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65740 Zip Code (Merriam Woods, MO) Detailed Profile




Cities: Merriam Woods, MO (31.05%), Rockaway Beach, MO (14.62%)
County: Taney County, MO
Estimated zip code population in 2019: 3,453
Zip code population in 2010: 3,405
Zip code population in 2000: 2,649

Houses and condos: 2,009
Renter-occupied apartments: 515
% of renters here:

36%
State:

33%
March 2019 cost of living index in zip code 65740: 75.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Land area: 4.5 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.3 sq. mi.
Population density: 769 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Age and Sex of Residents in zip code 65740
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Real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2019:
This zip code:

0.8% ($696)
Missouri:

0.9% ($1,563)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $769 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $557 (0.8%)

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Males: 1,720  (49.8%)
Females: 1,733  (50.2%)

For population 25 years and over in 65740:

  • High school or higher: 84.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in 65740:

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 20.8%

Zip code 65740 compared to state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Races in zip code 65740 (2019)
    • 3,16092.8%White
    • 982.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 842.5%Two or more races
    • 351.0%American Indian
    • 100.3%Black
    • 60.2%Asian
    • 60.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander
    • 60.2%Some other race
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Urban population: 3,237
Rural population: 215

Estimated median house/condo value in 2019: $82,268
65740:

$82,268
Missouri:

$168,000



According to our research of Missouri and other state lists, there were 32 registered sex offenders living in 65740 zip code as of January 24, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in zip code 65740 is 101 to 1.


Median resident age:
This zip code:

36.6 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years
Average household size:
This zip code:

2.4 people
Missouri:

2.4 people

Averages for the 2012 tax year for zip code 65740, filed in 2013:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2012: $25,218 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$25,218
State:

$55,896

Salary/wage: $22,840 (reported on 85.4% of returns)
Here:

$22,840
State:

$46,205
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 79.7% for AGIs below $25k, 77.4% for AGIs $25k-50k, 73.9% for AGIs $50k-75k, 76.8% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $687 (reported on 17.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$687
Missouri:

$1,559
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs below $25k, 1.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Ordinary dividends: $1,025 (reported on 9.2% of returns)
Here:

$1,025
State:

$7,410
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.2% for AGIs below $25k, 0.6% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.4% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Net capital gain/loss in AGI: +$189 (reported on 6.9% of returns)
Here:

+$189
State:

+$11,579
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.3% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Profit/loss from business: +$5,553 (reported on 13.1% of returns)
Here:

+$5,553
State:

+$11,688
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 5.1% for AGIs below $25k, 3.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.9% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Taxable individual retirement arrangement distribution: $6,950 (reported on 7.7% of returns)
65740:

$6,950
Missouri:

$14,773
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.5% for AGIs below $25k, 2.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 3.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Total itemized deductions: $16,046 (34% of AGI, reported on 10.0% of returns)
Here:

$16,046
State:

$22,730

Here:

34.0% of AGI
State:

19.2% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 4.7% for AGIs below $25k, 6.0% for AGIs $25k-50k, 6.5% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions: $2,871 (reported on 5.4% of returns)
Here:

$2,871
State:

$4,745

Taxes paid: $2,877 (reported on 10.0% of returns)
65740:

$2,877
State:

$8,399
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.5% for AGIs below $25k, 0.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 1.4% for AGIs $50k-75k, 3.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $2,379 (reported on 40.0% of returns)
Here:

$2,379
State:

$2,288
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.8% for AGIs below $25k, 2.0% for AGIs $25k-50k)

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2012 taxes: 49.2%
Here:

49%
State:

55%
(% for various income ranges: 45.7% for AGIs below $25k, 56.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 50.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 60.0% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Averages for the 2004 tax year for zip code 65740, filed in 2005:

Average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) in 2004: $21,339 (Individual Income Tax Returns)
Here:

$21,339
State:

$44,591

Salary/wage: $19,271 (reported on 85.8% of returns)
Here:

$19,271
State:

$38,941
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 101.9% for AGIs below $10k, 80.5% for AGIs $10k-25k, 76.7% for AGIs $25k-50k, 78.7% for AGIs $50k-75k, 42.5% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable interest for individuals: $1,297 (reported on 23.7% of returns)
This zip code:

