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Spokane, Washington 101 Reviews | Leave a Comment


-Attractive downtown
-Educated population
-Arts & culture


-Harsh winters
-Property crime
-Low ethnic diversity

What Bert Has To Say About Spokane Metro Area

Spokane is the financial, cultural, and retail center for a large area of Washington, Idaho, and western Montana known as the “Inland Northwest.” The dry climate and relatively plain infrastructure differ from what one might picture for a Pacific Northwest city, but the area is on the upswing after years in the shadow of the larger Puget Sound cities to the west. The economy of agriculture, commerce, and industry is diverse and once again healthy, aided by a large migration for retirement and to escape more crowded and expensive coastal cities. Nearby outdoor and mountain recreation are excellent.


Quick Facts About Spokane

    The unemployment rate in Spokane is 6.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Negative. Spokane jobs have Decreased by 0.73 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Spokane's cost of living is 8.60% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Spokane's population is 208,701 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 5.59 percent.
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Spokane is $131,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.70 percent.
    Spokane public schools spend $11,194 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Spokane.

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there are no jobs in Spokane wa. my grandson put in an application for a job at a movie theatre and was told they had over 100 applications for it. I have 30 years... (read more)
20 Years in Spokane
We were assigned to Fairchild AFB 20 years ago. The city has grown into a great spot to live, with descent shopping, restaurants and entertainment. There is a lot to... (read more)
re: Liberals and non-whites please consider Califo
You want European I suggest you move to that continent as the United States was founded by immigrants and specifically those of color. I have lived in many communities... (read more)
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