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The Merrimac Census Designated Place had a population of 2,828 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Merrimac is located at latitude 37.1896 and longitude -80.4256 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Merrimac Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,985 feet.
The Merrimac Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389476) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Merrimac: Merrimac Mines, Merrimoc Mines.
|Total Population||2,828 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,530 (89.5%)|
|Population in Families||1,541 (54.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||298 (10.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$33,584|
|Average Household Income||$58,665|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||26%|
|Per Capita Income||$27,825|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,571 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||406 (25.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,000 (63.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||166 (10.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$209,322|
|Average Home Value||$279,741|
|Housing Affordability Index3||97|
|Average Household Size||1.8|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.63%|
|Per Capita Income||2.5%|
|Owner Occupied HU||2.12%|
The table below compares Merrimac to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 238||60th|
|Population Density||# 167||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 558||6th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 66||11th|
|Per Capita Income||# 303||49th|
|Diversity Index||# 404||32nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.