Merriam Woods, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Merriam Woods, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The Village of Merriam Woods had a population of 1,897 as of July 1, 2017. Merriam Woods ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Merriam Woods is located at latitude 36.7192 and longitude -93.1739 in Taney County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Merriam Woods (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Taney County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 869 feet.

The Village of Merriam Woods (GNIS ID: 2399318) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Merriam Woods is located within Township of Jasper, a minor civil division (MCD) of Taney County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Merriam Woods population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Merriam Woods, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,897
Daytime Population: Workers 24
Daytime Population: Residents 1,032
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,056
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.56
Population in Households 1,886
Population in Familes 1,487
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 1,189
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $28,835
Average Household Income $40,281
Per Capita Income $16,065


Total Housing Units 920 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 481 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 238 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 201 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $80,157
Average Home Value $105,010


Total Households 719
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 480
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.03% 1.11%
Households 0.96% 1.06%
Families 0.23% 0.94%
Median Household Income   -0.36%
Per Capita Income   1.5%

Merriam Woods, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Merriam Woods to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 268 74th
Population Density # 261 75th
Diversity Index # 274 74th
Median Household Income # 977 5th
Per Capita Income # 965 7th

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