Spokane Valley, WA

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Living in Spokane Valley

Spokane Valley is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 102,976 people and 26 constituent neighborhoods, Spokane Valley is the ninth largest community in Washington.

Unlike some cities, Spokane Valley isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Spokane Valley are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Spokane Valley is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Spokane Valley who work in office and administrative support (12.74%), sales jobs (10.78%), and management occupations (8.10%).

Also of interest is that Spokane Valley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The citizens of Spokane Valley are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.64% of adults in Spokane Valley having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Spokane Valley in 2018 was $29,816, which is middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $119,264 for a family of four. However, Spokane Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Spokane Valley is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Spokane Valley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Spokane Valley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Spokane Valley include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Spokane Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.