Merrill, Michigan

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Population in 2014: 755 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.5%
 
Males: 358  (47.5%)
Females: 397  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  34.6 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 48637.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,487 (it was $36,167 in 2000)
Merrill:

$40,487
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,593 (it was $19,312 in 2000)

Merrill village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,707 (it was $64,500 in 2000)
Merrill:

$73,707
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $113,459; Detached houses: $115,235; Townhouses or other attached units: $201,754; In 2-unit structures: $64,875; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $100,831; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $74,567; Mobile homes: $41,192; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $30,930

Median gross rent in 2013: $547.

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  • Races in Merrill, MI (2010)

    Merrill races chart
    • 70991.1%White alone
    • 526.7%Hispanic
    • 70.9%Two or more races
    • 40.5%Black alone
    • 40.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.3%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Merrill: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.5%), French (9.1%), English (8.6%), Polish (7.7%), United States (5.9%), Irish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 671 feet

Land area: 0.69 square miles.

Population density: 1,102 people per square mile   (low).

Merrill,MI real estate house value index trend

Merrill, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Merrill:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Merrill village:

  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

10 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.4%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Merrill, Michigan as of August 24, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Merrill to the number of sex offenders is 110 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,920 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,486 (2.5%)

Merrill satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Saginaw, MI (19.1 miles , pop. 61,799).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (94.2 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (202.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hemlock, MI (2.2 miles ), Breckenridge, MI (2.7 miles ), St. Charles, MI (3.5 miles ), Shields, MI (3.6 miles ), Freeland, MI (3.6 miles ), St. Louis, MI (3.8 miles ), Midland, MI (3.9 miles ), Ithaca, MI (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $63,700
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $89,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $86,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.41 N, Longitude: 84.33 W

Area code: 989

Merrill household income distribution Merrill home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Michigan:

4.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+3.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Merrill, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Merrill-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 28% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.3 miles away from the Merrill village center killed 116 people and injured 844 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.7 miles away from the village center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Merrill-area historical earthquake activity is near Michigan state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 240.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 204.4 miles away from Merrill center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 198.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 206.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 389.9 miles away from Merrill center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 360.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Saginaw County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Merrill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Merrill:

  • SCHNEPP NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SAINT LOUIS, MI)
  • SCHNEPP SENIOR CARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; SAINT LOUIS, MI)
  • HEALTHSOURCE SAGINAW, INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SAGINAW, MI)
  • SAGINAW COMMUNITY HOSP ICF (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SAGINAW, MI)
  • ARC VISTA HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; SAGINAW, MI)
  • SOUTHERN CARE SAGINAW (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SAGINAW, MI)
  • PINE RIVER HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SAINT LOUIS, MI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Merrill:

  • Northwood University-Michigan (about 16 miles; Midland, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,763)
  • Delta College (about 21 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 7,480)
  • Saginaw Valley State University (about 21 miles; University Center, MI; FT enrollment: 9,021)
  • Central Michigan University (about 26 miles; Mount Pleasant, MI; FT enrollment: 22,758)
  • Baker College of Owosso (about 31 miles; Owosso, MI; FT enrollment: 2,081)
  • Kettering University (about 42 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (about 43 miles; Flint, MI; FT enrollment: 6,284)

Public high school in Merrill:

Public elementary/middle schools in Merrill:

See full list of schools located in Merrill

Library in Merrill:

  • MERRILL DISTRICT LIBRARY (Operating income: $66,975; Location: 321 WEST SAGINAW; 15,596 books; 100 e-books; 74 audio materials; 366 video materials; 23 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Merrill: Merrill Station (A), Merrill District Library (B), Jonesfield Township Hall (C), Merrill Village Police Deparment (D), Jonesfield - Lakefield Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Merrill include: Sacred Heart Church (A), Congregational Christian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Saginaw 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 2013 was 42.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.55. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.55
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.0%
(20.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 58.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.3% for other race residents, 94.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  70.8%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  6.4%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Merrill (2011 data):

  • Firstbank - Alma: Merrill Branch at 125 West Saginaw Street, branch established on 1933/09/01. Info updated 2011/10/07: Bank assets: $364.0 mil, Deposits: $299.7 mil, headquarters in Alma, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Michigan average:

