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Merrifield, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The Merrifield Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Crow Wing County at latitude 46.4674 and longitude -94.1746. Crow Wing County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,220 feet.

The formal official name is the Merrifield Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Merrifield, Minnesota.

The U5 Census Class Code for Merrifield indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Merrifield Census Designated Place, MN Boundary Map


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Merrifield, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 137
Population in Households 137
Population in Familes 115
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 252
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 68
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 49
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 ( 8.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (34.6%)
Median Home Value $228,571
Average Home Value $303,879


Median Household Income $51,963
Average Household Income $65,334
Per Capita Income $27,761
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.51% -0.15%
Households -0.34% 0.0%
Families 0.49% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 756 17th
Population Density1 # 652 28th
Diversity Index2 # 789 12th
Median Household Income # 453 50th
Per Capita Income # 302 67th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.