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Total population: 9,364 (All urban)

Houses: 4,649 (4,124 occupied: 2,436 owner occupied, 1,692 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

41%
State:

33%

Housing density: 661 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $72,266.

Median contract rent in 2016: $364 (lower quartile is $271, upper quartile is $456)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $864


Median gross rent in Merrill, WI in 2016: $430

Housing units in Merrill with a mortgage: 1,419 (44 second mortgage, 119 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,023

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $66,970

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $46,330

Median monthly housing costs: $629


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Merrill, Wisconsin Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $89,608 (it was $74,800 in 2000)
Merrill:

$89,608
Wisconsin:

$173,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,428 - $125,126
Median year house/condo built: 1953

Median year apartment built: 1962

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,392
  • In family households: 6,869 (1,155 male householders, 1,269 female householders)
    1,731 spouses, 2,230 children (2,010 natural, 41 adopted, 183 stepchildren), 47 grandchildren, 42 brothers or sisters, 52 parents, 49 other relatives, 296 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,229 (840 male householders (511 living alone)), 874 female householders (790 living alone)), 515 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 309

Size of family households: 1,202 2-persons, 548 3-persons, 403 4-persons, 178 5-persons, 54 6-persons, 27 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,304 1-person, 347 2-persons, 18 3-persons, 48 4-persons.

1,158 married couples with children.
658 single-parent households (186 men, 472 women).

98.5% of residents of Merrill speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 79 (0.8%)
(20.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.7
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Merrill, Wisconsin:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 391 bedroom
  • 5332 bedrooms
  • 1,1573 bedrooms
  • 5374 bedrooms
  • 1745+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Merrill population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Merrill, Wisconsin:

  • 86no bedroom
  • 3721 bedroom
  • 7662 bedrooms
  • 4223 bedrooms
  • 304 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Merrill population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Merrill in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 91no vehicle
  • 5711 vehicle
  • 1,0792 vehicles
  • 4533 vehicles
  • 1614 vehicles
  • 835+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Merrill population

Cars and other vehicles available in Merrill in renter-occupied apartments

  • 342no vehicle
  • 7541 vehicle
  • 4342 vehicles
  • 1443 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Merrill population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Merrill, Wisconsin:

  • 01 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 523 rooms
  • 1904 rooms
  • 4665 rooms
  • 3956 rooms
  • 4217 rooms
  • 3798 rooms
  • 5359+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Merrill population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Merrill, Wisconsin:

  • 691 room
  • 1362 rooms
  • 3453 rooms
  • 4684 rooms
  • 3515 rooms
  • 2146 rooms
  • 197 rooms
  • 588 rooms
  • 369+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Merrill population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Merrill, WI household income distribution

  • Merrill, WI household income distribution
  • 238Less than $10,000
  • 260$10,000 to $14,999
  • 239$15,000 to $19,999
  • 278$20,000 to $24,999
  • 268$25,000 to $29,999
  • 228$30,000 to $34,999
  • 181$35,000 to $39,999
  • 199$40,000 to $44,999
  • 240$45,000 to $49,999
  • 396$50,000 to $59,999
  • 450$60,000 to $74,999
  • 535$75,000 to $99,999
  • 265$100,000 to $124,999
  • 142$125,000 to $149,999
  • 69$150,000 to $199,999
  • 72$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Merrill, WI

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Merrill, WI
  • 33Less than $10,000
  • 11$10,000 to $14,999
  • 22$15,000 to $19,999
  • 26$30,000 to $34,999
  • 17$35,000 to $39,999
  • 92$40,000 to $49,999
  • 162$50,000 to $59,999
  • 261$60,000 to $69,999
  • 349$70,000 to $79,999
  • 292$80,000 to $89,999
  • 251$90,000 to $99,999
  • 274$100,000 to $124,999
  • 159$125,000 to $149,999
  • 122$150,000 to $174,999
  • 88$175,000 to $199,999
  • 61$200,000 to $249,999
  • 31$250,000 to $299,999
  • 38$300,000 to $399,999
  • 17$400,000 to $499,999
  • 8$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Merrill, WI

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Merrill, WI
  • 28Less than $100
  • 20$100 to $149
  • 6$150 to $199
  • 61$200 to $249
  • 52$250 to $299
  • 91$300 to $349
  • 290$350 to $399
  • 145$400 to $449
  • 94$450 to $499
  • 198$500 to $549
  • 161$550 to $599
  • 59$600 to $649
  • 84$650 to $699
  • 112$700 to $749
  • 56$750 to $799
  • 22$800 to $899
  • 37$900 to $999
  • 9$1,000 to $1,249
  • 16$1,250 to $1,499
  • 45No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 422000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 491980 to 1989
  • 91970 to 1979
  • 54Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Merrill population
Merrill commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 329
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,212
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 792
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 408
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 464
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 380
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 587
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 76
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 182
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 164
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 126
  • 90 or more minutes: 29
Merrill, WI Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 60.1%
Number of people working at home: 93 (1.9% of all workers)

Merrill mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,244 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 532 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 33 (1%)
  • Taxi: 32 (1%)
  • Walked: 115 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 93 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 2,322
 American: 404
 Polish: 204
 Norwegian: 173
 Italian: 98
 European: 71
 English: 69
 Irish: 65
 Swedish: 45
 French Canadian: 42
 Finnish: 39
 Dutch: 25
 French (except Basque): 23
 Scottish: 23
 Northern European: 11
 Swiss: 9
 Lithuanian: 8
 Canadian: 8
 Croatian: 8
 Scotch-Irish: 8
 Czechoslovakian: 8
 Austrian: 7
 Russian: 6
 Scandinavian: 5

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

  • 52%India
  • 13%Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia)
  • 11%Germany
  • 9%Nicaragua
  • 5%Switzerland
  • 4%Mexico
  • 0%Scotland

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

  • This state: 7,307
  • Other state: 1,922
  • Northeast: 45
  • Midwest: 1,208
  • South: 377
  • West: 294

80% of Merrill residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 92% lived in Wisconsin.

Merrill:

79.6%
State average:

85.4%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 29
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 27
  • 7th and 8th grade: 74
  • 9th grade: 65
  • 10th grade: 65
  • 11th grade: 63
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 104
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,202
  • Less than 1 year of college: 191
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 407
  • Associate degree: 236
  • Bachelor's degree: 310
  • Master's degree: 106
  • Professional school degree: 44
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 22
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 56
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 45
  • 11th grade: 15
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 52
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,389
  • Less than 1 year of college: 174
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 541
  • Associate degree: 553
  • Bachelor's degree: 463
  • Master's degree: 92
  • Professional school degree: 18
  • Doctorate degree: 9

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 36.6%Females
Merrill marital status for males
Merrill marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,832
  • One, attached: 24
  • Two: 535
  • 3 or 4: 231
  • 5 to 9: 246
  • 10 to 19: 308
  • 20 to 49: 66
  • 50 or more: 317
  • Mobile homes: 89

Median worth of mobile homes: $33,625

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 4.6%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Merrill:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Merrill
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (85.9%)
  • Electricity (7.1%)
  • Wood (5.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (49.4%)
  • Electricity (45.8%)
  • Other fuel (2.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.4%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 201
Here:

20.8%
Wisconsin:

15.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 14
Here:

2.8%
Wisconsin:

9.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 100
Here:

30.0%
Wisconsin:

19.5%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)