For population 25 years and over in Merriam Woods:
For population 15 years and over in Merriam Woods village:
52 residents are foreign born (1.5% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $504 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springfield, MO (33.7 miles , pop. 151,580).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (159.2 miles , pop. 393,049).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (340.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Rockaway Beach, MO (1.1 miles ), Bull Creek, MO (1.3 miles ), Forsyth, MO (2.0 miles ), Hollister, MO (2.6 miles ), Branson, MO (2.7 miles ), Taneyville, MO (2.8 miles ), Table Rock, MO (3.2 miles ), Branson West, MO (3.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 36.72 N, Longitude: 93.17 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 417
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Merriam Woods detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +537 (+88.8%).
Work and jobs in Merriam Woods: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Merriam Woods, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Merriam Woods-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 107% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/29/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.4 miles away from the Merriam Woods village center killed 2 people and injured 64 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/24/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.7 miles away from the village center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Merriam Woods-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from Merriam Woods center
On 8/16/2003 at 05:09:22, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/2/1991 at 03:49:01, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from Merriam Woods center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Taney County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Merriam Woods:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Merriam Woods:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 29.7%
(25.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 93.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 56.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Merriam Woods compared to Missouri state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Merriam Woods (based on Taney County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.25%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Number of full-service restaurants: 75
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Merriam Woods government finances in 2002(per resident):
11.52% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,378 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,224 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1