MCDC American Community Survey Profiles

ACS Profile Report: 2007-2011 (5-year estimates)

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Mercer County, Missouri (05000US29129)

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Demographic

SubjectMercer County, Missouri
NumberPercent
D1. AGE

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B23004

Total population3,758
Under 5 years2466.5
5 to 9 years2496.6
10 to 14 years2556.8
15 to 19 years2496.6
20 to 24 years1634.3
25 to 34 years3519.3
35 to 44 years40210.7
45 to 54 years60916.2
55 to 59 years2035.4
60 to 64 years2717.2
65 to 74 years37610.0
75 to 84 years2817.5
85 years and over1032.7
Median age in years43.9
5 years and over3,51293.5
15 years and over3,00880.0
Under 18 years of age91924.5
18 years and over2,83975.5
21 years and over2,71472.2
25 years and over2,59669.1
62 years and over91624.4
65 years and over76020.2
D2. AGE AND SEX

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01002

Total population3,758
Male1,94151.6
18 years old and over1,42173.2
65 years old and over35018.0
Female1,81748.4
18 years old and over1,41878.0
65 years old and over41022.6
D3. RACE

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B02003

Total population3,758
One race3,73399.3
White alone3,69198.2
Black or African American210.6
American Indian and Alaska Native80.2
Asian90.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-
Some other race40.1
Two or more races250.7
White (alone or in combination)3,71698.9
Black (alone or in combination)240.6
American Indian (alone or in combination)260.7
Asian (alone or in combination)130.3
Native Hawaiian (alone or in combination)-
Some other race (alone or in combination)40.1
D4. HISPANIC OR LATINO (ANY RACE)

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B03001 B03002

Total population3,758
Hispanic or Latino of any race361.0
Not Hispanic or Latino3,72299.0
White alone3,65997.4
Black or African American alone210.6
American Indian and Alaska Native alone80.2
Asian alone90.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone-

Economic

SubjectMercer County, Missouri
NumberPercent
E1. HOUSEHOLD INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B19001 B19037 B22001

Total households1,560
Less than $10,00016710.7
$10,000 to $14,9991137.2
$15,000 to $24,99929919.2
$25,000 to $34,99921413.7
$35,000 to $49,99921814.0
$50,000 to $74,99926817.2
$75,000 to $99,9991549.9
$100,000 to $149,999905.8
$150,000 to $199,999291.9
$200,000 or more80.5
Median household income$34,440
Mean household income$45,539
With earnings1,08169.3
Mean household earnings$48,331
With social security66542.6
Mean household social security income$14,286
With retirement income24715.8
Mean household retirement income$16,045
With supplemental security income885.6
Mean household supplemental security income$5,925
With cash public assistance income553.5
Mean household cash public assistance income$2,913
With food stamp benefits in the past 12 months1439.2
E2. FAMILY INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Family households

Reference tables: B19101 B19119 B19121 B19125 B19126

Family households1,03966.6
Less than $10,000514.9
$10,000 to $14,999171.6
$15,000 to $24,99915014.4
$25,000 to $34,99914914.3
$35,000 to $49,99919218.5
$50,000 to $74,99922121.3
$75,000 to $99,99914714.1
$100,000 to $149,999757.2
$150,000 to $199,999292.8
$200,000 or more80.8
Median family income$46,555
Mean family income$55,901
E3. OTHER INCOME MEASURES

Universe: Various

Reference tables: B19325 B20017 B20018 B20019

Per-capita income$19,577
Nonfamily households52133.4
Median nonfamily income$16,487
Mean nonfamily income$23,381
All full-time workers1,079
All male full-time workers64760.0
All female full-time workers43240.0
Median earnings for workers$25,844
Median earnings for male full-time, year-round workers$36,189
Median earnings for female full-time, year-round workers$27,212
E4. POVERTY STATUS OVER THE LAST 12 MONTHS

Universe: Persons for whom poverty status is determined

Reference tables: B17001 B17021 B17007 C17002

Persons for whom poverty status is determined3,710
Persons below poverty65217.6
Persons under 18 for whom poverty status is determined914
Persons under 18 in poverty254
Persons aged 18 to 64 for whom poverty status is determined2,071
Persons aged 18 to 64 in poverty28013.5
Persons over 65 for whom poverty status is determined725
Persons over 65 in poverty11816.3
Persons in families for whom poverty status is determined3,06982.7
Unrelated individuals for whom poverty status is determined641
Persons in families in poverty44214.4
Unrelated persons in poverty 15 years and over21032.8
Poverty ratio under 0.52797.5
Poverty ratio in 0.5 to 0.9937310.1
Poverty ratio in 1 to 295325.7
Poverty ratio in 2 and over2,10556.7
E5. EMPLOYMENT STATUS

