Mercedes is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 16,969, it is the 161st largest city in Texas and the 2103rd largest city in the United States. Mercedes is currently growing at a rate of 0.62% annually and its population has increased by 8.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,570 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Mercedes has a population density of 1,438 people per square mile.
The average household income in Mercedes is $51,206 with a poverty rate of 32.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $569 per month, and the median house value is $69,100. The median age in Mercedes is 32.1 years, 31.3 years for males, and 32.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.4 males.