Population Demographics for Mercer County, West Virginia in 2020, 2019



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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population62,264100
White57,00991
Black or African American3,7916
Two or More Races8891
Hispanic or Latino480Below 1%
Asian325Below 1%
American Indian141Below 1%
Some Other Race107Below 1%

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

MaleFemaleTotal
Total Population29,75432,51062,264
White27,24029,76957,009
Black or African American1,8081,9833,791
Two or More Races436453889
Hispanic or Latino251229480
Asian135190325
American Indian6972141
Some Other Race6443107

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Mercer County

 
Total Population:62,264
Male Population:29,754
Female Population:32,510

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Mercer County

 
Both sexes42
Male40
Female44

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Mercer County

 
Total Population:61,076
Male Population:29,253
Under 5 years:1,839
5 to 9 years:1,691
10 to 14 years:1,831
15 to 17 years:1,151
18 and 19 years:691
20 years:347
21 years:342
22 to 24 years:1,031
25 to 29 years:1,623
30 to 34 years:1,753
35 to 39 years:1,827
40 to 44 years:1,884
45 to 49 years:1,977
50 to 54 years:2,137
55 to 59 years:2,308
60 and 61 years:916
62 to 64 years:1,252
65 and 66 years:669
67 to 69 years:929
70 to 74 years:1,181
75 to 79 years:850
80 to 84 years:624
85 years and over:400
Female Population:31,823
Under 5 years:1,723
5 to 9 years:1,687
10 to 14 years:1,791
15 to 17 years:1,054
18 and 19 years:714
20 years:376
21 years:382
22 to 24 years:1,074
25 to 29 years:1,734
30 to 34 years:1,874
35 to 39 years:1,952
40 to 44 years:1,849
45 to 49 years:2,071
50 to 54 years:2,399
55 to 59 years:2,599
60 and 61 years:1,037
62 to 64 years:1,290
65 and 66 years:704
67 to 69 years:1,000
70 to 74 years:1,413
75 to 79 years:1,195
80 to 84 years:978
85 years and over:927

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:26,603
Family led homes:17,313
Husband-wife family:12,676
Other family:4,637
Population of male led with no wife present:1,206
Population female led with no husband present:3,431
Population of Nonfamily homes:9,290
Population living alone:7,999
Population not living alone:1,291

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:26,603
Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:7,388
Population of family homes:7,303
Husband-wife family:4,521
Under 6 years only:1,035
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:879
6 to 17 years only:2,607
Other family:2,782
Male householder, no wife present:655
Under 6 years only:179
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:107
6 to 17 years only:369
Female led with no husband present:2,127
Under 6 years only:557
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:384
6 to 17 years only:1,186
Nonfamily households:85
Male led households:64
Under 6 years only:11
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:2
6 to 17 years only:51
Female led householder:21
Under 6 years only:5
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:2
6 to 17 years only:14
Households with no people under 18 years:19,215
Family households:10,010
Husband-wife family:8,155
Other family:1,855
Male led with no wife present:551
Female led with no husband present:1,304
Nonfamily households:9,205
Male led householder:4,001
Female led householder:5,204

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Mercer County, by type

 
Total Home Population:26,603
Population of Family homes:17,313
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:704
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:2,489
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:3,116
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:3,292
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:1,897
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:1,820
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:2,377
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:1,302
Population of 85 year olds and over:316
Population of Nonfamily Homes:9,290
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:610
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:797
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:796
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:1,437
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:932
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:949
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:1,570
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:1,441
Population of 85 year olds and over:758

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

households in Mercer County containing people over 60

 
Total Population:26,603
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:11,275
1-person household:4,474
2-or-more-person household:6,801
Family households:6,508
Nonfamily households:293
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:15,328
1-person household:3,525
2-or-more-person household:11,803
Family homes:10,805
Nonfamily homes:998

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

homes in Mercer County with multiple generations.

 
Total Population:26,603
Home has three or more generations:876
Home does not have three or more generations:25,727

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Mercer County under 18 years old in homes

 
Total Population:12,748
Unmarried partner of home lead present:1,227
In family homes:1,153
Population of male led and male partner homes:30
Population of male led and female partner households:473
Population of female led and female partner households:84
Population of female led and male partner households:566
In nonfamily homes:74
Population of male led and male partner homes:0
Population of male led and female partner homes:62
Population of female led and female partner homes:1
Population of female led and male partner homes:11
No unmarried partner of home lead present:11,521
In family homes:11,489
Population of husband-wife family homes:7,950
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:582
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:2,957
In nonfamily homes:32

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Mercer County

 
Total Population:48,978
Population Under 18 years:12,520
Population 18 years and over:36,458

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Mercer County have lived in one place.

 
Total:26,603
Population of Owner occupied homes:19,427
Family home:13,635
Nonfamily homess:5,792
Male led home:2,387
Living alone:2,006
Not living alone:381
Female led home:3,405
Living alone:3,135
Not living alone:270
Population of Renter occupied homes:7,176
Family run homes:3,678
Husband-wife family:1,819
Other family:1,859
Male led with no wife present:433
Female led with no husband present:1,426
Nonfamily Homes:3,498
Male led homes:1,678
Male living alone:1,339
Male not living alone:339
Female led homes:1,820
Females living alone:1,519
Females not living alone:301