Spokane, Washington 

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Population

213,272

20% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.6%

Median Income

$42,814

Avg. Home Price

$192,500

Best Places to Live in Spokane, Washington

Mid-sized city - Extreme eastern Washington, 20 miles west of the Idaho border
Pros
-Attractive downtown
-Educated population
-Arts & culture
Cons
-Harsh winters
-Property crime
-Low ethnic diversity

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What Bert Has To Say About Spokane-Spokane Valley 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

City: Spokane
Zip Codes: 99208, 99205, 99223, 99207, 99203, 99224, 99202, 99217, 99201, 99026, 11 total
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 1880 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Spokane is 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Spokane jobs have increased by 1.76%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Spokane's cost of living is 5.80% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Spokane's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Spokane's population is 213,272 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 20.36%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Spokane is $192,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.67%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Spokane public schools spend $13,120 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.6 students per teacher in Spokane. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Spokane

It's a good time to buy in Spokane. Home Appreciation is up 12.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Spokane Real Estate.

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Reviews for Spokane   121 Reviews
Welfare Town - 6/19/2018
Oh, how I can't wait to escape this nasty place, it's been a long 4 1/2 years. It's over run with white trash, drugged out basket cases. This town is full of... Read More

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Compared to other Areas - 6/10/2018
I have lived all over the country. From Seattle, WA to Kappa, Hawaii and back to Spokane, WA. Then, I moved from Spokane, WA to Tampa, FL. Finally, after living as a... Read More

Spokane is garbage! - 5/26/2018
Spokane is garbage. I just moved out of Spokane to Colorado. Thank God! I hated most about Spokane were the people and the crappy winters! The people of Spokane are... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SPOKANE, WASHINGTON
99208, 99205, 99223, 99207, 99203, 99224, 99202, 99217, 99201, 99026, 11 total