Facts about Washingtons 7th Legislative District

Geography & Population

  • 11,000 square miles
  • Borders Canada and Idaho
  • Is divided by the Columbia river and multiple small mountain ranges.
  • Iincludes Ferry, Pend Oreille, Stevens and parts of Okanogan and Spokane counties.
  • Population of about 130,000

Economy

  • Unemployment as of March 2017 by county (State average 4.7%)
    • Spokane – 6.2%
    • Pend Oreille – 9.3%
    • Stevens – 9.4%
    • Okanogan – 9.5%
    • Ferry – 13.0%
    • Median household income by county (State $65,500)
    • Spokane – $49,482
    • Pend Oreille – $42,391
    • Stevens – $44,467
    • Okanogan – $41,028
    • Ferry – $42,330

    *No other counties in the state are above 9.0%.