Mercer County, North Dakota Population 2018

Mercer County, North Dakota's estimated population is 8,465 with a growth rate of -1.99% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mercer County, North Dakota is the 17th largest county in North Dakota.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20178,6371722.03%
20178,465-172-1.99%
20168,637-149-1.70%
20158,786750.86%
20148,7111231.43%
20138,5881141.35%
20128,474500.59%
20118,42450.06%
20108,419-1,389-14.16%
19909,8084044.30%
19809,4043,22952.29%
19706,175-630-9.26%
19606,805-1,881-21.66%
19508,686-925-9.62%
19409,611951.00%
19309,5161,29215.71%
19208,2243,47773.25%
19104,7472,969166.99%
19001,7781,350315.42%
18904280.00%

Mercer County, North Dakota Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White8,157
American Indian and Alaska Native231
Some Other Race111
Black or African American81
Asian33
Two or More Races24

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Mercer County, North Dakota Population Pyramid 2018

100200300400500 Male Population100200300400500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Mercer County, North Dakota Median Age

44.7


Total

42.3


Male

46.2


Female

Mercer County, North Dakota Adults

There are 6,729 adults, (1,493 of whom are seniors) in Mercer County, North Dakota.

Mercer County, North Dakota Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mercer County, North Dakota Sex Ratio

Female

4,186

48.47%

Male

4,451

51.53%

Mercer County, North Dakota Households and Families

Mercer County, North Dakota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Mercer County, North Dakota Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.2%8.8%
All82.2%17.8%
Male78.7%21.3%
Female72.4%27.6%
Non Family65.1%34.9%

82.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mercer County, North Dakota Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6492.3382.2
Married2,2992.8691.2
Non Family1,0651.1265.1
Female2102.6272.4
Male752.4478.7

2.75

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mercer County, North Dakota Households

Mercer County, North Dakota Education

Mercer County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3355.46%
9th to 12th Grade2163.52%
High School Graduate1,64526.84%
Some College1,42123.18%
Associates Degree1,12118.29%
Bachelors Degree99916.30%
Graduate Degree3936.41%

Mercer County, North Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,7985,3081,359
Hispanic144113
Native American13710613
Other Race10070
Asian323219
Black1515
Multiple Races551

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 59.38%.

Mercer County, North Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,062$64,451$25,873
Less Than High School$36,250$$21,500
High School Grad$32,625$52,158$17,639
Some College$49,561$77,803$20,229
Bachelors Degree$46,582$64,196$41,552
Graduate Degree$52,004$85,625$47,621

$47,062

Average Earnings

$64,451

Average Male

$25,873

Average Female

Mercer County, North Dakota Language

Mercer County, North Dakota Language by Age

Mercer County, North Dakota Language

94.58% of Mercer County, North Dakota residents speak only English, while 5.42% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 3.29% of the population.

Mercer County, North Dakota Poverty

Mercer County, North Dakota Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,8485286.73%
Black813441.98%
Native1992914.57%
Hispanic232208.62%

7.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.38%

Male Poverty Rate

11.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mercer County, North Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mercer County, North Dakota is Black, with 41.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mercer County, North Dakota is White, with 6.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.84%.

Mercer County, North Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.94%
High School8.15%
Some College7.03%
Bachelors or Greater2.37%

Mercer County, North Dakota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed20.00%
Male Unemployed8.89%
Female Employed7.44%
Male Employed1.08%

Mercer County, North Dakota Income

Mercer County, North Dakota Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$80,337$86,585
Families$92,669$98,026
Married Families$97,868$
Non Families$30,972$54,844

Mercer County, North Dakota Marital Status

Mercer County, North Dakota Marital Status

Marriage Rates

66.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.2%

Male Marriage Rate

67.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Mercer County, North Dakota Married by Age and Sex

Mercer County, North Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Mercer County, North Dakota Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Mercer County, North Dakota Veterans

Mercer County, North Dakota Veterans by War

594

Number of Veterans

579

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam310
Second Gulf War74
Korea45
First Gulf War31
World War II21

Mercer County, North Dakota Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74198
55 to 64145
75+113
35 to 5490
18 to 3448

Mercer County, North Dakota Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5789.07%
Indian74.90%
Asian618.75%
2 or More317.65%

Mercer County, North Dakota Veterans by Education

0.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mercer County, North Dakota Employment Status

Mercer County, North Dakota Employment by Age

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Mercer County, North Dakota Employment by Race

Mercer County, North Dakota Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Mercer County, North Dakota

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Beulah312133762558.17%
Hazen24122422100.41%
Stanton366361-5-1.37%
Zap23724252.11%
Golden Valley182178-4-2.20%
Pick City1231361310.57%
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