Mercer ( Illinois )

Please find listed in what follows eighty-one statistical data about the County of Mercer compared with those of the Illinois state and those of the whole USA. Values are grouped by categories:

County of Mercer (Illinois) Population data

Resident total population estimate (July 1) 2006 = 16,786

Resident population (April 1) 2000 (complete count) = 16,957

Resident total population estimate, net change - April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 = -171 abitanti

Resident total population estimate, percent change - April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 = -1.0%

County of Mercer (Illinois) Geography data

Land area, 2000 (square miles) = 561.02

Persons per square mile, 2000 = 30.20

County of Mercer (Illinois) Population data by age

Resident population under 5 years of age (July 1) 2006 = 858

Resident population under 5 years of age, percent (July 1) 2006

Mercer 5.1%

Illinois 6.9%

USA 6.8%

Resident population under 18 years of age (July 1) 2006 = 3,618

Resident population under 18 years of age, percent (July 1) 2006

Mercer 21.6%

Illinois 25.1%

USA 24.6%

Resident Population 65 years and over (July 1) 2006 = 2,803

Resident population 65 years and over, percent (July 1) 2006

Mercer 16.7%

Illinois 12.0%

USA 12.4%

County of Mercer (Illinois) Population data by sex

Resident population total females, percent (July 1) 2006 = 50.5%

Resident population total females, percent (July 1) 2006

Mercer 50.5%

Illinois 50.8%

USA 50.7%

Resident population total males, percent (July 1) 2006 = 49.5%

Resident population total males, percent (July 1) 2006

Mercer 49.5%

Illinois 49.2%

USA 49.3%

County of Mercer (Illinois) Miscellanea

Civilian noninstitutionalized population, 5 years and over, with a disability 2000 (sample) = 2,632

Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 = 27 minutes.

County of Mercer (Illinois) Population data by races

Resident population White alone (July 1) 2006 = 16,519

Resident population White alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Mercer 98.4%

Illinois 79.3%

USA 80.1%

Resident population Black alone (July 1) 2006 = 84

Resident population Black alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Mercer 0.5%

Illinois 15.0%

USA 12.8%

Resident population American Indian and Alaska Native alone (July 1) 2006 = 24

Resident population American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Mercer 0.1%

Illinois 0.3%

USA 1.0%

Resident population Asian alone (July 1) 2006 = 39

Resident population Asian alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Mercer 0.2%

Illinois 4.2%

USA 4.4%

Resident population Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (July 1) 2006 = 1

Resident population Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Mercer 0.0%

Illinois 0.1%

USA 0.2%

Resident population Two or more races (July 1) 2006 = 119

Resident population Two or more races, percent (July 1) 2006

Mercer 0.7%

Illinois 1.1%

USA 1.6%

Resident population Hispanic or Latino Origin (July 1) 2006 = 260

Resident population Hispanic or Latino Origin, percent (July 1) 2006

Mercer 1.5%

Illinois 14.7%

USA 14.8%

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone (July 1) 2006 = 16,280

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone, percent (July 1) 2006 = 97.0%

Resident population Not Hispanic, White alone, percent (July 1) 2006

Mercer 97.0%

Illinois 65.3%

USA 66.4%

County of Mercer (Illinois) More population data

Births 2004 = 158

Deaths 2004 = 147

Infant deaths under one year 2004 = 0

Population 5 years and over by residence in 1995 - percent in same house 2000 (sample) = 64.8%

Population 5 years and over by residence in 1995 - percent in same house 2000 (sample)

Mercer 64.8%

Illinois 56.8%

USA 54.1%

Percent foreign born population 2000 (sample) = 0.6%

Percent foreign born population 2000 (sample)

Mercer 0.6%

Illinois 12.3%

USA 11.1%

Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home 2000 (sample) = 2.0%

Population 5 years and over, percent speaking language other than English at home 2000 (sample)

Mercer 2.0%

Illinois 19.2%

USA 17.9%

County of Mercer (Illinois) Incomes data (NAICS - North American Industry Classification System)

Personal Income (NAICS) 2005 = Mil.$ 479

Per capita personal income (NAICS) 2005 = $ 28,443

County of Mercer (Illinois) Housing data

Housing unit estimates as of July 1, 2006 = 7,315

Housing unit estimates - net change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006 = 206

Housing unit estimates - percent change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006 = 2.9%

Housing unit estimates - percent change, April 1, 2000 (base) to July 1, 2006

Mercer 2.9%

Illinois 6.4%

USA 9.0%

Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units 2000 (complete count) = 79.7%

Owner-occupied housing units - percent of total occupied housing units 2000 (complete count)

Mercer 79.7%

Illinois 67.3%

USA 66.2%

Median value of specified owner-occupied housing units 2000 (sample) = $ 68,500

Housing units by units in structure - multiple units 2000 (sample) = 6%

Housing units by units in structure - multiple units 2000 (sample)

Mercer 6%

Illinois 34%

USA 26%

County of Mercer (Illinois) Households data

Households 2000 (complete count) = 6,624

Persons per household 2000 (complete count) = 2.53

Per capita income in 1999 = $ 18,645

Median household income 2004 = $ 46,383

People of all ages in poverty - percent 2004 = 8.6%

People of all ages in poverty - percent 2004

Mercer 8.6%

Illinois 11.9%

USA 12.7%

County of Mercer (Illinois) Educational attainment

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher 2000 = 84.9%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent high school graduate or higher 2000

Mercer 84.9%

Illinois 81.4%

USA 80.4%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher 2000 = 12.6%

Educational attainment - persons 25 years and over - percent bachelor's degree or higher 2000

Mercer 12.6%

Illinois 26.1%

USA 24.4%

County of Mercer (Illinois) Labor and Employment

Civilian labor force 2006 = 9,266

Civilian labor force unemployment 2006 = 491

Civilian labor force unemployment rate 2006 = 5.3%

Civilian labor force unemployment rate 2006

Mercer 5.3%

Illinois 4.5%

USA 4.6%

Employment in all industries (NAICS) 2005 = 6,163

Employment in all industries (NAICS), net change 2000(SIC)- 2005 = -61

Employment in government and government enterprises (NAICS) 2005 = 1,195

Earnings in all industries (NAICS, no code) 2005 (thousands dollars) = $ 134,326

Earnings in all industries (NAICS, no code), average earnings per job 2005 (in thousands dollars) = $ 21,796

Private nonfarm establishments 2005 = 313

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005 = 2,308

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005, percent change 2000-2005 = -4.0%

Private nonfarm employment for pay period including March 12, 2005, percent change 2000-2005

Mercer -4.0%

Illinois -4.8%

USA 2.0%

Nonemployer: total (NAICS 00) establishments, 2005 = 1,034

Accommodation and Food Services: total (NAICS 72) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 (thousands dollars) = $ 5,932

Total number of firms 2002 = 1,263

Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = Less than 100 firms: percentage not available

Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002 = 28.2%

Manufacturing: total (NAICS 31-33) - value of shipments 2002 (thousands dollars) = $ 0

Wholesale trade: total (NAICS 42) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 = $ 0

Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll 2002 = $ 72,380

Retail trade: total (NAICS 44-45) - sales of establishments with payroll per capita 2002 = $ 4,255

New private housing units authorized by building permits - total 2006 (20,000-place universe) = 28

Valuation of new private housing units authorized by building permits 2006 (20,000-place universe) (thousands dollars) = $ 3,429

Land in farms (NAICS) 2002(acres)(not adjusted) = 292,719

Federal Government expenditure - total FY 2004 (thousands dollars) = $ 86,455

Federal Government expenditure per capita FY 2004 = $ 5,094

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