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Mercer Island Directory And Community Guide 2016-2017

COMMUNITY PROFILE Population Statistics and Facts Mercer Island Police Dept. Non-emergency: ............(425) 587-3400 Population density ..1,379 per square mile • The land area of Mercer Island is Business calls...................(206) 275-7610 Population...............................................23,154 www.mercergov.org/departments13 square miles. Male......................................................48.7 % • Mercer Island is positioned 47.56° Mercer Island Community Female..................................... 51.3 percent north of the equator, and 122.23 ° & Events Center.................(206) 275-7609 Median age ....................................... 45 years www.meetonmercer.comwest of the prime meridian. Education • King County situated on an island. www.kcls.org/MI/home.html(206) 236-3537.......Mercer Island LibraryMercer Island is the only city in Bachelor’s degree or higher ................76% • Mercer Island is the most populated Mercer Island Reporter.....(206) 232-1215 Households island in a lake in the United States. www.mi-reporter.com • Mercer Island is the only community in (local/weekly newspaper) Households................................................9,191 Average household size.. 2.58 persons Mercer IslandKing County in which the boundary of Householder living alone ...............22.1% Post Office .......................... (206) 230-5636the city and the school district are identical. Households with individuals Mercer Island under 18 years ................................. 36.5% • Mercer Island is the 50th largest city in Swimming Pool..................(206) 296-4370 Households with individuals the State of Washington. King County Elections..... (206) 296-1565 65 years and over .............................31.7% • Mercer Island has more than 50 miles Metro Transit......................(206) 553-3000 Median family size .............................. 3.03 % of marked walking paths and trails. www.kingcounty.gov/metro Married-couple families.....................65.6 % • Nearly three quarters of Island Families with children residents are college-educated. Sound Transit......................(888) 889-6368 under 18 years................................... 35.5% www.soundtransit.org Housing units one of the wealthiest in the state. UtilitiesMercer Island’s zip code, 98040, is• Owner-occupied ...............................76.6% Renter-occupied............................... 24.2% • There are about 16,000 registered Gas/Electric Income • About 7,000 people are employed Water/Sewer ........ (888) 225-5773Puget Sound Energyvoters on the Island. Median household.......................... $141,904 in jobs on the Island. City of Mercer Island.......(206) 236-5300 Per capita ...........................................$79,056 • The largest employers on the Island Telephone Housing Island School District and the City of Refuse Collection and Recycling(800) 475-7526........................Century Linkare Farmer’s New World Life, Mercer Median housing value .............. $1,203,400 Mercer Island. Republic Services............. (206) 682-9730 Taxes Important Contacts Cable Comcast................................(877) 824-2268 Typical rate ..$9.13/$1,000 assessed value Mercer Island Commutes www.mercerislandchamberofcommerce.org(206) 232-3404..Chamber of Commerce Mean travel time to work.......21.2 minutes City of Mercer Island....... (206) 275-7600 Climate www.mercergov.org Mercer Island Average winter temperature .............. 40°F School District #400........(206) 236-3330 Average summer temperature............ 70°F www.mercerislandschools.org Average yearly rainfall..............................35” Mercer Island Fire Dept..(206) 275-7607 (half falls between October and January) www.mercergov.org/departments 8 Mercer Island Chamber of Commerce


Mercer Island Directory And Community Guide 2016-2017
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