Merryville, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Merryville, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Merryville had a population of 1,051 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Merryville, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,051
Daytime Population: Workers 208
Daytime Population: Residents 776
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 984
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 1,017
Population in Familes 829
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density2 107
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $28,221
Average Household Income $38,583
Per Capita Income $15,530


Total Housing Units 486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 239 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $87,360
Average Home Value $97,574


Total Households 402
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 266
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.66% -0.5%
Households -0.7% -0.5%
Families -0.8% -0.69%
Median Household Income   2.11%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

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, 2017 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 # 278 41st
Population Density # 429 10th
Diversity Index # 342 28th
Median Household Income # 414 13th
Per Capita Income # 446 6th

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