Merwin, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Merwin, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The Village of Merwin had a population of 53 as of July 1, 2018. 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 38.4041 and longitude -94.5908 in Bates County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Merwin (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Merwin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Merwin, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 53
Population in Households 53
Population in Familes 42
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 361
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $47,508
Average Household Income $62,823
Per Capita Income $26,133


Total Housing Units 30 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (23.3%)
Median Home Value $133,333
Average Home Value $202,778


Total Households 23
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 15
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.09% -0.77%
Households -1.01% -0.89%
Families -0.78% -1.37%
Median Household Income   6.36%
Per Capita Income   4.42%

Merwin, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Merwin to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 975 6th
Population Density # 816 21st
Diversity Index # 462 56th
Median Household Income # 433 58th
Per Capita Income # 330 68th

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