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Mercer County

 

Mercer county is located close to the center of Kentucky. Mercer county has 248.80 square miles of land area and 4.51 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Mercer county population is 21,311, which has grown 2.37% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 8.45% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Mercer county median household income is $42,658 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 19.98% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 28.72% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Mercer county median house value is $131,500 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 56.92% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 40.25% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Mercer county is close to the state average in quality. The Mercer county area code is 859.

Population21,311 (2010-2014), rank #54
Population Growth2.37% since 2000, rank #68
Population Density:84.13/sq mi, rank #39
Median Household Income:$42,658 at 2010-2014—19.98% increase since 2000, rank #35
Median House Price:$131,500 at 2010-2014—56.92% increase since 2000, rank #21
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:248.80 sq mi, rank #84
Water Area:4.51 sq mi (1.78%), rank #58
State:Kentucky
School District:
Area Code:859
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Mercer County Cities / Towns

Burgin 1,153

Mercer County Zip Codes

40310 626

Mercer County Census Tracts


 
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