Nationwide Claims to Fame

Merrydale is 9th out of 6,406 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Statewide Claims to Fame

Merrydale is 1st in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Merrydale is 5th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Residents younger than 18

Merrydale is 8th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in People per household

Merrydale is 14th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Female residents

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Merrydale Rank Louisiana US
Size in square miles 4.2 79th 43,203.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,304.7 31st 104.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Merrydale Rank Louisiana US
Residents younger than 5 7.3% 50th 6.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 30.0% 5th 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 8.0% 96th 12.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Merrydale Rank Louisiana US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 77.7% 70th 81.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 15.9% 61st 21.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Merrydale Rank Louisiana US
Race - White 4.6% 107th 63.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 93.8% 1st 32.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 90th 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.1% 106th 1.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 39th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 0.7% 104th 1.4% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 1.5% 92nd 4.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 3.9% 107th 59.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Merrydale Rank Louisiana US
Female residents 54.0% 14th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.5% 76th 3.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Merrydale Rank Louisiana US
Housing units 3,495 69th 1,978,848 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 9.8% 81st 18.1% 25.9%
Households 3,332 64th 1,675,097 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 67.3% 48th 67.9% 66.1%
Home median value $97,400 85th $135,400 $186,200
People per household 3.0 8th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Merrydale Rank Louisiana US
Income per capita $18,091 87th $23,853 $27,915
Income per household $40,421 61st $44,086 $52,762
Income below poverty line 17.4% 58th 18.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Merrydale Rank Louisiana US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 598 80th 375,808 27,092,908
Retail sales $8,812 94th $56,543,203 $3,917,663,456

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