Spokane Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Spokane Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
222,081

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.1%
5 - 17:
15.4%
18 - 24:
10.1%
25 - 34:
16.7%
35 - 54:
24.0%
55 - 64:
12.5%
Over 65 Years:
15.3%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
6.1%
6.1%
High School Graduates
92.8%
92.8%
College Graduated
31.3%
31.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Spokane
$29,427
$29,427
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Spokane
$50,306
$50,306
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
17.3%

Employment Industries in Spokane

 
Healthcare
18.8%
18.8%
Retail
11.7%
11.7%
Accommodation
9.2%
9.2%
Education
8.6%
8.6%
Manufacturing
7.1%
7.1%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.8%
5.8%
Construction
5.0%
5.0%
Other
4.9%
4.9%
Finance
4.5%
4.5%
Public Service
4.3%
4.3%
Transportation
3.8%
3.8%
Administration
3.7%
3.7%
Wholesale
3.6%
3.6%
Arts
3.0%
3.0%
Real estate
2.3%
2.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
81.3%
81.3%
Black Or African American
2.2%
2.2%
American Indian And Alaska Native
1.4%
1.4%
Asian
2.7%
2.7%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.9%
0.9%
Other Race / Two or More Races
5.1%
5.1%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
6.3%
6.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
21.4%
21.4%
Irish
14.9%
14.9%
English
10.6%
10.6%
Norwegian
5.5%
5.5%
Italian
4.2%
4.2%
French
3.6%
3.6%
Swedish
3.2%
3.2%
Scottish
3.2%
3.2%
European
2.5%
2.5%
Polish
1.9%
1.9%
Scots-Irish
1.6%
1.6%
Dutch
1.5%
1.5%
Russian
1.3%
1.3%
Welsh
1.2%
1.2%
Scandinavian
1.0%
1.0%
French Canadian
0.9%
0.9%
Danish
0.9%
0.9%
British
0.9%
0.9%
Ukrainian
0.8%
0.8%
Hungarian
0.5%
0.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
91.8%
91.8%
Spanish
2.5%
2.5%
Slavic languages
1.1%
1.1%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
Vietnamese
0.4%
0.4%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
Pacific Island languages
0.3%
0.3%
Chinese
0.3%
0.3%
Arabic
0.3%
0.3%
Native American languages
0.3%
0.3%
Serbo-Croatian
0.3%
0.3%
French
0.2%
0.2%
Tagalog
0.2%
0.2%
Other Indo-European
0.2%
0.2%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
Langs. of India
0.1%
0.1%
Thai
0.1%
0.1%
Scandinavian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Italian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Spokane Residents:
6.0%