Mercer Island employment information

IndexMercer IslandWashingtonNational
Income per capita$75,396$31,233$28,555
Median household income$125,651$60,294$53,482
Median income owner occupied$154,500$76,673$68,142
Median income renter occupied$70,386$38,141$33,219
Median earnings male$104,358$41,039$36,116
Median earnings female$43,038$26,815$25,692
Unemployment rate2.6%5.6%5.8%
Poverty level4.3%13.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Mercer Island is 164% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mercer Island is 135% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mercer Island is 55% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mercer Island is 73% lower than the national average.

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Mercer Island median earnings by income bracket

Mercer Island employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.4%0.4%
Manufacturing sector10.5%0.6%
Financial & insurance services7.0%6.3%
Wholesale & retail services11.8%7.4%
Public administration1.3%2.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.7%1.0%
Education, health & social services15.2%37.1%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Clyde Hill, WA3,097$192,250259%
Yarrow Point, WA1,081$187,500251%
Medina, WA3,080$182,308241%
Beaux Arts Village, WA425$164,375207%
Hunts Point, WA487$161,250202%
Mercer Island, WA23,636$125,651135%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Corcoran, CA23,634$34,08236%
Rolling Meadows, IL23,646$62,60917%
Loma Linda, CA23,648$58,2599%
Greenbelt, MD23,612$62,68517%
Champlin, MN23,591$86,78862%
Mercer Island, WA23,636$125,651135%
Source: The Mercer Island, WA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.