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Mercer is a town in Somerset County.

The community was named after Brig. Gen. Hugh Mercer, Revolutionary War hero

The latitude of Mercer is 44.678N. The longitude is -69.936W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 479 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 647.


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Median household income
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$37,500
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$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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6% of Mercer residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mercer ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mercer was $18,068, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Mercer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Mercer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $411.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $717.


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The average commute time for Mercer workers is 32 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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