Merrill, Michigan Population 2020

717

Merrill is a city located in Michigan. With a 2020 population of 717, it is the 402nd largest city in Michigan and the 11775th largest city in the United States. Merrill is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -7.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 778 in 2010. Merrill reached it's highest population of 776 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Merrill has a population density of 1,032 people per square mile.

The average household income in Merrill is $57,073 with a poverty rate of 13.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $679 per month, and the median house value is $74,300. The median age in Merrill is 37.3 years, 32.6 years for males, and 42.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.5 males.

Merrill Demographics

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

  • White: 94.58%
  • Other race: 3.19%
  • Two or more races: 1.81%
  • Black or African American: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Merrill, Michigan is 717, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 729.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 778.

Merrill, Michigan Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White68194.58%
Some Other Race233.19%
Two or More Races131.81%
Black or African American30.42%

Merrill Population Pyramid 2020

Merrill Median Age

37.3


Total

32.6


Male

42.2


Female

Merrill Adults

There are 523 adults, (102 of whom are seniors) in Merrill.

Merrill Age Dependency

71

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Merrill Sex Ratio

Female

384

53.33%

Male

336

46.67%

Merrill Households and Families

Merrill Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Merrill Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married86.8%13.2%
All78.3%21.7%
Female75%25%
Non Family67%33%

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2952.478.3
Married1293.2286.8
Non Family1031.267
Female522.7775
Male112.36100

3.02

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Merrill Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade142.87%
9th to 12th Grade193.89%
High School Graduate22245.49%
Some College12124.80%
Associates Degree438.81%
Bachelors Degree5611.48%
Graduate Degree132.66%

Merrill Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White45142467
Hispanic31252
Other Race126
Multiple Races44
Black22

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 14.86%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,750$35,313$22,361
Less Than High School$32,000$$
High School Grad$25,500$28,750$20,000
Some College$25,938$43,125$21,181
Bachelors Degree$40,417$$41,042
Graduate Degree$46,250$$46,250

$28,750

Average Earnings

$35,313

Average Male

$22,361

Average Female

Merrill Language

Merrill Language by Age

Merrill Language

95.47% of Merrill residents speak only English, while 4.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.80% of the population.

Merrill Poverty

Merrill Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6248513.62%
Hispanic7157.04%
Black33100.00%
Multiple13215.38%

13.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.62%

Male Poverty Rate

14.84%

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 Hispanic, with 7.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.82%.

Name Poverty
High School13.96%
Some College7.93%
Bachelors or Greater1.45%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed18.18%
Female Unemployed12.50%
Female Employed8.39%
Male Employed5.37%

Merrill Income

Merrill Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,750$57,073
Families$47,031$60,402
Married Families$58,750-
Non Families$30,156$50,011

Merrill Marital Status

Merrill Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Merrill Married by Age and Sex

Merrill 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 35-44.

Merrill Marital Status by Race

Merrill Veterans

33

Number of Veterans

33

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam17
First Gulf War5
Korea3
Second Gulf War2
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7414
75+7
35 to 547
55 to 645
18 to 34

$Merrill Veterans by Education

6.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Merrill Employment Status

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.3%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Merrill 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

93.06%

Born in Michigan

98.33%

Native Born

1.67%

Foreign Born

0.83%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.33% of Merrill residents were born in the United States, with 93.06% having been born in Michigan. 0.83% 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
2020717-6-0.83%
2019723-6-0.82%
2018729-5-0.68%
2017734-6-0.81%
2016740-7-0.94%
2015747-8-1.06%
2014755-3-0.40%
2013758-9-1.17%
2012767-2-0.26%
2011769-7-0.90%
20107760.00%