Mercersburg, PA Population

Population: 1,540. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,549 (+0.6% change)
Males: 722 (46.9%), Females: 818 (53.1%)

Franklin County

Zip code: 17236

Median resident age: 38.8 years
Median household income: $32,619
Median house value: $92,800

Races in Mercersburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.3%)
  • Black (6.5%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (26.6%), United States (19.2%), Irish (10.2%), English (8.1%), Scotch-Irish (3.2%), Italian (2.7%).

Elevation: 540 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Mercersburg

  • High school or higher: 81.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mercersburg borough

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

2.3% Foreign born (0.8% Europe, 0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -101 (-6.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Mercersburg:

  • FULTON COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA)
  • BROOK LANE PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (about 18 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Mercersburg:

  • HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL-RICHARD A HENSON FLD (about 16 miles; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Abbreviation: HGR)
  • ALTOONA-BLAIR COUNTY (about 43 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Abbreviation: AOO)
  • WASHINGTON DULLES INTERNATIONAL (about 70 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; Abbreviation: IAD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Mercersburg:

  • POTOMAC AIRPARK (about 20 miles; BERKELEY SPRINGS, WV; Abbreviation: W35)
  • CHAMBERSBURG MUNI (about 21 miles; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Abbreviation: N68)
  • EASTERN WV REGIONAL/SHEPHERD FLD (about 31 miles; MARTINSBURG, WV; Abbreviation: MRB)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mercersburg:

  • SHEPHERD COLLEGE (about 28 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; Full-time enrollment: 3,576)
  • SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 32 miles; SHIPPENSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 6,330)
  • FREDERICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; FREDERICK, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,407)
  • GETTYSBURG COLLEGE (about 47 miles; GETTYSBURG, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,216)
  • SHENANDOAH UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; WINCHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,030)
  • DICKINSON COLLEGE (about 55 miles; CARLISLE, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,098)
  • PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY-PENN STATE ALTOONA (about 60 miles; ALTOONA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,516)

Schools

Public high school in Mercersburg:

  • JAMES BUCHANAN HS (Students: 841; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Mercersburg:

  • MERCERSBURG ACADEMY (Students: 418; Location: 300 EAST SEMINARY STREET; Grades: 9 – 12)
  • NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 23; Location: 9365 BLUE SPRING RD; Grades: 1 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Mercersburg:

  • JAMES BUCHANAN MS (Students: 629; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • MERCERSBURG EL SCH (Students: 286; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MONTGOMERY EL SCH (Students: 233; Grades: KG – 05)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW EL SCH (Students: 224; Grades: KG – 05)

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