11.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Merrill village (based on Saginaw County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic35,87329
Evangelical Protestant30,990102
Mainline Protestant13,47747
Black Protestant10,05328
Other1,3239
Orthodox3501
None108,103-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 42
Saginaw County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 45
Saginaw County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Saginaw County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 99
Here:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Saginaw County:

33.7%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.9%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.7%
Michigan:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Merrill:

28.6
Michigan:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Merrill:

20.6%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.6%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Merrill:

6.9
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Merrill:

34.7%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Merrill:

57.1%
Michigan:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Merrill:

78.0%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Merrill, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 14$10,922$9,3620$0
Other and Unallocable 3$49,290$197,1600$0
Totals for Government 17$60,212$42,5030$0

Merrill government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $116,000 ($153.64)
    Sewerage: $58,000 ($76.82)
    Police Protection: $50,000 ($66.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $49,000 ($64.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $29,000 ($38.41)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($37.09)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($33.11)
    Health Services - Other: $10,000 ($13.25)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($10.60)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $5,000 ($6.62)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($3.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $14,000 ($18.54)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($2.65)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $111,000 ($147.02)

Merrill government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $46,000 ($60.93)
    All Other: $41,000 ($54.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000 ($43.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $5,000 ($6.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($31.79)
    General Revenue, NEC: $16,000 ($21.19)
    Rents: $9,000 ($11.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $100,000 ($132.45)
    Highways: $63,000 ($83.44)
    All Other: $2,000 ($2.65)
  • Tax - Property: $143,000 ($189.40)
    NEC: $4,000 ($5.30)

Merrill government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $742,000 ($982.78)

3.72% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,455 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.72%
Michigan average:

5.09%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($175 average AGI)
Saginaw County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Bay County, MI  0.49% ($29,134 average AGI)
from Genesee County, MI  0.39% ($29,329)
from Midland County, MI  0.27% ($46,252)


4.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,355 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
Michigan average:

5.58%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($81 average AGI)
Saginaw County:

0.02%
Michigan average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Bay County, MI  0.44% ($33,122 average AGI)
to Genesee County, MI  0.43% ($34,867)
to Midland County, MI  0.25% ($40,135)

Strongest AM radio stations in Merrill:

  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WSGW (790 AM; 5 kW; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WMAX (1440 AM; 5 kW; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: AM MEDIA SERVICES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKAR (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EAST LANSING, MI; Owner: MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFYC (1280 AM; 1 kW; ALMA, MI; Owner: JACOM, INC.)
  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Merrill:

  • WUGN (99.7 FM; MIDLAND, MI; Owner: FAMILY LIFE BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC)
  • WCEN-FM (94.5 FM; HEMLOCK, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WHNN (96.1 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOG (102.5 FM; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQBX (104.9 FM; ALMA, MI; Owner: JACOM, INC.)
  • WJSZ (92.5 FM; ASHLEY, MI; Owner: CURWOOD BROADCASTING COMPANY, CORP.)
  • WKCQ (98.1 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: THE MACDONALD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WILZ (104.5 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGER (106.3 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WMHW-FM (91.5 FM; MT. PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • WTLZ (107.1 FM; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WTCF (100.5 FM; CARROLLTON, MI; Owner: NM LICENSING LLC)
  • WRSR (103.9 FM; OWOSSO, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCMU-FM (89.5 FM; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIV. BD OF TRUSTES)
  • WKQZ (93.3 FM; MIDLAND, MI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Merrill:

