Medina is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 3,188 people and just one neighborhood, Medina is the 157th largest community in Washington.
Real Estate Prices
Medina home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Medina real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Medina is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 97.66% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Medina is a city of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Medina who work in management occupations (39.83%), sales jobs (14.15%) and business and financial occupations (10.50%).
Of important note, Medina is also a city of artists. Medina has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Medina’s character.
Also of interest is that Medina has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Medina is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Medina is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Medina really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Medina perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Even though Medina is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.