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Spokane Valley, Washington - Basic Facts

The City of Spokane Valley is the 10th largest city in Washington with a population of 94,179 as of July 1, 2016. Spokane Valley ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Spokane Valley is located at latitude 47.6634 and longitude -117.2328 in Spokane County. 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. Spokane County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,014 feet.

The City of Spokane Valley (GNIS ID: 2411957) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Spokane Valley is located within Spokane Division of Spokane County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Spokane Valley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Spokane Valley, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 94,179
Population in Households 93,396
Population in Familes 72,378
Population in Group Qrtrs 783
Population Density1 2,497
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 38,133
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 24,087
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 40,730 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,116 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,017 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,597 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $183,138
Average Home Value $215,324


Median Household Income $50,450
Average Household Income $62,861
Per Capita Income $25,574
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.83%
Households 0.7% 0.78%
Families 0.67% 0.72%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 120 81st
Diversity Index2 # 390 38th
Median Household Income # 379 40th
Per Capita Income # 357 43rd

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