Mercer County NJ Information

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  1. Mercer County 2018 Demographic Data
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Mercer County NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 375,350
Population in Households 354,819
Population in Familes 289,759
Population in Group Qrtrs 20,531
Population Density2 1,672
Diversity Index3 73
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $79,721
Average Household Income $115,667
Per Capita Income $43,716

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 146,498 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84,318 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 51,493 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,687 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $303,504
Average Home Value $388,238
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 135,811
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 90,872
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.29% 0.25%
Households 0.24% 0.26%
Families 0.19% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

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Mercer County NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mercer County to the other 21 counties and county equivalents in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 12 48th
Population Density # 8 67th
Diversity Index # 7 71st
Median Household Income # 10 57th
Per Capita Income # 6 76th

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