Meriden, Kansas

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.9%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 3.0% for two or more races residents)
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Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Kansas:

3.7%
Population change in the 1990s: +65 (+10.1%).
Most common industries in Meriden, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.9%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.6%)
  • Food (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (15.6%)
  • Food (11.7%)
  • Public administration (10.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Rail transportation (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.1%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Social assistance (6.3%)
  • Rail transportation (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Meriden, KS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Electricians (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (12.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.2%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)

Average climate in Meriden, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 76.5. This is about average.

City:

76.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.77
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Meriden-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 108% 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 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 417.0 miles away from Meriden center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 356.5 miles away from Meriden center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 362.3 miles away from Meriden center
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 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 378.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Meriden topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • EVENTIDE CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TOPEKA, KS)
  • INDIAN TRAILS MENTAL HEALTH LIVING CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TOPEKA, KS)
  • PROVIDENCE LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TOPEKA, KS)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION TOPEKA (Hospital, about 11 miles away; QOPEKA, 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: 5,092)
  • University of Kansas (about 24 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 22,788)
  • Baker University (about 36 miles; Baldwin City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,752)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 45 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University (about 48 miles; Olathe, KS; FT enrollment: 2,158)
  • Park University (about 48 miles; Parkville, MO; FT enrollment: 9,131)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 49 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 11,976)

Public high school in Meriden:

Public elementary/middle schools in Meriden:

See full list of schools located in Meriden

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)

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Art Crews - Professional wrestler.

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

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

JEFFERSON CO RWD 1 (Population served: 2,250, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Asbestos. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-04-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-04-2014), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Asbestos. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Asbestos. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2014), St Public Notif received (JAN-29-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Asbestos. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-05-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-05-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-29-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Asbestos. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-08-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Asbestos. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-08-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-08-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • 2 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-28-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-28-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
JEFFERSON CO RWD 8 (Population served: 53, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
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

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
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Kansas average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Meriden
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Meriden, KS (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,98813
Evangelical Protestant2,77020
Catholic1,8295
Other31
None11,536-
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: 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
Jefferson County:

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:
This county:

8.4%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

29.9%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

11.9%
Kansas:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
Kansas:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Meriden:

42.4%
Kansas:

45.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Meriden:

18.5%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.5%
Kansas:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Meriden:

6.7
Kansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.0%
Kansas:

33.6%

General health condition:
Meriden:

54.7%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Meriden:

78.8%
Kansas:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Meriden, KS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 2$4,966$29,7960$0
Solid Waste Management 2$7,880$47,2800$0
Sewerage 2$8,777$52,6620$0
Parks and Recreation 2$3,400$20,4001$262
Other Government Administration 2$7,086$42,5160$0
Judicial and Legal 1$8,111$97,3322$1,632
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 8$5,331
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 11$40,220$43,87611$7,225

Meriden government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $118,000 ($148.24)
    Regular Highways: $101,000 ($126.88)
    Central Staff Services: $80,000 ($100.50)
    Financial Administration: $80,000 ($100.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($57.79)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($43.97)
    Police Protection: $15,000 ($18.84)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($15.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($11.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $74,000 ($92.96)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $38,000 ($47.74)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($3.77)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $126,000 ($158.29)

Meriden government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $184,000 ($231.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($57.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $43,000 ($54.02)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($7.54)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.51)
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,000 ($2.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($25.13)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($5.03)
  • Tax - Property: $293,000 ($368.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $44,000 ($55.28)

Meriden government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,705,000 ($2141.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,668,000 ($2095.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,000 ($46.48)

Meriden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $434,000 ($545.23)

7.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,427 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Kansas average:

6.44%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Shawnee County, KS  1.70% ($48,770 average AGI)
from Douglas County, KS  1.54% ($48,261)
from Leavenworth County, KS  0.79% ($52,842)

Businesses in Meriden, KS

  • Subway: 1

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:

Oct 30, 2016 01:00 AM, Detlor Rd, Lat: 39.126139, Lon: -95.570050, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 28, 2014 11:16 AM, Sr-4, 74th Rd, Lat: 39.180042, Lon: -95.569522, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 27, 1982 09:00 PM, Wyandotte, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 223ft / 67.7mTotal length
  • $1,757,000Total costs
  • 11,347Total average daily traffic
  • 589Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,582Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Meriden, KS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Meriden, KS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 2 Miles Ne Meriden On Standpipe 1 (Lat: 39.236944 Lon: -95.531639), Call Sign: WDZ988,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2013, Expiration Date: 08/30/2023, Registrant: Paul Heinen & Associates Inc, Valley Falls, KS 66088-0129, Phone: (785) 945-3245, Fax: (785) 945-6269, Email:
  • Lat: 39.190889 Lon: -95.569861, Call Sign: WQXP566,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.462 MHz, 467.462 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/2016, Expiration Date: 05/02/2026, Certifier: Robert E Rettel, Registrant: Comm-Tronix, 1735 Mccormick, Wichita, KS 67213, Phone: (316) 263-5958, Fax: (316) 462-0555, Email:

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 Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

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:

16 (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, Certificate Issue Date: 07/30/1997
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 08/12/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Earl R Ketchem, 222 Bluff Creek Rd, Meriden, KS 66512
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5435Z , Serial Number: 22-9209, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 08/17/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth R Stiles, 6431 86th St, 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, Certificate Issue Date: 10/31/1983
    Registrant (Individual): David L Dba Christy, Po Box 432, Meriden, KS 66512, Other Owners: Enterprises Christy
  • Aircraft: SIX CHUTER INC 2SR7 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 75642 , Serial Number: 97-1709-2SR7, Year manufactured: 1996, Airworthiness Date: 01/28/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 12/04/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Glen Dale Long, 7310 Westlake Rd, Meriden, KS 66512
  • Aircraft: MATT SCORPION WM-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8862 , Serial Number: M-101, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 09/11/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 10/24/2012
    Registrant (LLC): Heloworks Group LLC, Po Box 432, Meriden, KS 66512

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 42. The highest number of fires - 62 took place in 2003, and the least - 2 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Meriden, KS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (65.2%), and Structure Fires (23.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Meriden, KS
    • 46565.2%Outside Fires
    • 17023.8%Structure Fires
    • 598.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 192.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Meriden, KS
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Meriden, KS
  • 88.6%Utility gas
  • 8.5%Electricity
  • 3.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Meriden, KS
  • 60.6%Electricity
  • 39.4%Utility gas


Meriden compared to Kansas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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