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Mercer is a township in Mercer County, in the Davenport-Moline metro area.

The latitude of Mercer is 41.197N. The longitude is -90.723W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 741 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 4,172.


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$33,708
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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25% of Mercer residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $18,507, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% 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 $322.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $776.


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Mercer County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mercer political report.

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The average commute time for Mercer workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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