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Merrill, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Merrill had a population of 819 as of July 1, 2017. Merrill ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Merrill is located at latitude 42.026 and longitude -121.6009 in Klamath County. The formal boundaries for the City of Merrill (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Klamath County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,071 feet.

The City of Merrill (GNIS ID: 2411085) 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.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Merrill is located within Merrill Division of Klamath County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Merrill 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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Merrill, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 819
Daytime Population: Workers 277
Daytime Population: Residents 338
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 615
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 817
Population in Familes 698
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 1,784
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $46,084
Average Household Income $64,708
Per Capita Income $24,109


Total Housing Units 347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 190 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 107 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $213,889
Average Home Value $296,164


Total Households 298
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 224
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 -0.41% -0.22%
Households -0.45% -0.27%
Families 0.19% -0.36%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

Merrill, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Merrill to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon 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 # 225 41st
Population Density # 128 66th
Diversity Index # 26 93rd
Median Household Income # 209 45th
Per Capita Income # 222 42nd

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