There were 134 deaths in 2021 among Spokane County residents. The leading causes of death remain as cancer and heart disease. COVID-19 emerged as the third leading cause of death. Click "Read More" to learn more about the leading causes of death in Ferry County.
In Ferry County, the opioid overdose death rate (2012-2021) was 15.5 per 100,000 population. There were not sufficient data to statistically test the trend in opioid overdose rate. To learn more about opioid hospitalizations click "Read More."
Hope is the belief that the future can be better than the past and that you play a role in making it so. Research shows that hope can be taught and is connected to academic achievements, well-being, and positive life outcomes. 41% of 8th grade students in Ferry County report being highly/moderately hopeful.