Mercer Boro - Mer Real Estate

Mercer is a borough in and the county seat of Mercer County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,982 at the 2020 census. It is part of the Youngstown-Warren metropolitan area. The community was named after Brigadier General Hugh Mercer. The Mercer County Court House and Christiana Lindsey House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Mercer is located at 41°13′35″N 80°14′15″W (41.226347, -80.237436).[6] According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2), all land.
Point of interest
The United States post office in Mercer contains a mural, Clearing the Land, painted in 1940 by Lorin Thompson. Murals were produced from 1934 to 1943 in the United States through the Section of Painting and Sculpture, later called the Section of Fine Arts, of the Treasury Department.Camp Nazareth, an Eastern Orthodox camp for youth and young adults, has been on 300 acres in Mercer since 1977. It has been accredited by the American Camp Association since its founding. The camp is under the jurisdiction of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese, which is itself under the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople.


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,391 people, 1,020 households, and 609 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,930.3 people per square mile (744.5/km2). There were 1,086 housing units at an average density of 876.7 per square mile (338.2/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.45% White, 2.17% African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.17% from other races, and 0.79% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latinoof any race were 0.84% of the population.
There were 1,020 households, out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.7% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.2% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.89.
In the borough the population was spread out, with 22.2% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 100.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.3 males.
The median income for a household in the borough was $29,795, and the median income for a family was $46,979. Males had a median income of $27,371 versus $19,576 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $22,161. About 6.0% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.8% of those under age 18 and 8.5% of those age 65 or over.

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Mercer Boro - Mer - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Mercer Boro - Mer: $301,600 / County Avg $231,100


Avg Taxes in Mercer Boro - Mer: $2,500 / County Avg $2,100


Avg Sq. Ft. in Mercer Boro - Mer: 1,466 / County Avg 2,037


Avg Price per/sqft in Mercer Boro - Mer:$206 / County Avg $113


Avg Walkscore in Mercer Boro - Mer: 51 / County Avg 29


Avg Year Built in Mercer Boro - Mer: 1949 / County Avg 1961


Avg Days on Website in Mercer Boro - Mer: 68 / County Avg 76


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