Spokane, WA

213,267 Population
68.7 square miles 3,085.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2014 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
3.0%
was 3.0%
Ranked 2nd Highest in WA
Population Density
3,085.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
50.0%
was 48.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
6.2%
was 6.5%
Ranked 16th Highest in WA
Percent Under 18
21.5%
was 21.4%
Ranked 11th Highest in WA
Percent 65 and Over
15.3%
was 14.3%
Ranked 1st Highest in WA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
6.3
was 6.6
Ranked 21st Lowest in WA
Percent Living in Poverty
18.3%
was 21.2%
Ranked 14th Lowest in WA
Median Household Income
$44,350
was $39,385
Ranked 15th Highest in WA
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.8
47.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
5.6
was 5.2
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
522.3
was 687.3
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
7,508.8
was 9,321.6
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
96,337
was 95,822
Ranked 2nd Highest in WA
Median Rent
$740
was $737
Ranked 17th Highest in WA
Total Building Permits
463
was 383
 
Occupied Housing Units
87,867
was 86,332
 
Homeownership Rate
54.6%
was 54.0%
Ranked 10th Highest in WA
Single Family Building Permits
321
was 207
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
1,401.5
was 1,394.1
Ranked 9th Highest in WA
Rental Vacancy Rate
17.5%
was 19.3%
Ranked 2nd Highest in WA
Multifamily Building Permits
142
was 176
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.3
was 2.4
Ranked 15th Highest in WA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
4.8
was 4.0
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
2.2
was 1.8
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
98.1%
was 96.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.7%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.8%
was 99.5%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
93.7%
was 89.5%
Ranked 5th Highest in WA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
30.3%
was 27.7%
Ranked 6th Highest in WA

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