Merkel, TX

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640 Vital Statistics. 44 Condition Alerts found.

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Merkel Profile


Overview

Merkel is a very small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,615 people and just one neighborhood, Merkel is the 539th largest community in Texas.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Merkel, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.27% of Merkel’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Merkel is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Merkel who work in office and administrative support (16.33%), sales jobs (15.67%), and healthcare (7.02%).


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, Merkel has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Merkel a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

As is often the case in a small town, Merkel doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Merkel Demographics

The rate of college-level education in Merkel is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.15% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.

The per capita income in Merkel in 2010 was $19,839, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,356 for a family of four. However, Merkel contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Merkel home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Merkel residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Merkel also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.53% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Merkel include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

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

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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
Merkel 0.101011101001110
Texas 4.12
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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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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Merkel 0.101011101001110
Texas 28.31
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Merkel 0.101011101001110
Texas 30

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 27 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 4 districts:

WYLIE ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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 TX Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Wylie El
7650 Hardwick Rd
Abilene, TX, 79606
01-02
Taylor County Learning Center
2002 Jameson St
Abilene, TX, 79603
M-M
Wylie Early Childhood Ctr
6249 Buffalo Gap Rd
Abilene, TX, 79606
PK-KG
Wylie Middle
4134 Beltway S
Abilene, TX, 79606
05-06
Wylie J H
4010 Beltway S
Abilene, TX, 79606
07-08
Wylie Int
3158 Beltway S
Abilene, TX, 79606
03-04
Wylie H S
4502 Antilley Rd
Abilene, TX, 79606
09-12

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 15.3% 59.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.4% 53.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.9% 6.9%

Educational Expenditures

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MERKEL ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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 TX Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Taylor County Learning Center
889 S 25 Th
Abilene, TX, 79602
M-M
Merkel Middle
302 Ash
Merkel, TX, 79536
05-06
Merkel El
1502 S 5 Th
Merkel, TX, 79536
PK-02
Merkel H S
2000 S 7 Th St
Merkel, TX, 79536
09-12
Merkel J H
302 Ash
Merkel, TX, 79536
07-08
Merkel Int
1601 S 3 Rd
Merkel, TX, 79536
03-04

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
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American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 57.3% 59.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 46.9% 53.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.3% 6.9%

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JIM NED CISD


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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 TX Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Buffalo Gap El
665 Vine St
Buffalo Gap, TX, 79508
PK-05
Jim Ned H S
9 Th And Garza
Tuscola, TX, 79562
09-12
Lawn El
525 4 Th St
Lawn, TX, 79530
PK-05
New J J A E P
842 Mockingbird
Abilene, TX, 79603
M-M
Jim Ned Middle
9 Th And Garza
Tuscola, TX, 79562
06-08

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 29.3% 59.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 21.3% 53.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.0% 6.9%

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TRENT ISD


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Texas

(10 is best)

Better than of TX school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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 TX Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Trent Independent School District
12821 E Interstate 20
Trent, TX, 79561
PK-12

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 41.2% 59.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 27.1% 53.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 14.1% 6.9%

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