Merrillan, WI Population

Population: 585. Estimated population in July 2020: 586 (+0.2% change)
Males: 293 (50.1%), Females: 292 (49.9%)

Jackson County

Zip code: 54754

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $28,917
Median house value: $59,500

Races in Merrillan:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.2%)
  • American Indian (2.9%)
  • Black (0.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (41.0%), Norwegian (15.2%), English (11.5%), Irish (9.4%), Polish (7.4%), French (5.0%).

Elevation: 937 feet

Land area: 1.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Merrillan

  • High school or higher: 78.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Merrillan village

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

3.4% Foreign born (2.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +31 (+5.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Merrillan:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Merrillan:

Other public-use airports nearest to Merrillan:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Merrillan:

  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 44 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 50 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 50 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 52 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 64 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 81 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
Public primary/middle school in Merrillan:

  • LINCOLN EL (Students: 339; Location: 217 PEARL ST; Grades: PK – 06)