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Mercer County
  • County in Pennsylvania

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grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  4. Good for Families
    grade B+
  5. Diversity
    grade C+
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade C minus
  8. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  11. Commute
    grade B

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Mercer County is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 110,519. In Mercer County, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Mercer County and residents tend to be conservative.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$123,600
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$682
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    225.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    5.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    32.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    63.4
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    373.9
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,557.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    62.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
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Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    9%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    22%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    42%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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