Mercerville, New Jersey Population 2021

12,730
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Mercerville is a city located in New Jersey. Mercerville has a 2020 population of 12,730. Mercerville is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -3.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,230 in 2010. Mercerville reached it's highest population of 13,371 in 2015.

The average household income in Mercerville is $106,484 with a poverty rate of 4.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,403 per month, and the median house value is $259,300. The median age in Mercerville is 44.9 years, 45.6 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Mercerville Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mercerville was:

  • White: 86.70%
  • Black or African American: 6.16%
  • Two or more races: 2.49%
  • Asian: 2.34%
  • Other race: 2.04%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Mercerville, New Jersey is 12,730 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,574.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,230.

Mercerville, New Jersey Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,03786.70%
Black or African American7846.16%
Two or More Races3172.49%
Asian2982.34%
Some Other Race2602.04%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander340.27%
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Mercerville Population by Race

Mercerville Population Pyramid $2021

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Mercerville Median Age

44.9


Total

45.6


Male

43.9


Female

Mercerville Adults

There are 10,460 adults, (2,445 of whom are seniors) in Mercerville.

Mercerville Age Dependency

58.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mercerville Sex Ratio

Female

6,961

54.68%

Male

5,769

45.32%

Mercerville Population by Age

Mercerville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mercerville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male93%7%
Married88.5%11.5%
Female82.7%17.3%
All78.6%21.4%
Non Family59.2%40.8%

78.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mercerville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6382.6778.6
Married2,5493.3488.5
Non Family1,5131.3359.2
Female4053.282.7
Male1713.4693

3.28

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Mercerville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2152.40%
9th to 12th Grade3934.38%
High School Graduate2,57828.74%
Some College1,80920.16%
Associates Degree8349.30%
Bachelors Degree2,22524.80%
Graduate Degree91710.22%
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Mercerville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mercerville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,3906,9802,636
Hispanic831708260
Black476395140
Asian17316688
Other Race14312325
2+ Races1149816
Islander343418

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 52.94%.

Mercerville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,471$59,937$42,249
Less Than 9th Grade$35,795$38,636$
High School Graduate$42,244$53,423$37,985
Some College$44,936$59,245$41,250
Bachelors Degree$71,481$77,328$56,688
Graduate Degree$70,362$83,629$59,293

$52,471

Average Earnings

$59,937

Average Male

$42,249

Average Female

Mercerville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mercerville Language by Age

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Mercerville Language

86.17% of Mercerville residents speak only English, while 13.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.31% of the population.

Mercerville Language

Mercerville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,7284274.39%
Hispanic1,5001087.20%
Black6947811.24%

4.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.68%

Male Poverty Rate

4.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mercerville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mercerville is Black, with 11.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mercerville is White, with 4.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.03%.

Mercerville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.09%
Some College4.32%
High School3.65%
Bachelors or Greater1.86%

Mercerville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.30%
Male Unemployed3.78%
Female Employed1.73%
Male Employed1.65%

Mercerville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mercerville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$98,107$106,484
Families$110,759$118,447
Married Families$114,861-
Non Families$57,188$79,621
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Income by Household Type

Mercerville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Mercerville Married by Age and Sex

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Mercerville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Mercerville Marital Status by Race

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Mercerville Marital Status

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611

Number of Veterans

605

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam262
Second Gulf War80
World War II64
First Gulf War63
Korea58

Mercerville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+236
65 to 74222
35 to 54101
18 to 3433
55 to 6419

Mercerville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5776.21%
Hispanic495.22%
Black182.96%
2+ Races1610.06%

Mercerville Veterans by Race

Mercerville Veterans by Education

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2.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mercerville Veterans by Education

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69%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Mercerville Employment by Age

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Mercerville Employment by Race

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Mercerville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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73.06%

Born in Mercerville

91.03%

Native Born

8.97%

Foreign Born

3.65%

Non Citizen

5.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.03% of Mercerville residents were born in the United States, with 73.06% having been born in New Jersey. 3.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mercerville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,7300.00%
202012,7300.00%
201912,7301561.24%
201812,574-580-4.41%
201713,154-174-1.31%
201613,328-43-0.32%
201513,3713232.48%
201413,048-193-1.46%
201313,2412501.92%
201212,9913752.97%
201112,616-614-4.64%
201013,2300.00%

Mercerville Population by Year