|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mercer Island is 25,442. Mercer Island, Washington is the 1,529th largest city in the US.
Mercer Island is located entirely in King County.
The peak population of Mercer Island was in 2020, when its population was 25,767. In 2020, Mercer Island was the 1,503rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,529th largest city in the US. Mercer Island is currently 1.3% smaller than it was in 2020.
Mercer Island has grown 15.2% since the 2000. Mercer Island, Washington's growth is about average. 45% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Mercer Island has a population density of 3,591 people per square mile.
|1523||Moses Lake, Washington||25,583||65.6%|
|1524||Tarpon Springs, Florida||25,560||19.5%|
|1529||Mercer Island, Washington||25,442||15.2%|
|1534||West Chicago, Illinois||25,370||6.2%|
The total voting age population of Mercer Island, Washington, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 18,016. The voting age population is 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.4% of the residents of Mercer Island are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mercer Island are 74.2% White, 19.4% Asian, 3.8% Two or more races, 1.2% Other, 1.1% Black, 0.1% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 3.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mercer Island, 5.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 5.5%. On a per-household basis, 3.3% of families are below the poverty line in Mercer Island.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.0% of Mercer Island residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 97.9% of Mercer Island residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 78.2% have a bachelor's degree and 38.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mercer Island residents aged 5 and older, 20.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 5.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 11.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mercer Island is 4.0%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mercer Island, 11.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mercer Island is $147,566.
In Mercer Island, 68.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 31.3% of housing units in Mercer Island.
Of all the housing units in Mercer Island, 3.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Mercer Island, 18.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,000 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mercer Island is $2,162.
In Mercer Island, 93.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.