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Demographics

People

Total Population606
Male Share of the Population51.3%
Female Share of the Population48.7%
Senior Citizens16.2%
Employed Population 16+318
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married51%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.4%
Median Earnings25+$39,821
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,929

Wealth

Median Family Income$78,750
% Above Poverty Level83.1%
% Below Poverty Level16.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home9.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.5%
% Using Public Transportation1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone24%
Median Gross Rent$967
Median House Value$185,300

Ancestry

German50.7%
Norwegian12.2%
Irish11.1%
English9.1%
Polish7.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)5.6%
French Except Basque3.6%
Czech2.8%
Scottish2.6%
Swedish2.3%
Dutch1.7%
Italian1.3%
Swiss1%
Welsh1%
African1%
Russian0.7%
Danishn0.5%
Finnish0.2%
New Zealand0.2%
Austrian0.2%
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Merrimac Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sauk County
Standard Zip Codes53561
Phone Area Codes608
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.37
Approximate Longitude-89.62

Merrimac Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPRAIRIE DU SAC 2 N
Distance6.8 miles
Jan Temp6 to 25 F
Apr Temp36 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 60 F
Annual Precip31 inches
StationBARABOO
Distance7.7 miles
Jan Temp2 to 26 F
Apr Temp30 to 57 F
Jul Temp55 to 83 F
Oct Temp33 to 60 F
Annual Precip33.7 inches
StationARLINGTON UNIV FARM
Distance14.7 miles
Jan Temp8 to 23 F
Apr Temp36 to 55 F
Jul Temp60 to 81 F
Oct Temp40 to 59 F
Annual Precip32.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Baraboo12,080$63,160
Dane1,020$95,313
Lodi3,052$75,865
West Baraboo1,793$50,368

Merrimac Public Schools

Merrimac Community
360 School St
ZIP: 53561
(608) 493-2217
Primary
Total Enrollment 101
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Historic Merrimac

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Wisconsin River near Merrimac. between 1890 and 1900

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Wisconsin River near Merrimac. between 1890 and 1900

Wisconsin River near Merrimac (Wis., looking up) c1898

Wisconsin River near Merrimac. between 1880 and 1899

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