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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Merriam is 11,017. Merriam, Kansas is the 2,919th largest city in the US.
Merriam is located entirely in Johnson County.
The peak population of Merriam was in 1990, when its population was 11,784. In 1990, Merriam was the 2,160th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,919th largest city in the US. Merriam is currently 6.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Merriam has grown 0.1% since the 2000. Merriam, Kansas's growth is below average. 77% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Merriam has a population density of 2,549.4 people per square mile. Merriam has the 8th highest population density in Kansas.
|2915||Van Wert, Ohio||11,039||1.4%|
|2922||Beachwood, New Jersey||11,014||6.0%|
|2923||Sierra Madre, California||11,013||3.8%|
The total voting age population of Merriam, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 8,946. The voting age population is 46.9% male and 53.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.7% of the residents of Merriam are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Merriam are 86.9% White, 6.1% Black, 3.2% Two or more races, 2.6% Asian and 1.2% Other. Additionally, 9.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Merriam, 11.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 8.7%. On a per-household basis, 7.8% of families are below the poverty line in Merriam.
Among those aged 16 and older, 69.3% of Merriam residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.8% of Merriam residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 34.7% have a bachelor's degree and 12.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Merriam residents aged 5 and older, 8.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Merriam is 3.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Merriam, 10.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Merriam is $63,806.
In Merriam, 60.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 39.8% of housing units in Merriam.
Of all the housing units in Merriam, 6.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Merriam, 5.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 270 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Merriam is $945.
In Merriam, 84.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.