Merryville, LA Profile: Facts & Data

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Merryville, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Merryville had a population of 1,061 as of July 1, 2019. Merryville ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index 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 30.7544 and longitude -93.5405 in Beauregard Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Merryville 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.


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Merryville, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Merryville, LA Housing Affordability Index is 180
State of Louisiana Housing Affordability Index is 143
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Merryville, LA Wealth Index is 30
State of Louisiana Wealth Index is 71
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,061
Population in Households 1,028
Population in Familes 837
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density 108
Diversity Index1 33
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,234
Average Household Income $39,143
Per Capita Income $14,973
Wealth Index3 30

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 247 (50.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $88,158
Housing Affordability Index2 180
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 403
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 265
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.42% -0.38%
Households -0.52% -0.5%
Families -0.67% -0.61%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

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, 2019 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 # 276 42nd
Population Density # 429 10th
Diversity Index # 357 25th
Median Household Income # 390 18th
Per Capita Income # 422 11th

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