Merrill is a somewhat small city located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 9,233 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Merrill is the 88th largest community in Wisconsin.
Unlike some cities, Merrill isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Merrill are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Merrill is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Merrill who work in office and administrative support (14.64%), sales jobs (10.82%), and healthcare (5.73%).
The citizens of Merrill are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.58% of adults in Merrill have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Merrill in 2010 was $23,564, which is middle income relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,256 for a family of four. However, Merrill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Merrill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Merrill residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Merrill include Polish, Norwegian, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Merrill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.