Merkel is a very small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,601 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
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Merkel is worth considering.
Merkel 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.