Meriden, Connecticut

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Population in 2013: 60,456 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 
Males: 29,876  (49.4%)
Females: 30,580  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  39.4 years
Connecticut median age:  40.5 years

Zip codes: 06450.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,685 (it was $43,237 in 2000)
Meriden:

$49,685
CT:

$67,098

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,422 (it was $20,597 in 2000)

Meriden city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $177,473 (it was $114,700 in 2000)
Meriden:

$177,473
CT:

$267,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $213,028; Detached houses: $232,060; Townhouses or other attached units: $157,653; In 2-unit structures: $146,292; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $114,767; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $111,009; Mobile homes: $54,949

Median gross rent in 2013: $925.

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  • Races in Meriden, CT (2013)

    Meriden races chart
    • 35,03757.9%White alone
    • 17,38528.7%Hispanic
    • 6,50810.8%Black alone
    • 9741.6%Two or more races
    • 5510.9%Asian alone
    • 1760.3%Other race alone
    • 900.1%American Indian alone

Races in Meriden detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Meriden: 130.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (14.6%), Irish (10.8%), Polish (9.6%), German (6.8%), French (5.3%), English (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 05/1806

Elevation: 140 feet

Land area: 23.7 square miles.

Population density: 2,546 people per square mile   (average).

Meriden,CT real estate house value index trend

Meriden, Connecticut map

For population 25 years and over in Meriden:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Meriden city:

  • Never married: 37.3%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

5,935 residents are foreign born (5.0% Latin America, 2.2% Europe).

This city:

9.8%
Connecticut:

13.9%



According to our research of Connecticut and other state lists there were 146 registered sex offenders living in Meriden, Connecticut as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Meriden to the number of sex offenders is 405 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,316 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,367 (2.5%)

Meriden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (69.1 miles , pop. 222,611).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (73.3 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Middlefield, CT (2.2 miles ), Wallingford, CT (2.3 miles ), Cheshire Village, CT (2.4 miles ), Cheshire, CT (2.4 miles ), Wallingford Center, CT (2.4 miles ), Southington, CT (2.5 miles ), Berlin, CT (2.5 miles ), Kensington, CT (2.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 37 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 1998: 53 buildings, average cost: $73,100
  • 1999: 41 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2000: 68 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2001: 46 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2002: 71 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2003: 95 buildings, average cost: $81,700
  • 2004: 133 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2005: 118 buildings, average cost: $67,600
  • 2006: 58 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2007: 66 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $74,800
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 2010: 17 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $85,200
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $75,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.53 N, Longitude: 72.80 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,554 (-7.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,326 (30.1%)

Area code: 203

Meriden household income distribution Meriden home values distribution

Crime rates in Meriden by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 2021130230050
per 100,000 3.40.03.41.71.75.00.03.45.10.00.08.20.0
Rapes 74814141161012692519
per 100,000 11.96.813.523.623.618.510.116.920.210.014.841.031.4
Robberies 56816012193135106728870577685
per 100,000 95.6136.9101.6204.0157.0226.7177.8121.3148.4116.693.5124.7140.4
Assaults 364857707873618873687811671
per 100,000 61.581.196.5118.0131.6122.6102.3148.3123.1113.3127.9190.4117.2
Burglaries 526592504517504433459409393416444421385
per 100,000 897.91,000.3853.3871.8850.6727.0770.0689.2662.9693.0728.1690.9635.8
Thefts 1,5451,7871,6331,5111,6171,4631,4481,4731,5741,2891,1361,223972
per 100,000 2,637.53,019.42,764.82,547.92,729.22,456.32,429.22,482.12,654.82,147.21,862.92,007.11,605.1
Auto thefts 157110146182177215186161125132141168146
per 100,000 268.0185.9247.2306.9298.7361.0312.0271.3210.8219.9231.2275.7241.1
Arson 3602013289486595
per 100,000 5.110.10.033.721.947.015.16.713.510.08.214.88.3
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 259.5281.7270.3309.2302.7310.1270.8268.2278.1228.5219.8289.1229.5

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Crime rate in Meriden detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 127 (117 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Connecticut average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Connecticut:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,224 (-2.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Meriden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Meriden, Connecticut

