Mercer County vs. Putnam County

Mercer County (MO)Putnam County (MO)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)3,6414,757
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)-3.8%-4.5%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)3,7854,979
Population, Census, April 1, 20103,7854,979
Persons under 5 years, percent6.4%6.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent23.8%22.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent22.1%24.5%
Female persons, percent49.2%49.6%
White alone, percent96.7%97.9%
Black or African American alone, percent0.4%0.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.5%0.2%
Asian alone, percent0.8%0.5%
Two or More Races, percent1.5%1.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent2.5%2.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent94.5%95.8%
Veterans, 2014-2018235419
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20181.8%0.8%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)2,1282,983
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201876.6%73.9%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$87,500$84,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$876$937
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$380$416
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$510$576
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-20138.1%7.5%
Households, 2014-20181,3261,803
Persons per household, 2014-20182.712.62
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201889.7%90.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20186.9%5.0%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201873.5%81.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201865.0%62.3%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201889.8%89.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201818.0%18.9%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20188.5%10.2%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent15.5%14.0%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201860.2%54.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201854.8%48.2%
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)25,04550,252
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$6,716$10,191
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201822.923.0
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$44,085$37,367
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$22,097$22,607
Persons in poverty, percent12.2%14.4%
Total employer establishments, 20177194
Total employment, 2017401696
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)11,47722,471
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-11.3%10.5%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017270417
All firms, 2012366368
Men-owned firms, 2012161158
Women-owned firms, 201277164
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012342353
Veteran-owned firms, 20123442
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012234312
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, 20108.39.6
Land area in square miles, 2010453.84517.32

Source: United States Census Bureau

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