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Population of Mercer County

Last official estimated population of Mercer County was 62,313 (year 2014)[1]. This was 0.02% of total US population and 3.4% of total West Virginia state population. Area of Mercer County is 420.7 mi² (=1089.6 km²), in this year population density was 148.12 p/mi². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2014 (+0.02%/yr), Mercer County population in 2021 would be 62,399 [0].


Historical population

Historical population of Mercer County for period 1840-2014 [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

[1840-1850] +6.58 %/yr
[1850-1860] +4.91 %/yr
[1860-1870] +0.35 %/yr
[1870-1880] +0.56 %/yr
[1880-1890] +7.92 %/yr
[1890-1900] +3.7 %/yr
[1900-1910] +5.24 %/yr
[1910-1920] +2.59 %/yr
[1920-1930] +2.15 %/yr
[1930-1940] +1.08 %/yr
[1940-1950] +0.94 %/yr
[1950-1960] -0.95 %/yr
[1960-1970] -0.76 %/yr
[1970-1980] +1.58 %/yr
[1980-1990] -1.28 %/yr
[1990-2000] -0.31 %/yr
[2000-2005] -0.54 %/yr
[2005-2010] +0.31 %/yr
[2010-2014] +0.02 %/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 2031 1913 3,944
5 to 9 1758 1644 3,402
10 to 14 1692 1715 3,407
15 to 19 1901 1773 3,674
20 to 24 1979 2033 4,012
25 to 29 1812 1781 3,593
30 to 34 1584 1805 3,389
35 to 39 1746 1845 3,591
40 to 44 1867 1938 3,805
45 to 49 1877 1861 3,738
50 to 54 1906 2094 4,000
55 to 59 2125 2491 4,616
60 to 64 2158 2528 4,686
65 to 69 1886 2089 3,975
70 to 74 1316 1462 2,778
75 to 79 920 1215 2,135
80 to 84 583 929 1,512
85+ 453 1075 1,528

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 29264 31888 61,152
WAC 27440 29902 57,342
NHWAC 27153 29654 56,807
WA 26955 29386 56,341
NHWA 26707 29161 55,868
BAC 2206 2340 4,546
NHBAC 2153 2285 4,438
BA 1893 2009 3,902
NHBA 1857 1963 3,820
TOM 506 532 1,038
NHTOM 465 507 972
H 330 303 633
HWAC 287 248 535
IAC 233 250 483
HWA 248 225 473
AAC 229 237 466
NHIAC 212 233 445
NHAAC 215 229 444
AA 169 190 359
NHAA 168 186 354
IA 68 74 142
NHIA 64 71 135
HBAC 53 55 108
HBA 36 46 82
HTOM 41 25 66
HIAC 21 17 38
NAC 18 13 31
NHNAC 16 10 26
HAAC 14 8 22
HIA 4 3 7
HNAC 2 3 5
HAA 1 4 5
NA 3 0 3
NHNA 3 0 3
HNA 0 0 0

Counties near Mercer County

Raleigh County population 26.3 mi, 340°
Tazewell County 31.6 mi, 232°
Pulaski County 31.9 mi, 137°
Wythe County 34.8 mi, 177°
Wyoming County 27.9 mi, 299°
McDowell County 30.3 mi, 267°
Giles County 22.3 mi, 106°
Summers County 22.2 mi, 38°
Monroe County 32.3 mi, 71°
Bland County 18.9 mi, 183°


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

See note 16 West Virginia Notes

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