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Total population: 212,052 (Urban population: 195,206, Rural population: 937 (54 farm, 883 nonfarm))

Houses: 95,944 (88,076 occupied: 48,817 owner occupied, 39,259 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

45%
State:

38%

Housing density: 1,661 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $114,806.

Median contract rent in 2016: $444 (lower quartile is $336, upper quartile is $562)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $725


Median gross rent in Spokane, WA in 2016: $509

Housing units in Spokane with a mortgage: 34,226 (1,112 second mortgage, 3,401 home equity loan, 105 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 14,591

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $62,790

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $54,163

Median monthly housing costs: $885


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Spokane, Washington Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $170,900 (it was $96,100 in 2000)
Spokane:

$170,900
Washington:

$306,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $128,000 - $246,400

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $197,740
Here:

$197,740
State:

$404,096

Townhouses or other attached units: $314,100
Here:

$314,100
State:

$385,704

In 2-unit structures: $199,488
Here:

$199,488
State:

$303,123

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $127,258
Here:

$127,258
State:

$347,873

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $565,598
Here:

$565,598
State:

$370,648

Mobile homes: $75,675
Here:

$75,675
State:

$116,190
Median year house/condo built: 1955

Median year apartment built: 1971

Household type by relationship:

Households: 215,964
  • In family households: 161,801 (23,922 male householders, 27,556 female householders)
    34,592 spouses, 58,073 children (53,599 natural, 1,397 adopted, 3,077 stepchildren), 4,224 grandchildren, 2,185 brothers or sisters, 2,035 parents, 2,354 other relatives, 6,860 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 46,823 (15,991 male householders (11,971 living alone)), 20,607 female householders (16,878 living alone)), 10,225 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 7,340

Size of family households: 22,909 2-persons, 13,034 3-persons, 8,473 4-persons, 3,812 5-persons, 1,771 6-persons, 1,479 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 28,849 1-person, 6,551 2-persons, 941 3-persons, 115 4-persons, 142 5-persons.

27,980 married couples with children.
16,387 single-parent households (5,104 men, 11,283 women).

90.8% of residents of Spokane speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
3.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (51% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (65% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 13,735 (6.4%)
(49.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.0
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Spokane, Washington:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 6681 bedroom
  • 11,5132 bedrooms
  • 19,1423 bedrooms
  • 12,9744 bedrooms
  • 4,5205+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Spokane population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Spokane, Washington:

  • 2,514no bedroom
  • 8,7321 bedroom
  • 16,4412 bedrooms
  • 6,3113 bedrooms
  • 4,5014 bedrooms
  • 7605+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Spokane population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Spokane in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 1,512no vehicle
  • 14,8821 vehicle
  • 20,9092 vehicles
  • 9,0723 vehicles
  • 1,3694 vehicles
  • 1,0735+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Spokane population

Cars and other vehicles available in Spokane in renter-occupied apartments

  • 6,810no vehicle
  • 18,5711 vehicle
  • 10,4072 vehicles
  • 2,5413 vehicles
  • 8664 vehicles
  • 645+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Spokane population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Spokane, Washington:

  • 01 room
  • 742 rooms
  • 1,1353 rooms
  • 3,9004 rooms
  • 7,5245 rooms
  • 8,0896 rooms
  • 7,1467 rooms
  • 7,7858 rooms
  • 13,1649+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Spokane population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Spokane, Washington:

  • 2,2871 room
  • 2,2212 rooms
  • 8,5123 rooms
  • 9,8374 rooms
  • 4,7785 rooms
  • 4,5926 rooms
  • 2,2717 rooms
  • 2,4488 rooms
  • 2,3139+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Spokane population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Spokane, WA household income distribution

  • Spokane, WA household income distribution
  • 7,629Less than $10,000
  • 5,972$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4,880$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5,482$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5,481$25,000 to $29,999
  • 4,751$30,000 to $34,999
  • 5,761$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3,521$40,000 to $44,999
  • 3,519$45,000 to $49,999
  • 9,413$50,000 to $59,999
  • 7,263$60,000 to $74,999
  • 9,912$75,000 to $99,999
  • 5,655$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,831$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,322$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,684$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Spokane, WA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Spokane, WA
  • 244Less than $10,000
  • 269$10,000 to $14,999
  • 257$15,000 to $19,999
  • 254$20,000 to $24,999
  • 45$25,000 to $29,999
  • 141$30,000 to $34,999
  • 131$35,000 to $39,999
  • 127$40,000 to $49,999
  • 49$50,000 to $59,999
  • 512$60,000 to $69,999
  • 834$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1,388$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1,821$90,000 to $99,999
  • 5,220$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7,480$125,000 to $149,999
  • 6,751$150,000 to $174,999
  • 5,852$175,000 to $199,999
  • 5,639$200,000 to $249,999
  • 4,235$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4,376$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,243$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,573$500,000 to $749,999
  • 231$750,000 to $999,999
  • 120$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 25$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Spokane, WA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Spokane, WA
  • 211Less than $100
  • 41$100 to $149
  • 202$150 to $199
  • 650$200 to $249
  • 305$250 to $299
  • 718$300 to $349
  • 623$350 to $399
  • 496$400 to $449
  • 1,939$450 to $499
  • 3,119$500 to $549
  • 4,099$550 to $599
  • 3,858$600 to $649
  • 2,768$650 to $699
  • 2,995$700 to $749
  • 2,143$750 to $799
  • 4,817$800 to $899
  • 2,788$900 to $999
  • 3,105$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,721$1,250 to $1,499
  • 622$1,500 to $1,999
  • 444$2,000 to $2,499
  • 67$2,500 to $2,999
  • 231$3,500 or more
  • 1,297No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3,8692010 or later
  • 4,5792000 to 2009
  • 3,8701990 to 1999
  • 1,4751980 to 1989
  • 9841970 to 1979
  • 2,510Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Spokane population
Spokane commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2,910
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 10,185
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 15,718
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 19,063
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 16,245
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 7,195
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 11,127
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,112
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,897
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,822
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,137
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,560
Spokane, WA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.9%
Number of people working at home: 4,708 (4.9% of all workers)

