Merrill, Michigan Population 2022

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Merrill is a city located in Saginaw County Michigan. Merrill has a 2020 population of 639. Merrill is currently declining at a rate of -1.84% annually and its population has decreased by -3.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 663 in 2010.

The average household income in Merrill is $59,823 with a poverty rate of 27.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $638 per month, and the median house value is $77,200. The median age in Merrill is 37.4 years, 32.9 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Merrill Demographics

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

  • White: 73.00%
  • Two or more races: 19.95%
  • Other race: 6.34%
  • Black or African American: 0.70%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Merrill, Michigan is 639 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 663.

Merrill, Michigan Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White62273.00%
Black or African American60.70%
Some Other Race546.34%
Two or More Races17019.95%
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Merrill Population by Race

Merrill Population Pyramid 2022

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Merrill Median Age

38.4


Total

37.5


Male

38.5


Female

Merrill Adults

There are 597 adults, (174 of whom are seniors) in Merrill.

Merrill Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Merrill Sex Ratio

Female

447

52.46%

Male

405

47.54%

Merrill Population by Age

Merrill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Merrill Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female84.2%15.8%
All74.2%25.8%
Married73.5%26.5%
Non Family68.4%31.6%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Merrill Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2832.9674.2
Married1474.1673.5
Male192.58100
Female192.9584.2
Non Family981.2468.4

3.82

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

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Merrill Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade142.53%
9th to 12th Grade142.53%
High School Graduate32258.12%
Some College10318.59%
Associates Degree254.51%
Bachelors Degree6211.19%
Graduate Degree142.53%
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Merrill Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Merrill Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White43741174
Hispanic1051032
Black55
2+ Races5656
Other Race5452

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.93%.

Merrill Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,625$38,542$22,222
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$35,000$46,667$20,417
Some College$21,845$36,000$21,181
Bachelors Degree$41,500$32,500$46,250
Graduate Degree$53,750$$65,625

$35,625

Average Earnings

$38,542

Average Male

$22,222

Average Female

Merrill Earnings by Educational Attainment

Merrill Language by Age

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Merrill Language

97.58% of Merrill residents speak only English, while 2.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.45% of the population.

Merrill Language

Merrill Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black66100.00%
Multiple17014484.71%
Hispanic22014164.09%
White5908113.73%
Other2NaN%

27.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.13%

Male Poverty Rate

36.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Merrill

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

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.65%.

Merrill Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.71%
High School30.43%
Some College11.72%
Bachelors or Greater2.63%

Merrill Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.72%
Male Unemployed54.76%
Female Employed7.32%
Female Unemployed90.38%

Merrill Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Merrill Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,602$49,807
Families$46,750$59,242
Married Families$52,813-
Non Families$29,643$30,962
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Income by Household Type

Merrill Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Merrill Married by Age and Sex

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Merrill Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Merrill Marital Status by Race

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Merrill Marital Status

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29

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam11
Korea2
World War II

Merrill Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 648
65 to 749
75+12

Merrill Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White285.87%
2+ Races11.67%
Hispanic10.93%

Merrill Veterans by Race

Merrill Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Merrill Veterans by Education

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52.3%

Labor Force Participation

38%

Employment Rate

27.3%

Unemployment Rate

Merrill Employment by Age

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Merrill Employment by Race

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Merrill 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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90.26%

Born in Merrill

94.13%

Native Born

5.87%

Foreign Born

5.87%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.13% of Merrill residents were born in the United States, with 90.26% having been born in Michigan. 5.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Merrill Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20107780.00%
2011766-12-1.54%
2012754-12-1.57%
2013742-12-1.59%
2014730-12-1.62%
2015718-12-1.64%
2016706-12-1.67%
2017694-12-1.70%
2018682-12-1.73%
2019670-12-1.76%
2020663-7-1.04%
2021651-12-1.81%
2022639-12-1.84%

Merrill Population by Year