Meriden is a city located in New Haven County, Connecticut. With a 2020 population of 59,398, it is the 10th largest city in Connecticut and the 650th largest city in the United States. Meriden is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -2.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 60,868 in 2010. Meriden reached it's highest population of 60,849 in 2010. Spanning over 24 miles, Meriden has a population density of 2,496 people per square mile.
The average household income in Meriden is $73,328 with a poverty rate of 11.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,000 per month, and the median house value is $172,200. The median age in Meriden is 42.6 years, 42.8 years for males, and 42.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.5 males.