Meridian, Colorado Population 2024

5,029

Meridian is a city located in Douglas County Colorado. Meridian has a 2024 population of 5,029. Meridian is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 4.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,792 in 2020.

The average household income in Meridian is $112,004 with a poverty rate of 5.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Meridian is 33.2 years, 31.6 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Meridian Demographics

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

  • White: 62.2%
  • Asian: 16.94%
  • Two or more races: 8.73%
  • Black or African American: 8.09%
  • Native American: 1.79%
  • Other race: 1.73%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.52%
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,732.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.95% (237)
The current population of Meridian, Colorado is 5,029 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,792.

Meridian, Colorado Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,12862.2%
Asian85216.94%
Two or more races4398.73%
Black or African American4078.09%
Native American901.79%
Other race871.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander260.52%
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White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Meridian Population by Race

Meridian Population Pyramid 2024

Meridian Median Age

33.2

Total

31.6

Male

34.8

Female

Meridian Adults

There are 4,481 adults, (675 of whom are seniors) in Meridian.

Meridian Age Dependency

32.1

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

14.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Meridian Sex Ratio

Female2,12442.24%
Male2,90557.76%

Meridian Population by Age

Meridian Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6381.916.583.5
Non Family1,6441.3510.189.9
Married8902.7828.571.5
Male5330100
Female513.1829.470.6
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2.78

Average Family Size

1.9

Average Household Size

16.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Meridian 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

Meridian Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Meridian Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 62.67%.

Meridian Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$60,229

Average Earnings

$70,300

Average Male

$54,953

Average Female

Meridian Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meridian Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Meridian Language

77.52% of Meridian residents speak only English, while 22.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 9.49% of the population.

Meridian Language

Meridian Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,9651976.64%
Hispanic486306.17%
Asian852182.11%
Black407163.93%
Other871213.79%
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5.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.48%

Male Poverty Rate

7.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meridian

The race most likely to be in poverty in Meridian is Other, with 13.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meridian is Asian, with 2.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.6%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.98%.

Meridian Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College9.83%
High School3.64%
Bachelors or Greater2.35%
Less Than 9th Grade1.1%
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Meridian Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed19.78%
Female Unemployed8.13%
Female Employed2.52%
Male Employed0.63%
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Meridian Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meridian Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Meridian Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Meridian Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Meridian 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.

Meridian Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Meridian Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

230

Number of Veterans

208

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

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Meridian Veterans by War

count

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Meridian Veterans by Age

count

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Meridian Veterans by Race

Meridian Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meridian Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

76.6%

Labor Force Participation

71.9%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Meridian Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Meridian Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Meridian 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

34.18%

Born in Meridian

82.12%

Native Born

17.88%

Foreign Born

12.77%

Non Citizen

5.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.12% of Meridian residents were born in the United States, with 34.18% having been born in Colorado. 12.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Meridian Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20245,029
20235,029
20225,029751.51%
20214,9541623.38%
20204,7921,15231.65%
20193,640250.69%
20183,6152336.89%
20173,382551.65%
20163,3272207.08%
20153,10739414.52%
20142,7131194.59%
20132,5941305.28%
20122,4641305.57%
20112,334-636-21.41%
20102,970
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Meridian Population by Year