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. Mercersburg has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
Mercersburg is a blue-collar town, with 35.02% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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 teaching (11.85%), office and administrative support (10.12%), and sales jobs (7.86%).
Being a small borough, Mercersburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Mercersburg is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.35% of adults 25 and older in Mercersburg have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Mercersburg in 2010 was $23,810, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,240 for a family of four.
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, French , and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Mercersburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.