Merriam, Kansas 

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Population

11,259

+1.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$55,103

Median Home Price

$204,500

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Best Places to Live in Merriam, Kansas

Large-city complex - Missouri-Kansas border, on the Missouri River. September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Merriam, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Merriam, KS Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Diverse economy
Entertainment
Attractive downtown
Cons
Growth & sprawl
Uninteresting physical setting
Crime rates


What Bert Has To Say About Kansas City Metro Area

Kansas City is a large, prosperous, self-sufficient and culturally rich city located astride the Missouri River. The downtown area and most of the population are on the older Missouri side, filled with shaded neighborhoods and mixed development. For the past 20 years the big growth has been on the Kansas side to the southwest in suburbs like Overland Park, Lenexa, and Shawnee.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: Kansas
County: Johnson County
Metro Area: Kansas City Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Merriam
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1014 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Merriam is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Merriam jobs have increased by 1.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Merriam's cost of living is 4.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Merriam's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Johnson county flipped moderately Democratic, 52.7% to 44.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Merriam's population is 11,259 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Merriam is Real Estate: $204,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.1%.

SCHOOLS
Merriam public schools spend $11,102 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in Merriam. More Education



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Housing Market in Merriam

It's a good time to buy in Merriam. Home Appreciation is up 7.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Merriam is $204,500.

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Reviews for Merriam   1 Reviews
Mayor "Rock-n-Roll" Leap - 2/17/2009
n my opinion "Dan Leaps" pesonal agenda to promote (at best) a dead style of music is a direct reflecton of his failure in the music business. Creating a political... Read More

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