Universe: Population 16 years and over

Reference tables: B23001 B12006

Population 16 years and over2,951
In labor force1,70657.8
Civilian labor force1,70357.7
Employed civilians1,54490.7
Unemployed civilians1599.3
In military30.1
Not in labor force1,24542.2
Females 16 years and over1,44248.9
Females in labor force77326.2
Females in civilian labor force77326.2
Employed females72894.2
E6. CHILDREN WITH ALL PARENTS WORKING

Universe: Own children under 18 years in families and subfamilies

Reference tables: B23008

(Own) children under 6363
All parents working30684.3
(Own) children aged 6 to 17524
All parents working38974.2
E7. COMMUTING TO WORK

Universe: Workers 16 years and over

Reference tables: B08006

Workers 16 years and over1,513
Workers 16+ who commute to work1,36390.1
Car, truck, or van; drove alone1,10172.8
Car, truck, or van; carpooled22614.9
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)-
Walked to work201.3
Other means of commuting161.1
Worked at home1509.9
Mean travel time to work in minutes22.7
E8. WORKERS BY OCCUPATION

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010

Civilian employed population 16 years and over1,544
Management, professional, and related occupations55936.2
Service occupations20613.3
Sales and office occupations29819.3
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations1388.9
Construction, extraction, maintenance and repair occupations1439.3
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations20013.0
E9. WORKERS BY INDUSTRY

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: B24030

Civilian employed population 16 years and over1,544
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining37624.4
Construction1016.5
Manufacturing905.8
Wholesale trade463.0
Retail trade1409.1
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities1117.2
Information342.2
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing624.0
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative422.7
Educational services, and health care, and social assistance34722.5
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services553.6
Other services, except public administration593.8
Public administration815.2
E10. CLASS OF WORKER

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: B24080

Civilian employed population 16 years and over1,544
Private wage and salary workers1,06168.7
Government workers28618.5
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business19712.8
Unpaid family workers-

Social

SubjectMercer County, Missouri
NumberPercent
S1. HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B11005 B11003 B11007

Total households1,560
Family households1,03966.6
With own children under 18 years35122.5
Married-couple families82753.0
With own children under 18 years22314.3
Male householder, no wife present634.0
With own children under 18 years362.3
Female householder, no husband present1499.6
With own children under 18 years925.9
Nonfamily households52133.4
Householder living alone48030.8
65 years and over living alone30019.2
Households with one or more people under 18 years36623.5
Households with one or more people 65 years and over58437.4
Average household size2.37
Average family size2.95
S2. PERSONS BY HOUSEHOLD TYPE / GROUP QUARTERS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B09016

Total population3,758
Household population3,69098.2
Living in family households3,11984.5
Living in nonfamily households57115.5
Living alone48030.8
Living in group quarters681.8
S3. RELATIONSHIP

Universe: Household population

Reference tables: B09016

Household population3,69098.2
Householder1,56042.3
Spouse83122.5
Child1,03928.2
Other relatives1604.3
Nonrelatives1002.7
Unmarried partner681.8
Unmarried-partner HHs per 100044
S4. MARITAL STATUS

Universe: Population 15 years and over

Reference tables: B12001

Persons 15 years and over3,008
Never married59019.6
Now married, except separated1,73157.5
Separated722.4
Widowed30310.1
Divorced, and not currently married31210.4
S5. FERTILITY

Universe: Women 15 to 50 years old who gave birth in the past 12 months

Reference tables: B13002

Women 15 to 50 years old725
Unmarried women 15 to 50 years old22330.8
Women 15 to 50 years old who had a birth in the past 12 months324.4
Unmarried women who gave birth928.1
Women 15 to 19 years of age-
Women 20 to 34 years of age2887.5
Women 35 to 50 years of age412.5
Per 1,000 unmarried women40
Per 1,000 women 15 to 50 years old44
Per 1,000 women 15 to 19 years old-
Per 1,000 women 20 to 34 years old103
Per 1,000 women 35 to 50 years old10
S6. GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS

Universe: Population 30 years and over

Reference tables: B10002 B10050

Grandparents living with own grandchildren under 18 years22
Responsible for grandchildren1254.5
Less than 1 year758.3
1 or 2 years541.7
3 or 4 years-
5 or more years-
S7. SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

Universe: Population 3 years and over

Reference tables: B14001

Population 3 years and over3,591
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school82122.9
In nursery school, preschool718.6
In kindergarten10913.3
In elementary school, grades 1-834141.5
In high school, grades 9-1217421.2
In college or graduate school12615.3
S8. EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Universe: Population 25 years and over

Reference tables: B15002

Population 25 years and over2,596
Less than 9th grade1365.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1455.6
High school graduate, includes equivalency1,30250.2
Some college, no degree51419.8
Associates degree1445.5
Bachelors degree2308.9
Graduate or professional degree1254.8
High school graduate or higher2,31589.2
Bachelor degree or higher35513.7
S9. VETERAN STATUS

Universe: Civilian population 18 years and over

Reference tables: B23001 B21001 B21002

In Military30.1
Civilian population 18 years and over2,83699.9
Civilian veterans38413.5
S11. RESIDENCE 1 YEAR AGO

