Meridian, New York

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Population in 2013: 301 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.0%
 
Males: 151  (50.5%)
Females: 150  (49.5%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 13113.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,922 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Meridian:

$56,922
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,467 (it was $15,567 in 2000)

Meridian village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $109,124 (it was $63,100 in 2000)
Meridian:

$109,124
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $136,418; Detached houses: $145,920; Townhouses or other attached units: $101,547; In 2-unit structures: $91,354; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $161,984; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $743,158; Mobile homes: $49,765

Median gross rent in 2013: $653.

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  • Races in Meridian, NY (2010)

    Meridian races chart
    • 29495.1%White alone
    • 72.3%Two or more races
    • 72.3%Hispanic
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Meridian: 96.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.0%), Irish (16.9%), English (8.5%), French (8.3%), Dutch (6.5%), Italian (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1854

Elevation: 455 feet

Land area: 0.69 square miles.

Population density: 435 people per square mile   (low).

Meridian, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Meridian:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.4%
  • Unemployed: 0.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Meridian village:

  • Never married: 30.6%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.6%
New York:

22.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $3,024 (2.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,456 (2.7%)

Meridian satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clay, NY (17.2 miles , pop. 58,805).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (54.3 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (210.7 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Cato, NY (1.4 miles ), Ira, NY (1.8 miles ), Conquest, NY (2.7 miles ), Jordan, NY (2.7 miles ), Weedsport, NY (2.9 miles ), Brutus, NY (2.9 miles ), Lysander, NY (3.0 miles ), Mentz, NY (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $131,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $140,900
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $140,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.16 N, Longitude: 76.54 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Meridian household income distribution Meridian home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-0.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (30%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (37%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Meridian, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Meridian, New York average temperatures Meridian, New York average precipitation Meridian, New York humidity Meridian, New York wind speed Meridian, New York snowfall Meridian, New York sunshine Meridian, New York clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Meridian-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.3 miles away from the Meridian village center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 12.7 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Meridian-area historical earthquake activity is near New York 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 122.7 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 167.7 miles away from Meridian center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 228.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 259.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 197.7 miles away from Meridian 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 101.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cayuga County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Meridian topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Meridian:

  • SYRACUSE HOME ASSOCIATION (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BALDWINSVILLE, NY)
  • MICHAUD RESIDENTIAL HEALTH SERVICES INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FULTON, NY)
  • HOSPITALS HOME HEALTH CARE HHA (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; FULTON, NY)
  • CAYUGA COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • ST. JOSEPH'S - SENECA (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; LIVERPOOL, NY)
  • FINGER LAKES CENTER FOR LIVING (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; AUBURN, NY)
  • AUBURN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; AUBURN, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meridian:

  • Cayuga County Community College (about 16 miles; Auburn, NY; Full-time enrollment: 3,141)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 21 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)
  • Onondaga Community College (about 21 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 8,920)
  • Syracuse University (about 22 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 20,717)
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (about 22 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Le Moyne College (about 24 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 3,041)
  • Hobart William Smith Colleges (about 32 miles; Geneva, NY; FT enrollment: 2,476)

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Cemetery: Meridian Village Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Cayuga 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 63.5. This is about average.

City:

63.5
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.295. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.295
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 11.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Meridian that have no violations reported:

  • CROSS LAKE PARK (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.2%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This village:  3.0 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  80.8%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  12.5%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.0% of all households

Meridian compared to New York state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
New York average:

13.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (65%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Meridian village (based on Cayuga County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic23,93710
Mainline Protestant6,46238
Evangelical Protestant2,88631
Other5025
Orthodox1501
Black Protestant1191
None45,970-
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: 17
Cayuga County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Cayuga County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Cayuga County:

3.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Here:

7.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Cayuga County:

25.6%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.2%
State:

15.6%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,361
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$688
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$515
Totals for Government 0$0 12$2,564

