Merrydale, LA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Merrydale, Louisiana Info Snack

Population
8,903
Unemployment
10.2%
Poverty
28.7%
Median Home
$109,600
Median Income
$36,916
Median Rent
$915

Merrydale SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
4
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Merrydale, LA Cost Of Living

92
Merrydale's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Merrydale Louisiana National Average
Overall 92 92 100
Services 106 96 100
Groceries 99 98 100
Health 103 98 100
Housing 72 81 100
Transportation 103 99 100
Utilities 84 88 100

Merrydale, LA Photos

Source: Google Maps
Source: Google Maps

Rankings for Merrydale in Louisiana

Map Of Merrydale, LA

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Population over time in Merrydale

Year Population % Change
2019 8,903 1.1%
2018 8,808 -2.1%
2017 9,001 1.3%
2016 8,884 -1.4%
2015 9,008 -6.2%
2014 9,601 -1.8%
2013 9,774 0.4%
2012 9,731 -3.4%
2011 10,078 0.9%
2010 9,985 -

Race / Ethnicity in Merrydale

White
2.1% (186)
African American
94.4% (8,401)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.6% (51)
Hispanic
3.0% (265)
Race Merrydale LA USA
White 2.1% 58.7% 60.7%
African American 94.4% 32.0% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.0% 1.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.6% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.0% 5.1% 18.0%

Gender in Merrydale

Female
57.5% (5,118)
Male
42.5% (3,784)
Gender Merrydale LA USA
Female 57.5% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 42.5% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Merrydale for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (89)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (801)
High School / GED
40.0% (3,561)
Some College
27.0% (2,403)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (534)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (890)
Master's Degree
5.0% (445)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (178)
Education Merrydale LA USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 40.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Merrydale, Louisiana

Less than $10,000
5.4% (48,182)
$10,000 to $14,999
13.1% (116,926)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.5% (128,895)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.5% (129,509)
$35,000 to $49,999
22.3% (198,867)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.2% (99,740)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.3% (47,261)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.3% (64,754)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (14,424)
$200,000 or more
4.7% (41,737)
Income Merrydale LA USA
Less than $10,000 5.4% 9.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 13.1% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.5% 12.0% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.5% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 22.3% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.2% 16.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.3% 11.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.3% 12.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 5.0% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 4.7% 4.6% 7.7%

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