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Spokane, Washington
Minneapolis, Minnesota
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Spokane is 145% less densely populated than Minneapolis.
People are 10% more likely to be married in Minneapolis.
The Median Age is 3.7 years older in Spokane.

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PEOPLE
 Spokane, WAMinneapolis, MNUnited States
 Population213,272410,939321,418,820
 Population - 2010206,541379,631308,745,538
 Population - 2000195,629382,618285,036,114
 Population - 1990177,196368,383251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now20.36%11.55%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now9.02%7.40%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,1037,60991
 Land Area69543,531,905
 Water Area13264,837
 Median Age35.431.737.4
 Female Population51.41%49.59%50.81%
 Male Population48.60%50.41%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Spokane, WAMinneapolis, MNUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.88%6.97%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.14%5.68%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.48%4.71%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.52%2.73%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.59%5.56%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.28%8.62%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3415.54%21.62%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4412.05%13.34%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.44%12.01%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.53%5.68%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.61%4.60%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.21%4.89%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.54%2.31%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.21%1.30%1.85%
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 RACE
 Spokane, WAMinneapolis, MNUnited States
 White83.11%60.97%62.77%
 Black2.59%17.59%12.24%
 Asian2.85%5.84%4.95%
 Native American1.54%1.21%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.34%0.03%0.16%
 Other0.09%0.27%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.83%4.28%2.13%
 Hispanic5.66%9.82%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic94.34%90.18%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Spokane, WAMinneapolis, MNUnited States
 Households87,235166,824116,211,000
 Family Households49,63674,81076,958,100
 Non Family Households37,59992,01439,253,000
 Household Size2.332.262.63
 Married Population45.02%35.09%50.58%
 Single Population54.98%64.91%49.42%
 Now Married43.46%33.41%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.56%1.68%2.17%
 Never Married33.74%51.68%32.55%
 Widowed6.28%3.33%5.95%
 Divorced14.97%9.90%10.92%
 Married, w/children29.57%28.97%31.68%
 Married, no children40.66%36.80%41.44%
 Single, w/children19.49%23.83%16.94%
 Single, no children10.29%10.41%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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