Mercer County PUMA, PA

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2019 Population
111,518
0.987% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
Pat Toomey
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
44.7
0.224% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
13.9%
2.09% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$50,696
3.95% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$121,100
1.25% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
46,093
0.156% 1-year decline

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In 2019, Mercer County PUMA, PA had a population of 112k people with a median age of 44.7 and a median household income of $50,696. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Mercer County PUMA, PA declined from 112,630 to 111,518, a −0.987% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,768 to $50,696, a 3.95% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mercer County PUMA, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.61%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.84%), White (Hispanic) (1.1%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.719%). 4.21% of the households in Mercer County PUMA, PA speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.5% of the residents in Mercer County PUMA, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mercer County PUMA, PA are Grove City College (570 degrees awarded in 2019), Thiel College (173 degrees), and Laurel Technical Institute (125 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Mercer County PUMA, PA was $121,100, and the homeownership rate was 72.5%. Most people in Mercer County PUMA, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Mercer County PUMA, PA was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Mercer County PUMA, PA is home to a population of 112k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2019, 2.54% of Mercer County PUMA, PA residents were born outside of the country (2.83k people).

In 2019, there were 16.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (101k people) in Mercer County PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.26k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.05k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Mercer County PUMA, PA are Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (1,493 speakers), Spanish (870 speakers), and German (575 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mercer County PUMA, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    101k ± 43
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.26k ± 297
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.05k ± 304
1.5%
Hispanic Population
1.67k people

In 2019, there were 16.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (101k people) in Mercer County PUMA, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.26k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.05k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.5% of the people in Mercer County PUMA, PA are hispanic (1.67k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Mercer County PUMA, PA as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    1,493 speakers (1.41%)
  2. Spanish
    870 speakers (0.82%)
  3. German
    575 speakers (0.542%)

4.21% of Mercer County PUMA, PA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Mercer County PUMA, PA was Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages. 1.41% of the overall population of Mercer County PUMA, PA are native Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages speakers. 0.82% speak Spanish and 0.542% speak German, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.54%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.83k people
1.6%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.8k people

As of 2019, 2.54% of Mercer County PUMA, PA residents (2.83k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mercer County PUMA, PA was 1.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

45
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
52
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.5

In 2019, the median age of all people in Mercer County PUMA, PA was 44.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 45, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 52. But people in Mercer County PUMA, PA are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Mercer County PUMA, PA residents was 45.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    368 ± 470 people
  2. Mexico
    258 ± 394 people
  3. Germany
    143 ± 293 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Mercer County PUMA, PA was China, the natal country of 368 Mercer County PUMA, PA residents, followed by Mexico with 258 and Germany with 143.

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Citizenship

99.5%
2019 Citizenship
99.3%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 99.5% of Mercer County PUMA, PA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Mercer County PUMA, PA was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,170 ± 260
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    976 ± 170
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    919 ± 167

Mercer County PUMA, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Mercer County PUMA, PA is $50,696. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Mercer County PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $117,912, followed by West Chester Borough PUMA, PA and Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA, with respective values of $107,554 and $107,058.

Males in Mercer County PUMA, PA have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,435. The income inequality in Mercer County PUMA, PA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.433, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Mercer County PUMA, PA employs 46.1k people. The largest industries in Mercer County PUMA, PA are Restaurants & Food Services (3,023 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,714 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,406 people), and the highest paying industries are Insurance carriers ($161,656), Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($119,478), and Architectural, engineering & related services ($101,112).

Wages

Median Household Income

$50,696
2019 value
± $1,349
3.95%
1 Year Growth
± 3.67%

Households in Mercer County PUMA, PA have a median annual income of $50,696, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $48,768 in 2018, which represents a 3.95% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$56,112
Average Male Salary in Mercer County PUMA, PA
± $8,769
$42,435
Average Female Salary in Mercer County PUMA, PA
± $6,747

In 2019, full-time male employees in Mercer County PUMA, PA made 1.32 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Mercer County PUMA, PA by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Mercer County PUMA, PA
  1. White
    $42,722 ± $5,217
  2. Asian
    $31,841 ± $53,762
  3. Black
    $31,429 ± $18,690

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Mercer County PUMA, PA workers was White. These workers were paid 1.34 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Mercer County PUMA, PA.

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Wage Distribution

0.433
2019 Wage GINI in Mercer County PUMA, PA
0.436
2018 Wage GINI in Mercer County PUMA, PA

In 2019, the income inequality in Mercer County PUMA, PA was 0.433 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.874% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Mercer County PUMA, PA was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Mercer County PUMA, PA in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mercer County PUMA, PA was Broomall & Ardmore (West) PUMA, PA with a value of $117,912, followed by West Chester Borough PUMA, PA and Phoenixville Borough PUMA, PA, with respective values of $107,554 and $107,058.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Mercer County PUMA, PA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mercer County PUMA, PA (14.5k out of 104k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    11,250 ± 609
  2. Black
    2,290 ± 311
  3. Two Or More
    649 ± 205

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mercer County PUMA, PA is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

46.1k
2019 Value
−0.156%
1 Year decline
± −0.156%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Mercer County PUMA, PA declined at a rate of −0.156%, from 46.2k employees to 46.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mercer County PUMA, PA, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,595 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,387 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,352 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mercer County PUMA, PA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mercer County PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,595 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,387 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,352 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Mercer County PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of residents working as Physical therapist assistants & aides (9.72 times higher than expected), Grinding, lapping, polishing, and buffing machine tool setters, operators, and tenders, metal and plastic (5.36 times), and Other therapists, including exercise physiologists (4.88 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mercer County PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Physicians ($282,853), Marketing managers ($191,146), and Civil engineers ($154,104).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

