Merriam is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 10,859, it is the 35th largest city in Kansas and the 2929th largest city in the United States . Merriam is currently declining at a rate of -1.01% annually and its population has decreased by -1.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,003 in 2010. Merriam reached it's highest population of 11,821 in 1990. Spanning over 4 miles, Merriam has a population density of 2,515 people per square mile.
The average household income in Merriam is $72,830 with a poverty rate of 11.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $945 per month, and the median house value is $169,400. The median age in Merriam is 39.4 years, 39.7 years for males, and 38.9 years for females.