Population Demographics for Merrillville, Indiana in 2019, 2018



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Population Demographics by Race

RacePopulation% of Total
Total Population35,246100
White16,33846
Black or African American15,67344
Hispanic or Latino4,53312
Some Other Race1,6274
Two or More Races1,1113
Asian4211

Population Demographics by Race and gender.

MaleFemaleTotal
Total Population16,56118,68535,246
White7,8888,45016,338
Black or African American7,0278,64615,673
Hispanic or Latino2,3282,2054,533
Some Other Race8697581,627
Two or More Races5425691,111
Asian199222421

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Demographic population totals

Total population in Merrillville

 
Total Population:35,246
Male Population:16,561
Female Population:18,685

Demographic median age by sex

Median age in Merrillville

 
Both sexes37
Male34
Female39

Demographic sex by age for the population in households

Population in households in Merrillville

 
Total Population:34,791
Male Population:16,401
Under 5 years:1,139
5 to 9 years:1,214
10 to 14 years:1,358
15 to 17 years:852
18 and 19 years:513
20 years:225
21 years:207
22 to 24 years:592
25 to 29 years:1,107
30 to 34 years:1,171
35 to 39 years:1,089
40 to 44 years:1,063
45 to 49 years:1,091
50 to 54 years:1,114
55 to 59 years:994
60 and 61 years:375
62 to 64 years:507
65 and 66 years:232
67 to 69 years:312
70 to 74 years:415
75 to 79 years:334
80 to 84 years:269
85 years and over:228
Female Population:18,390
Under 5 years:1,102
5 to 9 years:1,180
10 to 14 years:1,328
15 to 17 years:830
18 and 19 years:447
20 years:196
21 years:188
22 to 24 years:642
25 to 29 years:1,252
30 to 34 years:1,260
35 to 39 years:1,253
40 to 44 years:1,229
45 to 49 years:1,305
50 to 54 years:1,334
55 to 59 years:1,171
60 and 61 years:431
62 to 64 years:562
65 and 66 years:289
67 to 69 years:426
70 to 74 years:522
75 to 79 years:484
80 to 84 years:452
85 years and over:507

Demographic average population of home by age

Average household size in Merrillville

 
Total:3
Under 18 years:1
18 years and over:2

Demographic household type

Number of occupied homes in Merrillville

 
Total:13,696
Family led homes:9,016
Husband-wife family:5,791
Other family:3,225
Population of male led with no wife present:771
Population female led with no husband present:2,454
Population of Nonfamily homes:4,680
Population living alone:4,070
Population not living alone:610

Demographic population of homes with people under 18 years old by type

Total occupied homes in Merrillville with people under 18 years old:

 
Total:13,696
Population of homes with one or more people under 18 years:4,677
Population of family homes:4,636
Husband-wife family:2,603
Under 6 years only:581
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:627
6 to 17 years only:1,395
Other family:2,033
Male householder, no wife present:431
Under 6 years only:97
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:88
6 to 17 years only:246
Female led with no husband present:1,602
Under 6 years only:287
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:329
6 to 17 years only:986
Nonfamily households:41
Male led households:34
Under 6 years only:11
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:1
6 to 17 years only:22
Female led householder:7
Under 6 years only:2
Under 6 years and 6 to 17 years:0
6 to 17 years only:5
Households with no people under 18 years:9,019
Family households:4,380
Husband-wife family:3,188
Other family:1,192
Male led with no wife present:340
Female led with no husband present:852
Nonfamily households:4,639
Male led householder:1,938
Female led householder:2,701

Demographic type of home by age of owner-renter

Total number led homes in Merrillville, by type

 
Total Home Population:13,696
Population of Family homes:9,016
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:220
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:1,562
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:2,045
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:2,040
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:920
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:746
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:841
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:494
Population of 85 year olds and over:148
Population of Nonfamily Homes:4,680
Population of 15 to 24 year olds:190
Population of 25 to 34 year olds:689
Population of 35 to 44 year olds:492
Population of 45 to 54 year olds:764
Population of 55 to 59 year olds:422
Population of 60 to 64 year olds:458
Population of 65 to 74 year olds:599
Population of 75 to 84 year olds:623
Population of 85 year olds and over:443

Demographic population of homes with people 60 year olds and over

households in Merrillville containing people over 60

 
Total Population:13,696
Population of homes with one or more people 60 years and over:4,813
1-person household:2,039
2-or-more-person household:2,774
Family households:2,668
Nonfamily households:106
Population of homes with no people 60 years and over:8,883
1-person household:2,031
2-or-more-person household:6,852
Family homes:6,348
Nonfamily homes:504

Demographic population of multigenerational homes

homes in Merrillville with multiple generations.

 
Total Population:13,696
Home has three or more generations:742
Home does not have three or more generations:12,954

Demographic presence of unmarried partner of home owner-renter

Unmarried population in Merrillville under 18 years old in homes

 
Total Population:8,996
Unmarried partner of home lead present:683
In family homes:658
Population of male led and male partner homes:28
Population of male led and female partner households:326
Population of female led and female partner households:35
Population of female led and male partner households:269
In nonfamily homes:25
Population of male led and male partner homes:0
Population of male led and female partner homes:24
Population of female led and female partner homes:1
Population of female led and male partner homes:0
No unmarried partner of home lead present:8,313
In family homes:8,291
Population of husband-wife family homes:5,255
Population of male lead with no wife present, family homes:446
Population of female lead with no husband present, family homes:2,590
In nonfamily homes:22

Demographic population in families by age

Population in families living in Merrillville

 
Total Population:28,528
Population Under 18 years:8,801
Population 18 years and over:19,727

Demographic tenure of people in homes

How long in Merrillville have lived in one place.

 
Total:13,696
Population of Owner occupied homes:9,094
Family home:6,686
Nonfamily homess:2,408
Male led home:1,060
Living alone:874
Not living alone:186
Female led home:1,348
Living alone:1,199
Not living alone:149
Population of Renter occupied homes:4,602
Family run homes:2,330
Husband-wife family:872
Other family:1,458
Male led with no wife present:261
Female led with no husband present:1,197
Nonfamily Homes:2,272
Male led homes:912
Male living alone:763
Male not living alone:149
Female led homes:1,360
Females living alone:1,234
Females not living alone:126