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Merriam, KS

Kansas

Latitude: 39.020888     Longitude: -94.693784
Population 10,769 (2005)
Elevation of Merriam, Kansas: 917 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:2046000, place: Merriam city, Kansas)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 2,699 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 167 (6.19%)
Kindergarten: 135 (5%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,084 (40.16%)
High school (grades 9-12): 571 (21.16%)
College or graduate school: 742 (27.49%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 7,716 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 162 (2.1%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 353 (4.57%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 1,803 (23.37%)
Some college, no degree: 2,129 (27.59%)
Associate degree: 613 (7.94%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,837 (23.81%)
Graduate or professional degree: 819 (10.61%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 93.3%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 34.4%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 9,094 (100%)
Never married: 2,471 (27.17%)
Now married, except separated: 4,813 (52.93%)
Separated: 111 (1.22%)
Total Widowed: 543 (5.97%)
Widowed Female: 473 (5.2%)
Total Divorced: 1,156 (12.71%)
Divorced Female: 718 (7.9%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 142 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 65 (45.77%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 8,654 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,135 (13.12%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 2,105 (100%)
--With a disability: 231 (10.97%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 7,007 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,018 (14.53%)
----Percent employed: 75.9%
--No disability: 5,989 (85.47%)
----Percent employed: 84.5%
Population 65 years and over: 1,203 (100%)
--With a disability: 477 (39.65%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 10,440 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 5,853 (56.06%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 4,504 (43.14%)
--Same county: 2,024 (19.39%)
--Different county: 2,480 (23.75%)
----Same state: 1,131 (10.83%)
----Different state: 1,349 (12.92%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 83 (0.8%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 11,156 (100%)
Native: 10,726 (96.15%)
--Born in United States: 10,630 (100%)
----State of residence: 4,890 (43.83%)
----Different state: 5,740 (51.45%)
--Born outside United States: 96 (0.86%)
Foreign born: 430 (3.85%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 190 (1.7%)
--Naturalized citizen: 144 (1.29%)
--Not a citizen: 286 (2.56%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 430 (100%)
Europe: 99 (23.02%)
Asia: 163 (37.91%)
Africa: 0 (0%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 162 (37.67%)
Northern America: 6 (1.4%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 10,440 (100%)
English only: 9,741 (93.3%)
Language other than English: 699 (6.7%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 285 (2.73%)
--Spanish: 415 (3.98%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 170 (1.63%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 121 (1.16%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 5 (0.05%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 132 (1.26%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 90 (0.86%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 11,156 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 12,259% (109.89%)
Arab: 24 (0.22%)
Czech: 100 (0.9%)
Danish: 170 (1.52%)
Dutch: 263 (2.36%)
English: 1,669 (14.96%)
French (except Basque): 359 (3.22%)
French Canadian: 25 (0.22%)
German: 2,808 (25.17%)
Greek: 108 (0.97%)
Hungarian: 26 (0.23%)
Irish: 1,576 (14.13%)
Italian: 442 (3.96%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 158 (1.42%)
Polish: 177 (1.59%)
Portuguese: 12 (0.11%)
Russian: 97 (0.87%)
Scotch-Irish: 306 (2.74%)
Scottish: 293 (2.63%)
Slovak: 18 (0.16%)
Subsaharan African: 7 (0.06%)
Swedish: 339 (3.04%)
Swiss: 61 (0.55%)
Ukrainian: 34 (0.3%)
United States or American: 670 (6.01%)
Welsh: 149 (1.34%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 9 (0.08%)
Other ancestries: 2,359 (21.15%)

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