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Mercer County, Ohio Facts

Facts
State Ohio
Land area 462.5 square miles
Population Density 88.3 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 40,784
Population change -0.1%
Under 5 years of age 6.7%
Under 18 25.6%
65 and over 16.6%
Females 49.9%
White 97.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.7
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 0.9%
Black or African American 0.4%
Native American 0.3%
Pacific Islander 0.2%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16.2%
Veterans 3,104
Households and Housing
Households 15,851
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 90.4%
Median household income $52,535
The per capita income $24,157
Live below the poverty line. 9.4%
housing units 17,590
Multi-unit structures 11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $124,200
Residents owning their homes. 79.1%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,227
Women-owned firms 26.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $394,378
Retail sales per capita $9,664
Manufacturers shipments $927,946
Merchant wholesaler sales $655,684