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Population in 2012: 40 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -25.9%
Males: (11.7%)
Females: 36  (88.3%)

Median resident age:  62.0 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 73058

Estimated median household income in 2012: $15,218 (it was $25,500 in 2000)
Meridian:

$15,218
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,585

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $31,773 (it was $18,800 in 2000)
Meridian:

$31,773
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $35,121; Detached houses: $29,184; Mobile homes: $46,400
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  • Black alone - 29 (76.3%)
  • White alone - 7 (18.4%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (5.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Meridian: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.20 square miles.

Population density: 201 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Meridian:

  • High school or higher: 98.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 47.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Meridian town:

  • Never married: 29.8%
  • Now married: 26.3%
  • Separated: 12.3%
  • Widowed: 19.3%
  • Divorced: 12.3%



According to our research of Oklahoma and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Meridian, Oklahoma as of August 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Meridian to the number of sex offenders is 20 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $629 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (2.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edmond, OK (17.8 miles , pop. 68,315).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (29.8 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (212.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: East Logan, OK (1.5 miles) , Langston, OK (2.6 miles ), Coyle, OK (2.8 miles ), Fallis, OK (3.1 miles) , Guthrie, OK (3.3 miles ), Luther, OK (3.6 miles ), Arcadia, OK (3.6 miles ), Carney, OK (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 35.84 N, Longitude: 97.25 W

Area code: 405

Meridian household income distribution Meridian home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+20.0%).

Most common industries for females in 2008-2012 (%):



  • Accommodation and food services (45%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)



Average climate in Meridian, Oklahoma

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Tornado activity:

Meridian-area historical tornado activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 399% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/3/1999, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.1 miles away from the Meridian town center killed 36 people and injured 583 people and caused $1000 million in damages.

On 4/30/1978, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Meridian-area historical earthquake activity is above Oklahoma state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.6 miles away from Meridian center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/8/2002 at 16:07:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from Meridian center
On 12/17/1992 at 07:18:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Logan County (32) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 25
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 18, Floods: 17, Tornadoes: 12, Winter Storms: 7, Fires: 3, Ice Storms: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Meridian topographic map

Birthplace of: Otis Clark - Centenarian.


Hospitals/medical centers near Meridian:

  • COLONIAL ESTATES (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GUTHRIE, OK)
  • COMPANION HOSPICE, L L C (Hospital, about 10 miles away; GUTHRIE, OK)
  • COMPANION HOME HEALTH, LLC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; GUTHRIE, OK)

Political contributions by individuals in Meridian, OK

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Meridian:

  • Langston University (about 8 miles; Langston, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 19 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 10,514)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 22 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 17,377)
  • Rose State College (about 29 miles; Midwest City, OK; FT enrollment: 3,197)
  • University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (about 30 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 3,132)
  • Oklahoma City University (about 30 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 3,069)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 32 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,044)

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Notable location: Meridian Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Willow Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Logan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.8. This is about average.
City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.198. This is significantly better than average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.198
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.80. This is about average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.80
U.S.:

9.39
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.7. This is about average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.492. This is significantly better than average. There were 2 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.492
U.S.:

2.433


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.0%

Average household size:
This town:  1.7 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  54.5%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.5%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 4.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Meridian, OK

Meridian compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Meridian travel time to work - commute


Meridian mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Other fuel (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Electricity (27%)

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Religion statistics for Meridian town (based on Logan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.52%
Here33.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of God
Adherents40.1%17.3%10.4%6.5%5.4%
Congregations18.4%14.3%4.1%2.0%8.2%
NameChurches of ChristChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.5%4.0%3.5%2.1%6.2%
Congregations14.3%6.1%6.1%2.0%24.5%
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: 5
Logan County:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Logan County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Logan County:

29.9%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

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


9.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,603 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.95%
Oklahoma average:

8.21%

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 Oklahoma County, OK  4.60% ($40,736 average AGI)
from Payne County, OK  0.39% ($30,400)
from Cleveland County, OK  0.27% ($29,938)


9.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.21%
Oklahoma average:

7.91%

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 Oklahoma County, OK  4.33% ($33,495 average AGI)
to Cleveland County, OK  0.39% ($37,667)
to Payne County, OK  0.33% ($33,632)

Strongest AM radio stations in Meridian:

  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOKC (1490 AM; 1 kW; GUTHRIE, OK; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTOK (1000 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KTLR (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: TYLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQCV (800 AM; 3 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Meridian:

  • K247AH (97.3 FM; GUTHRIE, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)
  • KOSU-FM (91.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSPI-FM (93.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: STILLWATER BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KJYO (102.7 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXXY-FM (96.1 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KHBZ-FM (94.7 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KTST (101.9 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KATT-FM (100.5 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMGL (104.1 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KCSC (90.1 FM; EDMOND, OK; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL OKLAHOMA)
  • KYIS (98.9 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KALU (89.3 FM; LANGSTON, OK; Owner: LANGSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • KRXO (107.7 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NV)
  • KOMA-FM (92.5 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NV)
  • KYLV (88.9 FM; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K202CP (88.3 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KTUZ-FM (106.7 FM; OKARCHE, OK; Owner: TYLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKNG-FM (93.3 FM; NEWCASTLE, OK; Owner: TYLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KOKF (90.9 FM; EDMOND, OK; Owner: R.D.M BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • K296EH (107.1 FM; PERRY, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Meridian:

  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • KOCO-TV (Channel 5; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: OHIO/OKLAHOMA HEARST- ARGYLE TELEVISION)
  • KOPX (Channel 62; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: PAXSON OKLAHOMA CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFOR-TV (Channel 4; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KSBI (Channel 52; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KOCB (Channel 34; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: KOCB LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KOKH-TV (Channel 25; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: KOKH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KETA-TV (Channel 13; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KTBO-TV (Channel 14; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF OKLAHOMA CITY, INC.)
  • KXOC-LP (Channel 54; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K21DF (Channel 21; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KWEM-LP (Channel 31; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: WESTWOOD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K69EK (Channel 69; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: ARKANSAS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • KOHC-LP (Channel 7; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KDSA-LP (Channel 11; NORMAN, OK; Owner: DAY STAR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KQOK (Channel 30; SHAWNEE, OK; Owner: SHAWNEE BROADCASTING, INC.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 12090 Hwy 105 Guthrie Ok Near Meridian Logan Ok (Lat: 35.869778 Lon: -97.268361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: KNCA945
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/12/2001, Expiration Date: 12/04/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2012
    Registrant: Meridian Vo. Fire Dept. Inc, 9951 N Sagittarius Drive, Guthrie, OK 73044, Phone: (405) 260-1710, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9

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