Merrillan, WI Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Merrillan, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Merrillan had a population of 583 as of July 1, 2015. Merrillan ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Merrillan is located at latitude 44.4506 and longitude -90.8345 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Merrillan (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 935 feet.

The Village of Merrillan (GNIS ID: 1583703) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Merrillan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Village of Merrillan, WI Boundary Map

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Merrillan, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 583
Population in Households 583
Population in Familes 468
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 462
Diversity Index2 38
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 262
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 179
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 349 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 205 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $58,000
Average Home Value $65,534
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,140
Average Household Income $47,189
Per Capita Income $19,688
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.4% 1.24%
Households 1.6% 1.27%
Families 3.16% 1.2%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.62%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Merrillan, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Merrillan to the other 773 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 494 36th
Population Density1 # 490 37th
Diversity Index2 # 74 91st
Median Household Income # 744 4th
Per Capita Income # 718 7th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Wisconsin Census Data Comparison Tool.