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People

Total Population 1,964
Male Share of the Population 53.2%
Female Share of the Population 46.8%
Senior Citizens 14.2%
Employed Population 16+ 990
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 40.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25%
Median Earnings25+ $30,487
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $9,167
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,333

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,000
% Above Poverty Level 88%
% Below Poverty Level 12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.5%
Median Gross Rent $591
Median House Value $103,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.3%
US/American 0.3%
English 10.7%
Irish 19.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mercer Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles E of Youngstown, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles N of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Mercer
Metro Area Sharon
Standard Zip Codes 16137
Phone Area Codes 724
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.226
Longitude -80.24

Mercer Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MERCER
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 35 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 42.7 inches
Station NEW CASTLE 1 N
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 35 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Station YOUNGSTOWN MUNICIPAL AP
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 81 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fredonia 526 $51,406
Jackson Center 205 $52,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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