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Mercer is a town in Iron County.
The community was named after John Mercer, timberman
The latitude of Mercer is 46.165N. The longitude is -90.062W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,611 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,732.
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35% of Mercer residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mercer ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mercer was $19,087, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Mercer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Mercer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $270. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $831.
Libraries in Mercer include Mercer Public Library ... View libraries
Iron County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mercer political report.
The average commute time for Mercer workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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