$1,297
Missouri:

$1,801
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.4% for AGIs below $10k, 0.7% for AGIs $10k-25k, 2.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 0.9% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Taxable dividends: $1,048 (reported on 11.0% of returns)
Here:

$1,048
State:

$3,677
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 0.7% for AGIs below $10k, 0.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 0.9% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.2% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Net capital gain/loss: +$240 (reported on 6.7% of returns)
Here:

+$240
State:

+$8,915
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 1.9% for AGIs below $10k, 0.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, -0.1% for AGIs $25k-50k, 0.0% for AGIs $50k-75k)

Profit/loss from business: +$3,682 (reported on 13.7% of returns)
Here:

+$3,682
State:

+$9,793

IRA payment deduction: $3,000 (reported on 0.9% of returns)
65740:

$3,000
Missouri:

$2,972

Total itemized deductions: $12,362 (31% of AGI, reported on 11.3% of returns)
Here:

$12,362
State:

$18,261

Here:

31.4% of AGI
State:

20.5% of AGI
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 9.3% for AGIs below $10k, 4.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 6.3% for AGIs $25k-50k, 9.1% for AGIs $50k-75k, 11.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Charity contributions deductions: $1,330 (3% of AGI, reported on 8.1% of returns)
Here:

$1,330
State:

$3,665

Here:

3.2% of AGI
State:

3.9% of AGI

Total tax: $2,007 (reported on 60.0% of returns)
65740:

$2,007
State:

$6,999
(% of AGI for various income ranges: 2.3% for AGIs below $10k, 3.4% for AGIs $10k-25k, 5.8% for AGIs $25k-50k, 8.0% for AGIs $50k-75k, 12.1% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Earned income credit: $1,918 (reported on 32.6% of returns)
Here:

$1,918
State:

$1,728

Percentage of individuals using paid preparers for their 2004 taxes: 66.9%
Here:

67%
State:

62%
(% for various income ranges: 63.6% for AGIs below $10k, 69.0% for AGIs $10k-25k, 65.2% for AGIs $25k-50k, 67.6% for AGIs $50k-75k, 88.2% for AGIs $75k-100k)

Estimated median household income in 2019:
This zip code:

$39,445
Missouri:

$57,409
Merriam Woods, MO (65740) map Nearest zip codes: 65731, 65771, 65616, 65759, 65653, 65630.
Merriam Woods Zip Code Map

Percentage of family households:
This zip code:

43.4%
Missouri:

45.6%
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This zip code:

13.4%
Missouri:

47.2%
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Household received Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 319
Household did not receive Food Stamps/SNAP in the past 12 months: 1,092


Women who had a birth in the past 12 months: 41 (15 now married, 25 unmarried)
Women who did not have a birth in the past 12 months: 717 (385 now married, 328 unmarried)


Housing units in zip code 65740 with a mortgage: 546 (7 second mortgage, 8 home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 368

Median monthly owner costs for units with a mortgage: $897
Median monthly owner costs for units without a mortgage: $308

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

23.6%
Whole state:

12.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
This zip code:

15.9%
Whole state:

7.1%
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

6.4
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3
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    Church in zip code 65740: Ozark Mountain Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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Year house built
  • Year house built (houses)
  • 452014 or later
  • 292010 to 2013
  • 4752000 to 2009
  • 5241990 to 1999
  • 2561980 to 1989
  • 3561970 to 1979
  • 691960 to 1969
  • 471950 to 1959
  • 1051940 to 1949
  • 761939 or earlier

Zip code 65740 satellite photo by USGS

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Merriam Woods, MO (65740)
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Merriam Woods, MO (65740)
  • 0no bedroom
  • 261 bedroom
  • 2792 bedrooms
  • 4953 bedrooms
  • 944 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Merriam Woods, MO (65740)
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Merriam Woods, MO (65740)
  • 42no bedroom
  • 641 bedroom
  • 1412 bedrooms
  • 2543 bedrooms
  • 114 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Merriam Woods, MO (65740) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Merriam Woods, MO (65740) in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 6no vehicle
  • 3541 vehicle
  • 3932 vehicles
  • 1103 vehicles
  • 424 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Merriam Woods, MO (65740) in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Merriam Woods, MO (65740) in renter-occupied apartments
  • 81no vehicle
  • 2821 vehicle
  • 1272 vehicles
  • 203 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

