Overall Health Index

People Index

64

97% of the residents in 98040 has health insurance.

Provider Index

98

There are about 12,019 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98040.

Hospital Index

60

The average hospital rating near 98040 is 4 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

93

Residents in 98040 travel 4.7 miles on average to reach a hospital.

People Index

64

97% of the residents in 98040 has health insurance.

Provider Index

98

There are about 12,019 physicians in a 20-mile radius of 98040.

Hospital Index

60

The average hospital rating near 98040 is 4 out of 5 stars.

Travel Index

93

Residents in 98040 travel 4.7 miles on average to reach a hospital.

Quick Summary of 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

The Overall Health Index in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA is 97, ranking 988 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

An estimate of 24,467 residents live in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA with a median age of 45.8 years. 23.9 percent of the population is under the age of 18, and 20.1 percent of the population is at least 65 years of age. 65.1 percent of the residents in 98040 is currently married, and 19.5 percent of the population has never been married. It is estimated that 41.5 percent of the population over the age of 25 have a bachelor's begree. 36.7 percent of the population living in 98040 have a professional or graduate degree.

The monthly median household income in 98040 is $10,779. The monthly median housing costs for residents in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA is approximately $2,285. That means the residents typically spend about 21.2 percent of their income on housing. The national average ratio of a resident spending their income on housing is 21.9 percent.

78.5 percent of the population in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA drive to work alone. 7.4 percent of the people take some form of public transportation like the bus or the train to work. Approximately 65.9 percent of the residents get to work in less than 30 minutes. 2.4 percent of the residents in 98040 get to work in more than 60 minutes. The average household size is approximately 2.48 members with about 1.97 cars available per household. Approximately 5 percent of the households in 98040 - Mercer Island, Washington do not have own a car. It is estimated that 8.7 percent of households in the United States do not own a car.

21.9 percent of the residents have some type of public health insurance like Medicare, Medicaid, VA, or TRICARE. About 89.8 percent of the residents have private health insurance, either through their employer or direct purchase. Military veterans should know that 0 percent of the residents in the ZIP Code of 98040 have VA health insurance. Also, 1.5 percent of the residents receive TRICARE.

A resident in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA would have to travel an average of 4.2 miles to reach the nearest hospital with an emergency room, Overlake Medical Center. In a 20-mile radius, there are 12,019 physicians accessible to residents who live in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA.

Gender Ratio in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

Gender (%)98040WAUSA
Male4949.949.3
Female5150.150.7

Racial Makeup in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

Race (%)98040WAUSA
Non-Hispanic White75.876.773
Non-Hispanic Black1.83.712.7
Asian18.58.15.4
American Indian and Alaska Native01.30.8
Pacific Islander and Native Hawaiian0.20.60.2
Other Race04.14.9
Two or More Races3.47.24.4

Median Income in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

Income (%)98040WAUSA
Under $25,0006.813.416.9
$25,000 to $49,9995.819.321.3
$50,000 to $74,9996.618.618.3
$75,000 to $99,9998.514.713.7
$100,000 and More72.43429.8

Monthly Housing Costs in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

Livability98040WAUSA
Monthly Income ($)10,7795,5154,897
Housing Costs ($)2,2851,2441,084
Housing to Income Ratio (%)21.222.621.9

Education in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

Education Level(%)98040WAUSA
Less Than 9th Grade Education0.74.15.8
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma15.67.6
High School Graduate or Equivalent5.423.127.5
Some College, No Degree1024.421
Associate's Degree4.79.88.2
Bachelor's Degree41.52118.6
Graduate or Professional Degree36.712.111.4

ZIP Codes around 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

LocationPopulationHealth Index
98040 - Mercer Island, WA24,46797
98042 - Kent, WA45,86069
98043 - Mountlake Terrace, WA20,77491
98045 - North Bend, WA14,48462
98047 - Pacific, WA6,77546
98050 - Preston, WA186100
98051 - Ravensdale, WA3,32086
98052 - Redmond, WA63,72487
98053 - Redmond, WA21,80996
98055 - Renton, WA22,90663

People Index

People Index in 98040

64

The People Index in 98040 is 64, ranking 11,876 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick People Index Summary of 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

An estimate of 97 percent of all residents in 98040 has some form of health insurance.

The estimated rate of the residents living in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA who have health insurance is 97 percent. 1.9 percent of the residents use Medicaid. An estimate of 58.3 percent of the residents get their insurance through their employer. Also, 14.6 percent of the population buy their insurance directly. Residents who need health insurance can purchase insurance at The U.S. government healthcare website.

