Mercer County vs. Harrison County

Mercer County (MO)Harrison County (MO)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)3,6418,414
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)-3.8%-6.1%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)3,7858,957
Population, Census, April 1, 20103,7858,957
Persons under 5 years, percent6.4%6.4%
Persons under 18 years, percent23.8%24.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent22.1%22.5%
Female persons, percent49.2%50.6%
White alone, percent96.7%96.8%
Black or African American alone, percent0.4%0.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.5%0.6%
Asian alone, percent0.8%0.4%
Two or More Races, percent1.5%1.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent2.5%2.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent94.5%94.9%
Veterans, 2014-2018235614
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20181.8%1.5%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)2,1284,383
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201876.6%72.1%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$87,500$74,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$876$936
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$380$382
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$510$515
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-20138.1%7.9%
Households, 2014-20181,3263,556
Persons per household, 2014-20182.712.33
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201889.7%84.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20186.9%6.5%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201873.5%83.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201865.0%74.1%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201889.8%87.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201818.0%16.2%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20188.5%12.1%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent15.5%14.7%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201860.2%58.9%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201854.8%56.5%
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)25,045165,994
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$6,716$19,019
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201822.922.1
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$44,085$40,168
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$22,097$20,986
Persons in poverty, percent12.2%15.5%
Total employer establishments, 201771200
Total employment, 20174011,895
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)11,47744,508
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-11.3%-5.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017270627
All firms, 2012366995
Men-owned firms, 2012161542
Women-owned firms, 201277263
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012342930
Veteran-owned firms, 201234111
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012234851
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, 20108.312.4
Land area in square miles, 2010453.84722.50

Source: United States Census Bureau

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