Merkel, TX
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Merkel, Texas Info Snack

Population
2,609
Unemployment
2.4%
Poverty
18.0%
Median Home
$63,100
Median Income
$44,153
Median Rent
$633

Merkel SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
3
Affordability
9
Diversity
8
Safety
7
Amenities
6
Education
5
Commute
5

Merkel, TX Crime Report

34
Total Crimes
1,296.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-47.66%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Merkel
/ 100k People
Texas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 34 1,296.2 2,809.6 2,476.7
Violent Crime 17 648.1 418.9 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.9 5.0
Robbery 2 76.2 100.0 81.6
Aggravated Assault 7 266.9 263.0 250.2
Property Crime 17 648.1 2,390.7 2,109.9
Burglary 7 266.9 392.8 340.5
Larceny 7 266.9 1,730.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 3 114.4 267.2 219.9

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Map Of Merkel, TX

Best Places Around Merkel

1

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2

Sweetwater, TX
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Population over time in Merkel

Year Population % Change
2019 2,609 -0.2%
2018 2,614 0.2%
2017 2,609 -0.3%
2016 2,618 0.0%
2015 2,617 0.6%
2014 2,601 0.3%
2013 2,592 0.4%
2012 2,581 -0.4%
2011 2,592 0.9%
2010 2,570 -

Race / Ethnicity in Merkel

White
80.3% (2,096)
African American
1.1% (28)
American Indian
0.2% (6)
Asian
0.3% (8)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.3% (8)
Hispanic
17.7% (463)
Race Merkel TX USA
White 80.3% 42.0% 60.7%
African American 1.1% 11.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.3% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 4.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.3% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 17.7% 39.3% 18.0%

Gender in Merkel

Female
55.6% (1,451)
Male
44.4% (1,157)
Gender Merkel TX USA
Female 55.6% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 44.4% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Merkel for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (104)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (234)
High School / GED
36.0% (939)
Some College
31.0% (808)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (208)
Bachelor's Degree
8.0% (208)
Master's Degree
3.0% (78)
Professional Degree
1.0% (26)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Merkel TX USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 8.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 25.0% 27.0%
Some College 31.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 8.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 3.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Merkel, Texas

Less than $10,000
11.1% (28,841)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.5% (22,226)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.8% (30,694)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.3% (13,759)
$35,000 to $49,999
20.7% (53,979)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (49,481)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.8% (28,048)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.8% (23,020)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.6% (1,587)
$200,000 or more
3.5% (9,261)
Income Merkel TX USA
Less than $10,000 11.1% 6.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.5% 4.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.8% 8.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.3% 9.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 20.7% 12.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.8% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.8% 15.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.6% 6.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.5% 7.4% 7.7%

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