The table below compares Mercer County to the other 21 counties and county equivalents in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 12||48th|
|Population Density1||# 8||67th|
|Diversity Index2||# 7||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 9||62nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 7||71st|
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|Population in Households||349,223|
|Population in Familes||283,675|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||18,643|
|Average Household Size||2.61|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||145,053 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||85,843 (59.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||48,093 (33.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||11,117 ( 7.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$322,874|
|Average Home Value||$447,500|
|Median Household Income||$75,422|
|Average Household Income||$103,289|
|Per Capita Income||$38,491|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.53%|
|Per Capita Income||3.36%|
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