Mercer

Overview for Mercer, NJ

3,904 people live in Mercer, where the median age is 52.7 and the average individual income is $59,026. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,904

Total Population

52.7 years

Median Age

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$59,026

Average individual Income

Welcome to Mercer

Exciting community with sophisticated elegance

Home to the state capitol of Trenton, New Jersey, Mercer County is a thriving suburban area. It is about an hour from New York City and Philadelphia, providing access to some of the largest and most popular metropolitan cities in the U.S. It also has many rural landscapes and farmland that allows for a more relaxed lifestyle.

There are various styles of home architecture to explore in Mercer. Greek Revival homes are fairly common, known for their bold columns, elaborate cornices, and friezes. Colonial homes that reflect Mercer’s deep historical roots with strict symmetry and rectangular shapes are also popular in the area. In addition, farmhouse-style homes with open floor plans and surrounded by lots of green lands are quite prominent in Mercer. No matter the unique home style you are interested in, you can find a beautiful home in Mercer.

Mercer attracts world-renowned businesses and is home to elite schools like Princeton University. This bustling culture gives Mercer a sophisticated and refined atmosphere while also offering lots of opportunities for fun and pleasure.

What to Love

  • Award-winning library system
  • Transportation to New York and Philadelphia via Amtrak and Septa
  • Shows at the McCarter Theatre
  • Scenic parks and hiking trails
  • Historic American Revolution battle sites

Local Lifestyle

Locals of Mercer love the county’s exciting community atmosphere. The different towns in the county each provide a different atmosphere which creates a holistic, unique overall environment. Many people who live in Mercer commute to New York City or Philadelphia for work, while others have the privilege of working in Mercer. The latter has become a more accessible option, given Mercer has been flourishing recently as a business-centric area.

Mercer is home to nine public schools, all of which have incredible reputations. There is so much to do in Mercer County for all ages. For indoor fun, Mercer has amazing museums, theaters, restaurants, and shops. Opportunities for outdoor fun come in the form of Mercer’s picturesque parks and trails.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

There are so many luxury dining options in Mercer. Elements is an incredibly upscale restaurant in Princeton that serves innovative American fare. It uses locally sourced and sustainable ingredients for all of its dishes. Housed in an exquisite French chateau with a stunning waterfall, Rat’s Restaurant is a wonderful restaurant. It serves country-style French dishes in a Monet-inspired garden setting.

Mistral is a bustling, modern restaurant with an eclectic menu. It serves dishes from various global inspirations in a sophisticated, calming atmosphere. KC Prime Restaurant Steakhouse is another incredible fine dining experience. It has a contemporary and inviting setting and serves mouthwatering steak and seafood options. In addition, it has a Sunday brunch buffet, popular among Mercer locals.

Things to Do

There is plenty to do in Mercer. The Trenton Country Club is an exclusive, private family club. Not only does it have a challenging 18-hole golf course, but it also has options for upscale and casual dining, fun social events, three pools for varying purposes, tennis courts, and a spectacular clubhouse with a fitness center. It is truly an amazing community to join.

If you are in the mood for a ball game, check out the New York Yankees’ AA affiliate team, the Trenton Thunder. Games are held at Trenton Thunder Ballpark and are a fun way to support local recreational activities with semi-professional skill levels. If you would rather see a show, you can plan a visit to the CURE Insurance Arena, which has hosted events like Disney on Ice and the Harlem Globetrotters.

There are also lovely outdoor adventures to explore. Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve is a stunning nature preserve with an elaborate botanical garden and museum. It is dedicated to educating the public about the area’s native species and is a lovely place to stroll around and take pictures. No matter your interests, Mercer has something fun for you to do. 
 

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Demographics and Employment Data for Mercer, NJ

Mercer has 1,483 households, with an average household size of 2.63. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Mercer do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,904 people call Mercer home. The population density is 293.01 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

3,904

Total Population

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

52.7

Median Age

48.26 / 51.74%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
1,483

Total Households

2.63

Average Household Size

$59,026

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Without Children:

Marital Status

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Single
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Blue vs White Collar Workers

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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
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30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Mercer, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Mercer. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Titusville Child Development Center
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Bear Tavern Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
The Titusville Academy
PRIVATE
2nd - 12th
No rating available

