Life In Spokane

Spokane Demographics

The greater Spokane area has a population of half a million people with an engaged active community and a friendly atmosphere. The city has a relatively low cost of living and affordable housing. Best of all, it is surrounded by the natural beauty abundant in the Northwest.


Population of Spokane County


Median Home Value


Median Income 

21.4 Minutes

Average Travel Time To Work

Hiking In Spokane
Spokane Washington River
Live Music In Spokane
Skiing In Spokane

Activities In Spokane

Spokane has it all – great restaurants, shopping, music and other live entertainment, plus outstanding outdoor recreation like hiking, biking, camping, boating and skiing.

Hiking Around Spokane

Outdoor Recreation

Also check VISIT SPOKANE for golfing, fishing, rafting and kayaking, swimming, rock climbing, horseback riding, river cruises and more.

Concerts near Spokane

Photo by Daniel from Calgary, Canada – The Gorge Amphitheatre

Mountain Biker
Concert in Spokane
Park in Spokane
Silverwood Theme Park

Spokane Medical Community

Spokane is the largest medical services hub between Seattle and Minneapolis, and Salt Lake City to Calgary. It attracts patients from Montana, Idaho, Oregon, and Canada in addition to Eastern Washington. There are five major hospitals and more than 1,100 health-related businesses comprising about 18 percent of the Spokane metro area economy. Spokane is home to two medical schools – University of Washington Spokane campus and Washington State University Spokane – each training 60 students/year. It is also a growing center for medical research and the development of health related products and technology.

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