Merrick, NY
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Merrick, New York Info Snack

Population
20,130
Unemployment
3.3%
Poverty
3.3%
Median Home
$573,200
Median Income
$158,306
Median Rent
$2,208

Merrick SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
9
Commute
2

Merrick, NY Cost Of Living

174
Merrick's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Merrick New York National Average
Overall 174 117 100
Services 136 108 100
Groceries 142 108 100
Health 110 101 100
Housing 273 145 100
Transportation 128 102 100
Utilities 111 97 100

Rankings for Merrick in New York

Map Of Merrick, NY

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Population over time in Merrick

Year Population % Change
2019 20,130 0.8%
2018 19,966 -3.4%
2017 20,679 -0.6%
2016 20,808 1.1%
2015 20,572 -3.4%
2014 21,293 0.4%
2013 21,208 -0.1%
2012 21,222 -0.4%
2011 21,317 -0.0%
2010 21,326 -

Race / Ethnicity in Merrick

White
86.2% (17,360)
African American
2.3% (460)
American Indian
0.2% (36)
Asian
3.4% (684)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (23)
Two Or More
0.9% (184)
Hispanic
6.9% (1,383)
Race Merrick NY USA
White 86.2% 55.6% 60.7%
African American 2.3% 14.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 3.4% 8.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.5% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.9% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.9% 19.0% 18.0%

Gender in Merrick

Female
49.9% (10,046)
Male
50.1% (10,084)
Gender Merrick NY USA
Female 49.9% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 50.1% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Merrick for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (603)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (402)
High School / GED
14.0% (2,818)
Some College
13.0% (2,616)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (1,409)
Bachelor's Degree
31.0% (6,240)
Master's Degree
22.0% (4,428)
Professional Degree
6.0% (1,207)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (402)
Education Merrick NY USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 14.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 13.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 31.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 22.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 6.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Merrick, New York

Less than $10,000
3.0% (59,936)
$10,000 to $14,999
0.6% (11,987)
$15,000 to $24,999
3.2% (63,931)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.8% (77,060)
$35,000 to $49,999
3.7% (75,348)
$50,000 to $74,999
5.4% (107,885)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.1% (162,683)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.7% (377,312)
$150,000 to $199,999
19.0% (383,306)
$200,000 or more
34.5% (693,547)
Income Merrick NY USA
Less than $10,000 3.0% 6.6% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 0.6% 4.8% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 3.2% 8.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.8% 7.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 3.7% 10.6% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 5.4% 15.2% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.1% 12.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.7% 15.7% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 19.0% 8.1% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 34.5% 10.7% 7.7%

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