Merrill, Michigan

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Population in 2017: 735 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 356  (48.4%)
Females: 379  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48637.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,433 (it was $36,167 in 2000)
Merrill:

$42,433
MI:

$54,909

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,093 (it was $19,312 in 2000)

Merrill village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $79,239 (it was $64,500 in 2000)
Merrill:

$79,239
MI:

$155,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $107,036; detached houses: $111,263; mobile homes: $41,770

Median gross rent in 2017: $605.

March 2019 cost of living index in Merrill: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.4%
(20.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Merrill, MI (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Merrill, Michigan as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Merrill is 88 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (22.8%), American (14.4%), English (10.1%), Polish (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%), Scottish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 671 feet

Land area: 0.69 square miles.

Population density: 1,073 people per square mile   (low).

Merrill, Michigan map

24 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America).

This village:

3.4%
Michigan:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,342 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,150 (2.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 43.41 N, Longitude: 84.33 W

Area code: 989

Distribution of median household income in Merrill, MI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Merrill, MI in 2017
Merrill satellite photo by USGS

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 Merrill, MI residents
Average permit cost in Merrill, MI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
Michigan:

4.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+3.6%).
Most common industries in Merrill, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (10.6%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.8%)
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.3%)
  • Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers (5.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.5%)
  • Chemicals (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Merrill, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)

Average climate in Merrill, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Merrill, Michigan average temperatures Merrill, Michigan average precipitation Merrill, Michigan humidity Merrill, Michigan wind speed Merrill, Michigan snowfall Merrill, Michigan sunshine Merrill, Michigan clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 57.0. This is better than average.

City:

57.0
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.27
U.S.:

8.46

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 Merrill center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 204.4 miles away from the city 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 Merrill 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 (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, 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)

Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

For population 15 years and over in Merrill:

Marital status in Merrill, MI
  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

For population 25 years and over in Merrill:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Merrill
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Merrill, MI (based on Saginaw County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

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
This county:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.6%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This 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
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 17$60,212$42,5030$0

Merrill government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $723,000 ($983.67)
    Water Utilities: $152,000 ($206.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $88,000 ($119.73)
    Sewerage: $62,000 ($84.35)
    Central Staff Services: $58,000 ($78.91)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($55.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($39.46)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($8.16)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($8.16)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($2.72)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $6,000 ($8.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $183,000 ($248.98)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $131,000 ($178.23)

Merrill government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $58,000 ($78.91)
    Other: $12,000 ($16.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($10.88)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $416,000 ($565.99)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $388,000 ($527.89)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $90,000 ($122.45)
    Rents: $10,000 ($13.61)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($10.88)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $76,000 ($103.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $157,000 ($213.61)
    General Local Government Support: $71,000 ($96.60)
  • Tax - Property: $241,000 ($327.89)

Merrill government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000,000 ($4081.63)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,743,000 ($3731.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $257,000 ($349.66)

Merrill government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,000 ($51.70)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $498,000 ($677.55)

4.03% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,424 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.03%
Michigan average:

5.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Bay County, MI  0.58% ($35,467 average AGI)
from Genesee County, MI  0.44% ($36,402)
from Midland County, MI  0.28% ($44,886)


4.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,055 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Michigan average:

5.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bay County, MI  0.54% ($39,434 average AGI)
to Genesee County, MI  0.46% ($38,239)
to Midland County, MI  0.32% ($47,477)

Businesses in Merrill, MI

  • Lane Furniture: 1
  • MasterBrand Cabinets: 1

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:

Aug 11, 1999 01:43 PM, Sr-46, Lat: 43.409293, Lon: -84.344311, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 3
Mar 1, 1981 01:25 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 17.5mTotal length
  • $670,000Total costs
  • 4,398Total average daily traffic
  • 252Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,181Total future (year 2003) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 08/21/2014, Expiration Date: 09/21/2024, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 07/26/2005, Expiration Date: 10/17/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/25/2015, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/2013, Expiration Date: 07/08/2023, Certifier: Greg Kenny, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2016, Expiration Date: 01/19/2026, Certifier: Matt Yackel, Registrant: Anderson Radio, Inc., 6149 W. Saginaw Rd., Bay City, MI 48706, Phone: (989) 684-9969, Fax: (989) 684-8986, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • MERRILL, Lat: 43.400000 Lon: -84.324500, Call Sign: WQFX367,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHz, Grant Date: 09/07/2016, Expiration Date: 10/26/2026, Certifier: Greg Deshone, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Benjamin H Trahan, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2020, Certifier: Benjamin H Trahan, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2012, Expiration Date: 10/24/2022, Certifier: Christopher A Fabien, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2012, Expiration Date: 10/24/2022, Certifier: Christopher A Fabien, Registrant: Lakenet LLC, Merrill, MI 48637, Phone: (989) 643-5819, Fax: (989) 643-5819, Email:
  • LAKEFIELD, 19615 Roosevelt Road (Lat: 43.357583 Lon: -84.303306), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQZJ879,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/12/2017, Expiration Date: 06/12/2027, Certifier: Gina Cacciatore, Registrant: Verizon, Verizon Wireless (Vaw) Llc, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • MERRILL, 664 Shannon Street (Lat: 43.412500 Lon: -84.341111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WRAD506,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2017, Expiration Date: 10/17/2027, Certifier: Mike Denny, Registrant: Law Office Of Suzanne S. Goodwyn, 1234 Tottenham Court, Reston, VA 20194, Phone: (703) 444-8804, Fax: (703) 991-0629, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • 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: 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, Certificate Issue Date: 05/01/2007
    Registrant (Individual): John L Hutchinson, 21770 Roosevelt 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, Certificate Issue Date: 02/14/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Wayne C Zeitler, 4175 S Meridian Rd, Merrill, MI 48637
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/25/2018

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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Merrill, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Merrill, MI - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 23. The highest number of reported fires - 36 took place in 2003, and the least - 11 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Merrill, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (58.5%), and Outside Fires (26.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Merrill, MI
    • 22758.5%Structure Fires
    • 10326.5%Outside Fires
    • 4812.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 102.6%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Merrill, MI
  • 92.1%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Electricity
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Merrill, MI
  • 80.0%Utility gas
  • 16.0%Electricity
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Merrill compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 3 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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  • Gerald K. Eurich (8)
  • James A. Casey (5)
  • Jon N. Miller (3)
  • James Allen Casey (3)
  • William S. Anders (2)
  • Lee F. Siler (2)
  • Todd Starke (2)
  • Amy Gehrig (1)
  • Terry L. Mcdonald (1)
  • Gerald A. Eurich (1)

Total of 29 patent applications in 2008-2020.