Featured Properties

For Sale
For Lease
Sold
601 Prospect Ave
Active Under Contract
$12,000,000
601 Prospect Ave, Princeton, NJ 08540
601 Prospect Ave
Active Under Contract
$12,000,000
601 Prospect Ave, Princeton, NJ 08540
2 Beds 5 Baths 10,000 Sq.Ft.
111 Titus Mill Rd
Sold
$4,925,000
111 Titus Mill Rd, Pennington, NJ 08534
51,779 Sq.Ft.
280 Carter Rd
For Sale
$6,475,000
280 Carter Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
6 Beds 10 Baths 12,500 Sq.Ft.
286 Carter Rd
Sold
$6,292,500
286 Carter Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
5 Beds
15 Hodge Rd
For Sale
$5,950,000
15 Hodge Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
6 Beds 7 Baths
28-38 Thomas J Rhodes Indust Dr
For Sale
$5,600,000
28-38 Thomas J Rhodes Indust Dr, Trenton, NJ 08619
75,000 Sq.Ft.
110 Brooks Bnd
Sold
$5,500,000
110 Brooks Bnd, Princeton, NJ 08540
6 Beds 9 Baths 11,501 Sq.Ft.
155 Drakes Corner Rd
Sold
$4,690,000
155 Drakes Corner Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
6 Beds 9 Baths
211 Winant Road
Sold
$3,850,000
211 Winant Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
5 Beds
189 Woosamonsa Rd
Sold
$3,624,000
189 Woosamonsa Rd, Pennington, NJ 08534
6 Beds
126 Moores Mill Mount Rose Rd
Sold
$4,200,000
126 Moores Mill Mount Rose Rd, Hopewell, NJ 08525
5 Beds
378 Route 518
Sold
$4,145,000
378 Route 518, Montgomery Twp, NJ 08558
22,081 Sq.Ft.
824 Robbinsville Allentown Rd
Pending
$4,500,000
824 Robbinsville Allentown Rd, Trenton, NJ 08691
272 Carter Rd
For Sale
$4,500,000
272 Carter Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
5 Beds 8 Baths
166 Library Pl
Sold
$4,700,000
166 Library Pl, Princeton, NJ 08540
5 Beds 7 Baths
129 Hodge Rd
Sold
$4,100,000
129 Hodge Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
6 Beds 7 Baths
291 Federal City Rd
For Sale
$4,500,000
291 Federal City Rd, Pennington, NJ 08534
111 E Prospect St
For Sale
$4,500,000
111 E Prospect St, Hopewell, NJ 08525
4 Beds 4 Baths
130 Hodge Rd
Sold
$4,026,350
130 Hodge Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
5 Beds 7 Baths
144 Hodge Rd
Sold
$3,950,000
144 Hodge Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
4 Beds 6 Baths
113 Westcott Rd
For Sale
$4,250,000
113 Westcott Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
5 Beds 5 Baths
111 E Prospect St
Sold
$4,200,000
111 E Prospect St, Hopewell, NJ 08525
4 Beds
25 S Montgomery St
Sold
$1,200,000
25 S Montgomery St, Trenton, NJ 08608
96,000 Sq.Ft.
240 Library Pl
For Sale
$3,975,000
240 Library Pl, Princeton, NJ 08540
7 Beds 8 Baths 7,230 Sq.Ft.
44 Cradle Rock Rd
Sold
$3,700,000
44 Cradle Rock Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
6 Beds
571 Pretty Brook Rd
For Sale
$3,950,000
571 Pretty Brook Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
5 Beds 8 Baths
193 Elm Rd
For Sale
$3,950,000
193 Elm Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
7 Beds 8 Baths
1515 Parkway Ave
For Sale
$3,900,000
1515 Parkway Ave, Ewing, NJ 08628
34,910 Sq.Ft.
1305-1325 Route 130
For Sale
$3,900,000
1305-1325 Route 130, Robbinsville, NJ 08691
1 Dey Farm Rd
For Sale
$3,750,000
1 Dey Farm Rd, West Windsor, NJ 08550
5 Beds 10 Baths 11,226 Sq.Ft.
75 Cleveland Ln
Sold
$3,000,000
75 Cleveland Ln, Princeton, NJ 08540
6 Beds 22,651 Sq.Ft.
8 Players Ln
For Sale
$3,750,000
8 Players Ln, Princeton, NJ 08540
7 Beds 12 Baths 8,792 Sq.Ft.
10 Leonard Ct
Sold
$3,300,000
10 Leonard Ct, Princeton, NJ 08540
6 Beds
591 Lake Dr
Sold
$3,250,000
591 Lake Dr, Princeton, NJ 08540
5 Beds 6,000 Sq.Ft.
164 Prospect Ave
Active Under Contract
$3,650,000
164 Prospect Ave, Princeton, NJ 08540
5 Beds 6 Baths
193 Elm Rd
For Sale
$3,600,000
193 Elm Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
7 Beds 8 Baths
0 Washington Crossing Rd
For Sale
$3,500,000
0 Washington Crossing Rd, Pennington, NJ 08534
1115 Route 130
Sold
$3,400,000
1115 Route 130, Robbinsville, NJ 08691
0 Clarksville Rd
Sold
$2,000,000
0 Clarksville Rd, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
29 Cleveland Ln
Sold
$3,350,000
29 Cleveland Ln, Princeton, NJ 08540
6 Beds 6 Baths 5,010 Sq.Ft.
114 Lambert Dr
For Sale
$3,488,000
114 Lambert Dr, Princeton, NJ 08540
7 Beds 8 Baths 9,632 Sq.Ft.
1270 Bear Tavern Rd
Pending
$3,450,000
1270 Bear Tavern Rd, Titusville, NJ 08560
3 Beds 3 Baths
1270 Bear Tavern Rd
Pending
$3,450,000
1270 Bear Tavern Rd, Titusville, NJ 08560
1270 Bear Tavern Rd
Active Under Contract
$3,450,000
1270 Bear Tavern Rd, Hopewell Twp, NJ 08560
4 Beds 3 Baths
5299 Province Line
For Sale
$3,450,000
5299 Province Line, Princeton, NJ 08540
5 Beds 6 Baths 6,300 Sq.Ft.
1270 Bear Tavern Rd
Pending
$3,450,000
1270 Bear Tavern Rd, Titusville, NJ 08560
3 Beds 3 Baths 5,933 Sq.Ft.
5299 Province Line Rd
For Sale
$3,400,000
5299 Province Line Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
5 Beds 6 Baths
0 Cherry Valley Rd
For Sale
$3,400,000
0 Cherry Valley Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540
46 Heather Ln
Active Under Contract
$3,350,000
46 Heather Ln, Princeton, NJ 08540
5 Beds 7 Baths

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