Merrick, New York

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Population in 2010: 22,097. Population change since 2000: -2.9%
Males: 10,672  (48.3%)
Females: 11,425  (51.7%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 11566.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $127,371 (it was $93,132 in 2000)
Merrick:

$127,371
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $49,777 (it was $36,334 in 2000)

Merrick CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $508,094 (it was $287,800 in 2000)
Merrick:

$508,094
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $609,786; Detached houses: $612,112; Townhouses or other attached units: $625,922; In 2-unit structures: $455,338; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $659,822; Mobile homes: $393,874

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,500.

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  • White alone - 18,690 (87.4%)
  • Hispanic - 1,416 (6.6%)
  • Asian alone - 555 (2.6%)
  • Black alone - 250 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 107 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.03%)

Races in Merrick detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Merrick: 156.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (20.5%), Irish (11.9%), Russian (8.9%), Polish (8.4%), German (7.3%), United States (6.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 23 feet

Land area: 4.20 square miles.

Population density: 5,264 people per square mile   (average).

Merrick,NY real estate house value index trend

Merrick, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Merrick:

  • High school or higher: 97.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Merrick CDP:

  • Never married: 26.3%
  • Now married: 62.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

2,030 residents are foreign born (3.8% Europe, 2.1% Asia).

This place:  9.5%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Merrick, New York as of April 19, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Merrick to the number of sex offenders is 22,097 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $10,001 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $10,001 (2.0%)

Merrick satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hempstead, NY (4.6 miles , pop. 56,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (10.1 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Queens, NY (14.5 miles , pop. 2,229,379).

Nearest cities: Bellmore, NY (1.1 miles ), Freeport, NY (1.3 miles ), North Merrick, NY (1.4 miles ), Roosevelt, NY (1.5 miles ), North Bellmore, NY (1.5 miles ), Wantagh, NY (1.6 miles ), Baldwin, NY (1.7 miles ), Baldwin Harbor, NY (1.8 miles ).

Latitude: 40.66 N, Longitude: 73.55 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,564 (-21.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,342 (12.5%)

Merrick household income distribution Merrick home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.8%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Lawyers (7%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Merrick: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Merrick, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Merrick-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New York state average. It is 55% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/18/1973, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the Merrick place center .

On 9/27/1970, a category F2 tornado 4.0 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Merrick-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 231.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.6 miles away from Merrick center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 264.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 202.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 220.6 miles away from Merrick center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 131.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nassau County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Merrick topographic map

Birthplace of: Scott Lipsky - Tennis player, Zack Ryder - Professional wrestler, Brian Bloom - Film actor, Doug Ellin - Screenwriter, Jacqueline Stone - Businesswoman, John Uberti - Army general, Kevin Shinick - Game show host, Chris Metkiff - College basketball player (Delaware Fightin Blue Hens), Gary C. Contessa - Horse trainer, Gregg Burge - Tap dancer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Merrick:

  • PLUS, INC (1817 WILLIS AVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Merrick:

  • NASSAU DIALYSIS LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; BELLMORE, NY)
  • UCPA OF NASSAU COUNTY (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ROOSEVELT, NY)
  • FREEPORT HOSP (Hospital, about 2 miles away; FREEPORT, NY)
  • EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF LONG ISLAND, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; NORTH BELLMORE, NY)
  • HUNTINGTON AKC FREEPORT, EXT. (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; FREEPORT, NY)
  • SOUTH SHORE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FREEPORT, NY)
  • MEADOWBROOK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; FREEPORT, NY)

Amtrak stations near Merrick:

  • 13 miles: KENNEDY AIRPORT NEW YORK (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.
  • 19 miles: LA GUARDIA AIRPORT (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Merrick:

  • Molloy College (about 5 miles; Rockville Centre, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,962)
  • Hofstra University (about 5 miles; Hempstead, NY; FT enrollment: 9,429)
  • Nassau Community College (about 6 miles; Garden City, NY; FT enrollment: 18,552)
  • Adelphi University (about 7 miles; Garden City, NY; FT enrollment: 7,312)
  • Briarcliffe College (about 8 miles; Bethpage, NY; FT enrollment: 2,134)
  • SUNY College at Old Westbury (about 10 miles; Old Westbury, NY; FT enrollment: 4,096)
  • Farmingdale State College (about 10 miles; Farmingdale, NY; FT enrollment: 6,956)

Public high school in Merrick:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Merrick:

Private elementary/middle schools in Merrick:

  • MERRICK WOODS (Students: 170; Location: 1075 MERRICK AVE; Grades: PK - 1)
  • PROGRESSIVE SCHOOL OF LONG ISLAND (Students: 131; Location: 1425 MERRICK AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • GRACE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 80; Location: 36 SMITH ST; Grades: KG - 11)
  • MEROKEE DAY SCHOOL (Students: 76; Location: 10 WYNSUM AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • SOUTH SHORE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 31; Location: 2323 MERRICK AVE; Grades: PK - 3)
See full list of schools located in Merrick, map of school districts: MERRICK UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, NORTH MERRICK UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT, BELLMORE-MERRICK CENTRAL HS DISTRICT

