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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

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 about Scout's Demographic Data

Meridian Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
36,347

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.0%
5 - 17:
17.3%
18 - 24:
8.9%
25 - 34:
14.5%
35 - 54:
22.9%
55 - 64:
13.3%
Over 65 Years:
16.2%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
5.6%
5.6%
High School Graduates
81.8%
81.8%
College Graduated
20.2%
20.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Meridian
$23,116
$23,116
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Meridian
$32,422
$32,422
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
27.1%

Employment Industries in Meridian

 
Healthcare
20.7%
20.7%
Retail
12.1%
12.1%
Accommodation
10.2%
10.2%
Manufacturing
9.8%
9.8%
Education
8.7%
8.7%
Finance
5.0%
5.0%
Transportation
4.7%
4.7%
Public Service
4.6%
4.6%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
4.1%
4.1%
Other
4.1%
4.1%
Administration
3.8%
3.8%
Construction
3.0%
3.0%
Wholesale
2.3%
2.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
Black or African American
62.8%
62.8%
White
33.3%
33.3%
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
2.4%
2.4%
Asian
0.8%
0.8%
Other Race / Two or More Races
0.7%
0.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

English
3.9%
3.9%
Irish
3.2%
3.2%
German
3.0%
3.0%
Scots-Irish
1.3%
1.3%
French
1.3%
1.3%
Scottish
1.0%
1.0%
African
0.9%
0.9%
European
0.8%
0.8%
Polish
0.4%
0.4%
Italian
0.4%
0.4%
Norwegian
0.4%
0.4%
Portuguese
0.4%
0.4%
British
0.3%
0.3%
Dutch
0.3%
0.3%
Swedish
0.3%
0.3%
Greek
0.2%
0.2%
Northern European
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Welsh
0.2%
0.2%
Czech
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
96.9%
96.9%
Spanish
1.9%
1.9%
Langs. of India
0.5%
0.5%
Polish
0.3%
0.3%
Chinese
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
German/Yiddish
0.2%
0.2%
French
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.0%
0.0%
Arabic
0.0%
0.0%
Hungarian
0.0%
0.0%
Native American languages
0.0%
0.0%
Navajo
0.0%
0.0%
Pacific Island languages
0.0%
0.0%
Other Asian languages
0.0%
0.0%
Vietnamese
0.0%
0.0%
Laotian
0.0%
0.0%
Thai
0.0%
0.0%
Miao/Hmong
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Meridian Residents:
1.9%