Mercer Island, Washington 

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Population

24,768

+10.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.4%

Median Income

$125,651

Median Home Price

$1,519,100

Best Places to Live in Mercer Island, Washington

Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington
Pros
-Attractive setting
-Arts and culture
-Nearby recreation
Cons
-Sprawl and traffic
-Clouds and rain
-Cost of living

Local Listings in Mercer, Island, WA
 $1,250,000 
8416 SE 62nd St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.25 | 2270 SqFt
 $1,250,000 
8416 SE 62nd St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.25 | 2270 SqFt
 $1,549,000 
8011 E Mercer Way
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 3606 SqFt
 $1,495,000 
9337 SE 70th Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 | 2800 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area

Seattle is a lively and cosmopolitan city beautifully set in a dramatic backdrop of water, forests and mountains. The main downtown area sits on a narrow, hilly strip of land between Puget Sound to the west and Lake Washington to the east. Modern skyscrapers rise on high hills in the city center, with residential units lining the lower areas along the water and north of downtown.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Washington
County: King County
Metro Area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Mercer Island
Zip Codes: 98040
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Mercer Island is 3.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Mercer Island jobs have increased by 2.60%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Mercer Island's cost of living is 234.00% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Mercer Island's Cost of Living

VOTING
King county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Mercer Island's population is 24,768 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 10.69%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 24 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Mercer Island is $1,519,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.92%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Mercer Island

SCHOOLS
Mercer Island public schools spend $11,519 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.1 students per teacher in Mercer Island. More Education


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Housing Market in Mercer Island

It's a good time to buy in Mercer Island. Home Appreciation is up 7.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Mercer Island Real Estate or Find top agents in Mercer Island

The median home price in Mercer Island is $1,519,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Mercer Island   4 Reviews
Nice place to live with great schools - 4/19/2008
Mercer Island is a wonderful family community. It feels much more "small town" than a city even though it has a population of 20,000+. People say hello and watch out... Read More

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Mercer Island - Is there a "there" there? - 2/18/2008
Mercer Island is a suburb of Seattle, located on an island in Lake Washington. The best thing about Mercer Island is its strategically central location relative to the... Read More

Mercer Island, WA - a suburb on an island - 2/17/2008
Mercer Island is a suburb of Seattle, located on an island in Lake Washington. The best thing about Mercer Island is its strategically central location relative to the... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN MERCER ISLAND WA
$1,250,000
8416 SE 62nd St
Bed 4 | Bath 2.25 |

$1,549,000
8011 E Mercer Way
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$1,495,000
9337 SE 70th Pl
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 |

$1,549,000
3050 90th Pl SE
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$1,389,000
7660 SE 40th St
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$1,689,000
4706 E Mercer Way
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

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