Meriden, Kansas Population 2024

709

Meriden is a city located in Jefferson County Kansas. Meriden has a 2024 population of 709. Meriden is currently declining at a rate of -1.53% annually and its population has decreased by -4.7% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 744 in 2020.

The average household income in Meriden is $71,059 with a poverty rate of 10.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Meriden is 34.4 years, 29.9 years for males, and 44.1 years for females.

Meriden Demographics

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

  • White: 93.6%
  • Two or more races: 4.73%
  • Native American: 1.53%
  • Asian: 0.14%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Kansas
Land Area (mi²)
0.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
937.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.7% (-35)
The current population of Meriden, Kansas is 709 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 744.

Meriden, Kansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White67393.6%
Two or more races344.73%
Native American111.53%
Asian10.14%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Meriden Population by Race

Meriden Population Pyramid 2024

Meriden Median Age

34.4

Total

29.9

Male

44.1

Female

Meriden Adults

There are 541 adults, (83 of whom are seniors) in Meriden.

Meriden Age Dependency

57

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Meriden Sex Ratio

Female28139.08%
Male43860.92%

Meriden Population by Age

Meriden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2932.457030
Married1002.998614
Non Family971.4145.454.6
Female673.1685.114.9
Male292.4562.137.9
showing: 5 rows

2.87

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Meriden Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Meriden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Meriden Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Meriden Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,435

Average Earnings

$41,776

Average Male

$33,625

Average Female

Meriden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meriden Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Meriden Language

99.55% of Meriden residents speak only English, while 0.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.45% of the population.

Meriden Language

Meriden Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White670619.1%
Native1111100%
Hispanic10330%
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10.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.68%

Male Poverty Rate

13.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meriden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meriden is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meriden is White, with 9.1% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.1%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.38%.

Meriden Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College14.45%
High School1.75%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
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Meriden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed87.5%
Female Unemployed23.53%
Female Employed6.25%
Male Employed5.16%
showing: 4 rows

Meriden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meriden Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Meriden Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.8%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Meriden Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Meriden Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Meriden Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Meriden Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

33

Number of Veterans

32

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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Meriden Veterans by War

count

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Meriden Veterans by Age

count

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Meriden Veterans by Race

Meriden Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meriden Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Meriden Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Meriden Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Meriden Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.81%

Born in Meriden

99.44%

Native Born

0.56%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.44% of Meriden residents were born in the United States, with 85.81% having been born in Kansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Meriden Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029654-11-1.65%
2028665-11-1.63%
2027676-11-1.6%
2026687-11-1.58%
2025698-11-1.55%
2024709-11-1.53%
2023720-11-1.5%
2022731-11-1.48%
2021742-2-0.27%
2020744-41-5.22%
201978560.77%
2018779-6-0.76%
2017785-2-0.25%
2016787-2-0.25%
2015789-3-0.38%
201479210.13%
2013791-9-1.12%
2012800
2011800-13-1.6%
2010813
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Meriden Population by Year