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Total population: 9,608 (Urban population: 9,230 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 378 (all nonfarm))

Merrill,WI index of house prices


Houses: 4,398 (4,184 occupied: 2,738 owner occupied, 1,446 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

42%

Housing density: 625 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $202,161.


Median contract rent in 2009: $378 (lower quartile is $287, upper quartile is $499)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $480


Median gross rent in Merrill, WI in 2009: $513


Housing units in Merrill with a mortgage: 1,317 (252 second mortgage, 159 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,023


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $58,761


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,176


Median monthly housing costs: $616





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Merrill, Wisconsin Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $96,557 (it was $74,800 in 2000)
Merrill:

$96,557
Wisconsin:

$170,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,402 - $130,891

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $146,203
Here:

$146,203
State:

$212,450

Townhouses or other attached units: $57,414
Here:

$57,414
State:

$187,116

In 2-unit structures: $112,401
Here:

$112,401
State:

$165,377

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $128,709
Here:

$128,709
State:

$158,801

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $343,452
Here:

$343,452
State:

$176,160

Mobile homes: $31,467
Here:

$31,467
State:

$36,669

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,783
  • In family households: 7,998 (2,005 male householders, 661 female householders)
    2,041 spouses, 2,969 children (2,672 natural, 103 adopted, 194 stepchildren), 102 grandchildren, 31 brothers or sisters, 42 parents, 23 other relatives, 124 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,785 (611 male householders (468 living alone)), 939 female householders (889 living alone)), 235 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 359 (292 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,229 2-persons, 622 3-persons, 525 4-persons, 194 5-persons, 69 6-persons, 27 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,357 1-person, 165 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 19 4-persons.

1,653 married couples with children.
743 single-parent households (176 men, 567 women).

95.9% of residents of Merrill speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (45% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
1.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (52% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 204 (2.0%)
(47.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.1

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Merrill, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 16
  • 3 rooms: 52
  • 4 rooms: 222
  • 5 rooms: 584
  • 6 rooms: 740
  • 7 rooms: 507
  • 8 rooms: 338
  • 9 or more rooms: 272
  • 1 room: 67
  • 2 rooms: 142
  • 3 rooms: 343
  • 4 rooms: 430
  • 5 rooms: 238
  • 6 rooms: 123
  • 7 rooms: 55
  • 8 rooms: 31
  • 9 or more rooms: 17
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Merrill, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 76
  • 2 bedrooms: 604
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,473
  • 4 bedrooms: 473
  • 5+ bedrooms: 105
  • no bedroom: 90
  • 1 bedroom: 529
  • 2 bedrooms: 583
  • 3 bedrooms: 169
  • 4 bedrooms: 53
  • 5+ bedrooms: 22
Cars and other vehicles available in Merrill, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 143
  • 1 vehicle: 767
  • 2 vehicles: 1,351
  • 3 vehicles: 362
  • 4 vehicles: 79
  • 5+ vehicles: 36
  • no vehicle: 302
  • 1 vehicle: 778
  • 2 vehicles: 255
  • 3 vehicles: 108
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 42
  • 2000 to 2004: 219
  • 1990 to 1999: 360
  • 1980 to 1989: 397
  • 1970 to 1979: 591
  • 1960 to 1969: 388
  • 1950 to 1959: 683
  • 1940 to 1949: 560
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,671

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Merrill, WI house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Merrill, WI:

  • Less than $10,000: 17
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 9
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 23
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 20
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 12
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 20
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 19
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 40
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 62
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 91
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 126
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 205
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 243
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 619
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 461
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 222
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 161
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 126
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 58
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 42
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 10
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 7
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 0
  • $1,000,000 or more: 0
 


