Spokane, WA Population

Population: 195,629. Estimated population in July 2020: 196,818 (+0.6% change)
Males: 94,267 (48.2%), Females: 101,362 (51.8%)

Spokane County

Zip codes: 99201, 99202, 99203, 99204, 99205, 99206, 99207, 99208, 99212, 99216, 99217, 99218, 99223, 99224.

Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $32,273
Median house value: $97,000

Races in Spokane:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.9%)
  • Two or more races (3.4%)
  • American Indian (3.0%)
  • Hispanic (3.0%)
  • Black (2.1%)
  • Other race (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (22.9%), Irish (13.8%), English (12.1%), Norwegian (6.1%), United States (5.3%), French (4.3%).

Elevation: 2000 feet

Land area: 57.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Spokane

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spokane city

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

5.7% Foreign born (2.7% Europe, 1.8% Asia, 0.7% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +16,742 (+9.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Spokane:

  • DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTER (W 800 FIFTH AVENUE/PO BOX 248)
  • HOLY FAMILY HOSPITAL (N 5633 LIDGERWOOD)
  • SACRED HEART MEDICAL CENTER (WEST 101 8TH AVE/PO BOX 2555)
  • ST LUKE’S REHABILITATION INSTITUTE (711 SOUTH COWLEY)
  • VALLEY HOSPITAL & MEDICAL CENTER (12606 EAST MISSION AVENUE)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Spokane:

  • SPOKANE INTL (about 10 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Abbreviation: GEG)
  • FAIRCHILD AFB (about 18 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Abbreviation: SKA)
  • COEUR D’ALENE AIR TERM (about 42 miles; COEUR D’ALENE, ID; Abbreviation: COE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Spokane:

  • FELTS FIELD (about 7 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Abbreviation: SFF)
  • MEAD FLYING SERVICE (about 9 miles; MEAD, WA; Abbreviation: 70S)
  • DEER PARK (about 20 miles; DEER PARK, WA; Abbreviation: DEW)
Amtrak station:
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 in Spokane:

  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 6,284; Location: 3410 W FORT GEO WRIGHT DR; Public; Website: www.sfcc.spokane.cc.wa.us)
  • SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 5,564; Location: 1810 NORTH GREENE STREET; Public; Website: www.scc.spokane.cc.wa.us)
  • GONZAGA UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 3,860; Location: E 502 BOONE AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.gonzaga.edu; Offers Doctor’s degree)
  • WHITWORTH COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,849; Location: 300 W HAWTHORNE RD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.whitworth.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • ITT TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 390; Location: N 1050 ARGONNE RD; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.ITT-TECH.EDU)
  • INTERFACE COMPUTER SCHOOL (Full-time enrollment: 192; Location: N 9921 NEVADA; Private, for-profit; Website: www.Interface-net.com)
  • GLEN DOW ACADEMY OF HAIR DESIGN (Full-time enrollment: 76; Location: W 309 RIVERSIDE AVE; Private, for-profit; Website: glen-dow.uswestdex.com)
  • INLAND NORTHWEST HVAC TRAINING (Full-time enrollment: 49; Location: 811 E SPRAGUE STE 6; Private, not-for-profit; Website: INWHVAC.ORG)
  • TOTAL COSMETOLOGY TRAINING CENTER (Location: 5303 N MARKET STREET; Private, for-profit)
  • HOLY FAMILY HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF RADIOLOGIC TECHN (Location: 5633 N LIDGERWOOD ST; Private, not-for-profit)
  • PRUDENTIAL CRANE REALTY REAL ESTATE SCHOOL (Location: E 12213 BROADWAY; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Spokane:

  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; CHENEY, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,852)
  • NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE (about 44 miles; COEUR D’ALENE, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,988)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; PULLMAN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 18,110)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 77 miles; MOSCOW, ID; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)
  • LEWIS-CLARK STATE COLLEGE (about 94 miles; LEWISTON, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,213)
  • WALLA WALLA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 128 miles; WALLA WALLA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,812)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 152 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
Biggest public high schools in Spokane:

  • LEWIS & CLARK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,992; Location: 521 W 4TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • FERRIS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,821; Location: 3020 E 37TH AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • UNIVERSITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,788; Location: 12420 E. 32ND AVE.; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ROGERS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,758; Location: 1622 E WELLESLEY AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • SHADLE PARK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,674; Location: 4327 N ASH ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • MEAD SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,551; Location: 302 W HASTINGS RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • NORTH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,480; Location: 1600 N HOWARD ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WEST VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 819; Location: 8301 E BUCKEYE; Grades: 08 – 12)
  • CBE ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS (Students: 528; Location: 123 S BOWDISH; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • HAVERMALE ALTERNATIVE SCH (Students: 498; Location: 1300 W KNOX AVE; Grades: 08 – 12)
Private high schools in Spokane:

  • GONZAGA PREP SCHOOL (Students: 976; Location: E 1224 EUCLID AVE; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • NORTHWEST CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS (Students: 562; Location: 1412 WEST CENTRAL AVENUE; Grades: KG – 12)
  • VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 481; Location: S 2303 BOWDISH RD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • SAINT GEORGES SCHOOL (Students: 317; Location: 2929 W WAIKIKI RD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • ST. MICHAEL’S ACADEMY (Students: 125; Location: 8500 N ST MICHAELS RD; Grades: KG – 12)
  • OUR LADY OF ROSARY ACADEMY (Students: 41; Location: 2723 E GORDON AVENUE; Grades: 1 – 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Spokane:

  • SACAJAWEA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 976; Location: 401 E 33RD AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • CHASE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 889; Location: 4747 E 37TH AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • GLOVER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 888; Location: 2404 W LONGFELLOW AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • SALK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 805; Location: 6411 N ALBERTA ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • NORTHWOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 773; Location: 13120 N PITTSBURG; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • SHAW MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 757; Location: 4106 N COOK ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • GARRY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 657; Location: 725 E JOSEPH AVE; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • EVERGREEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 624; Location: 215 W EDDY; Grades: KG – 06)
  • WILLARD ELEMENTARY (Students: 621; Location: 500 W LONGFELLOW AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • BRENTWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 609; Location: 406 W REGINA AVE; Grades: KG – 06)
Biggest private primary/middle schools in Spokane:

  • CATALDO CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 387; Location: W 455 WEST 18TH AVENUE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ALL SAINTS SCHOOL (Students: 377; Location: 1428 E 33RD AVE; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST ALOYSIUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 340; Location: 611 E MISSION AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ASSUMPTION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 311; Location: 3618 W INDIAN TRAIL RD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST CHARLES PARISH SCHOOL (Students: 292; Location: 4515 NORTH ALBERTA ST; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST. THOMAS MORE (Students: 263; Location: W. 515 ST. THOMAS MORE WAY; Grades: KG – 8)
  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 14601 E 4TH AVE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • ST JOHN VIANNEY SCHOOL (Students: 234; Location: 501 N WALNUT ROAD; Grades: PK – 8)
  • SAINT PATRICK SCHOOL (Students: 208; Location: 2706 EAST QUEEN AVENUE; Grades: PK – 8)
  • TRINITY CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 200; Location: 1306 WEST MONTGOMERY AVE; Grades: PK – 8)

Libraries

Libraries in Spokane:

  • SPOKANE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $7,520,245; Location: 906 W. MAIN AVE.; 607,330 books; 37,168 audio materials; 18,317 video materials; 1,143 serial subscriptions)
  • SPOKANE COUNTY (Operating income: $6,030,361; Location: 4322 N ARGONNE RD; 412,898 books; 21,519 audio materials; 16,817 video materials; 1,328 serial subscriptions)