Income/capita 7%
Household income 19%
Unemployment 80%
Income per capita$27,825$29,253$29,829
Median household income$66,042$54,610$55,322
Median income owner occupied$73,750$69,544$70,586
Median income renter occupied$53,125$31,736$35,192
Median earnings male$36,071$37,342$36,919
Median earnings female$24,643$25,818$26,250
Unemployment rate8.4%3.7%4.7%
Poverty level19.3%12.7%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Merrimac is 7% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Merrimac is 19% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Merrimac is 80% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Merrimac is 27% higher than the national average

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      Merrimac employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector17.8%9.6%
      Financial & insurance services2.0%8.1%
      Wholesale & retail services15.8%17.6%
      Public administration2.6%2.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%0.7%
      Education, health & social services9.9%27.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Waunakee, WI13,092$93,13268%
      Windsor, WI6,658$91,21665%
      Lake Wisconsin, WI4,388$77,87741%
      Arlington, WI832$77,50040%
      Dane, WI1,043$75,16736%
      Merrimac, WI552$66,04219%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Owensburg, IN552$43,82421%
      Northport, WI552$57,3214%
      Allardt, TN552$41,68825%
      Salt Rock, WV552$42,81323%
      Edgeley, ND552$53,0004%
      Merrimac, WI552$66,04219%
      Source: The Merrimac, WI employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).