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Mercerville, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Mercerville Census Designated Place had a population of 13,314 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mercerville is located at latitude 40.2358 and longitude -74.6923 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the Mercerville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Mercer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 89 feet.

The Mercerville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2652338) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Mercerville Census Designated Place is located within Township of Hamilton, a minor civil division (MCD) of Mercer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mercerville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mercerville: Five Roads, Sandtown.

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Mercerville, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 13,314
Population in Households 13,034
Population in Familes 10,978
Population in Group Qrtrs 280
Population Density1 3,602
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 5,118
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 3,580
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,308 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,004 (75.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,114 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 190 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $266,658
Average Home Value $276,810


Median Household Income $78,714
Average Household Income $91,433
Per Capita Income $36,816
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% 0.19%
Households 0.28% 0.28%
Families -0.11% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Mercerville, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mercerville to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 92 83rd
Population Density1 # 187 66th
Diversity Index2 # 292 47th
Median Household Income # 267 51st
Per Capita Income # 285 48th

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