Mercer Island, WA, 98040 Change ZIP code
Neighborhood Information

Median List Price : $2,975,000
Median House Size : 4,819
Median $ / Sq. Ft. : $588
Homes for Sale : 33
Recently Sold Homes : 4,889
Schools : 13

Population Demographics

Population by Race & Gender
African American 148 (1%)
Asian or Pacific Islander 3,465 (15%)
Indian 44 (0%)
Mixed Races 944 (4%)
Others 101 (0%)
White 17,890 (79%)
Female 11,517 (51%)
Male 11,075 (49%)
Population by Education Level
Bachelors or Associate Degrees 8,804 (55%)
Graduate Degrees 5,917 (37%)
High School Graduate 1,105 (7%)
High School or less 260 (2%)
Population by Age
9 Years Old or Under 2,563 (11%)
10 to 17 Years Old 2,911 (13%)
18 to 24 Years Old 1,032 (5%)
25 to 39 Years Old 2,843 (13%)
40 to 64 Years Old 8,740 (39%)
65 Years Old or Over 4,503 (20%)
Citizenships by Birthplace
Native Born Abroad 328 (1%)
Native Born in State 8,394 (37%)
Native Born in the Midwest 2,844 (13%)
Foreign Born Naturalized Citizen 2,435 (11%)
Foreign Born Non-citizen 1,465 (6%)
Native Born in the Northeast 1,817 (8%)
Native Born in the South 1,518 (7%)
Native Born in the West 3,791 (17%)
Birthplace for Foreign Born Population
Africa 229 (5%)
Argentina 43 (1%)
Australia/New Zeland 42 (1%)
Brazil 55 (1%)
Canada 338 (8%)
Caribbean/Other Central America 42 (1%)
China 555 (12%)
Eastern Europe 240 (5%)
France 88 (2%)
Germany 155 (3%)
Hong Kong 139 (3%)
India 327 (7%)
Ireland 28 (1%)
Japan 142 (3%)
Korea 251 (6%)
Mexico 126 (3%)
Netherlands 7 (0%)
Other Asia 464 (10%)
Other Europe 174 (4%)
Others 642 (14%)
Taiwan 113 (3%)
United Kingdom 296 (7%)
Civilian Employment Industry
Agriculture/Forestry/Fishing/Hunting/Mining 38 (0%)
Arts/Entertainment 702 (7%)
Construction 305 (3%)
Education/Health 2,399 (23%)
Finance/Real Estate 1,191 (12%)
Information 394 (4%)
Manufacturing 982 (10%)
Others 307 (3%)
Professional 2,496 (24%)
Public Administration 266 (3%)
Retail/Wholesale 902 (9%)
Transportation/Warehousing 336 (3%)
Means of Transportation to Work
Walk or by Bicycle 282 (3%)
Work at Home 988 (10%)
Others 816 (8%)
Private Vehicle 7,271 (72%)
Public Transportation 615 (6%)
Taxi 122 (1%)
Employment Status
Employed (Armed Forces) 9 (0%)
Employed (Civilian) 10,318 (58%)
Not in Labor Force 7,120 (40%)
Unemployed 451 (3%)

Household Distribution

Household Type by Children Presence
1 Person Household 2,490 (21%)
Female Householder with Children 333 (3%)
Female Householder without Children 210 (2%)
Male Householder with Children 81 (1%)
Male Householder without Children 32 (0%)
Married Couple with Children 2,557 (22%)
Married Couple without Children 3,231 (28%)
Non-family Households 2,809 (24%)
Household Income Levels
$150,000 or More 3,685 (40%)
$30,000 to $74,999 1,967 (21%)
Less than $30,000 907 (10%)
$75,000 to $149,999 2,694 (29%)
Household Size Distribution
1 Person 2,490 (27%)
2-3 Person 4,719 (51%)
4-5 Person 1,866 (20%)
6 or More Person 178 (2%)
Household Language Distribution
Asian and Pacific Island 870 (9%)
English 7,067 (76%)
Other Indo-European 883 (10%)
Others 99 (1%)
Spanish 334 (4%)
Unmarried Partner Households
Same-sex (female/female) 17 (6%)
Female Householder with Male Partner 107 (37%)
Male Householder with Female Partner 159 (55%)
Same-sex (male/male) 6 (2%)

Crime Statistics

Crime by Year
1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Mercer Island 1,757 1,898 1,776 1,716 2,772 2,037 2,033 1,681 1,790 1,729 1,367 1,813 1,479 54
WA 5,255 5,105 5,151 5,106 5,101 5,190 5,238 4,825 4,364 4,090 3,998 4,020 3,869 3,954 3,999
US 4,266 4,124 4,163 4,125 4,067 3,977 3,900 3,808 3,730 3,667 3,466 3,350 3,292 3,255 3,098
Crimes by Type for Mercer Island
Arson 8
Assault 8
Burglary 59
LarcenyTheft 334
Murder
Rape
Robbery 3
VehicleTheft 14
Violent 11

Neighborhood Housing Characteristics

Number of Rooms in Residences
1 Room 275 (3%)
2-3 Room 208 (2%)
4-6 Room 2,733 (30%)
7-8 Room 2,542 (28%)
9 or More Room 3,310 (37%)
Number of Bedrooms in Residences
1 Bedroom 855 (9%)
2 Bedrooms 1,625 (16%)
3 Bedrooms 2,754 (28%)
4 Bedrooms 2,949 (30%)
5 or More Bedrooms 1,392 (14%)
No Bedroom 275 (3%)
Residences by Year Built
Built Between 1950 to 1989 6,507 (66%)
Built Before 1950 992 (10%)
Built After 1990 2,351 (24%)

Rental Information

Owner vs Renter Occupancy
Owner Occupied 6,918 (75%)
Renter Occupied 2,335 (25%)
Rents of Renter Occupied Units
$1,000 to $1,499 969 (44%)
$1,500 to $1,999 452 (21%)
$2000 or More 407 (19%)
$600 to $999 228 (10%)
Less than $600 144 (7%)
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