Merriam Woods, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Merriam Woods, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Village of Merriam Woods had a population of 1,830 as of July 1, 2015.

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 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.

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, 2015.

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Merriam Woods, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,830
Population in Households 1,819
Population in Familes 1,441
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 1,147
Diversity Index2 20
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 693
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 464
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 884 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 474 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 219 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 191 (21.6%)
Median Home Value $82,993
Average Home Value $97,881
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,177
Average Household Income $35,929
Per Capita Income $14,339
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.98%
Households 0.62% 0.88%
Families -0.33% 0.81%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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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, 2015 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 # 278 73rd
Population Density1 # 292 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 275 73rd
Median Household Income # 927 10th
Per Capita Income # 979 5th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.