Meriden, Connecticut Population 2018

Meriden, Connecticut's estimated population is 59,927 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Meriden, Connecticut is the 10th largest city in Connecticut based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 2518.61 people/mi² (972.44 people/km²), with a household density of 479.82 people/km² (1242.73 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 41 years, 39.8 years for males, and 42.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 29,569 households in the city, with an average size of 2.35 people per household. The vacancy rate was 14.8%, with a median rent of $963/month. The median house has 5.1 rooms, and has a value of $174,800.

The median income for households in Meriden, Connecticut is $55,547, while the mean household income is $69,974. The per capita income is $30,580, and 8.6% of families and 12.5% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 21% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 5.6% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201759,927290.05%
201659,898-309-0.51%
201560,207-302-0.50%
201460,509-140-0.23%
201360,649-107-0.18%
201260,756-36-0.06%
201160,792-87-0.14%
201060,8792,6354.52%
200058,244-1,235-2.08%
199059,4792,3614.13%
198057,1181,1592.07%
197055,9594,1097.92%
196051,8507,76217.61%
195044,0884,59411.63%
194039,4941,0132.63%
193038,4818,61428.84%
192029,8672,6029.54%
191027,2652,96912.22%
190024,2962,64412.21%
189021,6526,11239.33%
188015,5406,64774.74%
18708,8930.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White49,172
Black or African American5,695
Some Other Race2,828
Two or More Races1,423
Asian946
American Indian and Alaska Native139
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Meriden Ct Population Pyramid 2018

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Meriden Ct Median Age

41


Total

39.8


Male

42.2


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 48,661 adults in Meriden Ct.

Meriden Ct Age Dependency

53.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Meriden Ct Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.1
Houses Without Mortgage
4,692
Houses With Mortgage
10,524
Vacancy Rate
14.8
Median Rent
963
Median Home Value
174,800
Renter-Occupied Units
9,964
Owner-Occupied Units
15,216
Total Housing Units
29,569

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Meriden Ct for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 5.7% and the labor force participation rate is 64.9%.

Meriden Ct Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.35
Average Family Size
3.05
Total Households
25180
Married Couple Households
9901
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1299
Female Householder (no husband) Families
3764
Non Family Households
10216
Total Families
14964
Households With Own Children
5130
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.2
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.5

Meriden Ct Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,225
$10,000 to $14,999
813
$15,000 to $24,999
2,509
$25,000 to $34,999
2,544
$35,000 to $49,999
4,185
$50,000 to $74,999
5,157
$75,000 to $99,999
3,269
$100,000 to $149,999
3,621
$150,000 to $199,999
1,208
Over $200,000
649

Meriden Ct Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Meriden Ct

Connecticut

$55,547

$71,755

$69,974

$102,616

Under 10k10k - 15k15k - 25k25k - 35k35k - 50k50k - 75k75k - 100k100k - 150k150k - 200kOver 200k00.050.10.150.2

Meriden Ct Education Data

Meriden Ct Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
2,2104.97%
9th to 12th Grade
3,5187.91%
High School Graduate
17,14938.56%
Some College
8,65919.47%
Associates Degree
3,5047.88%
Bachelors Degree
6,38414.35%
Graduate Degree
3,0496.86%