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Education

Mercer County is home to one private and two public school districts with student to teacher ratio of 13.5 to 1. Enrollment averages 1,400 among the two districts, with average expenditures per student at $5,316. The high school graduation rate is 91.1%.

Mercer County is also in close proximity (60 miles) to many colleges and universities where individuals can pursue a number of higher education degrees, while maintaining full-time employment and residency in the county. These include state universities, liberal arts and other 4-year colleges, nursing college, technical and business colleges, a graduate center, a chiropractic institution, and 2-year community colleges.

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Recreation

Whether inside or out, you’ll find plenty of ways to have fun in the Mercer County area.

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Housing

Mercer County offers an attractive real estate market featuring a variety of housing options for people across the lifespan. Individuals beginning their careers, families looking for large single family homes, downsizing retirees and more will find attractive housing.

Mercer County is a community of safe, friendly neighborhoods with attractively priced housing. Established, older neighborhoods with beautifully restored Victorians, farmhouses, or bungalows, newer up-market areas with large lawns and attractive ranch and contemporary style homes, or beautiful subdivisions where you can build the home of your dreams. Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find it in Mercer County.

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