Census 2010: Washington › Spokane County

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(Mapping 100 largest census tracts, by 2010 population.)

Spokane County

Square miles: 1,780.7 Population per sq. mile: 267.2

  • 2010 population: 471,221
  • 2000 population: 417,939
  • Total change: 53,282 (12.7%)

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2010 population by race/ethnicity

Diversity Index: 25.4%
The USA TODAY Diversity Index represents the probability that two people from this area will have different ethnic backgrounds. A higher number reflects a more ethnically diverse population.

Age breakdown Median: 36.8 years old

Spokane County population

Race/ethnicity2010 population2010 percentage2000 population2000 percentage2000-2010 change
White420,27589.2%381,93491.4%10.0%
Black8,0561.7%6,6591.6%21.0%
American Indian/Alaska Native7,2951.5%5,8471.4%24.8%
Asian9,9572.1%7,8701.9%26.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander1,9020.4%6660.2%185.6%
Other race5,8801.2%3,4100.8%72.4%
Two or more races17,8563.8%11,5532.8%54.6%
Total471,221100%417,939100%12.7%
*Hispanic origin21,2604.5%11,5612.8%83.9%

*Residents of Hispanic origin can be of any race.

Ages 0-17

Population: 110,000 (23.2%)

Diversity Index: 41.3%

Ages 18+

Population: 361,719 (76.8%)

Diversity Index: 23.2%

Race/ethnicityAges 0-17% of 0-17 totalAges 18+% of 18+ total
White91,40083.1%328,83990.9%
Black2,1902.0%5,8671.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native2,1602.0%5,1401.4%
Asian2,1702.0%7,7842.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander7000.6%1,2020.3%
Other race1,8901.7%3,9871.1%
Two or more races8,9608.2%8,9002.5%
Total110,000100%361,719100%
*Hispanic origin8,1807.4%13,0803.6%

*Residents of Hispanic origin can be of any race.

Gender
Male2010
Population232,696 (49.4%)
Median age35.6
Female2010
Population238,525 (50.6%)
Median age38.1
Age breakdown by gender
AgePopulation% of totalMale% of male totalFemale% of female total
Under 1060,00012.7%30,80013.2%29,10012.2%
10 to 19 years65,20013.8%33,10014.2%32,10013.5%
20 to 29 years71,40015.2%36,20015.6%35,20014.8%
30 to 39 years57,20012.1%29,10012.5%28,10011.8%
40 to 49 years63,10013.4%31,30013.5%31,80013.3%
50 to 59 years66,40014.1%32,60014.0%33,90014.2%
60 to 69 years45,6009.7%22,0009.4%23,5009.8%
70 to 79 years24,2005.1%11,0004.7%13,2005.5%
80 and older18,0003.8%6,5202.8%11,5004.8%
Total471,221100%232,696100%238,525100%

*Residents of Hispanic origin can be of any race.

Housing Units
Owner-occupied2010
Population309,145
Avg. household size2.6
Renter-occupied2010
Population147,384
Avg. household size2.2
Vacancies
Vacancy Rate2010
Owner-occupied properties2.1%
Renter-occupied properties8.3%
Overall vacancy rate7.1%
Housing Units2010% of total
Occupied187,16792.9%
Vacant14,267 7.1%
For rent6,0473.0%
Rented, but unoccupied2670.1%
For sale2,5621.3%
Sold, but unoccupied4620.2%
Seasonal use only1,6840.8%
Other vacant units3,2451.6%
Total201,434100%
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Credits: Ryan Pitts, Mike Tigas Special thanks: USA Today Census team