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Merwin, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Village of Merwin had a population of 56 as of July 1, 2019. Merwin ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Merwin is located at latitude 38.4047 and longitude -94.5911 in Bates County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Merwin encompass a land area of 0.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bates County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 899 feet.

The Village of Merwin (GNIS ID: 2399322) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Merwin is located within Township of West Boone, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bates County.


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Merwin, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Merwin, MO Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of Missouri Housing Affordability Index is 156
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

Merwin, MO Wealth Index is 55
State of Missouri Wealth Index is 82
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 56 (100%)
Population in Households 56 (100.0%)
Population in Families 45 (80.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 381
Diversity Index2 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,210
Average Household Income $58,485
Per Capita Income $25,028
Wealth Index4 55

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 31 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (22.6%)
Median Home Value $141,667
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 24
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 16
Average Family Size 3
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 -0.38% -0.36%
Households -0.44% 0.0%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Merwin, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Merwin to the other 1,034 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri 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 # 971 6th
Population Density # 807 22nd
Diversity Index # 517 50th
Median Household Income # 374 64th
Per Capita Income # 425 59th

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