • Subway or elevated: 45 (0%)
  • Railroad: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 56 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 99 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 739 (1%)
  • Walked: 3,215 (4%)
  • Other means: 454 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 3,182 (4%)
 


Spokane, WA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 10395
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 7071
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 6865
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 6494
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 6589
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 6399
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 5358
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 4554
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 3682
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 6919
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 6742
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 5415
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 2416
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 1130
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 761
  • $200,000 or more: 972
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 31616
 Other groups: 23497
 Irish: 16491
 English: 14711
 United States or American: 10331
 Norwegian: 8896
 Italian: 6432
 French (except Basque): 4759
 Swedish: 4636
 Scotch-Irish: 3872
 Scottish: 3666
 Russian: 2431
 European: 2143
 Polish: 2134
 Dutch: 2111
 French Canadian: 1593
 Ukrainian: 1477
 Danish: 1263
 Welsh: 1177
 Scandinavian: 1051
 British: 720
 Yugoslavian: 665
 Greek: 645
 Canadian: 612
 Swiss: 590
 Finnish: 544
 Arab:: 462
 Czech: 399
 Hungarian: 378
 Austrian: 377
 Portuguese: 344
 Subsaharan African:: 324
 Czechoslovakian: 299
 Northern European: 283
 Arab/Arabic: 254
 African: 214
 Bulgarian: 140
 Slavic: 108
 Latvian: 106
 Belgian: 101
 Slovak: 100
 Lebanese: 100
 Lithuanian: 92
 Romanian: 91
 Slovene: 84
 Turkish: 80
 Croatian: 79
 Celtic: 77
 Basque: 76
 Icelander: 69
 Iranian: 65
 Australian: 63
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 56
 Ethiopian: 51
 Armenian: 50
 Nigerian: 45
 Eastern European: 45
 Other Arab: 30
 Luxemburger: 30
 New Zealander: 28
 Egyptian: 28
 Acadian/Cajun: 27
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 26
 Jamaican: 24
 Pennsylvania German: 21
 Syrian: 20
 Serbian: 17
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 16
 Palestinian: 15
 Albanian: 15
 Soviet Union: 14
 Israeli: 11
 Alsatian: 10
 Jordanian: 8
 Estonian: 7
 Moroccan: 7
 Afghan: 7
 South African: 6
 Haitian: 6
 Kenyan: 5
 Macedonian: 5
 Liberian: 3


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



  • Canada (12%)
  • Ukraine (12%)
  • Russia (11%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Mexico (4%)


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

  • This state: 103334
  • Northeast: 6343
  • Midwest: 19354
  • South: 9676
  • West: 43724

49% of Spokane residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 65% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Washington.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 316
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 72
  • 5th and 6th grade: 283
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,099
  • 9th grade: 895
  • 10th grade: 1,420
  • 11th grade: 1,412
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,746
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 14,865
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4,720
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 10,553
  • Associate degree: 5,740
  • Bachelor's degree: 9,929
  • Master's degree: 3,344
  • Professional school degree: 1,891
  • Doctorate degree: 929

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 402
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 145
  • 5th and 6th grade: 313
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,316
  • 9th grade: 942
  • 10th grade: 1,458
  • 11th grade: 1,368
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,865
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 18,312
  • Less than 1 year of college: 5,555
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 12,838
  • Associate degree: 6,479
  • Bachelor's degree: 10,463
  • Master's degree: 4,254
  • Professional school degree: 824
  • Doctorate degree: 358

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 8.9%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 7.5%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 15.6%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 19.6%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 25.4%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 10.0%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 10.4%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 26.1%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 11.7%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 12.5%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 10.0%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 12.6%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 13.3%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 14.6%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $39,260
  • Black householders: $22,555
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $27,907
  • Asian householders: $35,932
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $23,973
  • Some other race householders: $24,724
  • Two or more races householders: $40,310
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $41,649
Spokane household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Spokane household income for Black householders
Spokane household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Spokane household income for Asian householders
Spokane household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Spokane household income for Some other race householders
Spokane household income for Two or more races householders
Spokane household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Spokane marital status for males
Spokane marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $171,995
  • Black or African American householders: $156,809
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $137,384
  • Asian householders: $172,878
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $172,525
  • Some other race householders: $168,640
  • Two or more races householders: $158,221
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $176,586

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 58,143
  • One, attached: 1,862
  • Two: 3,913
  • 3 or 4: 4,245
  • 5 to 9: 4,216
  • 10 to 19: 3,932
  • 20 to 49: 3,976
  • 50 or more: 6,236
  • Mobile homes: 1,563
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Median worth of mobile homes: $45,900


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Spokane:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Spokane
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (76.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12.6%)
  • Electricity (9.6%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Electricity (55.9%)
  • Utility gas (34.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.1%)
  • Other fuel (2.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.5%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,090
Here:

10.0%
Washington:

9.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 780
Here:

7.0%
Washington:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,254
Here:

25.5%
Washington:

15.7%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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.)


 

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