Mercer Mercer County, Pennsylvania

Mercer: Borough in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, United States

About

Mercer is a city located in the county of Mercer in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,002 and a population density of 1,756 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,865 inhabitants.

The city was created 219 years ago in 1802.

Mercer Quick Facts

Population : 1,865 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Mercer County
Postal code : 16137
Area : 1.14 km2
Capital city : Mercer is capital of Mercer County
Establishment : January 01, 1803 (219 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:22:14 (25th May 2022)
Density : 1,636 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.35% (2010-2020)
Mercer locator map
Location of Mercer on Pennsylvania map.
Mercer County Courthouse '1' image
Mercer County Courthouse '1'
Mercer County Courthouse '1' image

Geography

Mercer is located at 41°13'37"N 80°14'23"W (41.2270000, -80.2397900).

Mercer map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Mercer decreased by 7.35% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,002 - census
2011 2,027 1.23% estimation process
2012 2,013 -0.7% estimation process
2013 2,000 -0.65% estimation process
2014 1,988 -0.6% estimation process
2015 1,970 -0.91% estimation process
2016 1,947 -1.18% estimation process
2017 1,926 -1.09% estimation process
2018 1,906 -1.05% estimation process
2019 1,882 -1.28% estimation process
2020 1,865 -0.91% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,419
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,895
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -6.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 7,636
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,874
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.6%
People over 65 (%) : 21.5%
Female persons, % : 52.2%
White only, percent : 94.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 92.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 540
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.3%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 75.0%

Mercer zip code is 16137. County name: Mercer, County fips: 42085

Merser, Мерсер

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 75.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $99,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,011
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $413
2015-2019 median gross rent : $677
2015-2019 Households : 3,272
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.30
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 93.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 80.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.5%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 11,632
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 208,242
2012 total retail sales per capita : $26,756
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $50,829
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $30,614
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 499
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 151
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 172
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 399
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 360
2010 population per square mile : 2,018.1
2010 land area in square miles : 3.90

Schools in Mercer

College & universities near Mercer, PA

Code Name City ZIP
366632 Mercer County Career Center Mercer (PA) 16137

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Mercer, PA

Code Name Address Type
ALC Alliance 820 East Main Street RAIL
PGH Union Station 1100 Liberty Avenue RAIL
ERI Union Station 125 West 14th Street RAIL
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL

Post offices near Mercer

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mercer Post Office Mercer (PA) 16137

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Mercer County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Mercer County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Hermitage 15,468 City in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, United States
Neshannock 9,166 Township in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania
Grove City 7,648 Borough in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, United States
Farrell 4,542 City of Pennsylvania
Sharpsville 4,041 City in Tipton County, Indiana, United States of America
Shenango 3,641 Township in Mercer County, Pennsylvania
Charleston 3,390 Township in Tioga County, Pennsylvania
Stoneboro 974 Borough of Pennsylvania
Sharon 820 City in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, United States
West Middlesex 794 Borough in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, United States
Sandy Lake 621 Borough of Pennsylvania
Clark 588 Borough of Pennsylvania
Wheatland 577 Borough of Pennsylvania
New Vernon 502 Township in Mercer County, Pennsylvania
Fredonia 452 Borough of Pennsylvania
Jackson Center 206 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Mercer distances to largest Pennsylvania cities