Merrillville

Overview for Merrillville, IN

36,196 people live in Merrillville, where the median age is 38.7 and the average individual income is $31,225. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

36,196

Total Population

38.7 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$31,225

Average individual Income

Around Merrillville, IN

There's plenty to do around Merrillville, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

48
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
40
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Mother Wilma's Marshmallow Factory, Uma Foods, and Higher Level Nutrition.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.52 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.07 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 1.78 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.5 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.61 miles 12 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 4.57 miles 5 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Merrillville, IN

Merrillville has 14,986 households, with an average household size of 2.39. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Merrillville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 36,196 people call Merrillville home. The population density is 1,089.03 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

36,196

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

38.7

Median Age

47.99 / 52.01%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
14,986

Total Households

2.39

Average Household Size

$31,225

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Merrillville, IN

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Merrillville. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Happy Days Learning Center
PRIVATE
K - K
No rating available
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Aquinas Catholic Community School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Merrillville Intermediate School
PUBLIC
5th - 6th
No rating available
Homer Iddings Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
1/5
Jonas E Salk Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
3/5
Merrillville High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Henry P Fieler Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
No rating available
Higher Institute of Arts & Technical
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
Edgar L Miller Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
1/5
Pierce Middle School
PUBLIC
7th - 8th
1/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
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