Living in Mercedes, TX

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Mercedes, Texas Info Snack

Population
16,564
Unemployment
7.4%
Poverty
33.6%
Median Home
$71,000
Median Income
$34,677
Median Rent
$574

Mercedes SnackAbility

2
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
3
Affordability
8
Diversity
4
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
8

Mercedes, TX Crime Report

734
Total Crimes
4,347.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
75.55%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Mercedes
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 734 4,347.8 2,809.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 67 396.9 418.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.9 5.0
Robbery 8 47.4 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 52 308.0 263.0 250.2
Property Crime 667 3,951.0 2,390.7 2,109.9
Burglary 83 491.6 392.8 340.5
Larceny 559 3,311.2 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 25 148.1 267.2 219.9

Mercedes, TX Cost Of Living

70
Mercedes's Overall Cost Of Living
0.7x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Mercedes Texas National Average
Overall 70 91 100
Services 75 95 100
Groceries 83 90 100
Health 84 97 100
Housing 40 83 100
Transportation 89 94 100
Utilities 102 102 100

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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
2019 16,564 -0.5%
2018 16,648 0.4%
2017 16,588 0.5%
2016 16,501 0.5%
2015 16,425 0.9%
2014 16,271 1.7%
2013 15,999 1.2%
2012 15,803 1.2%
2011 15,616 1.6%
2010 15,369 -

Race / Ethnicity in Mercedes

White
6.0% (1,001)
African American
0.2% (28)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.0% (2)
Hispanic
93.8% (15,533)
Race Mercedes TX USA
White 6.0% 42.0% 60.7%
African American 0.2% 11.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 4.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.0% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 93.8% 39.3% 18.0%

Gender in Mercedes

Female
52.0% (8,619)
Male
48.0% (7,945)
Gender Mercedes TX USA
Female 52.0% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.0% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Mercedes for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
24.0% (3,975)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (1,490)
High School / GED
29.0% (4,803)
Some College
22.0% (3,644)
Associate's Degree
4.0% (662)
Bachelor's Degree
7.0% (1,159)
Master's Degree
4.0% (662)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (165)
Education Mercedes TX USA
< 9th Grade 24.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 7.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Mercedes, Texas

Less than $10,000
15.1% (250,765)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.5% (107,116)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.8% (261,760)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.9% (213,877)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.0% (216,005)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.4% (338,019)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.6% (109,599)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.0% (99,667)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.6% (43,626)
$200,000 or more
1.0% (15,961)
Income Mercedes TX USA
Less than $10,000 15.1% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.5% 4.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.8% 8.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.9% 9.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.0% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.4% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.6% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.0% 15.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.6% 6.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.0% 7.4% 7.7%

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