|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Mercer is 262. Mercer, Missouri is the 15,628th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Mercer was in 2000, when its population was 344. In 2000, Mercer was the 14,961st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 15,628th largest city in the US. Mercer is currently 23.8% smaller than it was in 2000.
Mercer has shrunk 23.8% since the year 2000. Mercer, Missouri's growth is below average. 78% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|15624||Gatesville, North Carolina||262||-6.4%|
|15625||Henry, South Dakota||262||-2.2%|
|15629||Albright, West Virginia||261||6.0%|
|15634||Deferiet, New York||261||-15.2%|
The total voting age population of Mercer, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 232. The voting age population is 50.9% male and 49.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 34.8% of the residents of Mercer are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Mercer are 100.0% White. Additionally, 3.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Mercer, 17.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.0%. On a per-household basis, 8.2% of families are below the poverty line in Mercer.
Among those aged 16 and older, 53.4% of Mercer residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 84.7% of Mercer residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.7% have a bachelor's degree and 8.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Mercer residents aged 5 and older, 1.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Mercer is 4.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Mercer, 22.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Mercer is $21,875.
In Mercer, 57.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.7% of housing units in Mercer.
Of all the housing units in Mercer, 25.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Mercer, 6.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Mercer is $294.
In Mercer, 48.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.