Mercer County MO Information


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  1. Mercer County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forMercer County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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  3. Missouri Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

Mercer County MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,795
Population in Households 3,744
Population in Familes 3,028
Population in Group Qrtrs 51
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $38,740
Average Household Income $51,810
Per Capita Income $21,332


Total Housing Units 2,135 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,160 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 385 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 590 (27.6%)
Median Home Value $86,782
Average Home Value $119,461


Total Households 1,545
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 992
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.03% 0.06%
Households -0.12% -0.04%
Families -0.25% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.29%


Mercer County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mercer County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 114 2nd
Population Density # 113 3rd
Diversity Index # 110 6th
Median Household Income # 82 30th
Per Capita Income # 84 28th

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