The City of Spokane is the 2nd largest city in Washington with a population of 218,562 as of July 1, 2017. Spokane 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 is located at latitude 47.6669 and longitude -117.4333 in Spokane County. The formal boundaries for the City of Spokane (see map below) encompass a land area of 68.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.77 sq. miles. Spokane County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,877 feet.
The City of Spokane (GNIS ID: 2411956) 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 is located within Spokane Division of Spokane County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Spokane population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Spokane: Spokane Falls.
|Daytime Population: Workers||137,988|
|Daytime Population: Residents||121,300|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||259,288|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.19|
|Population in Households||211,414|
|Population in Familes||150,972|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||7,148|
|Median Household Income||$46,025|
|Average Household Income||$64,280|
|Per Capita Income||$27,448|
|Total Housing Units||98,174 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||50,456 (51.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||40,050 (40.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||7,668 ( 7.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$173,264|
|Average Home Value||$216,047|
|Average Household Size||2.34|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.23%|
|Per Capita Income||2.23%|
The table below compares Spokane to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 2||100th|
|Population Density||# 72||89th|
|Diversity Index||# 290||54th|
|Median Household Income||# 462||26th|
|Per Capita Income||# 348||45th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.