In 2018, Mercer County, WV had a population of 60.5k people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $39,372. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Mercer County, WV declined from 60,963 to 60,486, a -0.782% decrease and its median household income grew from $37,763 to $39,372, a 4.26% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mercer County, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.09%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%), White (Hispanic) (0.817%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.63%). 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 2018, the median property value in Mercer County, WV was $92,200, and the homeownership rate was 71%. Most people in Mercer County, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Mercer County, WV was 2 cars per household.