Spokane County, Washington Population 2024

553,170

Spokane County, Washington's estimated 2024 population is 553,170 with a growth rate of 0.31% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Spokane County, Washington is the 4th largest county in Washington. The 2010 population was 472,102 and has seen a growth of 17.17% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029561,7451,7150.31%
2028560,0301,7150.31%
2027558,3151,7150.31%
2026556,6001,7150.31%
2025554,8851,7150.31%
2024553,1701,7150.31%
2023551,4551,7150.31%
2022549,7404,2300.78%
2021545,5104,3350.8%
2020541,17518,9443.63%
2019522,2318,7291.7%
2018513,5027,7941.54%
2017505,7088,5451.72%
2016497,1638,1931.68%
2015488,9705,8221.21%
2014483,1484,5950.96%
2013478,5532,9480.62%
2012475,6052,0890.44%
2011473,5161,4140.3%
2010472,10200%
1990361,36419,5295.71%
1980341,83554,34818.9%
1970287,4879,1543.29%
1960278,33356,77225.62%
1950221,56156,90934.56%
1940164,65214,1759.42%
1930150,4779,1886.5%
1920141,2891,8851.35%
1910139,40481,862142.26%
190057,54220,05553.5%
189037,48733,225779.56%
18804,262-557,483-99.24%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.31% (1,715)
County Website
Spokane County
County Seat
2020 Population
541,175
Area
1764 mi²
Density
314 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
2.22% (11,995)
Founded
January 29, 1858 and October 30, 1879

Spokane County, Washington Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White456,82784.8%
Two or more races41,2737.66%
Asian12,0042.23%
Black or African American10,2921.91%
Other race9,2331.71%
Native American5,7261.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander3,3560.62%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Spokane County, Washington Population by Race

Spokane County, Washington Population Pyramid 2024

Spokane County, Washington Median Age

38

Total

37.3

Male

39

Female

Spokane County, Washington Adults

There are 421,869 adults, (90,324 of whom are seniors) in Spokane County, Washington.

Spokane County, Washington Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Spokane County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female269,33550%
Male269,37650%

Spokane County, Washington Population by Age

Spokane County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All213,5242.4563.836.2
Married99,9173.1281.918.1
Non Family81,1151.334654
Female22,0263.247.852.2
Male10,4663.1361.438.6

3.02

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Spokane County, Washington Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7,2011.94%
9th to 12th Grade14,6353.94%
High School Graduate86,85423.38%
Some College95,99825.84%
Associates Degree48,21612.98%
Bachelors Degree76,23620.52%
Graduate Degree42,39811.41%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Spokane County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White319,576304,049105,416
2+ Races19,40417,7955,060
Hispanic18,27715,9254,216
Asian8,0906,6593,387
Black6,4325,686994
Other Race5,6204,6851,339
Native American3,8723,291495
Islander1,8601,488152

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 41.87%.

Spokane County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$46,429$54,184$39,557
Less Than 9th Grade$32,330$39,664$23,988
High School Graduate$36,989$42,936$31,396
Some College$41,604$49,670$36,616
Bachelors Degree$59,298$69,938$48,405
Graduate Degree$81,260$100,668$70,198

$46,429

Average Earnings

$54,184

Average Male

$39,557

Average Female

Spokane County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Spokane County, Washington Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Spokane County, Washington Language

92.76% of Spokane County, Washington residents speak only English, while 7.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.48% of the population.

Spokane County, Washington Language

Spokane County, Washington Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White434,62548,41211.14%
Multiple39,4966,35116.08%
Hispanic33,0365,51216.68%
Black9,6611,85519.2%
Other8,4641,84021.74%
Asian11,5491,56013.51%
Native5,2191,36126.08%
Islander3,2901,15435.08%

12.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.31%

Male Poverty Rate

13.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Spokane County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Spokane County, Washington is Islander, with 35.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Spokane County, Washington is White, with 11.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.45%.

Spokane County, Washington Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.14%
High School13.81%
Some College10.97%
Bachelors or Greater4.31%

Spokane County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed37.42%
Male Unemployed33.34%
Female Employed6.82%
Male Employed4.63%

Spokane County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Spokane County, Washington Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$70,394$93,640
Families$89,846$113,657
Married Families$105,125$129,562
Non Families$41,349$56,088

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Spokane County, Washington Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Spokane County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Spokane County, Washington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Spokane County, Washington Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Spokane County, Washington Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

43,264

Number of Veterans

38,190

Male Veterans

5,074

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam15,216
First Gulf War11,964
Second Gulf War10,044
Korea1,928
World War II446

Spokane County, Washington Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5411,475
65 to 7410,739
75+9,146
55 to 648,005
18 to 343,899

Spokane County, Washington Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White39,79310.97%
Hispanic1,4876.5%
2+ Races1,4215.77%
Black84211.22%
Other Race4095.44%
Native American3778.44%
Asian3333.51%
Islander894.05%

Spokane County, Washington Veterans by Race

Spokane County, Washington Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Spokane County, Washington Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Spokane County, Washington Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Spokane County, Washington Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Spokane County, Washington Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

54.18%

Born in Spokane County, Washington

94.79%

Native Born

5.21%

Foreign Born

2.16%

Non Citizen

3.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.79% of Spokane County, Washington residents were born in the United States, with 54.18% having been born in Washington. 2.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Spokane County, Washington Place of Birth

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