Spokane Valley is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 94,919 people and 24 constituent neighborhoods, Spokane Valley is the tenth 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 (15.78%), sales jobs (14.68%), and management occupations (7.54%).
The education level of Spokane Valley citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.93% of adults 25 and older in Spokane Valley have a college degree.
The per capita income in Spokane Valley in 2010 was $23,892, which is middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,568 for a family of four. However, Spokane Valley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Irish, English, Norwegian, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Spokane Valley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.