Mercer County is located in the state of Illinois and has a population of 17,670. There are about 12 cities within the region of Mercer County. The most popular cities in Mercer County include Aledo, Viola, and Sherrard. Mercer County is relatively safe, depending on the town, which has a personal crime risk (for violent and non-violent crimes) of 1%, which is lower than the state average of 13.2%. The majority of the residents of Mercer County have blue-collar jobs. The unemployment rate is about 4.70%, which is higher than the state average of 4.30%. As for the cost of living, Mercer County residents typically have a household income of $38,865 and spend $42,965 annually.
|Single Family Homes for sale in Mercer County, Illinois|
|Average List Price||$136,968|
|Average Price Per Square Feet||$88|
* Safest cities are determined by the lowest personal crime risk (which includes violent and non-volent crimes). Most affordable cities are determined by the lowest average house price / average household income ratio.