meriden Demographics

Educational Attainment

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 2,210 5.9 % 6.3 %
High School Graduate 17,149 45.8 % 32.2 %
Some College 8,659 23.1 % 24.4 %
Bachelor’s Degree 6,384 17.0 % 22.9 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 3,049 8.1 % 14.1 %
High School Graduate or Higher 32,620 87.1 % 87.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 7,940 21.2 % 21.2 %

Age Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 60,203 - -
19 years old and under 12,372 20.6 % 25.5 %
20 to 44 years old 21,068 35.0 % 12.6 %
45 to 64 years old 17,139 28.5 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 9,624 16.0 % 1.9 %

Language Spoken at Home

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 43,085 80.2 % 84.4 %
Spanish 10,355 19.3 % 14.4 %
Other Languages 300 0 % 0 %

Marital Status

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 9,619 39.3 % 33.6 %
Married 10,497 42.8 % 50.4 %
Separated 414 1.7 % 2.5 %
Divorced 3,977 16.2 % 13.4 %

Census Housing Report

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 29,569 - -
Occupied Housing Units 25,180 85.2 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 4,389 14.8 % 12.4 %
1-Unit, Detached 14,596 49.4 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 1,181 4.0 % 5.9 %
2-Units 3,758 12.7 % 3.6 %
3 to 4 Units 3,733 12.6 % 4.4 %
5 to 9 Units 1,846 6.2 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 1,232 4.2 % 4.4 %
20 or More Units 3,141 10.6 % 9.0 %
Mobile Homes 78 0.3 % 6.2 %
Boat, RV, or Van 4 0.0 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 737 2.5 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 3,237 10.9 % 13.5 %
Built 1970 to 1979 3,831 13.0 % 15.3 %
Built 1960 to 1969 4,020 13.6 % 10.7 %
Built 1940 to 1959 6,681 22.6 % 15.5 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 9,751 33.0 % 12.8 %
Electric 3,446 11.7 % 33.9 %
Oil / Kerosene 10,477 35.4 % 4.2 %
Natural Gas 10,377 35.1 % 42.1 %
Tank or LP Gas 468 1.6 % 4.1 %
Coal 30 0.1 % 0.1 %
Wood 203 0.7 % 1.6 %
Other Fuel 93 0.3 % 0.4 %
None 86 0.3 % 1.0 %

Racial Breakdown

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 49,172 83.7 % 75.1 %
African-American 5,695 9.7 % 13.1 %
Native American 139 0.2 % 0.9 %
Asian 946 1.6 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 2,828 4.8 % 5.2 %

Economic Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 55,547 57,617
Median Family Income 70,318 71,062
Median Per Capita Income 30,580 31,128

Weather

  • Chance of Sunshine 46.67 %
  • Temperature 52.83 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.65 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 21.98
    [CDD] 0

Earthquakes

Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.08 %
6.0 0.02 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area

Public Information

Unemployment Information

Data sourced by HomeFacts.com