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See what Mercersburg, PA has to offer.

Who Lives Here

Mercersburg Demographics

Education

High School

37%

Associate's

15%

Bachelor's

6%

Master's

6%

Doctorate

37%

Family Size

2 people

46%

3 people

32%

4 people

18%

5 people

3%

6+ people

1%

Household Income

0-50k

48%

50-100k

33%

100-150k

13%

150-200k

3%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

8%

10-20

11%

20-45

27%

45-65

33%

65+

21%

Getting Around Mercersburg

Mercersburg Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

37%

15-30 Mins

21%

30-40 Mins

21%

40-60 Mins

12%

60+ Mins

9%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 5050

Walk Score®

Percentage: 4949

Bike Score®

Mercersburg Education

Schools

Top Schools in Mercersburg

8/10

Fountaindale Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

8/10

Williamsport Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

7/10

Paramount Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

7/10

Old Forge Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

7/10

Rockland Woods Elementary School

Grades PK-5 • Public

7/10
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Living in Mercersburg, PA

Mercersburg, Pennsylvania is a small town with a population of approximately 1,000. Retirees will fit right in, as they make up 18% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young adults account for a smaller percentage of the town. In terms of housing, residents are evenly split between renting (50%) and owning (50%) their residence. With a relatively reasonable average rent of $725/month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Pennsylvania. Over the course of 12 months, renters in Mercersburg will save around $2,300 compared to the state average.

Workers are spread across a wide range of industries in Mercersburg, the most common four of which are healthcare, manufacturing, education, and retail. Combined, these industries make up 28% of the labor force in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the town's workers are in transportation, which ranks as the top field in the town. With an average annual income of about $55,000, Mercersburg workers earn around $9,000 less than the average Pennsylvania resident. The town's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345). Mercersburg has a relatively high percentage of residents older than 25 who possess an Associate's degree (7%) compared to the national average (5%). In addition, 15% have earned a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree.

Mercersburg residents have an average commute of about 27 minutes. Many residents (41%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transportation is not used. A small percentage of residents (6%) walk to work, though the number is much greater than the national average.