Spokane County WA Information


Spokane County Subdivisions

Spokane County WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 503,651
Daytime Population: Workers 236,379
Daytime Population: Residents 276,054
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 512,433
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 488,402
Population in Familes 376,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 15,249
Population Density2 286
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $54,096
Average Household Income $74,347
Per Capita Income $29,947


Total Housing Units 213,457 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 124,903 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 73,320 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 15,234 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $204,646
Average Home Value $260,690


Total Households 198,223
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 124,623
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.92% 0.93%
Households 0.79% 0.87%
Families 0.73% 0.84%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   2.29%


Spokane County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spokane County to the other 39 counties and county equivalents in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 4 92nd
Population Density # 8 82nd
Diversity Index # 29 28th
Median Household Income # 14 67th
Per Capita Income # 14 67th

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