Merryville, Louisiana Population 2024

938

Merryville is a city located in Beauregard Parish Louisiana. Merryville has a 2024 population of 938. Merryville is currently declining at a rate of -1.05% annually and its population has decreased by -3.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 973 in 2020.

The average household income in Merryville is $59,308 with a poverty rate of 35.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Merryville is 36.1 years, 34.6 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Merryville Demographics

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

  • White: 82.9%
  • Black or African American: 11.98%
  • Two or more races: 4.36%
  • Native American: 0.76%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
9.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
95.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.6% (-35)
The current population of Merryville, Louisiana is 938 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 973.

Merryville, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White76182.9%
Black or African American11011.98%
Two or more races404.36%
Native American70.76%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Merryville Population by Race

Merryville Population Pyramid 2024

Merryville Median Age

36.1

Total

34.6

Male

39

Female

Merryville Adults

There are 684 adults, (154 of whom are seniors) in Merryville.

Merryville Age Dependency

73.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Merryville Sex Ratio

Female45849.89%
Male46050.11%

Merryville Population by Age

Merryville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3542.5157.642.4
Non Family1611.2757.842.2
Married1133.6479.620.4
Female433.427.972.1
Male373.4124.375.7
showing: 5 rows

3.22

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Merryville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Merryville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Merryville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.54%.

Merryville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$26,797

Average Earnings

$40,875

Average Male

$19,205

Average Female

Merryville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Merryville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Merryville Language

98.19% of Merryville residents speak only English, while 1.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.33% of the population.

Merryville Language

Merryville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White72721129.02%
Black1029593.14%
Multiple40820%
showing: 3 rows

35.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.65%

Male Poverty Rate

39.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Merryville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Merryville is Black, with 93.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Merryville is Multiple, with 20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.96%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 58.94%.

Merryville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade77.7%
High School17.44%
Some College12.94%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Merryville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed72%
Male Unemployed43.24%
Male Employed12.63%
Female Employed9.63%
showing: 4 rows

Merryville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Merryville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Merryville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.6%

Male Marriage Rate

28.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Merryville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Merryville 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 45-54.

Merryville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Merryville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

58

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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Merryville Veterans by War

count

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Merryville Veterans by Age

count

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Merryville Veterans by Race

Merryville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Merryville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

16%

Unemployment Rate

Merryville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Merryville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Merryville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.56%

Born in Merryville

99.78%

Native Born

0.22%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.78% of Merryville residents were born in the United States, with 77.56% having been born in Louisiana. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Merryville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029888-10-1.11%
2028898-10-1.1%
2027908-10-1.09%
2026918-10-1.08%
2025928-10-1.07%
2024938-10-1.05%
2023948-10-1.04%
2022958-10-1.03%
2021968-5-0.51%
2020973-128-11.63%
20191,101-7-0.63%
20181,10860.54%
20171,102-18-1.61%
20161,120141.27%
20151,10670.64%
20141,099-6-0.54%
20131,105-4-0.36%
20121,10910.09%
20111,10870.64%
20101,101
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Merryville Population by Year