MCDC American Community Survey Profiles

ACS Profile Report: 2008-2012 (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 population3,763
Under 5 years2516.7
5 to 9 years2576.8
10 to 14 years2466.5
15 to 19 years2386.3
20 to 24 years1704.5
25 to 34 years3529.4
35 to 44 years41010.9
45 to 54 years58115.4
55 to 59 years2165.7
60 to 64 years2717.2
65 to 74 years38210.2
75 to 84 years2737.3
85 years and over1163.1
Median age in years43.7
5 years and over3,51293.3
15 years and over3,00980.0
Under 18 years92424.6
18 years and over2,83975.4
21 years and over2,74072.8
25 years and over2,60169.1
62 years and over93124.7
65 years and over77120.5
D2. AGE AND SEX

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B05003

Total population3,763
Male1,92051.0
Males 18 years and over1,40473.1
Males 65 years and over35318.4
Female1,84349.0
Females 18 years and over1,43577.9
Females 65 years and over41822.7
D3. RACE

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B02001 B02008 B02009 B02010 B02011 B02012 B02013

Total population3,763
One race3,73899.3
White alone3,69598.2
Black or African American190.5
American Indian and Alaska Native20.1
Asian220.6
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-
Some other race-
Two or more races250.7
White (alone or in combination)3,72098.9
Black (alone or in combination)190.5
American Indian (alone or in combination)150.4
Asian (alone or in combination)340.9
Native Hawaiian (alone or in combination)-
Some other race (alone or in combination)-
D4. HISPANIC OR LATINO (ANY RACE)

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B03002

Total population3,763
Hispanic or Latino of any race391.0
Not Hispanic or Latino3,72499.0
White alone3,65697.2
Black or African American alone190.5
American Indian and Alaska Native alone20.1
Asian alone220.6
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone-

Economic

SubjectMercer County, Missouri
NumberPercent
E1. HOUSEHOLD INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B19001 B19013 B19025 B19051 B19061 B19055 B19065 B19059 B19069 B19056 B19066 B19057 B19067 B22001

Total households1,566
Less than $10,00015610.0
$10,000 to $14,9991066.8
$15,000 to $24,99929618.9
$25,000 to $34,99918311.7
$35,000 to $49,99922814.6
$50,000 to $74,99926516.9
$75,000 to $99,99917511.2
$100,000 to $149,9991167.4
$150,000 to $199,999312.0
$200,000 or more100.6
Median household income$38,125
Mean household income$48,632
With earnings1,09369.8
Mean household earnings$51,531
With social security65241.6
Mean household social security income$15,136
With retirement income26016.6
Mean household retirement income$16,679
With supplemental security income774.9
Mean household supplemental security income$7,306
With cash public assistance income442.8
Mean household cash public assistance income$2,732
With food stamp benefits in the past 12 months1419.0
E2. FAMILY INCOME AND BENEFITS

Universe: Family households

Reference tables: B19101 B19113 B19127

Family households1,03966.3
Less than $10,000535.1
$10,000 to $14,999171.6
$15,000 to $24,99913012.5
$25,000 to $34,99913112.6
$35,000 to $49,99918617.9
$50,000 to $74,99920619.8
$75,000 to $99,99917817.1
$100,000 to $149,999979.3
$150,000 to $199,999313.0
$200,000 or more101.0
Median family income$50,313
Mean family income$59,948
E3. OTHER INCOME MEASURES

