Mercersburg is a very small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 1,558 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mercersburg is the 670th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Mercersburg was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Mercersburg is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mercersburg is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mercersburg who work in office and administrative support (12.91%), teaching (10.30%), and sales jobs (8.21%).
As is often the case in a small borough, Mercersburg doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Mercersburg are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.26% of adults in Mercersburg having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mercersburg in 2010 was $24,848, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,392 for a family of four. However, Mercersburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mercersburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mercersburg residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Mercersburg include Irish, English, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Mercersburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.