The Merlin Census Designated Place had a population of 1,609 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Merlin is located at latitude 42.5199 and longitude -123.4323 in Josephine County. The formal boundaries for the Merlin Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Josephine County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 919 feet.
The Merlin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2611757) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Merlin Census Designated Place is located within Northwest Josephine Division of Josephine County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Merlin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Merlin: Jump Off Joe.
|Population in Households||1,558|
|Population in Familes||1,278|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||51|
|Average Household Size||2.26|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||741 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||547 (73.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||144 (19.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||51 ( 6.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$312,745|
|Average Home Value||$399,267|
|Median Household Income||$46,786|
|Average Household Income||$59,051|
|Per Capita Income||$25,353|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.24%|
|Per Capita Income||2.09%|
The table below compares Merlin to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon 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.
|Total Population||# 174||54th|
|Population Density1||# 268||29th|
|Diversity Index2||# 212||44th|
|Median Household Income||# 182||52nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 156||59th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.