Mercer County Population 2018

Mercer County's estimated population is 59,753 with a growth rate of -1.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mercer County is the 8th largest county in West Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201759,753-741-1.22%
201660,494-544-0.89%
201561,038-648-1.05%
201461,686-156-0.25%
201361,842-518-0.83%
201262,360-142-0.23%
201162,5021620.26%
201062,340-2,640-4.06%
199064,980-8,962-12.12%
198073,94210,73616.99%
197063,206-5,000-7.33%
196068,206-6,807-9.07%
195075,0136,7249.85%
194068,2896,96611.36%
193061,32311,76523.74%
192049,55811,18729.15%
191038,37115,34866.66%
190023,0237,02143.88%
189016,0028,535114.30%
18807,4674035.70%
18707,0642453.59%
18606,8192,59761.51%
18504,2221,98989.07%
18402,2330.00%

Mercer County Population Growth

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Mercer County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White55,71493.24%
Black or African American3,7806.33%
Two or More Races1,0461.75%
Asian3570.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native1430.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.01%

Mercer County Population Pyramid

0k1k1k2k2k3k Male Population0k1k1k2k2k3k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
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