Merriam SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
9

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Merriam, Kansas Info Snack

Merriam /mrim/ is a city in Johnson County, Kansas, United States, and part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 11,003. It is bordered by the cities of Overland Park to the east and south, Shawnee to the west, and Kansas City, Kansas to the north (in Wyandotte County); the city of Lenexa is less than a mile to the southwest. Merriam is included in the Shawnee Mission postal designation.
Population
11,259
Unemployment
3.0%
Poverty
9.2%
Median Home
$154,700
Median Income
$57,109
Median Rent
$859

Rankings for Merriam in Kansas

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Map Of Merriam, KS

Population over time in Merriam

Year Population % Change
2017 11,259 0.1%
2016 11,248 0.1%
2015 11,232 0.4%
2014 11,191 0.4%
2013 11,147 0.5%
2012 11,090 -0.3%
2011 11,118 0.1%
2010 11,107 -

Crime in Merriam Per 100k

Crime Merriam KS USA
Violent Crime 372.4 413.0 382.9
Murder 8.9 5.5 5.3
Robbery 26.6 61.3 98.0
Aggravated Assault 283.7 290.3 248.9
Property Crime 5994.0 2800.9 2362.0
Burglary 319.2 478.2 430.4
Larceny 4690.5 2053.3 1694.0
Car Theft 984.2 269.3 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Merriam

White
76.5% (8,608)
African American
8.4% (941)
American Indian
0.0% (3)
Asian
3.3% (375)
Hawaiian
0.0% (4)
Other
0.1% (6)
Two Or More
3.2% (358)
Hispanic
8.6% (964)
Race Merriam KS USA
White 76.5% 76.5% 61.5%
African American 8.4% 5.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.7% 0.7%
Asian 3.3% 2.8% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.2% 2.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 8.6% 11.5% 17.6%

Household Income For Merriam, Kansas

Less than $10,000
5.1% (57,420)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.9% (43,910)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.7% (64,176)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.6% (130,604)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.4% (173,388)
$50,000 to $74,999
23.0% (258,957)
$75,000 to $99,999
16.6% (186,899)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.8% (132,856)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.7% (64,176)
$200,000 or more
1.1% (12,384)
Income Merriam KS USA
Less than $10,000 5.1% 6.1% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.9% 4.6% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.7% 9.8% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.6% 10.4% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.4% 14.2% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 23.0% 19.2% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 16.6% 12.9% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.8% 13.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.7% 4.7% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.1% 4.4% 6.3%

Gender in Merriam

Female
52.6% (5,917)
Male
47.4% (5,341)
Gender Merriam KS USA
Female 52.6% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 47.4% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Merriam for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.4% (267)
9-12th Grade
4.8% (544)
High School / GED
21.9% (2,470)
Some College
27.4% (3,084)
Associate's Degree
9.5% (1,069)
Bachelor's Degree
22.3% (2,507)
Master's Degree
9.7% (1,092)
Professional Degree
1.2% (137)
Doctorate Degree
0.8% (85)
Education Merriam KS USA
< 9th Grade 2.4% 3.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 4.8% 5.8% 7.2%
High School / GED 21.9% 26.2% 27.3%
Some College 27.4% 23.6% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.5% 8.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 22.3% 20.6% 19.1%
Master's Degree 9.7% 8.6% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.2% 1.9% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.8% 1.2% 1.4%

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