Everything You Need to Know About the City of Spokane Washington

In 2017, Spokane, Washington had a population of 213k people with a median age of 35.8 and a median household income of $44,768 dollars. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Spokane, WA grew from 212,078 to 212,982, a 0.426 percent increase, and its median household income grew from $43,274 dollars to $44,768 dollars, a 3.45 percent increase.

The population of Spokane, WA is 81.5 percent White Alone, 6.15 percent Hispanic or Latino, and 5.01 percent Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Spokane, WA speak a non-English language, and 96.7 percent are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Spokane, WA are Gonzaga University (2,230 degrees awarded in 2017), Spokane Community College (1,786 degrees), and Spokane Falls Community College (1,079 degrees).

The median property value in Spokane, WA is $166,700 dollars, and the homeownership rate is 54.7 percent. Most people in Spokane, WA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Spokane, WA is 2 cars per household.


Education in Spokane

In 2017, universities in Spokane, WA awarded 5,225 degrees. The student population of Spokane, WA is skewed towards women, with 10,128 male students and 13,181 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Spokane, WA are White (3,891 and 76.5 percent), followed by Hispanic or Latino (349 and 6.86 percent), Unknown (309 and 6.08 percent), and Two or More Races (232 and 4.56 percent).

The largest universities in Spokane, WA by the number of degrees awarded are Gonzaga University (2,230 and 42.7 percent), Spokane Community College (1,786 and 34.2 percent), and Spokane Falls Community College (1,079 and 20.7 percent).

The most popular majors in Spokane, WA are Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,044 and 20 percent), Registered Nursing (363 and 6.95 percent), and General Business (350 and 6.7 percent).

The median tuition costs in Spokane, WA are $40,540 dollars for private four-year colleges, and $2,747 dollars and $7,684 dollars respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Spokane

The economy of Spokane, WA employs 95.9k people and Spokane has an unemployment rate of 5.5 percent. Spokane has seen the job market decreased by -0.6 percent over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 33.4 percent, which is lower than the US average of 33.5 percent. The largest industries in Spokane, WA are Health Care & Social Assistance (17,325 people), Accommodation & Food Services (9,109 people), and Retail Trade (11,863 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($81,108 dollars), Utilities ($62,995 dollars), and Public Administration ($50,874 dollars).

Households in Spokane, WA have a median annual income of $44,768 dollars, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 dollars across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $43,274 dollars in 2016, which represents a 3.45 percent annual growth.


Tax Rates for Spokane

– The Sales Tax Rate for Spokane is 8.8 percent.

– The Income Tax Rate for Spokane is 0.0 percent.

– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Spokane

– The average earnings of a Spokane resident are $24,511 dollars a year.

– The Median household earnings of a Spokane resident is $42,814 dollars a year.