Merriam, KS
85% of Merriam residents live within a 10-minute walk of a park. National Average 55%

We’re working to ensure that every person, in every neighborhood, in every city across America has a quality park within a 10-minute walk of home.

How are the parks distributed?
Merriam residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
83
Adults (20 - 64)
86
Seniors (65+)
88
By Income (%)
High Income
86
Middle Income
89
Low Income
87
Race/Ethnicity (%)
American Indian*
79
Asian*
82
Black*
81
Hispanic
87
Pacific Islander*
100
White*
86
2 or More Races*
83
Other*
79
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
Park Space per Person by Race/Ethnicity Reactive to City Median