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Meriden-area historical tornado activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Meriden city center injured 40 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 10/3/1979, a category F4 tornado 24.9 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 500 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Meriden-area historical earthquake activity is near Connecticut state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 184.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 209.5 miles away from Meriden center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 149.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 212.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 188.5 miles away from Meriden center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 122.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in New Haven County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Blizzards: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 3, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Meriden topographic map

Birthplace of: George Murdock - Anthropologist, Al Niemiec - Baseball player, Carl Rettenmeyer - Biologist, Henry T. King - Lawyer, Jack Barry (baseball) - Baseball player and coach, Rob Hyman - Musician, Thomas Gaffey - Politician, Tomie dePaola - Illustrator and author, Ed Walsh, Jr. - Major League Baseball player, Francis T. Maloney - Politician.

Main business address for: CUNO INC (GENERAL INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY & EQUIPMENT, NEC).

Hospitals in Meriden:

  • C R I: LYDALE PLACE (350 LYDALE PLACE)
  • MIDSTATE MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 435 LEWIS AVE)
  • MIDSTATE VNA AND HOSPICE (ONE RESEARCH PARKWAY)
  • SOUTH REGION-COTTAGE 11 (35 UNDERCLIFF ROAD)
  • SOUTH REGION-COTTAGE 9/12 AND TRANSITION UNIT (35 UNDERCLIFF ROAD)
  • SOUTH REGION-UNITS A , B AND C (35 UNDERCLIFF ROAD)

Dialysis Facilities in Meriden:

  • CENTRAL CT DIALYSIS CENTER (377 RESEARCH PARKWAY)
  • COMPREHENSIVE DIALYSIS CARE LLC (61 POMEROY AVE. BUILDING A)

Home Health Centers in Meriden:

  • FRANCISCAN HOME CARE (267 FINCH AVE)

Nursing Homes in Meriden:

  • APPLE REHAB COCCOMO (33 CONE AVE)
  • BRADLEY HOME AND PAVILLION, THE (320 COLONY STREET)
  • CONNECTICUT BAPTIST HOMES, INC (292 THORPE AVENUE)
  • CORNER HOUSE (1 GRISWOLD ST)
  • CURTIS HOME - ST ELIZABETH CEN (380 CROWN STREET)
  • MERIDEN CENTER (845 PADDOCK AVE)
  • MILLER MEMORIAL COMMUNITY (360 BROAD STREET)
  • SILVER SPRINGS CARE CENTER (33 ROY ST)
  • WESTFIELD CARE AND REHAB CENTER (65 WESTFIELD RD)

Airports and heliports located in Meriden:

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Amtrak station:

MERIDEN (60 STATE ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

College/University in Meriden:

  • Marinello Schools of Beauty-Meriden (Full-time enrollment: 616; Location: 1231 E Main St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.marinello.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meriden:

  • Wesleyan University (about 8 miles; Middletown, CT; Full-time enrollment: 3,517)
  • Quinnipiac University (about 10 miles; Hamden, CT; FT enrollment: 8,153)
  • Central Connecticut State University (about 11 miles; New Britain, CT; FT enrollment: 9,989)
  • University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus (about 13 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 2,250)
  • Tunxis Community College (about 13 miles; Farmington, CT; FT enrollment: 2,787)
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College (about 15 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 4,491)
  • Post University (about 15 miles; Waterbury, CT; FT enrollment: 5,808)

Public high schools in Meriden:

Public elementary/middle schools in Meriden:

Private elementary/middle schools in Meriden:

  • ST STANISLAUS SCHOOL (Students: 231; Location: 81 AKRON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 207; Location: 159 W MAIN ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL SCHOOL (Students: 179; Location: 115 LEWIS AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • KINDER GARDEN LEARNING CENTER (Students: 26; Location: 20 S BROAD TER; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Meriden, School District: MERIDEN SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Meriden:

  • MERIDEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,980,035; Location: 105 MILLER ST.; 235,049 books; 18 e-books; 9,143 audio materials; 4,926 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 148 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Southern Connecticut State University should also be in your list of "Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meriden"
  • Jason Morytko - College baseball player (Layfayette), Krystal Wilson - College Volleyball player (Western Connecticut State University, Britany Price - College tennis player (Sacred Heart University), Courtney Price -College tennis player (Fairfield Stags), Gervais Barger- College basketball player (Central Connecticut State Univ), Christina DiGiacomo - College swimmmer (Plymouth State University)

