Medical Lake is a somewhat small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 4,942 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 (16.94%), management occupations (13.90%), and sales jobs (12.60%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Medical Lake. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
As is often the case in a small city, Medical Lake doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Medical Lake citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.22% of adults in Medical Lake have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Medical Lake in 2010 was $20,494, which is lower middle income relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,976 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 English, Irish, Polish, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Medical Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.