Living in Merrick, NY

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-10

Merrick SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
2

Merrick, NY Cost Of Living

174
Merrick's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average

Merrick, New York Info Snack

Merrick is a hamlet and census-designated place (CDP) in the Town of Hempstead in Nassau County, New York, United States. As of the 2010 census[update], the CDP population was 22,097. The name Merrick is taken from Meroke, the name (meaning peaceful) of the Algonquian tribe formerly indigenous to the area. It is served by the Merrick station on the Long Island Rail Road.
Population
19,966
Unemployment
4.7%
Poverty
2.9%
Median Home
$562,500
Median Income
$154,770
Median Rent
$2,177

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Map Of Merrick, NY

Population over time in Merrick

Year Population % Change
2017 19,966 -3.4%
2016 20,679 -0.6%
2015 20,808 1.1%
2014 20,572 -3.4%
2013 21,293 0.4%
2012 21,208 -0.1%
2011 21,222 -0.4%
2010 21,317 -0.0%
2009 21,326 -

Race / Ethnicity in Merrick

White
87.6% (17,500)
African American
2.5% (493)
American Indian
0.2% (42)
Asian
2.9% (578)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (18)
Two Or More
0.8% (154)
Hispanic
5.9% (1,181)
Race Merrick NY USA
White 87.6% 55.9% 61.1%
African American 2.5% 14.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.9% 8.2% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.8% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.9% 18.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Merrick, New York

Less than $10,000
1.7% (34,115)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.2% (23,417)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.4% (67,941)
$25,000 to $34,999
4.0% (80,372)
$35,000 to $49,999
3.6% (71,988)
$50,000 to $74,999
6.4% (128,365)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.6% (172,310)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.1% (361,677)
$150,000 to $199,999
19.5% (390,010)
$200,000 or more
33.4% (666,400)
Income Merrick NY USA
Less than $10,000 1.7% 6.7% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.2% 5.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.4% 8.8% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 4.0% 8.2% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 3.6% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 6.4% 15.6% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.6% 11.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.1% 15.4% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 19.5% 7.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 33.4% 9.7% 7.0%

Gender in Merrick

Female
50.3% (10,039)
Male
49.7% (9,927)
Gender Merrick NY USA
Female 50.3% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 49.7% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Merrick for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (399)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (399)
High School / GED
16.0% (3,194)
Some College
13.0% (2,595)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,397)
Bachelor's Degree
30.0% (5,989)
Master's Degree
22.0% (4,392)
Professional Degree
6.0% (1,197)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (399)
Education Merrick NY USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 16.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 30.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 22.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 6.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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