Basic information about the Mercer County
The Mercer County is located in the state of Kentucky. This county occupies 254 square miles, with 5 square miles being water areas. There are 21.331 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Mercer County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (92.77%), followed by Black or African American (3.59%) and Two or More races (1.78%). There are 8.682 households in the county, while 69,72% of them are family households and 30,28% represent non family households. There are 3 cities and towns in Mercer County. The most populated city is Harrodsburg city and the smallest town or village is Salvisa CDP.