Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA

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2019 Population
151,282
1.38% 1-year growth
US Senator
Patty Murray
Democratic Party
US Senator
Maria Cantwell
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
39.9
0.251% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
4.49%
2.04% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$146,831
5.73% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$826,300
10.1% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
73,119
1.31% 1-year growth

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In 2019, Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA had a population of 151k people with a median age of 39.9 and a median household income of $146,831. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA grew from 149,227 to 151,282, a 1.38% increase and its median household income grew from $138,869 to $146,831, a 5.73% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA are White (Non-Hispanic) (62%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (26.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.01%), White (Hispanic) (3.3%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.62%). 30.3% of the households in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 86.6% of the residents in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA was $826,300, and the homeownership rate was 75.2%. Most people in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Washington. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Washington.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA is home to a population of 151k people, from which 86.6% are citizens. As of 2019, 35.2% of Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA residents were born outside of the country (53.3k people).

In 2019, there were 2.34 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (93.8k people) in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 40.1k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.07k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA are Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (12,821 speakers), Spanish (5,423 speakers), and Hindi (3,724 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    93.8k ± 1.63k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    40.1k ± 1.19k
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    6.07k ± 774
5.28%
Hispanic Population
7.99k people

In 2019, there were 2.34 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (93.8k people) in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 40.1k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 6.07k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.28% of the people in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA are hispanic (7.99k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    12,821 speakers (9.02%)
  2. Spanish
    5,423 speakers (3.82%)
  3. Hindi
    3,724 speakers (2.62%)

30.3% of Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA was Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese). 9.02% of the overall population of Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA are native Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) speakers. 3.82% speak Spanish and 2.62% speak Hindi, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

35.2%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
53.3k people
26.1%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
39k people

As of 2019, 35.2% of Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA residents (53.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA was 26.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

37
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.7

In 2019, the median age of all people in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA was 39.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. India
    9,170 ± 2,279 people
  2. China
    8,224 ± 2,165 people
  3. Canada
    2,487 ± 1,214 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA was India, the natal country of 9,170 Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA residents, followed by China with 8,224 and Canada with 2,487.

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Citizenship

86.6%
2019 Citizenship
87.1%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 86.6% of Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA was 87.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,857 ± 293
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    948 ± 218
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    661 ± 176

Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.96 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA is $146,831. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $150,669, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Redmond, Kirkland Cities, Inglewood & Finn Hill PUMA, WA, with respective values of $144,935 and $133,649.

Males in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA have an average income that is 1.56 times higher than the average income of females, which is $98,699. The income inequality in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA employs 73.1k people. The largest industries in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA are Computer Systems Design (10,937 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,621 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,176 people), and the highest paying industries are Data processing, hosting & related services ($211,016), Seafood & other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c. ($207,166), and Software publishing ($202,831).

Wages

Median Household Income

$146,831
2019 value
± $3,800
5.73%
1 Year Growth
± 3.1%

Households in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA have a median annual income of $146,831, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $138,869 in 2018, which represents a 5.73% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$153,762
Average Male Salary in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA
± $15,918
$98,699
Average Female Salary in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA
± $13,722

In 2019, full-time male employees in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA made 1.56 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA
  1. Asian
    $121,486 ± $16,825
  2. White
    $116,065 ± $13,515
  3. Two or More Races
    $108,476 ± $60,145

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.05 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA.

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Wage Distribution

0.467
2019 Wage GINI in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA
0.469
2018 Wage GINI in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA

In 2019, the income inequality in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.313% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA was Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA with a value of $150,669, followed by Snoqualmie City, Cottage Lake, Union Hill & Novelty Hill PUMA, WA and Redmond, Kirkland Cities, Inglewood & Finn Hill PUMA, WA, with respective values of $144,935 and $133,649.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.49% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA (6.77k out of 151k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    3,475 ± 477
  2. Hispanic
    1,576 ± 408
  3. Asian
    1,567 ± 289

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

73.1k
2019 Value
1.31%
1 Year growth
± 1.31%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 1.31%, from 72.2k employees to 73.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA, are Software developers (7,486 people), Other managers (4,205 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,728 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Software developers (7,486 people), Other managers (4,205 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,728 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of residents working as Software developers (11.9 times higher than expected), Software quality assurance analysts and testers (9.3 times), and Architectural & engineering managers (5.66 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Dentists ($303,178), Architectural & engineering managers ($267,432), and Physicians ($264,434).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