Universe: Various

Reference tables: B19301 B11001 B19202 B19214 B19325 B20017

Per-capita income$20,633
Nonfamily households52733.7
Median nonfamily income$17,625
Mean nonfamily income$24,528
All full-time workers1,157
All male full-time workers66357.3
All female full-time workers49442.7
Median earnings for workers$26,318
Median earnings for male full-time, year-round workers$37,697
Median earnings for female full-time, year-round workers$27,419
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 determined3,714
Persons below poverty61516.6
Persons under 18 for whom poverty status is determined919
Persons under 18 in poverty23625.7
Persons aged 18 to 64 for whom poverty status is determined2,060
Persons aged 18 to 64 in poverty26412.8
Persons over 65 for whom poverty status is determined735
Persons over 65 in poverty11515.6
Persons in families for whom poverty status is determined3,06782.6
Unrelated individuals for whom poverty status is determined647
Persons in families in poverty42113.7
Unrelated persons in poverty 15 years and over19430.0
Poverty ratio under 0.52566.9
Poverty ratio in 0.5 to 0.993599.7
Poverty ratio in 1 to 295925.8
Poverty ratio in 2 and over2,14057.6
E5. EMPLOYMENT STATUS

Universe: Population 16 years and over

Reference tables: B23001

Population 16 years and over2,955
In labor force1,72658.4
Civilian labor force1,72358.3
Employed civilians1,56991.1
Unemployed civilians1548.9
In military30.1
Not in labor force1,22941.6
Females 16 years and over1,46149.4
Females in labor force79226.8
Females in civilian labor force79226.8
Employed females75294.9
E6. CHILDREN WITH ALL PARENTS WORKING

Universe: Own children under 18 years in families and subfamilies

Reference tables: B23008

(Own) children under 6379
All parents working29678.1
(Own) children aged 6 to 17532
All parents working41377.6
E7. COMMUTING TO WORK

Universe: Workers 16 years and over

Reference tables: B08301

Workers 16 years and over1,532
Workers 16+ who commute to work1,39891.3
Car, truck, or van; drove alone1,12573.4
Car, truck, or van; carpooled23015.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)-
Walked to work342.2
Other means of commuting90.6
Worked at home1348.7
Mean travel time to work in minutes21.1
E8. WORKERS BY OCCUPATION

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010

Civilian employed population 16 years and over1,569
Management, professional, and related occupations52833.7
Service occupations23314.9
Sales and office occupations31019.8
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations17911.4
Construction, extraction, maintenance and repair occupations1046.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations21513.7
E9. WORKERS BY INDUSTRY

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010 C24030

Civilian employed population 16 years and over1,569
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining40625.9
Construction795.0
Manufacturing1107.0
Wholesale trade483.1
Retail trade15710.0
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities935.9
Information452.9
Finance and insurance, and real estate and rental and leasing583.7
Professional, scientific, management, and administrative422.7
Educational services, and health care, and social assistance31820.3
Arts, entertainment, and recreation, and accommodation, and food services613.9
Other services, except public administration875.5
Public administration654.1
E10. CLASS OF WORKER

Universe: Civilian employed population 16 years and over

Reference tables: C24010 B24080

Civilian employed population 16 years and over1,569
Private wage and salary workers1,12271.5
Government workers25116.0
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business19612.5
Unpaid family workers-

Social

SubjectMercer County, Missouri
NumberPercent
S1. HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

Universe: Total households

Reference tables: B19001 B11001 B11003 B11005 B09020 B11007 B11002

Total households1,566
Family households1,03966.3
With own children under 18 years34221.8
Married-couple families83753.4
With own children under 18 years23014.7
Male householder, no wife present523.3
With own children under 18 years241.5
Female householder, no husband present1509.6
With own children under 18 years885.6
Nonfamily households52733.7
Householder living alone47730.5
65 years and over living alone30519.5
Households with one or more people under 18 years35822.9
Households with one or more people 65 years and over58437.3
Average household size2.36
Average family size2.95
S2. PERSONS BY HOUSEHOLD TYPE / GROUP QUARTERS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B09019

Total population3,763
Household population3,69798.2
Living in family households3,12284.4
Living in nonfamily households57515.6
Living alone47730.5
Living in group quarters661.8
S3. RELATIONSHIP

