Merrifield demographics profile

StatisticMerrifieldVirginiaNational
Population17,0008,310,301318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)6,30319191
Median age33.337.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%44%43%
Speak English51%84%79%
Speak Spanish9%7%13%
Merrifield, VA has a population of 17,000 and is the 2,522nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 6,303 per sq mi which is 3194% higher than the Virginia average and 6857% higher than the national average. The median age in Merrifield is 33 which is approximately 12% lower than the Virginia average of 38. In Merrifield, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 51% speak English and 9% speak Spanish. 21% of Merrifield residents were born in Virginia, 35% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 43% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Merrifield is 3194% higher than Virginia.
  • The median age in Merrifield is 12% lower than Virginia.
  • In Merrifield 50.26% of the population is White.
  • In Merrifield 5.06% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Merrifield 32.72% of the population is Asian.

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Merrifield population breakdown by race

RaceMerrifieldVirginiaNational
White50.26%68.75%73.35%
Black or African American5.06%19.21%12.63%
Asian32.72%6.05%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.26%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.83%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race6.61%3.37%3.06%
Other race4.52%2.30%4.75%
In Merrifield, 12.1% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Merrifield, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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