Meridian, Texas Population 2021

1,513
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Meridian is a city located in Bosque County Texas. It is also the county seat of Bosque County. With a 2020 population of 1,513, it is the 696th largest city in Texas and the 8677th largest city in the United States . Meridian is currently declining at a rate of -0.07% annually but its population has increased by 1.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,493 in 2010. Meridian reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Meridian has a population density of 726 people per square mile.

The average household income in Meridian is $54,282 with a poverty rate of 25.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $702 per month, and the median house value is $77,300. The median age in Meridian is 35.7 years, 36 years for males, and 35 years for females.

Meridian Demographics

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

  • White: 90.18%
  • Black or African American: 3.86%
  • Native American: 2.23%
  • Asian: 1.96%
  • Two or more races: 1.18%
  • Other race: 0.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Meridian, Texas is 1,513 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,515.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,493.

Meridian, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,37890.18%
Black or African American593.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native342.23%
Asian301.96%
Two or More Races181.18%
Some Other Race90.59%
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Meridian Population by Race

Meridian Population Pyramid $2021

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Meridian Median Age

35.7


Total

36


Male

35


Female

Meridian Adults

There are 1,072 adults, (240 of whom are seniors) in Meridian.

Meridian Age Dependency

83.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Meridian Sex Ratio

Female

732

47.91%

Male

796

52.09%

Meridian Population by Age

Meridian Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Meridian Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male25.6%74.4%
Female35.5%64.5%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
All55.8%44.2%
Married75%25%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Meridian Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5472.6755.8
Married2283.2575
Non Family1561.0851.3
Female1243.4435.5
Male393.1525.6

3.13

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Meridian Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade808.61%
9th to 12th Grade889.47%
High School Graduate36539.29%
Some College22123.79%
Associates Degree606.46%
Bachelors Degree677.21%
Graduate Degree485.17%
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Meridian Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Meridian Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White70060799
Hispanic1771147
Asian30269
Black2113
Other Race94
2+ Races33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.00%.

Meridian Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,548$37,500$16,932
Less Than 9th Grade$19,375$19,688$
High School Graduate$31,149$40,781$12,500
Some College$18,594$$16,719
Bachelors Degree$46,806$64,375$45,556
Graduate Degree$43,611$44,167$

$30,548

Average Earnings

$37,500

Average Male

$16,932

Average Female

Meridian Earnings by Educational Attainment

Meridian Language by Age

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Meridian Language

83.89% of Meridian residents speak only English, while 16.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.01% of the population.

Meridian Language

Meridian Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White98420921.24%
Hispanic37814337.83%
Native3434100.00%
Multiple181055.56%
Asian30826.67%
Other9555.56%
Black4025.00%

25.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.42%

Male Poverty Rate

29.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Meridian

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Meridian is Black, with 5.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 17.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.06%.

Meridian Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College26.07%
High School19.35%
Bachelors or Greater13.04%
Less Than 9th Grade11.84%

Meridian Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed44.71%
Male Employed12.63%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Meridian Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Meridian Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,736$54,282
Families$43,711$60,819
Married Families$56,833-
Non Families$22,037$28,307
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Income by Household Type

Meridian Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

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 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Meridian Marital Status by Race

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Meridian Marital Status

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83

Number of Veterans

77

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War27
Vietnam24
World War II3
Korea3
Second Gulf War3

Meridian Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5427
75+26
65 to 7424
55 to 646
18 to 34

Meridian Veterans by Age

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Meridian Veterans by Race

Meridian Veterans by Education

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8.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Meridian Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

2.2%

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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76.90%

Born in Meridian

93.78%

Native Born

6.22%

Foreign Born

5.24%

Non Citizen

0.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.78% of Meridian residents were born in the United States, with 76.90% having been born in Texas. 5.24% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,513-1-0.07%
20201,514-1-0.07%
20191,515-1-0.07%
20181,516191.27%
20171,497171.15%
20161,48060.41%
20151,474140.96%
20141,460-11-0.75%
20131,471-29-1.93%
20121,500-8-0.53%
20111,508-5-0.33%
20101,5130.00%

Meridian Population by Year