Mercer County vs. Sullivan County

Mercer County (MO)Sullivan County (MO)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)3,6416,221
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)-3.8%-7.3%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)3,7856,714
Population, Census, April 1, 20103,7856,714
Persons under 5 years, percent6.4%6.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent23.8%22.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent22.1%20.2%
Female persons, percent49.2%48.6%
White alone, percent96.7%93.3%
Black or African American alone, percent0.4%3.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.5%1.0%
Asian alone, percent0.8%0.5%
Two or More Races, percent1.5%0.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent2.5%18.0%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent94.5%76.9%
Veterans, 2014-2018235335
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20181.8%9.1%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)2,1283,341
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201876.6%71.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$87,500$75,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$876$849
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$380$383
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$510$605
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-20138.1%12.3%
Households, 2014-20181,3262,174
Persons per household, 2014-20182.712.82
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201889.7%90.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-20186.9%17.6%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201873.5%75.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201865.0%65.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201889.8%84.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201818.0%12.2%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20188.5%8.8%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent15.5%15.4%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201860.2%54.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201854.8%49.5%
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)25,04550,377
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$6,716$7,696
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201822.916.8
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$44,085$42,604
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$22,097$21,661
Persons in poverty, percent12.2%15.3%
Total employer establishments, 201771106
Total employment, 20174012,052
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)11,47782,173
Total employment, percent change, 2016-2017-11.3%1.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017270366
All firms, 2012366409
Men-owned firms, 2012161247
Women-owned firms, 201277102
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012342369
Veteran-owned firms, 20123428
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012234348
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, 20108.310.4
Land area in square miles, 2010453.84647.98

Source: United States Census Bureau

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