  • WJRT-TV (Channel 12; FLINT, MI; Owner: FLINT LICENSE SUBSIDIARY CORP.)
  • WSMH (Channel 66; FLINT, MI; Owner: WSMH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WAQP (Channel 49; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WNEM-TV (Channel 5; BAY CITY, MI; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WCMU-TV (Channel 14; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY)
  • W46CR (Channel 46; SAGINAW/MIDLAND, MI; Owner: YONEIDE S. DINZEY)
  • WEYI-TV (Channel 25; SAGINAW, MI; Owner: WEYI BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W68DH (Channel 68; PETOSKEY, MI; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W22CC (Channel 22; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W69DW (Channel 69; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • WDCQ-TV (Channel 19; UNIVERSITY CENTER, MI; Owner: DELTA COLLEGE)
  • W58CW (Channel 58; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W61DK (Channel 61; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • W60CO (Channel 60; MOUNT PLEASANT, MI; Owner: NTN/SAGINAW, INC.)
  • W15BP (Channel 15; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WUHO-LP (Channel 57; PINCONNING, MI; Owner: P & P CABLE HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)

Merrill fatal accident list:

Mar 1, 1981 01:25 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Merrill)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 21570 Gratiot Road (Lat: 43.410306 Lon: -84.323861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WRG626
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.235 MHzGrant Date: 08/21/2014, Expiration Date: 09/21/2024Registrant: Federal License Management, 1784 E. 3rd Street Suite 269, Williamsport, PA 17701-3862, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 322-6825, Email:
  • 1850 S Fenmore Rd 1.6 Mi Sw (Lat: 43.393917 Lon: -84.353333), Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WRV763
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.370 MHz, 158.370 MHzGrant Date: 07/26/2005, Expiration Date: 10/17/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/25/2015Registrant: Great Lakes Gas Transmission, 5250 Corporate Drive, Troy, MI 48098, Phone: (248) 205-7464, Fax: (248) 205-4464, Email:
  • Lat: 43.413333 Lon: -84.369722, Call Sign: WQRQ434
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.287 MHzGrant Date: 07/08/2013, Expiration Date: 07/08/2023, Certifier: Greg KennyRegistrant: Anderson Radio, Inc., 6149 W. Saginaw Rd., Bay City, MI 48706, Phone: (989) 684-9969, Fax: (989) 684-8986, Email:
  • Lat: 43.423917 Lon: -84.290278, Call Sign: WQSC271
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.150 MHzGrant Date: 08/29/2013, Expiration Date: 08/29/2023, Certifier: Kevin StormRegistrant: Anderson Radio, Inc., 6149 W. Saginaw Rd., Bay City, MI 48706, Phone: (989) 684-9969, Fax: (989) 684-8986, Email:
  • Lat: 43.408333 Lon: -84.343333, Call Sign: WQXA905
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.385 MHz, 159.555 MHz, 159.787 MHz, 160.147 MHzGrant Date: 01/19/2016, Expiration Date: 01/19/2026, Certifier: Matt YackelRegistrant: Anderson Radio, Inc., 6149 W. Saginaw Rd., Bay City, MI 48706, Phone: (989) 684-9969, Fax: (989) 684-8986, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • MERRILL, Lat: 43.400000 Lon: -84.324500, Call Sign: WQFX367
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHzGrant Date: 10/26/2006, Expiration Date: 10/26/2016, Certifier: Greg DeshoneRegistrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Lincoln2Hoard, Lat: 43.378611 Lon: -84.383611, Type: Silo, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQKB941
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/24/2009, Expiration Date: 03/24/2019, Certifier: Benjamin H TrahanRegistrant: Skyweb Networks, 2710 State Street, Saginaw, MI 48602, Phone: (989) 906-0467, Email:
  • Laporte2Hemlock, Lat: 43.495556 Lon: -83.412500, Type: Silo, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 25 m, Call Sign: WQKB941
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/24/2009, Expiration Date: 03/24/2019, Certifier: Benjamin H TrahanRegistrant: Skyweb Networks, 2710 State Street, Saginaw, MI 48602, Phone: (989) 906-0467, Email:
  • Roosevelt, Lat: 43.359889 Lon: -84.343556, Type: Gtower, Structure height: 48.2 m, Overall height: 51.5 m, Call Sign: WQQC490
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/24/2012, Expiration Date: 10/24/2022, Certifier: Christopher A FabienRegistrant: Lakenet LLC, Merrill, MI 48637, Phone: (989) 643-5819, Fax: (989) 643-5819, Email:
  • Meridian, Lat: 43.414750 Lon: -84.375361, Type: Silo, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 33.4 m, Call Sign: WQQC490
    Assigned Frequencies: 3675.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/24/2012, Expiration Date: 10/24/2022, Certifier: Christopher A FabienRegistrant: Lakenet LLC, Merrill, MI 48637, Phone: (989) 643-5819, Fax: (989) 643-5819, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KC8GRQ, Licensee ID: L00289851, Grant Date: 09/16/2008, Expiration Date: 03/26/2017, Certifier: Mark D Rodgers, Registrant: Mark D Rodgers, 22887 Gratiot Rd., Merrill, MI 48637
  • Call Sign: N8STF, Licensee ID: L00249351, Grant Date: 03/14/2013, Expiration Date: 06/08/2023, Certifier: Eldon M Hall, Registrant: Eldon M Hall, 520 N Fenmore Rd, Merrill, MI 48637
  • Call Sign: N8VYY, Grant Date: 10/13/1992, Expiration Date: 10/13/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2004, Registrant: Jim R Jacobs, 3794 S Steel Rd, Merrill, MI 48637
  • Call Sign: WD8BLS, Grant Date: 05/17/1988, Expiration Date: 05/17/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2000, Registrant: Dale K Hayes, 536 W Saginaw St, Merrill, MI 48637
  • Call Sign: KC8TQR, Licensee ID: L00503843, Grant Date: 04/19/2002, Expiration Date: 04/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/22/2014, Certifier: Amanda L Hall, Registrant: Amanda L Hall, 420 N Fenmore, Merrill, MI 48637
  • Call Sign: KC8TQS, Licensee ID: L00503846, Grant Date: 01/23/2012, Expiration Date: 04/19/2022, Certifier: James E Hall, Registrant: James E Hall, 420 N Fenmore, Merrill, MI 48637
  • Call Sign: KD8ZXQ, Licensee ID: L01907116, Grant Date: 11/25/2014, Expiration Date: 11/25/2024, Certifier: Daniel W Rigg, Registrant: Daniel W Rigg, 145 S Midland St, Merrill, MI 48637