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Notable locations in Meriden: The Corner (A), Castle Crag (B), Hunter Memorial Golf Course (C), Law Enforcement Resource Center (D), Curtist Memorial Library (E), Andrews Homestead Museum (F), YWCA (G), Veterans Memorial Hospital Health Sciences Library (H), Meriden Public Library (I), Hunters Ambulance Service (J), South Meriden Volunteer Fire Department (K), Meriden Fire Engine Company 5 (L), Meriden Fire Engine Company 4 (M), Meriden Fire Engine Company 2 (N), Meriden Fire Engine Company 1 (O), Meriden Fire Prevention (P), Meriden Fire Engine Company 3 (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: South Meriden Shopping Center (1), Town Line Square Shopping Center (2), Centennial Plaza Shopping Center (3), Chamberlain Plaza Shopping Center (4), Park Plaza Shopping Center (5), Meriden Hub Shopping Center (6), Meriden Parkade Shopping Center (7), Express Plaza Shopping Center (8), Meriden Square Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Meriden: CUNO INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Meriden include: Meriden Hills Baptist Church (A), Mount Hebron Baptist Church (B), Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church (C), Parker African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (D), Saint Andrews Episcopal Church (E), Saint John Lutheran Church (F), Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church (G), Saint Laurent Roman Catholic Church (H), Saint Nicholas Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Burying Ground 1720 (1), Broad Street Cemetery (2), Sacred Heart Cemetery (3), Saint Laurents Cemetery (4), Saint Patricks Cemetery (5), Saint Stanislaus Cemetery (6), East Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Kifmire Pond (A), Hanover Pond (B), Mirror Lake (C), Baldwins Pond (D), Beaver Pond (E), Bishops Pond (F), New Dam Pond (G), Bradley Hubbard Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spoon Shop Brook (A), Cathole Brook (B), Willow Brook (C), Crow Hollow Brook (D), Sodom Brook (E), Harbor Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Meriden include: Bronson Avenue Park (1), Brookside Park (2), West Peak State Park (3), Washington Park (4), Ceppa Field (5), Columbus Park (6), Habershon Field (7), Saint Johns Field (8), Hubbard Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Dossin Park Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Dequaine Lester Foundation (Museums; 39 West Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Meriden Inn (1102 East Main Street) (1), Extended Stay America (366 Bee Street) (2), Colonial Park Motel (1696 North Broad Street) (3), Silver City Grill (275 Research Parkway) (4), Candlewood Suites (1151 East Main Street) (5), Meriden Arms Motel (1899 North Broad Street) (6), East Inn Hotel (900 East Main Street Suite 2) (7), Yale Resident Apartments (900 East Main Street) (8), Flamingo Inn (1601 North Broad Street) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Connecticut State - Judicial Branch- Geographical Areas GA Criminal-Motor Vehicle-Smal- (54 West Main Street) (1), Connecticut State - Judicial Branch- Superior Court Housing- Meriden Judicial Dist (54 Wmain Street) (2), Meriden City - Probate Court- Office (City Hall) (3), Connecticut State - Judicial Branch- Superior Court Housing- Meriden- Housing Ses (54 West Main Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

New Haven County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 99.6. This is worse than average.

City:

99.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.267. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.267
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 13.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.4
U.S.:

6.6

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.17. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.17
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.9
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Meriden and their reported violations in the past:

MERIDEN WATER DIVISION (Population served: 58,441, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-06-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-06-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2014)
  • 65 regular monitoring violations
COOKS ISLAND VIEW MOTEL (Serves ME, Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.8%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.0% for Black residents, 35.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.8% for American Indian residents, 32.7% for other race residents, 14.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Connecticut:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.8%
Whole state:  66.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.9%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Meriden in 2010:

  • 660 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 143 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 59 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 43 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 24 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 22 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 4 people in correctional residential facilities

People in group quarters in Meriden in 2000:

  • 815 people in nursing homes
  • 190 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 31 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 31 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 19 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 17 people in religious group quarters
  • 16 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children

