Merrydale is a city located in Louisiana. Merrydale has a 2020 population of 8,903. Merrydale is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -8.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,772 in 2010.
The average household income in Merrydale is $57,962 with a poverty rate of 28.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $927 per month, and the median house value is $115,800. The median age in Merrydale is 34.2 years, 33.2 years for males, and 35.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Merrydalewas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 72.00%.
95.84% of Merrydale residents speak only English, while 4.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.16% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Merrydale is Black, with 29.41% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Merrydale is Hispanic, with 15.48% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.39%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Merrydale
97.94% of Merrydale residents were born in the United States, with 93.18% having been born in Louisiana. 2.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.