Merrimac, WI Population

Population: 868. Estimated population in July 2020: 944 (+8.8% change)
Males: 449 (51.7%), Females: 419 (48.3%)

Sauk County

Zip code: 53561

Median resident age: 46.8 years
Median household income: $47,115
Median house value: $170,400

Races in Merrimac:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.8%)

Ancestries: German (53.7%), Irish (16.6%), English (13.4%), Norwegian (10.6%), Polish (6.6%), Dutch (4.3%).

Elevation: 810 feet

Land area: 0.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Merrimac

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Merrimac town

  • Never married: 17.2%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +112 (+14.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Merrimac:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Merrimac:

  • DANE COUNTY REGIONAL-TRUAX FIELD (about 27 miles; MADISON, WI; Abbreviation: MSN)
  • VOLK FIELD (about 58 miles; CAMP DOUGLAS, WI; Abbreviation: VOK)
  • ROCK CO (about 67 miles; JANESVILLE, WI; Abbreviation: JVL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Merrimac:

  • SAUK-PRAIRIE (about 11 miles; PRAIRIE DU SAC, WI; Abbreviation: 91C)
  • BARABOO WISCONSIN DELLS (about 14 miles; BARABOO, WI; Abbreviation: DLL)
  • PORTAGE MUNI (about 17 miles; PORTAGE, WI; Abbreviation: C47)
Amtrak stations near Merrimac:

  • 17 miles: PORTAGE (400 W. ONEIDA ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: WISCONSIN DELLS (LACROSSE ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, call for taxi service.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Merrimac:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES (about 26 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,737)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON (about 26 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 37,607)
  • MADISON AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 26 miles; MADISON, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,914)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER (about 73 miles; WHITEWATER, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,493)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-PLATTEVILLE (about 74 miles; PLATTEVILLE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 5,045)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STEVENS POINT (about 80 miles; STEVENS POINT, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,083)
  • MORAINE PARK TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 81 miles; FOND DU LAC, WI; Full-time enrollment: 3,037)
Public primary/middle school in Merrimac:

  • MERRIMAC EL (Students: 51; Location: 360 SCHOOL ST; Grades: KG – 04)