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All Indicators at a Glance

People   return to top

Population & Age

0.1.1 Total Population & Annual Growth Rate 0.1.2 Median Age of the Population 0.1.3 Population by Age Groups 0.1.4 Veteran Population

Migration & Immigration

0.2.1 Residual Net Migration 0.2.2 Foreign-Born Population 0.2.3 POC Population as Share of Total 0.2.4 People of Color Population by Race 0.2.5 Non-English Speaking Population

In The Home

0.3.1 Average Household Size 0.3.2 Marital Status of Males 0.3.3 Marital Status of Females 0.3.4 Single Parent Families 0.3.5 Share of Households with Internet Connection 0.3.6 Share of Internet Connection by Type

Civic Involvement

0.4.1 Registered Voters 0.4.2 Voter Participation Rate

Quality of Life

0.5.1 Overall Quality of Life

Culture & Recreation   return to top


1.1.1 Arts-Related Businesses

Recreation & Tourism

1.2.1 Local Govt. Expenditures on Parks & Rec 1.2.2 Miles of Paved Bike Trails 1.2.3 Direct Travel & Tourism Spending 1.2.4 Accommodation Retail Sales

Community Involvement

1.3.1 Attendance at Public Facilities

Economic Vitality   return to top


2.1.1 Median Household Income 2.1.2 Per Capita Personal Income 2.1.3 Income Distribution 2.1.4 Overall Average Annual Wage 2.1.5 Avg. Annual Wage in Top-5 Employing Sectors

Economic Activity

2.2.1 GDP Per Capita 2.2.2 GDP by Major Sectors 2.2.3 Total Value of Merchandise Exports 2.2.4 Annual Taxable Retail Sales 2.2.5 Quarterly Taxable Retail Sales 2.2.6 Retail Sales per Capita 2.2.7 Cost of Living Index 2.2.8 Net Firms Created 2.2.10 Tax Revenue Per Capita

Real Estate

2.3.1 Assessed Value of Total Taxable Property 2.3.2 Value of New Construction 2.3.3 Residential Building Permits 2.3.4 Multi-Family Residential Building Permits 2.3.5 Quarterly Residential Building Permits

Labor Force

2.4.1 Total Employed & Unemployment Rate 2.4.2 Civilian Labor Force & Participation Rate 2.4.3 Employment Shares in Top-5 Sectors 2.4.4 Employment Shares by Occupation 2.4.5 Share of Employment by Age Group 2.4.6 Net Jobs Created 2.4.7 Share of Jobs by Earnings Range 2.4.8 Share of Jobs by Educational Attainment


2.5.1 Total Population Living in Poverty 2.5.2 Youth Living in Poverty 2.5.3 Seniors Living in Poverty 2.5.4 ALICE Household Survival Budget 2.5.5 K-12 Free/Reduced Price Lunch Program 2.5.6 USDA Supplemental Nutrition Program 2.5.7 Children Receiving TANF Benefits

Education   return to top

Early Learning

3.1.1 Early Education Enrollment 3.1.2 Kindergarten Readiness


3.2.1 Number of FTE Students per FTE Teachers 3.2.2 Students in Special Education 3.2.3 English Language Learners: Total & Share 3.2.4 Alternate Instruction High School Enrollment 3.2.5 Dual Credit Course Enrollment 3.2.6 Students with Low Commitment to School 3.2.7 Suspensions of Students with Disabilities 3.2.8 Student Suspension or Expulsion 3.2.9 Student Attendance

K-12 Student Outcomes

3.3.1 Dropout Rate: 9th & 10th Grades 3.3.2 Dropout Rate: 11th & 12th Grades 3.3.3 Public HS On-Time Graduation Rate 3.3.4 Public HS Extended Graduation Rate 3.3.5 Graduation Rates: Low Income & Homeless 3.3.6 Graduation Rates: Students of Color

K-12 Funding

3.4.1 Expenditures per Full-Time Student 3.4.2 Levy Revenue per FTE Pupil & Share of TPI

Higher Education

3.5.1 1st-Year Post High School Enrollment 3.5.2 Population 18+ Enrolled 3.5.3 Students Completing FAFSA 3.5.4 Workforce Training at Community Colleges 3.5.5 Retention Rates at Local Universities 3.5.6 Regional Graduation Rates 3.5.7 STEM Degrees Granted

Educational Attainment

3.6.1 Population with a High School Diploma 3.6.2 Population with an Associate's Degree 3.6.3 Population with a BA or Graduate Degree

Environment   return to top

Air & Water Quality

4.1.1 Air Quality Days 4.1.2 Water Quality: Spokane River 4.1.3 Water Quality: Little Spokane & Hangma Creek 4.1.4 Water Temperature Index 4.1.5 Dry Weather CSO Events 4.1.6 Wet Weather CSO Overflow Events 4.1.7 PM 2.5 Concentration


4.2.1 Average and Maximum Annual Air Temperature 4.2.2 Green House Gas Emissions 4.2.3 Annual Aquifer Levels & Water Consumption 4.2.4 Quarterly Aquifer Levels and Water Quality 4.2.5 Lowest Annual River Flow 4.2.6 Number of Weeks in Drought 4.2.7 Snowpack at Mt Spokane 4.2.8 Acres Burned in Wildfires

