In 2019, Mercer County, WV had a population of 59.9k people with a median age of 43.1 and a median household income of $40,784. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Mercer County, WV declined from 60,486 to 59,919, a −0.937% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,372 to $40,784, a 3.59% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mercer County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.19%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.54%), White (Hispanic) (0.936%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.587%). 0% of the households in Mercer County, WV speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 99.7% of the residents in Mercer County, WV are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Mercer County, WV was $96,700, and the homeownership rate was 69.5%. Most people in Mercer County, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Mercer County, WV was 2 cars per household.