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Population of Mercer County

Last official estimated population of Mercer County was 21,340 (year 2014)[1]. This was 0.007% of total US population and 0.5% of total Kentucky state population. Area of Mercer County is 253.3 mi² (=656.1 km²), in this year population density was 84.24 p/mi². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2014 (+0.01%/yr), Mercer County population in 2024 would be 21,363 [0].


Historical population

Historical population of Mercer County for period 1790-2014 [1] , [2] , [3]:

Maps: Population, population density, population changes

Estimated population for 2014[1]. Population density is in p./sq.mi [4]. Changes are for period 2010-2015. Value is %/year. Boundary lines are approx. 2012 [5]. Click on flag to hide it.

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Annual growth rate

[1790-1800] +3.13 %/yr
[1800-1810] +2.73 %/yr
[1810-1820] +2.13 %/yr
[1820-1830] +1.28 %/yr
[1830-1840] +0.57 %/yr
[1840-1850] -2.82 %/yr
[1850-1860] -0.26 %/yr
[1860-1870] -0.41 %/yr
[1870-1880] +0.73 %/yr
[1880-1890] +0.61 %/yr
[1890-1900] -0.41 %/yr
[1900-1910] -0.25 %/yr
[1910-1920] +0.51 %/yr
[1920-1930] -0.22 %/yr
[1930-1940] +0.11 %/yr
[1940-1950] +0.01 %/yr
[1950-1960] -0.03 %/yr
[1960-1970] +0.9 %/yr
[1970-1980] +1.76 %/yr
[1980-1990] +0.07 %/yr
[1990-2000] +0.84 %/yr
[2000-2005] +0.4 %/yr
[2005-2010] +0.1 %/yr
[2010-2014] +0.01 %/yr

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Demography

Population of Mercer County by age groups male (M) and female (F)[1b]

Age Gr. (M) (F) Total
0 to 4 678 608 1,286
5 to 9 653 612 1,265
10 to 14 692 620 1,312
15 to 19 692 623 1,315
20 to 24 629 571 1,200
25 to 29 569 569 1,138
30 to 34 561 581 1,142
35 to 39 587 574 1,161
40 to 44 655 704 1,359
45 to 49 714 789 1,503
50 to 54 838 860 1,698
55 to 59 814 824 1,638
60 to 64 707 732 1,439
65 to 69 608 706 1,314
70 to 74 444 526 970
75 to 79 297 412 709
80 to 84 171 246 417
85+ 132 321 453

Mercer County resident population estimates by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin[1b]. For full list of abbrevations see: population.us/about page.

Race Male Female Total
NH 10160 10630 20,790
WAC 9906 10352 20,258
WA 9727 10158 19,885
NHWAC 9678 10136 19,814
NHWA 9510 9950 19,460
BAC 548 516 1,064
NHBAC 514 494 1,008
BA 429 405 834
NHBA 401 388 789
H 281 248 529
HWAC 228 216 444
HWA 217 208 425
TOM 184 201 385
NHTOM 171 192 363
IAC 91 114 205
NHIAC 63 102 165
AAC 70 87 157
NHAAC 67 84 151
AA 50 67 117
NHAA 50 66 116
IA 36 32 68
HBAC 34 22 56
HBA 28 17 45
NAC 18 25 43
HIAC 28 12 40
NHIA 15 22 37
NHNAC 15 19 34
HIA 21 10 31
NA 15 15 30
NHNA 13 12 25
HTOM 13 9 22
HNAC 3 6 9
HAAC 3 3 6
HNA 2 3 5
HAA 0 1 1

Counties near Mercer County

Fayette County population 27.9 mi, 55°
Jessamine County 16.7 mi, 75°
Boyle County 13.4 mi, 177°
Woodford County 17.5 mi, 24°
Lincoln County 27.3 mi, 153°
Anderson County 14.6 mi, 336°
Marion County 27.8 mi, 229°
Spencer County 28 mi, 301°
Garrard County 22.2 mi, 124°
Washington County 16.6 mi, 256°


Sources, notices

[0] Calculated by population.us from last known population growth rate, not official data.

[1] County population - 2014, archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[1b] Annual County Resident Population Estimates by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin, (used only data for 2014) archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[2] County population - 2000-2010, archived from the original, retrieved 02/23/2016

[3] Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 to 1992, PDF, 15 Mb, census.gov, retrieved 02/23/2016

[4] County area, latitude longitude data, retrieved 02/23/2016

[5] County boundaries, CSV files on boundaries.us, retrived 03/18/2016

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