The City of Merrill had a population of 794 as of July 1, 2016. Merrill ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Merrill is located at latitude 42.7206 and longitude -96.2525 in Plymouth County. The formal boundaries for the City of Merrill (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Plymouth County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,178 feet.
The City of Merrill (GNIS ID: 2395103) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Merrill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||794|
|Population in Familes||678|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.43|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||343 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||281 (81.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||47 (13.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||16 ( 4.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$132,253|
|Average Home Value||$161,299|
|Median Household Income||$59,094|
|Average Household Income||$68,354|
|Per Capita Income||$28,171|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.33%|
|Per Capita Income||2.0%|
The table below compares Merrill to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 363||64th|
|Population Density1||# 126||88th|
|Diversity Index2||# 455||54th|
|Median Household Income||# 243||76th|
|Per Capita Income||# 385||62nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.