Meriden demographics profile

StatisticMeridenConnecticutNational
Population60,2033,588,570318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,53064891
Median age41.040.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%54%55%
Speak English76%78%79%
Speak Spanish18%12%13%
Meriden, CT has a population of 60,203 and is the 644th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,530 per sq mi which is 291% higher than the Connecticut average and 2693% higher than the national average. The median age in Meriden is 41 which is approximately 1% higher than the Connecticut average of 41. In Meriden, 49% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 76% speak English and 18% speak Spanish. 65% of Meriden residents were born in Connecticut, 18% were born out of state, 8% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Meriden is 291% 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 African American.
  • In Meriden 1.57% of the population is Asian.

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Meriden population breakdown by race

RaceMeridenConnecticutNational
White81.68%77.14%73.35%
African American9.46%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.

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