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Population (year 2000): 22,764
Males: 10,980 (48.2%), Females: 11,784 (51.8%)

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Median resident age: 39.5 years
Median household income: $93,132 (year 2000)
Median house value: $287,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Merrick:

  • 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%)

Ancestries: Italian (22.0%), Irish (16.6%), German (11.6%), Russian (11.0%), Polish (9.2%), United States (8.3%).

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Elevation: 23 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Merrick,

For population 25 years and over in Merrick

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Merrick CDP

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 68.4%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

7.9% Foreign born (4.1% Europe, 1.9% Asia, 1.6% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NY (5.4 miles Levittown, pop. 53,067).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NY Hempstead, (5.4 miles pop. 755,924).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (25.2 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: NY (1.7 miles Bellmore, Merrick, NY (1.8 miles North NY Freeport, (2.3 miles Bellmore, NY (2.3 miles North NY (2.6 miles Roosevelt, NY (3.1 miles Wantagh, Meadow, NY (3.8 miles East Harbor, NY (3.9 miles Baldwin

Latitude: 40.66 N, Longitude: 73.55 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.7%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (16.0%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (11.5%), Retail trade (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,767 (-20.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,423 (12.9%)

Average climate in Merrick, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Merrick-area historical tornado activity is near New York state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/18/1973, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 3.7 miles away from the Merrick city center .

On 9/27/1970, a category 2 tornado 4.6 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Chris Metkiff - College basketball player (Delaware Fightin Blue Hens), Tim Doyle - College basketball player (Northwestern Wildcats).


Hospitals/medical centers near Merrick:
  • NASSAU COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; EAST MEADOW, NY)
  • ISLAND MEDICAL CENTER (about 6 miles; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • ST JOHNS ESPISCOPAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; HEMPSTEAD, NY)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Merrick:
  • REPUBLIC (about 12 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; ID: FRG)
  • JOHN F KENNEDY INTL (about 15 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JFK)
  • LA GUARDIA (about 23 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: LGA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Merrick:
  • SANDS POINT (about 16 miles; PORT WASHINGTON, NY; ID: 7N3)
  • FLUSHING (about 20 miles; NEW YORK/FLUSHING/, NY; ID: FLU)
  • EVERS (about 21 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: 6N6)

Amtrak station near Merrick:
  • 16 miles: KENNEDY AIRPORT NEW YORK (QUEENS, ) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar and vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, car rental agency, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Merrick:
  • HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Full-time enrollment: 10,842)
  • NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 8 miles; GARDEN CITY, NY; FT enrollment: 13,710)
  • ADELPHI UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; GARDEN CITY, NY; FT enrollment: 4,074)
  • SUNY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY AT FARMINGDALE (about 9 miles; FARMINGDALE, NY; FT enrollment: 3,831)
  • NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-OLD WESTBURY (about 10 miles; OLD WESTBURY, NY; FT enrollment: 4,459)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT OLD WESTBURY (about 10 miles; OLD WESTBURY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY-C W POST CAMPUS (about 12 miles; BROOKVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 6,605)
Public high school in Merrick:
  • SANFORD H. CALHOUN HS (Students: 1,255; Location: STATE ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Merrick:
  • MERRICK AVE MS (Students: 1,005; Location: MERRICK AVE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • NORMAN J. LEVY LAKESIDE SCHOOL (Students: 770; Location: 21 BABYLON RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • BIRCH SCHOOL (Students: 664; Location: 2400 CENTRAL PKY; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CHATTERTON SCHOOL (Students: 536; Location: 108 MERRICK AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • CAMP AVE SCHOOL (Students: 516; Location: 1712 MERRICK AVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • OLD MILL ROAD SCHOOL (Students: 475; Location: 1775 OLD MILL RD; Grades: KG - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Merrick:
  • MEROKEE DAY SCHOOL (Students: 120; Location: 10 WYNSUM AVE; Grades: PK - 1)
  • PROGRESSIVE SCHOOL OF LONG ISL (Students: 117; Location: 1425 MERRICK AVE; Grades: KG - 7)
Library in Merrick:
  • MERRICK LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,507,525; Location: 2279 MERRICK AVENUE; 85,055 books; 4,206 audio materials; 3,929 video materials; 249 serial subscriptions)

Lake: East Meadow Pond (A).

Creeks: Merrick Creek (A), Mud Creek (B), Simmond Creek (C), Freeport Creek (D), Emory Creek (E), Cedar Swamp Creek (F).

Parks in Merrick include: Cow Meadow Preserve (1), Julian Lane Park (2), Merrick Road Park (3), Cammanns Point Park (4).


Merrick compared to New York state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Merrick:
  • WHLI (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HEMPSTEAD, NY)
  • WGBB (1240 AM; 1 kW; FREEPORT, NY; Owner: WGBB-AM, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSM (740 AM; 25 kW; HUNTINGTON, NY; Owner: K RADIO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WQEW (1560 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Merrick:
  • WKJY (98.3 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: LONG ISLAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHPC (90.3 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRHU (88.7 FM; HEMPSTEAD, NY; Owner: HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY)
  • WLIR-FM (92.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: JARAD BROADCASTING COMPANY INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Merrick:
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXU-LP (Channel 38; AMITYVILLE, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WLIG-LP (Channel 54; MINEOLA, NY; Owner: WLNY-TV, INC.)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLIW (Channel 21; GARDEN CITY, NY; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W38CL (Channel 38; BRONX, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)

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