Merrimac, Virginia Population 2020

2,127
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Merrimac is a city located in Virginia. Merrimac has a 2020 population of 2,127. Merrimac is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -0.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,133 in 2010. Merrimac reached it's highest population of 2,292 in 2013.

The average household income in Merrimac is $61,075 with a poverty rate of 18.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $527 per month, and the median house value is $167,200. The median age in Merrimac is 45.8 years, 38.8 years for males, and 57.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 68.0 males.

Merrimac Demographics

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

  • White: 74.89%
  • Black or African American: 17.44%
  • Two or more races: 3.76%
  • Asian: 2.96%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Merrimac, Virginia is 2,127, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,127.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,133.

Merrimac, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,59374.89%
Black or African American37117.44%
Two or More Races803.76%
Asian632.96%
Some Other Race120.56%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.38%
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Merrimac Population Pyramid 2020

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Merrimac Median Age

45.8


Total

38.8


Male

57.4


Female

Merrimac Adults

There are 1,683 adults, (723 of whom are seniors) in Merrimac.

Merrimac Age Dependency

121.6

Age Dependency Ratio

75.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Merrimac Sex Ratio

Female

1,266

59.52%

Male

861

40.48%

Merrimac Households and Families

Merrimac Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Merrimac Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.7%36.3%
Female56.8%43.2%
All41.2%58.8%
Non Family28%72%
Male25%75%

41.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0391.9941.2
Non Family6101.1128
Married2843.3263.7
Female1253.1156.8
Male20325

3.13

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Merrimac Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1478.99%
9th to 12th Grade1438.75%
High School Graduate42225.81%
Some College33320.37%
Associates Degree18511.31%
Bachelors Degree21613.21%
Graduate Degree18911.56%
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Merrimac Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3941,159286
Black1058936
Asian636363
Hispanic56178
Multiple Races305
Other Race121212
Islander888

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,539$36,131$35,125
Less Than High School$$28,600$
High School Grad$17,027$$17,279
Some College$50,774$65,417$42,563
Bachelors Degree$87,986$$87,847
Graduate Degree$41,507$26,458$

$35,539

Average Earnings

$36,131

Average Male

$35,125

Average Female

Merrimac Language

Merrimac Language by Age

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Merrimac Language

93.92% of Merrimac residents speak only English, while 6.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 3.74% of the population.

Merrimac Poverty

Merrimac Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,51530019.80%
Black3717219.41%
Hispanic561425.00%

18.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.65%

Male Poverty Rate

23.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Merrimac

The race most likely to be in poverty in Merrimac is Hispanic, with 25.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Merrimac is Black, with 19.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.84%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.93%
High School28.90%
Some College7.72%
Bachelors or Greater1.27%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed85.00%
Male Unemployed18.06%
Female Employed9.64%
Male Employed6.47%

Merrimac Income

Merrimac Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,527$61,075
Families$66,339$76,400
Married Families$90,500-
Non Families$28,529$49,465
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Merrimac Marital Status

Merrimac Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

31.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Merrimac Married by Age and Sex

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Merrimac 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 55-64.

Merrimac Marital Status by Race

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Merrimac Veterans

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150

Number of Veterans

150

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea62
Vietnam38
World War II31
First Gulf War8
Second Gulf War8
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Age Group Veterans
75+88
65 to 7442
35 to 548
18 to 348
55 to 644
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Merrimac Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Merrimac Employment Status

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50.7%

Labor Force Participation

38.5%

Employment Rate

16.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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55.76%

Born in Virginia

96.90%

Native Born

3.10%

Foreign Born

3.10%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.90% of Merrimac residents were born in the United States, with 55.76% having been born in Virginia. 3.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,1270.00%
20192,1270.00%
20182,1271105.45%
20172,017-93-4.41%
20162,11022011.64%
20151,890-99-4.98%
20141,989-303-13.22%
20132,2921858.78%
20122,107-70-3.22%
20112,177442.06%
20102,1330.00%