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Merrimac, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Merrimac had a population of 424 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Merrimac is located at latitude 43.3756 and longitude -89.6269 in Sauk County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Merrimac (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.66 sq. miles. Sauk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 833 feet.

The Village of Merrimac (GNIS ID: 1583704) 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 Merrimac population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Merrimac: Colomar, Matts Ferry, Merrimack.

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Merrimac, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 424
Population in Households 424
Population in Familes 339
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 518
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 185
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 128
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 156 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 (28.3%)
Median Home Value $262,500
Average Home Value $308,710


Median Household Income $64,561
Average Household Income $81,471
Per Capita Income $33,907
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.33%
Households 0.0% 0.32%
Families 0.64% 0.31%
Median Household Income   3.56%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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.

Merrimac, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Merrimac to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 568 27th
Population Density1 # 455 41st
Diversity Index2 # 458 41st
Median Household Income # 116 85th
Per Capita Income # 86 89th

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