Merlin, OR 97532 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Merlin, OR

Camera Icon Photos of the local Merlin, OR area

ZIP Code 97532: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Merlin, OR 97532

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 210
  • Single Family Addresses: 879
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1
  • County: Josephine County
  • Centroid: Latitude 42.531, Longitude -123.433
  • Time Zone: Pacific Time Zone (UTC -8 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


97532 ZIP Code Map

Search the map for:

Merlin, OR 97532 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,247
Population in Households 3,192
Population in Familes 2,585
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density1 42
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 1,402
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,000
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,524 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,120 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 282 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $302,591
Average Home Value $387,411


Median Household Income $47,659
Average Household Income $58,732
Per Capita Income $25,830
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.35% 0.48%
Households 0.46% 0.58%
Families 0.31% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   1.91%
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.

Merlin, OR 97532 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 97532 to the other 428 ZIP Codes 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 195 55th
Population Density1 # 205 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 254 40th
Median Household Income # 192 55th
Per Capita Income # 188 56th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool.

Oregon Research Tools

Oregon Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Oregon Census Data
Highest or Lowest: