Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area WA Demographic Data and Boundary Map


Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area Boundary Map

Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metropolitan Statistical Area Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 553,252
Population in Households 538,030
Population in Familes 417,762
Population in Group Qrtrs 15,222
Population Density1 98
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 219,402
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 139,309
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 242,266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 141,656 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 77,746 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 22,864 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $192,977
Average Home Value $247,843


Median Household Income $51,093
Average Household Income $68,281
Per Capita Income $27,710
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.74%
Households 0.71% 0.71%
Families 0.63% 0.67%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.