Medical Lake is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 4,957 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Medical Lake is the 127th largest community in Washington.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Medical Lake is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Medical Lake is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Medical Lake who work in office and administrative support (17.41%), sales jobs (12.99%), and management occupations (11.44%).
Medical Lake is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Medical Lake, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Being a small city, Medical Lake does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Medical Lake are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.35% of adults in Medical Lake having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Medical Lake in 2010 was $21,726, which is lower middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,904 for a family of four. However, Medical Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Medical Lake is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Medical Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Medical Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Medical Lake include German, English, Irish, Polish, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Medical Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Slavic languages and Italian.