Meridian is a city located in Sutter County California. With a 2020 population of 294, it is the 1240th largest city in California and the 22124th largest city in the United States. Meridian is currently declining at a rate of -1.67% annually and its population has decreased by -3.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 304 in 2020. Spanning over 5 miles, Meridian has a population density of 56 people per square mile.
The average household income in Meridian is $72,391 with a poverty rate of 10.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $833 per month, and the median house value is $201,300. The median age in Meridian is 49.1 years, 43.8 years for males, and 52.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Meridianwas:
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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 100.00%.
83.52% of Meridian residents speak only English, while 16.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.73% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Meridian is Native, with 66.67% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Meridian is Hispanic, with 4.84% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.18%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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92.09% of Meridian residents were born in the United States, with 70.50% having been born in California. 7.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.