Airway Heights, WA Population

Population: 4,500. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,647 (+3.3% change)
Males: 3,261 (72.5%), Females: 1,239 (27.5%)

Spokane County

Zip code: 99001

Median resident age: 33.8 years
Median household income: $29,829
Median house value: $93,900

Races in Airway Heights:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.6%)
  • Black (10.5%)
  • Hispanic (9.9%)
  • American Indian (4.4%)
  • Two or more races (3.1%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Korean (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (13.4%), Irish (9.5%), United States (3.8%), English (3.6%), Italian (2.8%), Norwegian (2.4%).

Elevation: 2370 feet

Land area: 4.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Airway Heights

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 31.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Airway Heights city

  • Never married: 10.1%
  • Now married: 72.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

7.2% Foreign born (3.3% Asia, 2.0% Europe, 1.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,534 (+128.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Airway Heights:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Airway Heights:

  • SPOKANE INTL (about 5 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Abbreviation: GEG)
  • FAIRCHILD AFB (about 6 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Abbreviation: SKA)
  • COEUR D’ALENE AIR TERM (about 54 miles; COEUR D’ALENE, ID; Abbreviation: COE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Airway Heights:

  • FELTS FIELD (about 19 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Abbreviation: SFF)
  • MEAD FLYING SERVICE (about 19 miles; MEAD, WA; Abbreviation: 70S)
  • CROSS WINDS (about 23 miles; CLAYTON, WA; Abbreviation: C72)
Amtrak station near Airway Heights:

  • 13 miles: SPOKANE (W. 221 1ST AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Airway Heights:

  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,284)
  • GONZAGA UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,860)
  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; CHENEY, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,852)
  • SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,564)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; PULLMAN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 18,110)
  • NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE (about 57 miles; COEUR D’ALENE, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,988)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 84 miles; MOSCOW, ID; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)
Public primary/middle school in Airway Heights:

  • SUNSET ELEMENTARY (Students: 319; Location: 12824 W 12TH ST.; Grades: PK – 05)