Merrillville, Indiana is a city with a long history. Its population is almost as old as the United States itself, with an average age of 37.8 years - just 0.1 years lower than the national average of 37.9 years. An estimated 15.10% of the population is 65 or older, compared to 15.2% in the U. S.
as a whole. The racial makeup of Merrillville is diverse, with a variety of ethnicities and backgrounds represented in the city's population. According to the 2010 census, the racial composition of Merrillville was as follows: White: 68.3%
African American: 19.7%
Native American: 0.4%
Pacific Islander: 0.1%
Other Races: 6.3%
Two or More Races: 1.0%
The largest racial group in Merrillville is White, making up 68.3% of the population, followed by African American at 19.7%. Asian Americans make up 4.2%, Native Americans 0.4%, Pacific Islanders 0.1%, and other races 6.3%.
The smallest group is those who identify as two or more races, making up 1% of the population. Merrillville is a diverse city that celebrates its many cultures and backgrounds. It is home to people from all walks of life, and its population reflects this diversity in its racial makeup.