The Borough of Mercer had a population of 1,934 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Mercer is located at latitude 41.2265 and longitude -80.2364 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Mercer (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mercer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,263 feet.
The Borough of Mercer (GNIS ID: 1215444) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mercer population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,934|
|Population in Familes||1,449|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.2|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||998 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||453 (45.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||425 (42.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||120 (12.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$114,316|
|Average Home Value||$134,106|
|Median Household Income||$43,603|
|Average Household Income||$53,498|
|Per Capita Income||$24,287|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-4.32%|
|Per Capita Income||0.52%|
The table below compares Mercer to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 659||63rd|
|Population Density1||# 793||55th|
|Diversity Index2||# 1149||35th|
|Median Household Income||# 1178||33rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 969||45th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.