Mercer is a tiny town located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 314 people and just one neighborhood, Mercer is the 472nd largest community in Missouri. Mercer has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Mercer, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 50.00% of Mercer’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Mercer is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mercer who work in sales jobs (11.63%), management occupations (11.05%) and office and administrative support (8.14%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Mercer’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Mercer has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Mercer a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.