Spokane Community Indicators
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All Indicators at a Glance

People | Culture & Recreation | Economic Vitality | Education | Environment | Health | Housing | Public Safety | Transportation | Priority Spokane

People   return to top

Population & Age

0.1.1 Total Population & Annual Growth Rate 0.1.2 Median Age of the Population 0.1.3 Population by Age Groups 0.1.4 Veteran Population

Migration & Immigration

0.2.1 Residual Net Migration 0.2.2 Foreign-Born Population 0.2.3 Non-White Population as Share of Total 0.2.4 Non-White Population by Race 0.2.5 Non-English Speaking Population

In The Home

0.3.1 Average Household Size 0.3.2 Marital Status of Males 0.3.3 Marital Status of Females 0.3.4 Single Parent Families 0.3.5 Share of Households with Internet Connection 0.3.6 Share of Internet Connection by Type

Civic Involvement

0.4.1 Registered Voters 0.4.2 Voter Participation Rate

Culture & Recreation   return to top


1.1.1 Arts-Related Businesses

Recreation & Tourism

1.2.1 Local Govt. Expenditures on Parks & Rec 1.2.2 Miles of Paved Bike Trails 1.2.3 Inland Northwest Ski Resort Visits 1.2.4 Direct Travel & Tourism Spending 1.2.5 Lodging Tax Redistributions

Community Involvement

1.3.1 Attendance at Public Facilities 1.3.2 Annual Spokane Convention Goers

Economic Vitality   return to top


2.1.1 Per Capita Personal Income 2.1.2 Median Household Income 2.1.3 Income Distribution 2.1.4 Overall Average Annual Wage 2.1.5 Avg. Annual Wage in Top-4 Employing Sectors 2.1.6 Self-Sufficiency Wage

Economic Activity

2.2.1 Metro GDP by Major Sector & GDP per Capita 2.2.2 Total Value of Merchandise Exports 2.2.3 Annual Taxable Retail Sales 2.2.4 Growth in Spokane's Aerospace Cluster 2.2.5 Market Value of Area's Public Firms 2.2.6 Share of Employment by Firm Size 2.2.7 Number of Firms & Annual Growth Rate 2.2.8 Funded Research at Higher Education 2.2.9 Wages Earned in Higher Education 2.2.10 Wages in the Top-5 Paying Sectors 2.2.11 Patents Awarded Per 100,000 Residents 2.2.12 Cost of Living Index

Real Estate

2.3.1 Assessed Value of Total Taxable Property 2.3.2 Total Value of Building Permits 2.3.3 Residential Building Permits

Labor Force

2.4.1 Share of Jobs by Earnings Range 2.4.2 Civilian Labor Force & Participation Rate 2.4.3 Total Persons Employed & Unemployment Rate 2.4.4 Net Jobs Created 2.4.5 Employment Shares in Top-5 Sectors 2.4.6 Employment Shares by Occupation 2.4.7 Share of Employment by Age Group 2.4.8 Share of Jobs by Educational Attainment 2.4.9 Share of Employment in Higher Education


2.5.1 Total Population Living in Poverty 2.5.2 Youth Population Living in Poverty 2.5.3 K-12 Free/Reduced Price Lunch Program

Education   return to top

Early Learning

3.1.1 Total and Share of ECEAP Enrollment 3.1.2 Kindergarten Readiness


3.2.1 Number of FTE Students per FTE Teachers 3.2.2 Dropout Rate: 9th & 10th Grades 3.2.3 Dropout Rate: 11th & 12th Grades 3.2.4 Alternative High School Enrollment 3.2.5 Public HS On-Time Graduation Rate 3.2.6 Public HS Extended Graduation Rate 3.2.7 Average SAT Scores 3.2.8 Students Enrolled in Running Start 3.2.9 Expenditures per Full-Time Student 3.2.10 Levy Revenue per FTE Pupil & Share of TPI

K-12 State Testing

3.3.1 State Testing: Math 3.3.2 State Testing: English Language Arts 3.3.3 State Testing: Science

Higher Education

3.4.1 Population 18+ Enrolled 3.4.2 1st-Year Post High School Enrollment 3.4.3 GEDS Awarded by Community Colleges 3.4.4 Workforce Training at Community Colleges 3.4.5 Transfer Enrollment at Community Colleges 3.4.6 Retention Rates at Local Universities 3.4.7 Regional Graduation Rates 3.4.8 Total Degrees Awarded by Level 3.4.9 Two-Year STEM Degrees Awarded 3.4.10 Four-Year STEM Degrees

Educational Attainment

3.5.1 Population with a High School Diploma 3.5.2 Population with an Associate's Degree 3.5.3 Population with a BA or Graduate Degree

Environment   return to top

Air & Water Quality

4.1.1 Air Quality Days 4.1.2 Number of Carbon Monoxide Exceedances 4.1.3 Lowest Annual River Flow 4.1.4 Overall Water Quality Index: Spokane River 4.1.5 Water Quality: Little Spokane & Latah Creek 4.1.6 Dissolved Oxygen Water Quality Index 4.1.7 Phosphorus Content Water Quality Index 4.1.8 Heavy Metal Exceedances: Spokane River 4.1.9 Daily Phosphorus Discharge: Spokane River 4.1.10 PCB Concentration: Type of Fish & Location 4.1.11 Wet Weather CSO Overflow Events 4.1.12 Dry Weather CSO Events

