Mercerville, New Jersey Population 2020

12,574
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Mercerville is a city located in New Jersey. Mercerville has a 2020 population of 12,574. Mercerville is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -4.96% 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 $100,648 with a poverty rate of 4.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,317 per month, and the median house value is $258,600. The median age in Mercerville is 44 years, 42.7 years for males, and 45.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.3 males.

Mercerville Demographics

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

  • White: 83.50%
  • Black or African American: 7.98%
  • Asian: 4.42%
  • Other race: 2.15%
  • Two or more races: 1.96%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mercerville, New Jersey is 12,574, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,49983.50%
Black or African American1,0037.98%
Asian5564.42%
Some Other Race2702.15%
Two or More Races2461.96%
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Mercerville Population Pyramid 2020

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Mercerville Median Age

44


Total

42.7


Male

45.2


Female

Mercerville Adults

There are 10,306 adults, (2,421 of whom are seniors) in Mercerville.

Mercerville Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Mercerville Sex Ratio

Female

6,679

53.12%

Male

5,895

46.88%

Mercerville Households and Families

Mercerville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mercerville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
Male84.9%15.1%
All78.7%21.3%
Female77.9%22.1%
Non Family59.6%40.4%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6132.6578.7
Married2,3703.3890.9
Non Family1,5751.3159.6
Female4163.2577.9
Male2523.2684.9

3.31

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mercerville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3904.37%
9th to 12th Grade4054.54%
High School Graduate2,53628.40%
Some College1,87020.94%
Associates Degree8809.86%
Bachelors Degree1,93621.68%
Graduate Degree91210.21%
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Mercerville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,3206,8682,440
Hispanic599483172
Black569507148
Asian39121488
Other Race17015234
Multiple Races907318

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.33%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,099$54,911$40,537
Less Than High School$23,850$23,950$
High School Grad$40,615$52,786$31,912
Some College$47,670$54,688$39,082
Bachelors Degree$72,244$79,048$60,313
Graduate Degree$68,780$98,086$55,665

$51,099

Average Earnings

$54,911

Average Male

$40,537

Average Female

Mercerville Language

Mercerville Language by Age

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Mercerville Language

85.74% of Mercerville residents speak only English, while 14.26% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 8.58% of the population.

Mercerville Poverty

Mercerville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,6444584.75%
Hispanic1,0551049.86%
Black911697.57%

4.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.08%

Male Poverty Rate

5.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mercerville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mercerville is Hispanic, with 9.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mercerville is White, with 4.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.16%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School12.81%
High School3.74%
Some College3.69%
Bachelors or Greater2.19%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed15.14%
Male Employed1.96%
Male Unemployed1.63%
Female Employed1.50%

Mercerville Income

Mercerville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$91,397$100,648
Families$103,750$110,899
Married Families$112,196-
Non Families$54,583$78,863
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Mercerville Marital Status

Mercerville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

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 55-64.

Mercerville Marital Status by Race

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Mercerville Veterans

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602

Number of Veterans

595

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam251
Second Gulf War93
First Gulf War75
World War II65
Korea50
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Age Group Veterans
75+219
65 to 74205
35 to 54123
18 to 3439
55 to 6416
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5786.53%
Hispanic466.52%
2 or More1813.74%
Black60.83%

Mercerville Veterans by Education

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3.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mercerville Employment Status

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69.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

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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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71.70%

Born in New Jersey

89.41%

Native Born

10.59%

Foreign Born

3.28%

Non Citizen

7.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.41% of Mercerville residents were born in the United States, with 71.70% having been born in New Jersey. 3.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202012,5740.00%
201912,5740.00%
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%