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Population in 2012: 801 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.5%
 

Males: 396  (49.5%)
Females: 405  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  33.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66512.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,662 (it was $40,221 in 2000)
Meriden:

$49,662
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,071

Meriden city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $109,778 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Meriden:

$109,778
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $92,971; Detached houses: $101,059; Townhouses or other attached units: $55,720; In 2-unit structures: $111,440; Mobile homes: $16,032

Median gross rent in 2012: $739.

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  • White alone - 772 (95.0%)
  • Hispanic - 18 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 11 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Meriden: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (30.1%), Irish (14.0%), English (10.4%), Dutch (5.1%), Scottish (4.6%), United States (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 970 feet

Land area: 0.36 square miles.

Population density: 2,253 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Meriden:

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Meriden city:

  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 36.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 21.6%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Meriden, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Meriden to the number of sex offenders is 134 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,964 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,414 (2.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Topeka, KS (12.2 miles , pop. 122,377).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (54.9 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (447.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Ozawkie, KS (2.5 miles ), Grantville, KS (2.7 miles) , Hoyt, KS (2.9 miles ), Valley Falls, KS (3.5 miles ), Topeka, KS (3.5 miles ), Perry, KS (3.5 miles ), Mayetta, KS (3.6 miles ), Lecompton, KS (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $146,000
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $230,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.19 N, Longitude: 95.57 W

Area code: 785

Meriden household income distribution Meriden home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Meriden by Year
Type 2006 2007 2010 2011
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Thefts 2102
per 100,000 280.5140.30.0244.5
Auto thefts 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.9) 11.65.80.010.1

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +65 (+10.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Electricians (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Meriden-area historical tornado activity is above Kansas state average. It is 209% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Meriden city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1960, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 92 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Meriden-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 22.6 miles away from Meriden center
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 47.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from Meriden center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Art Crews - Professional wrestler.


Hospitals/medical centers near Meriden:

  • BRIGHTON PLACE NORTH (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; TOPEKA, KS)
  • COUNTRYSIDE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TOPEKA, KS)
  • WOODLAND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TOPEKA, KS)

Political contributions by individuals in Meriden, KS

Airports located in Meriden:

Amtrak station near Meriden:

  • 11 miles: TOPEKA (5TH & HOLLIDAY STS.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meriden:

  • Washburn University (about 13 miles; Topeka, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,484)
  • University of Kansas (about 24 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 24,411)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 45 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,397)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 49 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 7,433)
  • Grantham University (about 49 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 4,150)
  • Kansas State University (about 55 miles; Manhattan, KS; FT enrollment: 18,850)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 55 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 9,113)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Meriden:

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Library in Meriden:

  • MERIDEN COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $67,174; Location: 7272 K-4 HWY, STE D; 13,031 books; 589 audio materials; 1,746 video materials; 30 state licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Meriden: Jackson Farmers Grain Elevator Number 5 (A), Meriden Police Department (B), Meriden Community Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.6. This is about average.
City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

26.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 24.2. This is about average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

24.2
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.73
U.S.:

9.59

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

JEFFERSON CO RWD 1 (Population served: 2250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-01-1994 and OCT-12-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-1994)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-21-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-21-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and OCT-05-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-1994)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and JAN-18-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-18-1994)
  • One minor monitoring violation
JEFFERSON CO RWD 8 (Population served: 53, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT Study Recommendation - Between JAN-1994 and JUL-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-1994)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and SEP-02-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-27-2003), St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and AUG-01-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-08-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1994 and NOV-16-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-16-1994)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.3%
(14.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.3%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.9%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Meriden, KS

Meriden compared to Kansas state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.


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Banks with branches in Meriden (2011 data):

  • The Denison State Bank: Meriden Branch at 3675 74th Street, branch established on 1890/03/03. Info updated 2010/09/28: Bank assets: $286.4 mil, Deposits: $239.2 mil, headquarters in Holton, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Denison Bancshares, Inc. Of Holton

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Meriden travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (18%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Meriden city (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.38%
Here39.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALutheran Church
Adherents33.4%32.6%10.1%5.4%4.4%
Congregations31.3%15.6%15.6%3.1%3.1%
NameChurch of the NazareneSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Free Church of AmericaAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.8%2.4%1.7%1.3%5.9%
Congregations3.1%3.1%3.1%3.1%18.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Jefferson County:

3.80 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Jefferson County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Here:

7.05 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson County:

8.4%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

29.9%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
Kansas:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$939
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$579
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,044$36,2645$618
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$461
Totals for Government 2$6,044$36,2649$2,597

Meriden government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $110,000 ($137.33)
    Sewerage: $59,000 ($73.66)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($58.68)
    Regular Highways: $44,000 ($54.93)
    General - Other: $21,000 ($26.22)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($6.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.25)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($1.25)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($16.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $12,000 ($14.98)
    Central Staff: $9,000 ($11.24)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($1.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $194,000 ($242.20)

