Spokane Valley WA

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Spokane Valley, WA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Spokane Valley Housing Market Information

With 101,060 people, 40,129 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $274,455, Spokane Valley real estate prices are well above average cost compared to national prices.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Spokane Valley, accounting for 59.36% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Spokane Valley include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 24.88%), mobile homes or trailers ( 5.49%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 5.40%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Spokane Valley are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 57.67% owning and 42.33% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Spokane Valley built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Spokane Valley built between 1940-1969 ( 25.54%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 18.42%). There's also some housing in Spokane Valley built before 1939 ( 6.04%).

Spokane Valley Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Spokane Valley has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Spokane Valley real estate appreciated 54.92% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 4.47%, putting Spokane Valley in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Spokane Valley definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Spokane Valley that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Spokane Valley real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Spokane Valley appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.42%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 90.79% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Spokane Valley. Spokane Valley appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 2.75%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 11.45%.

Importantly, NeighborhoodScout’s exclusive research found that Spokane Valley's housing market shows one of the <a href="/blog/highest-appreciating-cities">top real estate appreciation rates in the U.S.A.</a> in the latest quarter, which may signal the city’s near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Washington, our data show that Spokane Valley's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Washington.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Spokane Valley differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Spokane Valley - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Spokane Valley real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Spokane Valley, WA HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,418,000 0.6
$1,063,001 - $1,418,000 0.4
$708,001 - $1,063,000 1.6
$567,001 - $708,000 2.9
$425,001 - $567,000 8.2
$284,001 - $425,000 30.8
$141,001 - $284,000 44.3
$71,001 - $141,000 6.0
$0 - $71,000 5.2

Low for WA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
25.5065693430657 65.3710247349823

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Spokane Valley Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q2 - 2020 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2019 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2018 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2010 Q3 - 2020 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2020 Q3
131.30% 4.12%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,274 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 57.67
Renters 42.33
Vacant 5.18

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Spokane Valley HOMES
2000 or Newer 18.4
1970 - 1999 50.0
1940 - 1969 25.5
1939 or Older 6.0

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Spokane Valley HOMES
Single-Family 59.4
Townhomes 5.4
Small Apt. Buildings 4.7
Apt. Complexes 24.9
Mobile Homes 5.5
Other 0.1

Home Size

SIZE OF Spokane Valley HOMES
No Bedroom 1.52
1 Bedroom 10.64
2 Bedrooms 30.00
3 Bedrooms 31.91
4 Bedrooms 19.52
5 or more bedrooms 6.40