Spokane County, WA Demographic Data

Spokane County, WA Summary

Spokane County is located in Washington
  • Population: 475,735
  • Area: 1,780.70 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 1,763.79 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 16.91 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 267.16 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 2,351.71 ft
  • Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (GMT -8)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Spokane County, WA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
250,972
50%
50.8
Male
248,100
50%
49.2
Total Population
499,072
 
323,128,000

Spokane County, WA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
30,050
6.0% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
29,546
5.9% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
32,579
6.5% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
33,319
6.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
35,058
7.0% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
72,685
14.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
60,118
12.0% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
62,133
12.4% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
33,433
6.7% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
33,288
6.7% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
45,789
9.2% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
21,649
4.3% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
9,425
1.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
388,177
77.8%
77.2
Female
197,697
50.9%
51.3
Male
190,480
49.1%
48.7
21 Years and over
366,459
73.4%
73.1
62 Years and over
97,134
19.5%
18.8
65 Years and over
76,863
15.4%
15.2
Female
42,324
55.1%
55.8
Male
34,539
44.9%
44.2
Median Age (years)
37
0.0%
0.0

Spokane County, WA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
477,689
95.7% 
96.8
White
437,088
87.6% 
72.6
Black or African American
9,113
1.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
8,027
1.6% 
0.8
Asian
11,616
2.3% 
5.4
Asian Indian
1,611
0.3% 
1.2
Chinese
2,596
0.5% 
1.3
Filipino
1,619
0.3% 
0.9
Japanese
1,198
0.2% 
0.2
Korean
1,145
0.2% 
0.4
Vietnamese
953
0.2% 
0.6
Other Asian
2,494
0.5% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2,794
0.6% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
916
0.2% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
685
0.1% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
1,193
0.2% 
0.1
Some Other Race
9,051
1.8% 
5.1
Two or More Races
21,383
4.3% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
27,420
5.5% 
17.8
Mexican
21,396
4.3% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
1,256
0.3% 
1.7
Cuban
236
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
4,532
0.9% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
471,652
94.5% 
82.2

Spokane County, WA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
5,029
1.5% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
14,139
4.2% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
79,505
23.5% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
91,712
27.1% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
43,436
12.8% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
65,799
19.4% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
38,900
11.5% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
19,168
5.7%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
319,352
94.3%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
104,699
30.9%
31.2

Spokane County, WA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
125,346
30.8%
33.7%
Now Married
197,538
48.5%
47.5
Divorced
54,498
13.4%
11.0%
Separated
6,180
1.5%
2.0
Widowed
23,335
5.7
5.8%

Spokane County, WA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
436,535
93.1%
78.4%
Languages other than english
32,487
6.9%
21.6%
Spanish
12,229
2.6%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
11,379
2.4%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
7,595
1.6%
3.5%
Other Languages
1,284
0.3%
1.1%

Spokane County, WA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
12,435
6.4%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
9,756
5.0%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
19,951
10.2%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
20,279
10.4%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
29,299
15.0%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
37,952
19.4%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
26,392
13.5%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
23,544
12.0%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
8,163
4.2%
5.8
$200,000 or more
8,036
4.1%
6.4
Median household income
53,043
 
57,617
Per capita income
28,576
 
31,128

Spokane County, WA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
3,030
1.3%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
25,132
10.9%
9.8
Construction
14,578
6.3%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
60,461
26.3%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
16,550
7.2%
6.6
Information
3,770
1.6%
2.1
Manufacturing
16,554
7.2%
10.1
Other services except public administration
11,985
5.2%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
20,106
8.8%
11.4
Public administration
11,614
5.1%
4.6
Retail trade
28,144
12.3%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
9,984
4.3%
5.2
Wholesale trade
7,832
3.4%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
19,874
8.7%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
79,743
34.7%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
24,615
10.7%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
58,204
25.3%
23.3%
Service occupations
47,304
20.6%
18.1%

Spokane County, WA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
227,707
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
176,340
77.4%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
23,046
10.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
5,774
2.5%
5.1
Walked
6,293
2.8%
2.7
Other means
4,051
1.8%
1.8
Worked at home
12,203
5.4%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
22.2
 
26.6

Spokane County, WA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
12,759
6.5%
8.7
1 vehicles
59,367
30.3%
33.2
2 vehicles
73,812
37.7%
37.1
3 or more
49,869
25.5%
21.0

Spokane County, WA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
195,807
93.0%
87.6
Owner Occupied
121,905
62.3%
63.1
Renter Occupied
73,902
37.7%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
14,752
7.0%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
4
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.4
0.0%
2.5

Spokane County, WA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
210,559
1 room
4,332
2.1%
2.4
2 rooms
5,200
2.5%
2.7
3 rooms
19,498
9.3%
9.1
4 rooms
32,168
15.3%
16.5
5 rooms
31,313
14.9%
19.8
6 rooms
28,465
13.5%
17.8
7 rooms
24,484
11.6%
12.0
8 rooms
23,328
11.1%
8.6
9 rooms or more
41,771
19.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Spokane County, WA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
210,559
 
 
1-unit, detached
140,981
67.0%
61.5
1-unit, attached
7,875
3.7%
5.9
2-units
3,991
1.9%
3.6
3 or 4 units
6,201
2.9%
4.4
5 to 9 units
7,833
3.7%
4.8
10 to 19 units
12,600
6.0%
4.4
20 or more units
21,000
10.0%
9.0
Mobile home
9,940
4.7%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
138
0.1%
0.1

Spokane County, WA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
31,013
14.7%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
13,991
6.6%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
23,483
11.2%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
15,861
7.5%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
37,874
18.0%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
18,192
8.6%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
30,317
14.4%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
30,222
14.4%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
5,636
2.7%
2.8%
2014 or later
3,970
1.9%
1.4%

Spokane County, WA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
97,392
49.7%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
2,752
1.4%
4.7
Electricity
83,334
42.6%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
3,457
1.8%
4.8
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
6,390
3.3%
1.9
Solar energy
25
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
2,007
1.0%
0.5
No fuel used
450
0.2%
1.1

Spokane County, WA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
80,387
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
757
0.9%
1.6%
$3,000 or more
2,417
3.0%
10.3%
$2,500 to $2,999
2,498
3.1%
7.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
5,238
6.5%
11.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
15,476
19.3%
20.1%
$500 to $999
20,141
25.1%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
33,860
42.1%
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
33,888
42.3%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
13,293
16.6%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
9,899
12.4%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
5,727
7.1%
7.0%
35.0% or more
17,306
21.6%
21.3%
Not Computed
274
0.0%
0.0%

Spokane County, WA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
71,477 
 
41,631,300 
$3,000 or more
261
0.4%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
780
1.1%
1.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
884
1.2%
4.4%
Less than $500
5,138
7.2%
10.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
5,436
7.6%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
16,321
22.8%
28.3%
$500 to $999
42,657
59.7%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
2,425
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
850
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
8,628
12.2%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
9,600
13.6%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
8,033
11.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
9,126
12.9%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
6,178
8.7%
9.0%
35.0% or more
29,158
41.2%
40.7%
Not Computed
3,179
0.0%
0.0%

Spokane County, WA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
121,905
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
4,121
3.4%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
7,613
6.2%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
21,566
17.7%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
27,131
22.3%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
33,242
27.3%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
21,250
17.4%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
6,211
5.1%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
771
0.6%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
201,300
 
205,000
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