Spokane County WA Information

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Spokane County WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Spokane County WA Housing Affordability Index is 102
State of Washington Housing Affordability Index is 95
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Spokane County WA Wealth Index is 90
State of Washington Wealth Index is 118
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 528,652
Population in Households 513,800
Population in Familes 395,541
Population in Group Qrtrs 14,852
Population Density 300
Diversity Index1 33
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,227
Average Household Income $77,749
Per Capita Income $30,841
Wealth Index3 90

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 223,932 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 133,082 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 75,899 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 14,951 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $253,278
Housing Affordability Index2 102
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 208,981
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 131,194
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.25% 1.22%
Households 1.2% 1.19%
Families 1.13% 1.15%
Median Household Income   3.76%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

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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, 2019 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 # 30 26th
Median Household Income # 16 62nd
Per Capita Income # 16 62nd

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