Merrimac, MA

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Merrimac Profile


Overview

Merrimac is a somewhat small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 6,800 people and just one neighborhood, Merrimac is the 225th largest community in Massachusetts. Merrimac has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.

Housing costs in Merrimac are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Massachusetts.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns, Merrimac isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Merrimac are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Merrimac is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Merrimac who work in sales jobs (12.77%), office and administrative support (11.71%), and management occupations (10.57%).

Also of interest is that Merrimac has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.


Setting & Lifestyle

Merrimac is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Merrimac’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Merrimac, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.29 minutes every day commuting to work.

Merrimac Demographics

The citizens of Merrimac are among the most well-educated in the nation: 45.01% of adults in Merrimac have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Merrimac in 2010 was $36,308, which is middle income relative to Massachusetts, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $145,232 for a family of four. However, Merrimac contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Merrimac home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Merrimac residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Merrimac include English, Italian, German, and French Canadian.

The most common language spoken in Merrimac is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Merrimac 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 3.91
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Merrimac 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 16.91
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Merrimac 0.101011101001110
Massachusetts 27

Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Better than of MA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Dr Frederick N Sweetsir
104 Church Street
Merrimac, MA, 01860
PK-02
Elmer S Bagnall
253 School Street
Groveland, MA, 01834
PK-06
Pentucket Regional Middle
20 Main Street
West Newbury, MA, 01985
07-08
Pentucket Regional Sr High
24 Main Street
West Newbury, MA, 01985
09-12
Helen R Donaghue School
24 Union Street Ext.
Merrimac, MA, 01860
03-06
Dr John C Page School
694 Main Street
West Newbury, MA, 01985
PK-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 12.0% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.8% 33.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.2% 4.7%

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