Merrick Information

Merrick Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Merrick, NY

General Merrick Information

State: New York

County: Nassau County

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Merrick Population (census data)
Total 22,258
Male 10,735 (48.2%)
Female 11,523 (51.8%)

Population Density: 5,303 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 148.6 (US Avg is 100)

Merrick Elevation: 23 feet above sea level

Land Area: 4.20 square miles

Median Household Income: $116,085

Zip Codes: 11566.

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Merrick Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (92.7%)
  • Hispanic (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.9%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • Black (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • Italian (22.0%)
  • Irish (16.6%)
  • German (11.6%)
  • Russian (11.0%)
  • Polish (9.2%)
  • United States (8.3%)
Foriegn Born: 1,794 people (8.1%)
  • Europe (53.9%)
  • Asia (25.0%)
  • Latin America (21.1%)

Local Merrick Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: New York Mets, New York Yankees
NFL Football: New York Giants, New York Jets
NBA Basketball: New York Knicks,
NHL Hockey: New Jersey Devils, New York Islanders, New York Rangers

Merrick School Information

High Schools
Sanford H. Calhoun High School (1786 State Street, Merrick, NY, 11566 - Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District District)
Middle Schools
Merrick Avenue Middle School (1870 Merrick Avenue, Merrick, NY, 11566 - Bellmore-Merrick Central High School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Birch School (2400 Central Parkway, Merrick, NY, 11566 - Merrick Union Free School District District)
Camp Avenue School (1712 Merrick Avenue, Merrick, NY, 11566 - North Merrick Union Free School District District)
Chatterton School (108 Merrick Avenue, Merrick, NY, 11566 - Merrick Union Free School District District)
Norman J. Levy Lakeside School (21 Babylon Road, Merrick, NY, 11566 - Merrick Union Free School District District)
Old Mill Road School (1775 Old Mill Road, Merrick, NY, 11566 - North Merrick Union Free School District District)

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