merkel Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 167 11.5 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 681 47.0 % 32.6 %
Some College 398 27.4 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 140 9.7 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 64 4.4 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 1,160 80.0 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 164 11.3 % 11.3 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 2,617 - -
19 years old and under 594 22.7 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 907 34.7 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 682 26.1 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 434 16.6 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 2,193 86.2 % 84.6 %
Spanish 350 13.8 % 14.3 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 186 18.8 % 33.5 %
Married 556 56.2 % 50.5 %
Separated 46 4.7 % 2.6 %
Divorced 201 20.3 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 1,375 - -
Occupied Housing Units 1,073 78.0 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 302 22.0 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 1,116 81.2 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 33 2.4 % 5.8 %
2-Units 29 2.1 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 27 2.0 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 18 1.3 % 4.8 %
20 or More Units 7 0.5 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 145 10.5 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 50 3.6 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 247 18.0 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 104 7.6 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 162 11.8 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 459 33.4 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 280 20.4 % 13.0 %
Electric 457 33.2 % 33.5 %
Natural Gas 569 41.4 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 25 1.8 % 4.1 %
Wood 16 1.2 % 1.8 %
None 6 0.4 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 2,419 92.6 % 75.5 %
African-American 13 0.5 % 13.1 %
Some Other Race 179 6.9 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 34,460 55,775
Median Family Income 48,417 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 20,370 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 60.00 %
  • Temperature 71.73 ℉
  • Rainfall 1.58 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 7.78
    [CDD] 1.63
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.01 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com