The Merlin Census Designated Place had a population of 1,616 as of July 1, 2015.
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.
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, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Merlin: Jump Off Joe.
|Population in Households||1,565|
|Population in Familes||1,286|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||51|
|Average Household Size||2.25|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||751 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||555 (73.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||140 (18.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||56 ( 7.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$265,854|
|Average Home Value||$301,128|
|Median Household Income||$46,265|
|Average Household Income||$60,492|
|Per Capita Income||$25,274|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.77%|
|Per Capita Income||3.29%|
The table below compares Merlin to the other 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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||# 173||54th|
|Population Density1||# 268||29th|
|Diversity Index2||# 217||43rd|
|Median Household Income||# 197||48th|
|Per Capita Income||# 153||60th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.