Meriden compared to Connecticut state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Meriden (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Meriden Eastside Branch, Meriden Westside Branch, Meriden Main Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Naugatuck Savings Bank: East Main Street Branch at 1295 East Main Street, branch established on 2000/08/10; West Main Street Branch at 500 West Main Street, branch established on 2011/07/23. Info updated 2009/08/17: Bank assets: $915.6 mil, Deposits: $741.6 mil, headquarters in Naugatuck, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: East Side Branch at 733 East Main Street, branch established on 1983/10/29; Meriden Branch at 30 East Main Sreet, branch established on 1968/03/29. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • People's United Bank: Meridian Stop And Shop at 485 Broad Street, branch established on 1999/11/11; Meriden West Stop And Shop Branch at 566 West Main Street, branch established on 2000/04/04. Info updated 2012/02/16: Bank assets: $27,319.3 mil, Deposits: $20,835.4 mil, headquarters in Bridgeport, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 374 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Meriden Branch at 400 East Main Street, branch established on 1854/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Webster Bank, National Association: Meriden East Branch at 652 East Main Street, branch established on 1964/10/16. Info updated 2008/12/23: Bank assets: $18,674.3 mil, Deposits: $13,861.5 mil, headquarters in Waterbury, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 167 total offices, Holding Company: Webster Financial Corporation
  • Liberty Bank: Meriden Branch at 852 East Main Street, branch established on 2011/01/18. Info updated 2011/01/06: Bank assets: $3,394.1 mil, Deposits: $2,747.0 mil, headquarters in Middletown, CT, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Meriden, Connecticut:

  • Residence Inn By Marriott, 390 Bee St, Meriden, CT 06450 , Phone: (203) 634-7770, Fax: (203) 238-4081
  • Parkway Motel, 1966 N Broad St, Meriden, CT 06450 , Phone: (203) 235-5800
  • Hampton Inn Meriden, 10 Bee St, Meriden, CT 06450 , Phone: (203) 235-5154, Fax: (203) 235-7139
  • Flamingo Inn, 1601 North Broad St, Meriden, CT 06450 , Phone: (203) 235-9772
  • Candlewood Suites Motel, 1149 East Main St, Meriden, CT 06450 , Phone: (203) 379-5048
  • Extended Stay America, 366 Bee St, Meriden, CT 06450 , Phone: (203) 630-1927, Fax: (203) 630-2271
  • Amit Arora, 1151 E Main St, Meriden, CT 06450 , Phone: (203) 379-5048, Fax: (203) 379-5174
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 2090 N Broad St, Meriden, CT 06450 , Phone: (203) 440-9770, Fax: (203) 440-9776
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Meriden, Connecticut

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Connecticut average:

12.4

Meriden travel time to work - commute Meriden mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (42%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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Religion statistics for Meriden city (based on New Haven County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic304,677104
Mainline Protestant52,851149
Evangelical Protestant33,484208
Other19,94379
Black Protestant6,47135
Orthodox3,73111
None441,320-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 172
New Haven County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 7
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 96
New Haven County:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Connecticut:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 186
New Haven County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 764
Here:

9.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.19 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.2%
Connecticut:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
New Haven County:

24.0%
Connecticut:

21.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.4%
State:

15.8%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 28$173,135$74,2010$0
Other Government Administration 21$118,799$67,8850$0
Judicial and Legal 7$45,867$78,6290$0
Police Protection - Officers 122$931,901$91,6620$0
Police - Other 15$69,345$55,47640$43,777
Firefighters 101$641,836$76,2580$0
Fire - Other 2$8,639$51,8340$0
Streets and Highways 36$223,063$74,3540$0
Airports 0$0 3$4,421
Welfare 11$70,826$77,26514$17,077
Health 36$174,231$58,07713$26,116
Solid Waste Management 1$7,612$91,3441$343
Sewerage 16$98,392$73,7940$0
Parks and Recreation 25$152,066$72,99210$3,505
Water Supply 29$184,198$76,2200$0
Transit 0$0 1$1,632
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 675$4,343,789$77,223151$123,081
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 320$1,034,873$38,808241$400,524
Local Libraries 24$132,337$66,16915$18,513
Other and Unallocable 62$345,895$66,9470$0
Totals for Government 1,531$8,756,804$68,636489$638,989