Universe: Population 1 year and over

Reference tables: B07204

Population 1 year and over3,703
Same house3,15385.1
Different house in the U.S.54614.7
Same county, different house2356.3
Different county3118.4
Different county, same state1945.2
Different state1173.2
Lived abroad 1 year ago40.1
S12. PLACE OF BIRTH AND CITIZENSHIP STATUS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B05002

Total population3,758
U.S. native3,69898.4
Born in United States3,68398.0
Born in state of current residence2,24659.8
Born in different state than current residence1,43738.2
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parents150.4
Foreign born601.6
Naturalized U.S. citizen46.7
Not a U.S. citizen5693.3
S13. YEAR OF ENTRY

Universe: Population born outside the United States

Reference tables: B05005

Population born outside the United States752.0
Native, born outside U.S.1520.0
Entered U.S. 2000 or later-
Entered U.S. before 200015100.0
Foreign born601.6
Entered U.S. 2000 or later1016.7
Entered U.S. before 20005083.3
S14. WORLD REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN

Universe: Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea

Reference tables: B05006 C05006

Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea601.6
Europe3660.0
Asia915.0
Africa-
Oceania-
Latin and Central America (includes Mexico)1423.3
Northern America11.7
S15. LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME

Universe: Population 5 years and over

Reference tables: B06007

Population 5 years and over3,51293.5
English only3,29093.7
Language other than English2226.3
Speaks English less than "very well"1043.0
Speak Spanish421.2
Speaks English less than "very well"140.4

Housing

SubjectMercer County, Missouri
NumberPercent
H1. HOUSING OCCUPANCY AND TENURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25014 B25015 B25004

Total housing units2,137
Occupied housing units1,56073.0
Owner-occupied1,18676.0
Renter-occupied37424.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.42
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.19
Vacant housing units57727.0
For sale203.5
For rent488.3
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use25644.4
Total owner units1,206
Homeowner vacancy rate1.7
Total rental units422
Rental vacancy rate11.4
People living in owned homes2,87076.4
People living in rental homes82021.8
H2. UNITS IN STRUCTURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables:

Total housing units2,137
Single-family units1,68278.7
Single unit, detached1,65377.4
Single unit, attached291.4
Duplexes291.4
3 or 4 units422.0
5 to 9 units90.4
10 to 19 units713.3
20 or more units542.5
Mobile home25011.7
Boat, RV, van, etc.-
Mobile homes per 1000 HUs117
H3. YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25035 B25036 B25037

Total housing units2,137
Built 2005 or later291.4
Built 2000 to 2004582.7
Built 1990 to 19991657.7
Built 1980 to 198924811.6
Built 1970 to 197949123.0
Built 1960 to 196921510.1
Built 1950 to 19591497.0
Built 1940 to 19491798.4
Built 1939 or earlier60328.2
H4. YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25038 B25039

Occupied housing units1,560
Moved in 2005 or later56736.3
Moved in 2000 to 200422814.6
Moved in 1990 to 199938524.7
Moved in 1980 to 198918011.5
Moved in 1970 to 19791006.4
Moved in 1969 or earlier1006.4
H5. VEHICLES AVAILABLE

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25044 B25045

Occupied housing units1,560
No vehicles available1268.1
1 vehicle available43928.1
2 vehicles available61639.5
3 or more vehicles available37924.3
H6. HOUSE HEATING FUEL

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables:

Occupied housing units1,560
Utility gas48030.8
Bottled, tank, or LP gas39325.2
Electricity47530.4
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.-
Coal or coke-
Wood20313.0
Solar energy-
Other fuel90.6
No fuel used-
H7. SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25049 B25052 B25043

Occupied housing units1,560
Lacking complete plumbing facilities120.8
Lacking complete kitchen facilities241.5
No telephone service available553.5
H8. OCCUPANTS PER ROOM

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25014

Occupied housing units1,560
1.00 or less1,53298.2
1.01 to 1.50171.1
1.51 or more110.7
H9. HOME VALUES

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25075

Owner-occupied units1,186
Less than $50,00042936.2
$50,000 to $99,99941234.7
$100,000 to $149,99918215.3
$150,000 to $199,999453.8
$200,000 to $299,999584.9
$300,000 to $499,999494.1
$500,000 to $999,999110.9
$1,000,000 or more-
Median home value$69,600
Average home value$95,839
H10. SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25087 B25091 B25092

Owner-occupied units1,186
Housing units with a mortgage53645.2
Owner costs 30% or more of HH income14326.7
Median owner costs$774
Housing units without a mortgage65054.8
Nonmortgage owner costs 30% or more of HH income8513.1
Median owner costs$299
H11. GROSS RENT

Universe: Renter-occupied units

Reference tables: B25063 B25064 B25070

Renter-occupied units374
Paying cash rent31383.7
Paying no cash rent6116.3
Median rent$464
Average gross rent-
Gross rent 30% or more of HH income9826.2
Gross rent of $750 or more267.0