Mercer County Population 2017

Mercer County's estimated population is 60,468 with a growth rate of -0.94% 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
201660,468-575-0.94%
201561,043-603-0.98%
201461,646-195-0.32%
201361,841-541-0.87%
201262,382-73-0.12%
201162,4551460.23%
201062,309-2,671-4.11%
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

Population Data via

Mercer County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White55,71492.14%
Black or African American3,7806.25%
Two or More Races1,0461.73%
Asian3570.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native1430.24%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.00%

Mercer County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Mercer County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Bluefield1043710191-246-2.36%
Princeton61215962-159-2.60%
Athens1045940-105-10.05%
Bramwell364352-12-3.30%
Matoaka223218-5-2.24%
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