Mercer County, Ohio Population 2022

Mercer County, Ohio's estimated population is 41,832 with a growth rate of 0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mercer County, Ohio is the 61st largest county in Ohio. The 2010 Population was 40,788 and has seen a growth of 2.56% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
1820950.00%
18301,1101,0151068.42%
18408,2777,167645.68%
18507,712-565-6.83%
186014,1046,39282.88%
187017,2543,15022.33%
188021,8084,55426.39%
189027,2205,41224.82%
190028,0218012.94%
191027,536-485-1.73%
192026,872-664-2.41%
193025,096-1,776-6.61%
194026,2561,1604.62%
195028,3112,0557.83%
196032,5594,24815.00%
197035,2652,7068.31%
198038,3343,0698.70%
199039,4431,1092.89%
201040,7881,3453.41%
201140,715-73-0.18%
201240,705-10-0.02%
201340,615-90-0.22%
201440,7301150.28%
201540,723-7-0.02%
201640,715-8-0.02%
201740,8581430.35%
201840,952940.23%
201941,1722200.54%
202041,3922200.53%
202141,6122200.53%
202241,8322200.53%
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Mercer County, Ohio Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,63896.60%
Black or African American2790.68%
Asian2720.66%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3370.82%
Some Other Race1100.27%
Two or More Races3980.97%
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Mercer County, Ohio Population by Race

Mercer County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2022

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Mercer County, Ohio Median Age

39.4


Total

38.1


Male

41.3


Female

Mercer County, Ohio Adults

There are 30,482 adults, (7,254 of whom are seniors) in Mercer County, Ohio.

Mercer County, Ohio Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Mercer County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female

20,335

49.56%

Male

20,699

50.44%

Mercer County, Ohio Population by Age

Mercer County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mercer County, Ohio Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.5%8.5%
All79.3%20.7%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Male62.9%37.1%
Female49.6%50.4%

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mercer County, Ohio Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,0782.5279.3
Married9,1923.1591.5
Male8043.4862.9
Female9832.749.6
Non Family5,0991.265.5

3.06

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Mercer County, Ohio Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3541.30%
9th to 12th Grade1,7576.47%
High School Graduate11,87343.74%
Some College4,65417.15%
Associates Degree3,24811.97%
Bachelors Degree3,41312.57%
Graduate Degree1,8436.79%
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Mercer County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mercer County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian11711778
2+ Races258228103
Islander1179429
White26,16024,1915,034
Black1289511
Hispanic3933374
Other Race7171

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.67%.

Mercer County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,157$50,814$33,070
Less Than 9th Grade$22,538$30,957$17,988
High School Graduate$39,698$48,005$26,175
Some College$40,914$52,610$32,100
Bachelors Degree$48,268$69,630$41,546
Graduate Degree$60,069$65,672$56,797

$42,157

Average Earnings

$50,814

Average Male

$33,070

Average Female

Mercer County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mercer County, Ohio Language by Age

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Mercer County, Ohio Language

98.11% of Mercer County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 1.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.

Mercer County, Ohio Language

Mercer County, Ohio Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2234721.08%
Multiple3925714.54%
Hispanic7638911.66%
Islander337205.93%
White38,3902,0555.35%
Asian25420.79%
Other4NaN%

5.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.10%

Male Poverty Rate

6.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mercer County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mercer County, Ohio is Black, with 21.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mercer County, Ohio is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.50%.

Mercer County, Ohio Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.31%
High School4.60%
Some College4.67%
Bachelors or Greater2.51%

Mercer County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.44%
Male Unemployed12.50%
Female Employed3.28%
Female Unemployed12.70%

Mercer County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mercer County, Ohio Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,566$80,261
Families$81,506$93,139
Married Families$86,749-
Non Families$39,475$49,024
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Income by Household Type

Mercer County, Ohio Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

59.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Mercer County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

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Mercer County, Ohio Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Mercer County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

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Mercer County, Ohio Marital Status

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2,015

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War133
First Gulf War188
Vietnam874
Korea293
World War II23

Mercer County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3480
35 to 54247
55 to 64339
65 to 74623
75+726

Mercer County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9726.67%
Black2113.29%
Other Race1517.24%
2+ Races72.55%
Hispanic306.16%

Mercer County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Mercer County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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7.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mercer County, Ohio Veterans by Education

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69%

Labor Force Participation

67.3%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Mercer County, Ohio Employment by Age

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Mercer County, Ohio Employment by Race

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Mercer County, Ohio 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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86.86%

Born in Mercer County, Ohio

98.27%

Native Born

1.73%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.27% of Mercer County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 86.86% having been born in Ohio. 1.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Mercer County, Ohio Place of Birth

  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

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