Meriden

Meriden is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States, located halfway between the regional cities of New Haven and Hartford. The city is part of the South Central Connecticut Planning Region. In 2020, the population of the city was 60,850. Meriden was originally a part of the neighboring town of Wallingford. It was granted a separate meetinghouse in 1727, became a town in 1806 with over 1,000 residents.

Overview for Meriden , CT

60,790 people live in Meriden , where the median age is 40.2 and the average individual income is $34,050. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

60,790

Total Population

40.2 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$34,050

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Meriden , CT

Meriden has 25,191 households, with an average household size of 2.37. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Meriden do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 60,790 people call Meriden home. The population density is 2,561.47 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

60,790

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.2

Median Age

47.94 / 52.06%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
25,191

Total Households

2.37

Average Household Size

$34,050

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Meriden , CT

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Meriden . The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Benjamin Franklin School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Washington Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
H. C. Wilcox Technical High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Orville H. Platt High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Thomas Hooker School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Midstate Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Our Lady Of Mount Carmel
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Thomas Edison Magnet Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Casimir Pulaski School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Francis T. Maloney High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Israel Putnam School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Lincoln Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Roger Sherman School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
1/5

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