Merriam employment information

Income per capita$27,986$27,367$28,555
Median household income$55,103$51,872$53,482
Median income owner occupied$67,468$65,700$68,142
Median income renter occupied$39,357$31,165$33,219
Median earnings male$38,081$35,528$36,116
Median earnings female$31,160$23,777$25,692
Unemployment rate3.7%4.4%5.8%
Poverty level10.0%13.8%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Merriam is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Merriam is 3% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Merriam is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Merriam is 36% lower than the national average.

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Merriam median earnings by income bracket

Merriam employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.8%0.5%
Manufacturing sector11.6%1.2%
Financial & insurance services4.8%5.9%
Wholesale & retail services17.9%15.1%
Public administration4.0%3.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.4%5.9%
Education, health & social services9.2%29.4%

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Merriam, KS11,191$55,1033%

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Ridgefield, NJ11,191$69,46630%
Ironton, OH11,190$34,30136%
North Valley, NM11,189$46,47113%
Wyandanch, NY11,187$60,67313%
Peru, IN11,199$33,71337%
Merriam, KS11,191$55,1033%
Source: The Merriam, KS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.