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Location of Merwin, Missouri
|• Total||0.15 sq mi (0.38 km2)|
|• Land||0.15 sq mi (0.38 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||899 ft (274 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||387.76/sq mi (149.73/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0722244|
Merwin is a village in Bates County, Missouri, and is part of the Kansas City metropolitan area within the United States. The population was 58 at the 2010 census.
Merwin was platted in 1891. The village was named for James G. Merwin, a railroad man. A post office was established at Merwin in 1891, and remained in operation until 1969.
Merwin is located at 38°24′18″N 94°35′24″W / 38.40500°N 94.59000°W (38.404972, -94.590084).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2), all of it land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 58 people, 25 households, and 16 families living in the village. The population density was 386.7 inhabitants per square mile (149.3/km2). There were 31 housing units at an average density of 206.7 per square mile (79.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White, 1.7% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.
There were 25 households, of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.0% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 12.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.0% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.69.
The median age in the village was 45 years. 24.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.9% were from 25 to 44; 29.3% were from 45 to 64; and 20.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 53.4% male and 46.6% female.
- In Spanish: Merwin (Misuri)