46.1k
2019 Value
−0.156%
1 Year decline
± −0.156%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Mercer County PUMA, PA declined at a rate of −0.156%, from 46.2k employees to 46.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mercer County PUMA, PA, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,023 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,714 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,406 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mercer County PUMA, PA, though some of these residents may live in Mercer County PUMA, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Mercer County PUMA, PA, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,023 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,714 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,406 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Mercer County PUMA, PA has an unusually high number of Railroad rolling stock manufacturing (23.6 times higher than expected), Veneer, plywood, & engineered wood products (14.4 times), and Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing (13.9 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mercer County PUMA, PA, by average salary, are Insurance carriers ($161,656), Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($119,478), and Architectural, engineering & related services ($101,112).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $85.1B
  2. $67.4B
  3. $60.9B

In 2018, the top outbound Pennsylvania product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $85.1B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($67.4B) and Pharmaceuticals ($60.9B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Pennsylvania products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$703B
2018 Value in Pennsylvania
$1.28T
Projected 2045 Value in Pennsylvania
82.2% growth

In 2018, total outbound Pennsylvania trade was $703B. This is expected to increase 82.2% to $1.28T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Pennsylvania trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Pennsylvania to other states, or from other states to Pennsylvania.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $77.5B
  2. $75.7B
  3. $33.1B

In 2018, the top outbound Pennsylvania domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $77.5B, followed by New Jersey with $75.7B and Ohio and $33.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Pennsylvania shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Donald J. Trump with 48.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (47.9%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.4%). The most partisan county was Fulton County, PA with 84.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Pennsylvania
48.6% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Pennsylvania
  1. 84.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 82.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 82.5% for Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democratic Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Pennsylvania was Fulton County, PA with 84.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Pennsylvania colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Pat Toomey
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Bob Casey Jr. and Pat Toomey are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Pennsylvania over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Pennsylvania have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2019, universities in Mercer County PUMA, PA awarded 1,012 degrees. The student population of Mercer County PUMA, PA is skewed towards men, with 1,639 male students and 1,560 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mercer County PUMA, PA are White (882 and 87.7%), followed by Black or African American (44 and 4.37%), Two or More Races (36 and 3.58%), and Asian (19 and 1.89%).

The largest universities in Mercer County PUMA, PA by number of degrees awarded are Grove City College (570 and 56.3%), Thiel College (173 and 17.1%), and Laurel Technical Institute (125 and 12.4%).

The most popular majors in Mercer County PUMA, PA are General Business Administration & Management (84 and 8.3%), Registered Nursing (54 and 5.34%), and General Biological Sciences (47 and 4.64%).

The median tuition costs in Mercer County PUMA, PA are $24,618 for private four year colleges, and $12,474 and $20,898 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 82 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 47 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 40 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Mercer County PUMA, PA was General Business Administration & Management with 82 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Mercer County PUMA, PA according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 570 degrees awarded
  2. 173 degrees awarded
  3. 125 degrees awarded
$12,474
Median In-State Public
$24,618
Median Private

In 2019, the Mercer County PUMA, PA institution with the largest number of graduating students was Grove City College with 570 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

439
Degrees Awarded to Men
573
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 439 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mercer County PUMA, PA, which is 0.766 times less than the 573 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Mercer County PUMA, PA by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    882 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    44 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    36 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Mercer County PUMA, PA was White students. These 882 degrees mean that there were 20 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 44 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mercer County PUMA, PA was $121,100 in 2019, which is 0.504 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $119,600 to $121,100, a 1.25% increase. The homeownership rate in Mercer County PUMA, PA is 72.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Mercer County PUMA, PA have an average commute time of 20.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mercer County PUMA, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$121,100
2019 Median
± $2,782
$119,600
2018 Median
± $2,696

In 2019, the median property value in Mercer County PUMA, PA grew to to $121,100 from the previous year's value of $119,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Mercer County PUMA, PA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mercer County PUMA, PA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$50,696
Median Household Income
± $1,349
46.3k
Number of Households
± 1,167

In 2019, the median household income of the 46.3k households in Mercer County PUMA, PA grew to $50,696 from the previous year's value of $48,768.

The following chart displays the households in Mercer County PUMA, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Mercer County PUMA, PA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mercer County PUMA, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

72.5%
2019 Homeownership
72.9%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 72.5% of the housing units in Mercer County PUMA, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 72.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Mercer County PUMA, PA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mercer County PUMA, PA have a shorter commute time (20.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.21% of the workforce in Mercer County PUMA, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (81.5%)
  2. Carpooled (8.99%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.64%)

In 2019, 81.5% of workers in Mercer County PUMA, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.99%) and those who worked at home (4.64%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mercer County PUMA, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mercer County PUMA, PA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

94.1% of the population of Mercer County PUMA, PA has health coverage, with 44.8% on employee plans, 17.9% on Medicaid, 16.7% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 1.54% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Pennsylvania was $9,258 in 2014. This is a 4.29% increase from the previous year ($8,877).

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see 1235 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1237 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1408 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 454 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Huntingdon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (20.6%). Additionally, Armstrong County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (44%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,235 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Pennsylvania

Primary care physicians in Pennsylvania see an average of 1,235 patients per year. This represents a 0.162% decrease from the previous year (1,237 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Pennsylvania in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Pennsylvania.
$9,258
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Pennsylvania
$4,634
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,407
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,243
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Pennsylvania (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.29%, from $8,877 to $9,258.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

5.9%
Uninsured
44.8%
Employer Coverage
17.9%
Medicaid
16.7%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
1.54%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mercer County PUMA, PA declined by 7.6% from 6.38% to 5.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mercer County PUMA, PA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 20.6% prevalence
  2. 19.3% prevalence
  3. 19.3% prevalence

Huntingdon County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania, at 20.6%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Pennsylvania by county over multiple years.

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