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Merriam Woods, Missouri
Location of Merriam Woods, Missouri
Location of Merriam Woods, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County Taney
 • Total 1.51 sq mi (3.92 km2)
 • Land 1.51 sq mi (3.92 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
869 ft (265 m)
 • Total 2,006
 • Estimate 
 • Density 1,220.75/sq mi (471.18/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 29-47520
GNIS feature ID 0736250

Merriam Woods is a city in Taney County, Missouri, United States. The population was 2,006 at the 2020 census. It is part of the Branson, Missouri Micropolitan Statistical Area.


Merriam Woods is located at 36°43′1″N 93°10′15″W / 36.71694°N 93.17083°W / 36.71694; -93.17083 (36.716817, -93.170914).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.60 square miles (4.14 km2), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 601
2000 1,142 90.0%
2010 1,761 54.2%
2019 (est.) 1,847 4.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,761 people, 671 households, and 472 families living in the city. The population density was 1,100.6 inhabitants per square mile (424.9/km2). There were 842 housing units at an average density of 526.3 per square mile (203.2/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.1% White, 0.3% African American, 1.2% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 1.1% from other races, and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.4% of the population.

There were 671 households, of which 37.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 15.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.7% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 3.01.

The median age in the city was 34.7 years. 27.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.3% were from 25 to 44; 23.2% were from 45 to 64; and 12.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.

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