Living in Meriden, CT

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Meriden, Connecticut Info Snack

Population
59,676
Unemployment
6.0%
Poverty
10.4%
Median Home
$171,900
Median Income
$58,843
Median Rent
$1,027

Meriden SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
8

Meriden, CT Crime Report

1,177
Total Crimes
1,982.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-19.97%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Meriden
/ 100k People
Connecticut
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,177 1,982.2 1,610.2 2,476.7
Violent Crime 157 264.4 183.6 366.7
Murder 3 5.1 2.9 5.0
Robbery 38 64.0 54.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 97 163.4 105.0 250.2
Property Crime 1,020 1,717.8 1,426.6 2,109.9
Burglary 178 299.8 180.7 340.5
Larceny 719 1,210.9 1,078.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 123 207.1 167.3 219.9

Meriden, CT Cost Of Living

110
Meriden's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Meriden Connecticut National Average
Overall 110 124 100
Services 121 123 100
Groceries 107 108 100
Health 106 112 100
Housing 97 137 100
Transportation 108 114 100
Utilities 122 129 100

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Rankings for Meriden in Connecticut

Map Of Meriden, CT

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Population over time in Meriden

Year Population % Change
2019 59,676 -0.3%
2018 59,864 -0.6%
2017 60,241 0.1%
2016 60,203 -0.4%
2015 60,439 -0.3%
2014 60,616 -0.1%
2013 60,691 0.0%
2012 60,674 0.1%
2011 60,608 0.2%
2010 60,484 -

Race / Ethnicity in Meriden

White
57.5% (34,330)
African American
9.2% (5,477)
American Indian
0.3% (202)
Asian
1.7% (990)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (87)
Two Or More
2.0% (1,173)
Hispanic
29.2% (17,417)
Race Meriden CT USA
White 57.5% 66.9% 60.7%
African American 9.2% 9.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.7% 4.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 2.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 29.2% 16.1% 18.0%

Gender in Meriden

Female
53.4% (31,860)
Male
46.6% (27,815)
Gender Meriden CT USA
Female 53.4% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 46.6% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Meriden for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (2,983)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (4,177)
High School / GED
39.0% (23,273)
Some College
18.0% (10,741)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (4,774)
Bachelor's Degree
15.0% (8,951)
Master's Degree
5.0% (2,983)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,193)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (596)
Education Meriden CT USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 39.0% 27.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 17.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 15.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Meriden, Connecticut

Less than $10,000
5.0% (300,536)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.7% (219,165)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.5% (504,314)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.0% (479,832)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.9% (1,010,726)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.9% (1,130,801)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.7% (879,227)
$100,000 to $149,999
14.2% (850,082)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.4% (379,809)
$200,000 or more
3.6% (213,103)
Income Meriden CT USA
Less than $10,000 5.0% 5.0% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.7% 3.5% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.5% 7.1% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.0% 6.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.9% 10.4% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.9% 15.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.7% 12.5% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 14.2% 17.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.4% 9.5% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.6% 12.6% 7.7%

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