Library in Merrick:

  • MERRICK LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,134,068; Location: 2279 MERRICK AVENUE; 77,719 books; 814 e-books; 5,485 audio materials; 4,397 video materials; 54 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 210 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Merrick: Merrick Golf Course (A), Merrick Station (B), Sunrise Yacht Club (C), Merrick Library (D), North Merrick Public Library (E), Merrick Fire Department Friendship Engine and Hose Company (F), Merrick Fire Department Empire Hose Company 3 (G), Merrick Fire Department Hook and Ladder Company 1 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Merrick include: Merrick Jewish Center (A), Church of the Redeemer (B), Cure of Ars Church (C), Grace Reformed Baptist Church (D), Merrick Community Presbyterian Church (E), Saint Demetrius Greek Orthodox Church (F), Saint John's Lutheran Church (G), Temple Beth Am (H), Temple Israel of South Merrick (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: East Meadow Pond (A), Simmonds Pond (B), Newbridge Pond (C), High Flats Marsh (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Simmond Creek (A), Freeport Creek (B), Emory Creek (C), Mud Creek (D), Merrick Creek (E), Cedar Swamp Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Merrick include: Cammanns Pond County Park (1), Julian Lane Park (2), Merrick Road Park (3), Cow Meadow Preserve (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Aquariums Extraordinaire- Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 129 Woodbine Ave.), Protective Environments Inc (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 1835 Merrick Avenue).

Hotel: #1 Travel Inc (2011 Merrick Road).

Nassau County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 96.1. This is worse than average.

City:

96.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.241. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.241
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 17.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.6
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.80
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 17.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.08. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.08
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.0125. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0125
U.S.:

0.0147
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.4%
(2.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.7% for Black residents, 5.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.3% for other race residents, 6.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  84.6%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.0%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Merrick in 2010:

  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Merrick in 2000:

  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Merrick, New York environmental map by EPA

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Merrick compared to New York state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Banks with most branches in Merrick (2011 data):

  • Capital One, National Association: Merrick Branch at 35 Merrick Ave, branch established on 1889/01/01; South Merrick Road Branch at 2192 Merrick Road, branch established on 2002/11/14. Info updated 2011/07/01: Bank assets: $133,477.8 mil, Deposits: $97,063.7 mil, headquarters in Mclean, VA, positive income, 984 total offices, Holding Company: Capital One Financial Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Merrick Branch at 15 Merrick Avenue, branch established on 1949/11/21; South Merrick Branch at 2020 Merrick Road, branch established on 1961/09/16. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Merrick Branch at 2122 Merrick Avenue, branch established on 1987/05/18; Merrick Branch at 1696 Merrick Road, branch established on 1980/12/30. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • The First National Bank of Long Island: Merrick Branch at 1810 Merrick Avenue, branch established on 2005/12/19. Info updated 2006/07/13: Bank assets: $2,021.9 mil, Deposits: $1,503.5 mil, headquarters in Glen Head, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 34 total offices, Holding Company: First Of Long Island Corporation, The
  • Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association: Merrick Branch at 2090 Merrick Road, branch established on 1972/12/12. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $16,975.1 mil, Deposits: $11,426.8 mil, headquarters in Long Island City, NY, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 86 total offices
  • New York Community Bank: Merrick Branch at 2111 Merrick Avenue, branch established on 2000/12/15. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Citibank, National Association: Merrick Branch at 2085 Merrick Road, branch established on 1961/12/09. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • The Dime Svgs. Bank of Williamsburgh: Merrick Branch at 1775 Merrick Avenue, branch established on 1998/06/30. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,009.9 mil, Deposits: $2,426.7 mil, headquarters in Brooklyn, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 26 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Merrick Branch at 2260 Merrick Road, branch established on 2003/04/05. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • 2 other banks with 2 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Merrick travel time to work - commute Merrick mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (46%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Merrick CDP (based on Nassau County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.00%
Here: 76.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal Church
Adherents68.5%20.4%1.9%1.7%1.6%
Congregations12.0%25.2%7.0%7.1%7.5%
NameMuslim EstimateGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.1%0.8%0.5%0.5%3.0%
Congregations1.1%1.3%1.6%3.8%33.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 556
Nassau County:

4.11 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 201
Nassau County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Nassau County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,219
Here:

9.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Nassau County:

20.9%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

22.2%
State:

15.6%

3.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($68,565 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.66%
New York average:

5.06%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($931 average AGI)
Nassau County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Queens County, NY  1.17% ($71,117 average AGI)
from Suffolk County, NY  0.64% ($61,498)
from Kings County, NY  0.35% ($68,754)


