LABOR MARKET INFORMATION
About Spokane County
Total population: 522,798 (2019 Census estimate)
Land area: 1,763.79 square miles
Total labor force: 259,174 (June 2021 preliminary estimate from Employment Security Department)
The Spokane Workforce Council carefully analyzes changes and trends within the regional labor market and economy to determine its targeted industries.
We choose targeted industries based upon livable wages at middle skills, strength of the industry in our local economy, and career opportunities available in the industry.