Mercer Island, Washington 

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Population

25,912

+10.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.4%

Median Income

$125,651

Median Home Price

$1,940,600

Median Age

45.5

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.5 / 5.6

summer / winter


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Best Places to Live in Mercer Island, Washington

Regional center - East shore of Puget Sound in west-central Washington. August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Mercer Island, while December and January are the least comfortable months.
State: Washington
County: King County
Metro Area: Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue Metro Area
City: Mercer Island
Zip Codes: 98040
Cost of Living: 182.7% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 125 ft above sea level

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Mercer Island, Wa Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Pros
Attractive setting
Arts and culture
Nearby recreation
Cons
Sprawl and traffic
Clouds and rain
Cost of living

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Mercer Island is 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Mercer Island jobs have increased by 2.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Mercer Island's cost of living is 182.7% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Mercer Island's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and September are the most pleasant months in Mercer Island, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, King county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 75.0% to 22.2%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Mercer Island's population is 25,912 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 10.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Mercer Island is Real Estate: $1,940,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.3%.

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 14.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Mercer Island is $1,940,600.
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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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ZIP CODES IN MERCER ISLAND, WASHINGTON
98040

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