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Meriden, CT
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Meriden profile

Living in Meriden

Meriden is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Connecticut. With a population of 60,242 people and 18 associated neighborhoods, Meriden is the 13th largest community in Connecticut.

Also of interest is that Meriden has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In terms of college education, Meriden is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.74% of adults 25 and older in Meriden have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Meriden in 2018 was $35,859, which is low income relative to Connecticut, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $143,436 for a family of four. However, Meriden contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Meriden is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Meriden home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Meriden residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Meriden also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 37.07% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Meriden include Italian, Irish, German, Polish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Meriden is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.