Mercer County, WV has a population of 61,476 people with a median age of 42.4 and a median household income of $37,255. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Mercer County, WV declined from 61,891 to 61,476, a 0.67% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,195 to $37,255, a 2.93% increase.
The population of Mercer County, WV is 90.4% White, 5.99% Black, and 1.5% Two+. 2.83% of the people in Mercer County, WV speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Mercer County, WV are Concord University, with 530 graduates, Bluefield State College, with 257 graduates, and Mercer County Technical Education Center, with 232 graduates.
The median property value in Mercer County, WV is $87,400, and the homeownership rate is 72.6%. Most people in Mercer County, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Mercer County, WV is 2 cars per household.
Mercer County, WV is the 8th most populated county in West Virginia and borders Bland County, VA; Giles County, VA; Tazewell County, VA; McDowell County, WV; Raleigh County, WV; Summers County, WV; Wyoming County, WV& 2 more.