Facts About Spokane Valley
Spokane Valley is named after the valley of the Spokane River.
The City of Spokane Valley was incorporated on March 31, 2003, At its creation, it was the third-largest newly incorporated city in US history.
The city has a total area of 38.06 square miles, of which 37.77 square miles is land and 0.29 square miles is water.
The City of Spokane Valley is also home to three major public facilities including CenterPlace Regional Event Center, Avista Stadium, and Spokane County Fair and Expo Center.
Spokane Valley is a city in Spokane County, Washington, United States, and the largest suburb of Spokane.
Spokane Valley is located east of Spokane, west of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, and surrounds the city of Millwood on three sides.
The median age in the city was 37.3 years. 24% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.1% were from 25 to 44; 26.4% were from 45 to 64; and 14.1% were 65 years of age or older.
The City of Spokane Valley lies along the banks of the Spokane River as it flows from its source in Lake Coeur d’Alene on its way to the Columbia River at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake reservoir.
The city and the general area is colloquially referred to as “The Valley” by residents of the Spokane–Coeur d’Alene area.
The estimated population of Spokane Valley is 97,562, as of 2019.
Spokane Valley experiences a temperate climate (Köppen Csa), with a warm summer and rainy winter: July is the hottest month of the year, with an average temperature of 73 °F and January is the coldest, with an average temperature of 28.3 °F
The average elevation of Spokane Valley is 610 m above sea level.
Spokane Valley is the 9th largest city in Washington state as of 2020.
The City of Spokane Valley maintains about 254 acres (1.03 km2) of parkland and open spaces.
The City of Spokane Valley’s property tax levy rate for 2021 is $1.1014 per thousand dollars of valuation.