  • Zip code 65740 household income distribution in 2019

  • Zip code 65740 household income distribution in 2019
  • 107Less than $10,000
  • 101$10,000 to $14,999
  • 124$15,000 to $19,999
  • 98$20,000 to $24,999
  • 83$25,000 to $29,999
  • 123$30,000 to $34,999
  • 80$35,000 to $39,999
  • 107$40,000 to $44,999
  • 30$45,000 to $49,999
  • 179$50,000 to $59,999
  • 166$60,000 to $74,999
  • 110$75,000 to $99,999
  • 45$100,000 to $124,999
  • 12$125,000 to $149,999
  • 7$150,000 to $199,999
  • 5$200,000 or more
  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 65740

  • Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses/condos in 2019 in zip code 65740
  • 32Less than $10,000
  • 39$10,000 to $14,999
  • 27$15,000 to $19,999
  • 14$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7$25,000 to $29,999
  • 18$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 41$40,000 to $49,999
  • 51$50,000 to $59,999
  • 126$60,000 to $69,999
  • 70$70,000 to $79,999
  • 89$80,000 to $89,999
  • 71$90,000 to $99,999
  • 58$100,000 to $124,999
  • 48$125,000 to $149,999
  • 39$150,000 to $174,999
  • 45$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3$500,000 to $749,999
  • 3$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 65740

  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in zip code 65740
  • 7$100 to $149
  • 15$200 to $249
  • 3$250 to $299
  • 22$300 to $349
  • 12$350 to $399
  • 31$400 to $449
  • 46$450 to $499
  • 52$500 to $549
  • 52$550 to $599
  • 24$600 to $649
  • 30$650 to $699
  • 11$700 to $749
  • 51$750 to $799
  • 21$800 to $899
  • 22$900 to $999
  • 3$1,250 to $1,499
  • 68No cash rent

Median gross rent in 2019: $763.

Estimated median house (or condo) value in 2019 for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $113,338
  • Some other race householders: $48,548
  • Two or more races householders: $167,712
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $105,923

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $82,268
65740:

$82,268
Missouri:

$168,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,312 - $105,577

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $106,657
Here:

$106,657
State:

$215,938

Townhouses or other attached units: $95,699
Here:

$95,699
State:

$197,464

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $108,784
Here:

$108,784
State:

$162,352

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $72,177
Here:

$72,177
State:

$197,157

Mobile homes: $57,566
Here:

$57,566
State:

$75,368
Owners and renters by unit type in zip code 65740
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,232
  • One, attached: 15
  • Two: 6
  • 3 or 4: 60
  • 5 to 9: 39
  • 10 to 19: 90
  • 20 to 49: 27
  • 50 or more: 10
  • Mobile homes: 511

Unemployment: 6.5%

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 65740

  • Means of transportation to work in zip code 65740
  • 76.3%1,121Drove a car alone
  • 16.1%237Carpooled
  • 1.6%23Walked
  • 1.8%26Other means
  • 3.8%56Worked at home
  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 65740

  • Travel time to work (commute) in zip code 65740
  • 36Less than 5 minutes
  • 625 to 9 minutes
  • 5710 to 14 minutes
  • 28915 to 19 minutes
  • 32920 to 24 minutes
  • 14225 to 29 minutes
  • 19530 to 34 minutes
  • 7435 to 39 minutes
  • 3840 to 44 minutes
  • 7245 to 59 minutes
  • 6860 to 89 minutes
  • 4190 or more minutes

Percentage of zip code residents living and working in this county: 86.2%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,453
  • Male householders: 634 (190 living alone), Female householders: 796 (287 living alone)
  • 551 spouses (545 opposite-sex spouses), 210 unmarried partners, (196 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,007 children (897 natural, 18 adopted, 94 stepchildren), 91 grandchildren, 41 brothers or sisters, 39 parents, 0 foster children, 48 other relatives, 44 non-relatives

Size of family households: 333 2-persons, 188 3-persons, 147 4-persons, 145 5-persons, 24 6-persons

Size of nonfamily households: 477 1-person, 107 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 4 4-persons

459 married couples with children.
415 single-parent households (82 men, 333 women).

