Living Here

A Rich Quality of Life in Spokane Valley

The City of Spokane Valley is a family-friendly urban city of about 100,000 population that borders the City of Spokane (west) and Liberty Lake (east). Because the valley is centrally located in the Spokane-Coeur d’Alene corridor, residents can easily commute to jobs in nearly all areas of the region.

The Spokane River meanders through Spokane Valley. The city uniquely benefits from its nearby endless opportunities to hike, bicycle, ski and enjoy numerous water sports on the river – all without venturing too far from great restaurants and retail shopping. With 260 days of sunshine a year, residents have plenty of time to enjoy local parks and trails.

Spokane Valley ranked in ‘top 35’ most livable mid-sized cities in 2020

Order a relocation packet

If you are planning to relocate to the Spokane region, or interested in making this area your home, we invite you to request relocation information from the area’s regional tourism agency, Visit Spokane.



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.