Merryville, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Merryville, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Merryville had a population of 1,107 as of July 1, 2016. Merryville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Merryville is located at latitude 30.756 and longitude -93.5256 in Beauregard Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Merryville (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Beauregard Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 79 feet.

The Town of Merryville (GNIS ID: 2406149) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Merryville is located within Parish Governing Authority District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Beauregard Parish.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Merryville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Merryville, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,107
Population in Households 1,074
Population in Familes 878
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 113
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 424
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 282
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 487 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 250 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $74,479
Average Home Value $82,600


Median Household Income $27,687
Average Household Income $38,260
Per Capita Income $15,322
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% -0.13%
Households 0.04% -0.19%
Families 0.0% -0.36%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   0.78%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Merryville, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Merryville to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 274 42nd
Population Density1 # 425 11th
Diversity Index2 # 341 28th
Median Household Income # 414 13th
Per Capita Income # 440 7th

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