Meriden is a city located in New Haven County Connecticut. Meriden has a 2020 population of 58,882. Meriden is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -3.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 60,832 in 2010.
The average household income in Meriden is $75,379 with a poverty rate of 10.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,041 per month, and the median house value is $171,700. The median age in Meriden is 40.9 years, 40.2 years for males, and 41.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Meridenwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 93.85%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 48.74%.
69.89% of Meriden residents speak only English, while 30.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.28% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Meriden is Hispanic, with 17.95% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Meriden is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.99%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Meriden
89.16% of Meriden residents were born in the United States, with 61.65% having been born in Connecticut. 5.60% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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