The Town of Merigold had a population of 466 as of July 1, 2016. Merigold ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Merigold is located at latitude 33.8391 and longitude -90.7264 in Bolivar County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Merigold (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bolivar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 144 feet.
The Town of Merigold (GNIS ID: 2406148) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Merigold population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||466|
|Population in Familes||371|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.38|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||214 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||140 (65.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||55 (25.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||18 ( 8.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$91,500|
|Average Home Value||$130,319|
|Median Household Income||$34,727|
|Average Household Income||$57,043|
|Per Capita Income||$22,776|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.85%|
|Per Capita Income||1.66%|
The table below compares Merigold to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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||# 276||24th|
|Population Density1||# 183||50th|
|Diversity Index2||# 65||82nd|
|Median Household Income||# 159||56th|
|Per Capita Income||# 59||84th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.