Population Demographics for Mercer County, Illinois in 2019, 2018



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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population16,434100
White16,15398
Hispanic or Latino3071
Two or More Races122Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

MaleFemaleTotal
Total Population8,1258,30916,434
White7,9688,18516,153
Hispanic or Latino142165307
Two or More Races6953122

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Mercer County

 
Total Population:16,434
Male Population:8,125
Female Population:8,309

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Mercer County

 
Both sexes43
Male42
Female44

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Mercer County

 
Total Population:16,249
Male Population:8,048
Under 5 years:462
5 to 9 years:500
10 to 14 years:605
15 to 17 years:317
18 and 19 years:204
20 years:75
21 years:68
22 to 24 years:251
25 to 29 years:394
30 to 34 years:415
35 to 39 years:478
40 to 44 years:482
45 to 49 years:653
50 to 54 years:667
55 to 59 years:633
60 and 61 years:241
62 to 64 years:313
65 and 66 years:172
67 to 69 years:285
70 to 74 years:304
75 to 79 years:249
80 to 84 years:150
85 years and over:130
Female Population:8,201
Under 5 years:502
5 to 9 years:513
10 to 14 years:512
15 to 17 years:307
18 and 19 years:182
20 years:87
21 years:67
22 to 24 years:200
25 to 29 years:374
30 to 34 years:433
35 to 39 years:457
40 to 44 years:571
45 to 49 years:670
50 to 54 years:616
55 to 59 years:602
60 and 61 years:232
62 to 64 years:303
65 and 66 years:201
67 to 69 years:280
70 to 74 years:356
75 to 79 years:282
80 to 84 years:208
85 years and over:246

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Mercer County

 
Total:2
Under 18 years:0
18 years and over:1

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Mercer County

 
Total:6,734
Family led homes:4,724
Husband-wife family:3,924
Other family:800
Population of male led with no wife present:271
Population female led with no husband present:529
Population of Nonfamily homes:2,010
Population living alone:1,739
Population not living alone:271

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Mercer County with people under 18 years old:

 
Total:6,734
Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:2,029
Population of family homes:2,001
Husband-wife family:1,465
Under 6 years only:296
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:278
6 to 17 years only:891
Other family:536
Male householder, no wife present:184
Under 6 years only:59
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:28
6 to 17 years only:97
Female led with no husband present:352
Under 6 years only:85
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:55
6 to 17 years only:212
Nonfamily households:28
Male led households:25
Under 6 years only:4
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:2
6 to 17 years only:19
Female led householder:3
Under 6 years only:1
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:0
6 to 17 years only:2
Households with no people under 18 years:4,705
Family households:2,723
Husband-wife family:2,459
Other family:264
Male led with no wife present:87
Female led with no husband present:177
Nonfamily households:1,982
Male led householder:969
Female led householder:1,013

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Mercer County, by type

 
Total Home Population:6,734
Population of Family homes:4,724
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:105
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:587
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:881
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:1,117
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:512
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:464
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:638
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:337
Population of 85 year olds and over:83
Population of Nonfamily Homes:2,010
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:105
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:181
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:125
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:335
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:193
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:173
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:361
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:298
Population of 85 year olds and over:239

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

households in Mercer County containing people over 60

 
Total Population:6,734
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:2,734
1-person household:1,010
2-or-more-person household:1,724
Family households:1,651
Nonfamily households:73
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:4,000
1-person household:729
2-or-more-person household:3,271
Family homes:3,073
Nonfamily homes:198

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

homes in Mercer County with multiple generations.

 
Total Population:6,734
Home has three or more generations:169
Home does not have three or more generations:6,565

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Mercer County under 18 years old in homes

 
Total Population:3,715
Unmarried partner of home lead present:333
In family homes:305
Population of male led and male partner homes:5
Population of male led and female partner households:159
Population of female led and female partner households:3
Population of female led and male partner households:138
In nonfamily homes:28
Population of male led and male partner homes:0
Population of male led and female partner homes:27
Population of female led and female partner homes:1
Population of female led and male partner homes:0
No unmarried partner of home lead present:3,382
In family homes:3,371
Population of husband-wife family homes:2,773
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:147
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:451
In nonfamily homes:11

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Mercer County

 
Total Population:13,625
Population Under 18 years:3,650
Population 18 years and over:9,975

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Mercer County have lived in one place.

 
Total:6,734
Population of Owner occupied homes:5,420
Family home:4,075
Nonfamily homess:1,345
Male led home:664
Living alone:539
Not living alone:125
Female led home:681
Living alone:624
Not living alone:57
Population of Renter occupied homes:1,314
Family run homes:649
Husband-wife family:376
Other family:273
Male led with no wife present:87
Female led with no husband present:186
Nonfamily Homes:665
Male led homes:330
Male living alone:275
Male not living alone:55
Female led homes:335
Females living alone:301
Females not living alone:34