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Mercer County, New Jersey Facts

Facts
State New Jersey
Land area 224.6 square miles
Population Density 1,632.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 370,414
Population change 0.8%
Under 5 years of age 5.8%
Under 18 22%
65 and over 13.5%
Females 51%
White 66
Hispanic or Latino of any race 16.2
Asian 10%
Two or more races 2.1%
Black or African American 21.1%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 87%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 38.8%
Veterans 17,493
Households and Housing
Households 130,754
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.6%
Median household income $73,480
The per capita income $37,465
Live below the poverty line. 11.2%
housing units 144,222
Multi-unit structures 30%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $286,900
Residents owning their homes. 65.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 30,067
Women-owned firms 29.9%
Asian-owned firms 10%
Hispanic-owned firms 4.8%
Black-owned firms 7.6%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $5,089,133
Retail sales per capita $14,004
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $8,420,998