Merton, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Merton, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Merton had a population of 3,508 as of July 1, 2018. Merton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Merton: Moreton, Warren.

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Merton, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,508
Population in Households 3,508
Population in Familes 3,369
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,162
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $129,384
Average Household Income $163,786
Per Capita Income $48,709


Total Housing Units 1,095 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,005 (91.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 54 ( 4.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $414,387
Average Home Value $463,408


Total Households 1,059
Average Household Size 3.31
Family Households 970
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.46% 0.5%
Households 0.37% 0.47%
Families 0.37% 0.45%
Median Household Income   0.95%
Per Capita Income   1.62%

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, 2018 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 # 184 76th
Population Density # 198 75th
Diversity Index # 304 61st
Median Household Income # 7 99th
Per Capita Income # 21 97th

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