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Population Demographics for Mercer County, Kentucky in 2017, 2018

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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population21,331100
Black or African American7653
Hispanic or Latino4902
Two or More Races3801
Some Other Race2711

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

Total Population10,40710,92421,331
Black or African American366399765
Hispanic or Latino272218490
Two or More Races189191380
Some Other Race162109271

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Mercer County

Total Population:21,331
Male Population:10,407
Female Population:10,924

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Mercer County

Both sexes42

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Mercer County

Total Population:21,203
Male Population:10,377
Under 5 years:648
5 to 9 years:706
10 to 14 years:743
15 to 17 years:512
18 and 19 years:260
20 years:107
21 years:113
22 to 24 years:305
25 to 29 years:567
30 to 34 years:572
35 to 39 years:663
40 to 44 years:676
45 to 49 years:814
50 to 54 years:849
55 to 59 years:745
60 and 61 years:274
62 to 64 years:412
65 and 66 years:218
67 to 69 years:298
70 to 74 years:374
75 to 79 years:235
80 to 84 years:169
85 years and over:117
Female Population:10,826
Under 5 years:627
5 to 9 years:631
10 to 14 years:719
15 to 17 years:452
18 and 19 years:217
20 years:98
21 years:111
22 to 24 years:288
25 to 29 years:571
30 to 34 years:593
35 to 39 years:685
40 to 44 years:757
45 to 49 years:852
50 to 54 years:850
55 to 59 years:776
60 and 61 years:301
62 to 64 years:428
65 and 66 years:257
67 to 69 years:337
70 to 74 years:450
75 to 79 years:319
80 to 84 years:265
85 years and over:242

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Mercer County

Under 18 years:1
18 years and over:2

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Mercer County

Family led homes:6,053
Husband-wife family:4,656
Other family:1,397
Population of male led with no wife present:388
Population female led with no husband present:1,009
Population of Nonfamily homes:2,629
Population living alone:2,268
Population not living alone:361

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

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

Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:2,850
Population of family homes:2,815
Husband-wife family:1,906
Under 6 years only:414
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:381
6 to 17 years only:1,111
Other family:909
Male householder, no wife present:244
Under 6 years only:68
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:31
6 to 17 years only:145
Female led with no husband present:665
Under 6 years only:150
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:104
6 to 17 years only:411
Nonfamily households:35
Male led households:26
Under 6 years only:5
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:3
6 to 17 years only:18
Female led householder:9
Under 6 years only:2
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:0
6 to 17 years only:7
Households with no people under 18 years:5,832
Family households:3,238
Husband-wife family:2,750
Other family:488
Male led with no wife present:144
Female led with no husband present:344
Nonfamily households:2,594
Male led householder:1,168
Female led householder:1,426

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Mercer County, by type

Total Home Population:8,682
Population of Family homes:6,053
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:201
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:852
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:1,218
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:1,363
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:615
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:586
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:787
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:343
Population of 85 year olds and over:88
Population of  Nonfamily Homes:2,629
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:106
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:217
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:220
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:486
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:289
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:276
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:468
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:378
Population of 85 year olds and over:189

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

 households in Mercer County containing people over 60

Total Population:8,682
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:3,356
1-person household:1,234
2-or-more-person household:2,122
Family households:2,032
Nonfamily households:90
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:5,326
1-person household:1,034
2-or-more-person household:4,292
Family homes:4,021
Nonfamily homes:271

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

 homes in Mercer County with multiple generations.

Total Population:8,682
Home has three or more generations:316
Home does not have three or more generations:8,366

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Mercer County under 18 years old in homes

Total Population:5,029
Unmarried partner of home lead present:429
In family homes:395
Population of male led and male partner homes:5
Population of male led and female partner households:150
Population of female led and female partner households:24
Population of female led and male partner households:216
In nonfamily homes:34
Population of male led and male partner homes:1
Population of male led and female partner homes:28
Population of female led and female partner homes:2
Population of female led and male partner homes:3
No unmarried partner of home lead present:4,600
In family homes:4,582
Population of husband-wife family homes:3,498
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:214
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:870
In nonfamily homes:18

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Mercer County

Total Population:17,678
Population Under 18 years:4,926
Population 18 years and over:12,752

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Mercer County have lived in one place.

Population of Owner occupied homes:6,399
Family home:4,714
Nonfamily homess:1,685
Male led home:708
Living alone:598
Not living alone:110
Female led home:977
Living alone:892
Not living alone:85
Population of Renter occupied homes:2,283
Family run homes:1,339
Husband-wife family:699
Other family:640
Male led with no wife present:164
Female led with no husband present:476
Nonfamily Homes:944
Male led homes:486
Male living alone:384
Male not living alone:102
Female led homes:458
Females living alone:394
Females not living alone:64

Content provided by the US Census bureau for the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.

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