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Mercer Township, Illinois Demographics Analysis

   (County: Mercer County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Mercer Township, Illinois give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Male:

Under 5 years : 136

5 to 9 years : 132

10 to 14 years : 220

15 to 17 years : 79

18 and 19 years : 26

20 years : 0

21 years : 39

22 to 24 years : 97

25 to 29 years : 96

30 to 34 years : 121

35 to 39 years : 99

40 to 44 years : 56

45 to 49 years : 116

50 to 54 years : 105

55 to 59 years : 153

60 and 61 years : 35

62 to 64 years : 63

65 and 66 years : 45

67 to 69 years : 47

70 to 74 years : 86

75 to 79 years : 36

80 to 84 years : 41

85 years and over : 130

Female:

Under 5 years : 82

5 to 9 years : 110

10 to 14 years : 132

15 to 17 years : 61

18 and 19 years : 24

20 years : 21

21 years : 9

22 to 24 years : 117

25 to 29 years : 147

30 to 34 years : 74

35 to 39 years : 84

40 to 44 years : 104

45 to 49 years : 119

50 to 54 years : 133

55 to 59 years : 167

60 and 61 years : 63

62 to 64 years : 83

65 and 66 years : 71

67 to 69 years : 73

70 to 74 years : 26

75 to 79 years : 44

80 to 84 years : 94

85 years and over : 267


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,778

Multiple ancestry : 1,108

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 167

Ancestry not reported : 1,010


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 4,055

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 4

Not a U.S. citizen : 4


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Total:

Under 5 years : 218

5 to 17 years : 734

18 to 24 years : 333

25 to 34 years : 438

35 to 44 years : 343

45 to 54 years : 473

55 to 59 years : 320

60 and 61 years : 98

62 to 64 years : 146

65 to 74 years : 348

75 years and over : 612

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 178

5 to 17 years : 568

18 to 24 years : 328

25 to 34 years : 342

35 to 44 years : 268

45 to 54 years : 403

55 to 59 years : 234

60 and 61 years : 74

62 to 64 years : 102

65 to 74 years : 269

75 years and over : 415

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 40

5 to 17 years : 166

18 to 24 years : 5

25 to 34 years : 96

35 to 44 years : 71

45 to 54 years : 66

55 to 59 years : 86

60 and 61 years : 24

62 to 64 years : 44

65 to 74 years : 79

75 years and over : 197

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 4

45 to 54 years : 4

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,658

Female : 1,523

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 296

Female : 578

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 4

Female : 4


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence : 3,123

Born in other state in the United States : 851

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 472

Now married, except separated : 1,488

Divorced : 155

Separated : 74

Widowed : 353

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 45

Now married, except separated : 310

Divorced : 109

Separated : 14

Widowed : 223

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 8

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Mercer Township, Illinois)

Speak only English : 3,778

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 25

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Mercer Township, Illinois

  • German: 919   (24.7%)
  • English: 583   (15.7%)
  • Irish: 487   (13.1%)
  • United States Or American: 450   (12.1%)
  • Swedish: 364   (9.8%)
  • Other Groups: 197   (5.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 143   (3.8%)
  • Dutch: 102   (2.7%)
  • Norwegian: 78   (2.1%)
  • Belgian: 77   (2.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 63   (1.7%)
  • Scottish: 61   (1.6%)
  • Polish: 31   (0.8%)
  • Italian: 26   (0.7%)
  • Welsh: 25   (0.7%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 24   (0.6%)
  • Slovak: 21   (0.6%)
  • Swiss: 16   (0.4%)
  • European: 16   (0.4%)
  • Northern European: 11   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 7   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Alsatian: 5   (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 5   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Mercer Township, Illinois is 4,063



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Mercer Township, Illinois: 1,958
Female Population in Mercer Township, Illinois: 2,105


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Mercer Township, Illinois: 37.1
Median Female Resident Age in Mercer Township, Illinois: 48.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Illinois is 37


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Mercer Township, Illinois


White


Both sexes

46.4

Male

42.9

Female

48.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

36.5

Male

35.5

Female

49.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

28.5

Male

28.5

Female

0.0

Asian


Both sexes

47.5

Male

44.0

Female

47.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

25.0

Male

25.0

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

12.5

Male

13.0

Female

9.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

16.8

Male

16.8

Female

14.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.6

Male

43.3

Female

48.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Mercer Township, Illinois


  • White: 3,974
  • African American: 51
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 15
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 23
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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