Meriden government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $15,879,000 ($262.65)
    Sewerage: $1,950,000 ($32.25)
    Water Utilities: $1,273,000 ($21.06)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $33,000 ($0.55)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $104,485,000 ($1728.28)
    General - Other: $25,399,000 ($420.12)
    Police Protection: $9,571,000 ($158.31)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,810,000 ($112.64)
    Water Utilities: $6,362,000 ($105.23)
    Sewerage: $4,728,000 ($78.21)
    Health - Other: $3,291,000 ($54.44)
    Financial Administration: $2,644,000 ($43.73)
    Regular Highways: $2,196,000 ($36.32)
    Central Staff Services: $2,117,000 ($35.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,881,000 ($31.11)
    Libraries: $1,752,000 ($28.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,168,000 ($19.32)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $967,000 ($16.00)
    General Public Buildings: $903,000 ($14.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $783,000 ($12.95)
    Public Welfare - Other: $182,000 ($3.01)
    Parking Facilities: $138,000 ($2.28)
    Air Transportation: $52,000 ($0.86)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,075,000 ($83.95)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,291,000 ($104.06)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $483,000 ($7.99)
    General - Other: $88,000 ($1.46)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $65,684,000 ($1086.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $429,000 ($7.10)

Meriden government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $6,169,000 ($102.04)
    All Other: $3,177,000 ($52.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,710,000 ($44.83)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,510,000 ($24.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $130,000 ($2.15)
    Parking Facilities: $93,000 ($1.54)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $44,000 ($0.73)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,161,000 ($19.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $178,000 ($2.94)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,217,000 ($69.75)
    Interest Earnings: $1,871,000 ($30.95)
    Rents: $294,000 ($4.86)
    Sale of Property: $159,000 ($2.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,458,000 ($123.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $69,505,000 ($1149.68)
    All Other: $12,637,000 ($209.03)
    General Local Government Support: $3,387,000 ($56.02)
    Highways: $1,336,000 ($22.10)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,260,000 ($20.84)
  • Tax - Property: $97,248,000 ($1608.57)
    Other License: $91,000 ($1.51)

Meriden government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $104,288,000 ($1725.02)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,983,000 ($1488.40)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,305,000 ($236.62)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $25,800,000 ($426.76)
    Beginning: $14,895,000 ($246.38)

Meriden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,363,000 ($72.17)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,406,000 ($618.73)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,288,000 ($70.93)

3.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.88%
Connecticut average:

4.33%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($498 average AGI)
New Haven County:

0.05%
Connecticut average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fairfield County, CT  0.80% ($51,822 average AGI)
from Hartford County, CT  0.45% ($47,917)
from Middlesex County, CT  0.21% ($48,825)


4.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,036 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Connecticut average:

4.84%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($711 average AGI)
New Haven County:

0.11%
Connecticut average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fairfield County, CT  0.75% ($52,758 average AGI)
to Hartford County, CT  0.51% ($45,348)
to Middlesex County, CT  0.29% ($57,022)

Strongest AM radio stations in Meriden:

  • WMMW (1470 AM; 3 kW; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP OF CT)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXCT (990 AM; 3 kW; SOUTHINGTON, CT; Owner: THE ADD RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAT (910 AM; 5 kW; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW BRITAIN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WELI (960 AM; 5 kW; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPOP (1410 AM; 5 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WATR (1320 AM; 5 kW; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WATR, INC.)
  • WMRD (1150 AM; 3 kW; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CROSSROADS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFNW (1380 AM; 5 kW; NAUGATUCK, CT; Owner: CANDIDO DIAS CARRELO)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Meriden:

  • WKSS (95.7 FM; HARTFORD-MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWYZ (92.5 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZMX (93.7 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMRQ (104.1 FM; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHCN (105.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPKT (90.5 FM; MERIDEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDRC-FM (102.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKCI-FM (101.3 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRCH (100.5 FM; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPLR (99.1 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • W227AJ (93.3 FM; NORTHFORD, CT; Owner: SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY)
  • WIHS (104.9 FM; MIDDLETOWN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTIC-FM (96.5 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WWUH (91.3 FM; WEST HARTFORD, CT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD)
  • WCCC-FM (106.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MARLIN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJMJ (88.9 FM; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ST. THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WYBC-FM (94.3 FM; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: YALE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W226AG (93.1 FM; HAMDEN, CT; Owner: SAINT THOMAS SEMINARY)
  • WRXC (90.1 FM; SHELTON, CT; Owner: MONROE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WEZN-FM (99.9 FM; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Meriden:

