Mercer Island

Highly-affluent community and is known for its astounding wealth

Welcome to Mercer Island

An island city in the Seattle metropolitan area, Mercer Island is a highly-affluent community and is known for its astounding wealth, as well as having one of the best school districts in the state of Washington. Mercer Island is highly sought after by families looking to raise their children on the island for its safety and excellent schools; young professionals who enjoy the easy commute and retirees who seek out the many opportunities for community gathering and involvement. You’ll find a range of property types on the island – from downtown condos to waterfront estates. Architectural styles include mid-century moderns, Northwest Contemporary-style homes, Buchan-built Traditionals, Modern Craftsman homes, and ultra-modern and contemporary-style homes as well.

Overview for Mercer Island, WA

25,506 people live in Mercer Island, where the median age is 45.5 and the average individual income is $101,832. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,506

Total Population

45.5 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$101,832

Average individual Income

Around Mercer Island, WA

There's plenty to do around Mercer Island, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

34
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
9
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
22
Minimal Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Goodness Grazers, 212 Health & Fitness, and Human Nature Hunting School.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.46 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.8 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.53 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.92 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.58 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.98 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Mercer Island, WA

Mercer Island has 9,758 households, with an average household size of 2.6. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Mercer Island do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 25,506 people call Mercer Island home. The population density is 3,996.16 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

25,506

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

45.5

Median Age

47.08 / 52.92%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
9,758

Total Households

2.6

Average Household Size

$101,832

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Mercer Island, WA

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Primary Schools ()
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The following schools are within or nearby Mercer Island. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
French American School Of Puget Sound
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Northwest Yeshiva High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Mercer Island High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Islander Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
Lakeridge Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
West Mercer Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Northwood Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
5/5

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