The 10 Safest Spokane, WA Neighborhoods To Live In For 2021


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Spokane are the safest places to live.

Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2021. This is our second time ranking the safest neighborhoods to live in Spokane.
Safest Neighborhoods In Spokane

We analyzed every possible crime metric to determine which neighborhoods in Spokane are the safest.

Every year, more than 30 million Americans move. Sometimes, its for a job, other times its to escape the big city. But no matter where you move, you want a neighborhood thats family friendly, clean, and most importantly, safe.

Weve analyzed the FBI crime reports data on violent and property crimes for every single neighborhood in Spokane. Then, we calculated your chances of being the victim of a crime in each one.

In which Spokane neighborhoods can you leave your doors unlocked at night? Heres the list. For a more detailed breakdown for each neighborhood, keep reading.

So, which neighborhood is the safest in Spokane in 2021? That would be North Indian Trail. Thats according to the most recent FBI crime data, which takes into account everything from thefts and robberies to assaults and murders.

If you want to dig down deeper into each neighborhood's statistics, as well as our methodology, take a look below. Some of these neighborhoods are the best places to live in Spokane.

If you dont see a neighborhood youre looking for in our top ten, scroll down to the bottom, where we have all Spokane neighborhoods listed in order from safest to most dangerous. Read on to see how we determined the places around Spokane that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you're interested in the worst neighborhoods in Spokane.

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How We Determined The Safest Spokane Hoods In 2021

You can ask people which neighborhoods are the safest, or you can just look at the unbiased raw data. So, instead of relying on speculation and opinion, we analyzed the hard numbers from the FBIs most recent crime report (published in September of 2019) for every neighborhood in Spokane.

To be more specific, we analyzed the FBIs Uniform Crime Report. We then ran an analysis to calculate each neighborhoods property and violent crimes based on the demographics of the area and reported crime. We used two key criteria:

  • Total Crimes Per Capita
  • Violent Crimes Per Capita
  • Property Crimes Per Capita

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 27 in each category, where 1 was the safest.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a safe neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest safest neighborhood index the "Safest City Neighborhood In Spokane." We're lookin' at you, North Indian Trail.

Read on below to learn more about what it's like to live in the safest places Spokane. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from safest to most expensive.

The 10 Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Spokane For 2021

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 7,003
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 126
Property Crime Per 100k: 1,217
More on North Indian Trail: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9.5
/10

Population: 4,778
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 109
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,947
More on Manitocannon Hill: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 5,918
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 251
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,380
More on Balboasouth Indian Trail: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 21,532
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 144
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,167
More on Northwest: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 2,072
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 286
Property Crime Per 100k: 2,368
More on Five Mileprairie: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 14,131
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 121
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,776
More on Lincoln Heights: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 8,559
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 257
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,291
More on Moran Prairie: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

7
/10

Population: 2,818
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 346
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,057
More on West Hills: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8
/10

Population: 12,470
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 162
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,804
More on North Hill: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 4,304
Violent Crimes Per 100k: 241
Property Crime Per 100k: 3,788
More on Rockwood: Homes For Sale | Data

Summing Up The Safest Places In Spokane

Looking at the data, you can tell that North Indian Trail is as safe as they come, according to science and data.

But as most Washington residents would agree, almost every place here has its safe and not safe parts. So just make sure you're informed ahead of time.

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Detailed List Of The Safest Neighborhoods To Live In Spokane For 2021

Rank Neighborhood Crime Per 100K
1 North Indian Trail 1,363
2 Manitocannon Hill 3,026
3 Balboasouth Indian Trail 2,631
4 Northwest 3,321
5 Five Mileprairie 2,664
6 Lincoln Heights 3,867
7 Moran Prairie 3,588
8 West Hills 3,403
9 North Hill 3,976
10 Rockwood 3,989
11 Brownes Addition 4,179
12 Comstock 4,305
13 Latah Valley 4,526
14 Peaceful Valley 5,863
15 Minnehaha 7,001
16 Thorpewestwood 6,707
17 Hillyard 6,965
18 Whitman 6,976
19 East Central 7,675
20 Bemiss 7,046
21 Riverside 7,724
22 Cliffcannon 9,202
23 Chief Garry Park 7,904
24 Emersongarfield 8,177
25 Logan 9,290
26 West Central 8,941
27 Nevadalidgerwood 11,121

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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