Strategically positioned in western Pennsylvania midway between Pittsburgh, Erie, Chicago and New York City at the junction of Interstates 79, 80 & 376, Mercer offers Mercer County businesses unique location advantages for business and industrial development and is indeed a great place to visit, live, work and invest.
Quality of Life
Outdoor recreational opportunities are plentiful in the area including hunting, fishing, biking, boating and numerous parks. A one-hour drive to Pittsburgh and Cleveland further affords residents and businesses alike access to major league sporting events, cultural and entertainment opportunities. Small town living with an ease of access to major metropolitan areas, Mercer County truly offers the best of both worlds.
Median Age: 42.8 years
Under 18 Years: 21.6%
Age 65 and Over: 18.5%
Median Family Income: $54,160
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher: 23.5%
High School Degree or Higher: 82.3%
Source: 2010 U.S. Census
Economic Centers Population
Greenville Area: 27,597
Grove City Area: 15,718
Lakeview Area: 8,610
Mercer Area: 16,810
Shenango Valley: 47,903
(Including the cities of Sharon, Farrell and Hermitage)
Junction I-79, I-80 and I-376
I-79 Exits: 113, 116, 121 and 130
I-80 Exits: 4, 15 and 24
I-376 Exits: 1 and 2
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport
Erie International Airport
Pittsburgh International Airport
Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport
Venango Regional Airport
CN Railway/Bessemer & Lake Erie
Norfolk & Southern
One hour from Erie, PA
Within a day’s drive of ports in NY and VA
Top 10 Employers (2nd Quarter 2017)
General Electric Co.
Sharon Regional Health System
Wal-Mart Associates Inc.
First National Bank of Pennsylvania
George Junior Republic Inc.
John Maneely Co.
Grove City College
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Education/Training, Employer Recruitment
12 Secondary School Systems
5 Parochial Schools
4 Career and Training Centers
Colleges & Universities