Mercedes, TX
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Mercedes, Texas Info Snack

Population
16,561
Unemployment
8.0%
Poverty
25.5%
Median Home
$74,400
Median Income
$39,734
Median Rent
$566

Mercedes SnackAbility

2
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
3
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
3
Commute
8.5

Mercedes, TX Crime Report

582
Total Crimes
3,485.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
48.56%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Mercedes
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 582 3,485.2 2,691.5 2,346.0
Violent Crime 85 509.0 446.5 387.8
Murder 2 12.0 6.6 6.5
Robbery 9 53.9 91.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 62 371.3 302.5 279.7
Property Crime 497 2,976.2 2,245.0 1,958.2
Burglary 52 311.4 370.7 314.2
Larceny 404 2,419.3 1,587.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 41 245.5 287.0 246.0

Mercedes, TX Cost Of Living

69
Mercedes's Overall Cost Of Living
0.7x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Mercedes Texas National Average
Overall 69 94 100
Services 73 98 100
Groceries 80 89 100
Health 83 95 100
Housing 38 83 100
Transportation 90 89 100
Utilities 106 101 100

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Rankings for Mercedes in Texas

Map Of Mercedes, TX

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Population over time in Mercedes

Year Population % Change
2020 16,561 -0.5%
2019 16,648 0.4%
2018 16,588 0.5%
2017 16,501 0.5%
2016 16,425 0.9%
2015 16,271 1.7%
2014 15,999 1.2%
2013 15,803 1.2%
2012 15,616 1.6%
2011 15,369 -

Race / Ethnicity in Mercedes

White
7.0% (1,162)
African American
0.1% (16)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.0% (8)
Hawaiian
0.0% (5)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.0% (7)
Hispanic
92.8% (15,363)
Race Mercedes TX USA
White 7.0% 41.4% 60.1%
African American 0.1% 11.8% 12.2%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 0.0% 4.9% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.0% 2.0% 2.8%
Hispanic 92.8% 39.4% 18.2%

Gender in Mercedes

Female
51.7% (8,565)
Male
48.3% (7,996)
Gender Mercedes TX USA
Female 51.7% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Mercedes for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
24.0% (3,974)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (1,159)
High School / GED
30.0% (4,968)
Some College
22.0% (3,643)
Associate's Degree
5.0% (828)
Bachelor's Degree
7.0% (1,159)
Master's Degree
5.0% (828)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Mercedes TX USA
< 9th Grade 24.0% 7.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 30.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 5.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 7.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Mercedes, Texas

Less than $10,000
16.3% (270,306)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (106,546)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.0% (215,491)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.7% (160,334)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.2% (186,028)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.1% (349,446)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.3% (154,167)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.7% (144,574)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.6% (42,824)
$200,000 or more
1.6% (26,379)
Income Mercedes TX USA
Less than $10,000 16.3% 6.0% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 3.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.0% 8.4% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.7% 8.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.2% 12.3% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.1% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.3% 12.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.7% 15.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.6% 7.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.6% 7.8% 8.3%

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