Mercer County, Missouri's estimated population is 3,488 with a growth rate of -0.71% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mercer County, Missouri is the 114th largest county in Missouri. The 2010 Population was 3,785 and has seen a growth of -7.85% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.
96.58% of Mercer County, Missouri residents speak only English, while 3.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.53% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Mercer County, Missouri is Black, with 42.86% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Mercer County, Missouri is Multiple, with 4.39% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.22%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Mercer County, Missouri
97.63% of Mercer County, Missouri residents were born in the United States, with 63.90% having been born in Missouri. 1.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.