87.9% of residents of 65740 zip code speak English at home.
8.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% very well, 18% well, 5% not well).
2.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (89% very well, 11% well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (90% very well, 10% well).

Foreign born population: 173 (5.0%)
(45.2% of them are naturalized citizens)
This zip code:

5.0%
Whole state:

4.3%
Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents
  • 68%Honduras
  • 13%Germany
  • 3%Japan
  • 3%Malaysia
Most common first ancestries reported in 65740
  • 14%American
  • 14%German
  • 12%Irish
  • 4%Dutch
  • 3%European
  • 3%English
  • 3%British
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 772010 or later
  • 1062000 to 2009
  • 291990 to 1999
  • 37Before 1990

Zip code 65740 topographic map

Facilities with environmental interests located in this zip code:

  • ROCKAWAY BEACH (ROCKAWAY BEACH in ROCKAWAY BEACH, MO)
    STATE MASTER (Missouri monitoring and compilance) - PCS-MO0108162, NPDES NON-MAJOR
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (SDWIS)
    Business SIC classification: SEWERAGE SYSTEMS
    Alternative names: ROCKAWAY BEACH WWTF
  • OAK RIDGE ESTATES LTD (OLD WILDERNESS RD in ROCKAWAY BEACH, MO)
    National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System NON-MAJOR (Tracking pollutant discharge elimination systems) - permit
    Business SIC classification: HEAVY CONSTRUCTION
    Alternative names: OAK RIDGE HILLS

Zip code 65740 marital status for males
Zip code 65740 marital status for females

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6.9%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 6.7%

Most commonly used house heating fuel
  • 84.6%Electricity
  • 12.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 1.4%Utility gas

Population in 1990: 1,354. Population change in the 1990s: +1,295 (+95.6%).

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,464
  • Northeast: 63
  • Midwest: 707
  • South: 568
  • West: 399

45% of the 65740 zip code residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Missouri.

83% of the 65740 zip code residents lived in the same house 1 year ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% moved from this county.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% moved from different county within same state.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 18% moved from different state.

Year householders moved into unit in Merriam Woods, MO (65740)

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 32
Here:

8.3%
Missouri:

13.4%
Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school):
Here:

0.0%
Missouri:

11.6%
Students in private undergraduate colleges:
Here:

0.0%
Missouri:

26.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Class of Workers in 2019
Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months
  • Occupation by median earnings in the past 12 months ($)
  • 53,812Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations
  • 51,269Healthcare support occupations
  • 46,419Transportation occupations
  • 40,830Community and social service occupations
  • 40,270Health technologists and technicians
  • 39,392Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations

Top industries in this zip code by the number of employees in 2005:

  • Accommodation and Food Services: Full-Service Restaurants (10-19 employees: 1 establishment)
  • Accommodation and Food Services: All Other Traveler Accommodation (1-4: 2)
  • Construction: Painting and Wall Covering Contractors (1-4: 1)
  • Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services: Tax Preparation Services (1-4: 1)
  • Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services: Exterminating and Pest Control Services (1-4: 1)
  • Other Services (except Public Administration): Automotive Transmission Repair (1-4: 1)
  • Finance and Insurance: Savings Institutions (1-4: 1)
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: Video Tape and Disc Rental (1-4: 1)
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation: Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers (1-4: 1)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

People in group quarters in 2010:

  • 25 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in 2000:

  • 101 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of fires - 29 took place in 2012, and the least - 1 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Zip Code 65740 When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.7%), and Structure Fires (44.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Zip Code 65740
    • 8646.7%Outside Fires
    • 8244.6%Structure Fires
    • 147.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.1%Other

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for zip code 65740, Missouri

Most common first names in zip code 65740 among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1873.4 years
John1372.9 years
Donald1369.8 years
Robert1274.3 years
William1176.2 years
Mary1166.7 years
George975.0 years
Betty874.2 years
Dorothy772.8 years
Paul770.0 years
Most common last names in zip code 65740 among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Melton763.1 years
Moore784.4 years
Smith566.6 years
Williams574.4 years
Clark474.0 years
Craig468.5 years
Johnson475.8 years
Puchta485.5 years
Bender377.0 years
Fest376.3 years
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