Merrillan, Wisconsin

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Merrillan, Wisconsin

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High Points

Merrillan strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wisconsin):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Merrillan Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Merrillan Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Merrillan Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Merrillan, Wisconsin

Comparing Merrillan to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Age of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 7 3
Senior Citizens 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Racial Diversity 4 6
Female Share of the Population 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 3
Portion of People Married 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 3
People Above Poverty 4 1
Median Family Income 3 1
People in Middle Class or Better 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Short Commute Times 4 2
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
People Living Alone 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 10
Housing Recently Built 3 2

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Merrillan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles SE of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 115 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 54754
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.451
Longitude -90.841

Merrillan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 23 F
Apr Temp 31 to 57 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 22 F
Apr Temp 31 to 56 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 34 to 58 F
Annual Precip 32.4 inches
Station SPARTA
Distance 35.8 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
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Merrillan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 585 100%
Male 293 50.1%
Female 292 49.9%
Under 18 135 23.1%
18+ 450 76.9%
65+ 99 16.9%
Median Age 39.3
Average Family Size 2.97
White 557 95.2%
African-American 4 0.7%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 16 2.7%
Other 4 0.7%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.7%

Estimated Merrillan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 586
Growth 1
Growth % 0.2%

Merrillan Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 37.6%
Norwegian 14.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.3%
English 7.7%
Irish 5.5%
Polish 4.8%
Czech 4.2%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
US/American 1.8%
French Canadian 1.5%
Swedish 1.5%
Greek 1.5%
Croatian 1.1%
Swiss 1.1%
Scottish 0.7%
Dutch 0.7%
Italian 0.7%
European 0.4%
Belgian 0.4%
Latvian 0.4%
Danish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hatfield (54754)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Merrillan 585 $35,000
Alma Center 446 $40,625
Black River Falls 3,618 $46,222
Fairchild 564 $27,500
Hixton 446 $41,500
Neillsville 2,731 $41,076
Taylor 513 $28,958
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