Merino, Colorado Population 2022

284
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Merino is a city located in Logan County Colorado. Merino has a 2020 population of 284. Merino is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually but its population has decreased by -0.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 286 in 2010.

The average household income in Merino is $80,599 with a poverty rate of 12.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $925 per month, and the median house value is $94,500. The median age in Merino is 28.5 years, 21.6 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Merino Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Merinowas:

  • White: 86.27%
  • Two or more races: 9.87%
  • Native American: 3.86%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Merino, Colorado is 284 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 284.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 286.

Merino, Colorado Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20186.27%
Two or More Races239.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native93.86%
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Merino Population by Race

Merino Population Pyramid $2022

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Merino Median Age

28.5


Total

21.6


Male

38


Female

Merino Adults

There are 169 adults, (25 of whom are seniors) in Merino.

Merino Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

17.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Merino Sex Ratio

Female

100

42.92%

Male

133

57.08%

Merino Population by Age

Merino Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Merino Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Non Family27.3%72.7%
All52.7%47.3%
Female66.7%33.3%
Married73.2%26.8%

52.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Merino Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All932.5152.7
Married413.4673.2
Non Family331.2427.3
Female152.866.7
Male420

3.17

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Merino Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade43.25%
9th to 12th Grade32.44%
High School Graduate4334.96%
Some College3427.64%
Associates Degree2520.33%
Bachelors Degree97.32%
Graduate Degree54.07%
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Merino Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Merino Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White969314
Hispanic1915
Native American66
2+ Races22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.58%.

Merino Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,500$44,583$35,000
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$38,438$$
Some College$40,000$43,333$32,500
Bachelors Degree$68,125$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$39,500

Average Earnings

$44,583

Average Male

$35,000

Average Female

Merino Earnings by Educational Attainment

Merino Language by Age

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Merino Language

81.45% of Merino residents speak only English, while 18.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.65% of the population.

Merino Language

Merino Poverty by Race

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12.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.53%

Male Poverty Rate

12.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Merino

The race most likely to be in poverty in Merino is White, with 20.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Merino is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.35%.

Merino Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College20.34%
High School11.63%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Merino Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Male Employed13.79%
Female Employed0.00%

Merino Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Merino Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,917$80,599
Families$73,750$106,605
Married Families$103,125-
Non Families$24,375$29,027
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Income by Household Type

Merino Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Merino Married by Age and Sex

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Merino Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Merino Marital Status by Race

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Merino Marital Status

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6

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Merino Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 745
35 to 541
75+
55 to 64
18 to 34

Merino Veterans by Age

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Merino Veterans by Race

Merino Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Merino Veterans by Education

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61.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Merino Employment by Age

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Merino Employment by Race

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Merino Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.38%

Born in Merino

96.14%

Native Born

3.86%

Foreign Born

3.86%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.14% of Merino residents were born in the United States, with 64.38% having been born in Colorado. 3.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Merino Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202228410.35%
202128310.35%
202028210.36%
201928110.36%
20182800.00%
2017280-2-0.71%
2016282-2-0.70%
20152840.00%
201428410.35%
2013283-2-0.70%
2012285-1-0.35%
20112860.00%
20102860.00%

Merino Population by Year