In 2020, Mercer County, WV had a population of 59.4k people with a median age of 43.4 and a median household income of $40,716. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Mercer County, WV declined from 59,919 to 59,370, a −0.916% decrease and its median household income declined from $40,784 to $40,716, a −0.167% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mercer County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.92%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.45%), White (Hispanic) (0.758%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.47%).
None of the households in Mercer County, WV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.6% of the residents in Mercer County, WV are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Mercer County, WV was $100,900, and the homeownership rate was 68.9%. Most people in Mercer County, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Mercer County, WV was 2 cars per household.