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Demographics

People

Total Population242
Male Share of the Population54.1%
Female Share of the Population45.9%
Senior Citizens12%
Employed Population 16+99
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married49.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher8.8%
Median Earnings25+$30,417
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,750
% Above Poverty Level79.7%
% Below Poverty Level20.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone38%
Median Gross Rent$625
Median House Value$53,000

Ancestry

German28.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.7%
English20.2%
Irish17.8%
French Except Basque5.4%
Welsh4.5%
Swedish4.5%
Scottish2.1%
Dutch2.1%
Polish1.2%
Romanian0.4%
Swiss0.4%
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Merom Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sullivan County
Standard Zip Codes47861
Phone Area Codes812
Time ZoneAmerica/Indiana/Indianapolis
Approximate Latitude39.05
Approximate Longitude-87.56

Merom Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPALESTINE 2 W
Distance5.9 miles
Jan Temp21 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 66 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 69 F
Annual Precip42.8 inches
StationFREELANDVILLE
Distance18.8 miles
Jan Temp20 to 36 F
Apr Temp43 to 63 F
Jul Temp66 to 86 F
Oct Temp44 to 67 F
Annual Precip43.9 inches
StationTERRE HAUTE IN STATE
Distance29.5 miles
Jan Temp18 to 35 F
Apr Temp42 to 64 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip42.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Carlisle630$48,839
Dugger793$53,920
Farmersburg1,301$57,132
Oaktown690$70,060
Shelburn1,282$37,778
Sullivan4,165$36,250
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