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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Merryville is 957. Merryville, Louisiana is the 10,400th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Merryville was in 1990, when its population was 1,235. In 1990, Merryville was the 8,863rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,400th largest city in the US. Merryville is currently 22.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Merryville has shrunk 14.5% since the year 2000. Merryville, Louisiana's growth is below average. 79% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
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The total voting age population of Merryville, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 877. The voting age population is 51.2% male and 48.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.0% of the residents of Merryville are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Merryville are 71.9% White, 24.8% Black, 2.5% Two or more races, 0.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 0.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Merryville, 29.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.7%. On a per-household basis, 25.1% of families are below the poverty line in Merryville.
Among those aged 16 and older, 46.1% of Merryville residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 68.8% of Merryville residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 7.3% have a bachelor's degree and 5.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Merryville residents aged 5 and older, 0.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Merryville is 11.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Merryville, 23.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Merryville is $-1,333,333,334.
In Merryville, 53.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 46.4% of housing units in Merryville.
Of all the housing units in Merryville, 12.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Merryville, 7.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Merryville is $366.
In Merryville, 64.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.