Meriden, CT
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Meriden, Connecticut Info Snack

Population
59,512
Unemployment
7.0%
Poverty
10.9%
Median Home
$171,700
Median Income
$58,472
Median Rent
$1,041

Meriden SnackAbility

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

Meriden, CT Crime Report

1,405
Total Crimes
2,371.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
1.10%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Meriden
/ 100k People
Connecticut
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,405 2,371.8 1,746.7 2,346.0
Violent Crime 151 254.9 181.6 387.8
Murder 4 6.8 3.9 6.5
Robbery 39 65.8 57.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 84 141.8 103.8 279.7
Property Crime 1,254 2,116.9 1,565.1 1,958.2
Burglary 142 239.7 187.1 314.2
Larceny 927 1,564.9 1,141.2 1,398.0
Car Theft 185 312.3 236.8 246.0

Meriden, CT Cost Of Living

109
Meriden's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Meriden Connecticut National Average
Overall 109 124 100
Services 119 121 100
Groceries 104 108 100
Health 107 112 100
Housing 98 138 100
Transportation 109 112 100
Utilities 123 134 100

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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
2020 59,512 -0.6%
2019 59,864 -0.6%
2018 60,241 0.1%
2017 60,203 -0.4%
2016 60,439 -0.3%
2015 60,616 -0.1%
2014 60,691 0.0%
2013 60,674 0.1%
2012 60,608 0.2%
2011 60,484 -

Race / Ethnicity in Meriden

White
53.5% (31,821)
African American
8.2% (4,876)
American Indian
0.3% (160)
Asian
2.1% (1,251)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (72)
Two Or More
2.4% (1,452)
Hispanic
33.4% (19,880)
Race Meriden CT USA
White 53.5% 66.0% 60.1%
African American 8.2% 9.9% 12.2%
American Indian 0.3% 0.1% 0.6%
Asian 2.1% 4.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.4% 2.6% 2.8%
Hispanic 33.4% 16.4% 18.2%

Gender in Meriden

Female
53.7% (31,943)
Male
46.3% (27,568)
Gender Meriden CT USA
Female 53.7% 51.2% 50.8%
Male 46.3% 48.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Meriden for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (3,570)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (4,760)
High School / GED
36.0% (21,424)
Some College
20.0% (11,902)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (4,760)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (8,331)
Master's Degree
5.0% (2,975)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,190)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (595)
Education Meriden CT USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 17.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 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
4.9% (291,637)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.6% (272,053)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.0% (475,444)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.9% (470,961)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.1% (959,383)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (1,129,505)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.1% (898,979)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.7% (812,385)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.4% (382,951)
$200,000 or more
4.3% (257,896)
Income Meriden CT USA
Less than $10,000 4.9% 4.9% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.6% 3.4% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.0% 6.8% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.9% 6.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.1% 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 15.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.1% 12.2% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.7% 17.6% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.4% 9.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.3% 13.2% 8.3%

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