Merriam Woods, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Merriam Woods, Missouri - Basic Facts

The Village of Merriam Woods had a population of 1,907 as of July 1, 2018. 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 36.714 and longitude -93.1618 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.

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Merriam Woods, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,907
Population in Households 1,896
Population in Familes 1,490
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 1,195
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $30,762
Average Household Income $41,636
Per Capita Income $16,586


Total Housing Units 925 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 458 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 263 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 203 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $83,373
Average Home Value $116,411


Total Households 722
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 482
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.97% 1.06%
Households 0.89% 1.03%
Families 0.25% 0.94%
Median Household Income   3.68%
Per Capita Income   3.0%

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, 2018 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 # 267 74th
Population Density # 263 75th
Diversity Index # 275 73rd
Median Household Income # 948 8th
Per Capita Income # 967 6th

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