In 2017, Mercer County, WV had a population of 61k people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $37,763. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mercer County, WV declined from 61,476 to 60,963, a -0.834% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,255 to $37,763, a 1.36% increase.
The population of Mercer County, WV is 90.4% White Alone, 6.05% Black or African American Alone, and 1.51% Two or More Races. 2.83% of the people in Mercer County, WV speak a non-English language, and 99.5% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Mercer County, WV is $89,400, and the homeownership rate is 71.8%. Most people in Mercer County, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Mercer County, WV is 2 cars per household.