4.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($63,559 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
New York average:

5.46%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,115 average AGI)
Nassau County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Suffolk County, NY  0.85% ($64,486 average AGI)
to Queens County, NY  0.73% ($47,779)
to New York County, NY  0.37% ($112,045)

Strongest AM radio stations in Merrick:

  • WHLI (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • WGBB (1240 AM; 1 kW; FREEPORT, NY; Owner: WGBB-AM, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Merrick:

  • WKJY (98.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHPC (90.3 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRHU (88.7 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY)
  • WLIR-FM (92.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCASTING COMPANY INC.)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Merrick:

  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WPXU-LP (Channel 38; AMITYVILLE, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WLIG-LP (Channel 54; MINEOLA, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLIW (Channel 21; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
See more detailed statistics of Merrick fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Lat: 40.666778 Lon: -73.549583, Call Sign: WNHK557
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.475 MHz, 469.975 MHz, 451.487 MHz, 452.087 MHz, 457.087 MHz, 467.762 MHz, 467.812 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/2004, Expiration Date: 10/02/2014
    Registrant: Spectrum License Consultants, Inc., 6713 Club Meadows Drive, Amarillo, TX 79124, Phone: (806) 352-4810, Fax: (806) 352-4830, Email:
  • Merrick Railroad (Lat: 40.662611 Lon: -73.550139), Call Sign: KFW590, Licensee ID: L00591088
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.420 MHz, 157.680 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/22/2003, Expiration Date: 07/01/2013
    Registrant: Merrick Transportation Corp, 6 Nagel Ct At Merrick Station, Merrick, NY 11566, Phone: (516) 378-1144
  • Lat: 40.687972 Lon: -73.568222, Call Sign: WQBQ677, Licensee ID: L00921451
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/23/2004, Expiration Date: 11/23/2014, Certifier: John Dziedzic
    Registrant: Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District
  • Lat: 40.684722 Lon: -73.540833, Call Sign: WQCH298
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/03/2005, Expiration Date: 03/03/2015, Certifier: William C Gies
    Registrant: Maday Communications, 19 Gazza Blvd, Farmingdale, NY 11735, Phone: (631) 752-0250
  • 120-MERRICK, Mta - Rail Station Merrick (Lat: 40.663611 Lon: -73.562222), Type: Bant, Structure height: 15.3 m, Call Sign: WQEC764
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.037 MHz, 851.537 MHz, 852.037 MHz, 852.537 MHz, 853.037 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2005, Expiration Date: 12/28/2015, Cancellation Date: 01/14/2011, Certifier: Thomas J Cowper
    Registrant: Nys Dhses Office Of Interoperable And Emergency Communications, State Office Campus Building 22, 1220 Washington Ave, Albany, NY 12226, Phone: (518) 322-4912, Fax: (518) 322-4975, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, Lat: 40.663972 Lon: -73.552056, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNTS966
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.293 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/31/1994, Expiration Date: 03/31/1999
    Registrant: Phone: (516) 739-6269
  • MERRICK, NY, Lat: 40.681111 Lon: -73.496667, Call Sign: WQCJ587, Licensee ID: L00020521
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/18/2005, Expiration Date: 03/18/2015, Certifier: Matthew Snyder
    Registrant: New York Water Service, 60 Brooklyn Avenue, Merrick, NY 11566, Phone: (516) 378-3922, Fax: (516) 868-4521

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 2695 Colonial Ave (Lat: 40.652611 Lon: -73.562083), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WHU772
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.975 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/26/2013, Expiration Date: 03/09/2023
    Registrant: 2695 Colonial Avenue, Merrick, NY 11566, Phone: (516) 378-8333, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Merrick)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Merrick)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED37$384,568120$376,408345$313,10116$123,3753$270,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$378,00015$385,86733$337,0615$38,8000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$319,50022$398,636168$361,57112$108,5005$232,600
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$357,12511$393,000106$359,6132$327,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$503,0004$283,75033$336,3331$50,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 4150.00 , 4151.01, 4151.02, 4152.01, 4152.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$371,0003$382,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$357,3332$392,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$603,0003$404,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$409,500
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$367,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 4150.00 , 4151.01, 4151.02, 4152.01, 4152.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 37
  • Hazardous Condition: 114
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Merrick

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Merrick, NY
Businesses in Merrick, NY
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Nike4
AT&T2Outback1
Advance Auto Parts1Outback Steakhouse1
American Eagle Outfitters1RadioShack1
Baskin-Robbins3Sprint Nextel1
Blockbuster1Starbucks1
Burger King1Stop & Shop1
Chico's1T-Mobile1
Dunkin Donuts3Taco Bell1
FedEx6Trader Joe's1
GameStop2UPS3
Gap1Verizon Wireless1
Jones New York1Waldbaums1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
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