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Merrimac is a village in Sauk County, in the Baraboo metro area.
The community was named after county and river in New Hampshire
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Merrimac. For links to other places called Merrimac, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Merrimac is 43.373N. The longitude is -89.623W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 837 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 428.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Merrimac demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sauk County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 53561 ZIP code.
35% of Merrimac residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Merrimac ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Merrimac was $19,091, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Merrimac residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Merrimac, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $429. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $853.
Sauk County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Merrimac political report.
The average commute time for Merrimac workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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