Merom, IN

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Merom Profile


Overview

Merom is a tiny town located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 218 people and just one neighborhood, Merom is the 432nd largest community in Indiana. Much of the housing stock in Merom was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Merom isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Merom are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Merom is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Merom who work in maintenance occupations (16.90%), office and administrative support (14.08%), and food service (9.86%).

Setting & Lifestyle

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Merom has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Merom a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Merom is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Merom, the average commute to work is 31.76 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Merom is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Merom Demographics

The population of Merom has a very low overall level of education: only 6.98% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Merom in 2018 was $17,022, which is low income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,088 for a family of four.

Merom is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Merom home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Merom residents report their race to be White. Merom also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.88% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Merom include German, English, Irish, French, and Welsh.

The most common language spoken in Merom is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source
Real Estate Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Merom, IN HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Demographics Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source
Crime Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Merom VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to IN* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Carlisle Elementary School
204 W Eaton St
Carlisle, IN 47838
PK-05
North Central High School
910 E Cr 975 N
Farmersburg, IN 47850
09-12
Northeast North Elementary School
417 W Main St
Farmersburg, IN 47850
KG-05
Rural Community Academy School
2385 N Sr 63
Sullivan, IN 47882
KG-08
Sullivan Elementary School
351 W Frakes St
Sullivan, IN 47882
PK-05
Sullivan High School
902 N Section
Sullivan, IN 47882
09-12
Sullivan Middle School
415 W Frakes St
Sullivan, IN 47882
06-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

SOUTHWEST SCHOOL CORPORATION


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Indiana

(10 is best)

Better than of IN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 47.9% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 38.6% 40.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.3% 7.9%

Educational Expenditures

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NORTHEAST SCHOOL CORP


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Indiana

(10 is best)

Better than of IN school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 55.5% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 45.1% 40.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.3% 7.9%

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