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Mercer County Statistics

Facts

Land area419.0 square miles
Population Density148.6 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)61,984
Population change-0.5%
Under 5 years of age6.2%
Under 1820.7%
65 and over18.9%
Females52.1%
White91.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race1
Asian0.6%
Two or more races1.6%
Black or African American6.3%
Native American0.2%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school81%
Had a bachelor degree or higher17.7%
Veterans5,385

Households and Housing

Households25,641
Persons per household2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more88.2%
Median household income$34,842
The Per capita income$20,391
Live below the poverty line22.2%
Housing units29,690
Multi-unit structures11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$79,400
Residents owning their homes72.2%

Business Facts

Total number of firms3,671
Women-owned firms32.8%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms3.5%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$765,556
Retail sales per capita$12,455
Manufacturers shipments$252,489
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data