Spokane mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 100,187 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 14,074 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4,079 (3%)
  • Ferryboat: 46 (0%)
  • Taxi: 1,173 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 1,167 (1%)
  • Walked: 3,141 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 4,708 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 11,858
 American: 7,264
 Irish: 6,024
 English: 4,717
 Norwegian: 4,023
 European: 3,940
 Italian: 2,579
 Russian: 1,690
 Ukrainian: 1,620
 Scottish: 1,531
 Swedish: 1,440
 African: 1,071
 French (except Basque): 1,025
 Polish: 904
 Scotch-Irish: 800
 Dutch: 743
 Northern European: 609
 British: 571
 Scandinavian: 504
 Finnish: 484
 French Canadian: 427
 Romanian: 405
 Danish: 362
 Hungarian: 351
 Canadian: 286
 Welsh: 281
 Slavic: 246
 Afghan: 242
 Czech: 233
 Yugoslavian: 216
 Ethiopian: 206
 Greek: 171
 Portuguese: 161
 Austrian: 133
 Lebanese: 122
 Croatian: 110
 Jamaican: 100
 Macedonian: 94
 Iranian: 87
 Eastern European: 80
 Lithuanian: 80
 Swiss: 62
 Arab: 58
 German Russian: 56
 Australian: 49
 Belgian: 49
 Latvian: 46
 Iraqi: 42
 South African: 42
 Pennsylvania German: 38
 Turkish: 37
 Haitian: 36
 Syrian: 34
 Brazilian: 29
 Bermudan: 29
 Egyptian: 26
 Ugandan: 24
 Bulgarian: 24
 Czechoslovakian: 20
 Basque: 20
 Icelander: 19
 Slovak: 15
 Armenian: 14
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 10
 Maltese: 8
 Luxemburger: 6
 Albanian: 5
 Serbian: 4
 Belizean: 2

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

  • 13%Ukraine
  • 8%Vietnam
  • 6%Mexico
  • 6%Canada
  • 6%Oceania, n.e.c.
  • 5%Russia
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

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

  • This state: 115,733
  • Other state: 83,434
  • Northeast: 6,000
  • Midwest: 15,416
  • South: 10,405
  • West: 51,613

76% of Spokane residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 40% lived in Washington.

Spokane:

76.3%
State average:

82.3%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 863
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 76
  • 5th and 6th grade: 87
  • 7th and 8th grade: 429
  • 9th grade: 765
  • 10th grade: 967
  • 11th grade: 537
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,408
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 17,609
  • Less than 1 year of college: 5,997
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 11,848
  • Associate degree: 8,218
  • Bachelor's degree: 11,184
  • Master's degree: 4,548
  • Professional school degree: 1,829
  • Doctorate degree: 1,599

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 321
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 63
  • 5th and 6th grade: 83
  • 7th and 8th grade: 340
  • 9th grade: 505
  • 10th grade: 814
  • 11th grade: 1,094
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 821
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 15,763
  • Less than 1 year of college: 7,016
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 15,133
  • Associate degree: 10,133
  • Bachelor's degree: 14,823
  • Master's degree: 6,668
  • Professional school degree: 1,651
  • Doctorate degree: 1,280

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.7%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 12.0%Males
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 17.7%Males
  • 24.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.3%Males
  • 2.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 7.6%Males
  • 10.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 23.4%Males
  • 6.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.8%Males
  • 17.3%Females
Spokane marital status for males
Spokane marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 63,221
  • One, attached: 3,737
  • Two: 2,928
  • 3 or 4: 4,218
  • 5 to 9: 3,871
  • 10 to 19: 5,148
  • 20 to 49: 5,574
  • 50 or more: 6,159
  • Mobile homes: 1,088

Median worth of mobile homes: $38,100

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 1 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Spokane:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Spokane
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (73.0%)
  • Electricity (19.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.3%)
  • Wood (2.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Electricity (62.1%)
  • Utility gas (33.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,256
Here:

5.7%
Washington:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 688
Here:

7.1%
Washington:

7.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,899
Here:

34.2%
Washington:

16.4%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)