In 2019, Merkel, TX had a population of 2.61k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $44,153. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Merkel, TX declined from 2,614 to 2,609, a −0.191% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,096 to $44,153, a 10.1% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Merkel, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.3%), White (Hispanic) (14.8%), Other (Hispanic) (2.53%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.07%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.383%). 0% of the households in Merkel, TX speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
99.5% of the residents in Merkel, TX are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Merkel, TX was $63,100, and the homeownership rate was 79%. Most people in Merkel, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Merkel, TX was 2 cars per household.