Town Of Meriden CT Demographic Data and Boundary Map

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Town Of Meriden, CT

The Town Of Meriden is a County Subdivision of New Haven County. The subdivision has a T5 Census Class Code which indicates that the Town Of Meriden is an active county subdivision that is coextensive with an incorporated place.

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Town Of Meriden Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Town Of Meriden Housing Affordability Index is 120
State of Connecticut Housing Affordability Index is 111
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Town Of Meriden Wealth Index is 77
State of Connecticut Wealth Index is 142
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 59,518
Population in Households 58,559
Population in Familes 46,115
Population in Group Qrtrs 959
Population Density 2,502
Diversity Index1 74
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,414
Average Household Income $74,661
Per Capita Income $29,196
Wealth Index3 77

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 25,961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,996 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,259 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,706 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $180,536
Housing Affordability Index2 120
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 23,255
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 14,721
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATES

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.24% -0.12%
Households -0.33% -0.18%
Families -0.42% -0.24%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

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