Living in Mercer Island, WA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Mercer Island, Washington Info Snack

Population
25,675
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
5.6%
Median Home
$1,218,200
Median Income
$147,566
Median Rent
$2,162

Mercer Island SnackAbility

10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
10
Commute
6

Mercer Island, WA Crime Report

379
Total Crimes
1,435.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-42.05%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Mercer Island
/ 100k People
Washington
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 379 1,435.2 2,975.8 2,476.7
Violent Crime 8 30.3 293.9 366.7
Murder 1 3.8 2.6 5.0
Robbery 1 3.8 67.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 4 15.1 179.9 250.2
Property Crime 371 1,404.9 2,681.9 2,109.9
Burglary 64 242.4 453.6 340.5
Larceny 287 1,086.8 1,907.9 1,549.5
Car Theft 20 75.7 320.5 219.9

Mercer Island, WA Cost Of Living

217
Mercer Island's Overall Cost Of Living
2.2x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Mercer Island Washington National Average
Overall 217 116 100
Services 136 108 100
Groceries 129 108 100
Health 128 119 100
Housing 419 135 100
Transportation 135 116 100
Utilities 107 89 100

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Rankings for Mercer Island in Washington

Map Of Mercer Island, WA

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Population over time in Mercer Island

Year Population % Change
2019 25,675 0.7%
2018 25,492 2.9%
2017 24,768 1.2%
2016 24,467 1.4%
2015 24,120 2.0%
2014 23,636 1.4%
2013 23,301 1.7%
2012 22,922 1.5%
2011 22,592 1.0%
2010 22,376 -

Race / Ethnicity in Mercer Island

White
71.7% (18,415)
African American
1.1% (295)
American Indian
0.1% (22)
Asian
19.3% (4,949)
Hawaiian
0.1% (21)
Other
0.6% (143)
Two Or More
3.8% (988)
Hispanic
3.3% (842)
Race Mercer Island WA USA
White 71.7% 68.5% 60.7%
African American 1.1% 3.7% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 19.3% 8.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.6% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.8% 4.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.3% 12.7% 18.0%

Gender in Mercer Island

Female
51.6% (13,236)
Male
48.4% (12,439)
Gender Mercer Island WA USA
Female 51.6% 50.0% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 50.0% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Mercer Island for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (256)
High School / GED
6.0% (1,540)
Some College
10.0% (2,567)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (1,027)
Bachelor's Degree
40.0% (10,270)
Master's Degree
22.0% (5,648)
Professional Degree
11.0% (2,824)
Doctorate Degree
6.0% (1,540)
Education Mercer Island WA USA
< 9th Grade 0.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 6.0% 22.0% 27.0%
Some College 10.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 40.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 22.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 11.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 6.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Mercer Island, Washington

Less than $10,000
4.0% (102,961)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.8% (46,320)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.5% (64,445)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.6% (93,647)
$35,000 to $49,999
4.1% (104,723)
$50,000 to $74,999
10.2% (262,565)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.4% (190,315)
$100,000 to $149,999
16.9% (432,741)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.2% (261,306)
$200,000 or more
39.3% (1,008,471)
Income Mercer Island WA USA
Less than $10,000 4.0% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.8% 3.2% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.5% 6.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.6% 7.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 4.1% 11.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 10.2% 17.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.4% 13.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 16.9% 17.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.2% 8.4% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 39.3% 9.5% 7.7%

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