Latest Data (2017)
Population 34,871
Nationwide Rank 1102

Quick Facts

Merrillville, Indiana is the 1,102nd largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Merrillville, Indiana is a town.

Merrillville, Indiana is currently 1.1% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Merrillville, Indiana's growth is about average. 45% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Merrillville, Indiana Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1092 Gahanna, Ohio 35,297 8.4%
1093 East Point, Georgia 35,282 -12.9%
1094 Peachtree City, Georgia 35,262 11.1%
1095 Holly Springs, North Carolina 35,223 247.9%
1096 El Mirage, Arizona 35,216 320.4%
1097 Clermont, Florida 35,211 237.3%
1098 Goldsboro, North Carolina 35,197 -12.3%
1099 Monroe, North Carolina 35,065 28.0%
1100 Mount Vernon, Washington 35,051 30.9%
1101 Pleasant Hill, California 34,987 5.8%
1102 Merrillville, Indiana 34,871 14.1%
1103 Brunswick, Ohio 34,867 3.9%
1104 Oswego, Illinois 34,833 150.6%
1105 Stow, Ohio 34,769 7.1%
1106 Mount Juliet, Tennessee 34,726 145.0%
1107 Riviera Beach, Florida 34,674 15.9%
1108 Leawood, Kansas 34,659 24.7%
1109 Tooele, Utah 34,628 49.7%
1110 University City, Missouri 34,549 -8.3%
1111 Torrington, Connecticut 34,538 -1.9%
1112 Norristown, Pennsylvania 34,510 10.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Indiana

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
522 Muncie 68,625 -3.1%
602 Noblesville 61,882 105.8%
616 Terre Haute 60,774 2.1%
652 Kokomo 57,836 23.3%
657 Greenwood 57,375 56.1%
690 Anderson 55,076 -7.6%
735 Elkhart 52,558 -0.1%
783 Mishawaka 49,177 4.6%
794 Lawrence 48,704 24.5%
820 Jeffersonville 47,383 58.2%
824 Columbus 47,143 19.9%
837 West Lafayette 46,269 61.2%
970 Westfield 39,493 155.4%
1049 Portage 36,672 9.1%
1054 New Albany 36,461 -3.6%
1085 Richmond 35,455 -9.3%
1102 Merrillville 34,871 14.1%
1146 Valparaiso 33,376 18.1%
1153 Goshen 33,220 11.2%
1163 Plainfield 32,865 60.0%
1226 Michigan City 31,056 -5.5%
1278 Crown Point 29,625 49.2%
1320 Schererville 28,633 14.6%
1335 Marion 28,327 -12.3%
1336 Hobart 28,255 10.8%
1338 East Chicago 28,215 -12.7%
1402 Zionsville 26,710 153.6%
1445 Brownsburg 25,911 71.7%
1498 Franklin 25,089 27.6%
1646 Munster 22,717 5.6%
1651 Highland 22,585 -4.0%
1673 Greenfield 22,094 47.4%
1702 Clarksville 21,694 1.1%
1704 La Porte 21,681 0.3%
1866 Seymour 19,480 7.0%
1896 Shelbyville 19,070 5.5%
2008 Logansport 17,755 -9.9%
2011 Vincennes 17,729 -5.0%
2021 Avon 17,568 102.9%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 34,871 1,102
2016 34,994 1,088
2015 35,224 1,075
2014 35,450 1,056
2013 35,622 1,041
2012 35,631 1,029
2011 35,581 1,025
2010 35,246 1,017
2009 33,416 1,056
2008 32,959 1,057
2007 32,049 1,080
2006 31,510 1,083
2005 31,117 1,081
2004 30,904 1,080
2003 30,717 1,079
2002 30,681 1,062
2001 30,492 1,058
2000 30,554 1,044
1990 27,987 997