Mercer County West Virginia

Mercer County Boundary Map

Mercer County Profile

NameMercer County
StateWest Virginia
FIPS Code54055
TimezoneEastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Population (2019)58,758
Population Growth Rate(2000-2019)-5.97%
Majority EthnicityWhite 91.65%
Public School Majority EthnicityWhite 84%
Partisan Voting IndexStrongly Republican:+25
Unemployment Rate7.8%

Mercer County Race/Ethnicity Data

Race/EthnicyPercentage of Population (2018)
White91.65%
African American6.28%
Hispanic1.15%
Asian0.65%
Native American0.24%
Hawaiin/Pacific Islander0.02%

Mercer County Public School Race/Ethnicity Data

Race/EthnicyPercentage of Public School Students (2018)
White84.23%
African American9.58%
Hispanic0.94%
Asian0.44%
Native American0.08%
Hawaiin/Pacific Islander0.03%