Merom, Indiana Population 2021

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Merom is a city located in Sullivan County Indiana. With a 2020 population of 216, it is the 504th largest city in Indiana and the 16440th largest city in the United States . Merom is currently declining at a rate of -0.46% annually and its population has decreased by -5.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 228 in 2010. Merom reached it's highest population of 227 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Merom has a population density of 608 people per square mile.

The average household income in Merom is $43,946 with a poverty rate of 23.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $50,000. The median age in Merom is 33.6 years, 29.3 years for males, and 34 years for females.

Merom Demographics

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

  • White: 96.89%
  • Two or more races: 3.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Merom, Indiana is 216 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 219.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 228.

Merom, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18796.89%
Two or More Races63.11%
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Merom Population by Race

Merom Population Pyramid $2021

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Merom Median Age

33.6


Total

29.3


Male

34


Female

Merom Adults

There are 148 adults, (23 of whom are seniors) in Merom.

Merom Age Dependency

54.4

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Merom Sex Ratio

Female

93

48.19%

Male

100

51.81%

Merom Population by Age

Merom Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Merom Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married84.6%15.4%
All84.6%15.4%
Non Family83.3%16.7%
Male33.3%66.7%

84.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Merom Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All782.4784.6
Married393.1584.6
Non Family241.1383.3
Female122.83100
Male3333.3

2.91

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Merom Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade21.55%
9th to 12th Grade1410.85%
High School Graduate6248.06%
Some College1713.18%
Associates Degree2519.38%
Bachelors Degree64.65%
Graduate Degree32.33%
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Merom Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Merom Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.03%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.69%.

Merom Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,094$43,333$26,875
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$45,000$46,875$
Some College$30,833$$30,833
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,094

Average Earnings

$43,333

Average Male

$26,875

Average Female

Merom Earnings by Educational Attainment

Merom Language by Age

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Merom Language

97.01% of Merom residents speak only English, while 2.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.40% of the population.

Merom Language

Merom Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1633823.31%
Multiple66100.00%
Hispanic2114.76%

23.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.47%

Male Poverty Rate

23.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Merom

The race most likely to be in poverty in Merom is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Merom is Hispanic, with 4.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 48.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.95%.

Merom Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.00%
Some College30.95%
Bachelors or Greater22.22%
High School11.29%

Merom Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed37.50%
Male Employed14.89%
Female Employed12.50%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Merom Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Merom Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,750$43,946
Families$46,875$47,670
Married Families$48,125-
Non Families$27,500$30,167
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Income by Household Type

Merom Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

57.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Merom Married by Age and Sex

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Merom Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Merom Marital Status by Race

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Merom Marital Status

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3

Number of Veterans

2

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea1
Vietnam1
Second Gulf War1
World War II
First Gulf War

Merom Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1
65 to 741
18 to 341
55 to 64
35 to 54

Merom Veterans by Age

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Merom Veterans by Race

Merom Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Merom Veterans by Education

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59.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

20.2%

Unemployment Rate

Merom Employment by Age

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Merom Employment by Race

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Merom 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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66.84%

Born in Merom

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Merom residents were born in the United States, with 66.84% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Merom Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021216-1-0.46%
2020217-1-0.46%
2019218-1-0.46%
2018219-1-0.45%
20172200.00%
2016220-2-0.90%
2015222-1-0.45%
2014223-2-0.89%
2013225-1-0.44%
20122260.00%
2011226-1-0.44%
20102270.00%

Merom Population by Year