Mercer County, Ohio Population 2018

Mercer County, Ohio's estimated population is 40,873 with a growth rate of -0.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mercer County, Ohio is the 61st largest county in Ohio.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201740,873-13-0.03%
201640,8861760.43%
201640,71040.01%
201540,706-15-0.04%
201440,7211140.28%
201340,607-93-0.23%
201240,700-6-0.01%
201140,706-80-0.20%
201040,7861,3433.40%
199039,4431,1092.89%
198038,3343,0698.70%
197035,2652,7068.31%
196032,5594,24815.00%
195028,3112,0557.83%
194026,2561,1604.62%
193025,096-1,776-6.61%
192026,872-664-2.41%
191027,536-485-1.73%
190028,0218012.94%
189027,2205,41224.82%
188021,8084,55426.39%
187017,2543,15022.33%
186014,1046,39282.88%
18507,712-565-6.83%
18408,2777,167645.68%
18301,1101,0151068.42%
1820950.00%

Mercer County, Ohio Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White39,808
Two or More Races365
Black or African American200
Some Other Race190
Asian182
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander138
American Indian and Alaska Native3

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

Mercer County, Ohio 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, Ohio Median Age

40


Total

38.9


Male

41.7


Female

Mercer County, Ohio Adults

There are 30,419 adults, (6,828 of which are seniors) in Mercer County, Ohio.

Mercer County, Ohio Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mercer County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

20,328

49.72%

Male

20,558

50.28%

Mercer County, Ohio Households and Families

Mercer County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Mercer County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
All76%24%
Male63.9%36.1%
Non Family57.3%42.7%
Female50.4%49.6%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mercer County, Ohio Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,1092.5176
Married9,3813.1189.5
Non Family4,6361.1457.3
Female1,1702.7450.4
Male9223.0263.9

3

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Mercer County, Ohio Households

Mercer County, Ohio Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5141.90%
9th to 12th Grade1,7086.30%
High School Graduate12,97247.84%
Some College4,66717.21%
Associates Degree2,6909.92%
Bachelors Degree2,95710.91%
Graduate Degree1,6075.93%

Mercer County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,27124,1794,441
Hispanic374315
Multiple Races18715714
Black1169724
Asian10010082
Other Race9479
Islander6442
Native American333

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

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

Mercer County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,515$42,943$26,629
Less Than High School$18,917$20,492$17,563
High School Grad$32,720$40,910$22,279
Some College$35,188$43,857$27,558
Bachelors Degree$41,148$61,974$33,185
Graduate Degree$53,934$70,405$47,722

$35,515

Average Earnings

$42,943

Average Male

$26,629

Average Female

Mercer County, Ohio Language

Mercer County, Ohio Language by Age

Mercer County, Ohio Language

98.09% of Mercer County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 1.91% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.87% of the population.

Mercer County, Ohio Poverty

Mercer County, Ohio Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38,6622,9657.67%
Hispanic71817924.93%
Islander1386547.10%
Multiple3655515.07%
Black1754928.00%
Asian1813418.78%
Other19021.05%

8.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.65%

Male Poverty Rate

9.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mercer County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mercer County, Ohio is Islander, with 47.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mercer County, Ohio is Other, with 1.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.58%.

Mercer County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.83%
Some College7.59%
High School6.48%
Bachelors or Greater3.97%

Mercer County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed49.68%
Female Unemployed42.82%
Female Employed5.11%
Male Employed2.57%

Mercer County, Ohio Income

Mercer County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,220$67,088
Families$68,744$79,542
Married Families$75,095$
Non Families$27,280$33,556

Mercer County, Ohio Marital Status

Mercer County, Ohio Marital Status

Marriage Rates

59.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Mercer County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

Mercer County, Ohio 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, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Mercer County, Ohio Veterans

Mercer County, Ohio Veterans by War

2,557

Number of Veterans

2,477

Male Veterans

80

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam927
First Gulf War350
Korea331
World War II221
Second Gulf War147

Mercer County, Ohio Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+802
65 to 74725
35 to 54474
55 to 64455
18 to 34101

Mercer County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,4848.34%
Black3021.74%
Hispanic296.99%
Other2930.85%
2 or More147.33%

Mercer County, Ohio Veterans by Education

2.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mercer County, Ohio Employment Status

Mercer County, Ohio Employment by Age

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Mercer County, Ohio Employment by Race

Mercer County, Ohio Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Mercer County, Ohio

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Celina1040710324-83-0.80%
Coldwater44274505781.76%
St. Henry24272513863.54%
Fort Recovery14441437-7-0.48%
Rockford11201102-18-1.61%
Mendon662648-14-2.11%
Chickasaw29029882.76%
Burkettsville 244259156.15%
Montezuma161159-2-1.24%
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