|Male Share of the Population||49.2%|
|Female Share of the Population||50.8%|
|Employed Population 16+||1,181|
|Age of the Population||40|
|% of people married||50.5%|
|Average household size||2|
|Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher||11.3%|
|Median Earnings Without High School Qualification||$0|
|Median Earnings With High School Degree||$0|
|Median Family Income||$48,417|
|% Above Poverty Level||80.7%|
|% Below Poverty Level||19.3%|
|Average Commute Time||24 minutes|
|% Working from Home||0.6%|
|% Walking and Biking to Work||2.7%|
|% Using Public Transportation||%|
|People Living Alone||26.5%|
|Median Gross Rent||$690|
|Median House Value||$59,900|
|Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)||34.1%|
Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.
|Nearest Medium City||16 miles W of Abilene, Texas (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||157 miles W of Fort Worth, Texas|
|Standard Zip Codes||79536|
|Phone Area Codes||325|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather Stations
|Station||ABILENE MUNICIPAL AP|
|Jan Temp||32 to 55 F|
|Apr Temp||52 to 77 F|
|Jul Temp||72 to 95 F|
|Oct Temp||54 to 78 F|
|Annual Precip||23.7 inches|
|Jan Temp||31 to 56 F|
|Apr Temp||51 to 78 F|
|Jul Temp||72 to 96 F|
|Oct Temp||54 to 78 F|
|Annual Precip||26 inches|
|Jan Temp||29 to 55 F|
|Apr Temp||49 to 78 F|
|Jul Temp||70 to 94 F|
|Oct Temp||51 to 76 F|
|Annual Precip||23.5 inches|
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Merkel Public Library
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