Spokane has turned up on another national list – this time for best places to retire. With 210,695 residents, Spokane has a blend of urban amenities and natural beauty, including the Spokane River’s cascades through downtown, the website said. Nov 14, 2018
Spokane is the second-largest city in Washington, and you're sure to enjoy the area's big-city amenities while embracing its small-town feel. Amazing food, wonderful schools, buzzing nightlife, and a booming arts and culture scene are just a few of the characteristics that make this a perfect place to live.Nov 22, 2019
The most dangerous areas in Spokane is based on data from the local law enforcement agency and when not available, also includes estimates based on demographic data.
- West Central. Population 8,122.
- Hillyard. Population 7,536.
- Whitman. Population 3,433.
- Chief Garry Park.
- East Central.
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Spokane Valley is in the 18th percentile for safety, meaning 82% of cities are safer and 18% of cities are more dangerous. The rate of crime in Spokane Valley is 47.33 per 1,000 residents during a standard year. People who live in Spokane Valley generally consider the southeast part of the city to be the safest.
If you compare it to others cities our size, the answer is no. It's not a big issue overall. However there are spots in Spokane known for crime after dark like any town. East Sprague is sketchy at night and so is the areas below the I-90 overpasses, and under-developed parts of downtown.