Bellevue 12th wealthiest city in state
November 2, 2012 · Updated 3:59 PM
A recently released U.S. Census Bureau report lists Bellevue as the 12th wealthiest city in Washington with a median family income of $98,342. The survey looked at cities with more than 20,000 residents.
The statistics were representative of income by family group, not household. They show the median income for a given town or city, meaning they represent the income of a family with equal numbers of families making more and less than it.
Other Eastside cities scoring high on the list are:
1. Mercer Island, $146,476.
2. Sammamish, $141,712
5. Redmond, $114,330
6. Issaquah $112,558
7. Kirkland, $107,122
Seattle was 16th on the list with a median family income of $91,898.
The median family income in the United States is $62,735, according to the most recent American Community Survey results.
For more on the survey, including the research methods and a fact sheet, you can check out the full results on the U.S. Census Bureau's website, www.census.gov.