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CAMERON BALLOONS Z-90 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 40612 , Serial Number: 6458, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 09/06/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Douglas J Hill, 1307 E Kent Rd, Merrill, MI 48637
  • Aircraft: SIMMONS W E/PEREYRA C A AVENTURA II (Category: Amphibian, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 582AV , Serial Number: AP2A-CBP001, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 05/03/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Wayne C Zeitler, 4175 S Meridian Rd, Merrill, MI 48637
  • Aircraft: DESTINY XLT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6631H , Serial Number: 2C0370, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/2007
    Registrant (Individual): John L Hutchinson, 21770 Roosevelt Rd, Merrill, MI 48637

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$101,490
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0122.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Merrill and their reported violations in the past:

ST. PATRICKS PARISH (Population served: 101, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JAN-07-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-07-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-07-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-08-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (2 times from FEB-04-2010 to APR-26-2010), St Intentional no-action (APR-30-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (3 times from MAY-17-2010 to JUL-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (FEB-09-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-09-2005), St Public Notif requested (FEB-09-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAY-10-2005 to APR-11-2006)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Merrill that have no violations reported:

  • LAKE OF DREAMS CAMPGROUND (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MERRILL DAIRY BAR (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • JAM'S (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 17
  • Hazardous Condition: 12

Incident types - Merrill

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Merrill, MI
Most common first names in Merrill, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3081.1 years
John3076.9 years
William1979.3 years
Joseph1774.3 years
Robert1572.4 years
Edward1476.5 years
George1374.5 years
James1272.5 years
Clarence1277.0 years
Frank1275.8 years
Most common last names in Merrill, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Clark1476.4 years
Siler1280.8 years
Miller1171.8 years
Schultz1073.1 years
Mcnier984.8 years
Moulton979.9 years
Wenzel876.3 years
Sherman782.4 years
Doehring783.3 years
Bluemer779.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (13%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Businesses in Merrill, MI

  • Lane Furniture: 1
  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1

Merrill compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
There are 3 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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  • Amy Gehrig (1)
  • Terry L. Mcdonald (1)
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Total of 29 patent applications in 2008-2016.