meriden Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 2,331 6.3 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 16,572 45.0 % 32.6 %
Some College 9,350 25.4 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 5,439 14.8 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 3,142 8.5 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 31,825 86.4 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 7,183 19.5 % 19.5 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 60,439 - -
19 years old and under 12,996 21.5 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 21,062 34.8 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 17,169 28.4 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 9,212 15.2 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 42,834 80.0 % 84.6 %
Spanish 10,376 19.4 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 347 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 9,450 39.0 % 33.5 %
Married 10,638 43.9 % 50.5 %
Separated 409 1.7 % 2.6 %
Divorced 3,746 15.5 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 28,704 - -
Occupied Housing Units 24,663 85.9 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 4,041 14.1 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 13,988 48.7 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 1,232 4.3 % 5.8 %
2-Units 3,607 12.6 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 3,806 13.3 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 1,891 6.6 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 1,199 4.2 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 2,908 10.1 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 70 0.2 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 3 0.0 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 806 2.8 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 3,183 11.1 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 3,617 12.6 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 4,114 14.3 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 6,197 21.6 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 9,505 33.1 % 13.0 %
Electric 3,342 11.6 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 10,473 36.5 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 10,074 35.1 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 385 1.3 % 4.1 %
Coal 26 0.1 % 0.1 %
Wood 220 0.8 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 97 0.3 % 0.4 %
None 46 0.2 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 47,878 81.0 % 75.5 %
African-American 6,458 10.9 % 13.1 %
Native American 301 0.5 % 0.8 %
Asian 964 1.6 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 3,499 5.9 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 54,588 55,775
Median Family Income 65,023 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 28,601 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 50.00 %
  • Temperature 62.43 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.67 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 14.25
    [CDD] 0.18
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.08 %
6.0 0.02 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com