Land Use

4.2.1 Population Density 4.2.2 Acreage of Urban Growth Area 4.2.3 Acreage of Natural Resource Land 4.2.4 Acreage of Rural Conservation Land 4.2.5 Acreage of Protected Conservation Land 4.2.6 Amount of Street and Park Trees

Public Works

4.3.1 Water Production & Losses to Leakage 4.3.2 Water Consumption per Capita 4.3.3 Spokane City Drinking Water Exceedance 4.3.4 Share of Renewable Energy Production 4.3.5 Annual Electricity Production 4.3.6 Recycled Solid Waste: Total & Share

Local Wildlife

4.4.1 Christmas Bird Count 4.4.2 Fish Abundance Estimates, Spokane River

Health   return to top

Vital Statistics

5.1.1 Life Expectancy at Birth 5.1.2 Deaths by Leading Causes 5.1.3 Hospitalizations by Four Leading Causes 5.1.4 Share of Avoidable Hospital Admissions 5.1.5 Low Birth Weights 5.1.6 Pre-Term Births 5.1.7 First-Trimester Prenatal Care 5.1.8 Maternal Alcohol Use 5.1.9 Food Insecurity

Youth Rates

5.2.1 Overweight & Obesity 5.2.2 Physical Activity Level 5.2.3 Youth Cigarette Use 5.2.4 Youth Alcohol Use 5.2.5 Youth Marijuana Use 5.2.6 Youth Hopelessness 5.2.7 Teen Birth Rate 5.2.8 Student Suspension and Expulsion

Adult Rates

5.3.1 Share of Adults by Weight Category 5.3.2 Physical Activity Level 5.3.3 Share of Adults with Healthy Diets 5.3.4 Adults Reporting Poor Mental Health 5.3.5 Adults Visiting a Dentist

Access to Care

5.4.1 Adults with Personal Healthcare Providers 5.4.2 Uninsured Population 5.4.3 Uninsured Population by Age Group 5.4.4 Uninsured Population by Poverty Level 5.4.5 Local Govt. Expenditures on Public Health 5.4.6 Local Govt. Expenditures on Mental Health

Housing   return to top

Owner Occupied

6.1.1 Homeownership Rates 6.1.2 Homeownership Rates by Income 6.1.3 Homeownership Rates by Race 6.1.4 Homeowners Paying 30%+ of Income on Housing 6.1.5 First Time Buyers Affordability Index 6.1.6 All Buyers Affordability Index 6.1.7 Median Home Resale Value 6.1.8 Mortgage Denials by Race 6.1.9 Shares of Housing Stock by Type

Renting Households

6.2.1 Renters Spending 30%+ of Income on Rent 6.2.2 Apartment Rent as a % of Entry Wage 6.2.3 Rental Vacancy Rate 6.2.4 Apartment Vacancy Rates - One Bedroom 6.2.5 Apartment Vacancy Rates - Two Bedroom


6.3.1 Point-In-Time Count of Homeless Persons 6.3.2 Homeless Youth Under 18 6.3.3 Homeless Families with Children

Public Safety   return to top

Crime Rates

7.1.1 Property Crimes: Total & Rate 7.1.2 Violent Crimes: Total & Rate 7.1.3 Violent Crimes Involving a Firearm 7.1.4 Overall Arrests for Drug Violations 7.1.5 Overall Adult Arrests: Total & Rate 7.1.6 Criminal Cases Resulting in a Conviction 7.1.7 Recidivism: Original Crime and 3-Year Rates 7.1.8 Share of Arrests by Race 7.1.9 Adult Incarceration Rates by Race

Youth Rates

7.2.1 Participation in School Activities 7.2.2 Youth Deaths by Type 7.2.3 Youth Suicides & Suicide Attempts 7.2.4 Child Abuse / Neglect: Total & Rate 7.2.5 Youths in Gangs 7.2.6 Overall Youth Arrests: Total & Rate 7.2.8 Youth Arrests for Property Crimes 7.2.9 Youth Arrests for Violent Crimes 7.2.10 Juveniles in Detention Alternatives 7.2.11 Youth Diversions


7.3.1 Law Enforcement Officers per 1,000 Residents 7.3.2 Fire and EMS Incidents 7.3.3 Local Govt. Expenditures on Law Enforcement 7.3.4 Local Govt. Expenditures on Fire & EMS

Transportation   return to top

Personal Auto

8.1.1 Total Commuters & Average Time of Commute 8.1.2 Average Daily Vehicle Miles Traveled 8.1.3 Average Annual Traveler Delay 8.1.4 Local Govt. Expenditures on Roads


8.2.1 Alternative Modes of Commuter Transportation 8.2.2 Spokane Transit Authority Ridership 8.2.3 Funding for Spokane Transit Authority

Airport Activities

8.3.1 Spokane Airport: Total Enplanements 8.3.2 Spokane Airport: Tons of Cargo

Priority Spokane   return to top

Unique Indicators

9.1.1 Students At Risk of Academic Failure 9.1.2 Chronic Absenteeism 9.1.3 Mental Health & Substance Use 9.1.4 Negative Home Environment 9.1.5 Homeless Students 9.1.6 Inter-School Mobility 9.1.7 Maternal Education

Shared Indicators

3.2.2 Dropout Rate: 9th & 10th Grades 3.2.3 Dropout Rate: 11th & 12th Grades 3.2.5 Public HS On-Time Graduation Rate 3.2.6 Public HS Extended Graduation Rate 3.3.1 State Testing: Math 3.3.2 State Testing: English Language Arts 5.2.6 Youth Hopelessness