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Spokane Valley, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Spokane Valley is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Spokane County at latitude 47.6634 and longitude -117.2328. Spokane County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,014 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Spokane Valley, but most people and references simply refer to it as Spokane Valley, Washington.

The P1 Census Class Code for Spokane Valley indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Spokane Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 37.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.29 sq. miles.

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


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


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


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


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


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.