Universe: Household population

Reference tables: B11002 B09019

Household population3,69798.2
Householder1,56642.4
Spouse83922.7
Child1,06028.7
Other relatives1293.5
Nonrelatives1032.8
Unmarried partner782.1
Unmarried-partner HHs per 100050
S4. MARITAL STATUS

Universe: Population 15 years and over

Reference tables: B12001

Persons 15 years and over3,009
Never married58019.3
Now married, except separated1,75358.3
Separated702.3
Widowed30710.2
Divorced, and not currently married2999.9
S5. FERTILITY

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

Reference tables: B13002

Women 15 to 50 years744
Unmarried women 15 to 50 years22930.8
Women 15 to 50 years old who had a birth in the past 12 months324.3
Unmarried women who gave birth928.1
Women 15 to 19 years-
Women 20 to 34 years2990.6
Women 35 to 50 years39.4
Per 1,000 unmarried women39
Per 1,000 women 15 to 50 years43
Per 1,000 women 15 to 19 years-
Per 1,000 women 20 to 34 years105
Per 1,000 women 35 to 50 years8
S6. GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS

Universe: Population 30 years and over

Reference tables: B10050

Grandparents living with own grandchildren under 18 years23
Responsible for grandchildren1147.8
Less than 1 year545.5
1 or 2 years654.5
3 or 4 years-
5 or more years-
S7. SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

Universe: Population 3 years and over

Reference tables: B14002

Population 3 years and over3,597
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school81722.7
In nursery school, preschool8310.2
In kindergarten13015.9
In elementary school, grades 1-829736.4
In high school, grades 9-1218422.5
In college or graduate school12315.1
S8. EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Universe: Population 25 years and over

Reference tables: B15002 B15003

Population 25 years and over2,601
Less than 9th grade1556.0
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1746.7
High school graduate, includes equivalency1,26348.6
Some college, no degree50619.5
Associates degree1616.2
Bachelors degree2188.4
Graduate or professional degree1244.8
High school graduate or higher2,27287.4
Bachelor degree or higher34213.1
S9. VETERAN STATUS

Universe: Civilian population 18 years and over

Reference tables: B21001 B21002

Civilian population 18 years and over2,83699.9
Civilian veterans35412.5
S10a. DISABLED BY AGE

Universe: Civilian noninstitutionalized population

Reference tables: B18135

Civilian noninstitutionalized persons3,713
With a disability62316.8
Under 1892124.8
With a disability556.0
18 to 64 years2,05755.4
With a disability24311.8
65 years and over73519.8
With a disability32544.2
S11. RESIDENCE 1 YEAR AGO

Universe: Population 1 year and over

Reference tables: B07204

Population 1 year and over3,714
Same house3,20886.4
Different house in the U.S.50613.6
Same county, different house2546.8
Different county2526.8
Different county, same state1624.4
Different state902.4
Lived abroad 1 year ago-
S12. PLACE OF BIRTH AND CITIZENSHIP STATUS

Universe: Total population

Reference tables: B01001 B05002

Total population3,763
U.S. native3,70998.6
Born in United States3,68197.8
Born in state of current residence2,27260.4
Born in different state than current residence1,40937.4
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parents280.7
Foreign born541.4
Naturalized U.S. citizen2037.0
Not a U.S. citizen3463.0
S13. YEAR OF ENTRY

Universe: Population born outside the United States

Reference tables: B05005

Population born outside the United States822.2
Native, born outside U.S.2834.1
Entered U.S. 2000 or later-
Entered U.S. before 200028100.0
Foreign born541.4
Entered U.S. 2000 or later1222.2
Entered U.S. before 20004277.8
S14. WORLD REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN

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

Reference tables: B05006

Foreign-born population, excluding population born at sea541.4
Europe3157.4
Asia2240.7
Africa-
Oceania-
Latin and Central America (includes Mexico)-
Northern America11.9
S15. LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME

Universe: Population 5 years and over

Reference tables: B06007

Population 5 years and over3,51293.3
English only3,30194.0
Language other than English2116.0
Speaks English less than "very well"1103.1
Speak Spanish130.4
Speaks English less than "very well"-