Merrill rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Merrill:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 11
  • $150 to $199: 21
  • $200 to $249: 152
  • $250 to $299: 140
  • $300 to $349: 158
  • $350 to $399: 188
  • $400 to $449: 47
  • $450 to $499: 129
  • $500 to $549: 205
  • $550 to $599: 106
  • $600 to $649: 125
  • $650 to $699: 60
  • $700 to $749: 49
  • $750 to $799: 102
  • $800 to $899: 94
  • $900 to $999: 61
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 73
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 10
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 67
  • No cash rent: 98
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 90
  • 1990 to 1994: 2
  • 1985 to 1989: 17
  • 1980 to 1984: 32
  • 1975 to 1979: 7
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1970 to 1974: 8
  • 1965 to 1969: 46


Merrill, WI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 72.2%
Number of people working at home: 120 (2.6% of all workers)


Merrill commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 462
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1530
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 766
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 337
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 385
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 272
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 433
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 61
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 87
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 121
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 59
  • 90 or more minutes: 16
 


Merrill mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,604 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 633 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 48 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 5 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 26 (1%)
  • Walked: 206 (4%)
  • Other means: 7 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 120 (3%)
 


Merrill, WI household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 540
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 382
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 319
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 352
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 291
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 348
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 196
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 253
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 277
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 386
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 378
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 326
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 111
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 19
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 20
  • $200,000 or more: 18
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 4838
 Polish: 417
 Irish: 402
 Other groups: 386
 Norwegian: 363
 United States or American: 334
 Swedish: 302
 French (except Basque): 239
 English: 195
 Italian: 151
 Czech: 85
 Scottish: 81
 Dutch: 80
 French Canadian: 56
 Swiss: 53
 Danish: 41
 Scotch-Irish: 29
 Ukrainian: 25
 Greek: 21
 Russian: 19
 Finnish: 18
 Slovak: 17
 Northern European: 16
 Scandinavian: 12
 Slovene: 10
 Lithuanian: 10
 Austrian: 9
 Latvian: 8
 Armenian: 8
 Slavic: 8
 Welsh: 7
 Belgian: 6
 Czechoslovakian: 5
 Hungarian: 5
 Yugoslavian: 5
 New Zealander: 4
 European: 2


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (34%)
  • Germany (15%)
  • Other Eastern Europe (13%)
  • Italy (11%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • France (3%)
  • India (3%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8228
  • Northeast: 114
  • Midwest: 1213
  • South: 218
  • West: 145

59% of Merrill residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 72% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Wisconsin.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 20
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 198
  • 9th grade: 35
  • 10th grade: 108
  • 11th grade: 73
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 116
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,346
  • Less than 1 year of college: 153
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 261
  • Associate degree: 304
  • Bachelor's degree: 275
  • Master's degree: 104
  • Professional school degree: 54
  • Doctorate degree: 18

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 13
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 7
  • 5th and 6th grade: 21
  • 7th and 8th grade: 332
  • 9th grade: 162
  • 10th grade: 91
  • 11th grade: 104
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 150
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,400
  • Less than 1 year of college: 282
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 327
  • Associate degree: 337
  • Bachelor's degree: 341
  • Master's degree: 134
  • Professional school degree: 28
  • Doctorate degree: 18

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 6.9%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 6.6%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $38,135
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $19,121
  • Asian householders: $38,179
  • Some other race householders: $41,528
  • Two or more races householders: $28,154
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $22,843
Merrill household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Merrill household income for Black householders
Merrill household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Merrill household income for Asian householders
Merrill household income for Some other race householders
Merrill household income for Two or more races householders
Merrill household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Merrill marital status for males
Merrill marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $98,106
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $70,997
  • Asian householders: $145,222
  • Two or more races householders: $109,723
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $76,677

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,811
  • One, attached: 42
  • Two: 571
  • 3 or 4: 256
  • 5 to 9: 161
  • 10 to 19: 96
  • 20 to 49: 18
  • 50 or more: 269
  • Mobile homes: 174

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Merrill:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Merrill
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (87.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.2%)
  • Electricity (3.0%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (60.2%)
  • Electricity (29.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.7%)
  • Other fuel (1.8%)
  • Wood (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (1.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 214
Here:

18.3%
Wisconsin:

16.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 20
Here:

3.1%
Wisconsin:

9.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

1.8%
Wisconsin:

18.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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