Merriam Real Estate

Merriam, KS is a suburb located in Johnson County, Kansas, in the Kansas City metropolitan area. The lifestyle in Merriam is characterized by a mix of residential and commercial areas. The community is known for its family-friendly atmosphere and active community involvement.

As of 2021, the median home price in Merriam is around $209,000, which is slightly higher than the national average. The residential real estate market is relatively stable, with moderate appreciation rates. The commercial property prices in Merriam are also relatively competitive, making it an attractive location for businesses.

Merriam is divided into several distinct neighborhoods, each with its own unique charm and character. Popular neighborhoods in Merriam include Shawnee Mission, South Lake, and downtown Merriam. The community is known for its well-maintained parks and green spaces, including Antioch Park, Vavra Park, and Turkey Creek Streamway Park.

There are many things to do in Merriam, with a variety of recreational activities available for residents and visitors alike. The community has several shopping centers, including the Merriam Town Center and the Westbrooke Village Shopping Center. Additionally, there are several museums and cultural attractions in the area, including the Johnson County Arts and Heritage Center.

Merriam is also home to a wide range of dining options, with many popular local restaurants serving up everything from traditional American fare to international cuisine. Some popular dining spots in Merriam include Q39, Stroud's, and the Corner Bakery Cafe.

The history of Merriam dates back to the mid-1800s when it was originally settled by European immigrants. The community has a rich history, with many historic buildings and landmarks still standing today. One of the most notable historic sites in Merriam is the Merriam Historic Plaza, which showcases the community's history through a series of interactive exhibits and displays.

Merriam - Town vs. County Stats

Avg Price in Merriam: $516,900 / County Avg $751,000


Avg Taxes in Merriam: $2,800 / County Avg $8,700


Avg Sq. Ft. in Merriam: 1,463 / County Avg 3,153


Avg Price per/sqft in Merriam:$353 / County Avg $238


Avg Walkscore in Merriam: 34 / County Avg 15


Avg Year Built in Merriam: 1962 / County Avg 2003


Avg Days on Website in Merriam: 91 / County Avg 188


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