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 Q2 2019. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Spokane Valley Housing Market Information

With a population of 97,847, 39,134 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $247,302, 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 60.31% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Spokane Valley include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 23.45%), row houses and other attached homes ( 5.94%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 5.80%).

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 59.08% owning and 40.92% 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 ( 25.74%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 16.61%). There's also some housing in Spokane Valley built before 1939 ( 6.06%).

Spokane Valley Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Spokane Valley have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 32.29%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Spokane Valley house appreciation rate of 2.84%.

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 7.27%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 91.73% 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 2.17%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.97%.

Importantly, this makes Spokane Valley one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and 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 80% 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
> $1,381,000 0.5
$1,035,001 - $1,381,000 0.4
$690,001 - $1,035,000 1.1
$552,001 - $690,000 2.1
$414,001 - $552,000 7.1
$276,001 - $414,000 26.2
$138,001 - $276,000 50.5
$69,001 - $138,000 7.0
$0 - $69,000 5.1

Low for WA
High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
27.392700729927 67.1378091872791

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Spokane Valley Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2019 Q1 - 2019 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2018 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2017 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2014 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2009 Q2 - 2019 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2019 Q2
108.60% 3.84%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,172 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 59.08
Renters 40.92
Vacant 5.31

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Spokane Valley HOMES
2000 or Newer 16.6
1970 - 1999 51.6
1940 - 1969 25.7
1939 or Older 6.1

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Spokane Valley HOMES
Single-Family 60.3
Townhomes 5.9
Small Apt. Buildings 4.4
Apt. Complexes 23.5
Mobile Homes 5.8
Other 0.1

Home Size

SIZE OF Spokane Valley HOMES
No Bedroom 1.53
1 Bedroom 10.03
2 Bedrooms 29.49
3 Bedrooms 32.88
4 Bedrooms 19.04
5 or more bedrooms 7.03