Merrill, IA Profile: Facts & Data

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Merrill, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Merrill had a population of 811 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

The City of Merrill is located within Township of Plymouth, a minor civil division (MCD) of Plymouth County.

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, 2018.


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Merrill, IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 811
Population in Households 811
Population in Familes 687
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,431
Diversity Index3 12
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,848
Average Household Income $69,308
Per Capita Income $28,051

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 344 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 280 (81.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $144,149
Average Home Value $166,548
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 329
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 233
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.87% 0.8%
Households 0.96% 0.84%
Families 1.15% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Merrill, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Merrill to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 354 65th
Population Density # 115 89th
Diversity Index # 415 59th
Median Household Income # 290 71st
Per Capita Income # 561 44th

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