Mercer County vs. Wayne County

Mercer County (MO)Wayne County (IA)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)3,6416,401
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)-3.8%0.0%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)3,7856,403
Population, Census, April 1, 20103,7856,403
Persons under 5 years, percent6.4%7.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent23.8%25.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent22.1%22.1%
Female persons, percent49.2%50.9%
White alone, percent96.7%97.4%
Black or African American alone, percent0.4%0.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.5%0.2%
Asian alone, percent0.8%0.5%
Two or More Races, percent1.5%1.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent2.5%1.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent94.5%96.0%
Veterans, 2014-2018235445
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20181.8%1.2%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)2,1283,192
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201876.6%81.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$87,500$77,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$876$1,052
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$380$406
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$510$496
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-20138.1%6.9%
Households, 2014-20181,3262,669
Persons per household, 2014-20182.712.36
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201889.7%90.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20186.9%10.1%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201873.5%76.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201865.0%69.0%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201889.8%88.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201818.0%13.0%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20188.5%9.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent15.5%7.4%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201860.2%57.5%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201854.8%48.9%
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)25,04570,108
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$6,716$11,051
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201822.922.6
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$44,085$45,017
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$22,097$25,560
Persons in poverty, percent12.2%13.0%
Total employer establishments, 201771158
Total employment, 20174011,350
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)11,47748,000
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-11.3%-2.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017270610
All firms, 2012366738
Men-owned firms, 2012161284
Women-owned firms, 201277279
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012342707
Veteran-owned firms, 20123448
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012234664
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Population per square mile, 20108.312.2
Land area in square miles, 2010453.84525.44

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Mercer county (MO) and Wayne county (IA) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.