Merino, Colorado Population 2020

281

Merino is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 281, it is the 221st largest city in Colorado and the 15563rd largest city in the United States. Merino is currently growing at a rate of 0.36% annually but its population has decreased by -1.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 284 in 2010. Merino reached it's highest population of 284 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Merino has a population density of 1,853 people per square mile.

The average household income in Merino is $78,542 with a poverty rate of 16.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $938 per month, and the median house value is $103,600. The median age in Merino is 28.3 years, 22.8 years for males, and 34 years for females. For every 100 females there are 122.3 males.

Merino Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Merino was:

  • White: 81.12%
  • Two or more races: 16.06%
  • Native American: 2.81%
  • 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 281, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 279.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 284.

Merino, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20281.12%
Two or More Races4016.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native72.81%

Merino Population Pyramid 2020

Merino Median Age

28.3


Total

22.8


Male

34


Female

Merino Adults

There are 184 adults, (17 of whom are seniors) in Merino.

Merino Age Dependency

49.1

Age Dependency Ratio

10.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Merino Sex Ratio

Female

112

44.98%

Male

137

55.02%

Merino Households and Families

Merino Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Merino Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.9%31.1%
All50%50%
Male42.9%57.1%
Female40%60%
Non Family24%76%

50.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All922.7150
Married452.8468.9
Non Family251.2824
Female153.8740
Male74.4342.9

3.24

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Merino Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade53.85%
9th to 12th Grade32.31%
High School Graduate5038.46%
Some College4232.31%
Associates Degree1511.54%
Bachelors Degree1310.00%
Graduate Degree21.54%

Merino Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White10310011
Hispanic116
Multiple Races994
Native American77

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 multiple races people with a rate of 44.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,518$31,964$31,071
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$$
Some College$31,111$30,625$31,250
Bachelors Degree$83,750$$98,750
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,518

Average Earnings

$31,964

Average Male

$31,071

Average Female

Merino Language

Merino Language by Age

Merino Language

93.33% of Merino residents speak only English, while 6.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.67% of the population.

Merino Poverty

Merino Poverty by Race

16.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.71%

Male Poverty Rate

11.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Merino

The race most likely to be in poverty in Merino is White, with 26.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Merino is White, with 26.49% 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 22.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.00%.

Name Poverty
Some College26.32%
High School14.00%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed60.00%
Male Employed15.19%
Female Employed5.26%

Merino Income

Merino Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,000$78,542
Families-$92,533
Married Families$80,250-
Non Families$30,417$41,052

Merino Marital Status

Merino Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Merino Married by Age and Sex

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 Over 65.

Merino Marital Status by Race

Merino Veterans

5

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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

$Merino Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Merino Employment Status

72.7%

Labor Force Participation

70.1%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Merino Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

72.69%

Born in Colorado

97.99%

Native Born

2.01%

Foreign Born

2.01%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.99% of Merino residents were born in the United States, with 72.69% having been born in Colorado. 2.01% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202028110.36%
201928010.36%
2018279-2-0.71%
201728110.36%
2016280-2-0.71%
20152820.00%
201428210.36%
2013281-2-0.71%
2012283-1-0.35%
20112840.00%
20102840.00%