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Spokane Valley, Washington - Basic Facts

Spokane Valley is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Spokane Valley.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Spokane County at latitude 47.6732 and longitude -117.2394. Spokane County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,014 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Spokane Valley (see map) encompass a land area of 37.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.29 sq. miles.

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Spokane Valley, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spokane Valley to the other 628 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 10 99th
Population Density1 # 125 80th
Diversity Index2 # 404 36th
Median Household Income # 401 36th
Per Capita Income # 359 43rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Spokane Valley, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 92,720
Population in Households 91,915
Population in Familes 71,083
Population in Group Qrtrs 805
Population Density1 2,455
Diversity Index2 27
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 37,838
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 23,849
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 40,310 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,815 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,023 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,472 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $187,011
Average Home Value $210,672
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,967
Average Household Income $59,839
Per Capita Income $24,380
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.77% 0.75%
Households 0.81% 0.78%
Families 0.73% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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.

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