Living in Merrill, WI

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Merrill SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
4
Affordability
9
Diversity
3
Safety
7
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9

Merrill, WI Crime Report

158
Total Crimes
1,738.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-32.33%
Below National Average

Merrill, WI Cost Of Living

83
Merrill's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

Merrill, Wisconsin Info Snack

Merrill is a city in and the county seat of Lincoln County, Wisconsin, United States. It is located to the south of and adjacent to the Town of Merrill. The population was 9,661, according to the 2010 census. Merrill is part of the United States Census Bureau's Merrill MSA, which includes all of Lincoln County. Together with the Wausau MSA, which includes all of Marathon County, it forms the Wausau-Merrill CSA.
Population
9,178
Unemployment
3.4%
Poverty
12.4%
Median Home
$84,900
Median Income
$49,249
Median Rent
$626

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Rankings for Merrill in Wisconsin

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Map Of Merrill, WI

Population over time in Merrill

Year Population % Change
2017 9,178 -0.9%
2016 9,264 -1.0%
2015 9,354 -0.7%
2014 9,419 -0.8%
2013 9,491 -0.9%
2012 9,575 -0.7%
2011 9,638 -0.9%
2010 9,721 -0.8%
2009 9,800 -
Crime/100k Merrill WI USA
Violent Crime 209.0 295.4 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.0 5.0
Robbery 11.0 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 165.0 193.7 246.8
Property Crime 1529.0 1559.9 2199.5
Burglary 165.0 242.5 376.0
Larceny 1320.0 1168.9 1594.6
Car Theft 44.0 148.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Merrill

White
96.5% (8,854)
African American
0.6% (53)
American Indian
0.1% (10)
Asian
0.3% (28)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.7% (154)
Hispanic
0.9% (79)
Race Merrill WI USA
White 96.5% 81.5% 61.1%
African American 0.6% 6.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.8% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 2.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.7% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.9% 6.7% 17.8%

Household Income For Merrill, Wisconsin

Less than $10,000
5.5% (50,572)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.9% (63,643)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.6% (106,501)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.2% (103,073)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.9% (145,930)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.3% (168,216)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.6% (152,145)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.6% (97,501)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (14,571)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (15,643)
Income Merrill WI USA
Less than $10,000 5.5% 5.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.9% 4.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.6% 9.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.2% 9.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.9% 13.6% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.3% 19.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.6% 13.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.6% 15.1% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 5.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 4.4% 7.0%

Gender in Merrill

Female
51.7% (4,748)
Male
48.3% (4,429)
Gender Merrill WI USA
Female 51.7% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Merrill for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (367)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (642)
High School / GED
39.0% (3,579)
Some College
22.0% (2,019)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,009)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (1,101)
Master's Degree
4.0% (367)
Professional Degree
1.0% (91)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Merrill WI USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 39.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 11.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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