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Merton, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Merton had a population of 3,417 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Merton is located at latitude 43.1437 and longitude -88.3123 in Waukesha County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Merton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Waukesha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 974 feet.

The Village of Merton (GNIS ID: 1583706) 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 Merton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Merton: Moreton, Warren.

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Merton, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,417
Daytime Population: Workers 628
Daytime Population: Residents 1,523
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,151
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 3,417
Population in Familes 3,286
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,132
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $121,015
Average Household Income $154,269
Per Capita Income $45,875


Total Housing Units 1,073 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 977 (91.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 ( 5.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $412,129
Average Home Value $458,861


Total Households 1,032
Average Household Size 3.31
Family Households 946
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.16% 0.24%
Households 0.07% 0.21%
Families 0.07% 0.21%
Median Household Income   0.47%
Per Capita Income   1.66%

Merton, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Merton to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 187 76th
Population Density # 206 74th
Diversity Index # 301 61st
Median Household Income # 7 99th
Per Capita Income # 22 97th

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