Established in 1890, Spanaway is an unincorporated area 15 miles south of Tacoma on State Road 7, adjacent to the east boundary of Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Spanaway's population was 27,227 at the time of the 2010 census. Pacific Avenue South is Spanaways's main business thoroughfare. Spanaway is home to Lake Spanaway Golf Course, Parkland/Spanaway Public Library, McChord Air Force Base, Pacific Lutheran University, Spanaway Park, and Sprinkler Recreation & Ice Arena.
• Population: 33,254 • No. of Households: 11,345
• Owner-Occupied Housing Units: 8,600 • Renter-Occupied Housing Units: 2,745
• Median Age: 34.6 • Median Household Income: $67,765
• Median Home Value: $260,464 • Median Household Size: 2.93