Accolades

Rankings in Spokane

Accolades


Spokane a Top 10 Fittest Cities in the U.S. 
— Physical Activity Council, 2017

Best Mid-sized Cities to Visit, #3 Pacific West
— Reward Experts, 2017

Washington #5 State in the Country
— US News & World Report, 2017

Spokane #7 Most Efficient Airports
— Smart Asset, 2017

U.S. Growth Cities, Spokane #21
— U-Haul Migration Trends, 2016

Spokane #1 Best in the West to Retire
— Money Magazine, 2016

Spokane #2 Best Craft Vodka Distillery
— USA Today 10 Best, 2016

Spokane #5 Top Twenty Places to Settle Down
— Leaf Filter Reviews, October 2015

Smart Infill Award for Top Medium City
— Dinsmore, 2015

Spokane: Top 6 Great Small City for Food Lovers
— The Wall Street Journal, 2015

Spokane #15 Happiest & Healthiest Community
— Gallup-Healthways National Community Well-Being Index, April 2015

Spokane: 2014 Outstanding Runner Friendly Community
— Road Runners Club of America, December 2014

Spokane #2 Best Riverfront City
— USA Today, 2014

Washington #8 Best States for Business list
$2.3 billion in venture capital poured in from 2011-2013
— Forbes 2014 

Spokane: One of The 10 Best Places to Retire on Social Security Alone
— December 2014

Washington #7 Top State for Business
— CNBC Competitiveness Study, August, 2014

Washington the top place to make a living in 2014
— Forbes, June 10, 2014

Spokane an underrated city that deserves some love
— Global Yodel, May, 2014

Spokane an affordable place to retire
— May 5, 2014

Washington has the sixth-best tax conditions
No state income tax a big benefit.
— April 25, 2014

Spokane a #1 U.S. City and Why You Should Visit
In just 15 minutes, you can get from whitewater to wood-fired pizza, bike trails to cocktails and climbing rocks to concerts.
— April 2014

Spokane a "haven" for college hoops
Gonzaga University's basketball success a big reason why.
— Feb. 28, 2014

Spokane named a "Best Town" by Outside Magazine
Washington's two largest state parks are located in Spokane.
— August 12, 2013