The Borough of Mercersburg had a population of 1,564 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Mercersburg is located at latitude 39.8279 and longitude -77.9033 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Mercersburg encompass a land area of 0.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 584 feet.
The Borough of Mercersburg (GNIS ID: 1215245) 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.
|Total Population||1,564 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,564 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||1,203 (76.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$47,368|
|Average Household Income||$58,997|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||17%|
|Per Capita Income||$25,123|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||778 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||299 (38.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||367 (47.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||112 (14.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$193,155|
|Average Home Value||$237,375|
|Housing Affordability Index3||124|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.11%|
|Per Capita Income||1.47%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.2%|
The table below compares Mercersburg to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 743||58th|
|Population Density||# 763||57th|
|Median Household Income||# 1331||24th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 152||9th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1308||26th|
|Diversity Index||# 451||74th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.