Meriden, Kansas Population 2021

784
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Meriden is a city located in Jefferson County Kansas. With a 2020 population of 784, it is the 225th largest city in Kansas and the 11366th largest city in the United States . Meriden is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually but its population has decreased by -3.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 813 in 2010. Meriden reached it's highest population of 814 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Meriden has a population density of 1,037 people per square mile.

The average household income in Meriden is $61,668 with a poverty rate of 10.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $758 per month, and the median house value is $107,600. The median age in Meriden is 33 years, 26.3 years for males, and 36.5 years for females.

Meriden Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Meriden was:

  • White: 90.66%
  • Two or more races: 5.43%
  • Native American: 3.91%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Meriden, Kansas is 784 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 778.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 813.

Meriden, Kansas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White71890.66%
Two or More Races435.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native313.91%
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Meriden Population by Race

Meriden Population Pyramid $2021

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Meriden Median Age

33


Total

26.3


Male

36.5


Female

Meriden Adults

There are 578 adults, (93 of whom are seniors) in Meriden.

Meriden Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Meriden Sex Ratio

Female

362

45.71%

Male

430

54.29%

Meriden Population by Age

Meriden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Meriden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All70.3%29.7%
Female62.8%37.2%
Non Family59.1%40.9%
Male54.8%45.2%

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meriden Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3032.6170.3
Married1363.3983.8
Non Family931.3359.1
Female432.9362.8
Male312.6154.8

3.14

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Meriden Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade102.09%
9th to 12th Grade40.84%
High School Graduate18137.79%
Some College15933.19%
Associates Degree5912.32%
Bachelors Degree408.35%
Graduate Degree265.43%
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Meriden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Meriden Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White44142750
2+ Races202010
Native American18186
Hispanic66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Meriden Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,500$40,804$34,135
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$32,059$32,212$31,563
Some College$36,875$42,273$32,614
Bachelors Degree$53,333$49,375$54,167
Graduate Degree$53,281$$52,969

$38,500

Average Earnings

$40,804

Average Male

$34,135

Average Female

Meriden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meriden Language by Age

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Meriden Language

99.58% of Meriden residents speak only English, while 0.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.28% of the population.

Meriden Language

Meriden Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White718567.80%
Native3131100.00%

10.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.44%

Male Poverty Rate

15.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meriden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meriden is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meriden is White, with 7.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.67%.

Meriden Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College15.60%
Bachelors or Greater9.09%
High School8.29%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Meriden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed48.39%
Female Unemployed44.44%
Male Employed3.06%
Female Employed2.96%

Meriden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meriden Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,375$61,668
Families$70,625$68,321
Married Families$77,500-
Non Families$34,583$43,195
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Income by Household Type

Meriden Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Meriden Married by Age and Sex

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Meriden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Meriden Marital Status by Race

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Meriden Marital Status

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50

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War16
First Gulf War14
Vietnam4
Korea2
World War II

Meriden Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+17
35 to 5417
55 to 647
18 to 347
65 to 742

Meriden Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White427.87%
Native American844.44%

Meriden Veterans by Race

Meriden Veterans by Education

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20.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meriden Veterans by Education

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68.7%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Meriden Employment by Age

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Meriden Employment by Race

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Meriden Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.16%

Born in Meriden

99.12%

Native Born

0.88%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.12% of Meriden residents were born in the United States, with 78.16% having been born in Kansas. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Meriden Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202178420.26%
202078220.26%
201978020.26%
2018778-7-0.89%
2017785-2-0.25%
2016787-1-0.13%
2015788-5-0.63%
20147930.00%
2013793-8-1.00%
20128010.00%
2011801-13-1.60%
20108140.00%

Meriden Population by Year