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Merrill, Oregon

Merrill is a city located in Klamath County, Oregon. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 897.

Geography Merrill is located at 42°1'32" North, 121°35'58" West (42.025582, -121.599566)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 km² (0.4 mi²). 1.1 km² (0.4 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 897 people, 344 households, and 230 families residing in the city. The population density is 787.1/km² (2,045.4/mi²). There are 380 housing units at an average density of 333.5/km² (866.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 73.13% White, 0.11% African American, 1.00% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 19.18% from other races, and 6.35% from two or more races. 33.44% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 344 households out of which 34.6% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% are married couples living together, 10.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 33.1% are non-families. 27.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.61 and the average family size is 3.22.

In the city the population is spread out with 28.4% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 29.2% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 92.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $23,304, and the median income for a family is $27,639. Males have a median income of $26,250 versus $19,583 for females. The per capita income for the city is $11,803. 24.0% of the population and 19.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 32.0% are under the age of 18 and 12.0% are 65 or older.

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