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The Borough of Mercer had a population of 1,886 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Mercer is located at latitude 41.227 and longitude -80.2398 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Mercer 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 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||1,886 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,879 (99.6%)|
|Population in Families||1,395 (74.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||7 ( 0.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$56,118|
|Average Household Income||$67,760|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$31,082|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,000 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||455 (45.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||423 (42.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||123 (12.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$127,174|
|Average Home Value||$151,593|
|Housing Affordability Index3||237|
|Average Household Size||2.14|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.93%|
|Per Capita Income||2.48%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.49%|
The table below compares Mercer to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 Density||# 800||55th|
|Median Household Income||# 928||47th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 1319||75th|
|Per Capita Income||# 732||58th|
|Diversity Index||# 1119||37th|
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