Learn more about homes in Mercer Island, WA

Welcome to Mercer Island, Washington

Though Duwamish Indian legends purport that an evil spirit lurks here, Mercer Island, Washington is one of the most beautiful, and most coveted, pieces of real estate in the Pacific Northwest. The island city sits in the middle of Lake Washington directly between Seattle and Bellevue along Interstate 90. Despite its proximity to both urban areas, Mercer Island remains a close-knit residential neighborhood.

Originally dubbed “East Seattle” by C.C. Calkins in the 1880s, Mercer Island was home to a resort hotel that once hosted President Benjamin Harrison. The Island was later named for Thomas Mercer, a Northwest pioneer. This small farming community was linked to the metropolis of Seattle in 1940 when the floating bridge that now links I-90 across the water was built to span the island.

Home to one of the best school systems in the country, education is one of the reasons Mercer Island residents seek out homes for sale here. Mercer Island is a district that boasts the highest test scores in the region and 90 percent rate of college-bound high school seniors.

The 22,000 residents of Mercer Island are fiercely protective of its natural beauty and balanced ecosystems. Wetland sanctuaries, mountain views, and waterfront access combine with grand homes to make this lush island the epitome of Northwest luxury living.

Mercer Island Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 50 homes for sale in Mercer Island, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
80% Single Family, 8% Land/lot, 4% Townhouse, 4% Rental and 4% Condo.

80% Single Family
8% Land/lot
8% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 50
Average Home Size 3,556 ft² / 330 m²
Price Range ($342,500 - $8,998,000)

Weather in Mercer Island

The average high temperatures in Mercer Island range from 46 in January to 76 in July

Average home income in Mercer Island

The average household income of a Mercer Island resident is $180,466 with an average home value of $848,788

Population of Mercer Island

Mercer Island has 27,055 residents.

Home ownership in Mercer Island

The average level of home ownership in Mercer Island is 70%.

Education breakdown of Mercer Island

Education levels of residents of Mercer Island include: highschool 7%, associate 4%, bachelor 37%, graduate 36%.

Households in Mercer Island

Mercer Island has 11,043 homes, built on average 46 years ago.

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You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 50 homes for sale in Mercer Island. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Land/lot, Townhouse, Rental and Condo. The average list price of these property results is 2,338,996. Prices are shown as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Mercer Island please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 50 homes for sale in Mercer Island, WA are represented by 2 member brokerages serving the Mercer Island area. Member brokerages representing the 50 homes include Windermere Real Estate and John L. Scott Real Estate - WA/ID.