An estimate 95 percent of residents who make between $50,000 and $74,999 have some form of health insurance. Around 90 percent of the residents who make under $25,000 have some form of health insurance.

The Kaiser Family Foundation developed the Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator to estimate health insurance premiums and subsidies for people buying health insurance on their own in health insurance Marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Percent Insured in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

Insurance Type (%)98040WAUSA
No Insurance38.312.2
Public Insurance21.932.333
Private Insurance89.870.366.7

Insurance Types in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

Insurance Type (%)98040WAUSA
Employer Insurance58.347.246.1
Direct Purchase Insurance14.66.66.2
Medicare4.144.6
Medicaid1.913.314.2
TRICARE1.54.42.7
VA00.40.3

Percent Insured by Income in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

Income (%)98040WAUSA
Under $25,000908482
$25,000 to $49,999928584
$50,000 to $74,999958988
$75,000 to $99,999929291
$100,000 and More999593

Types of Insurance by Income in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

Income (%)NonePublicPrivate
Under $25,000104961
$25,000 to $49,99985079
$50,000 to $74,99954583
$75,000 to $99,99983180
$100,000 and More11495

Insurance Rate by Age in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

Insurance Rate by Age (%)98040WAUSA
Under 18999694
Adults (18-64 years)968684
Seniors (65+ years)99.39999

Residents with Disabilities in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

Disability Type98040WAUSA
Any Disability9.412.812.5
Hearing Disability44.13.5
Vision Disability1.94.13.5
Cognitive Disability0.71.31.3
Ambulatory Disability4.46.77
Self-Care Disability0.80.80.9
Independent Living Disability4.85.65.8
Provider Index

Provider Index in 98040

98

The Provider Index in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA is 98, ranking 660 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Provider Index Summary of 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

For the 5,838 residents under the age of 18, there is an estimate of 1,057 pediatricians in a 20-mile radius of 98040 - Mercer Island, WA. An estimate of 49 geriatricians, or physicians who focus on the elderly, who can serve the 4,908 residents over the age of 65 years.

Providers in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

Physician Type in a 20-Mile Radius98040WAUSA
Physicians per 10,000 residents504438
Dentists per 10,000 residents11108
Pediatricians per 10,000 residents under 18211816
Geriatricians per 10,000 residents over 65363028

Hospital Index

Hospital Index in 98040

60

The Hospital Index in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA is 60, ranking 13,176 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Hospitals near 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)Government Rating
Overlake Medical Center44/5
Swedish Cherry Hill Campus54/5
Harborview Medical Center53/5
Swedish Cherry Hill Campus55/5
Average Hospital4.74/5

Travel Index

Travel Index in 98040

93

The Travel Index in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA is 93, ranking 2,308 out of 32,989 ZIP Codes in the United States.

Quick Travel Index Summary of 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

17.7 percent of residents in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA to travel to work in between 30 to 34 minutes.

There are approximately 1.97 cars per household in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA with an approximate average household size of 2.48 members.

The average distance to a hospital is 4.7 miles. 98040 - Mercer Island, WA ranks 2,678 in the country when it comes to the average distance traveled to the closest hospital. The closest hospital with an emergency room is Overlake Medical Center with a distance of 4 miles from the area.

Estimated Cars in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

Housholds with Cars (%)98040WAUSA
No Cars56.68.7
1 Car2429.832.9
2 Cars4838.437.3
3 Cars1816.714.1
4 or More Cars58.36.2

Travel Method to Work in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

Travel Method (%)98040WAUSA
Driving Solo70.573.276.6
Driving with One Person5.27.77.1
Driving with Two People0.61.31.3
Driving with Three People00.50.5
Bus7.94.92.5
Taxi00.10.1
Train0.10.21.8
Walk3.23.262.7
Bicycle0.70.80.6

Closest Hospitals to 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

Hospital NameDistance (mi.)
Overlake Medical Center4
Swedish Cherry Hill Campus5
Harborview Medical Center5

Work Travel Time in 98040 - Mercer Island, WA

Average Travel Time98040WAUSA
Less than 10 min.9.42223.3
10 to 14 min.1115.315.3
15 to 19 min.1714.414.6
20 to 24 min.19.46.66.4
25 to 29 min.9.113.513.7
30 to 34 min.17.73.22.9
35 to 44 min.7.712.812
45 to 59 min.6.36.66.2
60 or more min.2.42.92.7
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