Meridian, California Population 2022

294
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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.

Meridian Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Meridianwas:

  • White: 89.93%
  • Other race: 6.12%
  • Two or more races: 2.16%
  • Native American: 1.08%
  • Asian: 0.72%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Meridian, California is 294 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 304.

Meridian, California Population 2022

Population by Race

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Meridian Population by Race

Meridian Population Pyramid 2022

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Meridian Median Age

49.5


Total

44.5


Male

54


Female

Meridian Adults

There are 229 adults, (44 of whom are seniors) in Meridian.

Meridian Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Meridian Sex Ratio

Female

112

40.29%

Male

166

59.71%

Meridian Population by Age

Meridian Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Meridian Household Types

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meridian Households and Families

2.79

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Meridian Households by Type

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Meridian Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Meridian Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

Meridian Educational Attainment by Race

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$32,045

Average Earnings

$45,000

Average Male

$28,333

Average Female

Meridian Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meridian Language by Age

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Meridian Language

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.

Meridian Language

Meridian Poverty by Race

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10.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.02%

Male Poverty Rate

5.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meridian

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%.

Meridian Poverty

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Meridian Poverty Rate by Education

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Meridian Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meridian Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Meridian Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

71.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Meridian Married by Age and Sex

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Meridian Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Meridian Marital Status by Race

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Meridian Marital Status

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9

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Meridian Veterans by War

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Meridian Veterans by Age

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Meridian Veterans by Race

Meridian Veterans by Education

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55.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meridian Veterans by Education

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50.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.9%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Meridian Employment by Age

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Meridian Employment by Race

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Meridian 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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70.50%

Born in Meridian

92.09%

Native Born

7.91%

Foreign Born

7.19%

Non Citizen

0.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Meridian Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Meridian Population by Year