Mercersville, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Mercersville, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Mercersville Census Designated Place had a population of 134 as of July 1, 2018. Mercersville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mercersville is located at latitude 39.4992 and longitude -77.7658 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Mercersville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 341 feet.

The Mercersville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583656) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Mercersville Census Designated Place is located within District 12, Fairplay, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mercersville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Mercersville, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 134
Population in Households 134
Population in Familes 115
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 415
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $69,317
Average Household Income $84,835
Per Capita Income $31,742


Total Housing Units 69 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49 (71.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (13.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $233,333
Average Home Value $258,333


Total Households 58
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 44
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.37% 0.3%
Households 0.43% 0.34%
Families 2.81% 0.45%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   4.02%

Mercersville, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mercersville to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 469 10th
Population Density # 416 20th
Diversity Index # 429 18th
Median Household Income # 277 47th
Per Capita Income # 300 42nd

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