Merryville is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,109 people and just one neighborhood, Merryville is the 207th largest community in Louisiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Merryville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.20% of the Merryville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Merryville is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Merryville who work in maintenance occupations (10.88%), law enforcement and fire fighting (10.54%) and sales jobs (8.84%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Merryville has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Merryville has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Merryville than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Merryville may be for you.
One downside of living in Merryville, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.89 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Merryville doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.