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Spokane, Washington
Grand Forks, North Dakota
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Spokane is 10% more densely populated than Grand Forks.
People are 5% more likely to be married in Grand Forks.
The Median Age is 7.3 years older in Spokane.

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PEOPLE
 Spokane, WAGrand Forks, NDUnited States
 Population213,27257,011321,418,820
 Population - 2010206,54152,294308,745,538
 Population - 2000195,62949,321285,036,114
 Population - 1990177,19649,425251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now20.36%15.35%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now9.02%15.59%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,1032,82691
 Land Area69203,531,905
 Water Area10264,837
 Median Age35.428.137.4
 Female Population51.41%48.70%50.81%
 Male Population48.60%51.30%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Spokane, WAGrand Forks, NDUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.88%6.00%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.14%4.98%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.48%4.52%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.52%3.03%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.59%10.77%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.28%15.00%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.54%14.99%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.05%9.17%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.44%11.08%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.53%5.71%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.61%4.15%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.21%5.61%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.54%3.45%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.21%1.54%1.85%
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 RACE
 Spokane, WAGrand Forks, NDUnited States
 White83.11%86.61%62.77%
 Black2.59%2.56%12.24%
 Asian2.85%2.57%4.95%
 Native American1.54%3.08%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.34%0.02%0.16%
 Other0.09%0.09%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.83%2.25%2.13%
 Hispanic5.66%2.84%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic94.34%97.16%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Spokane, WAGrand Forks, NDUnited States
 Households87,23522,844116,211,000
 Family Households49,63611,34576,958,100
 Non Family Households37,59911,49939,253,000
 Household Size2.332.192.63
 Married Population45.02%39.69%50.58%
 Single Population54.98%60.31%49.42%
 Now Married43.46%38.89%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.56%0.80%2.17%
 Never Married33.74%46.23%32.55%
 Widowed6.28%4.07%5.95%
 Divorced14.97%10.02%10.92%
 Married, w/children29.57%30.09%31.68%
 Married, no children40.66%44.86%41.44%
 Single, w/children19.49%16.98%16.94%
 Single, no children10.29%8.07%9.95%
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 COMMENTS
Comments about Spokane

City that needs jobs, less liberals and an identit: Spokane is a city that seems to have lost it's identity. Not a bad place to live or raise kids. Like all areas, it has ghettos and crime in particular areas. Democrats... (read more)

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