KS

National Population : 333,590,059
Kansas State Population : 2,897,859

About Merriam, KS

Merriam, KS is located in Johnson County in the state of Kansas.

The total City Population for Merriam is about 11,081 with about 990 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 57,961.

The Average Home Value is $159,800.00, which is roughly 34% higher than the Average Home Value of $105,672.00 for the state of Kansas, and roughly 15% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $56,627.33, which is roughly 4% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $54,472.00 for the state of Kansas, and roughly 2% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Merriam is about 3.4%.

Kansas is ranked #46 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 21.44 out of 100.

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Voting

Johnson County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a significant difference of 15.55% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 53.07%
Republican: 44.82%
Libertarian: 2.11%


Nearby Locations

Shawnee, KS (1.55 mi.)
Merriam, KS (1.55 mi.)
Shawnee MSN, KS (1.55 mi.)
Roeland Park, KS (1.97 mi.)
Mission, KS (1.97 mi.)
Westwood, KS (1.97 mi.)
Westwood Hls, KS (1.97 mi.)
Fairway, KS (1.97 mi.)
Prairie Vlg, KS (2.23 mi.)
Lenexa, KS (3.12 mi.)
Rosedale, KS (3.15 mi.)
Kansas City, KS (3.15 mi.)
Kansas City, MO (6.81 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 66202, 66203, 66204
Latitude : 38.992836
Longitude : -94.677351
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : Midwest
Average Elevation : 1044 ft.
Area Code(s) : 913

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.14
Male Population Estimate : 44.83%
Female Population Estimate : 48.61%
Median Age : 35.8
Male Median Age : 34.5
Female Median Age : 37.9

White Population Estimate : 80.68%
Black Population Estimate : 6.67%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 11.04%
Asian Population Estimate : 3.10%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.13%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.40%
Other Population Estimate : 4.82%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Merriam specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Johnson County: About 2 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Johnson County: About 157 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Johnson County is about 44% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 45% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.