For population 25 years and over in Meridian:
For population 15 years and over in Meridian village:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,768 (2.7%)
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+: New York, NY (216.9 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
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:
Latitude: 43.16 N, Longitude: 76.54 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 315
Population change in the 1990s: -2 (-0.6%).
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-area historical tornado activity is slightly below New York state average. It is 70% 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 significantly below New York state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/12/1994 at 10:43:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 72.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/25/1998 at 13:30:26, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 11.2 mi) earthquake occurred 83.8 miles away from Meridian center
On 7/31/1997 at 07:15:29, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2001 at 20:15:15, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/4/2004 at 23:55:26, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MW, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.7 miles away from Meridian center
On 7/19/2007 at 17:07:58, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 MD, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), 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: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Meridian:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meridian:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.198. This is significantly better than average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.80. This is about average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.7. This is about average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Meridian and their reported violations in the past:MERIDIAN FIRE DEPT. (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.2%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Meridian compared to New York state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Meridian village (based on Cayuga County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.15%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Meridian government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Meridian government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
4.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,387 average adjusted gross income)
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:
5.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,673 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0402.00
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