mercer island Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 157 1.0 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 966 6.0 % 32.6 %
Some College 1,774 11.0 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 7,083 43.9 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 6,137 38.1 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 15,762 97.8 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 12,426 77.1 % 77.1 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 24,120 - -
19 years old and under 6,312 26.2 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 5,630 23.3 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 7,464 30.9 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 4,714 19.5 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 18,990 97.0 % 84.6 %
Spanish 401 2.0 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 194 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 1,744 19.7 % 33.5 %
Married 6,197 69.9 % 50.5 %
Separated 102 1.2 % 2.6 %
Divorced 825 9.3 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 10,179 - -
Occupied Housing Units 9,583 94.1 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 596 5.9 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 6,965 68.4 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 111 1.1 % 5.8 %
2-Units 45 0.4 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 90 0.9 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 500 4.9 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 541 5.3 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 1,927 18.9 % 8.8 %
Built 1990 to 1999 819 8.0 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 950 9.3 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,692 16.6 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 2,525 24.8 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 2,176 21.4 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 266 2.6 % 13.0 %
Electric 2,833 27.8 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 304 3.0 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 6,381 62.7 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 25 0.2 % 4.1 %
Other Fuel 40 0.4 % 0.4 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 18,507 79.7 % 75.5 %
African-American 439 1.9 % 13.1 %
Native American 18 0.1 % 0.8 %
Asian 4,199 18.1 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 59 0.3 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 126,106 55,775
Median Family Income 162,583 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 74,808 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 56.67 %
  • Temperature 70.63 ℉
  • Rainfall 1.7 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 3.23
    [CDD] 0.88
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 6.61 %
6.0 2.59 %
7.0 0.13 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Moderate Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com