Merrill, WI

9,354 Population
7.2 square miles 1,292.5 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
1,292.5
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
56.9%
was 57.7%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
0.8%
was 0.9%
 
Percent Under 18
21.8%
was 22.5%
 
Percent 65 and Over
18.1%
was 17.4%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
14.2%
was 15.8%
 
Median Household Income
$46,211
was $41,130
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.7
42.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
10.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
269
was 307.6
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
3,476.1
was 2,301.9
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
4,617
was 4,562
 
Median Rent
$602
was $609
 
Total Building Permits
7
was 1
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,095
was 4,055
 
Homeownership Rate
59.4%
was 58.7%
 
Single Family Building Permits
7
was 1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
638.0
was 630.4
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
23.9%
was 23.3%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.5
was 0.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.7
was 0.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.5%
was 95.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.1%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.4%
was 88.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
15.6%
was 13.6%
 

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