Spokane County, Washington Population 2018

Spokane County, Washington's estimated population is 506,152 with a growth rate of 4.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Spokane County, Washington is the 4th largest county in Washington.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017506,15220,2934.18%
2016485,859-11,578-2.33%
2016497,4378,5381.75%
2015488,8995,9761.24%
2014482,9234,5160.94%
2013478,4073,0350.64%
2012475,3722,0810.44%
2011473,2911,2850.27%
2010472,006110,64230.62%
1990361,36419,5295.71%
1980341,83554,34818.90%
1970287,4879,1543.29%
1960278,33356,77225.62%
1950221,56156,90934.56%
1940164,65214,1759.42%
1930150,4779,1886.50%
1920141,2891,8851.35%
1910139,40481,862142.26%
190057,54220,05553.50%
189037,48733,225779.56%
18804,2620.00%

Spokane County, Washington Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White431,646
Two or More Races19,724
Asian11,327
Black or African American8,754
American Indian and Alaska Native6,487
Some Other Race5,750
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,171

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Spokane County, Washington Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Spokane County, Washington Median Age

37.3


Total

35.9


Male

38.9


Female

Spokane County, Washington Adults

There are 376,541 adults, (71,421 of which are seniors) in Spokane County, Washington.

Spokane County, Washington Age Dependency

59.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Spokane County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

245,203

50.47%

Male

240,656

49.53%

Spokane County, Washington Households and Families

Spokane County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Spokane County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.9%20.1%
All62.4%37.6%
Male51.2%48.8%
Non Family46.6%53.4%
Female43.6%56.4%

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Spokane County, Washington Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All191,2222.4662.4
Married91,5513.1179.9
Non Family71,0381.3246.6
Female20,7913.1543.6
Male7,8423.3651.2

3.03

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Spokane County, Washington Households

Spokane County, Washington Education

Spokane County, Washington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,5862.02%
9th to 12th Grade16,0204.91%
High School Graduate81,98625.13%
Some College88,71927.19%
Associates Degree39,18912.01%
Bachelors Degree59,29818.17%
Graduate Degree34,48310.57%

Spokane County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White290,221273,31585,728
Hispanic12,2859,8942,638
Multiple Races7,7046,9161,691
Asian7,3085,8902,258
Black5,1024,425964
Native American3,8733,392458
Other Race3,3482,471602
Islander1,146983138

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.17%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.90%.

Spokane County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,457$40,706$29,624
Less Than High School$20,523$25,966$15,584
High School Grad$28,210$32,043$22,695
Some College$31,297$37,575$26,903
Bachelors Degree$45,598$52,646$38,242
Graduate Degree$61,153$74,065$51,712

$34,457

Average Earnings

$40,706

Average Male

$29,624

Average Female

Spokane County, Washington Language

Spokane County, Washington Language by Age

Spokane County, Washington Language

92.50% of Spokane County, Washington residents speak only English, while 7.50% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.14% of the population.

Spokane County, Washington Poverty

Spokane County, Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White404,88656,88614.05%
Hispanic23,8516,05325.38%
Multiple18,7024,67424.99%
Black7,9582,35329.57%
Native6,1241,93431.58%
Asian10,7981,71215.85%
Other5,4451,50027.55%
Islander2,14268531.98%

15.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.38%

Male Poverty Rate

15.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spokane County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spokane County, Washington is Islander, with 31.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spokane County, Washington is White, with 14.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.08%.

Spokane County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.47%
High School15.77%
Some College12.53%
Bachelors or Greater5.06%

Spokane County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed34.53%
Female Unemployed32.42%
Female Employed8.69%
Male Employed6.57%

Spokane County, Washington Income

Spokane County, Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,550$66,310
Families$64,720$80,608
Married Families$75,644$91,992
Non Families$28,837$38,940

Spokane County, Washington Marital Status

Spokane County, Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Spokane County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

Spokane County, Washington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Spokane County, Washington Marital Status by Race

Spokane County, Washington Veterans

Spokane County, Washington Veterans by War

43,836

Number of Veterans

39,815

Male Veterans

4,021

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam16,509
First Gulf War9,577
Second Gulf War7,243
Korea3,709
World War II2,307

Spokane County, Washington Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5411,706
65 to 7410,178
55 to 649,646
75+8,581
18 to 343,725

Spokane County, Washington Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White41,06412.13%
Black1,05116.52%
Hispanic9716.09%
2 or More7257.04%
Indian4659.85%
Asian2532.87%
Other1674.00%
Hawaiian1117.68%

Spokane County, Washington Veterans by Education

7.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spokane County, Washington Employment Status

Spokane County, Washington Employment by Age

60.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Spokane County, Washington Employment by Race

Spokane County, Washington Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Spokane County, Washington

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Spokane20943721597365363.12%
Spokane Valley897439634065977.35%
Cheney1059212237164515.53%
Liberty Lake75949209161521.27%
Airway Heights611466725589.13%
Medical Lake50604964-96-1.90%
Deer Park365039873379.23%
Millwood1786178710.06%
Fairfield609605-4-0.66%
Rockford471468-3-0.64%
Spangle278297196.83%
Latah18018773.89%
Waverly10611043.77%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990