Merrifield, MN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Merrifield, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The Merrifield Census Designated Place had a population of 144 as of July 1, 2016. Merrifield ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Merrifield is located at latitude 46.4674 and longitude -94.1746 in Crow Wing County. The formal boundaries for the Merrifield Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Crow Wing County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,220 feet.

The Merrifield Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628687) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Merrifield Census Designated Place is located within Township of Lake Edward, a minor civil division (MCD) of Crow Wing County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Merrifield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Merrifield, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 144
Population in Households 144
Population in Familes 121
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 265
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 71
Average Household Size 2.03
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 107 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 ( 9.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (33.6%)
Median Home Value $235,714
Average Home Value $341,532


Median Household Income $53,145
Average Household Income $69,482
Per Capita Income $28,657
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.41%
Households 0.46% 0.28%
Families 0.97% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Merrifield, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Merrifield to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 753 17th
Population Density1 # 642 29th
Diversity Index2 # 722 20th
Median Household Income # 443 51st
Per Capita Income # 369 59th

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