Mercer County Population 2017

Mercer County's estimated population is 21,477 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mercer County is the 53rd largest county in Kentucky.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201621,477290.14%
201521,448170.08%
201421,4311030.48%
201321,328-45-0.21%
201221,373890.42%
201121,284-64-0.30%
201021,3482,20011.49%
199019,1481370.72%
198019,0113,05119.12%
197015,9601,3649.35%
196014,596-47-0.32%
195014,643140.10%
194014,6291581.09%
193014,471-324-2.19%
192014,7957325.21%
191014,063-363-2.52%
190014,426-608-4.04%
189015,0348926.31%
188014,1429987.59%
187013,144-557-4.07%
186013,701-366-2.60%
185014,067-4,653-24.86%
184018,7201,0265.80%
183017,6942,10713.52%
182015,5872,95723.41%
181012,6302,98430.94%
18009,6462,55536.03%
17907,0910.00%

Mercer County Population Growth

Population Data via

Mercer County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White20,03293.27%
Black or African American7743.60%
Two or More Races4151.93%
Asian1320.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native690.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander260.12%

Mercer County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Mercer County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Harrodsburg83638419560.67%
Burgin96196870.73%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990