Merryville, Louisiana Population 2020

1,088

Merryville is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 1,088, it is the 160th largest city in Louisiana and the 9975th largest city in the United States. Merryville is currently declining at a rate of -1.18% annually and its population has decreased by -1.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,103 in 2010. Merryville reached it's highest population of 1,127 in 2016. Spanning over 10 miles, Merryville has a population density of 111 people per square mile.

The average household income in Merryville is $41,082 with a poverty rate of 24.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $358 per month, and the median house value is $49,200. The median age in Merryville is 38.1 years, 34.4 years for males, and 41.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.2 males.

Merryville Demographics

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

  • White: 73.32%
  • Black or African American: 21.61%
  • Native American: 3.95%
  • Two or more races: 0.60%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.52%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Merryville, Louisiana is 1,088, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,114.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,103.

Merryville, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White98473.32%
Black or African American29021.61%
American Indian and Alaska Native533.95%
Two or More Races80.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander70.52%

Merryville Population Pyramid 2020

Merryville Median Age

38.1


Total

34.4


Male

41.7


Female

Merryville Adults

There are 982 adults, (215 of whom are seniors) in Merryville.

Merryville Age Dependency

75

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Merryville Sex Ratio

Female

717

53.43%

Male

625

46.57%

Merryville Households and Families

Merryville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Merryville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.6%18.4%
All56.3%43.7%
Non Family48.4%51.6%
Female37.1%62.9%
Male0%100%

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4942.6456.3
Non Family1881.148.4
Married1853.8181.6
Female973.4837.1
Male242.210

3.51

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Merryville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10412.05%
9th to 12th Grade11713.56%
High School Graduate39746.00%
Some College16819.47%
Associates Degree313.59%
Bachelors Degree151.74%
Graduate Degree313.59%

Merryville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White63454425
Black1989121
Native American20
Hispanic77
Islander77
Multiple Races4

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 10.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,694$43,837$9,531
Less Than High School$$$13,250
High School Grad$32,339$43,430$7,100
Some College$19,485$$15,938
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,694

Average Earnings

$43,837

Average Male

$9,531

Average Female

Merryville Language

Merryville Language by Age

Merryville Language

99.43% of Merryville residents speak only English, while 0.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.57% of the population.

Merryville Poverty

Merryville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White94418219.28%
Black29013145.17%
Multiple88100.00%

24.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.52%

Male Poverty Rate

29.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Merryville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Merryville is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Merryville is White, with 19.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.94%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School60.09%
Bachelors or Greater21.74%
Some College19.60%
High School15.07%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed57.14%
Female Unemployed44.44%
Female Employed28.77%
Male Employed1.49%

Merryville Income

Merryville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,765$41,082
Families$45,147$45,961
Married Families$61,250-
Non Families$13,846$30,990

Merryville Marital Status

Merryville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

29.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Merryville Married by Age and Sex

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

Merryville Veterans

63

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War26
First Gulf War20
Vietnam13
World War II4
Korea

$Merryville Veterans by Education

7.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Merryville Employment Status

43.6%

Labor Force Participation

39.1%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Merryville 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

65.87%

Born in Louisiana

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.48% of Merryville residents were born in the United States, with 65.87% having been born in Louisiana. 0.52% 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
20201,088-13-1.18%
20191,101-13-1.17%
20181,1140.00%
20171,114-13-1.15%
20161,127121.08%
20151,11570.63%
20141,108-2-0.18%
20131,110-6-0.54%
20121,11630.27%
20111,11340.36%
20101,1090.00%