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People

Total Population 243
Male Share of the Population 64.6%
Female Share of the Population 35.4%
Senior Citizens 10.3%
Employed Population 16+ 104
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 40.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.1%
Median Earnings25+ $35,625
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $28,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $46,667

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,333
% Above Poverty Level 78.6%
% Below Poverty Level 21.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26.9%
Median Gross Rent $663
Median House Value $116,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.8%
US/American 0%
English 14%
Irish 9.9%

Merino Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles E of Greeley, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 94 miles NE of Aurora, Colorado
County Logan
Standard Zip Codes 80741
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.482
Longitude -103.35

Merino Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station STERLING
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 39 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 90 F
Oct Temp 35 to 67 F
Annual Precip 16.2 inches
Station LEROY 5 WSW
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 39 F
Apr Temp 33 to 62 F
Jul Temp 59 to 89 F
Oct Temp 35 to 66 F
Annual Precip 17.6 inches
Station FORT MORGAN
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 40 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 91 F
Oct Temp 34 to 68 F
Annual Precip 13.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Merino, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Willard (80741)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Akron 1,906 $47,083
Brush 5,493 $51,273
Hillrose 255 $44,583
Iliff 239 $37,500
Sterling 14,709 $43,311
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Merino High Schools

MERINO JUNIOR SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
315 LEE
970-522-7424
Serves 143 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

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