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Merkel (Texas, US - 79536)
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Population
Total population 4,593
Male population 2,245
Female population 2,348
Median age 44.20
Median age (male) 38.50
Median age (female) 46.60
Marital status (Number of people who have the following marital status)
Never married 715
Married 2,320
Separated 82
Widowed 254
Divorced 529
Population by age
Under 15 775
Age 15 to 24 615
Ages 25 to 44 981
Ages 45 to 64 1,362
Age 65 and over 860
Population mobility
Live in the same house as 1 year ago 3,750
Moved from abroad 20
Moved from a different state 89
Moved from the same county 264
Moved from the same state 463
Population by poverty level
Above poverty level 3,991
Below poverty level (daily income under $1.90/day) 514
Employment
White collar 1,642
Blue collar 694
Class of worker
Self employed 166
Private company 1,634
Not for profit company 179
Government workers 357
Households
Total households 1,830
Family households 1,266
Non-family households 564
Households with children 449
Households without children 1,381
Average people per household 2.47
Education (Number of people who have achieved the following levels of education)
No high school 207
Some high school 1,638
Some college 1,133
Associate degree 417
Bachelors degree 336
Graduate degree 125
Income/Financial
Average household income $67,708
Median household income $50,636
Median income under 25 $76,250
Median income 25-44 $60,205
Median income 45-64 $44,583
Median income over 65 $34,568
Housing occupancy
Housing units 2,187
Occupied housing units 1,830
Owner occupied units 1,369
Renter occupied units 461
Median housing costs per month $740
Median gross rent per month $841
Housing by year built
Year built median 1973
Built before 1939 285
Built between 1940 and 1949 234
Built between 1950 and 1959 208
Built between 1960 and 1969 254
Built between 1970 and 1979 358
Built between 1980 and 1989 425
Built between 1990 and 1999 173
Built between 2000 and 2009 244
Built after 2010 6
Housing mortgage situation
Houses with mortgage 661
Houses without mortgage 708
Median value with mortgage $87,100
Median value without mortgage $55,400
Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the 2017 American Community Survey and is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed. No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.