73.1k
2019 Value
1.31%
1 Year growth
± 1.31%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA grew at a rate of 1.31%, from 72.2k employees to 73.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA, are Computer Systems Design (10,937 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,621 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,176 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA, though some of these residents may live in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA, by number of employees, are Computer Systems Design (10,937 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,621 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,176 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA has an unusually high number of Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (12.1 times higher than expected), Software publishing (10.2 times), and Computer Systems Design (8.37 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA, by average salary, are Data processing, hosting & related services ($211,016), Seafood & other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c. ($207,166), and Software publishing ($202,831).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $79.3B
  2. $39.1B
  3. $32.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Washington product (by dollars) was Transport equip. with $79.3B, followed by Mixed freight ($39.1B) and Electronics ($32.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Washington products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$443B
2018 Value in Washington
$972B
Projected 2045 Value in Washington
120% growth

In 2018, total outbound Washington trade was $443B. This is expected to increase 120% to $972B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Washington trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Washington to other states, or from other states to Washington.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $31.9B
  2. $19.7B
  3. $10.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Washington domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Oregon with $31.9B, followed by California with $19.7B and Illinois and $10.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Washington shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington went to Hillary Rodham Clinton with 52.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (36.8%), followed by Gary Johnson (4.85%). The most partisan county was King County, WA with 71.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing the state of Washington. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Hillary Rodham Clinton
Popular Vote for Washington
52.5% for the Democratic Party
Most Partisan Counties in Washington
  1. 71.9% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)
  2. 71.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 68.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Washington was King County, WA with 71.9% of the vote going to Hillary Rodham Clinton running for the Democratic Party.

The following map shows the counties in Washington colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Washington

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Patty Murray
Senator from Washington3
Assumed office on January 3, 1993
Maria Cantwell
Senator from Washington1
Assumed office on January 3, 2001

Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell are the senators currently representing Washington.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Washington over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Washington

Washington is currently represented by 10 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Washington have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA was $826,300 in 2019, which is 3.44 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $750,500 to $826,300, a 10.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA is 75.2%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA have an average commute time of 28.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$826,300
2019 Median
± $9,535
$750,500
2018 Median
± $13,402

In 2019, the median property value in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA grew to to $826,300 from the previous year's value of $750,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA the largest share of households have a property value in the $750k - $1000k range.

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Household Income

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$146,831
Median Household Income
± $3,800
55.9k
Number of Households
± 1,458

In 2019, the median household income of the 55.9k households in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA grew to $146,831 from the previous year's value of $138,869.

The following chart displays the households in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

75.2%
2019 Homeownership
75.3%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 75.2% of the housing units in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 75.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA have a longer commute time (28.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.75% of the workforce in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (66.9%)
  2. Carpooled (11.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (9.32%)

In 2019, 66.9% of workers in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.2%) and those who worked at home (9.32%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

97.5% of the population of Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA has health coverage, with 70.6% on employee plans, 4.09% on Medicaid, 8.82% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 0.292% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Washington was $7,913 in 2014. This is a 4% increase from the previous year ($7,609).

Primary care physicians in Washington see 1184 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1183 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1198 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 251 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.8%). Additionally, Pend Oreille County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,184 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington

Primary care physicians in Washington see an average of 1,184 patients per year. This represents a 0.0845% increase from the previous year (1,183 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Washington.
$7,913
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Washington
$4,328
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,851
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$8,997
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Washington (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4%, from $7,609 to $7,913.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

2.5%
Uninsured
70.6%
Employer Coverage
4.09%
Medicaid
8.82%
Medicare
13.7%
Non-Group
0.292%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA declined by 9.55% from 2.77% to 2.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sammamish, Issaquah, Mercer Island & Newcastle Cities PUMA, WA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 14.8% prevalence
  2. 14.2% prevalence
  3. 14% prevalence

Wahkiakum County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Washington, at 14.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Washington by county over multiple years.

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