Housing

SubjectMercer County, Missouri
NumberPercent
H1. HOUSING OCCUPANCY AND TENURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25003 B25008 B25004 B25033

Total housing units2,134
Occupied housing units1,56673.4
Owner-occupied1,21077.3
Renter-occupied35622.7
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.40
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.23
Vacant housing units56826.6
For sale234.0
For rent529.2
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use24242.6
Total owner units1,233
Homeowner vacancy rate1.9
Total rental units408
Rental vacancy rate12.7
People living in owned homes2,90477.2
People living in rental homes79321.1
H2. UNITS IN STRUCTURE

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25024

Total housing units2,134
Single-family units1,67278.4
Single unit, detached1,64777.2
Single unit, attached251.2
Duplexes331.5
3 or 4 units432.0
5 to 9 units130.6
10 to 19 units512.4
20 or more units562.6
Mobile home26612.5
Boat, RV, van, etc.-
Mobile homes per 1000 HUs125
H3. YEAR STRUCTURE BUILT

Universe: Housing units

Reference tables: B25001 B25034

Total housing units2,134
Built 2005 or later50.2
Built 2000 to 20041356.3
Built 1990 to 19991758.2
Built 1980 to 198923210.9
Built 1970 to 197948922.9
Built 1960 to 196922910.7
Built 1950 to 19591687.9
Built 1940 to 19491446.7
Built 1939 or earlier55726.1
H4. YEAR HOUSEHOLDER MOVED INTO UNIT

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25038

Occupied housing units1,566
Moved in 2005 or later946.0
Moved in 2000 to 200474047.3
Moved in 1990 to 199938924.8
Moved in 1980 to 19891499.5
Moved in 1970 to 1979905.7
Moved in 1969 or earlier1046.6
H5. VEHICLES AVAILABLE

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25044

Occupied housing units1,566
No vehicles available1378.7
1 vehicle available43828.0
2 vehicles available61939.5
3 or more vehicles available37223.8
H6. HOUSE HEATING FUEL

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25040

Occupied housing units1,566
Utility gas49531.6
Bottled, tank, or LP gas39225.0
Electricity43928.0
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.-
Coal or coke-
Wood23615.1
Solar energy-
Other fuel40.3
No fuel used-
H7. SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25049 B25053 B25043

Occupied housing units1,566
Lacking complete plumbing facilities301.9
Lacking complete kitchen facilities422.7
No telephone service available503.2
H8. OCCUPANTS PER ROOM

Universe: Occupied housing units

Reference tables: B25002 B25014

Occupied housing units1,566
1.00 or less1,53898.2
1.01 to 1.50221.4
1.51 or more60.4
H9. HOME VALUES

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25002 B25075 B25077 B25003 B25082

Owner-occupied units1,210
Less than $50,00040133.1
$50,000 to $99,99940633.6
$100,000 to $149,99918315.1
$150,000 to $199,999645.3
$200,000 to $299,999766.3
$300,000 to $499,999574.7
$500,000 to $999,999231.9
$1,000,000 or more-
Median home value$72,000
Average home value$100,754
H10. SELECTED MONTHLY OWNER COSTS

Universe: Owner-occupied units

Reference tables: B25002 B25087 B25091 B25088

Owner-occupied units1,210
Housing units with a mortgage56046.3
Owner costs 30% or more of HH income15026.8
Median owner costs$797
Housing units without a mortgage65053.7
Nonmortgage owner costs 30% or more of HH income7010.8
Median owner costs$298
H11. GROSS RENT

Universe: Renter-occupied units

Reference tables: B25063 B25064 B25066 B25070

Renter-occupied units356
Paying cash rent29282.0
Paying no cash rent6418.0
Median rent$494
Average gross rent-
Gross rent 30% or more of HH income10028.1
Gross rent of $750 or more318.7