Meridian, Mississippi Population 2018

Meridian, Mississippi's estimated population is 37,940 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Meridian, Mississippi is the 7th largest city in Mississippi based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 706.01 people/mi² (272.59 people/km²), with a household density of 137.22 people/km² (355.40 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 35.2 years, 33 years for males, and 36 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 19,099 households in the city, with an average size of 2.42 people per household. The vacancy rate was 16.7%, with a median rent of $672/month. The median house has 5.2 rooms, and has a value of $82,200.

The median income for households in Meridian, Mississippi is $30,190, while the mean household income is $49,449. The per capita income is $20,785, and 27.9% of families and 31.5% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 51.9% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 17.4% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201737,940-672-1.74%
201638,612-606-1.55%
201539,218-654-1.64%
201439,872-614-1.52%
201340,486-246-0.60%
201240,732-376-0.91%
201141,108-65-0.16%
201041,1731,2053.01%
200039,968-1,068-2.60%
199041,036-5,541-11.90%
198046,5771,4943.31%
197045,083-4,291-8.69%
196049,3747,48117.86%
195041,8936,41218.07%
194035,4813,52711.04%
193031,9548,55536.56%
192023,3991140.49%
191023,2859,23565.73%
190014,0503,42632.25%
189010,6246,616165.07%
18804,0081,29947.95%
18702,7090.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American24,485
White14,141
Two or More Races493
Some Other Race457
Asian453
American Indian and Alaska Native65
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

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

Meridian Ms Population Pyramid 2018

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Meridian Ms Median Age

35.2


Total

33


Male

36


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 28,455 adults in Meridian Ms.

Meridian Ms Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Meridian Ms Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.2
Houses Without Mortgage
4,218
Houses With Mortgage
3,720
Vacancy Rate
16.7
Median Rent
672
Median Home Value
82,200
Renter-Occupied Units
7,981
Owner-Occupied Units
7,938
Total Housing Units
19,099

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Meridian Ms for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 6.1% and the labor force participation rate is 59.5%.

Meridian Ms Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.42
Average Family Size
3.19
Total Households
15919
Married Couple Households
5075
Male Householder (no wife) Families
565
Female Householder (no husband) Families
3854
Non Family Households
6425
Total Families
9494
Households With Own Children
4245
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
4.4
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0

Meridian Ms Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,800
$10,000 to $14,999
1,906
$15,000 to $24,999
3,053
$25,000 to $34,999
1,892
$35,000 to $49,999
2,144
$50,000 to $74,999
1,908
$75,000 to $99,999
1,491
$100,000 to $149,999
1,054
$150,000 to $199,999
335
Over $200,000
336

Meridian Ms Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Meridian Ms

Mississippi

$30,190

$40,528

$49,449

$56,358

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

Meridian Ms Education Data

Meridian Ms Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
1,1354.37%
9th to 12th Grade
2,5369.76%
High School Graduate
7,32328.17%
Some College
6,79726.15%
Associates Degree
2,85310.97%
Bachelors Degree
3,30912.73%
Graduate Degree
2,0437.86%