Land Use

4.3.1 Population Density 4.3.3 Acreage of Protected Conservation Land

Public Works & Energy

4.4.1 Water Consumption per Capita 4.4.2 Electricity Consumption by Type 4.4.3 Renewable Energy Consumption 4.4.4 Municipal Solid Waste: Total & Per Capita 4.4.5 Recycled Solid Waste: Total & Share

Local Wildlife

4.5.1 Fish Abundance Estimates, Spokane River 4.5.2 Christmas Bird Count

Health   return to top

Vital Statistics

5.1.1 Deaths by Leading Causes 5.1.2 Hospitalizations by Four Leading Causes 5.1.3 Hospital Readmissions 5.1.4 Share of Avoidable Hospital Admissions 5.1.5 Top 3 Chronic Diseases Rate 5.1.6 Vaccine Preventable Diseases 5.1.7 Opioid-Related Deaths 5.1.8 Opioid Prescriptions Rate 5.1.9 Suicide Rate 5.1.10 Food Insecurity 5.1.11 Life Expectancy at Birth

Youth Rates

5.2.1 Overweight & Obesity 5.2.2 Youth Reporting Abuse by an Adult 5.2.3 Youth Hopelessness 5.2.4 Mental Health or Substance Use 5.2.5 Youths Considering Suicide 5.2.6 Youth Deaths by Type 5.2.7 Tobacco & E-cig Use

Adult Rates

5.3.1 Adult Diabetes Rate 5.3.2 Adults Reporting Poor Mental Health

Access to Care

5.4.1 Uninsured Population 5.4.2 Uninsured Population by Age Group 5.4.3 Uninsured Population by Poverty Level 5.4.4 Medicaid Insured Persons 5.4.5 Dentists Billing Medicaid 5.4.6 Local Govt. Expenditures on Mental Health

Housing   return to top

Owner Occupied

6.1.1 Homeownership Rate 6.1.2 Homeownership Rates by Income 6.1.3 Homeownership Rates by Race 6.1.4 Homeowners Paying 30%+ of Income on Shelter 6.1.5 Homeowners Paying 50%+ of Income on Shelter

Renting Households

6.2.1 Rental Vacancy Rate 6.2.2 Renters Paying 30%+ of Income on Shelter 6.2.3 Renters Paying 50%+ of Income on Shelter 6.2.4 Income Required for Fair Market Rent 6.2.5 Housing Wage Gap

Housing Market

6.3.1 Median Home Resale Price 6.3.2 All Buyers Affordability Index 6.3.3 Housing Supply by Price Level 6.3.4 Foreclosure Rates 6.3.5 Mortgage Denials by Race


6.4.1 Homeless Students 6.4.2 Homeless Youth Under 18 6.4.3 Homeless Families with Children 6.4.4 Homeless Persons by Race 6.4.5 One-Day Homeless Count

Public Safety   return to top

Vital Statistics

7.1.1 Overall Adult Arrest Rate 7.1.2 Adult Incarceration Rates by Race 7.1.3 Overall Arrests for Drug Violations 7.1.4 Property Crimes: Total & Rate 7.1.5 Violent Crimes: Total & Rate 7.1.6 Reported Sexual Assaults: Total & Rate 7.1.7 Share of Arrests by Race 7.1.8 Firearm Related Deaths 7.1.9 Recidivism: Original Crime and 3-Year Rates 7.1.10 Mental Health Court Defendants

Youth Rates

7.2.1 Overall Youth Arrests: Total & Rate 7.2.2 Youth Drug Arrests: Total & Rate 7.2.3 Youth Suicides & Suicide Attempts 7.2.4 Youth Being Bullied 7.2.5 Dating Partner Abuse

Domestic Issues

7.3.1 Domestic Violence Rate 7.3.2 Domestic Violence Clearances 7.3.3 Child Abuse & Neglect


7.4.1 Law Enforcement Officers: Total & Rate 7.4.2 Local Govt. Expenditures on Law Enforcement 7.4.3 Local Govt. Expenditures on Substance Abuse 7.4.4 Adults Admitted into Treatment Services

Quality of Life

Transportation   return to top

Commuting & Expenses

8.1.1 Total Commuters & Average Time of Commute 8.1.2 Daily Vehicle Miles Traveled 8.1.3 Average Annual Traveler Delay 8.1.4 Median Earnings by Commute Type 8.1.6 Local Govt. Expenditures on Roads

Public Transit

8.2.1 STA Ridership & Annual Growth Rate 8.2.2 STA Ridership Revenue by Type of Transport 8.2.3 STA Operational Costs per Passenger

Airport Activities

8.3.1 Spokane Airport: Total Enplanements

Priority Spokane   return to top

Unique Indicators

9.1.1 Students At Risk of Academic Failure 9.1.4 Negative Home Environment 9.1.6 Maternal Education

Shared Indicators

3.2.9 Student Attendance 3.3.1 Dropout Rate: 9th & 10th Grades 3.3.2 Dropout Rate: 11th & 12th Grades 3.3.3 Public HS On-Time Graduation Rate 3.3.4 Public HS Extended Graduation Rate 5.2.3 Youth Hopelessness 5.2.4 Mental Health or Substance Use 6.4.1 Homeless Students