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Merritt is a township in Bay County, in the Bay City metro area.
The latitude of Merritt is 43.518N. The longitude is -83.748W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 587 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,510.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Merritt demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bay 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 48708 ZIP code.
35% of Merritt residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Merritt ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Merritt was $19,420, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Merritt residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Merritt, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $338. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $823.
Bay County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Merritt political report.
The average commute time for Merritt workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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