Richest Neighborhoods In Spokane, WA For 2020


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Spokane are home to the 1%.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2020. This is our fifth time ranking the richest neighborhoods to live in Spokane.
Richest Neighborhoods In Spokane

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Spokane has to offer. Where houses go for over 1.61x the national median and household incomes are 1.88x the national median.

But where exactly in Spokane do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Five Mileprairie where the median income is a cool $103,585.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Spokane out of 27 for 2020.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Spokane for 2020? According to the most recent census data, Five Mileprairie looks to be the richest Spokane neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $692,963. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky. Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Spokane. Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from richest to poorest.

For more Spokane reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Spokane and the worst neighborhoods in Spokane. Or, for living around Spokane, out the best Spokane suburbs and the worst Spokane suburbs.

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How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Spokane For 2020

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live. And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

Using census and extrapolated BLS data, we ranked every neighborhood based on income levels.

We ranked every neighborhood in Spokane by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Five Mileprairie, was named the richest neighborhood in Spokane.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Riverside.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Spokane ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Spokane For 2020

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income<
1 Five Mileprairie $103,585
2 Manitocannon Hill $82,814
3 North Indian Trail $80,622
4 Comstock $69,970
5 Rockwood $68,089
6 Balboasouth Indian Trail $64,123
7 Moran Prairie $61,926
8 Lincoln Heights $56,666
9 Latah Valley $53,196
10 Northwest $51,972
11 Thorpewestwood $45,466
12 North Hill $45,009
13 Cliffcannon $44,910
14 Minnehaha $43,127
15 East Central $41,374
16 West Hills $38,882
17 Bemiss $37,434
18 Hillyard $35,926
19 Emersongarfield $34,356
20 Nevadalidgerwood $34,250
21 Logan $33,753
22 West Central $33,572
23 Chief Garry Park $33,143
24 Whitman $31,878
25 Peaceful Valley $29,608
26 Brownes Addition $29,333
27 Riverside $20,835

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

You can find out more about him on LinkedIn or his website.

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