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Mercer County, Pennsylvania Facts

Facts
State Pennsylvania
Land area 672.6 square miles
Population Density 173.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 115,195
Population change -1.2%
Under 5 years of age 4.9%
Under 18 20.5%
65 and over 19.5%
Females 50.9%
White 91.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.3
Asian 0.7%
Two or more races 1.6%
Black or African American 5.8%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 89%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 20.5%
Veterans 10,774
Households and Housing
Households 46,187
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.1%
Median household income $44,301
The per capita income $22,831
Live below the poverty line. 13.5%
housing units 51,421
Multi-unit structures 15%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $104,600
Residents owning their homes. 74.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 9,694
Women-owned firms 25.6%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0.5%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,441,622
Retail sales per capita $12,308
Manufacturers shipments $3,463,612
Merchant wholesaler sales $0