Merryville, Louisiana Population 2021

1,092
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Merryville is a city located in Beauregard Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,092, it is the 160th largest city in Louisiana and the 9954th largest city in the United States . Merryville is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -1.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,103 in 2010. Merryville reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 10 miles, Merryville has a population density of 112 people per square mile.

The average household income in Merryville is $42,700 with a poverty rate of 29.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $366 per month, and the median house value is $63,300. The median age in Merryville is 37.3 years, 34.4 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Merryville Demographics

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

  • White: 71.91%
  • Black or African American: 24.83%
  • Two or more races: 2.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Merryville, Louisiana is 1,092 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,108.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,103.

Merryville, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White86071.91%
Black or African American29724.83%
Two or More Races302.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.25%
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Merryville Population by Race

Merryville Population Pyramid $2021

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Merryville Median Age

37.3


Total

34.4


Male

41.6


Female

Merryville Adults

There are 883 adults, (179 of whom are seniors) in Merryville.

Merryville Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Merryville Sex Ratio

Female

558

46.66%

Male

638

53.34%

Merryville Population by Age

Merryville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Merryville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%100%
Female35.7%64.3%
Non Family50.3%49.7%
All53.6%46.4%
Married75.7%24.3%

53.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Merryville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4402.6353.6
Non Family1811.0950.3
Married1524.0575.7
Female843.4435.7
Male232.390

3.63

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Merryville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade11515.05%
9th to 12th Grade12316.10%
High School Graduate29638.74%
Some College13617.80%
Associates Degree384.97%
Bachelors Degree162.09%
Graduate Degree405.24%
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Merryville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Merryville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White53441026
Black21610730
Hispanic66
Islander66
2+ Races5
Native American33

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 13.89%.

Merryville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,531$47,500$
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$43,603$46,131$6,618
Some College$19,531$$16,500
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$34,531

Average Earnings

$47,500

Average Male

$

Average Female

Merryville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Merryville Language by Age

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Merryville Language

99.10% of Merryville residents speak only English, while 0.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.54% of the population.

Merryville Language

Merryville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White82118522.53%
Black29713344.78%
Multiple302583.33%

29.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.33%

Male Poverty Rate

33.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Merryville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Merryville is Multiple, with 83.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Merryville is White, with 22.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.63%.

Merryville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade70.43%
High School22.26%
Some College13.22%
Bachelors or Greater12.50%

Merryville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed55.00%
Female Employed28.23%
Female Unemployed25.81%
Male Employed4.62%

Merryville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Merryville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households-$42,700
Families$49,141$47,897
Married Families$63,529-
Non Families$14,087$32,881
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Income by Household Type

Merryville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.6%

Male Marriage Rate

30.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Merryville Married by Age and Sex

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Merryville 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.

Merryville Marital Status by Race

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Merryville Marital Status

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68

Number of Veterans

64

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War32
Second Gulf War26
Vietnam14
World War II3
Korea

Merryville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5423
18 to 3415
75+11
55 to 6410
65 to 749

Merryville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White497.85%
Black198.48%

Merryville Veterans by Race

Merryville Veterans by Education

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13.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Merryville Veterans by Education

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46.1%

Labor Force Participation

40.7%

Employment Rate

11.7%

Unemployment Rate

Merryville Employment by Age

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Merryville Employment by Race

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Merryville 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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64.55%

Born in Merryville

99.25%

Native Born

0.75%

Foreign Born

0.50%

Non Citizen

0.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.25% of Merryville residents were born in the United States, with 64.55% having been born in Louisiana. 0.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Merryville Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,092-8-0.73%
20201,100-8-0.72%
20191,108-8-0.72%
20181,11630.27%
20171,113-15-1.33%
20161,128141.26%
20151,11460.54%
20141,108-3-0.27%
20131,111-5-0.45%
20121,11610.09%
20111,11570.63%
20101,1080.00%

Merryville Population by Year