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|People QuickFacts||Mercer County||North Dakota|
|Population, 2013 estimate||8,592||723,393|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||8,424||672,591|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||2.0%||7.6%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||6.2%||6.7%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||21.9%||22.5%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||17.0%||14.2%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||48.5%||48.9%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||95.6%||89.6%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.4%||1.8%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||2.3%||5.4%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.3%||1.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.2%||1.9%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||2.1%||2.9%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||94.1%||87.3%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||85.1%||82.9%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||0.6%||2.5%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||7.9%||5.2%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||88.4%||90.5%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||19.8%||27.1%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||17.3||16.5|
|Housing units, 2013||4,643||339,313|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||80.1%||66.4%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||12.2%||25.6%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$114,800||$123,900|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.27||2.30|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$31,331||$28,700|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$63,244||$51,641|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||7.2%||12.1%|
|Business QuickFacts||Mercer County||North Dakota|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||240||23,5513|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||02||331,2783|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||NA||8.2%3|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||621||50,952|
|Total number of firms, 2007||866||61,546|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.3%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.6%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.7%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.0%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.5%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||36.3%||24.8%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||01||11,349,799|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||D||13,099,348|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||85,749||10,527,300|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$10,763||$16,495|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||8,162||1,214,201|
|Building permits, 2012||61||10,340|
|Geography QuickFacts||Mercer County||North Dakota|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||1,042.96||69,000.80|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||8.1||9.7|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||None|