Meridian, MS
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Meridian Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Meridian Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
37,325

Age

PEOPLE OF Mississippi DETAILS
Under 5 Years 7.05
5 To 17 17.22
18 To 24 9.26
25 To 34 14.48
35 To 54 23.57
55 To 64 12.84
65 Years And Over 15.58

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 6.1
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 84.7
COLLEGE GRADUATES 21.0

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Meridian 22277 18210.30875816192 #EE2025
USA 32621 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Meridian 32807 14509.668817275639 #EE2025
USA 60293 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
28.7%

Employment Industries in Meridian

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 19.1
Retail 14.0
Education 9.7
Accommodation 8.5
Manufacturing 8.0
Public Service 5.2
Construction 5.0
Finance 4.9
Other 4.4
Professional, scientific, and technical services 4.2
Transportation 4.0
Wholesale 2.9
Administration 2.8

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 33.6
Black Or African American 62.8
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.1
Asian 0.9
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.0
Other Race / Two or More Races 0.5
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 2.1

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
English 4.3
Irish 4.1
German 3.3
Scots-Irish 1.6
French 1.1
Scottish 1.0
African 0.9
European 0.6
Norwegian 0.4
Italian 0.4
Dutch 0.3
Welsh 0.3
Portuguese 0.3
Polish 0.3
Northern European 0.2
British 0.2
Swedish 0.2
Czech 0.2
Russian 0.2
French Canadian 0.2

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 96.9
Spanish 1.7
Langs. of India 0.5
Polish 0.3
Chinese 0.2
Russian 0.2
German/Yiddish 0.2
French 0.1
Native American languages 0.0
African languages 0.0
Other Indo-European 0.0
Arabic 0.0
Hungarian 0.0
Navajo 0.0
Pacific Island languages 0.0
Tagalog 0.0
Other Asian languages 0.0
Vietnamese 0.0
Laotian 0.0
Thai 0.0

Foreign Born Meridian Residents:
1.8%