Statewide Claims to Fame

Merrill is 9th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Merrill is 13th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Merrill is 15th in Wisconsin out of 143 other cities in Race - White

Merrill, Wisconsin Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Merrill Rank Wisconsin US
Current population (2012) 9,483 90th 5,726,398 313,914,040
Size in square miles 7.2 78th 54,157.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,334.9 91st 105 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Merrill Rank Wisconsin US
Residents younger than 5 6.2% 87th 6.1% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 23.9% 74th 23.0% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 19.4% 13th 14.4% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Merrill Rank Wisconsin US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.2% 133rd 89.8% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 12.1% 139th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Merrill Rank Wisconsin US
Race - White 96.3% 15th 88.2% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.5% 119th 6.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.4% 83rd 1.1% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.6% 126th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 58th 0.0% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.2% 108th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.0% 120th 6.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 95.4% 9th 82.8% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Merrill Rank Wisconsin US
Female residents 52.4% 23rd 50.4% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.5% 124th 4.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Merrill Rank Wisconsin US
Housing units 4,619 78th 2,634,781 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 35.2% 46th 25.4% 25.9%
Households 4,584 76th 2,279,738 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 57.3% 120th 69.1% 66.1%
Home median value $88,700 140th $169,700 $186,200
People per household 2.0 137th 2.4 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Merrill Rank Wisconsin US
Income per capita $21,116 128th $27,192 $27,915
Income per household $38,671 127th $52,374 $52,762
Income below poverty line 14.8% 31st 12.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Merrill Rank Wisconsin US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 778 97th 433,797 27,092,908
Retail sales $156,007 83rd $72,283,321 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $16,188 64th $12,904 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $11,346 101st $9,247,311 $613,795,732

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