Merriam Woods, Missouri Population 2020

1,907

Merriam Woods is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 1,907, it is the 248th largest city in Missouri and the 7780th largest city in the United States. Merriam Woods is currently growing at a rate of 1.33% annually and its population has increased by 8.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,761 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Merriam Woods has a population density of 1,260 people per square mile.

The average household income in Merriam Woods is $39,688 with a poverty rate of 30.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $742 per month, and the median house value is $70,200. The median age in Merriam Woods is 33.4 years, 32.1 years for males, and 34.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.1 males.

Merriam Woods Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Merriam Woods was:

  • White: 88.66%
  • Other race: 6.30%
  • Two or more races: 3.90%
  • Native American: 0.60%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Merriam Woods, Missouri is 1,907, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,857.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,761.

Merriam Woods, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,77488.66%
Some Other Race1266.30%
Two or More Races783.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native120.60%
Asian110.55%

Merriam Woods Population Pyramid 2020

Merriam Woods Median Age

33.4


Total

32.1


Male

34.8


Female

Merriam Woods Adults

There are 1,365 adults, (178 of whom are seniors) in Merriam Woods.

Merriam Woods Age Dependency

68.6

Age Dependency Ratio

15

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Merriam Woods Sex Ratio

Female

1,015

50.72%

Male

986

49.28%

Merriam Woods Households and Families

Merriam Woods Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Merriam Woods Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.4%22.6%
Non Family66.3%33.7%
All64.3%35.7%
Female46%54%
Male42.6%57.4%

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7422.764.3
Married3142.9977.4
Non Family1931.3666.3
Female1743.5746
Male612.8942.6

2.98

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

15.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Merriam Woods Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade827.01%
9th to 12th Grade14112.05%
High School Graduate47540.60%
Some College29525.21%
Associates Degree857.26%
Bachelors Degree736.24%
Graduate Degree191.62%

Merriam Woods Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,06088387
Hispanic72312
Other Race5514
Multiple Races1515
Native American1212
Asian1163

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.27%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,029$24,000$20,994
Less Than High School$17,237$25,500$13,750
High School Grad$20,847$18,500$21,688
Some College$21,989$25,625$21,118
Bachelors Degree$32,500$50,000$25,000
Graduate Degree$56,250$$

$22,029

Average Earnings

$24,000

Average Male

$20,994

Average Female

Merriam Woods Language

Merriam Woods Language by Age

Merriam Woods Language

92.30% of Merriam Woods residents speak only English, while 7.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.58% of the population.

Merriam Woods Poverty

Merriam Woods Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,66347828.74%
Hispanic26611442.86%
Multiple785266.67%
Other1263426.98%
Asian11327.27%

30.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.34%

Male Poverty Rate

29.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Merriam Woods

The race most likely to be in poverty in Merriam Woods is Multiple, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Merriam Woods is Other, with 26.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.08%
High School22.95%
Some College18.68%
Bachelors or Greater14.13%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed28.07%
Female Employed24.12%
Female Unemployed20.31%
Male Employed19.24%

Merriam Woods Income

Merriam Woods Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,226$39,688
Families$34,179$40,315
Married Families$52,656-
Non Families$22,569$30,418

Merriam Woods Marital Status

Merriam Woods Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.6%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Merriam Woods Married by Age and Sex

Merriam Woods Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Merriam Woods Marital Status by Race

Merriam Woods Veterans

90

Number of Veterans

78

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam53
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War10
Korea8
World War II

$Merriam Woods Veterans by Education

22.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Merriam Woods Employment Status

69.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

Merriam Woods Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

49.23%

Born in Missouri

96.15%

Native Born

3.85%

Foreign Born

3.60%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.15% of Merriam Woods residents were born in the United States, with 49.23% having been born in Missouri. 3.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,907251.33%
20191,882251.35%
20181,857301.64%
20171,827251.39%
20161,802191.07%
20151,78380.45%
20141,77580.45%
20131,76770.40%
20121,760-1-0.06%
20111,76170.40%
20101,7540.00%