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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Medical Lake who work in office and administrative support (18.08%), sales jobs (12.86%), and management occupations (11.54%).
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.
Medical Lake is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Medical Lake are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.27% of adults in Medical Lake having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Medical Lake in 2010 was $21,503, which is lower middle income relative to Washington, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,012 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 Irish, English, Norwegian, and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Medical Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.