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Mercer County, North Dakota Facts

Facts
State North Dakota
Land area 1,043.0 square miles
Population Density 8.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 8,592
Population change 2%
Under 5 years of age 6.2%
Under 18 21.9%
65 and over 17%
Females 48.5%
White 95.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.1
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1.2%
Black or African American 0.4%
Native American 2.3%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 20.5%
Veterans 754
Households and Housing
Households 3,650
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.5%
Median household income $66,534
The per capita income $31,767
Live below the poverty line. 7.3%
housing units 4,643
Multi-unit structures 11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $113,600
Residents owning their homes. 82.9%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 866
Women-owned firms 36.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $85,749
Retail sales per capita $10,763
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0