  • WTIC-TV (Channel 61; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • W11BJ (Channel 11; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS SITE MANAGEMENT LLC)
  • WTXX (Channel 20; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: WTXX INC.)
  • WVIT (Channel 30; NEW BRITAIN, CT; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WEDH (Channel 24; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTNH (Channel 8; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCTX (Channel 59; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: WTNH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDY (Channel 65; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUVN (Channel 18; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFSB (Channel 3; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W51BZ (Channel 51; NEW HAVEN, CT; Owner: it COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WHCT-LP (Channel 38; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: VENTURE TECHNOLOGIES GROUP, LLC)
  • WHTX-LP (Channel 10; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WRDM-LP (Channel 13; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ZGS HARTFORD, INC.)
  • WMLD-LP (Channel 6; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: HARVARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEDW (Channel 49; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSAH (Channel 43; BRIDGEPORT, CT; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • W12BH (Channel 12; WATERBURY, CT; Owner: CONN.PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W28AJ (Channel 28; ALLINGTOWN, CT; Owner: PAGING ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • WUTH-CA (Channel 47; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Meriden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Meriden)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Meriden, CT)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 164 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Meriden)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Meriden)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 17 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED443$166,158171$133,766822$160,87890$53,8226$1,539,00033$116,7883$48,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED23$167,30413$95,231100$168,69021$37,6190$06$139,1670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED61$172,67246$109,543450$164,51173$49,6444$232,50045$120,1112$12,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN35$160,34331$113,323244$173,6156$88,6671$14,182,00016$134,1250$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$144,3335$157,60080$171,7134$120,2500$03$92,6670$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 17 tracts in Meriden, CT

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED33$170,90920$184,2500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$159,4447$203,1431$65,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$169,5839$166,1110$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$174,2502$170,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$220,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 284
  • Hazardous Condition: 640
  • Service Call: 60
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Meriden

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Meriden, CT
Most common first names in Meriden, CT among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary67781.4 years
John61574.4 years
Joseph51174.2 years
William38474.5 years
Helen34680.9 years
Edward30474.7 years
Anna28483.4 years
Robert26468.7 years
George26375.8 years
Frank25877.2 years
Most common last names in Meriden, CT among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10775.9 years
Johnson6471.3 years
White5075.7 years
Miller4778.5 years
Anderson4377.7 years
Obrien4378.3 years
Hall3978.4 years
Brown3677.0 years
Fontanella3481.9 years
Clark3370.7 years
Businesses in Meriden, CT
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Kroger1
AT&T2Lane Bryant1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Aeropostale1LensCrafters1
American Eagle Outfitters1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ann Taylor1Lowe's1
Ashley Furniture1Macy's1
AutoZone1Marshalls1
Avenue1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Bath & Body Works2McDonald's4
Blockbuster1Men's Wearhouse1
Budget Car Rental1Motherhood Maternity2
Burger King1New Balance1
Burlington Coat Factory1New York & Co1
CVS3Nike8
Charlotte Russe1Old Navy1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Pac Sun1
Cold Stone Creamery1Panera Bread1
Comfort Inn1Payless1
Dairy Queen1Penske1
Deb1Pier 1 Imports1
Domino's Pizza1Pizza Hut1
Dunkin Donuts7Quality1
Express1RadioShack1
Extended Stay America1Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx7Sears2
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Foot Locker1Sprint Nextel1
Forever 211Starbucks1
GNC2Stop & Shop2
GameStop3T-Mobile3
Gymboree1Taco Bell1
H&R Block4Target1
Hawthorn1The Limited1
Hilton1Torrid1
Holiday Inn2U-Haul2
Hollister Co.1UPS6
Hot Topic1Vans4
Hyundai1Verizon Wireless1
JCPenney1Victoria's Secret1
Jones New York3Volkswagen1
Journeys1Walgreens1
Justice1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1

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