Merrillville SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
9.5
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
6

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Merrillville, Indiana Info Snack

Merrillville /mrlvl/ is a town in Ross Township, Lake County, Indiana. The population was 35,246 at the 2010 census. Merrillville is located in the east-central portion of Lake County, in the Chicago metropolitan area. On January 1, 2015, Merrillville became the most populated town in Indiana, as Fishers in Hamilton County was converted from a town to a city.
Population
35,183
Unemployment
7.3%
Poverty
10.9%
Median Home
$128,600
Median Income
$56,330
Median Rent
$1,026

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Map Of Merrillville, IN

Population over time in Merrillville

Year Population % Change
2017 35,183 -0.2%
2016 35,268 -0.2%
2015 35,322 0.2%
2014 35,262 -0.4%
2013 35,404 0.6%
2012 35,201 1.2%
2011 34,779 1.0%
2010 34,428 -

Race / Ethnicity in Merrillville

White
36.0% (12,660)
African American
45.0% (15,838)
American Indian
0.2% (75)
Asian
1.2% (432)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.0% (1,053)
Hispanic
14.6% (5,125)
Race Merrillville IN USA
White 36.0% 79.8% 61.5%
African American 45.0% 9.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 2.1% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.0% 1.9% 2.3%
Hispanic 14.6% 6.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Merrillville, Indiana

Less than $10,000
5.4% (189,988)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.3% (116,103)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.5% (334,238)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.1% (355,348)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.6% (548,854)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.3% (784,580)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.3% (538,299)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.4% (506,635)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.9% (102,030)
$200,000 or more
1.3% (45,737)
Income Merrillville IN USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 6.7% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.3% 4.9% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.5% 10.7% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.1% 10.8% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.6% 14.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.3% 19.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.3% 12.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.4% 12.6% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.9% 4.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.3% 3.4% 6.3%

Gender in Merrillville

Female
53.2% (18,700)
Male
46.8% (16,482)
Gender Merrillville IN USA
Female 53.2% 50.7% 50.8%
Male 46.8% 49.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Merrillville for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.4% (850)
9-12th Grade
5.6% (1,962)
High School / GED
33.6% (11,821)
Some College
25.9% (9,115)
Associate's Degree
9.1% (3,184)
Bachelor's Degree
15.1% (5,298)
Master's Degree
6.6% (2,332)
Professional Degree
1.0% (352)
Doctorate Degree
0.8% (265)
Education Merrillville IN USA
< 9th Grade 2.4% 3.8% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 5.6% 7.9% 7.2%
High School / GED 33.6% 33.8% 27.3%
Some College 25.9% 20.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.1% 8.5% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 15.1% 16.1% 19.1%
Master's Degree 6.6% 6.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.4% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.8% 1.0% 1.4%

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