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Otis Orchards-East Farms, Washington
Location of Otis Orchards-East Farms, Washington
Location of Otis Orchards-East Farms, Washington
Country United States
State Washington
County Spokane
 • Total 8.1 sq mi (21.1 km2)
 • Land 8.1 sq mi (20.8 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Total 6,220
 • Density 784.8/sq mi (303.0/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
FIPS code 53-52267

Otis Orchards-East Farms is a census-designated place (CDP) in Spokane County, Washington, United States, near the county's border with Idaho. The population was 6,220 at the 2010 census. The CDP includes the rural communities of Otis Orchards, East Farms, and Newman Lake. Otis Orchards contains the bulk of the businesses of the community.

Otis Orchards-East Farms is north of the Spokane River from Liberty Lake, Washington and west of Rathdrum, Idaho and Stateline, Idaho. Part of Otis Orchards was recently incorporated into the new city of Spokane Valley. Otis Orchards is in the eastern part of the Spokane River valley, and is in the Spokane, Washington metro area.


Otis Orchards-East Farms CDP is located at 47°42′17″N 117°4′48″W / 47.70472°N 117.08000°W / 47.70472; -117.08000 (47.704799, -117.079874).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.1 square miles (21.1 km²), of which, 8.1 square miles (20.8 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (1.23%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 6,318 people, 2,110 households, and 1,742 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 784.8 people per square mile (303.0/km²). There were 2,187 housing units at an average density of 271.7/sq mi (104.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.11% White, 1.22% Native American, 1.16% Asian, 0.17% African American, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.51% from other races, and 1.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.95% of the population.

There were 2,110 households out of which 43.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.4% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.4% were non-families. 13.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.99 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the CDP, the age distribution of the population shows 31.7% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 6.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $46,946, and the median income for a family was $50,457. Males had a median income of $35,926 versus $24,430 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,439. About 2.6% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and 14.1% of those age 65 or over.

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