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Where is Mercer County, West Virginia?

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Mercer County is a county equivalent area found in West Virginia, USA. The county government of Mercer is found in the county seat of Princeton.

With a total 1,089.56 sq. km of land and water area, Mercer County, West Virginia is the 2488th largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 61,785 people, Mercer County has a total 29690 households earning 34842 on average per year.

Mercer County, West Virginia - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 54055
Area Codes 304
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Princeton (population: 30,642), Bluefield (population: 20,872), Rock (population: 3,018), Athens (population: 2,071), Lerona (population: 1,134), Matoaka (population: 901), Lashmeet (population: 856), Bramwell (population: 596), Flat Top (population: 576), Camp Creek (population: 438)
Land Area 23,855 sq miles
Water Area 419 sq miles
Household Income $34,842
Housing Units 29,690
Median Home Value $79,400
High School Grads 81% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 18% of population
Retail Spending $12,455 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $88,355 per capita

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.