Mercer County, Missouri Population 2018

Mercer County, Missouri's estimated population is 3,678 with a growth rate of -0.65% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mercer County, Missouri is the 114th largest county in Missouri.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20173,678-24-0.65%
20163,702441.20%
20163,658-2-0.05%
20153,660-23-0.62%
20143,683190.52%
20133,664-44-1.19%
20123,708-65-1.72%
20113,77330.08%
20103,770471.26%
19903,723-962-20.53%
19804,685-225-4.58%
19704,910-840-14.61%
19605,750-1,485-20.53%
19507,235-1,531-17.47%
19408,766-584-6.25%
19309,350-1,931-17.12%
192011,281-1,054-8.54%
191012,335-2,371-16.12%
190014,7061250.86%
189014,581-92-0.63%
188014,6733,11626.96%
187011,5572,25724.27%
18609,3006,609245.60%
18502,6910.00%

Mercer County, Missouri Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White3,594
Two or More Races51
Asian19
Black or African American17
Some Other Race16
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Mercer County, Missouri Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Mercer County, Missouri Median Age

43.9


Total

43


Male

44.6


Female

Mercer County, Missouri Adults

There are 2,777 adults, (763 of which are seniors) in Mercer County, Missouri.

Mercer County, Missouri Age Dependency

84

Age Dependency Ratio

38

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46

Child Dependency Ratio

Mercer County, Missouri Sex Ratio

Female

1,846

49.86%

Male

1,856

50.14%

Mercer County, Missouri Households and Families

Mercer County, Missouri Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mercer County, Missouri Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
Male84.6%15.4%
All74.7%25.3%
Non Family58.3%41.7%
Female56.2%43.8%

74.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mercer County, Missouri Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4252.5574.7
Married7863.2487
Non Family4701.0758.3
Female1303.2656.2
Male394.1384.6

3.2

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mercer County, Missouri Households

Mercer County, Missouri Education

Mercer County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1465.81%
9th to 12th Grade1355.37%
High School Graduate1,19947.67%
Some College43217.18%
Associates Degree1797.12%
Bachelors Degree27110.78%
Graduate Degree1536.08%

Mercer County, Missouri Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,4622,196409
Hispanic23124
Multiple Races1211
Asian111111
Other Race81
Black74

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Mercer County, Missouri Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,939$31,138$26,491
Less Than High School$18,214$25,069$6,458
High School Grad$27,244$31,029$20,417
Some College$27,656$38,125$25,682
Bachelors Degree$29,519$40,729$27,440
Graduate Degree$38,500$88,500$37,328

$28,939

Average Earnings

$31,138

Average Male

$26,491

Average Female

Mercer County, Missouri Language

Mercer County, Missouri Language by Age

Mercer County, Missouri Language

91.33% of Mercer County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 8.67% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 7.70% of the population.

Mercer County, Missouri Poverty

Mercer County, Missouri Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,50551814.78%
Hispanic46613.04%
Black9666.67%

14.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.29%

Male Poverty Rate

15.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mercer County, Missouri

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mercer County, Missouri is Black, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mercer County, Missouri is Hispanic, with 13.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.52%.

Mercer County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.73%
High School12.17%
Some College11.88%
Bachelors or Greater1.91%

Mercer County, Missouri Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.78%
Male Unemployed14.81%
Female Employed6.56%
Male Employed4.90%

Mercer County, Missouri Income

Mercer County, Missouri Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,817$51,765
Families$51,893$60,941
Married Families$58,676$
Non Families$24,333$32,253

Mercer County, Missouri Marital Status

Mercer County, Missouri Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Mercer County, Missouri Married by Age and Sex

Mercer County, Missouri Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Mercer County, Missouri Marital Status by Race

Mercer County, Missouri Veterans

Mercer County, Missouri Veterans by War

275

Number of Veterans

272

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam140
Korea52
World War II24
First Gulf War18
Second Gulf War16

Mercer County, Missouri Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7499
75+96
55 to 6453
35 to 5417
18 to 3410

Mercer County, Missouri Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White27410.03%
Hispanic27.41%
2 or More18.33%

Mercer County, Missouri Veterans by Education

9.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mercer County, Missouri Employment Status

Mercer County, Missouri Employment by Age

58.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.8%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Mercer County, Missouri Employment by Race

Mercer County, Missouri Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Mercer County, Missouri

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Princeton11591127-32-2.76%
Mercer317313-4-1.26%
South Lineville282800.00%
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