Spokane, Washington 

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+3.1% since 2020

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Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 4.0

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Best Places to Live in Spokane, Washington

Spokane, Washington is an incredible city with plenty of things to do and explore. Outdoor adventurers will love exploring Riverside State Park which offers activities such as hiking, biking, and camping. Those looking for a more educational experience can take a walk around the North Bank of the Spokane River or visit the Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture. Sports fans will enjoy watching teams like the Spokane Indians or taking in a game at Avista Stadium. Foodies can sample some delicious local cuisine while art enthusiasts can check out some of the amazing artwork found at Chase Gallery. Whether you're looking for outdoor fun or cultural exploration, there's something here for everyone in Spokane! Mid-sized city - Extreme eastern Washington, 20 miles west of the Idaho border.
State: Washington
County: Spokane County
Metro Area: Spokane-Spokane Valley Metro Area
City: Spokane
Zip Codes: 99208, 99205, 99223, 99207, 99203, 99224, 99202, 99217, 99201, 99026, 11 total
Cost of Living: -1.4% lower
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 1880 ft above sea level

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Spokane, Wa Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Attractive downtown
Educated population
Arts & culture
Harsh winters
Property crime
Low ethnic diversity

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.


The unemployment rate in Spokane is 6.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Spokane jobs have decreased by 0.6%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Spokane's cost of living is 1.4% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Spokane's Cost of Living

August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Spokane, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Spokane county remained Republican, 50.3% to 46.0%. More Voting Stats

Spokane's population is 222,050 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 3.1%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 20.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Spokane is Real Estate: $335,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.0%.

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. More Education

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Housing Market in Spokane

It's a good time to buy in Spokane. Home Appreciation is up 26.3% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Spokane is $335,100.
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Reviews for Spokane   145 Reviews
Some good, some bad. - 10/6/2022
I lived in the Spokane area for 35 years. It has its positives and negatives. Be sure and pick a safe community to live in. Rural areas are rather scary. Too many... Read More

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It's not the worst but it's definitely not good. - 1/27/2022
I've lived in Spokane for over 5 years after moving here from the Vancouver area for a job. I miss Western Washington. Home buying: When I first moved here, you could... Read More

Spokan't afford to live here anymore - 12/17/2021
I've lived in Spokane for 32 of my 39 years. Growing up I had an excellent childhood here, after becoming an adult I moved away but came back because even though the... Read More

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99208, 99205, 99223, 99207, 99203, 99224, 99202, 99217, 99201, 99026, 11 total


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