Merrill demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,03217891
Median age36.539.537.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)61%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%41%43%
Speak English92%91%79%
Speak Spanish5%3%13%
Merrill, MI has a population of 717 and is the 17,317th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,032 per sq mi which is 480% higher than the Michigan average and 1039% higher than the national average. The median age in Merrill is 37 which is approximately 8% lower than the Michigan average of 40. In Merrill, 61% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 90% of Merrill residents were born in Michigan, 5% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Merrill is 480% higher than Michigan.
  • The median age in Merrill is 8% lower than Michigan.
  • In Merrill 95.82% of the population is White.
  • In Merrill 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Merrill 0.00% of the population is Asian.

Compare Merrill, MI Demographics To Other Cities


      Merrill population breakdown by race

      Black or African American0.00%13.89%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%0.53%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race0.28%2.74%3.06%
      Other race3.91%1.12%4.75%
      In Merrill, 11.3% 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 Merrill, MI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).