Meriden government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $102,000 ($127.34)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $8,000 ($9.99)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($3.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $53,000 ($66.17)
    Highways: $21,000 ($26.22)
  • Tax - Property: $213,000 ($265.92)
    Public Utilities: $28,000 ($34.96)

Meriden government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $424,000 ($529.34)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $302,000 ($377.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $79,000 ($98.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $43,000 ($53.68)

Meriden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $199,000 ($248.44)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $13,000 ($16.23)

7.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,164 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.02%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Douglas County, KS  1.67% ($36,310 average AGI)
from Shawnee County, KS  1.66% ($38,687)
from Leavenworth County, KS  0.60% ($37,190)


8.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,247 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.43%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Shawnee County, KS  2.34% ($31,521 average AGI)
to Douglas County, KS  1.55% ($30,257)
to Leavenworth County, KS  0.58% ($29,854)

Strongest AM radio stations in Meriden:

  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTOP (1490 AM; 1 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Meriden:

  • KJTY (88.1 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: JOY PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KLZR (105.9 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)
  • KWIC (99.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDVV (100.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KQTP (102.9 FM; ST. MARYS, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • K205CS (88.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KANU (91.5 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KBUZ (90.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KCVT (92.5 FM; SILVER LAKE, KS; Owner: RICHARD P. BOTT, II)
  • KNZA (103.9 FM; HIAWATHA, KS; Owner: KNZA, INC.)
  • KJHK (90.7 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

TV broadcast stations around Meriden:

  • KTWU (Channel 11; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA)
  • KSNT (Channel 27; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION OF TOPEKA)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • KTMJ-CA (Channel 43; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K21AP (Channel 55; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KUJH-LP (Channel 14; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

Meriden fatal accident list:

Apr 27, 1982 09:00 PM, Wyandotte, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Meriden)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 2 Miles Ne Meriden On Standpipe 1 (Lat: 39.236944 Lon: -95.531639), Call Sign: WDZ988, Licensee ID: L00067408
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/23/2003, Expiration Date: 08/30/2013
    Registrant: Rural Water District 3 Jefferson County, Valley Falls, KS 66088, Phone: (913) 945-3245

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • KC33XC005, 5333 110th St (Lat: 39.238833 Lon: -95.531806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76 m, Overall height: 79 m, Call Sign: WQQY610
    Assigned Frequencies: 11225.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11225.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz... (+26 more)
    Grant Date: 03/26/2013, Expiration Date: 03/26/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 0.55 Mile West Of State Hwy #4 & 92, 0.45 Mile North Of Meri (Lat: 39.201083 Lon: -95.581083), Call Sign: KDT222
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.570 MHz
    Expiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999
    Registrant: United Telephone Company Of Iowa, Wentzville, MO 63385

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Meriden)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: BEECH A23A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 116 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-346 SERIES (165 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2333W , Serial Number: M-932, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Mark I Russell, 7626 Scout Dr, Meriden, KS 66512
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5314L , Serial Number: 28-4616, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/17/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Earl R Ketchem, 222 Bluff Creek Rd, Meriden, KS 66512
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172RG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6150R , Serial Number: 172RG0095, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 11/26/1979
    Registrant (Individual): David L Dba Christy, 3225 62nd St, Meriden, KS 66512, Other Owners: Enterprises Christy
  • Aircraft: SIX CHUTER INC 2SR7 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 75642 , Serial Number: 97-1709-2SR7, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Glen Dale Long, 7310 Westlake Rd, Meriden, KS 66512
  • Aircraft: BEECH C90 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 9, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 201 mph), Engine: U/A CANADA PT6A SERIES (715 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 925ES , Serial Number: LJ-906, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 04/16/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Flight Plan LLC, Po Box 550, Meriden, KS 66512
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9351J , Serial Number: 28-3449, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 06/22/1966
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Rick Farrant, 7529 Lakeview Rd, Meriden, KS 66512, Other Owners: Jeremy M Houck, Ron E Moranz


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 62
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Meriden


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Most common first names in Meriden, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1869.0 years
James1573.7 years
George1379.0 years
John1275.4 years
Hazel983.0 years
Charles978.0 years
Robert871.1 years
Clarence783.7 years
Joseph777.1 years
Frank782.6 years
Most common last names in Meriden, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Cook1481.8 years
Martin876.4 years
Rodecap876.5 years
Smith772.7 years
Johnson672.0 years
Clark588.2 years
Anderson572.2 years
Metzger586.0 years
Payne579.0 years
Thomas577.8 years

Businesses in Meriden, KS

  • Subway: 1


Meriden on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Rail transportation"
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  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Music stores"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers"
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  • #83 (66512) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German Russian first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
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