StatisticMeridenConnecticutNational
Population60,2033,565,287328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2,53073691
Median age41.040.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1834%43%43%
Speak English76%78%79%
Speak Spanish18%12%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Meriden is 244% higher than Connecticut
  • The median age in Meriden is 1% higher than Connecticut
  • In Meriden 81.68% of the population is White
  • In Meriden 9.46% of the population is Black
  • In Meriden 1.57% of the population is Asian

Compare Meriden, CT Demographics

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      Meriden population breakdown by race

      RaceMeridenConnecticutNational
      White81.68%77.14%73.35%
      Black9.46%10.39%12.63%
      Asian1.57%4.26%5.22%
      American Indian0.23%0.26%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race2.36%2.98%3.06%
      Other race4.70%4.95%4.75%
      In Meriden, 25.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Meriden age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Meriden, CT demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).