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Merrifield, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The Merrifield Census Designated Place had a population of 151 as of July 1, 2019. 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 46.465 and longitude -94.1728 in Crow Wing County. The formal boundaries for the Merrifield Census Designated Place 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.


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Merrifield, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Merrifield, MN Housing Affordability Index is 145
State of Minnesota Housing Affordability Index is 135
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Merrifield, MN Wealth Index is 154
State of Minnesota Wealth Index is 112
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 151 (100%)
Population in Households 151 (100.0%)
Population in Families 126 (83.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 278
Diversity Index2 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $68,025
Average Household Income $93,412
Per Capita Income $40,606
Wealth Index4 154

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 ( 8.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (32.1%)
Median Home Value $266,667
Housing Affordability Index3 145
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 74
Average Household Size 2.04
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.82% 0.78%
Households 0.76% 0.8%
Families 1.28% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Merrifield, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Merrifield to the other 903 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 744 18th
Population Density # 639 29th
Diversity Index # 767 15th
Median Household Income # 268 70th
Per Capita Income # 93 90th

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