Living Here

A Rich Quality of Life

Along the banks of the Spokane River lies the City of Spokane Valley, a family-friendly city of nearly 100,000 people and plentiful opportunities for fun.

The Valley, as locals refer to it, is perfectly positioned to enjoy the outdoors with endless opportunities to camp, ski, hunt, fish, swim or hike – all without venturing too far from the amenities of the city. Residents of Spokane Valley enjoy access to abundant parks and trails, the Spokane River and beautiful lakes. With 260 days of sunshine a year, they also have plenty of time to visit any of the area’s affordable ski resorts and golf courses.


Leading K-12 schools, proximity to the University District and community colleges create robust education options for residents and their children.

Health Care

The Spokane region is a medical care hub and home to five major hospitals and several cancer care centers, meaning residents are never far from top-notch health care.

Outdoor Recreation

Hiking, biking, skiing, golfing – residents of Spokane Valley have access to a variety of outdoor activities and can enjoy the city’s 260 days of sun each year. Check out this short video: Outdoor Fun in Spokane Valley.

Community Activities

The Spokane Valley community hosts events all year long like the annual Valleyfest, Cycle Celebration, Crave Food & Drink Celebration, a farmers market and a wide range of other events.

Retail Opportunities

From the traditional to the eclectic, Spokane Valley offers a wide-ranging selection of retail shopping choices for residents to enjoy. In addition, the valley offers some tasty culinary experiences as well. It all makes for a great day out with family and friends.

Employment Opportunities

The city is home to numerous employers that have job openings in manufacturing and wholesale distribution, aerospace, information technology, healthcare, financial services, agriculture, restaurant and retail, and small-niche businesses.