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

  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $18,000 ($59.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($53.16)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($39.87)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($33.22)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($19.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($19.93)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($16.61)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($16.61)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($6.64)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($3.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $4,000 ($13.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,000 ($73.09)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $29,000 ($96.35)
    All Other: $11,000 ($36.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $7,000 ($23.26)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($3.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,000 ($9.97)
    Highways: $3,000 ($9.97)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.32)
  • Tax - Property: $24,000 ($79.73)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($9.97)
    NEC: $2,000 ($6.64)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $38,000 ($126.25)

4.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,661 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
New York average:

5.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Onondaga County, NY  0.99% ($41,027 average AGI)
from Oswego County, NY  0.29% ($29,965)
from Tompkins County, NY  0.29% ($28,894)


4.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,351 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
New York average:

5.46%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Onondaga County, NY  1.01% ($35,413 average AGI)
to Oswego County, NY  0.33% ($28,776)
to Tompkins County, NY  0.26% ($29,747)

Strongest AM radio stations in Meridian:

  • WFBL (1050 AM; 3 kW; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDCW (1390 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAMF (1300 AM; 1 kW; FULTON, NY; Owner: DONALD H. DEROSA)
  • WNSS (1260 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WACK (1420 AM; 5 kW; NEWARK, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES, INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWLF (1340 AM; 1 kW; AUBURN, NY; Owner: WOLF RADIO, INC)
  • WSIV (1540 AM; 3 kW; E. SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CRAM COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Meridian:

  • WBBS (104.7 FM; FULTON, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSEN-FM (92.1 FM; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMHR (102.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZUN (102.1 FM; PHOENIX, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVO (89.9 FM; OSWEGO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WTKV (105.5 FM; OSWEGO, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WYYY (94.5 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBXL (90.5 FM; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BALDWINSVILLE CENTRAL SCHOOL DIST.)
  • WCNY-FM (91.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: THE PUB. B/C COUNC. OF CEN. NY, INC.)
  • WNTQ (93.1 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCOV-FM (93.7 FM; CLYDE, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W251AK (98.1 FM; NEDROW, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRH (106.5 FM; MINETTO, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • W278AH (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, JAMESVILLE, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF THE FINGER LAKES, INC.)
  • WWHT (107.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLLW (99.3 FM; SENECA FALLS, NY; Owner: AUBURN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLTI (105.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVOA-FM (103.9 FM; MEXICO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNYR-FM (98.5 FM; WATERLOO, NY; Owner: LAKE COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Meridian:

  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WSTM-TV (Channel 3; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSTM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WTVH (Channel 5; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WTVH LICENSE, INC.)
  • W11BP (Channel 11; SYRACUSE, ETC., NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTVU-LP (Channel 22; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WOBX-LP (Channel 35; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WBLZ-LP (Channel 13; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSTQ-LP (Channel 14; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: FEDERAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W51BA (Channel 51; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W30AJ (Channel 30; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: JOHN MESTER INCOME FAMILY TRUST)
  • W48AO (Channel 48; AUBURN, NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
  • WMBO-LP (Channel 60; SYRACUSE, ETC., NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WNDR-LP (Channel 18; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • W54AK (Channel 54; AUBURN, NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Rt 370 Firehouse (Lat: 43.166722 Lon: -76.539944), Call Sign: KTC993, Licensee ID: L00016795
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/28/2011, Expiration Date: 12/19/2021
    Registrant: Cayuga County 911 Communications, 7445 County House Rd, Auburn, NY 13021-8297, Phone: (315) 253-1191, Fax: (315) 253-1192, Email:
  • Firehouse Jordan Rd (Lat: 43.136444 Lon: -76.521611), Call Sign: KTC997, Licensee ID: L00016795
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/2002, Expiration Date: 01/21/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2012
    Registrant: Cayuga County 911 Communications, 7445 County House Rd, Auburn, NY 13021-8297, Phone: (315) 253-1191, Fax: (315) 253-1192, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$90,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$60,990
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$41,030
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0402.00

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